Sustainability, in brief
"There's no away to throw to."
— Harden's First Law
"We can never do merely one thing."
— Harden's Second Law
"We have not inherited the world from our forefathers -- we have borrowed it from our children."
— Kashmiri proverb
"The chief cause of problems is solutions."
— Sevareid's Law
"At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done—then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago."
— Frances Hodges Burnett
"Having to squeeze the last drop of utility out of the land has the same desperate finality as having to chop up the furniture to keep warm."
— Aldo Leopold
"We must learn what sustainability means in practice if we are to apply it to our daily lives and restore the health and vitality of our planet".
— Sir David Attenborough
"The world will not evolve past its current state of crisis by using the same thinking that created the situation."
— Albert Einstein
"The future will be green, or not at all."
— Sir Jonathon Porritt