Wildlife Quotes

The variety of life in nature can be compared to a vast library of unread books, and the plundering of nature is comparable to the random discarding of whole volumes without having opened them, and learned from them. Our critical dependence on the great variety of nature for the progress we have already made has been amply documented. Indifference to the loss of species is, in effect, indifference to the future, and therefore a shameful carelessness about our children.

Peter Matthiessen

When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Look deep into Nature, and then you will understand everything better.

Albert Einstein

I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.

Abraham Lincoln

Political Liberty consists in the power of doing whatever does not injure another. The exercise of the natural rights of every [human], has no other limits than those which are necessary to secure to every other [human] the free exercise of the same rights.

Thomas Paine

Every animal knows more than you do.

American Indian Proverb

The civilized man has a moral obligation to be skeptical... Any man who for one moment abandons or suspends the questioning spirit has for that moment betrayed humanity.

Bergen Evans

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated

Mahatma Gandhi

If the human race is to continue for another million years, we will have to boldly go where no one has gone before

Stephen Hawking

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

Mahatma Gandhi

Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world

Abraham Lincoln

There is no religion without love, and people may talk as much as they like about their religion, but if it does not teach them to be good and kind to other animals as well as humans, it is all a sham.

Anna Sewell

Nothing exists for itself alone, but only in relation to other forms of life

Charles Darwin

I am a wildlife warrior, and I will fight, fight to the death for wildlife.

Steve Irwin

My job, my mission, the reason I have been put on this planet, is to save wildlife.

Steve Irwin

You talk about the birds and the coyotes and other wildlife in the area -- they just do not care.

Tom Riley

We were happy to provide habitat for fish and wildlife species, ... But we wanted some regulatory certainty and stability.

Tom Fox

We are concerned over how the increase in power rates will affect wildlife. We are at this point, solely dependent upon how much water the farmers are using. It remains to be seen how this will play out, but we think less water will be coming through the

Ron Cole

Up until now, we have done little but complain. Until now, we have stood by, watching native habitat disappear, and with it wildlife of all types. Instead of doing something, we have come to accept our present situation as inevitable and tolerable.

Anthony Vidler

The purpose of the Fish and Wildlife Division is to assure compliance with laws that protect and enhance the long-term health and equitable utilization of Oregon`s fish and wildlife resources.

Jeff Williams

State fish and wildlife agencies are pretty much funding themselves. They do a tremendous job on a shoestring budget, but that is very difficult without a reliable funding source. State agencies get the majority of their funding through hunting license.

Jodi Applegate

People have been known to go down with pillowcases, capture snakes and sell them on EBay, ... But they trusted me that all I want to do is make people aware of the precious wildlife we have.

Barbara Caplan

The control of nature is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and philosophy, when it was supposed that nature exists for the convenience of man. 2 -- Rachel Carson In the end we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught.

Baba Dioum

We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more than drive to its edge and look in. For it can be a means of reassuring ourselves of our sanity as creatures, a part of the geography of hope

Wallace Stegner

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