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Top 35 Greta Thunberg Quotes That Will Inspire You To Stand For What You Believe In

Greta Thunberg is a Swidish activist that is well know for her outspokenness on matters concerning climate crisis and the ecosystem. When she was 8, she heard about climate change for the first time and was disappointed that very little was done about it. This made her go into depression, she stopped eating and talking. She was later diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, selective mutism and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It was such that she only spoke when it was absolutely necessary.
She eventually started an activist movement to protect the ecosystem and gained world wide recognition. She is known for her straight forward manner of speaking, even in the assembly of great political leaders, she critical criticized their lackadaisical attitude towards the climate crisis.
Greta Thunberg is an inspiration to all youths and children out there to stand up for what they believe in and make a change. Here are some of her quotes that will inspire you to stand up for what you believe in.

Inspiring Greta Thunberg Quotes

“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!” – Greta Thunberg

“It’s sometimes annoying when people say, ‘Oh, you children are the hope, you will save the world.’ It would be nice if you could help a little.” – Greta Thunberg

“Our house is still on fire. Your inaction is fueling the flames by the hour.” – Greta Thunberg

“We already have all the facts and solutions. All we have to do is to wake up and change.” – Greta Thunberg

“We are striking because we have done our homework, and they have not.” – Greta Thunberg

“I will instead let them know change is coming whether they like it or not.” – Greta Thunberg

“I believe that once we start behaving as if we were in an existential crisis, then we can avoid a climate and ecological breakdown. But the opportunity to do so will not last for long. We have to start today.”

“Nothing has been done to tackle the climate crisis. Our leaders are failing us.” – Greta Thunberg

“When haters go after your looks and differences, it means they have nowhere left to go… and then you know you’re winning.” – Greta Thunberg

“By panic I don’t mean panic, but to step outside your comfort zone because the planet is outside its comfort zone. I want people to become aware of the crisis.” – Greta Thunberg

“You say you love your children above all else and yet you are stealing their future in front of their very eyes.” – Greta Thunberg

“We cannot solve a crisis without treating it as a crisis. And if solutions within the system are so impossible to find, then maybe we should change the system itself.” – Greta Thunberg

“Just unite behind the science. I’m not the one who’s saying these things. I’m not the one who we should be listening to. And I say that all the time. I say we need to listen to the scientists.

“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?” – Greta Thunberg

“We are going to change the fate of humanity, whether you like it or not.” – Greta Thunberg

“Nothing really was happening in my life. I have always been that girl in the back who doesn’t say anything. I thought I couldn’t make a difference because I was too small.” – Greta Thunberg

“If you still say that we are wasting valuable lesson time, then let me remind you that our political leaders have wasted decades through denial and inaction.” – Greta Thunberg

“I don’t want your hope. I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I do. Every day. And want you to act. I want you to behave like our house is on fire. Because it is.” – Greta Thunberg

“Why should we study for a future that is being taken away from us? We demand a safe future. Is that really too much to ask?” – Greta Thunberg

“I have learned you are never too small to make a difference.” – Greta Thunberg

“Right here, right now is where we draw the line. The world is waking up. And change is coming, whether you like it or not.” – Greta Thunberg

“We can’t save the world by playing by the rules, because the rules have to be changed. Everything needs to change – and it has to start today.” – Greta Thunberg

“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.” – Greta Thunberg

“The eyes of all future generations are upon you. And if you choose to fail us, I say – we will never forgive you.” – Greta Thunberg

“Some say I should be in school. But why should any young person be made to study for a future when no-one is doing enough to save that future? What is the point of learning facts when the most important facts given by the finest scientists are ignored by politicians?” – Greta Thunberg

“We are in the beginning of a mass extinction.” – Greta Thunberg

“This is not a one-time thing; this is our entire future.” – Greta Thunberg

“I don’t want you to be a hopeful. I want you to panic and actually act.” – Greta Thunberg

“We showed that we are united and that we, young people, are unstoppable.” – Greta Thunberg

“We need to get angry and understand what is at stake. And then we need to transform that anger into action and to stand together united and just never give up.” – Greta Thunberg

“Climate change is forcing people to flee their homes as flood and storms and heat and fire increase.” – Greta Thunberg

“If a few children can get headlines all over the world just by not going to school, then imagine what we could all do together if we really wanted to.” – Greta Thunberg

“We don’t just want promises, and we’ve heard a lot. We want you to act.” – Greta Thunberg

“We don’t want these things done by 2050, 2030 or even 2021. We want this done now.” – Greta Thunberg

“I will not beg the world leaders to care for our future. I will instead them let them know change is coming whether they like it or not.” – Greta Thunberg

Written by Stella Maris

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