We all love quotes, and who doesn’t? They inspire us, bring our smile back, and some even lift our spirits and take us to the next higher station in life. Team BitzIndia put together 20 quotes on green, eco-friendly and sustainable living. We really hope these quotes will inspire one to reflect, take the sustainable route and go ‘organic’:

20. “What I stand for is what I stand on.” – Wendell Berry

19. “I don't want to protect the environment. I want to create a world where the environment doesn't need protecting.” – Unknown

18. “Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.” – Aldo Leopold

17. “Being green is more than just buying ‘eco’. It is an unshakable commitment to a sustainable lifestyle.” – Jennifer Nini

16. “You have to hold yourself accountable for your actions, and that’s how we’re going to protect the Earth.” – Julia Butterfly Hill

15. “We can’t just consume our way to a more sustainable world.” – Jennifer Nini

14. “Green is the prime colour of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises." –Pedro Calderón de la Barca

13. “We have not inherited the earth from our fathers, we are borrowing it from our Children” - Lester Brown

12. “If you think the economy is more important than the environment, try holding your breath while counting your money.” – Professor Guy McPherso

11. “Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.” – Michel de Montaigne

10. “The wealth of the nation is its air, water, soil, forests, minerals, rivers, lakes, oceans, scenic beauty, wildlife habitats and biodiversity… that’s all there is. That’s the whole economy. That’s where all the economic activity and jobs come from. These biological systems are the sustaining wealth of the world.” – Gaylord Nelson, founder of Earth Day

09. “Where the quality of life goes down for the environment, the quality of life goes down for humans.” – George Holland

08. “Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.” – Stewart Udall

07. “You have to hold yourself accountable for your actions, and that’s how we’re going to protect the Earth.” – Julia Butterfly Hilll

06. “The natural environment sustains the life of all beings universally.” – Dalai Lama

05. “Be seasonal, ethical and gentle.” – Fennel Hudson

04. “When God created the Garden of Eden, She didn’t use synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and GMO apples.” – Khang Kijarro Nguyen

03. “If organic farming is the natural way, shouldn't organic produce just be called produce and make the pesticide-laden stuff take the burden of an adjective?” – Ymber Delecto

02. Every time you buy organic, you’re persuading more farmers to grow organic – Mother Earth News

And...On a concluding note,

01. “Save the Planet...Buy Organic” – Nancy Philips