"I like animals. I like natural history. The travel bit is not the important bit. The travel bit is what you have to do in order to go and look at animals."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."David Attenborough on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."David Attenborough on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."David Attenborough on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."David Attenborough on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."David Attenborough on Saint Augustine
"People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure."
"It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement the greatest source of visual beauty the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living."
"I don't run a car, have never run a car. I could say that this is because I have this extremely tender environmentalist conscience, but the fact is I hate driving."
"Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics."
"There is no question that climate change is happening the only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it."
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