• It is increasingly obvious that environmentally sustainable solutions to world hunger can only emerge as people eat more plant foods and fewer animal products. To me it is deeply moving that the same food choices that give us the best chance to eliminate world hunger are also those that take the least toll on the environment, contribute the most to our long-term health, are the safest, and are also, far and away, the most compassionate towards our fellow creatures. John Robbins - Author of Diet for a New America and The Food Revolution

  • The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men. Leonardo Da Vinci - Italian sculptor, artist, inventor, (1452-1519)

  • It is very significant that some of the most thoughtful and cultured men are partisans of a pure vegetable diet. Mahatma Gandhi - Hindu pacifist and spiritual leader, (1869-1948)

  • I do not regard flesh-food as necessary for us at any stage and under any clime in which it is possible for human beings ordinarily to live, I hold flesh-food to be unsuited to our species. Mahatma Gandhi - Hindu pacifist and spiritual leader, (1869-1948)

  • The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. Mahatma Gandhi - Hindu pacifist and spiritual leader, (1869-1948)

  • The Gods created certain kinds of beings to replenish our bodies; they are the trees and the plants and the seeds. Plato - Greek philosopher, (circa 428-347 B.C.)

  • The obligations of law and equity reach only to mankind; but kindness and beneficence should be extended to the creatures of every species and these will flow from the breast of a true man, as streams that issue from the living fountain. Plutarch - Greek philosopher, (46-120 A.D.)

  • The utopians feel that slaughtering our fellow creatures gradually destroys the sense of compassion, which is the finest sentiment of which our human nature is capable. Sir Thomas More - Statesman and Author (1478-1535)

  • First it was necessary to civilize man in relation to man. Now it is necessary to civilize man in relation to nature and the animals. Victor Hugo

  • This Christmas season, as we think of goodwill to all people, let’s also show compassion and goodwill to all living beings, including the innocent animals. Mark Fergusson - Chief Vegetarian Officer

  • In the next ten years, one of the things you're bound to hear is that animal protein is one of the most toxic nutrients of all that can be considered. Quite simply, the more you substitute plant foods for animal foods, the healthier you are likely to be. T. Colin Campbell - PhD, nutritional biochemist, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY and Project Director on Nutrition, Health and Environment, 1983-1990

  • Using a balanced, plant-based diet, I have dramatically reduced risk factors for heart disease in countless patients. Terry Shintani, MD, JD, MPH - Founder and President of the Hawaii Health Foundation. Author of the Eat More Weigh Less® Diet

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