Green Sayings and Quotes

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


Green does not have to mean the sort of hair-shirt, wood-burning-stove sensibility of the '70s. Green can and should be sleek and modern.     

Graydon Carter

Our green valleys will be greener once we fully grasp the infinite vitality of the green!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Green in nature is one thing, green in literature another. Nature and letters seem to have a natural antipathy; bring them together and they tear each other to pieces.     

Virginia Woolf

All our wisdom is stored in the trees.     

Santosh Kalwar

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.     

Pedro Calderon de la Barca

If your knees aren't green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life.     

Bill Watterson

Colorless green ideas sleep furiously.     

Noam Chomsky

The future is green energy, sustainability, renewable energy.     

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Going green doesn't start with doing green acts, it starts with a shift in consciousness.     

Ian Somerhalden