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

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 horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.

Ansel Adams

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

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Updated On : January 14, 2013
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