Buy Nothing day Quotes

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

Don't blow it - good planets are hard to find.

Quoted in Time

In its broadest ecological context, economic development is the development of more intensive ways of exploiting the natural environment.

Richard Wilkinson

There must be more to life than having everything!

Maurice Sendak

Advertisers constantly invent cures to which there is no disease.

Unknown

Advertising is an environmental striptease for a world of abundance.

Marshall McLuhan

It used to be that people needed products to survive. Now products need people to survive.

Nicholas Johnson

Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things.

Elise Boulding

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction.

E.F. Schumacker

Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift.... The hangover comes the day after.

Joyce Brothers

Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us.

Henrik Tikkanen

Till now man has been up against Nature; from now on he will be up against his own nature.

Dennis Gabor

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river.

Ross Perot

We're finally going to get the bill for the Industrial Age. If the projections are right, it's going to be a big one: the ecological collapse of the planet.

Jeremy Rifkin

Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after.

Joyce Brothers

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Updated On : May 05, 2012
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