Prince Philip

(Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh)

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Everybody was saying we must have more leisure. Now they are complaining they are unemployed. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
For conservation to be successful it is necessary to take into consideration that it is a characteristic of man that he can only be relied upon to do anything consistently which is in his own interest. He may have occasional fits of conscience and moral rectitude but otherwise his actions are governed by self-interest. It follows then that whatever the moral reasons for conservation it will only be achieved by the inducement of profit or pleasure. Environment & Environmentalism
I gone on for years about the importance of thinking about the long term in relation to the environmental damage, climate change, and everything else because we don’t want to hand on an increasingly dysfunctional world to our grandchildren and I do not want to be confronted by my future grandchild saying, “Well why didn’t you do something?” Environment & Environmentalism
If you stay here much longer, you'll all get slitty-eyed Minorities & Women
There is much concern these days about the taking of wild animals for sport, but against that must be placed the protection given to wild habitats and many other wild species in the process of keeping game … as with everything in nature, it is all a question of balance and this balance can only be achieved by knowledge and understanding … Parks & Recreation
A gun is no more dangerous than a cricket bat in the hands of a madman.
I don't think a prostitute is more moral than a wife, but they are doing the same thing.
The man who invented the red carpet needed his head examined.
We don't come to Canada for our health. We can think of other ways of enjoying ourselves. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife. Families, Children & Parenting