vegetarianism

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 Dr. Albert Schweitzer on vegetarianism

The thinking man must oppose all cruel customs no matter how deeply rooted in tradition and surrounded by a halo. When we have a choice, we must avoid bringing torment and injury into the life of another, even the lowliest creature; to do so is to renounce our manhood and shoulder a guilt which nothing justifies.

Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

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A Quote by Count Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi or Tolstoy on vegetarianism

A human can be healthy without killing animals for food. Therefore if he eats meat he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.

Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910)

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A Quote by Count Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi or Tolstoy on vegetarianism

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 simply immoral, as it involves the performance of an act which is contrary to the moral feeling - killing.

Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on diet, health, survival, and vegetarianism

Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on vegetarianism

If man is not to stifle his human feelings, he must practice kindness towards animals, for he who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on vegetarianism

I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on vegetarianism

If man is not to stifle his human feelings, he must practice kindness towards animals, for he who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

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A Quote by Immanuel Kant on vegetarianism

If man is not to stifle his human feelings, he must practice kindness towards animals, for he who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

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