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Quotations on Earth

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I don't know if there are men on the moon, but if there are they must be using the earth as their lunatic asylum.

~ George Bernard Shaw

The earth is given as a common for men to labor and live in.

~ Thomas Jefferson

The earth, that is sufficient,
I do not want the constellations any nearer,
I know they are very well where they are,
I know they suffice for those who belong to them.

~ Walt Whitman

I conjure you, my brethren, to remain faithful to earth, and do not believe those who speak unto you of superterrestrial hopes! Poisoners they are, whether they know it or not.

~ Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

The earth is the Lord's fullness thereof: this is no longer a hollow dictum of religion, but a directive for economic action toward human brotherhood.

~ Lewis Mumford

Man makes a great fuss about this planet which is only a ballbearing in the hub of the universe.

~ Christopher Morley

Our earth is but a small star in a great universe. Yet of it we can make, if we choose, a planet unvexed by war, untroubled by hunger or fear, undivided by senseless distinctions of race, color or theory.

~ Stephen Vincent Benét

The pagans do not know God, and love only the earth. The Jews know the true God, and love only the earth. The Christians know the true God, and do not love the earth.

~ Blaise Pascal

The earth and its resources belong of right to its people.

~ Gifford Pinchot

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