In summer the empire of insects spreads.
We’re organisms; we’re conceived, we’re born, we live, we die, and we decay. But as we decay we feed the world of the living: plants and bugs and bacteria.
Ants make up two-thirds of the biomass of all the insects. There are millions of species of organisms and we know almost nothing about them.
Eating insects is good for the environment and balanced diets.
I'm always very interested in breeding. Raising cacti is breeding. My lotus plant collection is breeding. The insects are breeding.
I'm a fly fisherman. I make flies. They're imitations of insects at different stages in their development.
One of the really remarkably beneficial aspects of genetic engineering is that much of the previous methodology for controlling pests and so forth is through chemicals that affect a very broad spectrum of insects, for example, or fungicides that control fungi.
I do not knowingly kill any living thing - including insects or rodents - and I thank my food for sustaining me.
I was so intrigued by insects and things that crawled or flew - I could spend hours by myself in a vacant lot.
My 10th Sonata is a sonata of insects. Insects are born from the sun... they are the sun's kisses.
I've always felt that specialization is best left to the insects.