Earth

Proverbs and quotes about earth.

The Earth seen from space
The Earth seen from space


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A reasonable agriculture would do its best to emulate nature. Rather than change the earth to suit a crop it would diversify its crops to suit the earth.
Verlyn Klinkenborg

A root, a stem, a leaf, some means of capturing sunlight and air and making food - in sum, a plant. The green substance of this earth, the chlorophyll, is all summed up in the plants. Without them we perish, all of us who are flesh and blood.
Hal Borland

Agriculture is the noblest of all alchemy; for it turns earth, and even manure, into gold, conferring upon its cultivator the additional reward of health.
Paul Chatfield

All the sounds of the earth are like music.
Oscar Hammerstein

And a locust unto Mahomet said: 'We are the army of the great God; we produce ninety-nine eggs; if the hundred were completed, we should consume the whole earth and all that is in it.'
(unknown author)

Bare feet on the grass comfort the spirit and connect the body to the earth all at once!
Maximillian Degenerez

Bugs are not going to inherit the earth. They own it now. So we might as well make peace with the landlord.
T. Eisner

Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independent, the most virtuous and they are tied to their country and wedded to its liberty and interests by the most lasting bands.
Thomas Jefferson

Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.
Oscar Wilde

Earth might one day soon resemble the planet Venus.
Stephen Hawking

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.
Mahatma Gandhi

God created the earth, but the Dutch created the Netherlands.
René Descartes

I came to your shore as a stranger, I lived in your home as a guest, I leave your threshold as a friend, my earth.
Rabindranath Tagore

If you think the ocean isn't important, imagine Earth without it. Mars comes to mind. No ocean, no life support system.
Sylvia Earle

If you tickle the earth with a hoe she laughs with a harvest.
Douglas William Jerrold

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Bible
Source: Genesis

It is like a grain of mustard seed, which, when sown on the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on earth.
Bible
Source: Mark 4:31

Keep the blue planet green.
(unknown author)

Let the farmer forevermore be honored in his calling; for they who labor in the earth are the chosen people of God.
Thomas Jefferson

Let's drink to the hard working people
Let's drink to the lowly of birth
Raise your glass to the good and the evil
Lets drink to the salt of the earth
The Rolling Stones
Source: Salt of the Earth Lyrics

Let's save Planet A.
(unknown author)

Life on Earth is at the ever-increasing risk of being wiped out by a disaster, such as sudden global nuclear war, a genetically engineered virus or other dangers we have not yet thought of.
Stephen Hawking

Lift up your eyes to the heavens, look at the earth beneath; the heavens will vanish like smoke, the earth will wear out like a garment and its inhabitants die like flies. But my salvation will last forever, my righteousness will never fail.
Bible
Source: Isaiah 51:6

Men make the earth black from green leaves.

Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.
Walter Savage Landor

Once the mushroom has sprouted from the earth, there is no turning back.

Our house is on fire. I am here to say, our house is on fire.
Greta Thunberg

Our meaning is to make our little planet Earth a better place to live, to stop wars, disarm nuclear missiles, to stop diseases, AIDS, plague, cancer and to stop pollution.
Uri Geller

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.
John F. Kennedy

Out of the thirty thousand types of edible plants thought to exist on Earth, just eleven - corn, rice, wheat, potatoes, cassava, sorghum, millet, beans, barley, rye, and oats - account for 93 percent of all that humans eat, and every one of them was first cultivated by our Neolithic ancestors.
Bill Bryson
Source: At Home

Planet Earth is far more resilient than humans and will certainly outlive us.
Emily Calandrelli

Primitive life is very common and intelligent life is fairly rare. Some would say it has yet to occur on Earth.
Stephen Hawking

Singing is a way of escaping. It's another world. I'm no longer on earth.
Edith Piaf

Sooner or later, we will have to recognise that the Earth has rights, too, to live without pollution. What mankind must know is that human beings cannot live without Mother Earth, but the planet can live without humans.
Evo Morales

The chameleon changes color to match the earth, the earth doesn't change color to match the chameleon.

The domesticated chicken is probably the most widespread bird in the annals of planet Earth. If you measure success in terms of numbers, chickens, cows and pigs are the most successful animals ever.
Yuval Noah Harari

The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed according to their own kinds, and trees bearing fruit in which is their seed, each according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
Bible
Source: Genesis 1:12

The earth does not shake when the flea coughs.

The earth produces of itself, first the stalk, then the head, then the full grain in the head.
Bible
Source: Mark 4:28

The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.
D.H. Lawrence

The gardener's hands are black with earth but his loaves are white.

The salt of the earth.
Refers to people who are considered to be of great worth and reliability.

The world has changed. I feel it in the water. I feel it in the earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost. For none now live who remember it.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Source: Movie: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

There are five elements: earth, air, fire, water and garlic.
Louis Diat

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
William Shakespeare

Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky,
We fell them down and turn them into paper,
That we may record our emptiness.
Kahlil Gibran

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
Rabindranath Tagore

Unless we keep this planet healthy, everything else is for naught.
Victoria Principal

Walk lightly in the spring; Mother Earth is pregnant.

We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know.
W.H. Auden


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