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.
“Tenderness and mercy and gentility, and all the spiritual qualities that
set man off so greatly from beasts of prey, are lacking in the lion, tiger,
wolf and other carnivores. The claim that man has evolved to such a high
mental plane and spiritual plane that he must have meat is exactly the
opposite of the facts. He must crush and harden his higher nature in order
to hunt and fish and prey.”