"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."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."David Attenborough on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."David Attenborough on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."David Attenborough on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."David Attenborough on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."David Attenborough on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"There is no question that climate change is happening the only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it."
"It's coming home to roost over the next 50 years or so. It's not just climate change it's sheer space, places to grow food for this enormous horde. Either we limit our population growth or the natural world will do it for us, and the natural world is doing it for us right now."