Vegan Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old vegan quotes, vegan sayings, and vegan proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Veganism is not a sacrifice. It is a joy. Gary L. Francione
Being vegan is not always easy and accessible. But it's a way of life and makes me as a person feel really good and physically look better. Olivia Wilde
We do not need to eat animals, wear animals, or use animals for entertainment purposes, and our only defense of these uses is our pleasure, amusement, and convenience. Gary L. Francione
I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens. Isaac Bashevis Singer
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 Gellar
We don't need to eat anyone who would run, swim, or fly away if he could. James Cromwell
If you could see or feel the suffering you wouldn't think twice. Give back life. Don't eat meat. Kim Basinger
Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends. George Bernard Shaw
A human can be healthy without killing animals for food. Therefore if he eats meat he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. LeoTolstoy
I'm a vegan. It makes me feel really good and bright Lea Michele
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
Ethical veganism represents a commitment to nonviolence. Gary L. Francione
Vegetarians are the enemy of everything good and decent in the human spirit, an affront to all I stand for, the pure enjoyment of food. Anthony Bourdain
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
I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals. HenryDavid Thoreau
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
A human can be healthy without killing animals for food. Leo Tolstoy
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, the whole world would be vegetarian. Linda McCartney
We manage to swallow flesh, only because we do not think of the cruel and sinful thing we do. Rabindranath Tagore
I refuse to eat animals because I cannot nourish myself by the sufferings and by the death of other creatures. Edgar Kupfer-Koberwitz
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
Please don’t refuse with your eyes what the animals endure with their bodies. Shaun Monson
I won’t eat anything that has intelligent life, but I’d gladly eat a network executive or a politician. Marty Feldman
Being vegan is a glorious adventure. It touches every aspect of my life – my relationships, how I relate to the world. Victoria Moran
Vegan is just pure love. Love for animals, love for the planet, and love for yourself. Mischa Temaul
We are, quite literally, gambling with the future of our planet – for the sake of hamburgers. Peter Singer
Don't wait for a better world. Start now to create a world of harmony and peace. It is up to you, and it always has been. You may even find the solution at the end of your fork. Sharon Gannon
I’d been trying out vegetarianism for a year and a half maybe, and then I read [former cattle rancher-turned-vegetarian and food-safety activist] Howard Lyman’s book Mad Cowboy. After learning about the environmental impact of the dairy industry, I decided to take the full plunge into veganism. Scott Jurek