17 Best Quotes About The Environment

“Our population and our use of the finite resources of planet Earth are growing exponentially, along with our technical ability to change the environment for good or ill.”

– Stephen Hawking


“In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace.”

– Wangari Maathai


“My disability exists not because I use a wheelchair, but because the broader environment isn’t accessible.”

– Stella Young


“Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.”

– Albert Einstein


Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to be an environment where excellence is expected. - Steve Jobs


“I am absolutely certain that life can exist in outer space, move around, find a new aqueous environment.”

– Craig Venter


“I think when you’re put into a completely different situation and environment, you really see who you are. You’re not affected by what’s around you. You are who you are.”

– Lauren Conrad


“A person is not merely a single subject distinguished from all the others. It is especially a being to which is attributed a relative autonomy in relation to the environment with which it is most immediately in contact.”

– Emile Durkheim


“Extremism can flourish only in an environment where basic governmental social responsibility for the welfare of the people is neglected. Political dictatorship and social hopelessness create the desperation that fuels religious extremism.”

– Benazir Bhutto


The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.


“I love this planet… I want to see the environment preserved and I want to see the human race preserved. And I’d like to see everybody living decently in a more equitable, kind-hearted, thoughtful, generous world.”

– Maurice Strong


“The extraction of oil, coal and minerals brought, and still brings, a cost to the environment.”

– Bono


“People sometimes feel frustrated about what’s going on in our oceans and environment, and ‘Whale Wars’ shows that ordinary people can take action and make things happen.”

– Paul Watson


“Life consists not simply in what heredity and environment do to us but in what we make out of what they do to us.”

– Harry Emerson Fosdick


The only forward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved. - Richard Rogers


“A strong, successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favorable conditions. His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires.”

– Orison Swett Marden


“Adapting is a common natural way for people to adapt to their environment.”

– Joe Barton

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