The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
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 who inhabits one of those aquariums or one of those marine lands can be considered normal.
The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature. We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult.
The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.
The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.
No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity.
When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself.
We must plant the sea and herd its animals using the sea as farmers instead of hunters. That is what civilization is all about - farming replacing hunting.
I believe that national sovereignties will shrink in the face of universal interdependence.
If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work.
The sea is the universal sewer.
People protect what they love.
If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed and if we are not willing to change, we will disappear from the face of the globe, to be replaced by the insect.
From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.
A lot of people attack the sea, I make love to it.
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