There are some quotes that are powerful enough to change your whole outlook on life...
Here are 250 vegan quotes that will inspire you to go vegan...
Could you look an animal in the eyes and say to it, 'My appetite is more important than your suffering'?
The question is not, Can they reason? Nor, Can they talk? but, Can they suffer?
Please don't refuse with your eyes what the animals endure with their bodies.
Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.
When we eat factory-farmed meat we live, literally, on tortured flesh. Increasingly, that tortured flesh is becoming our own.
When I see bacon, I see a pig, I see a little friend, and that's why I can't eat it. Simple as that.
You either approve of violence or you don't, and nothing on earth is more violent or extreme than the meat industry.
We all love animals. Why do we call some 'pets' and others 'dinner'?
Auschwitz begins wherever someone looks at a slaughterhouse and thinks: they're only animals.
Once you become a vegan, the food of the world opens up to you.
To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious that that of a human being.
Eating for me is how you proclaim your beliefs three times a day. That is why all religions have rules about eating. Three times a day, I remind myself that I value life and do not want to cause pain to or kill other living beings. That is why I eat trhe way I do
Behind every beautiful fur, there is a story. It is a bloody, barbaric story.
We don't need to eat anyone who would run, swim, or fly away if he could.
When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.
Mainly I'm a vegan because I like animals, and I don't want to be involved in their suffering. Also it's better for my health and for the environment.
Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
The point at which society moves towards our views is a point where we are significaly closer to the vegan world we are all working toward.
Being vegan is not always easy and accessible. But it's a way of life and makes me a as a person feel really good and physically look better.
Every time we go by KFC, my kids ask me to honk and they yell 'Boo' out the window.
I've been an animal rights activist and a vegan for 28 years. The entire time, I've asked myself: How do I best advance an animal rights agenda?
You cannot live a nonviolent life as long as you are consuming violence. Please consider going vegan.
Part of my becoming a vegetarian was that I would look at my burger, then look at my dogs, and I wasn't able to see a difference.
I'm pretty healthy so I think that helps a lot. I've been that way for a long time - 20 solid years of eating vegetarian / vegan and taking care of myself. That probably helps the preservation process.
I abhor vivisection with my whole soul. All the scientific discoveries stained with innocent blood I count as of no consequence.
We don't need to eat anyone who would run, swim, or fly away if he could.
It's not a diet. It's not a phase. It's a permanent Lifestyle.
McDonald#s announced that it's onsidering a more humane way of slaughtering its animals. You know they fatten them up and then kill hem. You know the same thing they do their customers, isn't it?
My fridge is really just evegan: coconut water, Gatorade (my favourite!), cucumbers, mint, kale, vegetables, ginger and wheat grass.
A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred o him, tha of plnts and animals as that of his fellow men,and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help.
When we kill animals o eat them they end up killing us because their flesh... was never intended for human beings, who are naturally herbivores.
It is found easier by the short-sighted victims of disease, to palliate theirtorments by medicine, than to preven them by regimen.
Being vegan is not just a metter of being 'kind' to animals. FIrst and foremos, i is a matter of being just and observing our moral obligatonto not tret other sentient bengs as things.
Now I can look at you in peak; I don't eat you any more.
Franz Kafka, famous surrealist fiction writer, was vegetarian.
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.
I thought a vegan diet would be too difficult being on the road so much, but it's been far easier than I thought.
I dream of a vegan world - that's where I want everything to go.
As long as people will shed the blood of innocent creatures there can be no peace, no liberty, no harmony between people. Slaughter and justice cannot dwell together.
Being vegan provides us with the peace of knowing that we are no longer participants in the hideous violence that is animal exploitation.
Ayone 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.
The really great thing about my shoe store is that there's not one dead animal in it.
Daughter of Paul McCartney Stella McCartney is an animal rights activist and fashion designer.
When I tell people tht I'm vegan, the first question asked is, "How do you get enough protein?" This immediately tells me that they are uneducated and know little or nothing about nutrition.
Eating meat is the most disgusting thing I can think of. It's ike biting into your grandmother.
Being a vegan just helps me build up my self-esteem. I feel good about it every time I eat a meal.
Cruelty is one fashion statement we can all do without.
I can't think of anything better in the world to be but a vegan.
People are fed by the food industry, which pays no attention to health, and are treated by the health industry, which pays no attention to food.
Whenhumans act with cruelty we characterize them as animals, yet the only animal tht displays cruelty is humanity.
