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.— Wendell Berry
Perspective Vegan Health quotations
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.
I can't think of anything better in the world to be but a vegan.
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.
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
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.
Behind every beautiful fur, there is a story. It is a bloody, barbaric story.
We all love animals. Why do we call some 'pets' and others 'dinner?'
It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.
My best year of track competition was the first year I ate a vegan diet.
If you visit the killing floor of a slaughterhouse, it will brand your soul for life.
In their behavior toward creatures, all men are Nazis.
Human beings see oppression vividly when they're the victims. Otherwise they victimize blindly and without a thought.
If vegetarians eat vegetables, what do humanitarians eat
We are, quite literally, gambling with the future of our planet- for the sake of hamburgers
If you could see or feel the suffering you wouldn't think twice. Give back life. Don't eat meat.
When people ask me why I don't eat meat or any other animal products, I say, 'Because they are unhealthy and they are the product of a violent and inhumane industry.'
Men hunt I think maybe because they have something wrong with their own equipment and they need something else to shoot.
If a kid ever realized what was involved in factory farming, they would never touch meat again.
The gods created certain kinds of beings to replenish our bodies.
.. they are the trees and the plants and the seeds.
If you step back and look at the data, the optimum amount of red meat you eat should be zero.
Could you look an animal in the eyes and say to it, 'My appetite is more important than your suffering'?
Nobody really needs a mink coat... Except the mink.
Awareness is bad for the meat business.
Conscience is bad for the meat business. Sensitivity to life is bad for the meat business. DENIAL, however, the meat business finds indispensable.
I sometimes think, would I drink the milk from the breast of a woman I don't know? No. So I think, why would I drink it from a cow?
The standard four food groups are based on American agricultural lobbies.
Why do we have a milk group? Because we have a National Dairy Council. Why do we have a meat group? Because we have an extremely powerful meat lobby.
The really great thing about my shoe store is that there's not one dead animal in it.
My perspective of veganism was most affected by learning that the veal calf is a by-product of dairying, and that in essence there is a slice of veal in every glass of what I had thought was an innocuous white liquid - milk.
What is it that should trace the insuperable line? .
..The question is not, Can they reason? nor Can they talk? but, Can they suffer?
May all that have life be delivered from suffering.
People get offended by animal rights campaigns.
It's ludicrous. It's not as bad as mass animal death in a factory.
I became a vegetarian out of compassion for animals and to live as healthy as possible. I realized soon after that I was truly concerned with nonviolent consumption and my own health, a vegan diet was the best decision.
I don't eat meat, fish, or eggs. I was never a big meat-eater, but I've got more energy now.
I think there's something odd about eating another living anything.
Animal factories are one more sign of the extent to which our technological capacities have advanced faster than our ethics.