vegetarianism

A Quote by Neal D. Barnard, M.D. on vegetarianism

The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined. If beef is your idea of 'real food for real people,' you'd better live real close to a real good hospital.

Neal D. Barnard, M.D.

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A Quote by Isaac Singer on vegetarianism

People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times.

Isaac Singer (1904 - 1991)

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on vegetarianism

To become vegetarian is to step into the stream which leads to nirvana.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on vegetarianism

May all that have life be delivered from suffering.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

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A Quote by Bhagavad Gita on vegetarianism

One is dearest to God who has no enemies among the living beings, who is nonviolent to all creatures.

Bhagavad Gita

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A Quote by Mohammed on vegetarianism

A good deed done to an animal is as meritorious as a good deed done to a human being, while an act of cruelty to an animal is a bad as an act of cruelty to a human being.

Mohammed

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A Quote by The XLV Dalai Lama on vegetarianism

Killing animals for sport, for pleasure, for adventure, and for hides and furs is a phenomena which is at once disgusting and distressing. There is no justification in indulging in such acts of brutality.

The XLV Dalai Lama

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A Quote by Rev. Andrew Linzey on vegetarianism

Animals are God's creatures, not human property, nor utilities, nor resources, nor commodities, but precious beings in God's sight. …Christians whose eyes are fixed on the awfulness of crucifixion are in a special position to understand the awfulness of innocent suffering. The Cross of Christ is God's absolute identification with the weak, the powerless, and the vulnerable, but most of all with unprotected, undefended, innocent suffering.

Andrew Linzey (1952 -)

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A Quote by unknown on vegetarianism

There were no Slaughterhouses in the Garden of Eden.

unknown

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A Quote by Leonardo da Vinci on vegetarianism

One day the world will look upon research upon animals as it now looks upon research on human beings.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519)

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