Vegan Quotes

We Are Human Animals Evolving ~ Therefore We Are Vegan!

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“Any serious social, political, and economic change must include Veganism.”

~ Professor Gary L. Francione

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“I have come to the conclusion that the most intelligent decision I have ever made was to become Vegan!”

~21st Century Human Animal

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“I am what I am~that is part of my evolution. What you perceive me as~that is part of your evolution.”

~ Unknown Human Animal

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“The soul is the same in all living creatures although the body of each is different.”

~ Hippocrates

"There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart... pursue those." ~Jeremy Taylor

“There were no Slaughterhouses in the Garden of Eden.”

~Unknown Human Animal

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“There are many things in life that will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart… pursue those.”

~ Jeremy Taylor

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Humanity’s true moral test, its fundamental test, consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals”

~ Milan Kundera, “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”

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“Anyone who cares about the Earth – really cares – must stop eating animals.”

~ Linda McCartney
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“We must not refuse to see with our eyes what they must endure with their bodies.”

~ Gretchen Wyler

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“I don’t feel superior because I’m vegan. The truth is… I am vegan because I don’t feel superior to others.”

~ Michele McCowan

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“All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.”

~ Arthur Schopenhauer

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“Thou shalt not kill” does not apply to murder of one’s own kind only, but to all living beings; and this Commandment was inscribed in the human breast long before it was proclaimed from Sinai.”

~ Leo Tolstoy

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“We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.”

~ Benjamin Franklin

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“My life is my message.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

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“If we do not want to be pained by anybody we must not pain anybody; and how can man consider himself humane if he wants to live at the cost of others… I would, therefore, say that for no reason whatsoever, except in self-defence, should one think of killing any animal.”

~ Morarji Desai, Prime Minister (India: 1977-79)

Everything Begins and ENDS on Your Plate!

“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” 

~ Chrissie Hynde “The Pretenders”

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“Anyone who has accustomed himself to regard the life of any living creature as worthless is in danger of arriving also at the idea of worthless human lives.”

~ Albert Schweitzer

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“Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.”

~ Ron Wild

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“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.”

~ John Cage

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“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”

~Jack Kerouac

Veganism! Vegans Love ALL Life!

“Some days the nicest thing to be said about human animals is their cognitive dissonance never ceases to amaze! Love LIFE? Not Vegan?”

~21st Century Human Animal

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“The most violent weapon on earth is the table fork.”

~Mahatma Gandhi

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“Life is life’s greatest gift. Guard the life of another creature as you would your own because it is your own.”

~Lloyd Biggle Jr.

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“There will come a time when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look on the murder of men.”

~ Leonardo da Vinci

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“Common sense is not so common.”

~ Voltaire

“Do you ever get the feeling, while observing other species, that human animals may be the least evolved of them all?”

~ 21st Century Human Animal

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“For the sake of some little mouthful of flesh, we deprive a soul of the sun and light and of that proportion of life and time it had been born into the world to enjoy.”

~ Plutarch

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“I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals.”

~ Henry David Thoreau

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“We have enslaved the rest of animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.”

~ William Ralph Inge

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

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.”

~ George Orwell [Love Nonhuman Animals?]

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“The awful wrongs and sufferings forced upon the innocent, helpless, faithful animal race form the blackest chapter in the whole world’s history.”

~ Edward Freeman

Make The Connection!

“Few is the number who think with their own minds and feel with their own hearts.”

~ Albert Einstein

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“We have all heard of the web of life. The way we live threatens to trap us in a web of death.”

~ Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary General

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“The question is not, Can they reason? nor Can they talk? but, Can they suffer?”

~ Jeremy Bentham

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“Why should man expect his prayer for mercy to be heard by what is above him, when he shows no mercy to what is under him?”

~ Pierre Troubetzkoy

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“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”

~ Dr. Seuss (The Lorax)

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“The more red meat and blood we eat, the more bloodthirsty we get, the more violent we get. The more vegetarian food we eat, the more peace is taken into us.”

