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"Mother Earth is very talented." - Nhat Hanh

"a mother is God's deputy on earth." - Rahel Varnhagen

"Science has failed our mother Earth." - Serj Tankian

"Capitalism is destroying Mother Earth, and to destroy Mother Earth is to destroy humanity." - Evo Morales

"We are made from Mother Earth and we go back to Mother Earth." - Proverbs

"The earth, that is nature's mother, is her tomb." - William Shakespeare

"Healthy feet can feel the very heart of Mother Earth." - Sitting Bull

"Get to work because Mother Earth needs you right now." - Doreen Virtue

"Walk lightly in the spring; Mother Earth is pregnant." - Proverbs

"You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment..." - Nhat Hanh

"You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment." - Nhat Hanh

"The earth is not just our environment. The earth is our mother." - Dalai Lama

"Baby smiled, mother wailed, Earthward while the sweetling sailed; Mother smiled, baby wailed, When to earth came Viola." - Francis Thompson

"The earth is our mother. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons of earth. If men spit upon the ground, they spit upon themselves." - Chief Seattle

"We see how capitalism is destroying Mother Earth. I remain convinced that the Earth can exist without man but man cannot live without the Earth." - Evo Morales

"But one on earth is better than the wife; that is the mother." - Leopold Schefer

"Respect Mother Earth and her giving ways or trade away our children's days." - Neil Young

"The Earth doesn't care what we need; Mother Nature doesn't negotiate." - Paul Gilding

"You want to help mother Earth? Try sodomy. Sodomy is eco-friendly, and abortion is green." - Doug Stanhope

"Locally and globally, we need to be doing everything we can to help Mother Earth." - Mike Love

"Mother Earth is in pain and ailing because of global warming." - Danny Glover

"Being a mother is the hardest job on earth. Women everywhere must declare it so." - Oprah Winfrey

"For all that Nature by her mother-wit Could frame in earth." - Edmund Spenser

"Always that same old story- Father Time and Mother Earth, A marriage on the rocks." - James Merrill

"To man the earth seems altogether No more a mother, but a step-dame rather." - Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas

"By day the banished sun circles the earth like a grieving mother with a lamp." - Cormac Mccarthy

"I know that is what I was put on Earth to do - to be a mother." - Cheryl Cole

"Mother Earth is very talented. She has produced Buddhas, bodhisattvas, great beings." - Nhat Hanh

"Mother Earth is very talented. She has produced Buddhas, bodhisattvas, great beings." - Thich Nhat Hanh

"If you can feel that Mother Earth is in you, and you are Mother Earth, then you are not any longer afraid to die because the earth is not dying. Like a wave appears and disappears and appears again." - Thich Nhat Hanh

"If you can feel that Mother Earth is in you, and you are Mother Earth, then you are not any longer afraid to die because the earth is not dying. Like a wave appears and disappears and appears again." - Nhat Hanh

"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

"We have, in a sense, lorded it over nature, over Sister Earth, over Mother Earth, i think man has gone too far." - Pope Francis

"Honor the sacred. Honor the Earth, our Mother. Honor all with whom we share the Earth Walk in balance and beauty." - Robert Muller

"I had this wonderful, supportive mother who didn't get mad because of all the earth mucking up my bed. She just said they'd die - they needed the earth." - Jane Goodall

"We are the natural nurturers of the Earth Mother. The Earth Mother needs our help, she needs our prayers. We need to educate the women of the world that prayer works." - Agnes Baker Pilgrim

"People just need to trust in themselves, believe in God and in Mother Earth and let God and Mother Earth work through them, let them direct their lives, not to actually control them, but direct their lives." - Drunvalo Melchizedek

"What we teach our children is that earth is your mother that provides; she's a giver. So, please first ask forgiveness from the mother earth before you step on to it and cause it pain." - Narendra Modi

"If we do not know how to respect the Mother Earth, we do not know how to respect ourselves." - Nirmala Srivastava

"The common growth of Mother Earth Suffices me,-her tears, her mirth, Her humblest mirth and tears." - William Wordsworth

"I remember feeling that pieces of me were scattered around the world; I belonged to her, Mother Earth." - Raquel Cepeda

"The nameless is the beginning of Heaven and Earth. The named is the mother of all things." - Laozi

"We called her Mother Earth. Because she gave birth to us, and then we sucked her dry." - Jon Stewart

