Are you looking for Earth Day quotes to help you join in with the annual celebration of our planet?
In this article we’ve gathered together 65 brilliant Earth Day quotes and Earth Day slogans that will inspire and educate. Whether you need a simple Earth Day quote, Earth Day captions for a social media post (check out our lists of nature hashtags for those too), some inspiring Earth Day slogans, or save the earth quotes, this list of Earth Day quotes will help you get the message across.
What is Earth Day?
The focus of Earth Day is to encourage people to think about our planet and how we can look after it. As well as being an ideal day to spread the word about climate change and environmental causes, it’s also the perfect opportunity to take some time to appreciate and celebrate nature in all its glory.
When is Earth Day celebrated?
Earth Day is celebrated around the world each year on 22nd April.
The best Earth Day quotes
Ready to celebrate Earth Day? These lovely quotes about Earth Day and Earth Day messages will inspire you and get you thinking.
World Earth Day quotes to celebrate nature
Celebrate nature with these Earth Day messages.
“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright
“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” – John Burroughs
“If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable.” – Rainer Maria Rilke
“My wish is to stay always like this, living quietly in a corner of nature.” – Claude Monet
“To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” – Mary Davis
“Nature is an infinite sphere of which the centre is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.” – Blaise Pascal
“For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
Beautiful Earth day quotations
Our earth is beautiful, so it’s no surprise that there are lots of Earth Day quotes celebrating its beauty.
“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.”– Khalil Gibran
“Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.” – L. Wolfe Gilbert
“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty if only we have the eyes to see them.” – John Ruskin
“Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it. How still they are, how deeply rooted in Being. Allow nature to teach you stillness.” – Eckhart Tolle
“In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect.” – Alice Walker
“The miracle is not to fly in the air or to walk on water, but to walk on the earth.” – Chinese proverb
Inspiring Earth Day quotes
Looking for an Earth Day quotation that really inspires positive action? Here are our favourites.
“Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.” – Gretel Ehrlich
“In all things of nature there is something of the marvellous.” – Aristotle
“We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.” – Albert Einstein
“There’s a whole world out there, right outside your window. You’d be a fool to miss it.” – Charlotte Eriksson
“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” – Rachel Carson
“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” – Gary Snyder
More inspirational world Earth Day slogans
“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu
“An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfilment.” – David Attenborough
“Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together… all things connect.” – Chief Seattle
“The Earth is what we all have in common.” – Wendell Berry
“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall
Save the earth quotes
Get the message across with these save the planet quotes.
“Preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known.” – Carl Sagan
“Leave nothing but footprints; take nothing but pictures; kill nothing but time.” – John Kay
“The most environmentally friendly product is the one you didn’t buy.” – Joshua Becker
“We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” – Native American proverb
“To leave the world better than you found it, sometimes you have to pick up other people’s trash.” – Bill Nye
“First thing in the morning you look after yourself, you brush your teeth and wash your face, don’t you? Well, the second thing you must do is to look after the planet.” – Antoine De Saint-Exupéry
More save nature quotes
“For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realise that, in order to survive, he must protect it.” – Jacques-Yves Cousteau
“Look after the land and the land will look after you, destroy the land and it will destroy you.” – Aboriginal Proverb
“We are on Earth to take care of life. We are on Earth to take care of each other.” – Xiye Bastida
“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein
“Take only what you need and leave the land as you found it.” – Arapaho proverb
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
Short Earth Day quotes
If you’d like to keep it simple, these short quotes about Earth Day are perfect.
“All we have to do is to wake up and change.” – Greta Thunberg
“The good man is the friend of all living things.” – Gandhi
“The earth has music for those who listen.” – William Shakespeare
“If you can’t be in awe of Nature, there’s something wrong with you.” – Alex Trebek
“Nature is cheaper than therapy.” – M. P. Zarella
“The beauty of the natural world lies in the details.” – Natalie Angier
Mother earth quotes
“Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.” – Michel de Montaigne
“Nature’s music is never over; her silences are pauses, not conclusions.” – Mary Webb
“Nature is our mother.” – Latin proverb
“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
Happy earth day quotes
Use these quotes to wish someone a Happy Earth Day.
“I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.” – Walt Whitman
“The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.” – E. E. Cummings
“Choose only one master – nature.” – Rembrandt
“I thought I was pretty cool until I realised plants can eat sun and poop out air.” – Jim Bugg
Simple Earth Day slogans in English
All of these slogans make brilliant earth day instagram captions.
If you love the Earth it will love you back.
Make every day Earth Day.
Dare to be a force of nature.
Earth loves you. Love it back.
The Earth Day Challenge. One we can’t afford to lose.
Save our planet, save ourselves.
There is no planet B.
Earth Day slogans that rhyme
Earth Day is the only way.
Earth Day is our day.
Every Day is Earth Day.
Earth Day is here to stay.
Earth Day: join the fight, do what’s right.
Green Earth, Clean Earth.
Earth Day every day.
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