Animal Abuse Quotes, Sayings about animal cruelty

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

No one in the world needs a mink coat but a mink.
– Murray Banks

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
Mahatma Gandhi

Deer hunting would be fine sport, if only the deer had guns.
– William S. Gilbert

I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it’s such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
– Ellen DeGeneres

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.
– Anatole France

Animals should not require our permission to live on earth. Animals were given the right to be here long before we arrived.

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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

When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning.
– Marv Levy

If slaughterhouses had glass walls, we would all be vegetarian.
– Paul McCartney

If you want to test cosmetics, why do it on some poor animal who hasn’t done anything? They should use prisoners who have been convicted of murder or rape instead. So, rather than seeing if perfume irritates a bunny rabbit’s eyes, they should throw it in Charles Manson’s eyes and ask him if it hurts.
– Ellen DeGeneres

Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals. He sets them to work, he gives back to them the bare minimum that will prevent them from starving, and the rest he keeps for himself.
George Orwell

Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.
Albert Schweitzer

Only if we understand… can we care. Only if we care…we will help. Only if we help… shall they be saved.

All creatures are deserving of a life free from fear and pain.

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When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.

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

I have always felt that the way we treat animals is a pretty good indicator of the compassion we are capable of for the human race.
– Ali McGraw

Our treatment of animals will someday be considered barbarous. There cannot be perfect civilization until man realizes that the rights of every living creature are as sacred as his own.
– Dr. David Starr Jordan

When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when the tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
George Bernard Shaw

If you don’t like pictures of animal cruelty being posted on social media, you need to help stop the cruelty, not the pictures. You should be bothered that its happening, not that you saw it.
– Marie Sarantakis

Know that the same spark of life that is within you, is within all of our animal friends, the desire to live is the same within all of us.

We have more to learn from animals than animals have to learn from us.

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

When man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard.
– Native American (Lakota) Proverb

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Concern for animals is a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done.
– Harriet Beecher Stowe

Murderers … very often start out by killing and torturing animals as kids.
– Robert K. Ressler

A good deed done to an animal is as meritorious as a good deed done to a human being, while an act of cruelty to an animal is a bad as an act of cruelty to a human being.
– Prophet Mohammed

He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
– Immanuel Kant

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

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