Pythagoras, 582 B.C.
Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances
for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
And there are the ideas of the future of freeing of slaves,
of giving equality to women, (and) of ceasing to use flesh food.
Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living
things, man will not himself find peace.
The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives.
Animals are my friends...and I dont eat my friends.
George Bernard Shaw
Men dig their Graves with their own Teeth and die more by
those fated Instruments than by the Weapons of their Enemies.
Thomas Moffet, 1600
We spend the first half of our lives wasting our health to
gain wealth. And the second half of our lives spending our wealth to regain
Men must become harmless before the brute creation and when
men lose their vicious dispositions and cease to destroy the animal race, the
lion and the lamb can dwell together, and the suckling child can play with the
serpent in safety.