Quotes on Our Environment

The natural environment sustains the life of all beings universally. Dalai Lama

Butterflies may be better indicators of the health of our environment than birds. Roger Tory Peterson

We owe our lives to the sun... How is it, then, that we feel no gratitude? Lewis Thomas

The famous balance of nature is the most extraordinary of all cybernetic systems. Left to itself, it is always self-regulated. Joseph Wood Krutch

The masters say if you create an auspicious condition in your body and your environment then meditation and realization will automatically arise. Sogyal Rinpoche

Don't let your character change color with your environment. Find out who you are and let it stay it's true color. Rachel Scott

When we speak of choice, what we mean is the ability to exercise control over ourselves and our environment. In order to choose, we must first perceive that control is possible. Sheena Iyengar

Is it indeed from the experience of beauty and happiness, from the occasional harmony between our nature and our environment, that we draw our conception of the divine life. George Santayana

Take charge of your environment. Marshall Sylver

There is an order to our environment, a broader order. Frank Gehry

You are not defined by your environment unless you allow yourself to be. Ti

If your environment is not to your liking, change it! Napoleon Hill

What reminds you in your environment about saving? Nothing. Dan Ariely

When a man says to me, "I have the intensest love of nature," at once I know that he has none. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible - or even sinful - that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to fetch a pack of cigarettes! Paul MacCready

We're not locked in to these conditions that degrade the environment, and jeopardize the future of our children. Dennis Kucinich

Years of misguided teaching have resulted in the destruction of the best in our society, in our cultures and in the environment. Cesar Chavez

Environmentally friendly cars will soon cease to be an option...they will become a necessity. Fujio Cho

Modern society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyle. Pope John Paul Ii

We have modified our environment so radically that we must now modify ourselves to exist in this new environment. Norbert Wiener

Water is H2O, hydrogen two parts, oxygen one, but there is also a third thing, that makes it water and nobody knows what that is. D H Lawrence

He who knows what sweets and virtues are in the ground, the plants, the waters, the heavens, and how to come at these enchantments - is the rich and royal man. Ralph Waldo Emerson

All nations are degrading and consuming their environment to a point beyond capacity. In the past 15 years in the U.S. we have added 1300 cities with populations over 100,000. When the environment is forced to file Chapter 11, the ecology collapses. Nations recover from war but not from a failed eco-system. The status of our environment is more threatening than all wars. It is forever. Gaylord Nelson

By 2010 computers will disappear. They'll be so small, they'll be embedded in our clothing, in our environment. Images will be written directly to our retina, providing full-immersion virtual reality, augmented real reality. We'll be interacting with virtual personalities. Ray Kurzweil

Silence must be comprehended as not solely the absence of sound. It is the natural environment for serenity and contemplation. Life without silence is life without privacy. The difference between sanity and madness is the quality of our thoughts. Silence is on the side of sanity. Norman Cousins

You're in the midst of a war: a battle between the limits of a crowd seeking the surrender of your dreams, and the power of your true vision to create and contribute. It is a fight between those who will tell you what you cannot do, and that part of you that knows...and has always known...that we are more than our environment; and that a dream, backed by an unrelenting will to attain it, is truly a reality with an imminent arrival. Tony Robbins

We assume that we"re masters of our environment, rather than being a part of it. Tyrone Hayes

Technology is that which separates us from our environment. Marshall Mcluhan

It's inevitable your environment will influence what you do Duncan Sheik

The most dominant cultural attributes maintained are the ones that are reinforced by your environment. Peter Joseph

We assume that we're masters of our environment, rather than being a part of it. Tyrone Hayes

The earth is not just our environment. The earth is our mother. Dalai Lama

We're not products of our environments, we're products of our expectations. Wes Moore

Your environment influences your mindset. Robin S. Sharma

The living conditions of the poor must be improved if we really want to save our environment Wangari Maathai

If we value ourselves, we value trees; if we treat our environment right, we treat ourselves right. Greg Reitman

I want to send a clear message to every board room, every executive suite across America, if you scam your customers, exploit your many employees, pollute our environment, or rip off taxpayers, we will find ways to hold you accountable. Hillary Clinton

We are eternally linked not just to each other but our environment. Herbie Hancock

We are losing our environment so rapidly. Stefanie Powers

Nature, machine-like, works definitely and heartlessly, if in the main beautifully. Hence, if we, as individuals, do not make this dream of a god or what he stands for us real in our thoughts and deeds, then he is not real or true. Theodore Dreiser

Out of all those millions and millions of planets floating around there in space, this is our planet, this is our little one, so we just got to be aware of it and take care of it. Paul Mccartney

Taking the time to write in our lives gives us the time of our lives. As we describe our environments, we begin to savor them. Even the most rushed and pell-mell life begins to take on the patina of being cherished. Julia Cameron

