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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #sustainability

Sustainable farms are to today's headlong rush toward global destruction what the monasteries were to the Dark Ages: places to preserve human skills and crafts until some semblance of common sense and common purpose returns to the public mind.

Gene Logsdon

#sustainability #age

I finally understood that I couldn’t avoid working to provide for myself, but that can also be a wonderful thing, a beautiful thing.

Andy Couturier

#environmentalism #green #japan #sustainability #beauty

When we use these words and we talk about plants having a strategy to do this or wanting this or desiring this, we’re being metaphorical obviously. I mean, plants do not have consciousness. But, this is a fault of our own vocabulary. We don’t have a very good vocabulary to describe what others species do to us, because we think we’re the only species that really does anything.

Michael Pollan

#diet #green #health #nutrition #sustainability

If we are going to start calling industrial corn sustainable, then we might as well say that petroleum is a renewable resource if you're willing to wait long enough.

Catherine Friend

#humor #sustainability #food

I think all people want freedom, but they've got this idea inserted into their head about money.

Andy Couturier

#environmentalism #freedom #japan #sustainability #freedom

We are such spendthrifts with our lives, the trick of living is to slip on and off the planet with the least fuss you can muster. I’m not running for sainthood. I just happen to think that in life we need to be a little like the farmer, who puts back into the soil what he takes out.

Paul Newman

#environment #farmer #inspirational #sainthood #sustainability

The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function.

Albert A. Bartlett

#humanity #life #science #sustainability #sustainable-development

Manufacturers have long chosen plastic for their products on the basis of price and functionality., But creating a more sustainable relationship with plastics will require a new dexterity on our part. It will require us to think about the entire life cycle of the products we create and use.

Susan Freinkel

#sustainability #life

The energy and daring is to resist the noes, until the final yes has been achieved.

Jeffrey D. Sachs

#future #science #sustainability #science

I actually believe 'Sustainability', as a concept, is one of the arteries leading to the heart of so many of our cultural transitions at play today. And it's this concept which leads me to bottled water, and its multibillion dollar industry.

Brandon Boyd

#arteries #believe #bottled #concept #cultural

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