Sunday, 7 March 2021

A quote a day keeps the worry away

The best cure to sadness is laughter. 

The best cure to worries is inspiration.

Today's post is an exciting collection of 30 quotes about sustainability, eco-friendly living, the environment, and being 'green', to inspire you and help you reflect. 

1. Being green is more than just buying 'eco'. It is an unshakable commitment to a sustainable lifestyle - Eco Warrior Princess

2. One person can make all the difference in the world. For the first time in recorded human history, we have the fate of the whole planet in our hands - Chrissie Hynde

3. It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment - Ansel Adams

4. The best friend on earth of man is the tree. When we use the trees respectfully and economically, we have one of the greatest resources on the earth - Frank Lloyd Wright

5. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make - Jane Goodall

6. As consumers, we have so much power to change the world just by being careful in what we buy - Emma Watson

7. Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics - David Attenborough

8. Sustainability is no longer about doing less harm. It's about doing more good - Jochen Zeitz

9. What you do today can improve all your tomorrows - Ralph Martson

10. We don't have to sacrifice a strong economy for a healthy environment - Dennis Weaver

11. Only after the last tree is cut down. Only after the last river has been poisoned. Only after the last fish has been caught. Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten - Cree Indian Prophecy

12. Climate change is no longer some far-off problem; it is happening here, it is happening now - Barack Obama

13. Going back to a simpler life is not a step backward - Yvon Chouinard

14. When we heal the earth, we heal ourselves - David Orr

15. Show me a healthy community with a healthy economy and I will show you a community that has its green infrastructure in order and understands the relationship between the built and the unbuilt environment - Will Rogers

16. It is our collective and individual responsibility to preserve and tend to the world in which we all live - Dalai Lama

17. We all have to do our part to raise awareness about global warming and the problems we as a people face in promoting a sustainable environmental future for our planet - Leonardo DiCaprio

18. We are the first generation that can take steps to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Future generations will judge us harshly if we fail to uphold our moral and historical responsibilities - Ban Ki-moon

19. The first rule of sustainability is to align with natural forces, or at least not try to defy them - Paul Hawken

20. Can you look an animal in the eyes and say to it: 'My appetite is more important than your suffering?' - Moby 

21. When sustainability is viewed as being a matter of survival for your business, I believe you can create massive change - Cameron Sinclair

22. Buy Less. Choose well. Make it last - Vivienne Westwood

23. I care about climate change because of our children. I want to safeguard their future - Cate Blanchett

24. What are we doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and ot one another - Mahatma Gandhi

25. I don't want to protect the environment. I want to create a world where the environment doesn't need protection - John Muir

26. The climate crisis has already been solved. We already have the facts and solutions. All we have to do is wake up and change - Greta Thunberg

27. If it can't be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled or composted, then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production - Pete Seeger

28. The environment and the economy are really both two sides of the same coin. If we cannot sustain the environment we cannot sustain ourselves - Wangari Maathai

29. Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man - Stewart Udall

30. Every time you spend money, you are casting a vote for the kind of world that you want - Anna Lappe

Bonus quote 

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