"I often get letters, quite frequently, from people who say how they like the programmes a lot, but I never give credit to the almighty power that created nature."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."David Attenborough on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."David Attenborough on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."David Attenborough on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."David Attenborough on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."David Attenborough on Booker T. Washington
"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."