Jane Goodall Quotes

It is impossible to overemphasise the power of the individual in the shaping of the values of society. Even among chimpanzees the influence of certain individuals is apparent. There are “genius” chimpanzees who invent new behaviours that are passed on and become part of the tradition of the group. There are assertive males who lead […]

Our children are brutalized and insensitized if they are made to pull the spinal cord from a living frog : it will be that much easier, subsequently, to harm a dog, a chimpanzee – a human. Thus a more humane ethic – a respect for all living things -is desirable not only for the well-being […]