We've drawn up a list of 20 quotes which we found to be thought-provoking, and we wanted to share them with you.

They remind us and inspire us to live a more sustainable existence and to make a positive impact on the world.

We categorise the Good Causes that we support, into Land, Ocean, Air, People and Animals. So that's why we've added these at the end of the quotes.

You can click on each image and see the full story and the eco conscious context behind it. (The link takes you to our instagram) 

We all need reminders from time to time, on how we must respect ourselves and the planet for future generations:


 by Susanne Middelberg

📸 by Susanne Middelberg

1.“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” - Peter Drucker -  (People)


by Simon Townsley

📸 by Simon Townsley

2.“Sustainable development is the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” - Gro Harlem Brundtland - (People)


 by Philip Selby

📸 by Philip Selby

3.“There must be a better way to make the things we want, a way that doesn’t spoil the sky, or the rain or the land.” - Paul McCartney - (Land, Air, Water)


 by Dorothea Lange

📸 by Dorothea Lange

4.“We don’t have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in change. Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.” - Howard Zinn - (People)


 by Martin Broen

📸 by Martin Broen

5.“Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.” - Jean-Paul Richter - (People)


 by Bent Thouard

📸 by Ben Thouard 

6.“The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.” - Ross Perot - (Water)


 by Vicente Ansola

📸 by Vicente Ansola

7.“The sustainability revolution will, hopefully, be the third major social and economic turning point in human history, following the Neolithic Revolution – moving from hunter-gathering to farming – and the Industrial Revolution.” - Prince (now King!) Charles - (People)


 by Airelles Chateau de Versailles

📸 by Airelles Chateau de Versailles

8.“Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.” - Stewart Udall - (People, Land, Air, Water)


 by John Comisky

📸 by John Comisky

9.“Only when the last tree is cut down, the last fish eaten, and the last stream poisoned, you will realise that you cannot eat money.” - Cree Indian Proverb - (Land, Water)


 by Sacha Specker

📸 by Sacha Specker

10.“21st Century choice: Look after our planet, and it will look after us, or don’t and face the consequences” - Phil Harding - (People)


 courtesy of Underwood Photo Archives

📸 courtesy of Underwood Photo Archives

11.“Because we don’t think about future generations, they will never forget us.” - Henrik Tikkanen - (People)


 by Nina Papiorek

📸 by Nina Papiorek

12.“Sustainable development is a fundamental break that’s going to reshuffle the entire deck. There are companies today that are going to dominate in the future simply because they understand that.” - Francois-Henri Pinault - (People)


 by Lit Wai Kwong

📸 by Lit Wai Kwong

13.“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.” - Marshall McLuhan - (People, Land, Air, Ocean, Animals)


 by Lisa Amanda Bradshaw

📸 by Lisa Amanda Bradshaw

14.“We can never have enough of Nature.” - Henry David Thoreau -  (Land, Water, Air Ocean, Animals)


 by Simone Tramonte

📸 by Simone Tramonte

15.“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” - Robert Swan - (People)


 by Junji Takasago

📸 by Junji Takasago

16.“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 - (Land, Air, People)


by Vitaly Golovatyuk 

📸 by Vitaly Golovatyuk

17.“Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.” – Dr. Edward O. Wilson - (Land, Water)


 by Damon Beckford

📸 by Damon Beckford

18.“Sustainability is not just about adopting the latest energy-efficient technologies or turning to renewable sources of power. Sustainability is the responsibility of every individual every day. It is about changing our behaviour and mindset to reduce power and water consumption, thereby helping to control emissions and pollution levels.” - Joe Kaeser - (People, Land, Air, Water)


 courtesy of Vintage Skiworld

📸 courtesy of Vintage Skiworld

19.“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” - George Bernard Shaw - (People)


📸 by remote camera in Hunchun, Jinlin Province, China

20.“Anything else you’re interested in is not going to happen if you can’t breathe the air and drink the water. Don’t sit this one out. Do something. You are by accident of fate alive at an absolutely critical moment in the history of our planet.” - Carl Sagan - (Land, Air, Water)


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