48 Sanitation Quotes On Success In Life

These sanitation quotes will inspire you. Sanitation, the process of keeping places free from dirt, infection, disease, etc., by removing waste, trash, and garbage, by cleaning streets, etc or conditions relating to public health, especially the provision of clean drinking water and adequate sewage disposal.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging sanitation quotes, sanitation sayings, and sanitation proverbs.

Best Sanitation Quotes

  1. “We shall not defeat any of the infectious diseases that plague the developing world until we have also won the battle for safe drinking water, sanitation, and basic health care.” ~ Kofi Annan
  2. “Although we take it for granted, sanitation is a physical measure that has probably done more to increase human life span than any kind of drug or surgery.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  3. “The United States spends over $87 billion conducting a war in Iraq while the United Nations estimates that for less than half that amount we could provide clean water, adequate diets, sanitations services, and basic education to every person on the planet. And we wonder why terrorists attack us.” ~ John Perkins , Clean water and sanitation quotes
  4. “Cleanliness & good sanitation in schools is a matter of high importance.” ~ Narendra Modi

  5. “You will never solve poverty without solving water and sanitation.” ~ Matt Damon
  6. “Sanitation should not be seen as a political tool, but should only be connected to patriotism (rashtrabhakti) and commitment to public health.” ~ Narendra Modi
  7. “Conservation of national sanitation is Swaraj work and it may not be postponed for a single day on any consideration whatsoever.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  8. “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  9. “No innovation in the past 200 years has done more to save lives and improve health than the sanitation revolution triggered by invention of the toilet. But it did not go far enough. It only reached one-third of the world.” ~ Sylvia Mathews Burwell
  10. “My suggestion is that we should first work to ensure the Third World has clean drinking water and sanitation.” ~ Bjorn Lomborg
  11. “Water is one of the most basic of all needs – we cannot live for more than a few days without it. And yet, most people take water for granted. We waste water needlessly and don’t realize that clean water is a very limited resource. More than 1 billion people around the world have no access to safe, clean drinking water, and over 2.5 billion do not have adequate sanitation service. Over 2 million people die each year because of unsafe water – and most of them are children!” ~ Robert Alan Aurthur
  12. “Sanitation issues in the developing world affect women more than they affect men.” ~ Melinda Gates

  13. “We live in a world, it’s very hard for Americans to understand that every 20 seconds a kid dies, a kid under the age of five, right, dies somewhere on the Earth because of lack of access to clean water and sanitation. Every 20 seconds that happens on our planet. It’s just very hard for us to relate to.” ~ Matt Damon
  14. “Water and sanitation has not had the same kind of champion that global health, and even education, have had.” ~ Jim Yong Kim
  15. “Cleanliness and sanitation were closest to Gandhiji’s heart. We will launch a ‘Clean India’ campaign and by Gandhiji’s 150th birth anniversary, all schools in the country should have toilets with separate toilets for girls.” ~ Narendra Modi
  16. “We have to tackle the triple malady which holds our villages fast in its grip; want of corporate sanitation, deficient diet, and inertia.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  17. “Social justice is what faces you in the morning. It is awakening in a house with adequate water supply, cooking facilities and sanitation. It is the ability to nourish your children and send them to school where their education not only equips them for employment but reinforces their knowledge and understanding of their cultural inheritance. It is the prospect of genuine employment and good health: a life of choices and opportunity, free from discrimination.” ~ Mick Dodson
  18. “When you see people that lived their purpose and sacrificed, who are everyday people – teachers, sanitation workers, and just people from all walks of life – that said, “I’m standing up for what I believe in. I’m standing up for my community.” That reaffirms what you can do.” ~ Common
  19. “Over 1 billion people have no access to clean drinking water, and more than 2.9 billion have no access to sanitation services. The reality is that a child dies every eight seconds from drinking contaminated water, and the sanitation trend is getting sharply worse, mostly because of the worldwide drift of the rural peasantry to urban slums.” ~ Marq de Villiers
  20. “Child welfare ought really to cover all sorts of topics, such as better water and sanitation and good roads, and clean streets and public parks and playgrounds.” ~ Marjory Stoneman Douglas

  21. “It makes me angry to think that . . . female sanitation workers will spend their days doing a job most of their co-workers think they can’t handle, and then they will go home and do another job most of their co-workers don’t want.” ~ Anna Quindlen , Sanitation quotes workers
  22. “All right, but apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?” ~ John Cleese
  23. “I try to teach my son about sanitation, especially when handling foods like chicken that could be dangerous. I remind him to wash his hands all the time. When my son cooks with me, he stands on a step stool so he can reach the stove. I teach him about safety and fire.” ~ Emeril Lagasse
  24. “The obvious issue is providing clean drinking water and sanitation to every single human being on earth at the cost of little more than one year of the Kyoto treaty.” ~ Bjorn Lomborg

  25. “What have the Romans ever done for us?” ~ John Cleese
  26. “When a livestock farmer is willing to “practice complexity”-to choreograph the symbiosis of several different animals, each of which has been allowed to behave and eat as it evolved to-he will find he has little need for machinery, fertilizer, and, most strikingly, chemicals. He finds he has no sanitation problem or any of the diseases that result from raising a single animal in a crowded monoculture and then feeding it things it wasn’t designed to eat. This is perhaps the greatest efficiency of a farm treated as a biological system: health.” ~ Michael Pollan
  27. “One morning I woke up and found my favorite pigeon, Julius, had died I was devastated and was gonna use his crate as my stickball bat to honor him. I left the crate on my stoop and went in to get something and I returned to see the sanitation man put the crate into the crusher. I rushed him and caught him flush on the temple with a titanic right hand he was out cold, convulsing on the floor like an infantile retard.” ~ Mike Tyson
  28. “People say hello to me. I mean, sometimes the sanitation truck goes by and says, hey Patti.” ~ Patti Smith

