Take care of the earth and she will take care of you.
We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.
To waste and destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them.
We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
If there is to be an ecologically sound society, it will have to come the grass roots up, not from the top down.
What is the good of having a nice house without a decent planet to put it on?
Henry David Thoreau
The World we all share is given to us in trust. Every choice we make regarding the earth, air, and water around us should be made with the objective of preserving it for all generations to come.
August A. Bush III
We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them. We say we love trees, yet we cut them down. And people still wonder why some are afraid when told they are loved.
A country is known by the way it treats its animals.