" I love living things that have no feet " four-footed creatures, and things with many feet " May all creatures, all things that live, all beings of whatever kind, may they all behold good fortune. "
" The first precept in Buddhism is "Do not kill." This precept is not merely a legalistic prohibition, but a realization of our affinity with all who share the gift of life. A compassionate heart provides a firm ground for this precept. "
" As soon as I realized that I didn't need meat to survive or to be in good health, I began to see how forlorn it all is. If only we had a different mentality about the drama of the cowboy and the range and all the rest of it. It's a very romantic notion, an entrenched part of American culture, but I've seen, for example, pigs waiting to be slaughtered, and their hysteria and panic was something I shall never forget. "
- Chatsumarn Kabilsingh
" It is far better to be happy than to have your bodies act as graveyards for animals ... The unnatural eating of flesh meats is as polluting as the heathen worship of devils, with its sacrifices and its impure feasts, through participation in it a man becomes a fellow eater with devils ... Those who use the most frugal fare are the strongest, the healthiest and the noblest... "
- Clement of Alexandria
" It's sad. That's a living creature. We don't have the right to take thier life away for fashion. "
- Carmen Electra
" We don't live the lives of Eskimos. We don't need to kill animals for fashion. "
- Charlize Theron