Endangered Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Endangered Quotes from Gwen Moore, Dian Fossey, Joseph Rotblat, John O. Brennan, Judith Jamison. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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When elected officials abandon our environment and ruin our natural resources, public health is endangered. I know the importance of providing a clean environment for our children; I have attended more than one funeral for a child who has died from an asthma attack.
Gwen Moore
Conservation of any endangered species must begin with stringent efforts to protect its natural habitat by the enforcement of rigid legislation against human encroachment into parks and other game sanctuaries.
Dian Fossey
Indeed, the whole human species is endangered, by nuclear weapons or by other means of wholesale destruction which further advances in science are likely to produce.
Joseph Rotblat
I will not, nor will I ever, publicly divulge sensitive intelligence sources and methods. For when that happens, our national security is endangered and lives can be lost.
John O. Brennan
Dance is not endangered – it will always find a way to express itself.
Judith Jamison
If you think about it, every single species is endangered. Homo sapiens at the front of the line, mosquitoes and lawyers at the back.
Henry Rollins
The Endangered Species Act was designed to preserve biodiversity, not enrich trial lawyers and political activists.
George P. Bush
‘Man is an endangered species,’ announces one of the titles at the beginning of the sci-fi lump ‘Battlefield Earth.’ And after about 20 minutes of this amateurish picture, extinction doesn’t seem like such a bad idea.
Elvis Mitchell
People get very passionate about saving the whale, but when something like a Florida indigo snake is endangered there are not a lot of people out there holding up placards.
Gary Larson
A world in which others controlled the course of their own development, would be a world in which the American system would be seriously endangered.
Benjamin Cohen
I take office during the most difficult moment in the country’s recent history. The country can be saved – it’s up to us. I think it is obvious for those who support this government to undertake the commitment and ensure that our country’s euro membership is not endangered.
Lucas Papademos
We wonder why we have got the Freemen or the militants. We wonder why we have got unrest in this country. It is because our government, in fact, has got out of hand and out of line, with the Endangered Species Act.
Don Young
Please think of me like an endangered species and just observe me quietly from far away. If you try to talk to me or touch me casually, I may get intimidated and bite you. So please be careful.
Haruki Murakami
Advocating war is easier when you and your family are not endangered by it.
Lawrence O’Donnell
Man is imperfect. The reality he creates is always endangered by man.
Friedrich Durrenmatt
For almost two centuries, American gray wolves, vilified in fact as well as fiction, were the victims of vicious government extermination programs. By the time the Endangered Species Act was passed in 1973, only a few hundred of these once-great predators were left in the lower 48 states.
Lydia Millet
I don’t want Daddy’s passion to ever end. I want to help endangered wildlife just like he did.
Bindi Irwin
Corporate corruption has ecological merits. It’s helping to preserve that species known as Democrats – thought to be endangered as recently as the year 2000.
P. J. O’Rourke
Married people from my generation are like an endangered species!
Patrice Leconte
The knife of corruption endangered the life of New York City. The scalpel of the law is making us well again.
Ed Koch
I think the climate of wrestling has changed. I think the big guy, The Giant, The Big John Studd’s of the world are an endangered species because the business has become smaller.
I like L.A., but I think what’s changed is that the kinds of films I do, the mid-range dramatic film, has become an endangered species.
Christopher Hampton
In our production-oriented society, being busy, having an occupation, has become one of the main ways, if not the main way, of identifying ourselves. Without an occupation, not just our economic security but our very identity is endangered.
Henri Nouwen
Original movies of any size are an endangered species.
Brad Bird
Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power.
James Madison
Anybody who spends time off of Louisiana’s shores can recognize that these oysters are not endangered. To classify them as such risks great harm to not only fishermen who make their living collecting oysters in the Gulf, but also to Louisiana’s economy in total.
Bobby Jindal
To me extremism is targeting endangered whales in a whale sanctuary in violation of a moratorium. That, to me, is extreme.
Paul Watson
The Internet offers endangered languages a chance to have a public voice in a way that would not have been possible before.
David Crystal
Chimpanzees are endangered. Severely.
Russell Banks
When the public’s right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered.
Christopher Dodd
I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination of government threatens many values that I hold to be important to America’s role as a light among nations. But there are no values that matter to me that will not be gravely endangered if we lose this war.
Orson Scott Card
Safeguarding our common home is not only essential to protecting endangered species and preserving old-growth forests, it is also paramount to ending poverty, fighting injustice, and protecting the long-term survival of humankind and of our faith.
Catherine Cortez-Masto
Whenever I meet someone new, I always extend a hand and say, ‘Hi I’m Lana Condor… Condor like the ugly endangered bird.’ I like to see how people react to that and if they laugh and, indeed, know what a condor is… chances are we’re going to get along just fine!
Lana Condor
What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing.
Jay Inslee
Take the crocodile, for example, my favorite animal. There are 23 species. Seventeen of those species are rare or endangered. They’re on the way out, no matter what anyone does or says, you know.
Steve Irwin
We all have a responsibility to protect endangered species, both for their sake and for the sake of our own future generations.
Loretta Lynch
I’ve certainly been in situations where I’ve been rejected and endangered and had my humanity put in question – just as almost every woman on the planet has.
Hari Nef
I have visited people whose health has been endangered by tar sands oil. I have watched neighbors struggle to recover from Superstorm Sandy. I have seen solar panels and wind turbines become an increasingly familiar part of the landscape.
Frances Beinecke
It gets harder and harder to make movies about human beings. These movies are like an endangered species. Everything is ‘simplify, simplify’ now. How many movies have sub-plots anymore?
Barry Levinson
Each year, I await with dread the federal government’s catalog of endangered and threatened species in the Hawaiian Islands, where I was raised and where I live.
Susanna Moore
There’s so much plastic in this culture that vinyl leopard skin is becoming an endangered synthetic.
Lily Tomlin
We live in a moment and a culture when reading is really endangered. There’s simply no way to write well, though, if you’re not reading well.
Jennifer Egan
If you want to see an endangered species, get up and look in the mirror.
John Young
The federal government does not have the authority to tell landowners and ranchers and farmers that they can’t farm and ranch their land because someday an endangered species might live there.
Josh Hawley
Endangered forests are being slaughtered for toilet paper.
Daphne Zuniga
I have faith in God and not that we have evolved from a rock, not from worshiping the environment or endangered bugs.
Kirk Cameron
Endangered species are our friends.
Yao Ming
Even though the album is an endangered species, can we try and make a coherent and good one, even if it’s like making a horse and cart at a Nascar conference?
Chris Martin
The only way we can reduce the number of these endangered species is to improve and provide additional habitat where they can live and reproduce.
Lorne Greene
I sometimes wish I were suffering in a good cause, or risking my life for the good of others, instead of just being a gravely endangered patient.
Christopher Hitchens
We do not yet have the solutions to these questions, but the awareness that we live in an endangered world is present in more and more life situations.
Ulrich Beck
As a writer given to the old formalities of rhyme and meter, I sometimes feel endangered these days.
X. J. Kennedy
In the world of commercial speech, tobacco advertising bears the earmarks of an endangered species.
Jef I. Richards
One single vision fills all minds: that of our independence endangered. One single duty imposes itself upon our wills: the duty of stubborn resistance.
Albert II of Belgium
I scored a movie called ‘Endangered Species’. I worked on another movie called ‘Staying Alive’. A German film called ‘Fire and Ice’.
Gary Wright