Environment Quotes

“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. ” Franklin D. Roosevelt 

“We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.” Margaret Mead

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” Mahatma Gandhi

“We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one. There can be no ‘plan B’ because there is no ‘planet B.’” ― Ban Ki-moon

“The environmental problems of developing countries are not the side effects of excessive industrialisation but reflect the inadequacy of development.”― Indira Gandhi

“All must pay the debt of nature.”― Annie Proulx

“If you cut down a forest, it doesn’t matter how many sawmills you have if there are no more trees.”― Susan George

“Land forests are the coral reefs of the ocean of air.”― Steven Magee

“Economists treat economics as if it is a pure science divorced from the facts of life. The result of this false accountancy is a willful confusion under cover of which industry wreaks its havoc scot-free and ignores the environmental cost.”― Vivienne Westwood

“It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.”― Ansel Adams

“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” ― Chris Maser 

“If you go to 100 doctors, and 99 of them tell you have diabetes, you wouldn’t say, ‘Ah, that’s a conspiracy. All 99 doctors got together with Obama to keep me from having bacon and donuts,’” ― Barack Obama

“Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented.” ― Barry Commoner

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” Anthony T. Hincks