Earth Quotes And Sayings


Earth Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of earth quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“[The Moon] was a sobering sight, but it didn’t have the impact on me, at least, as the view of the Earth did.”
– Frank Borman

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

“All the gold which is under or upon the earth is not enough to give in exchange for virtue.”
– Author Plato

“Amid this vast and overwhelming space and in these boundless solar archipelagoes, how small is our own sphere, and the earth, what a grain of sand!”
– Hippolyte Taine

“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.”
Khalil Gibran

“As we begin to comprehend that the earth itself is a kind of manned spaceship hurtling through the infinity of space—it will seem increasingly absurd that we have not better organized the life of the human family.”
– Hubert H. humphrey

“Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves – or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth.”
– Ayn Rand

“At the beginning of all things Mother Earth emerged from Chaos and bore her son Uranus as she slept. Gazing down fondly at her from the mountains, he showered fertile rain upon her secret clefts, and she bore grass, flowers, and trees, with the beasts and birds proper to each. This same rain made the rivers flow and filled the hollow places with water, so that lakes and seas came into being.”
– Olympian creation myth

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.”
– George Eliot

“Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Each and every master, regardless of the era or the place, heard the call and attained harmony with heaven and earth. There are many paths leading to the top of Mount Fuji, but there is only one summit – love.”
– Morihei Ueshiba

“Earth is abundant with plentiful resources. Our practice of rationing resources through monetary control is no longer relevant and is counter-productive to our survival.”
– Jacque Fresco

“Earth laughs in flowers.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring.”
– William Alexander

“Earth was not built for six billion people all running around and being passionate about things. The world was built for about two million people foraging for roots and grubs.”
– Doug Coupland

“Earth’s crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his shoes.”
– Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.”
– Thomas Merton

“For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.”
– Leonardo da Vinci

“Frequently on the lunar surface I said to myself, “This is the Moon, that is the Earth. I’m really here, I’m really here!”
– Alan Bean

“From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.”
– Jacques Yves Cousteau

“God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.”
– Saint Augustine

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.”
Abraham Lincoln

“How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.”
– Arthur C. Clarke

“I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world.”
– Eugene V. Debs

“I left Earth three times and found no other place to go. Please take care of Spaceship Earth.”
– Wally Schirra

“I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don’t let anybody tell you different.”
– Kurt Vonnegut

“I think the one overwhelming emotion that we had was when we saw the earth rising in the distance over the lunar landscape . . . . It makes us realize that we all do exist on one small globe. For from 230,000 miles away it really is a small planet.”
– Frank Borman

“If somebody’d said before the flight, “Are you going to get carried away looking at the earth from the moon?” I would have say, “No, no way.” But yet when I first looked back at the earth, standing on the moon, I cried.”
– Alan Shepard

“If you could see the earth illuminated when you were in a place as dark as night, it would look to you more splendid than the moon.”
– Galileo Galilei

“It truly is an oasis—and we don’t take very good care of it. I think the elevation of that awareness is a real contribution to saving the Earth.”
– Dave Scott

“It was a texture. The blackness was so intense.”
– Charles Duke

“It’s beyond imagination until you actually get up and see it and experience it and feel it.”
– Willie McCool

“It’s a brilliant surface in that sunlight. The horizon seems quite close to you because the curvature is so much more pronounced than here on earth. It’s an interesting place to be. I recommend it.”
– Neil Armstrong

“It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.”
– Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“It’s tiny out there…it’s inconsequential. It’s ironic that we had come to study the Moon and it was really discovering the Earth.”
– Bill Anders

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