20+ Most Inspiring Earth Day Quotes

As we come together in celebrating Earth Day, let’s join hands and make a pledge to love Mother Earth more than ever and protect her in all possible means.

Back in 1969, it was proposed that a day would be fixed to honor the Earth and to celebrate the concept of peace, at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco.

Later in 1970, the first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, and since then, over 1 billion people spreading across 193 countries participate each year in civic activities and work towards raising awareness about critical issues that the Earth is facing.

This year, the theme of ‘Earth Day’ is to ‘Restore Our Earth’ and the prime focus is on natural processes, emerging green technologies, and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems.

As the world is still fighting with a pandemic, it is important that we simultaneously focus on climate literacy, making the leaders of tomorrow aware of the rising issues and finding solutions to the problems that can cause harm not only to the planet but to all living beings as well.

Here are a few Earth Day quotes that would motivate you to become more conscious about the environment and the surroundings, and be a more responsible human being.

Earth Day Quotes:


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


2. “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


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



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


5. “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


6. “Earth laughs in flowers.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


19. “Earth Day should encourage us to reflect on what we are doing to make our planet a more sustainable and livable place.” -Scott Peters


20. “Earth rejoices our words, breathing and peaceful steps. Let every breath, every word and every step make the mother earth proud of us.” -Amit Ray


21. “It’s Earth day. I wonder if we can plant more trees than people for a change?” -Stanley Victor Paskavich


22. “The earth is what we all have in common.” -Wendell Berry


23. “Every day is Earth Day, and I vote we start investing in a secure climate future right now.” -Jackie Speier


Happy Earth Day!

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