• Mostly, I make sure to stay keenly aware of my own shortcomings so that I am more patient with others. It can be hard to see a friend order a cow-milk latte when almond or soy milk is available, knowing that the friend knows what dairy cows go through, how they mourn their babies, who have been carted off to veal crates so that we can steal their milk.

    "Animal Advocate and Author Karen Dawn: The Welfare of Animals and the Earth". Interview with Barbi Twins, January 27, 2015.