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Informative & Interesting Reads

  • Diet for a New America - John Robbins
  • The Food Revolution - John Robbins
  • The China Study - Dr T. Colin Campbell
  • Animal Liberation - Peter Singer
  • Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease - Dr Caldwell B. Esselstyn
  • Yoga and Vegetarianism - Sharon Gannon
  • The Pig Who Sang to the Moon - Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
  • Understanding Animal Welfare - David Fraser
  • Vegan: The New Ethics of Eating - Erik Marcus

Informative documentaries

  • Earthlings
  • Cowspiracy-The Sustainability Secret
  • Food, Inc.
  • An Inconvenient Truth
  • A Delicate Balance - The Truth
  • The Witness - A Tribe of Heart Documentary
  • Meet Your Meat

Insightful Quotes

Vegetarian food leaves a deep impression on our nature. If the whole world adopts vegetarianism, it can change the destiny of humankind. Albert Einstein

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

If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian. Paul McCartney

I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being. Abraham Lincoln

Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground, and it explodes into an oak! Bury a sheep, and nothing happens but decay. George Bernard Shaw

There is just no reason why animals should be slaughtered to serve as human diet when there are so many substitutes. Man can live without meat. The Dalai Lama

It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind. Albert Einstein

To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being. I should be unwilling to take the life of a lamb for the sake of the human body. Mahatma Gandhi

The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined. If beef is your idea of "real food for real people" you'd better live real close to a real good hospital. Neal Barnard

While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered beasts, how can we expect any ideal conditions on this earth? Atrocities are not less atrocities when they occur in laboratories and are called medical research. George Bernard Shaw, Playwright, Nobel Prize 1925.

I am not interested to know whether vivisection produces results that are profitable to the human race or doesn't… The pain which it inflicts upon unconsenting animals is the basis of my enmity toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further. Mark Twain, author.

If man wants freedom why keep birds and animals in cages? Truly man is the king of beasts, for his brutality exceeds them. We live by the death of others. We are burial places! I have since an early age abjured the use of meat. Leonardo-da-Vinci

I do feel that spiritual progress does demand at some stage that we should cease to kill our fellow creatures for the satisfaction of our bodily wants. Gandhi

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

I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens. Isaac Bashevis

Vegetarianism is harmless enough though it is apt to fill a man with wind and self-righteousness. Robert Hutchison