"The whole of science, and one is tempted to think the whole of the life of any thinking man, is trying to come to terms with the relationship between yourself and the natural world. Why are you here, and how do you fit in, and what's it all about."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."David Attenborough on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."David Attenborough on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."David Attenborough on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."David Attenborough on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."David Attenborough on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."