We are the only species of mammal that doubts our ability to give birth. It's profitable to scare women about birth. But let's stop it. I tell women: Your body is not a lemon.— Ina May Gaskin
Useful origin of species quotes that are about the female of the species
Man is the most insane species. He worships an invisible God and destroys a visible Nature. Unaware that this is Nature he's destroying is this God he's worshiping.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
The fact is that no species has ever had such wholesale control over everything on earth, living or dead, as we now have. That lays upon us, whether we like it or not, an awesome responsibility. In our hands now lies not only our own future, but that of all other living creatures with whom we share the earth.
People forget the good that zoos do. If it weren't for zoos, we would have so many species that would be extinct today.
People are largely ignorant of the interests of the human species.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the universe. That makes us something very special.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change, that lives within the means available and works co-operatively against common threats.
Look closely at nature. Every species is a masterpiece, exquisitely adapted to the particular environment in which it has survived. Who are we to destroy or even diminish biodiversity?
We share this planet, our home, with millions of species.
Justice and sustainability both demand that we do not use more resources than we need.
You are an explorer, and you represent our species, and the greatest good you can do is to bring back a new idea, because our world is endangered by the absence of good ideas. Our world is in crisis because of the absence of consciousness.
We are the most dangerous species of life on the planet, and every other species, even the earth itself, has cause to fear our power to exterminate. But we are also the only species which, when it chooses to do so, will go to great effort to save what it might destroy.
Woman is the gate of the devil, the road to iniquity, the sting of the scorpion, in a word, a dangerous species.
I made efforts to swallow tears and to protect the species of the Japanese nation.
We cannot tire or give up. We owe it to the present and future generations of all species to rise up and walk!
We torture and kill two billion sentient living beings every week.
10,000 entire species are wiped out every year because of the actions of one, and we are now facing the sixth mass extinction in cosmological history. If any other organism did this, a biologist would consider them a virus.
If you want to save a species, simply decide to eat it.
Then it will be managed - like chickens, like turkeys, like deer, like Canadian geese.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.
.. Eliminate one species, and another increases to take its place. Eliminate a great many species, and the local ecosystem starts to decay.
As custodians of the planet it is our responsibility to deal with all species with kindness, love, and compassion. That these animals suffer through human cruelty is beyond understanding. Please help to stop this madness.
Measles and TB evolved from diseases of our cattle, influenza from a disease of pigs, and smallpox possibly from a disease of camels. The Americas had very few native domesticated animal species from which humans could acquire such diseases.
Palaeontological research exhibits, beyond question, the phenomenon of provinces in time, as well as provinces in space. Moreover, all our knowledge of organic remains teaches us, that species have a definite existence, and a centralization in geological time as well as in geographical space, and that no species is repeated in time.
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.
We obey people we don't trust, to buy things we don't need, to impress people we don't like, using money we don't have, for gratifications that don't last, killing animals we don't hate, for pleasures that don't satisfy, dreaming of a life we don't deserve, and praying for an afterlife that doesn't exist, we are a stupid species
I suppose the story of my life is a search for love, but more than that, I have been looking for a way to repair myself from the damages I suffered early on and to define my obligation, if I had any, to myself and my species.
The snow leopard is absolutely magnificent.
It represents really what endangered species are all about.
The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent, but if we can come to terms with this indifference, then our existence as a species can have genuine meaning. However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.
Endangered species - An endangered species is a species that is very likely to become extinct in the near future, either worldwide or in a particular political jurisdiction
Invasive species - An invasive species is a species that is not native to a specific location (an introduced species), and that has a tendency to spread to a degree believed
Introduced species - An introduced species, alien species, exotic species, foreign species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species is a species living outside its native
Type species - In zoological nomenclature, a type species (species typica) is the species name with which the name of a genus or subgenus is considered to be permanently
Speciesism - members of one species as morally more important than members of other species. Philosophers such as Peter Singer argue that speciesism plays a role in
Species II - Species II is a 1998 American science fiction horror thriller film directed by Peter Medak. The film is a sequel to Species (1995) and the second installment
Vulnerable species - A vulnerable species is a species which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as likely to become endangered unless
Rare species - A rare species is a group of organisms that are very uncommon, scarce, or infrequently encountered. This designation may be applied to either a plant
Pioneer species - The pioneer species are hardy species which are the first to colonize barren environments or previously biodiverse steady-state ecosystems that have been
Becoming vegan is the most important and direct change we can immediately make to save the planet and its species.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Let us understand what our own selfish genes are up to, because we may then at least have the chance to upset their designs, something that no other species has ever aspired to do.
If the wolf is to survive, the wolf haters must be outnumbered.
They must be outshouted, out financed, and out voted. Their narrow and biased attitude must be outweighed by an attitude based on an understanding of natural processes.
Mushrooms are miniature pharmaceutical factories, and of the thousands of mushroom species in nature, our ancestors and modern scientists have identified several dozen that have a unique combination of talents that improve our health.
There exists a species of transcendental ventriloquism by means of which men can be made to believe that something said on earth comes from Heaven.
We are living in an historic moment. We are each called to take part in a great transformation. Our survival as a species is threatened by global warming, economic meltdown, and an ever-increasing gap between rich and poor. Yet these threats offer an opportunity to awaken as an interconnected and beloved community.
We're under some gross misconception that we're a good species, going somewhere important, and that at the last minute we'll correct our errors and God will smile on us. It's delusion.
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.