"Find the cost of freedom, buried in the ground Mother earth will swallow you Lay your body down" - Stephen Stills

"Kuwait is the mother and father, Earth and it's supplies. She is the past, present and future." - Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah

"Human use, population, and technology have reached that certain stage where mother Earth no longer accepts our presence with silence." - Dalai Lama

"When the people call Earth 'Mother,' they take with love and with love give back so that all may live." - Marilou Awiakta

"The loving care of Mother Earth is in many quarters replacing the former sense of obedience to the Heavenly Father." - Lloyd Geering

"The sun is our father, the earth is our mother. And God is a myth destroying our family." - Steve Fowler

"We need to move beyond the idea of 'environment' and fall back in love with Mother Earth." - Nhat Hanh

"My father! The sun is my father, and the earth is my mother, and on her bosom I will recline." - Tecumseh

"The common growth of Mother Earth Suffices me,-her tears, her mirth, Her humblest mirth and tears." - William Wordsworth

"In this new millennium it is more important to defend the rights of the Mother Earth to guarantee human rights." - Evo Morales

"an off-screen persona of Globally Conscious Earth Mother and an aggressive on-screen embodiment of Kali, Goddess of Destruction." - Angelina Jolie

"The only thing I want is to awaken all humans on the planet that we are living on Mother Earth." - Afrika Bambaataa

"The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it." - Chief Joseph

"I've been writing Indian music for a while. Indian music is about Mother Earth, and mine is no exception." - Jimmy Carl Black

"Non-Indian writers usually say "Great Spirit," "Mother Earth," "Two-Legged, Four-Legged, and Winged." Mixed-blood writers usually say "Creator, "Mother Earth," "Two-Legged, Four- Legged, and Winged." Indian writers usually say "God," "Mother Earth," "Human Being, Dog, and Bird."" - Sherman Alexie

"You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment. In that insight of inter-being, it is possible to have real communication with the Earth, which is the highest form of prayer." - Nhat Hanh

"You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment. In that insight of inter-being, it is possible to have real communication with the Earth, which is the highest form of prayer." - Thich Nhat Hanh

"And also, one is a mother in order to understand the inexplicable. One is a mother to lighten the darkness. One is a mother to shield when lightning streaks the night, when thunder shakes the earth, when mud bogs one down. One is a mother in order to love without beginning or end." - Mariama Ba

"Every man, for the sake of the great blessed Mother in Heaven, and for the love of his own little mother on earth, should handle all womankind gently, and hold them in all Honor." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"My mother was a domestic goddess and Mother Earth figure. She was sweet and placid - just what the perfect wife was supposed to be and I was determined not to be." - Joan Collins

"The earth is at the same time mother, She is mother of all that is natural, mother of all that is human. She is mother of all, for contained in her are the seeds of all. The earth of human kind contains all moistness, all verdancy, all germinating power. It is in so many ways fruitful. All creation comes from it. Yet it forms not only the basic raw material for humankind, but also the substance of the incarnation of God's son." - Hildegard of Bingen

"On me the tempest falls. It does not make me tremble. O holy Mother Earth, O air and sun, behold me. I am wronged." - Aeschylus

"Before the final curtain goes down On my life, I shall say to my Mother-Earth, "My gratitude-heart is all for you, All for you."" - Sri Chinmoy

"Be Thou praised, my Lord, of our Sister Mother Earth, which sustains and hath us in rule, and produces divers fruits with coloured flowers and herbs." - Francis Of Assisi

"Speak no harsh, words of earth; she is our mother, and few of us her sons who have not added a wrinkle to her brow." - Alexander Smith

"The feast is such as earth, the general mother, Pours from her fairest bosom, when she smiles, In the embrace of autumn." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Create each day anew by clothing yourself with heaven and earth, bathing yourself with wisdom and love, and placing yourself in the heart of Mother Nature." - Morihei Ueshiba

"Mother Earth is hurting. And she needs a generation of thoughtful, caring and active kids like all of you to protect her for the future." - Leonardo Dicaprio

"Thus you can throw yourself flat on the ground, stretched out upon mother earth, with the certain conviction that you are one with her and she with you." - Erwin Schrodinger

"All the earth, though it were full of kind hearts, is but a desolation and desert place to a mother when her only child is absent." - Elizabeth Gaskell

"The earth is our mother. She should not be disturbed by hoe or plough. We want only to subsist on what she freely gives us." - Chief Joseph

