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

To waste and destroy our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by right to hand down to them.

Theodore Roosevelt

I fully support the goal of species protection and conservation and believe that recovery and ultimately delisting of species should be the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's top priority under ESA.

Dennis Cardoza

My belief is that what comes across on the television is a capture of my enthusiasm and my passion for wildlife.

Steve Irwin

The continued existence of wildlife and wilderness is important to the quality of life of humans.

Jim Fowler

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters in the end.

Ursula LeGuin

Butterflies are graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable. Butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine.

Jeffrey Glassberg

When you put your hand in a flowing stream, you touch the last that has gone before and the first of what is still to come.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Itís curious what we take for granted or never even notice. Untold thousands of insects are devoured nightly by our little fury friends, the bats. They emerge at dusk and disappear at dawn, and we are hardly aware of what they have done for us.

Amanda Lollar, Bat World

To find new things, take the path you took yesterday.

John Burroughs

Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

William Blake

To keep every cog and every wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering.

Aldo Leopold

Only in the last moment of human history has the delusion arisen that people can flourish apart from the rest of the living world.

E.O. Wilson

Natural systems are like those hollow Russian dolls, layer nested within layer within layer, always hiding a new riddle beneath the last one.

Scott Weidensaul

I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use our natural resources, but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or rob by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.

Theodore Roosevelt

It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious; he learned the habit from Nature.

Christopher Morley

A hummingbird is a feathered prism, a living rainbow. Darting out of a fairyland into your garden, it captures the very sunlight for you and turns it into a jewel on wings.

Donald Culross Peattie

An understanding of the Natural World and whats in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.

Sir David Attenborough

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

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 governor has confidence in his appointees on the Parks and Wildlife board, and he trusts they will make a decision that is in the best interest of the Big Bend area.

Robert Black

That mind-set is why this country is in trouble. It is the safest place to produce energy. It has the least impact on wildlife and creatures.

Artez Foster

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is not recommending any treatment between now and spring. If treatment is selected, spring is the best time to do it. Hydrilla goes through natural growth cycles - it`s going into a dormant stage right now.

Gary Morgan

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Updated On : January 14, 2013
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