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Earth And Life Quotes


"The law of heaven and earth is life for life." - Lord Byron

"Life comes from the earth and life returns to the earth." - Zhuangzi

"Only when love takes the lead will the earth, and life on earth, be safe again. And not until then." - Lewis Mumford

"Who knows that 'tis not life which we call death, and death our life on earth?" - Euripides

"The sun gives spirit and life to the plants and the earth nourishes them with moisture." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"The sun gives spirit and life to plants and the earth nourishes them with moisture." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"True spirituality is the acceptance of earth-life. A true seeker is he who accepts life, transforms life and perfects life so that the earth-life can become a conscious instrument of God." - Sri Chinmoy

"Life is very marvelous ... and to the wonders of the earth there is no end appointed." - James Branch Cabell

"Life on earth is like college and we're all just trying to pass the courses." - Megan Fox

"Every individual matters and has a role to play in this life on Earth." - Jane Goodall

"When lovers of life get ready to dance, the earth shakes and the sky trembles." - Rumi

"-and that is what heaven is for, for understanding your life on Earth." - Mitch Albom

"Poetry is the harnessing of the paradox of earth cradling life and then entombing it." - Carl Sandburg

"Taken in any context, except seriously, life on earth is palatable and positively enjoyable." - Anonymous

"A life of honour and of worth Has no eternity on earth, - 'Tis but a name." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"We overstate the ills of life, and take Imagination... down our earth to rake..." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"The Sun, the hearth of affection and life, pours burning love on the delighted earth." - Arthur Rimbaud

"The existence of nuclear weapons presents a clear and present danger to life on Earth." - Oscar Arias

"For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth." - Proverbs

"Lo! all life this truth declares, Laborare est orare; And the whole earth rings with prayers." - Dinah Craik

"O pray the earth enfold Our life-sick hearts and turn them into dust." - Ernest Dowson

"Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul." - Thomas Merton

"Sarcasm and compassion are two of the qualities that make life on Earth tolerable." - Nick Hornby

"Life on earth is more like a verb. It repairs, maintains, re-creates, and outdoes itself." - Lynn Margulis

"The life of the husbandman, - a life led by the bounty of earth and sweetened by the airs of heaven." - Douglas Jerrold

"Darwin begins by assuming life upon the earth; the Bible reveals the source of life and chronicles its creation." - William Jennings Bryan

"The life of the husbandman,-a life fed by the bounty of earth and sweetened by the airs of heaven." - Douglas Jerrold

"In the midst of life we are in death, earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, in sure and certain hope of the Resurrection." - Thomas Cranmer

"Earth is the holiest place in the Universe, loving the earth, and loving life is the way to generate positive vibrations." - Amit Ray

"Life is a force in its own right. It is a new element. And it has altered the Earth. It covers Earth like a skin." - Frans Lanting

"If every human being disappeared off the face of the earth in an instant, the earth would still keep spinning and the planet would develop new life forms." - Graham Nash

"Without love no life left on earth." - Donna Lewis

"Life on earth is inconceivable without trees." - Anton Chekhov

"Is there intelligent life on Earth?" - Frank Drake

"Any human being exists only as a member of the wider community of life, air, water, and soil. We have no existence apart from the living earth. We are Earth. What we do to Earth, we do to our self." - Michael Dowd

"In Bolivia there are Catholic, Evangelical, Methodist, Baptist churches, and so on. In Bolivia there are indigenous religious beliefs like the rite of Pachamama Mother Earth, which shows us that Mother Earth is our life, we are born out of the Earth we live on the Earth and return to the Earth." - Evo Morales

"Brahma is the great Creator, Life a mystic drama; Heaven, and Earth, and living Nature Are but masks of Brahma." - John Stuart Blackie

"Is it the factitious and the conventional that most surely succeed on earth and in the course of life?" - Paul Cezanne

"I like to define biology as the history of the earth and all its life - past, present, and future." - Rachel Carson

"On this present, fallen earth there is sorrow, suffering, sickness and death. On the new earth there will be life-everlasting life, unending health, joy, and gladness forever and ever." - Paul Enns

"Earth allows several levels for Soul to gain experience in life, including the mineral, plant, fish, animal and human stages." - Harold Klemp

"I believe that God is a power underneath my life here on earth. His goodness undergirds me and uplifts me." - Wilferd Peterson

"Our purpose is simple... To Love To love each other, to love all life and to love our earth." - Anthony D. Williams

"I stood looking over my damaged home and tried to forget the sweetness of life on Earth." - Emily St. John Mandel

"The history of life on earth has been a history of interaction between living things and their surroundings." - E O Wilson

"In the age of networked everything, life moves sideways and covers lots of ground while barely touching the earth.." - Walter Kirn

