25 Inspiring Quotes About Protecting Nature That Will Make You Want To Quit Your Job And Move To The Forest

1. “You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.” - Jane Goodall

 Rachel Louise Carson (1907-1964) was an American marine biologist, author, and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement.

Rachel Louise Carson (1907-1964) was an American marine biologist, author, and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement.

2. “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” - Rachel Carson

3. “Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” - Chief Seattle

4. "Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean." - John Muir

5. "When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us." – Arapaho proverb

6. “You cannot protect the environment unless you empower people, you inform them, and you help them understand that these resources are their own, that they must protect them.”
- Wangari Maathai

7. "A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

8. "The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future." - Marya Mannes

9. "When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard." Lakota proverb

14. "How is it possible that the most intellectual creature to ever walk the planet Earth is destroying its only home?" – Jane Goodall

15. “The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.” - Gaylord Nelson

16.  "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, The Bell Jar

17. "We never notices the beauty of nature because we were too busy trying to re-create it" - anonymous

When the forest is destroyed, when the river is dammed, when the biodiversity is stolen, when fields are waterlogged or turned saline because of economic activities, it is a question of survival for these people. So our environmental movements have been justice movements.  Vandana Shiva Quotes about protecting and loving the environment from famous environmentalists and activists.

18. "When the forest is destroyed, when the river is dammed, when the biodiversity is stolen, when fields are waterlogged or turned saline because of economic activities, it is a question of survival for these people. So our environmental movements have been justice movements." - Vandana Shiva

19. “If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.” - Chinese Proverb   

20. "The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share." - Lady Bird Johnson

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”  — Albert Einstein quotes about protecting and loving nature

21.  "Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." - Albert Einstein

22. “The Earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations.” - John Paul II

23. "In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations." - Iroquois Maxim 

24. "The wilderness holds answers to questions man has not yet learned to ask." - Nancy Newhall

25. "Man has responsibility, not power." – Tuscarora proverb