Funny Earth Day Quotes

The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.
- Ralph Nader

Our environmental problems originate in the hubris of imagining ourselves as the central nervous system or the brain of nature. We're not the brain, we are a cancer on nature.
- Dave Foreman

Environmentalists have long been fond of saying that the sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated, as it is some ninety-three million miles away.
- Stephanie Mills

What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?
- Henry David Thoreau

Our modern industrial economy takes a mountain covered with trees, lakes, and running streams and transforms it into a mountain of junk, garbage, slime pits, and debris.
- Edward Abbey

There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.
- Marshall McLuhan

I’m not an environmentalist. I’m an Earth warrior.
- Darryl Cherney

Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer.
- Dave Barry

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.
- Bill Vaughn

Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.
- Dennis Gabor

There’s so much pollution in the air now that if it weren’t for our lungs there’d be no place to put it all.
- Robert Orben

Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you're a thousand miles from the corn field.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.
- Dan Quayle

For 200 years we’ve been conquering Nature. Now we’re beating it to death.
- Tom McMillan

After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world.
- Pam Shaw

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

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