15 Quotes About Sustainability to Live Your Life By

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Sustainability is the way!

15 Quotes About Sustainability That'll Give You Hope for a Better World

The world is a disaster zone.

Humans have destroyed this planet, and now Mother Nature is fighting back. The future no longer looks bright, but rather bleak. If we don't do something to stop it, we likely won't live much longer.

We all need to live much more sustainably if we want our children to have a future on this planet. It's not easy and it does take time, but sustainable living is possible to achieve.

Read through these quotes about sustainability for a boost of inspiration in changing your lifestyle for the greater good!

Best Quotes About Sustainability

  • "When you put the whole picture together, recycling is the right thing to do." -Pam Shoemaker

  • "There is no such thing as 'away.' When we throw anything away, it must go somewhere." -Annie Leonard

  • "Sustainable development is the masterful balance of meeting our own needs without jeopardizing future generations' ability to do the same." -Light of Mine

  • "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." -Native American Proverb

  • "Sustainability is treating ourselves and our environment as if we are to live on this earth forever." -Arron Wood

Inspiring Quotes About Sustainability

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

  • "Sustainability takes forever. And that's the point." -William McDonough

  • "The key to understanding the future is one word: sustainability." -Patrick Dixon

  • "A society is defined not only by what it creates, but by what it refuses to destroy." -John Sawhill

  • "The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it." -Robert Swan

Motivating Quotes About Sustainability

  • "Sustainability is here to stay, or we may not be." -Niall FitzGerald

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

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

  • "Education beats at the heart of sustainability." -Andrea Illy

  • "We need to see the connection between global warring and global warming, and it's oil. Sustainability is the path to peace." -Dennis Kucinich

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