"Even the people who come our way look upon us in amazement, that we run only for the healing of Mother Earth" - Dennis Banks

"Africa is our center of gravity, our cultural and spiritual mother and father, our beating heart, no matter where we live on the face of this earth." - John Henrik Clarke

"Earth Mother, you who are called by a thousand names. May all remember we are cells in your body and dance together." - Starhawk

"People seem to trust you more when you're pregnant. I think they see you as some kind of Mother Earth figure." - Sara Cox

"I pray that politicians, lawmakers and religious leaders have the courage to support the choices terminally ill citizens make in departing Mother Earth with dignity and love." - Desmond Tutu

"Earth, the mother of all, Moves on her stedfast way, Gathering, flinging, sowing. Mortals, we live in her day, She in her children is growing." - George Meredith

"If we can find peace within ourselves, within our families and communities, and heal Mother Earth in small ways, we can create a measurable shift in our world." - Mallika Chopra

"For a mother is the only person on earth Who can divide her love among ten children And each child still have all her love." - Anonymous

"When I got married, my mother was very surprised. She said: 'What on earth is going on? I thought you were gay?'" - Stephen Daldry

"I see a lot of damage to Mother Earth. I see water being taken from creeks where water belongs to animals, not to oil companies." - Winona Laduke

"Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth." - Voltaire

"It also called upon traditional people in the Four Directions to strengthen the healing ceremonies and asked people to heed the warnings of Mother Earth." - Dennis Banks

"Even the people who come our way look upon us in amazement, that we run only for the healing of Mother Earth." - Dennis Banks

"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

"When we recognise the virtues, the talent, the beauty of Mother Earth, something is born in us, some kind of connection; love is born." - Nhat Hanh

"When we recognise the virtues, the talent, the beauty of Mother Earth, something is born in us, some kind of connection, love is born." - Thich Nhat Hanh

"I hardly can sleep. I feel that my target now is really to save Mother Earth for humanity. And it's doable." - Imelda Marcos

"When I got married, my mother was very surprised. She said: 'What on earth is going on? I thought you were gay?" - Stephen Daldry

"Our primeval Mother Earth is an organism that no science in the world can rationalize. Everything on her that crawls and flies is dependent upon Her and all must hopelessly perish if that Earth dies that feeds us." - Viktor Schauberger

"Earth, Ashes to ashes and dust to dust in mother earth we place our trust and as we cycle through our years we water it with blood and tears..." - Nancy Holder

"Jesus Christ will be the leader of an intergalactic earth evacuation. We're getting some earth leaders up there to check the mother ship. The Bible says that the sky will be glorious and Christ will come back to us all." - Nina Hagen

"It is strange how few people make more than a casual cult of enjoying Nature. And yet the earth is actually and literally the mother of us all. One needs no strange spiritual faith to worship the earth." - John Cowper Powys

"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

"All European tradition, Marxism included, has conspired to defy the natural order of all things. Mother Earth has been abused, the powers have been abused, and this cannot go on forever. No theory can alter that simple fact. Mother Earth will retaliate, the whole environment will retaliate, and the abusers will be eliminated. Things come full circle, back to where they started. That's revolution." - Russell Means

"All European tradition, Marxism included, has conspired to defy the natural order of all things. Mother Earth has been abused, the powers have been abused, and this cannot go on forever. No theory can alter that simple fact. Mother Earth will retaliate, the whole environment will retaliate, and the abusers will be eliminated." - Russell Means

"It used to be the one or the other, right? You were the bad girl or the good girl or the bad mother or the good mother, the horrible businesswoman who eschewed her children or the earth mother who was happy to be at home baking pies, all of that stuff that we sort of knew was a lie." - Annette Bening

"Right now, our mother - our mother - all of our mothers, Mother Earth is hurting. And she needs a generation of thoughtful, caring and active kids like all of you to protect her for the future. You can help us win the battle to clean up our air, our water, our land, to protect our forests, our oceans and our wildlife." - Leonardo Dicaprio

"That's what I do. I just let Mother Earth use me, in many, many instances, especially when I am working with pollution. She is a very real Spirit - she is your mother, and if you open to Her, she can come in and use you in a way that is very powerful. That is what Mother Teresa has done, by being selfless." - Drunvalo Melchizedek

