Environment Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old environment quotes, environment sayings, and environment proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

To waste and destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them.     

Theodore Roosevelt

The environment is everything that isn't me.     

Albert Einstein

We don't have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment.     

Dennis Weaver

The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.     

Lady Bird Johnson

We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.     

Barbara Ward

We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.     

Margaret Mead

It's inevitable your environment will influence what you do.     

Duncan Sheik

The environment acts more strongly upon the individual life the less fixed and strong this individual life may be.     

Maria Montessori

Our planet's alarm is going off, and it is time to wake up and take action!     

Leonardo DiCaprio

Environment is no one's property to destroy; it's everyone's responsibility to protect.     

Mohith Agadi

The earth has a skin and that skin has diseases; one of its diseases is called man.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.     

Earl Nightingale

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved.     

Richard Rogers

Create and maintain a beautiful environment and surroundings in which to live.     

Bryant McGill

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.     

Mark Caine

Lets nurture the nature, so that we can have a better future.     


There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed.     

Mohandas K. Gandhi

It is in man's heart that the life of nature's spectacle exists; to see it, one must feel it.     

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

When environment changes, there must be a corresponding change in life.     

Charles Lindbergh

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.     

Francis Bacon

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

Dan Quayle

It is not the sun that wither the plants to death but the man who gradually beats the trees to death.     


It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.     

Ansel Adams

We need to promote development that does not destroy our environment.     

Wangari Maathai

Earth is our mother. In spite of our desire to harm our mother, she will always love us forever.     


Be nice to the environment. Be nice to animals. Be nice to people. If you do that, you will leave a mark on the world.     

Enock Maregesi

We owe it to ourselves and to the next generation to conserve the environment so that we can bequeath our children a sustainable world that benefits all.     

Wangari Maathai

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

Accept that environment compromises values far more than values do their number on environment.     

Sidney Poitier

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.     

William Shakespeare

The environment around you shapes who you are. How you handle an emergency or how you react when someone is rude to you, that's you.     


Everyone become a creation of their environment.     

Steven Redhead