The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.— Albert Einstein
Valuable Vegan quotations
I try to stick to a vegan diet heavy on fruit and vegetables.
People are fed by the food industry, which pays no attention to health, and are treated by the health industry, which pays no attention to food.
The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.
Heaven is by favor; if it were by merit your dog would go in and you would stay out. Of all the creatures ever made (man) is the most detestable. Of the entire brood, he is the only one... that possesses malice. He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain.
Any religion or philosophy which is not based on a respect for life is not a true religion or philosophy.
Alas, what wickedness to swallow flesh into our own flesh, to fatten our greedy bodies by cramming in other bodies, to have one living creature fed by the death of another!
I don't have any understanding of a human being who doesn't respect the beauty of life and that goes for all creatures that have thoughts, feelings and needs.
Vegetarian food leaves a deep impression on our nature.
If the whole world adopts vegetarianism, it can change the destiny of humankind.
The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong with the world.
We torture and kill two billion sentient living beings every week.
10,000 entire species are wiped out every year because of the actions of one, and we are now facing the sixth mass extinction in cosmological history. If any other organism did this, a biologist would consider them a virus.
Animals can't really voice their opinion.
We feel as though we can be on of the spokespeople on their behalf.
I can't think of anything better in the world to be but a vegan.
Basically, the reason I'm vegan is because when I was about 16 or 17 years old, I began to understand that we don't need to contribute to the killing and exploitation of animals to feed our bodies correctly.
I think 'vegan' is a beautiful word. It is more than just a description for our diet. I see it as a visible template for an ethical, healthy, responsible, and rational life. Because it describes our character, it says we do not take the life of another living being to satisfy our wants.
Auschwitz begins wherever someone looks at a slaughterhouse and thinks: they’re only animals.
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be vegetarian.
We feel better about ourselves and better about the animals, knowing we're not contributing to their pain.
Becoming vegan is the most important and direct change we can immediately make to save the planet and its species.
The more animal products you remove from your diet, the better you feel.
The difference between vegetarian and vegan is huge. I feel so much better as a vegan.
My refusing to eat meat occasioned inconveniency, and I have been frequently chided for my singularity. But my light repast allows for greater progress, for greater clearness of head and quicker comprehension.
The meat industry spends hundreds of millions of dollars lying to the public about their product. But no amount of false propaganda can sanitize meat. The facts are absolutely clear: Eating meat is bad for human health, catastrophic for the environment, and a living nightmare for animals
Vegan food is soul food in its truest form.
Soul food means to feed the soul. And, to me, your soul is your intent. If your intent is pure, you are pure.
One day the absurdity of the almost universal human belief in the slavery of other animals will be palpable. We shall then have discovered our souls and become worthier of sharing this planet with them.
Veganism gives us all the opportunity to say what we "stand for" in life- the ideal of healthy, humane living. Add decades to your life, with a clear conscience as a bonus.
The vegan lifestyle is a compassionate way to live that supports life, supports fairness and equality, and promotes freedom.
In 1968, I became a vegetarian after realizing that animals feel afraid, cold, hungry, and unhappy like we do.
We all love animals. Why do we call some 'pets' and others 'dinner?'
Recognize meat for what it really is: the antibiotic- and pesticide-laden corpse of a tortured animal.
Behind every beautiful fur, there is a story. It is a bloody, barbaric story.
Thanksgiving dinner's sad and thankless.
Christmas dinner's dark and blue. When you stop and try to see it From the turkey's point of view.
Poor animals! How jealously they guard their pathetic bodies.
..that which to us is merely an evening's meal, but to them is life itself.
I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.
There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery.
I haven't bought any leather articles for a very long time.
My ideal is to be able to avoid all animal products, in food as well as clothing.
It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.
No animal needs to die in order for me to live. And that makes me feel good.