What is Sustainability? Sustainability is the act of balancing between human action and mother nature. Do we really need that plastic bag? Can’t we just carry it with out own hands? More often than not, we waste too much resources on unnecessary things. For the sake of future generations, it is time we act by consuming less, ask yourself, do we need a new smartphone? A new car when the 10 year old car is still working well?
Alternative Article ➤ 32 Beautiful Quotes About Saving Mother Nature And Earth
Watch the video above – Sir David Attenborough has an update from Blue Planet II about our plastic consumption. We humans are like virus to the planet, and like our own human immune system, our body heats up to kill the virus just like the planet is heating up to get rid of the human virus.
When you put the whole picture together. Recycling is the right thing to do. – Pam Shoemaker
Surely we have a responsibility to leave for future generations a planet that is healthy and habitable by all species – Sir David Attenborough
There is no such thing as ‘away’ when we throw anything away. It must go somewhere. – Annie Leonard
When we destroy something created by man, we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something by nature, we call it progress. – Ed Begley Jr.
Reducing our levels of consumption will not be a sacrifice but a bonus if we simply redefine the meaning of the word ‘success.’ – David Wann
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
Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. – Stewart Udall
Buy less, choose well, make it last. – Vivienne Westwood
You have to hold yourself accountable for your actions, and that’s how we’re going to protect the Earth. – Julia Butterfly Hill
Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land. – Aldo Leopold
A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. – Franklin D. Roosevelt
We just can’t consume our way to a more sustainable world.
Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction. – Dr. Edward O. Wilson
An act of violence against nature should be judged as severely as that against society or another person. – Dr. Michael W.Fox
We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. -Aldo Leopold
Being green is more than just buying ‘eco’. It is an unshakable commitment to a sustainable lifestyle. – Jennifer Nini
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment. – Ansel Adams
The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition. – Carl Sagan
Where the quality of life goes down for the environment, the quality of life goes down for humans. – George Holland
Most of the damage we cause to the planet is the result of our own ignorance. – Yvon Chouinard
Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money. – Cree Indian Proverb
Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed. – Mahatma Gandhi
Modern society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyle. – Pope John Paul II
The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river. – Ross Perot
The first rule of sustainability is to align with natural forces, or at least not try to defy them. – Paul Hawken
Unless we are willing to encourage our children to reconnect with and appreciate the natural world, we can’t expect them to help protect and care for it. – David Suzuki
We are not above nature, we are a part of nature. – Jennifer Nini
The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it. – Robert Swan
The earth does not belongs to man. Man belongs to the earth. – Chief Seattle
I don’t want to protect the environment. I want to create a world where the environment doesn’t need protecting.