Earth Day

These Earth Day quotes will give you all the SAVE OUR EARTH vibes.
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40 Earth Day Quotes To Rally Your Troops & Celebrate Nature’s Beauty

“Go green or I’ll scream.”

There’s nothing quite like that moment when you get to the middle of the hiking trail and everything is silent except the crunch of your feet on the path and the birds chirping happily. And when you look up, all you see is blue skies and ancient trees towering overhead, providing shade for our heads, and oxygen for our lungs. I hope to share this experience with my child for as long as I’m on this planet, and I hope they get to share it with their children for generations to come. One way to ensure this happens is to celebrate Earth Day. Earth Day is an environmental movement that started in 1970 and every year on April 22, we collectively acknowledge how we can keep our planet clean and beautiful, and make widespread efforts to do so. And that is just what has happened — the stats speak for themselves. Since this global day began, over one billion people have taken action to preserve the earth, and over 190 countries have joined in the fight to maintain a livable planet.

The great thing about Earth Day is that we can also use it as a lesson for our kids. They will learn how all of our actions have consequences and not only affect us, but those around us. You can then let them help with choosing how, as a family, you want to contribute to ridding your community of litter and making our land pretty again. This can include cleaning up your local park, picking up trash at the beach, planting trees or bushes, and even recycling household items into new ones (like a plastic jug into a bird feeder) instead of throwing them away.

You’ll need some Earth Day quotes to rally the troops in your area, or to get yourself motivated, and here are some of the best!

Earth Day Quotes For Your Kids

  • “Love the earth as you would love yourself.” — John Denver
  • “No matter how old you get, may you always stop to fill your pockets with smooth stones, empty snail shells, and other little treasures.” — Nicolette Snowder
  • “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” — Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “The earth is what we all have in common.” — Wendell Berry
  • “Try to leave the earth a better place than when you arrived.” — Sidney Sheldon
  • “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” — Warren Buffett
  • “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” — Jane Goodall
  • “There’s a whole world out there, right outside your window. You’d be a fool to miss it.” —Charlotte Eriksson
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Poetic Earth Day Quotes

  • “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery — air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.’” — Sylvia Plath
  • “Time spent among trees is never time wasted.” — Unknown
  • “Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.” — John Ruskin
  • “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” — Rachel Carson
  • “Be fertile and increase, fill the waters in the seas, and let the birds increase on the earth.” — God
  • “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.” — Mahatma Ghandi
  • “To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.” —Helen Keller
  • “To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.” —Emily Dickinson

Philosophical Earth Day Quotes

  • “The good man is the friend of all living things.” — Mahatma Ghandi
  • “He that plants trees loves others beside himself.” — Thomas Fuller
  • “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” — Native American Proverb
  • “Choose only one master—nature.” —Rembrandt
  • “The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth.” — Unknown
  • “When we honor the earth, we honor ourselves.” — L.M. Wilde
  • “On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.” — Jules Renard
  • “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” — Chinese Proverb
  • “One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.” —Leo Tolstoy
  • “When we realize heart and earth are made with the same letters, it all starts to make sense.” — Unknown
  • “Abusing the earth is the same as abusing our families. How can we still be so unaware of it?” — Unknown
  • “The disease of the earth is humans. Unfortunately, it is the only cure as well.” — Unknown
  • “A society is defined not only by what it creates, but by what it refuses to destroy.” — John Sawhill
  • “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” — George Bernard Shaw
  • “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead
  • Leave the road, take the trails. —Pythagoras

Sarcastic Earth Day Quotes

  • “Don’t be trashy. Save the planet.” — Unknown
  • “Imagine if trees gave off Wi-Fi signals, we’d plant so many trees we’d save the planet. Too bad they only produce the oxygen we breathe.” — Unknown
  • “If you think the economy is more important than the environment, try holding your breath while counting your money.” — Professor Guy McPherson
  • “Go green or I’ll scream.” — Unknown
  • “Trees… Hug ‘em while you’ve got ‘em.” — Unknown
  • “Keep the earth clean. It’s not Uranus.” — Unknown
  • “A good planet is hard to find.” — Unknown
  • “Don't throw your future away.” — Unknown
  • “The Earth: Love it or leave it.” — Unknown