24 Powerful quotes from Greta Thunberg

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  • Change is coming, whether you like it or not. – Greta Thunberg

 

  • I don’t see myself as a leader, or icon, or the face of a movement.- 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

 

  • I want you to act as if the house is on fire, because it is. – Greta Thunberg

 

  • My message is that we’ll be watching you. This is all wrong. I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet you all come to us young people for hope. How dare you. You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. Yet I am one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. – Greta Thunberg

 

  • Right now we are the ones who are making a difference. If no one else will take action then we will – Greta Thunberg

 

  • For 25 years, countless people have come to the U.N. climate conferences begging our world leaders to stop emissions, and clearly that has not worked as emissions are continuing to rise. So I will not beg the world leaders to care for our future – Greta Thunberg

 

  • The moment we decide to fulfil something, we can do anything. – Greta Thunberg

 

  • We showed that we are united and that we, young people, are unstoppable.- Greta Thunberg

 

  • For way too long, the politicians and the people in power have gotten away with not doing anything at all to fight the climate crisis and the ecological crisis – Greta Thunberg
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  • You must unite behind the science. You must take action. You must do the impossible. Because giving up can never ever be an option. – 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

 

  • We are striking because we have done our homework, and they have not.- 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

 

Greta Thunberg quotes

 

  • The climate crisis has already been solved. We already have all the facts and solutions. All we have to do is to wake up and change. – Greta Thunberg

 

  • That future was sold so that a small number of people could make unimaginable amounts of money. It was stolen from us every time you said that the sky was the limit, and that you only live once. – Greta Thunberg

 

  • Since our leaders are behaving like children, we will have to take the responsibility they should have taken long ago- Greta Thunberg

 

  • My role is to be one of many, many activists who are pushing for climate action. – Greta Thunberg

 

  • This ongoing irresponsible behavior will no doubt be remembered in history as one of the greatest failures of humankind. – Greta Thunberg

 

  • I have Asperger’s syndrome and that means I’m sometimes a bit different from the norm. And – given the right circumstances – being different is a superpower- Greta Thunberg
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  • We deserve a safe future. And we demand a safe future. Is that really too much to ask? – Greta Thunberg

 

  • You lied to us. You gave us false hope. You told us that the future was something to look forward to. And the saddest thing is that most children are not even aware of the fate that awaits us. – Greta Thunberg

 

  • I don’t really like being in the center of attention. I’m not used to that. All my life I have been like the invisible girl at the back that no one sees or listens to. – 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