Soil And Water Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 64 Quotes About Soil And Water

#1. It is a fact that our fresh water is becoming more scarce and that the new ways we are getting energy in America - fracking, mountaintop removal, cyclic steam extraction, deep-sea drilling - all pollute water, pollute the air, and pollute our soil and food. - Author: Mark Ruffalo
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#2. There are also kinds of water that cause death, as they run through harmful juices in the soil and become poisonous. - Author: Marcus Vitruvius Pollio
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#3. There is too little public recognition of how much we all depend upon farmers as stewards of our soil, water and wildlife resources. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#4. I believe in beauty. I believe in stones and water, air and soil, people and their future and their fate. - Author: Ansel Adams
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#5. How we grow food has enormous effects on the environment - climate change as well as pollution of air, water, and soil. - Author: Marion Nestle
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#6. The word of God came down to man as rain to soil, and the result was mud, not clear water. (Bistami) Pg. 128 - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#7. Many people think trees grow so big from soil and water, but this is not true. Trees get their mass from the air. They gobble up airborne carbon dioxide and perform an act of chemical fission by using the energy from sunshine ... Essentially, trees are made of air and sunshine. - Author: Ned Hayes
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#8. -compost is trucked in; some crops also receive fish emulsion along with their water and a side dressing of pelleted chicken manure. Over the winter a cover crop of legumes is planted to build up nitrogen in the soil. - Author: Michael Pollan
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#9. There is no domestic issue more important to America in the long run than the conservation and proper use of our natural resources, including fresh water, clean air, tillable soil, forests, wilderness, habitat for wildlife, minerals and recreational assets. - Author: Gaylord Nelson
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#10. I have a dream...

I dream of undoing the damage we've done.

I dream of clean water, clean air and clean soil.

Will you dream with me? - Author: Brooke Hampton
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#11. It is the duty of every citizen, for his own welfare, if for no other patriotic reason, to support and fight for and possibly initiate measures having to do with conservation of soil, water and forests. - Author: Louis Bromfield
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#12. To the Indians it seemed that these Europeans hated everything in nature - the living forests and their birds and beasts, the grassy grades, the water, the soil, the air itself. - Author: Dee Brown
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#13. (The coconut tree was a machine: a solar-powered, self-building factory that required no maintenance and cost no money - a clean-running, noiseless manufacturer of useful things. In went soil, air, and water; out came food, drink, fuel, building materials, rope, medicine, and, yes, pillows.) - Author: Peter Rudiak-Gould
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#14. The white spruce forest along the banks is most inspiring, magnificent here. Down the terraced slopes and right to the water's edge on the alluvial soil it stands in ranks. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#15. Every flower can flourish with fertile soil and water. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#16. I set the coffee aside and got a cup of water instead. I could never see why people drank that stuff. It tasted like soil boiled in mud, wit a topping of dirt. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#17. The soil of our mind contains many seeds, positive and negative. We are the gardeners who identify, water, and cultivate the best seeds. - Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
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#18. The cocoa-nut palm grows best near salt water, no matter how loose and sandy the soil is, and in these congenial circumstances needs neither manure nor care of any kind. It bends lovingly toward the sea and drops its ripe fruit into it. - Author: Isabella Bird
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#19. There are flood and drought over the eyes and in the mouth, dead water and dead sand contending for the upper hand. The parched eviscerate soil gapes at the vanity of toil, laughs without mirth. This is the death of the earth. - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#20. I am a rose that grew from concrete. There was no soil, fertilizer or water to nourish me; just the hand of God to show that miracles can and do happen. - Author: Teleah Scott
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#21. We might say that the earth has a spirit of growth; that its flesh is the soil, its bones the arrangement and connection of the rocks of which the mountains are composed, its cartilage the tufa, and its blood the springs of water. - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#22. Your thoughts are certain kinds of seeds in your life. You can water them and allow them to grow on fertile soil. Or, you can let them diminish and wither amongst the weeds. Be careful that your seeds are not contaminated as they begin to take root. - Author: Amaka Imani Nkosazana
