"I can mention many moments that were unforgettable and revelatory. But the most single revelatory three minutes was the first time I put on scuba gear and dived on a coral reef. It's just the unbelievable fact that you can move in three dimensions."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."David Attenborough on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."David Attenborough on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."David Attenborough on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."David Attenborough on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."David Attenborough on C. S. Lewis
"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."