This Quotations Archive contains words from famous and some not
so famous people who have expressed a sense of love, compassion, and respect for
all of God's creation: for people, for animals, and for the environment.
They speak of our teaching methods and philosophy. They speak of a
lifestyle of non-violence. They seek to eliminate cruelty and
suffering. They seek to wake us up. They seek to give us hope.
"It would seem as if
the primitive Christian, by laying so much stress upon a future life in
contradistinction to this life, and placing the lower creatures out of the pale
of hope, placed them at the same time out of the pale of sympathy, and thus laid
the foundation for this utter disregard of animals in the light of our fellow