Jacques Cousteau garners much of his fame from television specials that showed him diving into the depths of the oceans. He wasn’t just an avid explorer and oceanographer though. Before becoming famous, Cousteau was a French Naval officer. He was a conservationist, inventor, innovator, photographer and author. He had a lust for life that was only surpassed by his love of the oceans.
He was also a man not known to mince words. Here are just a few quotes by the late explorer and scientist to get you off your ass and motivated this Monday morning.