"To learn, among other satirical lessons, that most of the time humans are Yahoos." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
"Effective condemnation of modem civilization, written in an ironic vein." - Mahatma Gandhi
Mark Twain recommended this book in a letter.
"I was 11 when I read it and it encouraged me to believe the world was large, fascinating, and with incredibly interesting creatures in it!" - Alice Walker
"One of the books I would like to take with me to Purgatory." - Winston Churchill