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Vegan and Vegetarian Quotes

"If you visit the killing floor of a slaughterhouse, it will brand your soul for life." —Howard Lyman, author of Mad Cowboy

 “You know when you see an adult hitting or berating a child, you feel compelled to step in and say something? You know when you see an aggressive man accosting a woman, you feel compelled to step in and say something? That’s how vegans feel when they see people using and eating animals.” –Gary Smith

"A vegetarian is a person who won't eat anything that can have children." ~David Brenner

"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

"I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens."  -Isaac Bashevis

"We all love animals. Why do we call some 'pets' and others 'dinner'?" -k.d. lang

"Poor animals, how jealously they guard their bodies, for to us are merely an evening’s meal, but to them is life itself." ― T. Casey Brennan

"Veganism is not about giving anything up or losing anything; it is about gaining the peace within yourself that comes from embracing nonviolence and refusing to participate in the exploitation of the vulnerable” ― Gary L. Francione

"Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends."  ~ George Bernard Shaw

"I don't understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced vegetarian diet is considered drastic, while it is medically conservative to cut people open and put them on cholesterol-lowering drugs for the rest of their lives."  - Dean Ornish, M.D.

"I wouldn’t eat a chicken if it dropped dead in front of me holding up a sign that said, Eat Me. -Ricky Williams

"I sometimes think, would I drink milk from the breast of a woman I don’t know? No. So I think, why would I drink it from a cow?" -Devon Aoki

"You know, we all oppose animal cruelty. But sometime we forget that animals on farms suffer and feel pain like all other animals, they, too, deserve to be protected from harm and cruelty." -Charotte Ross

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

"You ask people why they have deer head on the wall. They always say, because it’s such a beautiful animal. I think my mother’s attractive, but I have photographs of her." -Ellen DeGeneres

"If any kid realized what was involved in factory farming they would never touch meat again. I was so moved by the intelligence, sense of fun and personalities of the animal I worked with on Babe that by the end of the film I was a vegetarian." -James Cromwell

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Illinois Leolin is a vegan, mother, wife, writer, vloger, and a cupcake connoisseur. Leolin became vegetarian in 2007 after watching MeetyourMeat.com and then vegan in 2009 after spending the summer at the Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, New York, caring for rescued farm animals. Leolin started her blog CrunchyandHappy in January 2011. In her blog she discusses and explores the vegan lifestyle through stories of parenting, beauty, animals, nutrition, and food. She also vlogs on YouTube sharing reviews, hauls, and tutorials of vegan beauty products as well as sharing her experiences as a vegan.

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