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 love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.
We all love animals. Why do we call some 'pets' and others 'dinner?'
I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.
The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
Vegetarian food leaves a deep impression on our nature. If the whole world adopts vegetarianism, it can change the destiny of humankind.
Behind every beautiful fur, there is a story. It is a bloody, barbaric story.
I am very proud of the fact that 20 years on people tell me they became a vegetarian as a result of 'Meat is Murder'. “I think that is quite literally rock music changing someone's life - it's certainly changing the life of animals. It is one of the things I am most proud of.
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.
Every time we go by KFC, my kids ask me to honk and they yell 'Boo' out the window.
Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.
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.
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other.
There is nothing more 'elitist' than thinking our palate
pleasure can ever justify a second of suffering or
a single death. Please go vegan.
If you could see or feel the suffering you wouldn't think twice. Give back life. Don't eat meat.
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.
Any religion or philosophy which is not based on a respect for life is not a true religion or philosophy.
We are sick of war, we don't want to fight, And yet we gorge ourselves upon the dead.
Nothing's changed my life more. I feel better about myself as a person, being conscious and responsible for my actions and I lost weight and my skin cleared up and I got bright eyes and I just became stronger and healthier and happier. Can't think of anything better in the world to be but be vegan.
We consume the carcasses of creatures of like appetites, passions and organs with our own, and fill the slaughterhouses daily with screams of pain and fear.
The assumption that animals are without rights, and the illusion that our treatment of them has no moral significance, is a positively outrageous example of Western crudity and barbarity. Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
The gods created certain kinds of beings to replenish our bodies... they are the trees and the plants and the seeds.
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