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40 Famous Vegan Quotes

List of 40 Famous Vegan Quotes Which Can Teach, Inspire and Motivate People:

#1 “I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.” – Abraham Lincoln

#2 “It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence a lot of mankind.” – Albert Einstein

#3 “Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.” -Albert Einstein

#4 “Okay, you know how you only use ten percent of your brain? That’s because the other 90 percent is filled with curds and whey.” – Todd Ingram

#5 “Our task must be to free ourselves . . . by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.”- Albert Einstein

#6 “Cows’ milk protein may be the single most significant chemical carcinogen to which humans are exposed.” – T. Colin Campbell

#7 “You are what you eat.” — American proverb

#8 “The difference in mind between man and the higher animals, great as it is, certainly is one of degree and not of kind.” – Charles Darwin

#9 “There is no fundamental difference between man and the higher animals in their mental faculties… The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery.” – Charles Darwin

#10 “The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.” – Charles Darwin

#11 “People think of animals as if they were vegetables, and that is not right. We have to change the way people think about animals. I encourage the Tibetan people and all people to move toward a vegetarian diet that doesn’t cause suffering.” – The Dalai Lama

#12 “A vegetarian is a person who won’t eat anything that can have children.” – David Brenner

#13 “Animals are my friends… and I don’t eat my friends.” – George Bernard Shaw

#14 “If you visit the killing floor of a slaughterhouse, it will brand your soul for life.” – Howard Lyman

#15 “As long as people will shed the blood of innocent creatures there can be no peace, no liberty, no harmony between people. Slaughter and justice cannot dwell together.” – Isaac Bashevis Singer

#16 “Even in the worm that crawls in the earth there glows a divine spark. When you slaughter a creature, you slaughter God.” – Isaac Bashevis Singer

#17 “We don’t need to eat anyone who would run, swim, or fly away if he could.” – James Cromwell

#18 “We all love animals. Why do we call some “pets” and others “dinner”?” – K.D Lang

#19 “I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.” – A. Whitney Brown

#20 “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. And to act so is immoral.” – Leo Tolstoy

#21 “One day the world will look upon research upon animals as it now looks upon research on human beings.” – Leonardo da Vinci

#22 “The time will come when men will look on the murder of animals as they now look on the murder of men.” – Leonardo da Vinci

#23 “Truly man is the king of beasts, for his brutality exceeds them. We live by the death of others. We are burial places.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

#24 “It ill becomes us to invoke in our daily prayers the blessings of God, the Compassionate, if we, in turn, will not practice elementary compassion towards our fellow creatures.” – Mahatma Gandhi

#25 “To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being. I should be unwilling to take the life of a lamb for the sake of the human body.” – Mahatma Gandhi

#26 “I think if you want to eat more meat you should kill it yourself and eat it raw so that you are not blinded by the hypocrisy of having it processed for you.” – Margi Clark

#27 “There is no substitute for mother’s milk.” – Martin H. Fischer

#28 “If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.” – Paul McCartney

#29 “The Gods created certain kinds of beings to replenish our bodies; they are the trees and the plants and the seeds.” – Plato

#30 “You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

#31 “For the most part, we carnivores do not eat other carnivores. We prefer to eat our vegetarian friends.” – Robert Brault

#32 “Man is the only animal that can remain on the friendly terms with victims he intends to eat until he eats them.” – Samuel Butler

#33 “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.” – Thomas Edison

#34 ”May all that have life be delivered from suffering.” – Gautama Buddha

#35 ”For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love.” – Pythagoras

#36 ”We don’t need to eat anyone who would run, swim, or fly away if he could.” – James Cromwell 

#37 ”Could you look an animal in the eyes and say to it, ‘My appetite is more important than your suffering’?” – Moby

#38 ”We are, quite literally, gambling with the future of our planet – for the sake of hamburgers.” – Peter Singer

#39 ”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.” – Harvey Diamond

#40 ”It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.” – Joaquin Phoenix

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