All beings tremble before violence. All fear death, all love life. See yourself in others. Then whom can you hurt? What hatm can you do? Gautama Buddha
If he be really and seriously seeking to live a good life, the first thing from which he will abstain will always be the use of animal food, because... its use is simpy immoral, as it involves the performace of an act which is contrary to moral feeling - killing. Leo Tolstoy
Men fed upon carnage, and drinking strong drinks, have all impoisoned and arid blood which drives them mad in a hundred different ways. Voltaire
The vast majority of all cancer:
cardiovascular disease and other forms of degenerative illness can be prevented simply by adopting a plant-based diet.
(T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., director of Cornell-China-Oxford Project on Nutrition, Health and Enviroment, and former Senior Science Advisor to the American Institute for Cancer Research)
If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you wull have men who deal likewise with their fellow men.
St. Francis of Assisi
I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murderer of animals as they now look upon the murder of men. Leonardo da Vinci
A low-fat, plant-based diet lowers the heart attack rate by approximately 85%, and the cancer rate by 60%. Willliam Castelli, M.D., National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, director of Framingham Health Study (USA), the longest running epidemiological study in medical history with approximately 10 000 subject, 1200 published papers since 1948.
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings , we are still savages. Thomas A. Edison
The soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body is different. Hippocrates
Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances of survival for life on earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet. Albert Einstein
You kill living beings, and call it righteus action. Tell me, brother, what you call an unrighteous action? Guru Nanak Dev