Animals are my friends. And I don't eat my friends.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
May all that have life be delivered from suffering.
Vegan food is sould food in its truest form. SOuld food means to feed the sould. And, to me, your soul is your intent. If your intent is pure, you are pure.
There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, hapiness, and misery.
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be vegetarian. We feel better about ourselves and better about the animals, knowing we're not contrbuting to their pain.
If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.
Being vegan doesn't make you a stronger, better athlete. But it allows you to make yourself a stronger, better athlete.
Earth was created for all of us, not some of us.
In their behabior towards creatures, all men are Nazis. Human beings see oppression vividly when they'rethe victims. Otherwise they victimize blindy and without a thought.
We consume the carcasses of creatures of like appetites, passions and organs with our own, and fill the slaughterhouses daily with screams of pain and fear.
Any serious social, political and economic change must include Veganism.
If a robin redbreast in a cage puts all heaven in a rage, how feels heaven when dies the billionth battery hen?
Animals don't have a voice, but I do. A loud one. A big f***g mouth. My voice is for them. And I'll never shut up while they suffer.
I am a vegan out of my love and respect for animals, as well as respect for myself.
In every respect, vegans appear to enjoy equal or better health in comparison to both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.
I have no doubt that is part of the destiny of the human race in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals.
I have been following a vegan diet now since the 1980s, and find it not only healthier but also much more attractive than the chunks of meat that were on my plate as a child.
We manage to swallow flesh, only because we do not think of the cruel and sinful thing we do.
I think there's something odd about eating another living anything.
Cows' milk protein may be the single most siginificant chemical cacinogen to which humans are exposed.
Veganism is not about how hard it is for you. It's about every animal's right not to be used as a slave.
Love the animals. God has given them rudiments of thought and joy untroubled. Don't trouble it, don't harass them, don't deprive them of their happiness, don't work against God's intent.
Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
We do not need to eat animals, wear animals, or use animals for entertainment purposes, and our only defense of these uses is our pleasure, amusement and convenience.
Be a shining role model of the best qualities humane eating embodies: caring, compassion, and empathy.
Someone said to me "How's your rabbit food?" I said "Fine... How's your vulture food?"
I try stick to a vegan diet heavy on fruit and vegetables.
I look forward to the day when animals will have their right to run if they have legs, swim if they have finds, and fly if they have wings.
Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.
The most violent weapon on earth is the table fork
The soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body of each is different.
I personally chose to go vegan because I educated myself on factory farmign and cruelty to animals, and I suddently realized that what was on my plate were living things, with feelings. And I just couldn't disconnect myself from it any longer.
There is something about veganism that is not easy, but the difficulty is not inherent in veganism but in our culture.
If a lobster didn't look like a sci-fi monster, people would be less able to drop him alive into boiling water.
Although man has included meat in his diet for thousands of years, his anatomy and physiology, and the chemistry of his digestive juices are still unmistakably those of a frugivorous animal.
There's no question that the number one contributor to climate change is livestock production. The quickest way to make an effect i to immediately start on a vegan diet.
It's pretty amazing to wake up every morning, knowing that every decision I make is to cause as little harm as possible. It's a pretty fantastic way to live.
Cheap meat is the problem. The answer is to replace meat recipes with vegan meals.
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.
Cruelty might be very human, and it might be cultural, but it's not acceptable.
The human body has no more need for cows' milk that in it does for dogs' milk, horses' milk or giraffes' milk.
I;m a vegan. It makes me feel really good and bright.
Lea Michele is a singer, actor and author
Our task must be to free orselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
A vegan diet is one of the best things you can do for your health and the well being of our plant.
Being vegan is a glorious adventure. It touches every aspect of my life -- my relationships, how I relate to the world.
Thousands of animals (now billions) are butchered every day without a shadow of remorse. It cries vengeance upon all the human race.
Plant life instead of animal food is the keystone of regeneration. Jesus used bread instead of flesh and wine in place of blood at the Lord's Supper.
It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because iti s dumb to his dull perceptions.
You can't do anything violent humanely.
We can see quite plainly that our present civilization is built on the exploitation of animals, just as past civilisations were built on the exploitation of slaves.
The beef industry has contributd to more american deaths than all the wars of this centry, all natural disasters and all automobile accidents combined
I've been vegan for about 15 years.
Emily Deschanel is an american actor, director and producer.
The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.
