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  • Writer's pictureIsabela Sbarra

10 quotes to inspire you to do your part for the planet

We have gathered some inspirational quotes that serve to remind us of how important the environment is and our individual and collective impact on the world we live in.

“We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do” - Barbara Ward

“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 … ” —Mahatma Gandhi

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” —Robert Swan

“It is our collective and individual responsibility … to preserve and tend to the world in which we all live.” —Dalai Lama

“Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries” - Jimmy Carter

“What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on” - Henry David Thoreau

“One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken” - Leo Tolstoy

“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 are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. We cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly polluted and overcrowded planet.” —Stephen Hawking

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