Inspiring Quotes


I’d like to share with you some famous quotes written by famous people that you may find interesting. They are quite thought provoking.


“The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.” ― Charles Darwin

“Intelligence is based on how efficient a species became at doing the things they need to survive.” ― Charles Darwin

“In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” ― Charles Darwin

“If all the insects were to disappear from the earth, within 50 years all life on earth would end. If all human beings disappeared from the earth, within 50 years all forms of life would flourish.”― Jonas Salk

There is no question that climate change is happening; the only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it. – David Attenborough

If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos. – E. O. Wilson

Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal. – E. O. Wilson

Ants have the most complicated social organization on earth next to humans. – E. O. Wilson

Ants make up two-thirds of the biomass of all the insects. There are millions of species of organisms and we know almost nothing about them – E. O. Wilson

Ants are the leading removers of dead creatures on the land. And the rest of life is substantially dependent upon them. – E. O. Wilson

In many environments, take away the ants and there would be partial collapses in many of the land ecosystems. – E. O. Wilson

The world depends on fungi, because they are major players in the cycling of materials and energy around the world – E. O. Wilson

Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the ‘environmentalist’ view, as though it were a lobbying effort outside the mainstream of human activity, and to start calling it the real-world view. – E. O. Wilson

We don’t need to clear the 4 to 6 percent of the Earth’s surface remaining in tropical rain forests, with most of the animal and plant species living there. – E. O. Wilson

 An individual ant, even though it has a brain about a millionth of a size of a human being’s, can learn a maze; the kind we use is a simple rat maze in a laboratory. They can learn it about one-half as fast as a rat. – E. O. Wilson

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