I also became a vegetarian when I was 14 because I realized eating animals was cruel.— Julia Hill
The most tempting Julia Hill quotes to get the best of your day
The question is not 'Can you make a difference?' You already do make a difference. It's just a matter of what kind of difference you want to make during your life on this planet.
For millennia the two-million acre redwood ecosystem thrived and sheltered myriad species of life. In the last 150 years, 97 percent of the original redwood forests have been destroyed by timber corporations. ... Big business cut-and-run logging operations have instilled a false dichotomy: jobs versus the environment.
I wake up in the morning asking myself what can I do today, how can I help the world today. I believe in what I do beyond a shadow of a doubt. I gave my word to this tree and to all the people that my feet would not touch the ground until I had done everything in my power to make the world aware of this problem and to stop the destruction.
I wake up in the morning asking myself what can I do today, how can I help the world today.
To me, love, spirituality and life are all the same thing.
To me they're all about honoring the circle, and they're just different ways of defining the same understanding. Our society as a whole, because we have placed our love for money above our love for life, has devalued the sacred and devalued love.
Those things of real worth in life are worth going to any length in love and respect to safeguard.
Why is everything that's good for our bodies, our communities, our world, and our planet called the 'alternative'? That means everything bad for us is the accepted norm.
Every day we, as a species, do so much to destroy Creation's ability to give us life. But that Creation continues to do everything in its power to give us life anyway. And that's true love.
Every moment brings a choice; every choice has an impact.
You have to hold yourself accountable for your actions, and that's how we're going to protect the Earth.
The reality is that in much of industrialized societies, we are completely addicted to comfort. We are a society of addicts.
One day, through my prayers, an overwhelming amount of love started flowing into me, filling up the dark hole that threatened to consume me. I suddenly realized that what I was feeling was the love of the Earth, the love of Creation. Every day we, as a species, do so much to destroy Creation's ability to give us life. But that Creation continues to do everything in its power to give us life anyway. And that's true love.
As one of us transforms we activate transformational energies in others, which enables them to more readily reconnect with the wisdom of their innate creative source.
It hurts to care; the courage to care is the profoundest courage there is.
Tree sitting is a last resort. When you see someone sitting in a tree trying to protect it, you know that every level of our society has failed.
Time, money, etc... are human-made constructs. They are not real. They are completely made up.