  29. “If you look at Detroit, that mayor, it’s been a train wreck for 40 years, the population has gone from 2 million to 700,000. This Mayor comes in, and he talked about streetlights, sanitation, jobs, policing, schools, affordable housing. He’s doing it all, and it’s growing for the first time in 30 years. Literally, one man. But that one man couldn’t do it without business. And business couldn’t have done it without a political environment where they wanted to improve things. If you had an antibusiness environment there, it would still be down there.” ~ Jamie Dimon
  30. “Only yesterday mankind lived in fear of the scourges of smallpox, cholera and plague that once swept nations before them. Now our major concern is no longer with the disease organisms that once were omnipresent; sanitation, better living conditions, and new drugs have given us a high degree of control over infectious disease. Today we are concerned with a different kind of hazard that lurks in our environment-a hazard we ourselves have introduced into our world as our modern way of life has evolved.” ~ Rachel Carson
  31. “Ethical globalization is possible if only we can hold governments and business accountable for respecting human rights, not just in the traditional political and legal realms, but in everything – health, education and the other social determinants of health – rights to food, safe water, sanitation and so on.” ~ Mary Robinson
  32. “Bangladesh is largely a river delta, and the rising sea level means that when storms come in, the human sanitation is backing up, the ability to farm.” ~ Bill Gates

  33. “To her [Florence Nightingale] chiefly I owed the awakening to the fact that sanitation is the supreme goal of medicine its foundation and its crown.” ~ Elizabeth Blackwell
  34. “You are doing something over here and over there someone is telling you a joke, or giving you an important piece of information about sanitation, and no matter how weird the other subject is, there is a connection, or you can make a connection. I’ve always loved history and history is collage, it is a juxtaposition of the good and the bad and the strange, and how you place those sentences together changes the whole mood of a history.” ~ Michael Ondaatje
  35. “Take agriculture, where we haven’t done much, or sanitation; saying, “okay, we will be able to make a really huge effort there.” It really energized the foundation and half of what we’ve gotten done in this last decade is because Warren [Buffett] trusted us.” ~ Bill Gates
  36. “Money spent on carbon cuts is money we can’t use for effective investments in food aid, micronutrients, HIV/AIDS prevention, health and education infrastructure, and clean water and sanitation.” ~ Bjorn Lomborg

  37. “The Hope, Love & Healing necklace is the perfect embodiment of what we are trying to bring to Haiti through safe and sustainable housing, sanitation solutions, and water filtration devices.” ~ Patricia Arquette
  38. “Even in decision-making, we work in self-help groups. That is women coming together in small groups of 10 to sometimes 15 women, where they start to get education about their rights, about clean water and sanitation, about how to have a healthy birth. You can bring in all kinds of education to them that way.” ~ Melinda Gates
  39. “I was about 16 when punk started to happen. It was so exciting. You had a social depression going on in the U.K. There was a sanitation strike. London was really grim, gray. You had Margaret Thatcher coming in. It was a really revolutionary time.” ~ Boy George
  40. “Unsuccessful candidates for the Presidency should be quietly hanged as a matter of public sanitation and decorum.” ~ H. L. Mencken

  41. “I don’t mind payin’ for the police and for streets and sanitation, or road work, bridges, trains, food subsidies and welfare. But I don’t wanna pay for bombs to fight proxy wars in the middle of nowhere against enemies in the night.” ~ Lupe Fiasco
  42. “A preventive war, to my mind, is an impossibility today. How could you have one if one of its features would be several cities lying in ruins, several cities where many, many thousands of people would be dead and injured and mangled, the transportation systems destroyed, sanitation implements and systems all gone? That isn’t preventive war; that is war.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  43. “When women and men have approximately equal life expectancies, it seems to be because women die not only in childbirth (fewer than thought) but about equal from diseases; poor sanitation and water; inadequate healthcare; and diseases of malnutrition. In industrialized societies, early deaths are caused more by diseases triggered by stress, which breaks down the immune system. It is since stress has become the key factor that men have died so much sooner than women.” ~ Warren Farrell
  44. “I still have my unemployment books and I remember when I worked for the sanitation department and the post office.” ~ Denzel Washington

  45. “With a small fraction of the hundreds of billions of dollars spent on the Iraq war, the US and Australia could ensure every starving, sunken-eyed child on the planet could be well fed, have clean water and sanitation and a local school to go to.” ~ Bob Brown
  46. “Depending on how quickly you get ocean rise, you have people who live in river deltas [at risk]. Bangladesh is largely a river delta, and the rising sea level means that when storms come in, the human sanitation is backing up, the ability to farm, it’s destructive-type situations like you saw in New Orleans with Katrina. You’re increasing the frequency of that stuff in low-lying areas fairly dramatically.” ~ Bill Gates
  47. “Sanitation is more important than Independence.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  48. “Without in any way minimizing the economic and psychological blow that people experience when they lose their jobs, the unemployed in affluent countries still have a safety net, in the form of social security payments, and usually free healthcare and free education for their children. They also have sanitation and safe drinking water.” ~ Peter Singer

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