Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
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.
A human can be healthy without killing animals for food.
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.
Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of 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.
The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
If beef is your idea of 'real food for real people,' you'd better live real close to a real good hospital.
You put a baby in a crib with an apple and a rabbit. If it eats the rabbit and plays with the apple, I'll buy you a new car.
People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times.
The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.
We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
The human body has no more need for cows' milk than it does for dogs' milk, horses' milk, or giraffes' milk.
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 gods created certain kinds of beings to replenish our bodies... they are the trees and the plants and the seeds.
I can't think of anything better in the world to be but a vegan.
The thinking (person) must oppose all cruel customs, no matter how deeply rooted in tradition and surrounded by a halo. When we have a choice, we must avoid bringing torment and injury into the life of another.