George Monbiot Quotes

Top 27 wise famous quotes and sayings by George Monbiot

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George Monbiot quotes: Almost everywhere, climate change denial now looks as stupid and as unacceptable as Holocaust denial. Almost everywhere, climate change denial now looks as stupid and as unacceptable as Holocaust denial.
George Monbiot quotes: All nationhood is to some extent the artificial, the product of historical accident, the convenience of tyrants and the disengagement of colonists. All nationhood is to some extent the artificial, the product of historical accident, the convenience of tyrants and the disengagement of colonists.
George Monbiot quotes: All the money, all the prestige in the world will never make up for the loss of your freedom. All the money, all the prestige in the world will never make up for the loss of your freedom.
George Monbiot quotes: Every time someone dies as a result of floods in Bangladesh, an airline executive should be dragged out of his office and drowned. Every time someone dies as a result of floods in Bangladesh, an airline executive should be dragged out of his office and drowned.
George Monbiot quotes: Do we want to be remembered as the generation that saved the banks and let the biosphere collapse? Do we want to be remembered as the generation that saved the banks and let the biosphere collapse?
George Monbiot quotes: Why is it so easy to save the banks - but so hard to save the biosphere? Why is it so easy to save the banks - but so hard to save the biosphere?
George Monbiot quotes: War and pestilence might kill large numbers of people, but in most cases the population recovers. But lose the soil and everything else goes with it. War and pestilence might kill large numbers of people, but in most cases the population recovers. But lose the soil and everything else goes with it.
George Monbiot quotes: Faced with a choice between the survival of the planet and a new set of matching tableware, most people would choose the tableware. Faced with a choice between the survival of the planet and a new set of matching tableware, most people would choose the tableware.
George Monbiot quotes: Progress is measured by the speed at which we destroy the conditions that sustain life. Progress is measured by the speed at which we destroy the conditions that sustain life.
George Monbiot quotes: The Christians stole the winter solstice from the pagans, and capitalism stole it from the Christians. The Christians stole the winter solstice from the pagans, and capitalism stole it from the Christians.
George Monbiot quotes: In motivating people to love and defend the natural world, an ounce of hope is worth a ton of despair In motivating people to love and defend the natural world, an ounce of hope is worth a ton of despair
George Monbiot quotes: Environment' is a term that creates no pictures in the mind, which is why I have begun to use 'natural world' or 'living planet' instead. Environment' is a term that creates no pictures in the mind, which is why I have begun to use 'natural world' or 'living planet' instead.
George Monbiot quotes: Like other lifeforms, we [humans] exist only to replicate ourselves. Like other lifeforms, we [humans] exist only to replicate ourselves.
George Monbiot quotes: Those who consume far more resources than they require destroy the life chances of those whose survival depends upon consuming more Those who consume far more resources than they require destroy the life chances of those whose survival depends upon consuming more
George Monbiot quotes: Change arises from conviction. Stop voting in fear. Start voting for hope. Change arises from conviction. Stop voting in fear. Start voting for hope.
George Monbiot quotes: The wealth creators of neoliberal mythology are some of the most effective wealth destroyers the world has ever seen. The wealth creators of neoliberal mythology are some of the most effective wealth destroyers the world has ever seen.
George Monbiot quotes: Those who seek to drag heaven down to earth are destined only to engineer a hell. Those who seek to drag heaven down to earth are destined only to engineer a hell.
George Monbiot quotes: Deregulation is a transfer of power from the trodden to the treading. It is unsurprising that all conservative parties claim to hate big government. Deregulation is a transfer of power from the trodden to the treading. It is unsurprising that all conservative parties claim to hate big government.
George Monbiot quotes: I thought of walks in the English countryside, where people start shouting at you as soon as you stray from the footpath. I thought of walks in the English countryside, where people start shouting at you as soon as you stray from the footpath.
George Monbiot quotes: Beware of anyone who describes a human being as something other than human being. Beware of anyone who describes a human being as something other than human being.
George Monbiot quotes: August 28th 2012. Remember that date. It marks the day when the world went raving mad. August 28th 2012. Remember that date. It marks the day when the world went raving mad.
George Monbiot quotes: If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire. If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire.
George Monbiot quotes: Nobody ever rioted for austerity. Nobody ever rioted for austerity.
George Monbiot quotes: There is enough oil in the ground to deep-fry the lot of us, and no obvious means to prevail upon governments and industry to leave it in the ground. There is enough oil in the ground to deep-fry the lot of us, and no obvious means to prevail upon governments and industry to leave it in the ground.
George Monbiot quotes: Soil is an almost magical substance, a living system that transforms the materials it encounters Soil is an almost magical substance, a living system that transforms the materials it encounters
George Monbiot quotes: An attraction to large predators often seems to be associated with misanthropy, racism and the far right. An attraction to large predators often seems to be associated with misanthropy, racism and the far right.