Vegetarianism Quotes and Sayings
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
- Paul McCartney
Animals are my friends…and I don’t eat my friends.
- George Bernard Shaw
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 A. Edison
If you love animals called pets, why do you eat animals called dinner?
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
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
~ Samuel Butler
The heart of vegetarians is healed sooner than those of flesh-eaters.
- Virchand Raghavji Gandhi
If you knew how meat was made, you’d probably lose your lunch.
~ K.D. lang
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
We don’t need to eat anyone who would run, swim, or fly away if he could.
~ James Cromwell
Heart attacks… God’s revenge for eating his little animal friends.
Now I can look at you in peace; I don’t eat you any more.
- Franz Kafka
I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.
- Isaac Bashevis
I will not eat anything that walks, runs, skips, hops or crawls. God knows that I’ve crawled on occasion, and I’m glad that no one ate me.
- Alex Poulos
People ear meat and think they will become strong as an ox, forgetting that the ox eats grass.
We all love animals. Why do we call some “pets” and others “dinner?”
Vegetarianism is harmless enough, though it is apt to fill a man with wind and self-righteousness.
- Robert Hutchison
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. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love.
For the most part, we carnivores do not eat other carnivores. We prefer to eat our vegetarian friends.
Keep calm and become vegetarian.
The human body has no more need for cows’ milk than it does for dogs’ milk, horses’ milk, or giraffes’ milk.
- Michael Klaper
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
A vegetarian is a person who won’t eat anything that can have children.
- David Brenner
I eat everything that nature voluntarily gives: fruits, vegetables, and the products of plants. But I ask you to spare me what animals are forced to surrender: meat, milk, and cheese.
To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being. The more helpless the creature, the more it is entitled to protection by man from the cruelty of man.
- Mahatma Gandhi