51 Inspiring Quotes about Turning Vegan


What is better than an inspiring quote for trying or starting a new thing? Whether you are a vegan now or thinking of transitioning, a thought-provoking and powerful quote will always motivate you. Here are 51 inspiring quotes about turning vegan.

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51 Best Vegan Quotes for You

  • “It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.” –Joaquin Phoenix
  • “Veganism is not a sacrifice. It is a joy.”Gary L. Francione
  • “Only when we have become non-violent towards all life will we have learned to live well ourselves,” –Cesar Chavez
  • “Animals are not products. Life doesn’t have a price.” Anonymous
  • “Every living creature has the right to live ethically.” –Dirk Verbeuren
  • “All life deserves respect, dignity, and compassion. All life.”Anonymous
  • “It’s not hard to make decisions once you know what your values are.” – Roy E. Disney
  • “May all that have life be delivered from suffering.”Buddha

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  • “It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked.” –Haile Selassie
  • “I personally chose to go vegan because I educated myself on factory farming and cruelty to animals, and I suddenly realized that what was on my plate were living things, with feelings. And I just couldn’t disconnect myself from it any longer.”Ellen DeGeneres
  • “The greatness of a nation and it’s moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” –Gandhi
  • “If you think that being vegan is difficult, imagine being a factory farmed animal.” Davegan Raza

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  • “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” –Anatole France
  • “I don’t see why someone should lose their life just so you can have a snack.”Russell Brand
  • “To get mud off your hands, use soap and water. To get blood off your hands, go vegan.” –John Sakars
  • “Life is too short to make others shorter.” Anonymous
  • “Animals are here with us, not for us.” –Anonymous
  • “The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.” Albert Einstein
  • “I’m a vegan. I respect the environment and I do my best to spread the importance of such an issue.” –Jared Leto
  • “The problem is that humans have victimized animals to such a degree that they are not even considered victims. They are not even considered at all. They are nothing; they don’t count; they don’t matter. They are commodities like TV sets and cell phones. We have actually turned animals into inanimate objects – sandwiches and shoes.”Gary Yourofsky
  • “If a kid ever realized what was involved in factory farming, they would never touch meat again.” –James Cromwell
  • “Eating meat is the most disgusting thing I can think of. It’s like biting into your grandmother.”Morrisey

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  • “I hold that the more helpless a creature, the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of man” –Ghandi
  • “One to change a few. A few to change many. Many to change the world. Starts with one.” Anonymous
  • “As I improved my diet, I started to learn to love my self, probably for the first time ever.” –Frank Ferrante
  • “There is no fundamental difference between man and animals in their ability to feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery.” -Charles Darwin
  • “It’s never really been that hard for me. I’ve never had any desire to eat meat. In fact, when I was a kid I would have a really difficult time eating meat at all.” –Tobey Maguire
  • “The only animals I eat are crackers.”Anonymous
  • “Animal factories are one more sign of the extent to which our technological capacities have advanced faster than our ethics.” –Peter Singer
  • “My body will not be a tomb for other creatures.” Leonardo Da Vinci
  • “World Peace begins in the kitchen.” –Anonymous
  • “Could you look an animal in the eyes and say to it, ‘My appetite is more important than your suffering’?”Moby
  • “People eat meat and think they will become as strong as an ox, forgetting that the ox eats grass.” –Pino Caruso
  • “Please don’t refuse with your eyes what the animals endure with their bodies.” Shaun Monson

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  • “Why are vegans made fun of while the inhumane factory farming process regards animals and the natural world merely as commodities to be exploited for profit?” –Ellen Page
  • “Compassion is the best side effect of being vegan.”Anonymous
  • “No animal needs to die in order for me to live. And that makes me feel good.” –Howard Lynan
  • “Science that fails to embrace all living beings is far more dangerous than any virus!”Steve Simmons
  • “We all love animals. Why do we call some ‘pets’ and others ‘dinner?’” –D. Lang
  • “Everyone has to find what is right for them, and it is different for everyone. Eating for me is how you proclaim your beliefs three times a day. That is why all religions have rules about eating. Three times a day, I remind myself that I value life and do not want to cause pain to or kill other living beings. That is why I eat the way I do.”Natalie Portman
  • “When humans act with cruelty we characterize them as “animals”, yet the only animal that displays cruelty is humanity.” –Anthony Douglas Williams
  • “I can’t think of anything better in the world to be but a vegan.”Alicia Silverstone

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  • “Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages” –Thomas Edison
  • “When I see bacon, I see a pig, I see a little friend, and that’s why I can’t eat it. Simple as that.”Paul McCartney
  • “The soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body of each is different.” –Hippocrates
  • “Behind every beautiful fur coat, there is a story. It is a bloody, barbaric story.” Mary Tyler Moore
  • “When people ask me why I don’t eat meat or any other animal products, I say, ‘Because they are unhealthy and they are the product of a violent and inhumane industry.’”-Cassey Afleck
  • “Part of my becoming a vegetarian was that I would look at my burger, then look at my dogs, and I wasn’t able to see a difference.”Kristen Bell
  • “Every time sitting at a dining table, we make a choice. Please choose vegetarianism. Do it for the animals. Do it for the environment and for the sake of your own health.”  –Alec Baldwin
  • “I love animals. All animals. I wouldn’t hurt a cat or a dog — or a chicken, or a cow. And I wouldn’t ask someone else to hurt them for me. That’s why I’m a vegetarian.” Peter Dinklage
  • Veganism is not about giving anything up or losing anything; it is about gaining the peace within yourself that comes from embracing nonviolence and refusing to participate in the exploitation of the vulnerable. – Gary L. Francione
  • 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
    Could you look an animal in the eyes and say to it: ‘My appetite is more important than your suffering’? – Moby
  • I personally chose to go vegan because I educated myself on factory farming and cruelty to animals, and I suddenly realized that what was on my plate were living things, with feelings. – Ellen Degeneres
  • Animals are my friends and I don’t eat my friends. – George Bernard Shaw

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  • We all love animals. Why do we call some “pets” and others “dinner”? – D. Lang
  • The best part of being a vegan is the purity and peace of mind one experiences and the strong connection I feel to the animal kingdom. – Uri Geller

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