17+ Best Sustainability Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational sustainability quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Sustainability Quotes

Sustainability is living on nature’s income rather than living on its capital. — Murray Gell-Mann

When you gaze long into the Abyss of Sustainability, the Abyss of Sustainability also gazes into you. — Friedrich Nietzsche

This mandate that I seek is about continuity and sustainability against disruption and stagnation, about moving forward versus regressing. We have to safeguard what we have already achieved. We cannot put at risk what we have; we cannot gamble away our future. — Najib Razak

Sustainability takes forever. And that’s the point. — William McDonough

Having a similar outlook on life is the central key for long-term sustainability in any love relationship. — John Friend

The key to understanding the future is one word: sustainability. — Patrick Dixon

The funny thing about sustainability is you gotta sustain it. — Ron Finley

We cannot hope to create a sustainable culture with any but sustainable souls. — Derrick Jensen

If we do not serve what coheres and endures, we serve what disintegrates and destroys. — Wendell Berry

GDP tells you nothing about sustainability — Joseph Stiglitz

The future is green energy, sustainability, renewable energy. — Arnold Schwarzenegger

When the forest and the city are functionally indistinguishable, then we know we have reached sustainability. — Janine Benyus

I wish my artwork could persuade millions of people to join a global conversation about sustainability. — Edward Burtynsky

Nourishment is a factor which touches on the fundamental right to life. — Pope Benedict XVI

Sustainability has become an ornament. — Rem Koolhaas

It is only with local [agriculture] that we can manage the complexity and care that sustainability requires. — Vandana Shiva

Nature is a totally efficient, self-regenerati ng system. IF we discover the laws that govern this system and live synergistically within them, sustainability will follow and humankind will be a success. — R. Buckminster Fuller