10 Thought Provoking Quotes on Sustainability To Encourage You To Take A Step Towards Sustainability

by Shuffling Suitcases on January 23, 2021

Thoughts are the food for the soul. As important as it is to feed our body nutritious food to make it strong, it is equally important to feed your soul the right nutritious food too to let it nourish you. Not only do good thoughts give our conscience the right direction to think in, but also help us to concentrate on truly ‘important things’.

So here are a few thoughts on sustainability to take your soul a step closer to the sustainable goal:

1. “You have to hold yourself accountable for your actions, and that’s how we’re going to protect the Earth.”
– Julia Butterfly Hill
2. “We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.”
– Thomas Fuller
3. “If it can’t be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled, or composted, then it should be restricted, designed or removed from production.”
– Pete Seeger
4. “Buy less, choose well, make it last.”
– Vivienne Westwood
5. “Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.”
 – Stewart Udall
6. “What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.”
 – Mahatma Gandhi
7. “Sustainability has to be a way of life to be a way of business.”
- Anand Mahindra
8. “The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.”
– Carl Sagan
9. “When the soil disappears, the soul disappears.” 
– Ymber Delecto
10. “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”
– Robert Swan
Take a step towards sustainability, one thought at a time.