In Other’s Words — Vegan Quotes

Tonights post is a short compilation of vegan quotes I find thought-provoking. I hope you enjoy them too.

  • "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, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other." ~Excerpt from Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  • "I do not see any reason why animals should be slaughtered to serve as human diet when there are so many substitutes. After all, man can live without meat." ~ Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
  • "We got hooked on grain-fed meat just as we got hooked on gas guzzling automobiles. Big cars made sense only when oil was cheap; grain-fed meat makes sense only because the true costs of producing it are not counted." ~ Excerpt from Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappe
  • "The time will come when men such as I will look on the murder of animals as they now look on the murder of men." ~Leonardo da Vinci
  • "Suppose food were distributed equally. If everyone in the world ate as Americans do, less than half the present world population could be fed on the record harvests of 1985 and 1986. Of course, everyone doesn't have to eat like Americans. About a third of the world grain harvest -- the staples of the human feeding base -- is fed to animals to produce eggs, milk, and meat for American-style diets. Wouldn't feeding that grain directly to people solve the problem? If everyone were willing to eat an essentially vegetarian diet, that additional grain would allow perhaps a billion more people to be fed with 1986 production." ~ Excerpt from The Population Explosion by Paul and Anne Ehrlich
  • "Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet." ~Albert Einstein

Perhaps these thoughts are all overshadowed by Homer Simpson's philosophy. (The Simpsons is an animated sitcom created by Matt Groening.)

  • All normal people love meat. If I went to a barbeque and there was no meat, I would say, "Yo Goober! Where's the meat?" I'm trying to impress people here, Lisa. You don't win friends with salad. ~ Homer Simpson

4 Comments

  1. Jul Saturday, February 23, 2008
  2. lane Saturday, February 23, 2008
  3. Lisa Wednesday, February 27, 2008
  4. Lane Thursday, February 28, 2008

Add Comment

Get Vegan Bits in your email!

Get Vegan Bits in your email!

Subscribe to Vegan Bits right now. Get news and updates right in your email. We promise we will never spam you.

You have Successfully Subscribed!