81+ Best Vegan Quotes To Inspire Veganism

Inspirational vegan quotes will challenge the way you think about veganism, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Most Famous Truthful Vegan Quotes

Vegan is just pure love. Love for animals, love for the planet, and love for yourself. Mischa Temaul

Veganism is not a sacrifice. It is a joy. Gary L. Francione

I am grateful to realize that my desires do not entitle me to add to another’s suffering. Zoe Weil

It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal. Joaquin Phoenix

I can’t think of anything better in the world to be but a vegan. Alicia Silverstone

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

I don’t see why someone should lose their life just so you can have a snack. Russell Brand

If you think that being vegan is difficult, imagine being a factory farmed animal. Davegan Raza

I hold that the more helpless a creature, the more entitled it is to protection by man from the cruelty of man. Mahatma Gandhi

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. Gandhi

If intelligence and capability are not criteria for the possession of rights, why would animals who have the capacity to feel fear and pain  be excluded from our moral consideration? Jack Norris

I don’t see why someone should lose their life just so you can have a snack. Russell Brand

Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on Buddhists and vegetarians, for we feed on babies, though not our own. Robert Louis Stevenson

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 you don’t like pictures of animal cruelty being posted on social media, you need to help stop the cruelty, not the pictures. You should be bothered that it’s happening, not that you saw it. Marie Sarantakis

My body will not be a tomb for other creatures. Leonardo Da Vinci

If you don’t want to be beaten, imprisoned, mutilated, killed or tortured then you shouldn’t condone such behavior towards anyone, be they human or not. Moby

People eat meat and think they will become as strong as an ox, forgetting that the ox eats grass. Pino Caruso

If you think that being vegan is difficult, imagine being a factory farmed animal. Davegan Raza

No animal needs to die in order for me to live. And that makes me feel good. Howard Lynan

It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked. Haile Selassie

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

In a country such as this, where there are fruits, grains, and nuts in abundance, how can one think that he must eat the flesh of dead animals? Ellen G. White

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

It’s not hard to make decisions once you know what your values are. Roy E. Disney

I can’t think of anything better in the world to be but a vegan. Alicia Silverstone

It’s pretty amazing to wake up every morning, knowing that every decision I make is to cause as little harm as possible. It’s a pretty fantastic way to live. Colleen Patrick Goudreau

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

I’m a really big lover of animals, and, at the risk of sounding like a total hippie, I do feel more connected to the world at large and to animals. Mickey Madden

Behind every beautiful fur coat, there is a story. It is a bloody, barbaric story. Mary Tyler Moore

I’ve been vegan since I got out of the hospital It’s another eye opener. It changed my life in a number of ways. Travis Barker

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

Life is too short to make others shorter. Chris Hannah

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

May all that have life be delivered from suffering. Buddha

If you don’t like pictures of animal cruelty being posted on social media, you need to help stop the cruelty, not the pictures. You should be bothered that it’s happening, not that you saw it. Marie Sarantakis

No animal needs to die in order for me to live. And that makes me feel good. Howard Lynan

Nobody really needs a mink coat. Except the mink. Glenda Jackson

No other animal on Earth has portrayed such a disregard for life than mankind. Anthony Douglas Williams

The question is not, Can they reason? nor, Can they talk? but, Can they suffer? Jeremy Bentham

Life is full of choices and many years ago, I chose to become a vegetarian. It is one of the best choices I’ve ever made. Forest Whitaker

People are the only animals that drink the milk of the mother of another species. All other animals stop drinking milk altogether after weaning. It is unnatural for a dog to nurse from a mother giraffe; it is just as unnatural for a human being to drink the milk of a cow. Michael Klaper

Nothing hurts a good soul and a kind heart more than to live amongst people who can’t understand it. Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Animals are my friends. And I don’t eat my friends. George Bernard Shaw

If a wave of veganism washed over the land, in six months there would be Broccoli Kings, Taco Bell Peppers, and McTofu Drive Thrus. Brian Wansink

Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. Maya Angelou

Only when we have become non violent towards all life will we have learned to live well ourselves. Cesar Chavez

If slaughterhouses had glass walls, we’d all be vegetarian. Paul McCartney

People are the only animals that drink the milk of the mother of another species. Michael Klaper

Animals don’t have a voice, but I do. A loud one. A big fucking mouth. My voice is for them. And I’ll never shut up while they suffer. Ricky Gervais

People eat meat and think they will become as strong as an ox, forgetting that the ox eats grass. Pino Caruso

Veganism is not about how hard it is for you. It’s about every animal’s right not to be used as a slave. Randy Sandberg

Yogis should at all times avoid fish, meat, garlic, onion and so forth, should eat with moderation, and avoid foods that are not conducive to health. Dalai Lama

It’s pretty amazing to wake up every morning, knowing that every decision I make is to cause as little harm as possible. It’s a pretty fantastic way to live. Colleen Patrick Goudreau

Please don’t refuse with your eyes what the animals endure with their bodies. Shaun Monson

We are, quite literally, gambling with the future of our planet  for the sake of hamburgers. Pete Singer

Poor animals, how jealously they guard their bodies, for to us is merely an evening’s meal, but to them is life itself. T. Casey Brennan

Poor animals, how jealously they guard their bodies, for to us is merely an evening’s meal, but to them is life itself. T. Casey Brennan

Science that fails to embrace all living beings is far more dangerous than any virus! Steve Simmons

Becoming vegan is the most important and direct change we can immediately make to save the planet and its species. Chris Hedges

The Gods created certain kinds of beings to replenish our bodies; they are the trees and the plants and the seeds. Plato

We strive for a world where every earthling has the right to live and grow. That’s why we don’t eat animals. Ruby Roth

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than blacks were made for whites, or women for men. Alice Walker

Cruelty might be very human, and it might be cultural, but it’s not acceptable. Jodi Foster

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

If intelligence and capability are not criteria for the possession of rights, why would animals who have the capacity to feel fear and pain  be excluded from our moral consideration?Jack Norris

The future is not something we enter, the future is something we create. Leonard I. Sweet

You either approve of violence or you don’t, and nothing on earth is more violent or extreme than the meat industry. Morrisey

The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong in the world. Dr. Paul Farmer

Vegan food is soul food in its truest form. Soul food means to feed the soul. And to me, your soul is your intent. If your intent is pure, you are pure. Erykah Badu

Plants are not cognizant. When we cut a leaf, we assume that the plant is suffering. But that’s our own anthropomorphism about what’s going on. Daniel Chamovitz

It’s not hard to make decisions once you know what your values are. Roy E. Disney

Animal factories are one more sign of the extent to which our technological capacities have advanced faster than our ethics. Peter Singer

If a kid ever realized what was involved in factory farming, they would never touch meat again. James Cromwell

If slaughterhouses had glass walls, the whole world would be vegetarian. Linda McCartney

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. Anatole France

Animals don’t have a voice, but I do. A loud one. Ricky Gervais

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

As I improved my diet, I started to learn to love myself, probably for the first time ever. Frank Ferrante

To face animal suffering is to face our responsibility in their suffering. JoAnne McArthur

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