"It used to be the one or the other, right? You were the 'bad girl' or the 'good girl' or the 'bad mother' or 'the good mother,' 'the horrible businesswoman who eschewed her children' or 'the earth mother who was happy to be at home baking pies,' all of that stuff that we sort of knew was a lie." - Annette Bening

"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

"As we heal, the Earth Mother feels our joy. We are like cells in and on her body. The power of love, the power of healing, the power of compassion, the power of unity, and the power of knowing are our abilities. These are the gifts our Earth Mother seeks to share with us at this time. Through reconnecting to the celebration of life we are able to let go of our grief and fear. When we Walk in Beauty, we acknowledge every aspect of the Self. The Power Places of our planet are those that have seen the joy of our Earth Mother when her children have grown toward wholeness, celebrating life." - Jamie Sams

"You must teach your children that the ground beneath their feet is the ashes of your grandfathers. So that they will respect the land, tell your children that the earth is rich with the lives of our kin. Teach your children what we have taught our children, that the earth is our mother. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons of the earth. If men spit upon the ground, they spit upon themselves." - Chief Seattle

"You must teach your children that the ground beneath their feet is the ashes of your grandfathers. So that they will respect the land, tell your children that the earth is rich with the lives of our kin. Teach your children what we have taught our children, that the earth is our mother. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons of the earth. If men spit upon the ground, they spit upon themselves." - Proverbs

"Every walk to the woods is a religious rite, every bath in the stream is a saving ordinance. Communion service is at all hours, and the bread and wine are from the heart and marrow of Mother Earth." - John Burroughs

"You'll never succeed in idealizing hard work. Before you can dig mother earth you've got to take off your ideal jacket. The harder a man works, at brute labor, the thinner becomes his idealism, the darker his mind." - D H Lawrence

"Is there not something worthy of perpetuation in our Indian spirit of democracy, where Earth, our mother, was free to all, and no one sought to impoverish or enslave his neighbor?" - Charles Alexander Eastman

"I looked into the vast dome of blue emptiness that stretched out above me in all directions and the illusion was still there, the size and speed, and what information they were sending to mother earth." - Nelson Mandela

"Every baby's first breath on Earth could be one of peace and love. Every mother should be healthy and strong. Every birth could be safe and loving. But our world is not there yet" - Robin Lim

"Silent waters rocking on the morning of our birth, like an empty cradle waiting to be filled. And from the heart of God the Spirit moved upon the earth, like a mother breathing life into her child." - Gordon Lightfoot

"The ghost of the heart of manred Cain And the more murderous brain Of Man, still redder Nero that conceived the death Of his mother Earth, and tore Her womb, to know the place where he was conceived." - Edith Sitwell

"Each time you take a mindful step you are back in the arms of Mother Earth and are reminded of your true sweet home in the here and now." - Nhat Hanh

"I'll never forget my first time with you' Min said as she edged the doughnut off her finger. 'The earth moved, and then my mother asked my father who he was going down on at lunch." - Jennifer Crusie

"Arrayed in a new body another mother may someday give birth so that with stronger limbs and brighter mind the old soul shall take the road to earth again." - P C Cast

"Eat of my deep earth, drink of my living streams, for I am your Mother. Your heart is my wild drum, your breath my eternal song. If you would live, dance with me!" - Juliet Marillier

"Labour is ... not the only source of material wealth, i.e, of the use-values it produces. As William Petty says, Labour is the father of material wealth, the earth is its mother." - Karl Marx

"What can you say about a man, who on Mother's Day sends flowers to his mother-in-law, with a note thanking her for making him the happiest man on Earth?" - Nancy Reagan

"What are you looking at?" she asks. What am I looking at? My future wife? The mother of my children? The person I was put on this earth to find? Yes." - Pete Wentz

"We call ours a utilitarian age, and we do not know the uses of any single thing. We have forgotten that water can cleanse, that fire can purify, and that the Earth is mother to us all." - Oscar Wilde

"You'll never succeed in idealizing hard work. Before you can dig mother earth you've got to take off your ideal jacket. The harder a man works, at brute labor, the thinner becomes his idealism, the darker his mind." - David Herbert Lawrence

"The white man's dead forget the country of their birth when they go to walk among the stars. Our dead never forget this beautiful earth, for it is the mother of the red man." - Chief Seattle

"This day hath made Much work for tears in many a English mother, Whose sons lie scatter'd on the bleeding ground; Many a widow's husband grovelling lies, Coldly embracing the discolor'd earth." - William Shakespeare

