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More Great Quotations: Wise Words, Part II

8/23/2011 12:32:29 PM

Tags: quotations, sustainability, wisdom, inspiration, Miriam Landman

Part I was 10 Great Quotations: Wise and Witty Words.  Here are 10 more of my favorite aphorisms:

“To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
- Buckminster Fuller

“Don’t find fault; find a remedy.”
- Henry Ford

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”
- Andy Warhol

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.”
- Robert Louis Stevenson

“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself.”
- Theodore Roosevelt

“The Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.”
- Mahatma Gandhi

“One who does not know what is enough will never have enough.”
- Lao Tzu

“The earth is what we all have in common.”
- Wendell Berry

“We are forever responsible for that which we have tamed.”
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”
- William James

If you enjoy these, share them with others. And please add your favorite quotations in the Comments below. 

For more quotations, see my compilation at TheGreenSpotlight.com.


Miriam Landman is an accomplished writer, editor, and sustainability advisor with expertise in green living, green building, and sustainable communities. For daily links to sustainable solutions and success stories, connect to her Facebook page for The Green Spotlight. To receive quarterly email updates from The Green Spotlight, please sign up here.


 



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