"We can't blame children for occupying themselves with Facebook rather than playing in the mud. Our society doesn't put a priority on connecting with nature. In fact, too often we tell them it's dirty and dangerous."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."David Suzuki on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."David Suzuki on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."David Suzuki on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."David Suzuki on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."David Suzuki on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."