25 Inspiring Quotes on Veganism

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25 Inspiring Quotes on Veganism

“Only after I became active in women’s issues did I realise that my Veganism was related to those very issues. Dairy and eggs don’t just come from cows and chickens, they come from female cows and female chickens. We’re exploiting female bodies and abusing the magic of female animals to create eggs and milk.”

- Natalie Portman

“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

“The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than blacks were made for whites, or women for men.”

-Alice Walker

“No other animal on Earth has portrayed such a disregard for life than mankind.”

-Anthony Douglas Williams

“There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery.”

-Charles Darwin

 “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.”

-Ingrid Newkirk

 “I hold that the more helpless a creature, the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of man.”

-Mahatma Gandhi

 “We cannot have peace among men whose hearts find delight in killing any living creature.”

-Rachel Carson

 “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.”


 “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.” 

– Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

 “Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.”

-Arthur Schopenhauer

 “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?”

-Ellen Page

 “Auschwitz begins whenever someone looks at a slaughterhouse and thinks: They are only animals.”

-Theodor Adorno

 “Vegan food is soul food in its truest form. Soul food means to feed the soul. And to me, your soul is your intent. If your intent is pure, you are pure.”

–Erykah Badu

 “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

 “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”

–Maya Angelou 

“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

“The question is not, 'Can they reason?' nor, 'Can they talk?' but rather, 'Can they suffer?”

-Jeremy Bentham

“Behind every beautiful fur coat, there is a story. It is a bloody, barbaric story.”

– Mary Tyler Moore

“The soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body of each is different.”


“We all love animals. Why do we call some "pets" and others "dinner?”

-K.D. Lang

“It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.”

-Joaquin Phoenix

 “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 it’s happening, not that you saw it.”

–Marie Sarantakis 

“Animals don’t have a voice, but I do. A loud one. A big fucking mouth. My voice is for them. And I’ll never shut up while they suffer.”

-Ricky Gervais

“I don’t see why someone should lose their life just so you can have a snack.”

–Russell Brand

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