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27 Funny, (Strange) Environmental Quotes That Make You Think & Smile

This collection of environmental quotes are funny in a strange way but should make you stop, think and smile as you ponder about the message behind them. 

However, I cannot guarantee that you will see them all as I do, but as Clint Eastwood would say, –

“If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster!” 

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“Imagine a puddle waking up one morning and thinking, this is an interesting world i find myself in; fits me rather neatly, doesn’t it?

In fact it fits me staggeringly well! It must have been made to have me in it.”

 – Douglas Adams

“We’ve got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need?”

 – Lee Iacocca

“Modern technology owes ecology an apology.”

 – Alan M Eddison

“Environmentalists make out that the planet is some kind of wondrous, self-sustaining entity and engineering has ruined it.

They look at the gun, the car and the jet engine as instruments of Satan, but the mosquito has killed more than all three put together.”

 – Jeremy Clarkson

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“Man is a complex being; he makes the deserts bloom and lakes die.”

 – Gil Stern

“Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.”

 – Henry David Thoreau

“We cannot command nature except by obeying her.”

 – Francis Bacon

“Why don’t we pay more attention to who our farmers are? We would never be as careless choosing an auto mechanic or babysitter as we are about who grows our food.”

 – Michael Pollan

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“The world is a globe — the farther you sail, the closer to home you are.”

 – Terry Pratchett

“The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.”

 – Ralph Nader

“Wolves are very resourceful. All they need to survive is for people not to shoot them.”

 – Bob Ferris

“The difference between animals and humans is that animals change themselves for the environment, but humans change the environment for themselves.”

 – Ayn Rand

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“How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is clearly Ocean.”

 – Arthur C. Clarke

“The sum of intelligence on the planet is a constant; the population is growing.”

 – Cole’s axiom

“I can even choose my gender, but I can’t choose to be plastic-free when I go shopping.”

 – Frederikke Magnussen

“Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.”

 – Kenneth Boulding

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“Man is a complex being; he makes the deserts bloom and lakes die.”

 – Gil Stern

“If you’re not a tree hugger, then you’re a what, a tree hater?”

 – Doug Coupland

“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.”

 – Mark Twain

“I believe alien life is quite common in the universe, although intelligent life is less so. Some say it has yet to appear on planet Earth.”

 – Stephen Hawking

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“The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behavior control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry, and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers.”

 – Lewis Thomas

“I always saw pollution as theft, and I always thought, ‘Why should somebody be able to pollute the air, which belongs to all of us, or destroy a river or a waterway, which is supposed to belong to the whole community?”

 – Robert Kennedy, Jr.

“Ego is probably one of the biggest poisons we can have – it’s toxic to any environment.”

 – Jonny Kim

“Sharks have been swimming the oceans unchallenged for thousands of years; chances are, the species that roams corporate waters will prove just as hardy.”

 – Eric Gelman

In Summary

I hope you found the 27+ environmental quotes funny in a strange way, but that for you, they all somehow rang true and caused you to stop, think and smile.

If this is not the case, then make like a recycler as I quote some anonymous writer with the words;

“Recyclers do it over and over again!”.

In the meantime, here are a few links to related articles. 

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77 Thought-provoking quotes about ethical, sustainable, and fast fashion

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Mark Aspland is a proud father of two boys and an amateur actor and green living enthusiast. He has been sharing hints, tips, and sustainable living content on his website Sustainability Dad since august 2019. 

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He now has an army of like-hearted individuals passionate about the environment and positive change through peaceful action.