The vegan lifestyle is a compassionate way to live that supports life, supports fairness and equality, and promotes freedom.
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
Meat is a wasteful use of water and creates a lot of greenhouse gases. It puts enormous pressure on the world's resources. A vegetarian diet is better.
Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
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.
It occurred to me that I just didn't see how I could go ahead and continue to eat meat. It just seemed so... cannibalistic to me. And so, I'm a vegetarian, and I have been ever since.
There's no doubt in my mind that going vegetarian has made me feel better not only physically, but also because I learned about the suffering of animals who are raised and killed for food. I feel good knowing that I'm not contributing to that.
It's the 21st century. It's healthier for us, better for the environment and certainly kinder to be a vegetarian.
Thousands of animals (now billions) are butchered every day without a shadow of remorse. It cries vengeance upon all the human race.
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
Animals can't really voice their opinion. We feel as though we can be on of the spokespeople on their behalf.
If we suffer in the sufferings of others and feel happy in the happiness of others, we are loving God.
Truly man is the king of beasts, for his brutality exceeds them. We live by the death of others. We are burial places.
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
My biggest dream in the world is for everyone to become vegetarian, so there won't be any more suffering.
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 know, in my soul, that to eat a creature who is raised to be eaten, and who never has a chance to be a real being, is unhealthy. It's like...you're just eating misery. You're eating a bitter life.
A human being has been given an intellect to make choices, and we know there are other food sources that do not require the killing of a creature that would protest being killed.
My wife actually got worried about my drinking so much regular milk, you know, so she got me into rice milk and now soy milk, which I greatly enjoy. A soy mocha's a fine thing.
We cannot have peace among men whose hearts find delight in killing any living creature.
Being vegan helped me realize I can say and do what I believe is right. That's powerful.
The steam of meat darkens the light of the spirit...One hardly can have virtue when one enjoys meat meals and feasts.
Behind every beautiful fur, there is a story. It is a bloody, barbaric story.
I stopped eating beef at 13 and stopped eating all meat a few years ago. I would feel guilty that what was on my plate was walking around yesterday. Either I could live with that or stop eating meat. I choose the latter, and I'm happier for it.
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