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20 captivating quotes about veganism | One Good India

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There are so many ways to make the world a better place. You can volunteer, donate money to your favourite charities, start your own non-profit, OR you can share vegan quotes on social media! How does that help?

It helps to bring veganism into everyday conversation in a thought-provoking, fun, and light manner.

From historical figures to philosophers, here's 20 powerful quotes about veganism. Let's do some serious inspiring today.


1.“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. I hold that the more helpless a creature the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of humankind.” - Mahatma Gandhi


2.“To face animal suffering is to face our responsibility in their suffering.” - JoAnne McArthur

3.“When you feel the suffering of every living thing in your own heat, that is consciousness.” - Bhagavad Gita


4.“We choose to eat meat and have therefore build slaughterhouses for the animals and hospitals for us.” - Akbarali Jetha


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


6.“The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.” - Leonardo Da Vinci


7.“We all love animals. Why do we call some ‘pets’ and others ‘dinner?’” - K.D. Lang


8.“Please don’t refuse with your eyes what the animals endure with their bodies.” - Shaun Monson


9.“Killing animals for sport, for pleasure, for adventure, and for hides and furs is a phenomena which is at once disgusting and distressing. There is no justification in indulging in such acts of brutality.” - Dalai lama

10.“If people were superior to animals, they’d take good care of them.” - Winnie The Pooh


11.“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


12.“The thinking person must oppose all cruel customs, no matter how deeply rooted in tradition and surrounded by a halo. When we have a choice, we must avoid bringing torment and injury into the life of another.” - Albert Schweitzer


13.“Life is life - whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man’s own advantage.” - Sri Aurobindo


14,“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.” - Leo Tolstoy


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


16.“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

17.“Animal factories are one more sign of the extent to which our technological capacities have advanced faster than our ethics.” - Peter Singer


18.“You can judge a man’s true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.” - Paul McCartney


19.“Animals are my friends and I don’t eat my friends.” - George Bernard Shaw


20.“To avoid causing terror to living beings, let the disciple refrain from eating meat.” - Sidharta Guatama (Budda)

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