They are nonhuman persons. They are not food. If animals matter morally at all, there is only one rational response: go vegan. Everything else is just participation in animal exploitation.
It is more important to prevent animal suffering, rather than sit to contemplate the evils of the universe praying in the company of priests.
But 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.
The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.
It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal
World Peace begins in the kitchen.
With a vegan diet you always have energy, so much that sometimes I have trouble sleeping at night. You feel light. You don't feel builky or heaby. THis would benefit any athlete in any sport.
Timothy Bradley is a former professional boxer, holding 5 world championships, competing from 2004 to 2016. He has won championships on a vegan diet.
Every living creature has the right to live ethically.
If intelligence and capability are not criteria for the possession of rights, why would animals who have the capacity to feel fear and pain - be excluded from our moral consideration?
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
A vegan in a Hummer has a lighter carbon footprint than a beef eater in a Prius.
If a rabbit defined intelligence the way man does, then the most intelligent animal would be a rabbit, followed by the animal most willing to obey the commands of a rabbit.
In the final analysis, despite our diversity, there is only one type of vegan - a person who is committed to and practices a reverence and respect for all life.
A vegan riding a hummer contributes less to greenhouse gas emissions than a meat eater riding a bicucle.
Life is life - whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man's own advantage.
I do not regard flesh-food as necessary for us at any stage and under any clime in which it is possible for human beings ordinarily to live, I hold flesh-food to be unsuited to our species.
Becoming a vegan is a sure way of completely avoiding participation in the abuse of farmed animals. Vegans are a living demonstration of the fact that we do not need to exploit animals for food.
We are, quite literally, gambling with the ftuure of our plant - for the sake of hamburgers
I am grateful to realize that my desires do not entitle me to add to another's suffering
It is very significant that some of the most thoughtful and cultured men are partisans of a pure vegetable diet.
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 eachother.
People are the only animals that drink the milk of the mother of another species. All other animals stop drinking milk altogether after weaning. It is unnatural for a dog to nurse from a mother giraffe; it is just as unnatural for a human being to drink the milk of a cow.
The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong with the world.
Veganism gives us all the opportunity to say what we "stand for" in life - the ideal of healthy, humane living. Add decades to your life, with a clear conscience as a bonus.
A human can be healthy without killing animals for food.
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 appetitie.
We choose to eat meat and have therefore built slaughter houses for the animals and hospitals for us.
I hold that the more helpless a creature, the more entitled iti s to protection by man from the cruelty of man.
Animals on factory farms all face pain and fear, just like the animals we share our homes with, yet are repeatedly abused in shocking ways.
For those who are still merely vegetarian and not yet vegan, I ask, what in heaven's name are you waiting for?
People may hate you for being different and not living by society's standards, but deep down, they wish they had the courage to do the same.
Don't wait for a better world. Start now to create a world of harmony and peace. It is up to you, and it always has been. You may even find the solution at the end of your fork.
We can live as we were meant to live - simply, joyously, of and on the earth. We can live with all our effort and with pure happiness.
When people ask me why I don't eat meat or any other animal produts, I say 'Because they are unhealthy and they are the product of a violent and inhumane industry.'
The world, we are told, was made especially for man - a presumption not supported by all the facts... why should man value himself as more than a small part of the one great unit of creation?
Cruelty to animals is an enormous injustice; so is expecting those on the lowest rung of the economic ladder to do the dangerous soul-numbing work of slaughtering sentient beings on our behalf.
Excessive animal protein is at the core of many chronic diseases.
What we often fail to recognize is how efficient a vegan diet is. Less land, less water, more food for our spiraling population.
The moment I began to understand what was going on with the treatment of animals, it led me more and more in the way of the path I am on now, which is a complete vegan.
The gods created certain kinds of beings to replenish our bodies... they are the trees and the plants and the seeds.
If you don't like seeing pictures of violence towards animals being posted, you need to help stop the violence, not the pictures.
If you can't stand watching it be produced, you shouldn't be eating it.
For me, going vegan was an ethical and environmental decision. I'm doing the right thing by the animals.
I choose not to make a graveyard of my body for the rotting corpses of dead animals.
No human influenced me to become vegan. The screaming, terrified, enslaved animals were the only influence needed.
People eat meat and think they will become as strong as an ox, forgetting that the ox eats grass.
We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
I've been vegan since I got out of hospital... It's another eye opener. It changed my life in a number of ways.
