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.
We who choose to surround ourselves
with lives even more temporary than our
own, live within a fragile circle;
easily and often breached.
Unable to accept its awful gaps,
we would still live no other way.
We cherish memory as the only
certain immortality, never fully
understanding the necessary plan.