vegetarianism

A Quote by William Castelli, M.D. on vegetarianism

When you see the golden arches you are probably on your way to the pearly gates.

William Castelli, M.D.

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A Quote by Alicia Silverstone on vegetarianism

I don't have any understanding of a human being who doesn't respect the beauty of life and that goes for all creatures that have thoughts, feelings and needs.

Alicia Silverstone

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A Quote by Alicia Silverstone on vegetarianism

I know what it feels like to be hurt, and I don't want to cause that pain to any other person or creature. But somehow, in society, we numb ourselves in order to make money or to feel better about ourselves, such as with cosmetics or food. We say to ourselves, I'm going to use this animal. I'm going to say it doesn't have much worth so that I can allow myself to do these cruel things. And that just isn't fair.

Alicia Silverstone

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A Quote by Alicia Silverstone on vegetarianism

Not that I say, “Oh, I'm not going to associate with certain people,” but I have my world, and I only want to be around people who I feel stimulated by. I have to be honest I do have a new quest: I want to meet more vegetarians, people who are more like minded. There's something real neat about that feeling. It makes you feel so settled to know there's somebody else sitting right there, being so passionate about what I'm passionate about. I don't want to be around selfish people. I try to keep myself surrounded by deep people who will move me.

Alicia Silverstone

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A Quote by Alicia Silverstone on vegetarianism

Nothing's changed my life more. I feel better about myself as a person, being conscious and responsible for my actions and I lost weight and my skin cleared up and I got bright eyes and I just became stronger and healthier and happier. Can't think of anything better in the world to be but be vegan.

Alicia Silverstone

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on vegetarianism

It is only by softening and disguising dead flesh by culinary preparation, that it is rendered susceptible of mastication or digestion; and that the sight of its bloody juices and raw horror does not excite intolerable loathing and disgust.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

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A Quote by C. Everett Koop on vegetarianism

Your choice of diet can influence your long term health prospects more than any other action you might take.

C. Everett Koop

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A Quote by Harvey Diamond on vegetarianism

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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A Quote by James Anthony Froude on vegetarianism

Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.

James Anthony Froude (1818 - 1894)

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A Quote by William C. Roberts, M.D. on vegetarianism

When we kill animals to eat them they end up killing us because their flesh…was never intended for human beings, who are naturally herbivores.

William C. Roberts, M.D.

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