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Awareness -Environmental Quotes

  • There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs there'd be no place to put it all.
  • It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.
  • Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
  • I'm not an environmentalist. I'm an Earth warrior.
  • Take care of the earth and she will take care of you.
  • Waste not the smallest thing created, for grains of sand make mountains and atomies infinity.
  • The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology.
  • Our modern industrial economy takes a mountain covered with trees, lakes, running streams and transforms it into a mountain of junk, garbage, slime pits, and debris.
  • We're finally going to get the bill for the Industrial Age. If the projections are right, it's going to be a big one: the ecological collapse of the planet.
  • In an underdeveloped country, don't drink the water, in a developed country, don't breathe the air.

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

Mohandas K. Gandhi

Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites.

William Ruckelshaus, Business Week, 18 June 1990

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.

Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732