"The medical literature tells us that the most effective ways to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer's, and many more problems are through healthy diet and exercise. Our bodies have evolved to move, yet we now use the energy in oil instead of muscles to do our work."
"I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course."David Suzuki on Groucho Marx
"A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running."David Suzuki on Groucho Marx
"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."David Suzuki on Erma Bombeck
"They certainly give very strange names to diseases."David Suzuki on Plato
"Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it."David Suzuki on Erma Bombeck
"Treaties, agreements and organizations to help settle disputes may be necessary, but they often favor the interests of business over citizens."
"We're in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone's arguing over where they're going to sit."
"The damage that climate change is causing and that will get worse if we fail to act goes beyond the hundreds of thousands of lives, homes and businesses lost, ecosystems destroyed, species driven to extinction, infrastructure smashed and people inconvenienced."
"Doing all we can to combat climate change comes with numerous benefits, from reducing pollution and associated health care costs to strengthening and diversifying the economy by shifting to renewable energy, among other measures."
"From year to year, environmental changes are incremental and often barely register in our lives, but from evolutionary or geological perspectives, what is happening is explosive change."