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
Stunning Vegetarian 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.
You can't make people change, but the organizers of WorldFest hope that people consider being vegetarian for both moral and health reasons
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.
Children who grow up getting nutrition from plant foods rather than meats have a tremendous health advantage. They are less likely to develop weight problems, diabetes, high blood pressure and some forms of cancer
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?'
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
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.'
If you could see or feel the suffering you wouldn't think twice. Give back life. Don't eat meat.
Men hunt I think maybe because they have something wrong with their own equipment and they need something else to shoot.
The gods created certain kinds of beings to replenish our bodies.
.. they are the trees and the plants and the seeds.
If a kid ever realized what was involved in factory farming, they would never touch meat again.
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'?
I don't understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced vegetarian diet is considered drastic, while it is medically conservative to cut people open and put them on cholesterol lowering drugs for the rest of their lives.
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.
Every time we sit down to eat, we make a choice.
Please choose vegetarianism. Do it for animals. Do it for the environment and do it for your health.
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.
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?
Killing an animal to make a coat is sin. It wasn't meant to be, and we have no right to do it.
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.