"Life on earth, filled with uncertainty and change, seemed far more difficult than what lay beyond the grave." - Jane Hamilton

"There are preachers of death: and the earth is full of those to whom desistance from life must be preached." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I want my marriage to be like th Earth, full of life and revolving around the Son" - Jennifer E. Smith

"Left alone, the earth maintains its own fertility, in accordance with the orderly cycle of plant and animal life." - Masanobu Fukuoka

"Life on earth is a hand-to-hand mortal combat... between the law of love and the law of hate." - Jose Marti

"I'm lucky enough to have a job that I love, and a relatively down-to-earth life." - Daniel Radcliffe

"Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life." - Rachel Carson

"To be an environmentalist is to care about the environment and care about life on planet Earth." - Sharon Gannon

"We as people have a purpose here to contribute to the Earth, to contribute to people's goodness and good life." - Common

"There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life." - Booker T Washington

"Everyone needs reminders that the fact of their being on this earth is important and that each life changes everything." - Marge Kennedy

"In the age of networked everything, life moves sideways and covers lots of ground while barely touching the earth." - Walter Kirn

"Unfortunately this earth is not a fairy-land, but a struggle for life, perfectly natural and therefore extremely harsh." - Martin Bormann

"What is our vision on this earth - war to the end of all generations and life by the sword?" - Moshe Sharett

"Publicly and among themselves biologists rightly celebrate the diversity of life on Earth... At the end of the day, however, their confession is heard by no one: they work with a single scientific sample-life on Earth." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"Life clearly does more than adapt to the Earth. It changes the Earth to its own purposes. Evolution is a tightly coupled dance, with life and the material environment as partners. From the dance emerges the entity Gaia." - James Lovelock

"This earth is a garden, this life a banquet, and it's time we realized that it was given to all life, animal and man, to enjoy." - Tom Brown Jr

"Life is abundant, and life is beautiful. And it's a good place that we're all in, you know, on this earth, if we take care of it." - Alice Walker

"The earth rests, and remembers." - Ellen Sturgis Hooper

"You belong to the earth and the earth is hard." - Amanda Coplin

"If we perceived life with reverence, we would stand in awe at the experience of physical life and walk the earth in a very deep sense of gratitude." - Gary Zukav

"In each atom, in each corpuscle, is life. Life is what you worship as God ... and earth is only an atom in the universe of worlds." - Edgar Cayce

"Each of our temples is an expression of our testimony that life beyond the grave is as real and as certain as is our life here on earth." - Thomas S Monson

"[In the Universe it may be that] Primitive life is very common and intelligent life is fairly rare. Some would say it has yet to occur on Earth." - Stephen Hawking

"There's life all over this universe, but the only life in the solar system is on earth, and in the whole universe we are the only men." - George Wald

"Big will always be a part of my life. But I'm still on this Earth, so I have to live my life for now and the future." - Faith Evans

"In the 1990s I began to study the prospects that life could spread from Mars to Earth or maybe Earth to Mars and that maybe life began on Mars and came to Earth, and that idea seemed to have a lot of traction and is now accepted as very plausible." - Paul Davies

"All the principles of heaven and earth are living inside you. Life itself is truth, and this will never change. Everything in heaven and earth breathes. Breath is the thread that ties creation together." - Morihei Ueshiba

"Every government on earth is the personification of violence and force, and yet the doctine of non-resistance is as old as human thought - even more than this, the instinct is as old as life upon the earth." - Clarence Darrow

"Every government on earth is the personification of violence and force, and yet the doctrine of non-resistance is as old as human thought - even more than this, the instinct is as old as life upon the earth. p. 12" - Clarence Darrow

"On this sinful, fallen earth, life will remain difficult, fraught with suffering and sadness. But we are looking forward to heaven-and heaven is always better in every realm than the earth." - Paul Enns

"Earth walks on Earth, Glittering in gold; Earth goes to Earth. Sooner than it wold; Earth builds on Earth, Palaces and towers; Earth says to Earth, Soon, all shall be ours." - Walter Scott

"Earth walks on Earth, Glittering in gold; Earth goes to Earth, Sooner than it wold; Earth builds on Earth, Palaces and towers; Earth says to Earth, Soon, all shall be ours." - Walter Scott

"Life does more than adapt to the Earth. It changes the Earth to its own purposes." - James Lovelock

"Earth is a in-between world touched by both Heaven and Hell. Earth leads directly into Heaven or directly into Hell, affording a choice between the two. The best of life on Earth is a glimpse of Heaven; the worst of life is a glimpse of Hell." - Randy Alcorn

"An organism exists for no other reason than that it is able to... The wonderful, almost transcendent thing about life on earth is that in order to so exist, organisms must relate to each other and to the earth itself." - Richard Mabey

