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Carl Sagan


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.

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Sagan was the faculty adviser for the Cornell Students for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

"If there is life, then I believe we should do nothing to disturb that life. Mars then, belongs to the Martians, even if they are microbes."

-Carl Sagan, COSMOS, episode "Blues for a Red Planet"

You can hear Carl make the Mars statement here: It starts at about 2:50