I don't understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced vegetarian diet is considered drastic, while it is medically conservative to cut people open and put them on cholesterol lowering drugs for the rest of their lives. - Dean Ornish
I was a vegetarian until I started leaning toward the sunlight. - Rita Rudner
It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind. - Albert Einstein
Our treatment of animals, in every department, is deeply and systematically immoral. Becoming a vegetarian is only the most minimal ethical response to the magnitude of the evil. - Colin McGinn
Presenting a rational argument to a person who has forsaken the use of reason is like asking a vegetarian to eat a cheeseburger. - