Yesterday, leaders of the world’s most environmentally destructive nations met virtually, despite some very chilly relations, and pledged to increase efforts to heal our world. Is the handwriting finally, undeniably on the wall? Let’s hope and pray it is. Because, while national borders may serve a purpose, the earth recognizes no such borders.
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“The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.” ~Gaylord Nelson
“If you watch the world in silence, you will have more chance to understand how the world is a miraculous ship! It is totally up to man that this blue ship continues its travel in the infinity of the universe together with all its passengers!” ~Mehmet Murat ildan
“Only the most arrogant, shortsighted, and spiritually bereft of our species would say that, at any cost to other species, we need only worry about our own.” ~Timothy Walker
“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” ~Mahatma Gandhi
“By day the banished sun circles the earth like a grieving mother with a lamp.” ~Cormac McCarthy
“If you want to be reminded of the love of the Lord, just watch the sunrise.” ~Jeannette Walls
“Away, away, from men and towns,
To the wild wood and the downs —
To the silent wilderness
Where the soul need not repress its music”
~Percy Bysshe Shelley
“Someday, I hope that we will all be patriots of our planet and not just of our respective nations.”