"People talk about doom-laden scenarios happening in the future: they are happening in Africa now. You can see it perfectly clearly. Periodic famines are due to too many people living on land that can't sustain them."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."David Attenborough on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."David Attenborough on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."David Attenborough on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."David Attenborough on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."David Attenborough on William Shakespeare
"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."