Quotations

Gisele Bündchen

Quotations 2 Gisele Bunchen“I feel privileged to be a U.N. ambassador. It gives me an opportunity to use my voice to help raise awareness about important social and environmental issues.”

Gisele Bündchen (Gisele Caroline Bündchen is a Brazilian supermodel)

Bernie Sanders

Quotations 3 Bernie Sanders“Election days come and go. But the struggle of the people to create a government which represents all of us and not just the one percent – a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice – that struggle continues.”


Bernie Sanders (Independent American politician and Senator of Vermont)

Alexandra Paul

Quotations 4 Alexandra Paul“For me, going vegan was an ethical and environmental decision. I’m doing the right thing by the animals.”

Alexandra Paul (American actress, activist and health coach)

Richard Trumka

Quotations 5 Richard Trumka“Time after time we’re told corporations should have freedom from pesky job safety regulations, environmental protections and labor standards – giving working people the freedom to be crushed in collapsing mines, choke on filthy air and get paid too little to live on.”


Richard Trumka (President of the 12.5-million-member AFL-CIO, and an outspoken advocate for social and economic justice)

Annie Dillard

Quotations 6 Anniie Dillard

“There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.”

Annie Dillard (American author)

Bob Marley

Quotations 2 Bob Marley“Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”

Bob Marley (Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley, was a Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, musician and guitarist)

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Quotations 3 E.K“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those depths.”

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross (A Swiss-American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies and the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying)

Malala Yousafzai

Quotations 4 Malala“In many parts of the world, especially Pakistan and Afghanistan, terrorism, war and conflict stop children to go to their schools. We are really tired of these wars. Women and children are suffering.”

Malala Yousafzai (A Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Quotations 5 Thich Nhat Hanh“People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.”

Thich Nhat Hanh (A Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist)

Martha Beck

Quotations 6 Matha Beck“Once we’re willing to confront our emotional suffering, we begin making choices based on attraction instead of aversion, love instead of fear. Where we used to think about what was “safe”, we now become interested in doing what seems right or fun or meaningful or ripe with possibilities.

Martha Beck (An American sociologist, life coach, best-selling author, and speaker who specializes in helping individuals and groups achieve personal and professional goals)

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