Some Proverbs about Earth for Earth Day

Image of Earth by Lisa Yannucci

Here are some proverbs for Earth Day…

Old Proverbs:

-The Earth produces all things and receives all again.
-Earth is the Best Shelter
-What the heaven showers down, the Earth drinks up. (Greek Proverb)

This one is not about the Earth, but it involves the Earth.

-Six feet of earth make all men of one size. (Italian – Sei pie di terra agguaglion tutti.)

Here’s a line from Tennyson, The Day Dream (L’ Envoi.):

We are Ancients of the earth,
And in the morning of the times.

Happy Earth Day!

Mama Lisa

PS Feel free to add any poems or proverbs about Earth in the comments below.

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