17 Jane Goodall Quotes That Aren't Monkeying Around!

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"One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun."

You Won't Be Monkeying Around When You Read 17 Jane Goodall Quotes

Who wouldn't want to quote Jane Goodall?

She's a celebrated primatologist and anthropologist, studying chimpanzees for over thirty years. As founder of the Jane Goodall Institute she works diligently on conservation and animal welfare. You're not only smarter when you use Jane Goodall quotes but you're making a difference in the world.

So, take some time out of your day to stop and read some of the most prolific quotes from the icon, Jane Goodall. You might be inspired to do something good for the world, animals, or yourself afterwards.

Jane Goodall Quotes

  • "Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don't believe is right."

  • "Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference."

  • "Lasting change is a series of compromises. And compromise is all right, as long your values don't change."

  • "The greatest danger to our future is apathy."

  • "You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make."

  • "We have so far to go to realize our human potential for compassion, altruism, and love."

The Best Jane Goodall Quotes

  • "I think the best evenings are when we have messages, things that make us think, but we can also laugh and enjoy each other's company."

  • "The least I can do is speak out for those who cannot speak for themselves."

  • "Only if we understand, will we care. Only if we care, will we help. Only if we help shall all be saved."

  • "Animals help me survive my days of travel. As I go to place to place around the world, I take note and remember well those animals I've gotten to meet along the way."

  • "The greatest danger to our future is apathy."

  • "What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make."

  • "We have the choice to use the gift of our life to make the world a better place--or not to bother."

More Jane Goodall Quotes

  • "Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don't believe is right."

  • "I like some animals more than some people, some people more than some animals."

  • "Without patience I could never have succeeded."

  • "Arguably, we are the most intellectual creatures that's ever walked on planet Earth. So how come, then, that this so intellectual creature is destroying its only home?"

  • "I'd like to be remembered as someone who really helped people to have a little humility and realize that we are part of the animal kingdom, not separated from it."

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