Let’s sell our planet. Here are some proverbs and quotes about the economy.

Ads and people - Economy in action
Ads and people – Economy in action.

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A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
A. Philip Randolph

After the First World War the economic problem was no longer one of production. It was the problem of finding markets to get the output of industry and agriculture dispersed and consumed.
John Boyd Orr

Build back better. Blah, blah, blah. Green economy. Blah blah blah. Net zero by 2050. Blah, blah, blah. This is all we hear from our so-called leaders.
Greta Thunberg

Climate change is a matter of great peril but also one of great promise. We can pioneer the industries of the future, create millions of good-paying jobs, and build the clean energy economy of the future.
Jay Inslee

Democratic socialism means that we must create an economy that works for all, not just the very wealthy.
Bernie Sanders

Disease is the biggest money maker in our economy.
John H. Tobe

Doing all we can to combat climate change comes with numerous benefits, from reducing pollution and associated health care costs to strengthening and diversifying the economy by shifting to renewable energy, among other measures.
David Suzuki

Economic advance is not the same thing as human progress.
John Clapham

Environmental protection and economic development are not in conflict. Environmental protection is not a burden but a source for innovation. It can increase competition, create jobs, and lifts the economy.
Chai Jing

Good environmental policy is good economic policy.
Bernie Sanders

Great economic success doesn't produce national happiness. It produces Republicans and Switzerland.
Bill Bryson
Source: The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island

I have always said there is only one thing that can bring our nation down - our dependence on foreign countries for food and energy. Agriculture is the backbone of our economy.
John Salazar

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

Perhaps if the churches had had the courage to lay their emphasis where Christ laid it, we might not have come to this frame of mind in which it is assumed that the value of all work, and the value of all people, is to be assessed in terms of economics.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Source: Striding Folly

The shift to a cleaner energy economy won't happen overnight, and it will require tough choices along the way. But the debate is settled. Climate change is a fact.
Barack Obama

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