I completely agree that place is the most emotionally resonant aspect of a story. Our environment affects us every bit as much as our relationships with other people. I love work that recognizes that. Lucy Jane Bledsoe

We're failing our children with education, we're failing our environment. Carol Moseley Braun

I always say that environment always affects the food. Guy Fieri

Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us. Henrik Tikkanen

When you feel depressed, it helps to actively change your environment. Go and do something different. Martin Luther conquered his depression by going outside to work in his garden. Surprisingly enough, one of the best ways to handle depression is to go to work immediately on the task you least enjoy. (The chances are your depression is caused by guilt feelings arising out of neglect of those tasks.) R C Sproul

The great paradox of determinism and free will, which has held the attention of the wisest of philosophers and psychologists for generations, can be phrased in more biological terms as follows: If our genes are inherited, and our environment is a train of physical events set in motion before we were born, how can there be a truly independent agent within the brain? The agent itself is created by the interaction of the genes and the environment. It would appear that our freedom is only a self delusion. E O Wilson

As an artist, you take things from your environment, and there's going to be a style coming out of your environment. Jack White

Media are means of extending and enlarging our organic sense lives into our environment. Marshall Mcluhan

We're all products of our environment. The key is not to fall. Lamar Odom

I wish we could make buildings that could constantly explode and come back in different ways. The idea of a changing environment suggests that if your environment changes all the time, then maybe your ideas will change all the time. Vito Acconci

The degradation of our environment is undeniably a direct result of our lack of regard, lack of accountability, and lack of responsibility. Nikki Reed

I have been fighting climate change and working to improve our environment. Maggie Hassan

Just because your environment or living space changes doesn't mean that your attitude necessarily has to change. Kevin Hart

Embracing our environment is a good direction, a very spiritual direction. It's too Aristotelian to separate man from the animals and man; humans from the environment. Surya Das

We need to promote development that does not destroy our environment. Wangari Maathai

People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame - and only one - themselves. Robert Collier

Maybe in music you're making an auditory environment and maybe you change your environment around you to suit your own way. Florence Welch

When you're on the pop treadmill, you don't always feel that cool because you have to do things to promote the record that aren't necessarily your environment. Paloma Faith

The Earth is our environment to protect and the garden to tend to. Pope Francis

There are two ways you can receive energy from your environment: One is molecules bumping against you. That's the air. The other is radiative energy. That's what you're feeling from the sun. When they say "Get out of the sun, out of the heat," the air is the same temperature; it's just you're exposed to sunlight. Neil Degrasse Tyson

The ultimate test of a man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. Gaylord Nelson

With a healthy environment all our lives are enriched - without it our lives are diminished. The environment is and will always be number one - One Life, One World, Our Future. Arron Wood

Choosing is a creative process, one through which we construct our environment, our lives, ourselves. Sheena Iyengar

I firmly believe that if your environment works for you and your family, it translates into a better life. Candice Olson

Water is the most critical resource issue of our lifetime and our children's lifetime. The health of our waters is the principal measure of how we live on the land. Luna Leopold

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so called scientific knowledge. Thomas A Edison

The health of our waters is the principle measure of how we live on the land. Luna Leopold

Regardless of the reaction of others, one thing is certain: True worship and devotion will make our lives fragrant and will perfume the environment around us. Our homes, our churches, even our places of work will bear the sweet scent of our devotion. Most important, the Lord Jesus will be pleased. And ultimately that is all that really matters. Nancy Leigh DeMoss

If we pass on an unsustainable environment to our children we have failed them. Lewis Gordon

There can be no question about whether we should or should not transform our society in the direction of sustainability. Alan AtKisson

Medicaid is one of the rare times where Democratic governors are saying, "Hey, states' rights." We don't want the federal government coming in and telling us how to do our environmental remediation or how we're going to do our healthcare. John Hickenlooper

The Truly Healthy environment is not merely safe but stimulating. William H. Stewart

The scientific value of truth is not, however, ultimate or absolute. It rests partly on practical, partly on aesthetic interests. As our ideas are gradually brought into conformity with the facts by the painful process of selection,-for intuition runs equally into truth and into error, and can settle nothing if not controlled by experience,-we gain vastly in our command over our environment. This is the fundamental value of natural science George Santayana

You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment... Nhat Hanh

Be on guard, my soul, of complicating your environment so that you have neither time nor room for growth! Jim Elliot

Polka dots can't stay alone. When we obliterate nature and our bodies with polka dots we become part of the unity of our environments. Yayoi Kusama

Sustainability is treating ourselves and our environment as if we are to live on this earth forever. Arron Wood

The outer world, with all its phenomena, is filled with divine splendour, but we must have experienced the divine within ourselves, before we can discover it in our environment Rudolf Steiner



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