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20 Vegan Quotes to Inspire You

No matter where you are on your vegan journey, these quotes are sure to inspire you, uplift you, and remind you that change can begin on your plate!

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

Mahatma Gandhi

2. “How we treat the vulnerable is how we define ourselves as a species.”

3. “If you think that being vegan is difficult, imagine being a factory-farmed animal.”

Davegan Raza

4. “I do it because I love animals and I saw the reality. And I just couldn’t ignore it anymore. I’m healthier for it, I’m happier for it. I can’t imagine that if you’re putting something in your body that is filled with fear or anxiety or pain, that that isn’t somehow going to be inside of you.”

5. “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

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

Charles Darwin

7. “Vegan is just pure love. Love for animals, love for the planet, and love for yourself.”

Mischa Temaul

8. “People eat meat and think they will become as strong as an ox, forgetting that the ox eats grass.”

Pino Caruso

9. “Poor animals, how jealously they guard their bodies, for to us is merely an evening’s meal, but to them is life itself.”

T. Casey Brennan

10. “Animal factories are one more sign of the extent to which our technological capacities have advanced faster than our ethics.”

11. “If slaughterhouses had glass walls, the whole world would be vegetarian.”

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

13. “Veganism is not a sacrifice. It is a joy.”

14. “To kill an animal in order to satisfy your nutritional desires, not your nutritional needs, that seems to me to be completely unacceptable.”

15. ”Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.”


16. “As I improved my diet, I started to learn to love myself, probably for the first time ever.”

Frank Ferrante

17. “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.”

18. “I say peace begins on your plate.”

Jane Velez-Mitchell

19. “There are no negatives to eating like this. I feel nothing but positive, mentally and physically. I love it. I feel like it also has a kind of a domino effect on the rest of my life.”

Liam Hemsworth

20. “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



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