10 Courageous Quotes by Greta Thunberg That Will Stir You to Action
Greta Thunberg is the youth icon of the day. She’s known for her determined stance and resolves to make a difference. The Swedish climate activist started the Fridays for Future movement, which has spread across the globe since then. The movement is vibrant among the Indian youth as well, and with good reason. Thunberg has made a mark for herself, with her unabashed opinions and urges to the world to do better. Take a look at 10 courageous quotes by Greta Thunberg that will move you to fight for a cause.
A reminder: the people in power don’t need conferences, treaties or agreements to start taking real climate action. They can start today.
When enough people come together then change will come and we can achieve almost anything. So instead of looking for hope – start creating it.
— Greta Thunberg (@GretaThunberg) November 15, 2021
1. Being hopeful in the face of crisis.
Homo Sapiens have not yet failed. Yes, we are failing, but there is still time to turn everything around. We can still fix this. We still have everything in our own hands.
2. A call to own up.
Some people say that the climate crisis is something we have all created. But that is just another convenient lie. Because if everyone is guilty then no one is to blame.
3. Transforming the approach to climate activism.
The climate and the biosphere don’t care about our politics and our empty words for a single second.
4. Calling out hypocrisy, one sentence at a time.
And what is the point of learning facts within the school system when the most important facts given by the finest science of that same school system clearly mean nothing to our politicians and our society?
5. Empowerment and responsibility.
The real power belongs to the people.
6. The blatant truth we like to ignore.
But it is the sufferings of the many which pay for the luxuries of a few.
7. Stirring our souls into action.
Hope doesn’t come from words. Hope only comes from actions.
8. The power of youth to campaign incessantly.
We showed that we are united and that we, young people, are unstoppable.
9. The question that rocked the world.
You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. And yet I’m one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!
10. And a reminder, that even amidst all the despair…
Hope is all around us.
With the threat of climate change looming large, these 10 courageous quotes by Greta Thunberg show us the path on which we need to embark.