Jacques Cousteau Quotes

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The sea is the universal sewer.
— Jacques Cousteau

environment

What is a scientist after all?  It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.

scientists

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.
— Jacques Cousteau

hope faith

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.
— Jacques Cousteau

farming civilization

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.
— Jacques Cousteau

environment

Since the beginning each generation has fought nature. Now, in the life-span of a single generation, we must turn around 180 degrees and become the protector of nature.
— Jacques Cousteau

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