"I have no doubt that it is part of the destiny of the human race, in
its gradual development, to leave off the eating of animals."
"Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine
trees, and he who understands its a right will rather preserve its life
than destroy it."
"Every man who has ever been earnest to preserve his higher or poetic
faculties in the best condition, ahs been particularly inclined to
abstain from animal food."
"No humane being, past the thoughtless age of boyhood, will wantonly
murder any creature which holds it's life by the same tenure that he
"One farmer says to me, 'You cannot live on vegetable food solely,
for it furnishes nothing to make the bones with,' and so he religiously
devotes a part of his day to supplying himself with the raw material of
bones; walking all the while he talks behind his oxen, which, with
vegetable-made bones, jerk him and his lumbering plow along in spite of
"The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest."
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them."
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