David Attenborough Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old David Attenborough quotes, David Attenborough sayings, and David Attenborough proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

When I was a boy in the 1930s, the carbon dioxide level was still below 300 parts per million. This year, it reached 382, the highest figure for hundreds of thousands of years. David Attenborough
Dealing with global warming doesn't mean we have all got to suddenly stop breathing. Dealing with global warmning means that we have to stop waste, and if you travel for no reason whatsoever, that is a waste. David Attenborough
Birds are the most popular group in the animal kingdom. We feed them and tame them and think we know them. And yet they inhabit a world which is really rather mysterious. David Attenborough
Birds are the most accomplished aeronauts the world has ever seen. They fly high and low, at great speed, and very slowly. And always with extraordinary precision and control. David Attenborough
An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment. David Attenborough
It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living. David Attenborough
All our environmental problems become easier to solve with fewer people and harder and ultimately impossible to solve with ever more people. David Attenborough
The only way to save a rhinoceros is to save the environment in which it lives, because there's a mutual dependency between it and millions of other species of both animals and plants. David Attenborough
It is that range of biodiversity that we must care for the whole thing rather than just one or two stars. David Attenborough
n understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment. David Attenborough
There is no question that climate change is happening; the only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it. David Attenborough
There is no question that climate change is happening; the only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it. David Attenborough
Getting to places like Bangkok or Singapore was a hell of a sweat. But when you got there it was the back of beyond. It was just a series of small tin sheds. David Attenborough
It is that range of biodiversity that we must care for - the whole thing - rather than just one or two stars. David Attenborough
A third of the land on our planet is desert. These great scars on the face of the Earth David Attenborough
We have a finite environment the planet. Anyone who thinks that you can have infinite growth in a finite environment is either a madman or an economist. David Attenborough
I believe the Abominable Snowman may be real. I think there may be something in that. David Attenborough
I'm not an animal lover if that means you think things are nice if you can pat them, but I am intoxicated by animals. David Attenborough
What I am interested in with birds, just as I am with spiders or monkeys, is what they do and why they do it. David Attenborough
Most must make special preparations for winter, and life with little sun. David Attenborough
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement; ... of visual beauty ... of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living. David Attenborough
Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics. David Attenborough