(Of factory farming) Devils charged with designing a farm could hardly have made it more severe. – Matthew Scully, author Dominion: The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy
Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet – Albert Einstein
I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals. – Sir Winston Churchill
Humans are part of the web of life. What we do to the planet, what we do to other species, and what we do to other people, we end up doing to ourselves. – John Robbins
I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of the whole human being. – Abraham Lincoln
One day the absurdity of the almost universal human belief in the slavery of other animals will be palpable. We shall then have discovered our souls and become worthier of sharing this planet with them. – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A person is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred, that of plants and animals as that of other men and women, and when one devotes oneself helpfully to all life that is in need of help. – Albert Schweitzer
We share this planet not only with billions of fellow human beings, but also with uncounted billions upon billions of other creatures, with lives, wants, enjoyment and suffering as real as our own. Humans have had and used the power to crowd them out, push them aside, sometimes driving them to extinction, and often, making them into tools for our use, servitors of our desires, food for our tables, clothes for our backs. – Robert Bass