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#23. I can't imagine anything more important than air, water, soil, energy and biodiversity. These are the things that keep us alive. - Author: David Suzuki
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#24. When there are enough people on the land to use it but not enough to husband it, then the wildness of the soil that we call fertility begins to diminish, and the soil itself begins to flee from us in water and wind. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#25. The plants we've chosen will collect and cycle Earth's minerals, water, and air; shade the soil and renew it with leafy mulch; and yield fruits and greens for people and wildlife. - Author: Toby Hemenway
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#26. If we weren't so dirt-conscious, we would obtain adequate vitamin B12 from soil, air, water, and bacteria, but we meticulously wash and peel our vegetables now - and with good reason, as we can't be sure our soil is not contaminated with pesticides and herbicides. - Author: Sharon Gannon
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#27. 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. - Author: Michael Dowd
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#28. Dust rises at every step, fine as flour. It is dried river silt, that dust. Add water, and the soil is so fertile that you could plant a pencil and harvest a book. - Author: Mary Doria Russell
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#29. Earth and water, soil and stone, oaks and elms and willows, they were here before us all and will still remain when we are gone. - Author: George R R Martin
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#30. I believe that it's vital for children and teens to be educated, to be given information to help them understand the impacts humans are having on our water, soil, and air. - Author: Jayni Chase
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#31. A chemist may understand the molecular basis of a strawberry. A geneticist may understand the DNA sequences that underlie different varieties of strawberries. A botanist may know the precise soil and water requirements for a strawberry plant to thrive. A yogi knows the strawberry by taking a bite. - Author: Anonymous
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#32. Select a large bulb with several well-developed offsets. Clean off the soil from the offsets and pull them away from the parent bulb, taking care to preserve any roots. Prepare pots with a moist, sandy compost. Inset a single offset into each pot, and cover it with compast. Label, and water. - Author: Royal Horticultural Society
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#33. One of the major problems is what we do to the soil, the air, the water and everything, we take in our food. - Author: Charlotte Gerson
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#34. There are occasions when you can hear the mysterious language of the Earth, in water, or coming through the trees, emanating from the mosses, seeping through the under currents of the soil, but you have to be willing to wait and receive. - Author: John Hay
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#35. We must come to understand our past, our history, in terms of the soil and water and forests and grasses that have made it what it is. - Author: William Vogt
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#36. While cheap products are exported to western countries, the waste is dumped mostly in China's back yard, contaminating its air, water, soil and seas. - Author: Ma Jun
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#37. Clean air and water, a diversity of animal and plant species, soil and mineral resources, and predictable weather are annuities that will pay dividends for as long as the human race survives - and may even extend our stay on Earth. - Author: Alex Steffen
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#38. The violence present in our hearts, wounded by sin, is also reflected in the symptoms of sickness evident in the soil, in the water, in the air and in all forms of life. - Author: Anonymous
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#39. The human spirit is nurtured by praise, as much as a seedling is nurtured by the soil, the water and the sun. - Author: Mario Fernandez
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#40. If we pollute the air, water and soil that keep us alive and well, and destroy the biodiversity that allows natural systems to function, no amount of money will save us. - Author: David Suzuki
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#41. Refusal to participate is a moral choice. Water is a gift for all, not meant to be bought and sold. Don't buy it. When food has been wrenched from the earth, depleting the soil and poisoning our relatives in the name of higher yields, don't buy it. - Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer
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#42. The world could burn around her, the cities turn to dust, the cries of a hundred thousand fill the air, and she would get up after the fire died and walk barefoot and burned over the charred soil in search of clean water, a weapon, a purpose. She would rebuild. - Author: Kameron Hurley
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#43. No sane person resists the smell of the soil when sprinkled with water,
Especially the smell of the intercourse between earth and rain. - Author: Nomthandazo Tsembeni
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#44. I love Tennessee, but they don't have the pine trees and the sandy soil and the black water that I grew up around. - Author: Josh Turner
