Every day can be Earth Day with the right inspiration. Earth911 assembled 20 more great ideas from the world’s authors and thinkers to keep your focus on thinking for the environment each day. Take a few minutes to find the quotes that remind we all can make a difference. Look at the world with the eyes of an environmental perspective when you make decisions about what to buy, how to treat the planet, and lead others to recycle and reuse.

If you’d like to participate in Earth Day 2020, you can — even while social distancing. Although some events have been postponed in response to COVID-19, others have gone virtual. Visit Earth Day 2020 to watch Earth Day live and find other ways to take part remotely.

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“Nature is everyone’s Notre Dame.”
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“Spend the afternoon, you can’t take it with you.”
—Annie Dillard [Tweet This]



“Nature cannot be commanded except by being obeyed.”
—Francis Bacon [Tweet This]



“There is no better designer than nature.”
—Alexander McQueen [Tweet This]



“Earth laughs in flowers.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson [Tweet This]



“To put your hands in a river is to feel the chords that bind the earth together.”
—Barry Lopez [Tweet This]



“Run wild and free like a waterfall.”
—Anamika Mishra [Tweet This]



“Because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”
—Helen Keller [Tweet This]



“Take nothing but memories, leave nothing but footprints.”
—Chief Sealth [Tweet This]



“The cosmos is within us. We are made of star stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself.”
—Carl Sagan [Tweet This]



“The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.”
—Michael Pollan [Tweet This]



“Science, like art, is not a copy of nature, but a re-creation of her.”
—Jacob Bronowski [Tweet This]



“Make every day Earth Day.”
—Earth911 [Tweet This]



“A good river is nature’s life work in song.”
—Mark Helprin [Tweet This]



“For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it.”
—Jacques-Yves Cousteau [Tweet This]



“Nature is indifferent to our love, but never unfaithful.”
—Edward Abbey [Tweet This]



“I think that old magic draws much of its strength from that acknowledgment: that we are a part of that world.”
—Robin Hobb [Tweet This]



“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”
—Aristotle [Tweet This]



“I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.”
—Frank Lloyd Wright [Tweet This]



“Men argue, nature acts.”
—Voltaire [Tweet This]

This post was originally published on April 22, 2019.

By Mitch Ratcliffe

Mitch is the publisher at Earth911.com and Director of Digital Strategy and Innovation at Intentional Futures, an insight-to-impact consultancy in Seattle. A veteran tech journalist, Mitch is passionate about helping people understand sustainability and the impact of their decisions on the planet.