Best vegan quotes and sayings to inspire Veganism

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Which of these quotes would inspire someone to become vegan?

I highlighted some of my favorites.

“Love animals, eat plants, be kind.”

“Being an animal lover means not eating meat.”

Being vegan is not a trend. It’s an awakening.

“World Peace begins in the kitchen.”

“Animals are here with us, not for us.”

“My food is grown, not born.”

“Don’t ask me why I’m vegan, ask yourself why you’re not.”

“Compassion is the best side effect of being vegan.”

“Vegan – Because the strong always protect the weak.”

“It’s not a diet. It’s not a phase. It’s a permanent lifestyle.”

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My only regret about going vegan is not doing it sooner.”

“Animals are not products. Life doesn’t have a price.”

“All life deserves respect, dignity, and compassion. All life.”

“Every living creature has the right to live ethically.” – Dirk Verbeuren

“I’m a vegan. It makes me feel really good and bright.” – Lea Michelle

“If you think eating meat is just a personal choice, you are forgetting someone.

“May all that have life be delivered from suffering.” – Buddha

“If you can’t stand watching it being produced, you shouldn’t be eating it.”

“Vegan: A person who has the crazy idea that animals shouldn’t suffer.”

“My body will not be a tomb for other creatures.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

“Life is too short to make others shorter.” – Chris Hannah (Propagandhi)

Veganism is not a sacrifice. It is a joy.” – Gary L. Francione

“Saving one animal won’t change the world. But it’ll change the world for that one animal.”

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

“I can’t think of anything better in the world to be but a vegan.” – Alicia Silverstone

“It’s not hard to make decisions once you know what your values are.”- Roy E. Disney

Animals are my friends. And I don’t eat my friends.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Vegan- Because it’s a powerful step we can take in making this world a more peaceful place.”

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

“Vegan is not about being perfect. It is about doing the least harm and the most good.”

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

“The love for all living creatures is the noblest attribute of man.” – Charles Darwin

“Earth was created for all of us, not some of us.” – Anthony Douglas Williams

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

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

“If you can live happily and healthily without harming animals then why wouldn’t you?”

“I am grateful to realize that my desires do not entitle me to add to another’s suffering.” – Zoe Weil

“No animal needs to die for me to live. And that makes me feel good.” – Howard Lynan

“The question is not, Can they reason? nor, Can they talk? but, Can they suffer?” – Jeremy Bentham

“If you think that being vegan is difficult, imagine being a factory farmed animal.” – Davegan Raza

“Of all the animals, a human is the cruelest. He is the only one who inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it” – Mark Twain

“Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.” – Albert Einstein

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

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

“Becoming vegan is the most important and direct change we can immediately make to save the planet and its species.” – Chris Hedges

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

“Being a vegan just helps me build up my self-esteem. I feel good about it every time I eat a meal.” – Steve-O

“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 personally chose to go vegan because I educated myself on factory farming and cruelty to animals, and I suddenly realized that what was on my plate were living things, with feelings. And I just couldn’t disconnect myself from it any longer.” – Ellen DeGeneres

“If a kid ever realized what was involved in factory farming, they would never touch meat again.” – James Cromwell

“I love animals. All animals. I wouldn’t hurt a cat or a dog — or a chicken, or a cow. And I wouldn’t ask someone else to hurt them for me. That’s why I’m a vegetarian.” – Peter Dinklage

“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.” – Paul McCartney

“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

“I’m a vegan. I respect the environment and I do my best to spread the importance of such an issue.” – Jared Leto

“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

“Only when we have become non-violent towards all life will we have learned to live well ourselves,” – Cesar Chavez

“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

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

“When people ask me why I don’t eat meat or any other animal products, I say, ‘Because they are unhealthy and they are the product of a violent and inhumane industry.’”- Cassey Afleck

“Could you look an animal in the eyes and say to it, ‘My appetite is more important than your suffering’?” –Moby

“Vegan- because going to bed each night knowing that I did not contribute to any beings suffering makes my soul shine.”

Mark the Meatless Monk

7 thoughts on “Best vegan quotes and sayings to inspire Veganism

  1. They’re all so good! 😀 I really like “Animals are my friends. And I don’t eat my friends.” – George Bernard Shaw and “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” – Gandhi

  2. This is a great one too: “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

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