Travis Barker is an American musician and producer, drummer of the band Blink 182. He says veganism has transformed his health in more ways than one.
If beef is your idea of "real food for real people," you'd better live real close to a real good hispital.
Only when we have become non-violent towards all life will we have learned to live well ourselves.
Poor animals, how jelously they guard their bodies, for to us is merely an evening's meal, but to them is life itself.
If your meals consistently revolve around corpse multiple times daily, you might become one sooner than you plannet.
I'm a vegan, I respect the environment and I do my best to spread the importance of such an issue.
Animals are not brethren, they are not underlings; they are other nations, caught with ourselves in the net of life and time.
Becoming vegan is the most important and direct change we can immediately make to save the plant and its species.
The people of the future will say, 'meat-eaters!' in disgust and regard us in the same way that we regard canibals and cannibalism.
Do you know why most survivors of the Holocaust are vegan? It's because they know what it's like to be treated like an animal.
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.
The more [animal products] you remove from your diet, the better you feel. The difference between a vegetarian and a vegan is huge. I feel so much better as a vegan.
Every time you drink a glass of milk or eat a piece of cheese, you harm a mother. Please go vegan.
The reason my food bank is vegan is because I can't pay for animal products in good conscience.
I was so moved by the intelligence, sense of fun and personalities of the animals I worked with on Babe that by the end of the film I was a vegetarian.
Even in the worm that crawls the earth there glows a divine spark. When you slaughter a creature, you slaughter God.
I am moving twards vegan. When I crack an egg now, I look and think could that have become a baby?
The best part of being a vegan is the purity and the peace of mind one experiences and the strong connection I feel to the animal kingdom.
I've been vegan for about 10 and a half years. It's been all good. I'm obviously much healthier.
Animals can't really voice their opinion. We feel as though we can be on of the spokespeople on their behalf.
Vegan is not about being perfect. It is about doing the lease harm and the most good.
I will not kill or hurt any living creature needlessly, no destroy any beautiful thing, but will strive to save and comfort all gentle life, and guard and perfect all natural beauty upon the earth.
We cannot have peace among men whose hearts find dleight in killign any living creature.
The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferioirty to any creatures that cannot.
I have reached zero tolerance for the cruelty against our animal brothers. If we are to nurture our culture, let's being with the animals who ahve been nothing but our beasts of burden for so long.
Unless we have courage to recognize cruelty for what it is - whether its victim is human or animal - we cannot expect things to be much better in the world.
Animals are not products. Life doesn't have a price.
Humans - who enslave, castrate, experiment on, and fillet other animals - have had an understandable penchant for pretending animals do not feel pain.
A reduction in meat consumption is the most powerful single act that you can take to halt the destruction of our environment and preserve our natural resources.
If experiments on animals were abandoned on grounds of compassion, mankind would have made a fundamental advance.
Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on buddhists and vegetarians, for we feed on babies, though no our own.
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 cruetly to a human being.
Animals are here with us, not for us
I sometimes think, would I drink the milk from the breast of a woman I don't know? No. So I think, why would I drink it from a cow?
As we talked of freedom and justice one day for all, we sat down to steaks. I am eating misery, I thought, as I took the first bite, and spit it out.
Being vegan just gives you such great karma.
Animals are not ingredients.
Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die so do other creatures.
First it was necessary to civilize man in relation to man. Now it is necessary to civilize man in relation to nature and the other animals.
Farm animals, like dairy cows - who by nature are vegans - are routinely force-fed fish to increase their weight and milk production.
The concept that you are not ingesting rotting flesh sort of sums it up for me.
One should not kill a living being, nor cause it to be killed, nor should one incite another to kill. Do not injure any being, either strong or weak, in the world.
Being a joyful vegan is the best way I know to contribute to the happiness of others, ultimately ensuring your own happiness.
I don't see why someone should lose their life just so you can have a snack.
Being vegan helped me realize I can say and do what I believe is right. That's powerful.
I've seen a big gain in cardio since I went vegetarian and even gained a little more going vegan.
I do feel that spiritual progress does demand at some stage that we should cease to kill our fellow creatures for the satisfaction of our bodily wants.
The vegan diet is healthy and leads to a compassionate lifestyle. I've gotten so many benefits. My weight is easily maintained, my skin glows, I sleep better and a feel more energized.
We are sick of war, we don't want to fight, and yet we gorge ourselves upon the dead.
Recognize meat for what it really is: the antibiotic - and pesticide - laden corpse of a tortured animal.
