Benjamin Franklin

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QUOTATIONS ARCHIVE

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.

Benjamin Franklin
(17 January 1706 – 17 April 1790) Printer, author, publisher, inventor, scientist, businessman, philosopher, statesman, and diplomat

“A man who gives up some of his freedom in pursuit of security deserves neither security nor freedom!”

“My refusing to eat meat occasioned an inconveniency, and I have been frequently chided for my singularity. But my light repast allows for greater progress, for greater clearness of head and quicker comprehension.”

“Flesh eating is unprovoked murder.”