Earth Day is a wonderful time to stop and appreciate our global home and the amazing gifts that Mother Nature has given us. When we are rushing from school drop off, running off to do errands, and just maintaining our day-to-day, it’s -sadly- quite easy to forget to take a moment (or two) to take stock, pay tribute or give back to the earth. Reflection is a powerful tool, and to pay tribute to our world, here are 10 powerful and wonderful quotes in honor of the earth.
10 Quotes for Earth Day 1 of 11
Look Deep 2 of 11
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."
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Endure 3 of 11
"Those who contemplate the beauty of the Earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts." — Rachel Carson
The Woods 4 of 11
"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." — Henry David ThoreauSource: MotherEarthNew.com
The Secret 5 of 11
Heaven 6 of 11
"Trees are Earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven." - Rabindranath Tagore
Dewdrops 7 of 11
"When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty." - John Muir
The Trees 8 of 11
"Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees." — Karle Wilson Baker
The Flowers 9 of 11
"Earth laughs in flowers." — Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tugs 10 of 11
"When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world." - John Muir
No Hurry 11 of 11
"Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. "- Lao Tzu
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