In the current climate it is not uncommon to feel pessimistic about our situation and to believe that all is gloomy. However, love and progress cannot flourish without hope!

You cannot escape from a dark tunnel by wallowing in the dark, you must search for, and walk towards the light.

To help inject a bit of positivity into your day I have collated 12 motivational quotes about the Earth and the environment, all from inspirational people.

Don’t forget to tell us what your favourite quote is in the comment section!

 

You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment.

You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment.”

Thich Nhat Hanh
 The Earth is what we all have in common

The Earth is what we all have in common.”

Wendell Berry
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

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.”

Mahatma Gandhi
The Earth does not belong to us: we belong to the Earth. Marlee Matlin

The Earth does not belong to us: we belong to the Earth.”

Marlee Matlin
 

 

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.”

John Lubbock
Unless we are willing to encourage our children to reconnect with and appreciate the natural world, we can’t expect them to help protect and care for it.

Unless we are willing to encourage our children to reconnect with and appreciate the natural world, we can’t expect them to help protect and care for it.”

David Suzuki
The greatest threat to the planet is the belief that someone else will save it

The Greatest threat to the planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”

Robert Swan
Buy less, choose well, make it last.

Buy less, choose well, make it last.

Vivienne Westwood

 

 

You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make

You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

Jane Goodall
"Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it."

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.”

Henry David Thoreau
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

Margaret Mead
"There is no question that climate change is happening; the only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it."

There is no question that climate change is happening; the only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.”

David Attenborough

 

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Do you know any other motivational quotes about the Earth and the Environment?

Do you have any stories about quotes motivating you to do something positive for the Earth?

Please comment down below, we would love to hear from you!


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2 Responses

  1. Hi lucinda

    Really enjoyed reading your blog – your website looks really good – i will drop in on it as it develops – well done

    Andy

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