Quotes for Earth Day

35 Inspiring Quotes for Earth Day: 'Keep close to Nature’s heart'

Quotes for Earth Day

Let's celebrate this years Earth Day 2022 on Friday, 22 April with moving Earth Day Quotes from conservationists and environmental philosopher like John Muir and Henry David Thoreau. Also presented voices of great saint like Mother Teresa and statesman like Abraham Lincoln. We are remembering them on this Earth Day to respect our Mother Earth.

Earth Day Quotes

  • “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” by John Muir
  • “The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.” by Lady Bird Johnson
  • “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” by John Muir
  • “A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.” by John James Audubon
  • “We need the tonic of wildness by to wade sometimes in marshes where the bittern and the meadow-hen lurk, and hear the booming of the snipe; to smell the whispering sedge where only some wilder and more solitary fowl builds her nest, and the mink crawls with its belly close to the ground.” by Henry David Thoreau
  • “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” by Albert Einstein
  • “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the Earth.” by Henry David Thoreau
  • “The good man is the friend of all living things.” by Mahatma Gandhi
  • “An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.” by David Attenborough
  • “Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.” by Theodore Roosevelt
  • “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” by Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • “It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.” by David Attenborough
  • “Nature never hurries: atom by atom, little by little, she achieves her work. The lesson one learns from yachting or planting is the manners of Nature; patience with the delays of wind and sun, delays of the seasons, bad weather, excess or lack of water.” by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together … all things connect.” by Chief Seattle
  • “You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” by Jane Goodall
  • “I only feel angry when I see waste. When I see people throwing away things we could use.” by Mother Teresa
  • “Environmentally friendly cars will soon cease to be an option…they will become a necessity.” by Fujio Cho, President of Toyota Motors
  • “There is a pleasure in the pathless woods. There is a rapture on the lonely shore. There is society, where none intrudes by the deep sea, and music in its roar. I love not man the less, but nature more.” by Lord Byron
  • “Until a man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge. Remedies from chemicals will never stand in favorable comparison with the products of nature, the living cell of a plant, the final result of the rays of the sun, the mother of all life.” by Thomas Edison
  • “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” by Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “The earth is what we all have in common.” by Wendell Berry
  • “Earth Day should encourage us to reflect on what we are doing to make our planet a more sustainable and livable place.” by Scott Peters
  • “To leave the world better than you found it, sometimes you have to pick up other people’s trash.” by Bill Nye
  • “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” by Margaret Mead
  • “Earth rejoices our words, breathing and peaceful steps. Let every breath, every word and every step make the mother earth proud of us.” by Amit Ray
  • “The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.” by Gaylord Nelson
  • “Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.” by John Ruskin
  • “He that plants trees loves others beside himself.” by Thomas Fuller
  • “It’s Earth day. I wonder if we can plant more trees than people for a change?” by Stanley Victor Paskavich
  • “Every day is Earth Day, and I vote we start investing in a secure climate future right now.” by Jackie Speier
  • “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” by Margaret Mead
  • “One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.” by Leo Tolstoy
  • “The Earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations.” by John Paul II
  • “Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.” by Jimmy Carter
  • “Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.” by George Washington Carver


These inspiring Earth Day Quotes by great personalities will help all of us to understand importance of our Mother Earth.

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