"For the first time since life appeared on earth, one species- us- is single-handedly altering the physical, chemical and biological nature of earth. We have become a force of nature" - David Suzuki

"We're looking at Earth science, observing our planet. Also space science, looking at the ozone in the atmosphere around our Earth. Also looking at life science. And on a human level, using ourselves as test subjects." - Laurel Clark

"When I talk of the purpose of life, I am thinking not only of human life, but of all life on Earth and of the life which must exist upon other planets throughout the universe." - Clifford D Simak

"Will you teach your children what we have taught our children? That the earth is our mother? What befalls the earth befalls all the sons of the earth. This we know: the earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth. All things are connected like the blood that unites us all. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself. One thing we know: our god is also your god. The earth is precious to him and to harm the earth is to heap contempt on its creator." - Chief Seattle

"The Earth is the Lord. Everybody walks on the earth. And nobody respects the Earth. Everybody who walks on the earth, shits on the Earth. Spits on the Earth. Don't respect the Earth. So the Earth didn't like it. So the Earth call for a revolution. And the earth is fighting back. The Earth call for a revolution. The Earth call for justice. And the Earth get justice. 'Cause the Earth release ganja. The Earth release herbs." - Lee “Scratch” Perry

"A noble life crowned with heroic death, rises above and outlives the pride and pomp and glory of the mightiest empire of the earth." - James A Garfield

"The problem of birth control and voluntary barrenness is poisoning the very fountains of life and defying God's injunction to multiply and replenish the earth." - Hugh B. Brown

"Fill ev'ry glass, for wine inspires us, And fires us With courage, love and joy. Women and wine should life employ. Is there ought else on earth desirous?" - John Gay

"Fill ev'ry glass, for wine inspires us, And fires us With courage, love and joy. Women and wine should life employ. Is there ought else on earth desirous?" - John Gay

"Green is my favorite. And it's my favorite because it's the color of my wife's eyes, grass, trees, life, and money, and mother earth!" - Casper Van Dien

"The life of a wit is a warfare upon earth." - Alexander Pope

"Life on earth means: the sprouting of wings." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"Life is the most spectacular show on earth ?" - Sara Gruen

"There's not a drug on earth can make life meaningful" - Sarah Kane

"What is the key to life on Earth?" - Aidan Gillen

"On this earth there is that which deserves life." - Mahmoud Darwish

"Science reveals that all life on Earth is one." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"The majority of life on Earth is microbial" - Caleb Scharf

"Life is a ticket to the greatest show on earth." - Martin H Fischer

"Life is the most spectacular show on earth" - Sara Gruen

"What's the business case for ending life on earth?" - Ray Anderson

"Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth." - Peter Benchley

"But this is life on earth, you can't have everything." - William Goldman

"The earth has a life of its own." - David Bailey

"The discovery and investigation of life on other planets is likely to change many of our ideas about how life arose on the Earth and even what is life and its natural development." - George Smoot

"When I circled the moon and looked back at Earth, my outlook on life and my viewpoint of Earth changed... Earth is a spaceship, just like Apollo - and just like Apollo, the crew must learn to live and work together. We must learn to manage the resources of this world with new imagination." - Jim Lovell

"If all insects disappeared, all life on earth would perish. If all humans disappeared, all life on earth would flourish." - Jonas Salk

"So how can we test the idea that the transition from nonlife to life is simple enough to happen repeatedly? The most obvious and straightforward way is to search for a second form of life on Earth. No planet is more Earth-like than Earth itself, so if the path to life is easy, then life should have started up many times over right here." - Paul Davies

"My main life lesson from investing: self-interest is the most powerful force on earth, and can get people to embrace and defend almost anything." - Jesse Lauriston Livermore

"Earth, thou great footstool of our God, who reigns on high; thou fruitful source of all our raiment, life, and food; our house, our parent, and our nurse." - Isaac Watts

"Earth, thou great footstool of our God Who reigns on high; thou fruitful source Of all our raiment, life and food, Our house, our parent, and our nurse." - Isaac Watts

"The purpose of architecture is to shelter and enhance man's life on earth and to fulfill his belief in the nobility of his existence," - Eero Saarinen

"What allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on earth, with all of its pain, drama, and challenges, is a sense of purpose and meaning" - Barbara De Angelis

"Climate change is and will be a significant threat to our national security and in a larger sense to life on earth as we know it to be." - Gordon R. Sullivan

"Bringing nature into the classroom can kindle a fascination and passion for the diversity of life on earth and can motivate a sense of responsibility to safeguard it." - David Attenborough

"Chakras are organizational centers for the reception, assimilation, and transmission of life-force energy. They are the stepping stones between heaven and earth." - Anodea Judith

