Animals Quotes

A man can live and 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. And to act so is immoral


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, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other.

Henry David Thoreau

If we are not supposed to eat animals, then why are they made of meat?


Animals are my friends... and I do not eat my friends.

George Bernard Shaw

When it comes to wilderness animals we have to make an effort to preserve what areas we can that they can be themselves in. Its come to a point though, clearly, where some species have to be cared for by humans if they are not going to disappear altogether.

Matthew Fox

I think I could turn and live with the animals, they are so placid and self-contained.

Walt Whitman

Without enough wilderness America will change. Democracy, with its myriad personalities and increasing sophistication, must be fibred and vitalized by the regular contact with outdoor growths -- animals, trees, sun warmth, and free skies -- or it will dwindle and pale.

Ralph Waldo Emerson†

Plants are created for the sake of animals, and animals for the sake of men; the tame for our use and provision; the wild, at least for the greater part, for our provision also, or for some other advantageous purpose, as furnishing us with clothes, and the like.


Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not

David Seabury

Any natural or man-made disaster .. could really wipe out many of these animals.

Brian Gorman

Physiological experiment on animals is justifiable for real investigation, but not for mere damnable and detestable curiosity.

Charles Darwin

Mothers of Teenagers Know Why Animals Eat Their Young.


Animals can die of starvation. There are maggots coming out of them. People are shooting them, putting knives in their throats, doing horrific things and these past few years nobody has really been doing anything.

Jessie Miller

The holidays are also a time when people freak out about their finances. If you don't want to spend the money, why not try some of the other options instead of killing a bunch of animals?

Christina Applegate

If we're not supposed to eat animals ... how come they're made out of meat?

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