"I had a huge advantage when I started 50 years ago - my job was secure. I didn't have to promote myself. These days there's far more pressure to make a mark, so the temptation is to make adventure television or personality shows. I hope the more didactic approach won't be lost."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."David Attenborough on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."David Attenborough on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."David Attenborough on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."David Attenborough on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."David Attenborough on Dalai Lama
"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."