Collection: Quotes on being frugal/thrifty

What have we learnt?
  • Do more with less means being efficient or to utilise something or a situation to the maximum possible level. The term sustainability was originally conceived to mean doing more with less. Source
  • ‘Do more with less’ is a catch-cry in the sustainability movement but it is also a catch-cry for businesses who despoil the environment. The point is that doing more with less is fine if what you are doing is good – but what if it’s bad?That’s why we say: Do more Good with less Source
  • Sustainable consumption and production is about doing more and better with less. It is also about decoupling economic growth from environmental degradation, increasing resource efficiency and promoting sustainable lifestyles. Source
  • “I make myself rich by making my wants few.” ― Henry David Thoreau Source