"The purpose of architecture is to shelter and enhance man's life on earth and to fulfill his belief in the nobility of his existence," - Eero Saarinen

"Man's life on earth has only one end and purpose: to identify himself with his eternal Self and so to come to intuitive knowledge of the Divine Ground." - Aldous Huxley

"Everything on earth is beautiful, everything - except what we ourselves think and do when we forget the higher purposes of life and our own human dignity." - Anton Chekhov

"When we come to a comparison of heaven and earth, then we may indeed not only forget all about the present life, but even despise and scorn it." - John Calvin

"What allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on earth, with all of its pain, drama, and challenges, is a sense of purpose and meaning." - Barbara De Angelis

"Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of the earth and the life upon it, that I cannot think of heaven and the angels." - Pearl S Buck

"Allah is going to kill many today as He cleanses His Earth, and prepares those of us who will inherit the Earth after the Shaitan and the wicked ones are deprived of the Earth and life itself! Then those of us who survive, we will survive in righteousness." - Louis Farrakhan

"Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise." - Phillips Brooks

"If you're a child of God, you do not just "go around once" on Earth. You don't get just one earthly life. You get another-one far better and without end. You'll inhabit the New Earth! You'll live with the God you cherish and the people you love as an undying person on an undying Earth." - Randy Alcorn

"Mother Earth is the spirit of the Earth. Amaterasu is the spirit of the Sun, that is, the feminine aspect of the spirit of the Sun. The Sun is a male, but everything is polarized, everything has a male and a female part. And she is the feminine part of light. Relative to the Earth it is more of a male energy, but she is the energy that comes and moves through Mother Earth, to bring consciousness and life." - Drunvalo Melchizedek

"Our present urgency is to recover a sense of the primacy of the Universe as our fundamental context, and the primacy of the Earth as the matrix from which life has emerged and on which life depends. Recovering this sense is essential to establishing the framework for mutually enhancing human-Earth relations for the flourishing of life on the planet." - Thomas Berry

"This earth will be looked back on like a lowly home, and this life of ours be remembered like a short apprenticeship to duty." - William Mountford

"This, however, is a passing nightmare; in time the earth will become again incapable of supporting life, and peace will return." - Bertrand Russell

"I believe animals should be respected as citizens of this earth. They should have the right to their own freedom, their own families, and their own life." - John Feldmann

"I believe we are put on this earth to be of service. It's how I find meaning in my life. And it's fun!" - Dana Delany

"It is the tendency of Government to grow, for practices and programs to become the nearest thing to eternal life we'll see on this earth." - Ronald Reagan

"What we should be after death, we have to attain in life, i.e. holiness and bliss. Here on earth the Kingdom of God begins." - Paracelsus

"Water flows from high in the mountains Water runs deep in the Earth Miraculously, water comes to us, And sustains all life." - Nhat Hanh

"The development of beings with minds is probably the highest individuation the world has ever known, and its prehistory is the history of life on earth." - Susanne Katherina Langer

"And you, whiner, who wastes your time Dawdling over the remorseless earth, What evil, what unspeakable crime Have you made your life worth?" - W. D. Snodgrass

"The profits of oil, coal, and natural gas companies will have to yield to the imperative of sustaining life on earth." - Robert Pollin

"The belief that life on earth arose spontaneously from nonliving matter, is simply a matter of faith in strict reductionism and is based entirely on ideology." - Hubert Yockey

"Heaven is an idea constructed by man to help him cope with the fact that life on earth is both brutally short and, paradoxically, far too long." - Andrew Davidson

"The world is too little aware of the waste of life, limb and land which anti-personnel landmines are causing among some of the poorest people on earth." - Princess Diana

"These powers of imagination and creativity are among the few things that set us apart from the rest of life on Earth. But they make all the difference." - Ken Robinson

"There is a deep interconnectedness of all life on earth, from the tiniest organisms, to the largest ecosystems, and absolutely between each person." - Bryant H Mcgill

"To take away life is a power which the vilest of the earth have in common; to give it belongs to gods and kings alone." - Metastasio

"In every movement that Christianity makes to eradicate the corrupt practices of men in political and in social life Christ is setting up His kingdom on the earth." - Bernard Paine

"If I were to begin life again, I would devote it to music. It is the only cheap and unpunished rapture upon earth." - Sydney Smith

"Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet." - Albert Einstein

"Place, time, life, death, earth, heaven are divisions and distinctions we make, like the imaginary lines we trace upon the surface of the globe." - Fanny Kemble

"By health I mean the power to live a full, adult, living, breathing life in close contact with... the earth and the wonders thereof - the sea - the sun." - Katherine Mansfield



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