"I'm not in politics."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."David Attenborough on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."David Attenborough on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."David Attenborough on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."David Attenborough on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."David Attenborough on Joseph Stalin
"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."