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#45. We've gotten so far away from our food source. It's been hijacked from us. But if you get soil, plant something in it and water it, you can feed yourself. It's that simple. - Author: Ron Finley
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#46. The immediate need for education and practice in using our natural resources of soil, forest, water, wildlife and areas of inspirational beauty to the best advantage of all, for this generation and others to come, is again apparent to every observant citizen. - Author: Walt Disney
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#47. It is a fact that the ecological devastation of the planet can be traced to the consumption of meat and dairy, which contributes to water, soil, and air pollution as well as global warming and the mass extinction of many species of plant and animal forms. - Author: Sharon Gannon
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#48. But we have to look after mother nature so she can look after us - the water, the soil, the air and all the life within it. - Author: Costa Georgiadis
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#49. A seed cannot grow in stone. It requires fertile soil, air, water, and sunlight. Compassion is like the fertile soil where life grows. - Author: Amit Ray
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#50. Soil with a lot of manure in it produces abundant crops; water that is too clear has no fish. Therefore, enlightened people should maintain the capacity to accept impurities and should not be solitary perfectionists. - Author: Zicheng Hong
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#51. For the record, I am sticking with my claim that the simultaneous degradation of air quality, water quality, water supply, food safety, soil quality, and other environment-related variables is the main challenge to China's continued development. - Author: James Fallows
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#52. Plants are nature's alchemists, expert at transforming water, soil and sunlight into an array of precious substances, many of them beyond the ability of human beings to conceive, much less manufacture. - Author: Michael Pollan
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#53. Beautiful and courageous flowers don't grow over night... They start as a seed in the ground. Within the depths of a dark place they burrow deep and with water and sunlight they arise to break through the soil and slowly grow into what they wish to become. - Author: Leona Keyoko Pink
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#54. Try as we might, we cannot force our children to reach their full potential. Theirs is the life that they alone must live. The role of the parent is to prepare the most fertile soil and appropriately water the seedling so it can most fully blossom. - Author: Gabriel Cousens M.D.
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#55. The greatest pollution problem is not found in the atmosphere, water, or soil; but in the minds of 90% of the population, which are contaminated with negative thoughts and beliefs. - Author: Maddy Malhotra
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#56. Nothing ever begins when you think it does. You think you can trace something back to its roots but roots by definition never end. There's always something that came before: soil and water and seeds that were born of trees that were born of yet more seeds. - Author: Meghan Daum
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#57. An agricultural landscape produces food but it also provides water, requires biodiversity to underpin soil function, pollination and other useful services, and also has value to society in terms of aesthetics and recreation - Author: Tim Benton
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#58. Sadly, in the name of progress, we have polluted the air, water, soil and the food we eat. - Author: Radhanath Swami
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#59. The water reclaimer was designed to purify urine and strain humidity out of the air (you exhale almost as much water as you piss). I've mixed my water with soil, making it mineral water. The minerals built up in the water reclaimer. - Author: Andy Weir
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#60. There is also a marked global trend towards sustainable agriculture, building on traditional methods which use fewer chemical inputs, carefully manage soil and water resources, and work hand-in-hand with nature. - Author: Helen Clark
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#61. Think about a seed. Once it lands, it's stuck. It can't move to find better soil, moisture or sunlight. It's able to create every part of itself to grow and reproduce with the help of air, water and sun. - Author: David Suzuki
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#62. Here is a tree rooted in African soil, nourished with waters from the rivers of Afrika. Come and sit under its shade and become, with us, the leaves of the same branch and the branches of the same tree - Author: Robert Sobukwe
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#63. On the contrary, as there is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher, everything was given away, so to speak, before it was received, like water on thirsty soil; it was well that money came to him, for he never kept any, and besides he robbed himself. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#64. Success is a plant that needs to be watered every day. Without water; if you fail to tend to it, it dies. And on that waterless soil, from the withered stalks of abandoned success, almost imperceptibly, the weed of failure is born ... - Author: Mauricio Chaves Mesen
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