Wildlife Quotes

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.

Aldo Leopold

We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.

Margaret Mead

If there is to be an ecologically sound society, it will have to come the grass roots up, not from the top down.

Paul Hawken

What is the good of having a nice house without a decent planet to put it on?

Henry David Thoreau

A country is known by the way it treats its animals.

Jawaharlal Nehru

All over the world the wildlife that I write about is in grave danger. It is being exterminated by what we call the progress of civilization.

Gerald Durrell

Almost all these hot spots around the world, most have been destroyed to the point where there is no wildlife and very little of the natural world left.

Jim Fowler

Dams have harmed our wildlife and made rivers less useful for recreation.

Stephen Ambrose

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.

Stewart Udall

A tiger is a large-hearted gentleman with boundless courage and that when he is exterminated - as exterminated he will be unless public opinion rallies to his support - India will be the poorer by having lost the finest of her fauna.

Jim Corbett

Butterflies, they are like dream flowers, childhood dreams, which have broken loose from their stalks and escaped into the sunshine. Air and angels.

Miriam Rothschild

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls the butterfly.

Richard Bach

For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death.

Rachel Carson

For if one link in nature's chain might be lost, another might be lost, until the whole of things will vanish piecemeal.

Thomas Jefferson

Without habitat, there is no wildlife. It is that simple.

Wildlife Habitat Canada

If we go on as we are, we will destroy in the next century everything that the poets have been singing about for the past two thousand years.

Fred Bodsworth

There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story.

Linda Hogan

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.

Martin Luther King Jr

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

There is just something spectacular about seeing wildlife in its natural environment that thrills us and helps us better understand the exotic cats in our care.

Arun Kejriwal

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

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Updated On : January 14, 2013
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