If you visit the killing floor of a slaughterhouse, it will brand your soul for life.
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.
The vegan lifestyle is a compassionate way to live that supports life, supports fairness and equality, and promotes freedom.
Why are vegans made fun of while the inhumane factory farming process regards animals and the natural world merely as commodities to be exploited for profit.
Peopel get offended by animal rights campaigns. It's ludicrous. It's not as bad as mass animal death in a factory.
Slaughter and justice cannot dwell together.
But all vitamins, amino acids, protein etc. needed to get stronger can be found in abundance in plant foods. Anything that is a fruit, nut, grain or seed is vegan and there are thousands of those.
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.
We strive for a world where every earthling has the right to live and grow. That's why we don't eat animals.
Cows scream louder than carrots.
Vegan food is not only good for you, the animals and the plant, but cooking vegan can be simple, easy and fun.
Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
Those who still eat flesh when they could do otherwise have no claim to be serious moralists.
If a kid ever realized what was involved in factory family, they would never touch meat again.
If you think that being vegan is difficult, imagine being a factory farmed animal.
I do recommend the vegan diet because you wake up and feel great!
If you could see or feel the suffering you wouldn't think twice. Give back life. Don't eat meat.
If you don't want to be beaten, imprisoned, mutilated, killed or tortured, then you shouldn't condone such behaviour towards anyone, be they human or not.
You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity.
The human body has absolutely no requirement for animal flesh. Nobody has ever been found face-down 20 yeards from Burger King because they couldn't get their whopper in time.
Every man who has ever been earnest to preserve his higher or poetic faculties in the best condition, has been particularly inclined to abstain from animal food.
No animal needs to die in order for me to live. And that makes me feel good.
The gods created certain kinds of beings to replenish our bodies; they are the trees and the plants and the seeds.
If the whole world went vegan, there would be less war. How you eat determines your mood and your outlook on life.
If the whole world went vegan, there would be less war. How you eat determines your mood and your outlook on life.
The best thing you can do for the planet is be vegan or vegetarian.
There is nothing more "elitist" than thinking our palate pleasure can ever justify a second of suffering or a single death. Please go vegan.
So I am living without fats, without meat, without fish, but am feeling quite well this way. It always seems to me that man was not born to be a carnivore.
I've found that eating vegan the last five or six months has really given me energy, I feel good and I look fabulous.
The problem is that humans have victimized animals to such a degree that they are not even consideered victims... They are commodities like TV sets and cell phones. We ahve actually turned animals into inanimate objects - sandwiches and shoes.
You either approve of violence or you don't, and nothing on earth is more violent or extreme than the meat industry.
If you think eating meat is just a personal choice, you are forgetting someone.
Animal protection isn't a radical idea. It follows the simple principle that if animals feel pain, joy and fear, they should be protected from suffering.
I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.
Nothing has benefited me more physically, mentally and most important spiritually, then adopting a vegan diet. The best decision I have made as a human for me and the planet.
Compassion is the foundation of everything positive, everything good. If you carry the power of compassion to the marketplace and the dinner table, you can make your life really count.
The question is not, can they reason? no can they talk? But, Can they suffer/
To get mud off your hands, use soap and water. To get blood off your hands, go vegan.
The most ethical diet just so happens to be the most environmentally sound diet and just so happens to be the healthiest.
Humans are a part of nature, not apart from nature.
Veganism is not a sacrifice. It is a joy.
If you think that being vegan is difficult, imagine how difficult it is for animals that you are not vegan.
Awareness is bad for the meat business. Conscience is bad for the meat business. Sensitivity to life is bad for the meat business. DENIAL however, the meat business finds indispensable.
You know, we all oppose animal cruelty. But sometimes we forget that animals on farms suffer and feel pain like all other animals. They, too, deserve to be protected from harm and cruelty.
Those who purchase meat, fur, and leather have no right to be shielded from the sights and sounds of the slaughterhouses from which these products were produced.
It costs us so little to go vegan. It costs animals so much if we don't.
Make your next car electric, put solar panels on your roof, and go vegan.
It were much better that a sentient being should never have existed, than that it should have existed only to endure unmitigated misery.
To face animal suffering is to face our responsibility in their suffering.
My body will not be a tomb for other creatures.
When it comes to having a central nervous system, and the ability to feel pain, hunger and thirst, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy.
Compassion is the best side effect of being vegan.