“I am no poet, but if you think for yourselves, as I proceed, the facts will form a poem in your minds.”
~Michael Faraday, capturing the inherent beauty that comes with understanding the natural world.
“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” ~Jane Goodall
"The person who says it cannot be done, should not interrupt the person doing it." ~Chinese Proverb.
"No aquarium, no tank in a marine land, however spacious it may be, can begin to duplicate the conditions of the sea. And no dolphin [whale or porpoise] who inhabits one of those aquariums or one of those marine lands can be considered normal."
~ Jacques Yves Cousteau
“Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.” ~Charles Darwin
“Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.” ~Martin Luther King Jr.
“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.”
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated”
“We are creatures of the cosmos and have always hungered to know our origins to understand our connection with the universe. We are a way for the cosmos to know itself.” ~Carl Sagan
"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one." ~Albert Einstein
"Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are part of nature and, therefore, part of the mystery that we are trying to solve." ~Max Planck
“Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real. If quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.”
~ Niels Bohr