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The first time I ever had the opportunity to dive on the Great Barrier Reef, it was while filming 'Oceans Deadliest' with Steve Irwin. I remember just how awestruck I was by its beauty.


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Usually, when I walk on a wire, I inspect the anchor point on both sides before crossing.
PHILIPPE PETIT
[Rebel leader Guy Philippe threatened late Wednesday to send his forces after Aristide, The Associat...
GUY PHILIPPE
There were breakdowns, but everybody has a job to do. I didn't stop the puck and I'll take the blame...
PHILIPPE SAUVE
If we go on the way we have, the fault is our greed and if we are not willing to change, we will dis...
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
A lot of people attack the sea, I make love to it.
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
I believe that national sovereignties will shrink in the face of universal interdependence.
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
The fact that I stay anonymous means I can exhibit wherever I want. No one knows my name, so it'...
JR
A really important point for me is that I don't use any brand or corporate sponsors. So I have n...
JR
I started when I was 15 years old. And at that time, I was not thinking about changing the world, I ...
JR
A bully is a coward turned inside out.
JR
Even when I do really big pieces, I do them strips by strips - so you have to paste, you have to inv...
JR
For me, the gallery legitimates the art production and helps build collections. I don't think an...
JR
The Internet doesn't always play a great role for art, especially art in the street, as people t...
JR
I am an all-surface wallpaper man that retired to become a printer.
JR
Most of the time, people look at a piece of art online when it is just a few blocks from their house...
JR
The beauty of an art project is that you cannot always measure the impact, but one day it can become...
JR
I grew up in the suburbs, a calm suburb, without tension, with working-class and middle-class people...
JR
There were miracles long before Christianity.
JR
Art is not supposed to change the world, to change practical things, but to change perceptions. Art ...
JR
At the base of the eyelash is an invisible mite. Ask not what your mite can do for you but what you ...
JR
Art is not meant to change the world.
JR
If you give me Times Square, I want to give it back to the people.
JR
The United States has practiced nuclear blackmail for many decades.
JR
The more social media we have, the more we think we're connecting, yet we are really disconnecti...
JR
My parents were born abroad. I was born in France, but I feel comfortable everywhere - I don't s...
JR
The city's the best gallery I could imagine. I would never have to make a book and then present ...
JR
I should never impose an image forever. I like how ephemeral it can be.
JR
When I was little, I didn't really travel - from the suburbs to Paris was already a journey. I h...
JR
I want to create the largest-ever participatory art project and highlight the concept of Shadow Phil...
JR
There's a woman in China having a baby every 6 minutes. They're trying to find her to stop her.
JR
With 'Inside Out,' no matter how good the photo or how big the pasting, people will like it ...
JR
When you're in New York, people don't say, 'We're happy you came to New York.' I...
JR
With humour, there is life.
JR
Can art change the world? Maybe... we should change the question: Can art change people's lives?
JR
If there's one thing I've always taken care of with my work, it's that it's never an...
JR
What we see changes who we are.
JR
Art is not meant to change the world, but when you see people interacting, when you see an impact on...
JR
Capitalism is glorified institutionalized street crime.
JR
From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has o...
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that de...
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity.
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
No aquarium, no tank in a marine land, however spacious it may be, can begin to duplicate the condit...
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you ...
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
The awareness of our environment came progressively in all countries with different outlets.
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
To yackety-yak about the past is for me time lost. Every morning I wake up saying, 'I'm still alive ...
JACQUES-YVES COUSTEAU
What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature,...
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a liter...
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
Farming as we do it is hunting, and in the sea we act like barbarians.
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to real...
JACQUES-YVES COUSTEAU
The reason I love the sea I cannot explain -- it's physical. When you dive you begin to feel like an...
JACQUES-YVES COUSTEAU
Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
I am not a scientist. I am, rather, an impresario of scientists.
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
Man, of all the animals, is probably the only one to regard himself as a great delicacy.
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
However fragmented the world, however intense the national rivalries, it is an inexorable fact that ...
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human be...
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU
When one man, for whatever reason, has the opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no righ...
JACQUES YVES COUSTEAU