QuotationsJacques Yves Cousteau
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This Quotations Archive contains words from famous and some not so famous people who have expressed a sense of love, compassion, and respect for all of God's creation: for people, for animals, and for the environment. They speak of our teaching methods and philosophy. They speak of a lifestyle of non-violence. They seek to eliminate cruelty and suffering. They seek to wake us up. They seek to give us hope.

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Jacques Yves Cousteau
Explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher

"There is as much educational benefit in studying dolphins and whales in captivity as there is in studying humans by observing prisoners in solitary confinement." 

"The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever."

"The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope."

"Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans."

"When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself."

"We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one."

"Mankind has probably done more damage to the Earth in the 20th century than in all of previous human history."

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