"A happier lot were mine, If I must lose thee, to go down to earth, For I shall have no hope when thou art gone, - Nothing but sorrow. Father have I none, And no dear mother." - Homer

"For thee, O now a silent soul, my brother, Take at my hands this garland and farewell. Thin is the leaf, and chill the wintry smell, And chill the solemn earth, a fatal mother." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"Sadly, I hate foreigners. And Americans. And animals. And flora, and some fauna. Also the magma that is the very core of this our mother earth. I'm full o' hate!" - Joss Whedon

"It is this earth that, like a kind mother, receives us at our birth, and sustains us when born; it is this alone, of all the elements around us, that is never found an enemy of man." - Pliny The Elder

"There is enough for all. The earth is a generous mother; she will provide in plentiful abundance food for all her children if they will but cultivate her soil in justice and in peace." - William Bourke Cockran

"I hold that when a person dies / His soul returns again to earth; / Arrayed in some new flesh disguise / Another mother gives him birth / With sturdier limbs and brighter brain." - John Masefield

"The Earth is our mother just turning around, with her trees in the forest and roots underground. Our father above us whose sigh is the wind, paint us a rainbow without any end." - John Denver

"The urban man is an uprooted tree, he can put out leaves, flowers and grow fruit but what a nostalgia his leaf, flower, and fruit will always have for mother earth!" - Juan Ramon Jimenez

"As a doctor, as well as a mother and a world citizen, I wish to practice the ultimate form of preventive medicine by ridding the earth of these technologies that propagate disease, suffering, and death." - Helen Caldicott

"When we walk upon Mother Earth, we always plant our feet carefully because we know the faces of our future generations are looking up at us from beneath the ground. we never forget them." - Oren Lyons

"We are all children of the Great Spirit, we all belong to Mother Earth. Our planet is in great trouble and if we keep carrying old grudges and do not work together, we will all die." - Chief Seattle

"There is something obscure which is complete before heaven and earth arose; tranquil, quiet, standing alone without change, moving without peril. It could be the mother of everything. Not knowing its name, I call it Tao." - Laozi

"If God is Mother, then we need only gather together with people and adore her through rituals intended to satisfy the female soul, ritual involving dance, fire, water, air, earth, songs, music, flowers, and beauty." - Paulo Coelho

"Mother Earth is giving birth to a co-creative humanity. There's not a majority anywhere, but it's cropping up everywhere, because old leadership does not have the authority to guide us." - Barbara Marx Hubbard

"We receive our nourishment from the Mother Earth. So we should put our hands together in an attitude of prayer and say "please" and "thank you" when dealing with nature." - Masanobu Fukuoka

"Be a Mother who is committed to loving her children into standing on higher ground than the environment surrounding them. Mothers are endowed with a love that is unlike any other love on the face of the earth." - Marjorie Pay Hinckley

"Of the Earth, of the Mother, my heart with her heart in accord: As I lie mid the cool green tresses that mantle her breast I begin with the grass once again to be bound to the Lord." - George William Russell

"Why communitarian socialism? Now not only do we have the pursuit of happiness for man, as a government, as a program or as our principles. But as well to live in harmony with Mother Earth." - Evo Morales

"We look at the one little woman's face we love, as we look at the face of our mother earth, and see all sorts of answers to our own yearnings." - George Eliot

"The earth has a mouth?" Buckley asked. A big round mouth but with no lips," my father said. Jack," my mother said, laughing, "stop it. Do you know I caught him outside growling at the snapdragons?" - Alice Sebold

"You didn't hear the angels singing. It was brought down to Mother Earth, which is where it should be. And that led me to a lot of other reading." - Harvey Keitel

"I have an almost religious zeal... not for technology per se, but for the Internet which is for me, the nervous system of mother Earth, which I see as a living creature, linking up." - Dan Millman

"I'm doing it with a rock format and the words are about people living in harmony with Mother Earth. It's very important to me - and I feel it should be for every living human on this planet." - Jimmy Carl Black

"We are children of the Earth...respect your mother." - Ralph Smart

"Remember Mother Earth knows who these people are that are going to become the one heart. Really the better way to say it is one lotus. This place in the heart has always been referred to as the lotus. And when you find your way there, Mother Earth will completely take care of you and protect you and provide everything for you. Even though everything outside seems to be insane, it will be miraculous." - Drunvalo Melchizedek



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