Earth Day Quotes

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world.Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
– Margaret Mead

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It is not man the ecological crisis threatens to destroy, but the quality of human life.
– Ren Dubos

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The long fight to save wild beauty represents democracy at its best. It requires citizens to practice the hardest of virtues self restraint.
– Edwin Way Teale

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Only in the last moment of human history has the delusion arisen that people can flourish apart from the rest of the living world.
– E.O. Wilson

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I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.
– John Muir

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Arresting global population growth should be second in importance only to avoiding nuclear war on humanity’s agenda.
– Paul and Anne Ehrlich

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And Man created the plastic bag and the tin and aluminum can and the cellophane wrapper and the paper plate.
– Art Buchwald

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Modern society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyle.
– John Paul

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Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
– John Muir

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