~ Ziggy Marley

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“Welfarism… kinda like being a feminist and thinking domestic violence is fine in moderation.”

~ Ali Pester @AliAliAliP

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“How did we ever think we could create and consume death and LIVE!?”

~ 21st Century Human Animal

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“Take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”

~ Elie Wiesel, Concentration Camp Survivor

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“Auschwitz begins whenever someone looks at a slaughterhouse and thinks: They are only animals.”

~ Theodor Adorno

Nonhuman Animal Holocaust!

“When we are no longer able to change a situation — we are challenged to change ourselves.”

~Dr. Viktor E. Frankl, Holocaust Survivor

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“If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.”

~Alan K. Simpson

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“If not Vegan, the very least one can do is stop professing to be an animal lover!”

~ 21st Century Human Animal

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“Custom will reconcile people to any atrocity.”

~ George Bernard Shaw

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“Whatever is fed to the body is fed to the brain, this must explain why 85% are insane!”

~ Labtekwon: Labteknology Volume 4: Nile Child – King Of Kings

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“The animal shall not be measured by man. In a world older and more complete than ours, they move finished and complete, gifted with extension of the senses we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear. They are not brethren; they are not underlings; they are other nations, caught with ourselves in the net of life and time, fellow prisoners of the splendor and travail of the earth.”

~ Henry Beston

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“Now I can look at you in peace; I don’t eat you any more.”

~ Franz Kafka

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“People must have renounced, it seems to me, all natural intelligence to dare to advance that animals are but animated machines…. It appears to me, besides, that [such people] can never have observed with attention the character of animals, not to have distinguished among them the different voices of need, of suffering, of joy, of pain, of love, of anger, and of all their affections. It would be very strange that they should express so well what they could not feel. ”

~ Voltaire

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“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.”

~ Albert Einstein

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“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.”

~ Pythagoras

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“Think of the BILLIONS who are enslaved, exploited, and murdered for convenience and profit that cannot Occupy any street

— let them Occupy your Heart!”

~ 21st Century Human Animal

Think of the BILLIONS who are enslaved, exploited, and murdered for convenience and profit that cannot Occupy ANY Street. Let them occupy your heart! ~VZ

Commodification: Act of converting — manipulating, maligning, malforming — a living being, a principle, or our natural environment into an object, to be exchanged or consumed in order to make a profit/gain… a means to an END!

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“We are sick of war, we don’t want to fight, And yet we gorge ourselves upon the dead.”

~George Bernard Shaw

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“As long as there are slaughterhouses, there will be battlefields.”

~ Leo Tolstoy

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“I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.”

~ Stephen Grellet

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“Nothing can be more shocking and horrid than one of our kitchens sprinkled with blood, and abounding with the cries of expiring victims or with the limbs of dead animals scattered or hung up here and there.”

~ Alexandre Pope, The Guardian, May 21, 1713

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“In all the round world there is no meat. There used to be. But now we cannot stand the thought of slaughterhouses.”

~ H.G. Wells, “Utopia”

In all the world there are no slaughterhouses!

Love the animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled.”

~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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“What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.”

~ Emerson EARTHLINGS.com

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“The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence that it is not utterly absurd; indeed, in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more often likely to be foolish than sensible.”

~ Bertrand Russell

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“We manage to swallow flesh, only because we do not think of the cruel and sinful thing we do.”

~ Rabinadranath Tagore, Glimpses of Bengal Letters (1894)

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“Once a vegan, we are always so, because our motivation is not personal and self-oriented, but is based on concern for others and on our undeniable interconnectedness with other living beings.”

~ Dr. Will Tuttle WorldPeaceDiet.com

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“The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.”

~ Charles Darwin

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“To become vegetarian is to step into the stream which leads to nirvana.”

~ Buddha

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“I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.”

~ Frank Lloyd Wright

1000 Words Why Vegan!

Vegan Zeitgeist always assumes that healthy, progressive, and informed human animals are acutely aware that to enslave, exploit, and/or murder any sentient being, for any reason, is the most grievous act against LIFE, and the antithesis of Peace, Freedom, and Justice!

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