Here are some quotes to celebrate Earth Day!
"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in." -- Greek proverb
"Earth laughs in flower."-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden."-- Thomas Jefferson
"What is a weed? A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered." -- Emerson
"He who plants a tree, plants a hope."
"Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into."-- Henry Beecher
“A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.” -- Walt Whitman
”Nature has no mercy at all. Nature says, “I’m going to snow. If you have on a bikini and no snowshoes, that’s tough. I am going to snow anyway.” --Maya Angelou
“I will be the gladdest thing under the sun. I will touch a hundred flowers and not pick one.” –Edna St. Vincent Milay
“You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.” –Desiderata
“To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon the verdant green hills is the most perfect refreshment.” – Jane Austin
“When one tugs at a single thing in nature; he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” – John Muir
Want to win a wonderful book and get $40 dollars in donated in your name to an organization that plants trees? Head on over to Alison Formento's blog. She’s giving away a copy of her new book, This Tree Counts! It’s a perfect book for celebrating Earth Day. To enter, all you have to do is tell her the name of your favorite tree. She'll also donate $40 to American Forests in the winner's name.