David Attenborough Quotes

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David Attenborough Quotes

What I am interested in with birds, just as I am with spiders or monkeys, is what they do and why they do it.
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If I can bicycle, I bicycle.

— David Attenborough

We keep putting on programmes about famine in Ethiopia; that's what's happening. Too many people there. They can't support themselves - and it's not an inhuman thing to say. It's the case. Until humanity manages to sort itself out and get a coordinated view about the planet it's going to get worse and worse.

— David Attenborough

What I am interested in with birds, just as I am with spiders or monkeys, is what they do and why they do it.

— David Attenborough

I don't think we are going to become extinct. We're very clever and extremely resourceful - and we will find ways of preserving ourselves, of that I'm sure. But whether our lives will be as rich as they are now is another question.

— David Attenborough

The World is full of wonders, but they become more Wonderful, not less Wonderful when Science looks at them.

— David Attenborough

Bringing nature into the classroom can kindle a fascination and passion for the diversity of life on earth and can motivate a sense of responsibility to safeguard it.

— David Attenborough

They always mean beautiful things like hummingbirds. I always reply by saying that I think of a little child in east Africa with a worm burrowing through his eyeball. The worm cannot live in any other way, except by burrowing through eyeballs. I find that hard to reconcile with the notion of a divine and benevolent creator.

— David Attenborough

Trade is a proper and decent relationship, with dignity and respect on both sides.

— David Attenborough

We can now manipulate images to such an extrodinary extent that there's no lie you cannot tell.

— David Attenborough

Its about cherishing the woodland at the bottom of your garden or the stream that runs through it. It affects every aspect of life.

— David Attenborough

Since when has Finland been a rotten place to live in?

— David Attenborough

How could I look my grandchildren in the eye and say I knew what was happening to the world and did nothing.

— David Attenborough

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