Lately, I’ve been reading a lot of sustainable living quotes (I am a sustainability communicator by day, and social media management and fun little infographics come with that territory 🙂 ).
As a quick little Sunday blog post, I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite ones here! I hope they to help inspire you in your sustainability journey in the same way they have for me!
“Clothes aren’t going to change the world, the women who wear them will.” – Anne Klein
“It might sound fantastic, but when we bother to look, it’s hard to deny that our day-to-day choices shape the world.” – Jonathan Safran Foer
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
“The revolution will look fabulous.” – Lucy Shea
“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” – Robert Swan
“Everything we personally own that’s made, sold, shipped, stored, cleaned, and ultimately thrown away does some environmental harm every step of the way, harm that we’re either directly responsible for or is done on our behalf.” – Yvon Chouinard
“We felt as though we had a responsibility to do something about it. So, we did.” – Xiuhtezcatl Martinez
“Humans are very adaptable: we can still fix this. But the opportunity to do so will not last for long. We must start today. We have no more excuses.” – Greta Thunberg
“Far and away, the greatest threat to the ocean, and thus to ourselves, is ignorance. But we can do something about that.” – Sylvia Earle
“If we could build an economy that would use things rather than use them up, we could build a future.” – Ellen MacArthur
“It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.” – David Attenborough
“Ethical and sustainable fashion is not a product. It’s a practice. It’s a movement. Everyone is invited to participate. There’s no obligation to buy. And you can get started right now. Today.” – Elizabeth L. Cline
“We can’t just consume our way to a more sustainable world.” – Jennifer Nini
“There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“Fast fashion isn’t free. Someone, somewhere, is paying.” – Lucy Siegle
“Very few people on earth ever get to say: “I am doing, right now, the most important thing I could possibly be doing.” If you’ll join this fight that’s what you’ll get to say.” – Bill McKibben
What’s your favorite quote about sustainability?