Our planet Earth has its own day of celebration: April 22nd.  In 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day.  Now celebrated around the world, it’s a day when we pause to think about the environment.

 

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”-John Muir

 

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.”-Gandhi

 

“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.”-Rachel Carson

 

“Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.”-Einstein

 

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination.” -Henry David Thoreau

 

“Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.”-Walt Whitman

 

“Earth laughs in flowers.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.”-Lady Bird Johnson

 

“The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out.”-J.R.R. Tolkien

 

“He that plants trees loves others beside himself.”-Thomas Fuller

 

“The world is not in your books and maps, it’s out there.”-J.R.R. Tolkien

 

“Be the change you wish to see in this world.”-Gandhi

 

“Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.”-C.S. Lewis

 

“Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.”-Benjamin Franklin

“Not all those who wander are lost”-J.R.R. Tolkien

 

“Man is still the greatest miracle and the greatest problem on this earth.”-David Sarnoff

 

“Dear old world…You are very lovely, And I am glad to be alive in you.”-Lucy Maud Montgomery

 

“The earth has music for those who listen.”-William Shakespeare

 

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

 

“Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees.”-Karle Wilson Baker

 

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”-Native American Proverb

 

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.” -Ps 19:1

 

“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the wind longs to play with your hair.”
-Khalil Gibran

 

“And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.”-William Shakespeare

 

“On Earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.” -Jules Renard

 

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”-J.R.R. Tolkien

 

“Save the Earth, it’s our only source of chocolate!”-Anonymous

 

And one more:

 

“Teach us to walk the soft Earth as relatives to all that live.” -Sioux Prayer

 

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