After all, sustainability means running the global environment – Earth Inc. – like a corporation: with depreciation, amortization and maintenance accounts. In other words, keeping the asset whole, rather than undermining your natural capital.
All is connected… no one thing can change by itself.
Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble, we know we’ll soon be in trouble.
Roger Tory Peterson
Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.
I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.
Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.
Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
Environmental degradation, overpopulation, refugees, narcotics, terrorism, world crime movements, and organized crime are worldwide problems that don’t stop at a nation’s borders.
Every time I have some moment on a seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved.
Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.
Gerard De Nerval
Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.
Rainer Maria Rilke
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.
In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms, I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me.