Quotes About The Environment


"I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.”—Walt Disney

"Mother Earth is hurting. And she needs a generation of thoughtful, caring and active kids like all of you to protect her for the future.”—Leonardo DiCaprio

"Being green saves you money. Being green saves you green."—Sophia Bush

"I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?”—Robert Redford

“All across the world, in every kind of environment and region known to man, increasingly dangerous weather patterns and devastating storms are abruptly putting an end to the long-running debate over whether or not climate change is real. Not only is it real, it's here, and its effects are giving rise to a frighteningly new global phenomenon: the man-made natural disaster.”—Barack Obama

"I've moved away from that sort of deep-ecological extremism. I started to think: what can we do for wild birds right now? I don't want these particular species to disappear.”—Jonathan Franzen

“I try to be environmentally responsible in everything I do and everything I bring into my life. Every time I make a decision, I think, “How is this going to affect the environment?”—Alicia Silverstone

“I find a lot of people say, "Oh organic and local's expensive and I just don't have time." And I'm like, well how much TV do you watch? Where are your priorities right now? I always take the time to eat well and eat locally because it's common sense.”—Ellen Page

“There are tiny choices that everyone can make that profoundly affect our collective water use. Like not having the tap on while brushing your teeth, not starting your shower ten minutes in advance, not doing laundry until you have a full load. In this particular issue, education really is power.”— Kristen Bell

"I really worry about the state of the planet and I wish everyone would make a concerned effort not to trash it.”—Gwyenth Paltrow

“In wilderness is the preservation of the world.”—Henry David Thoreau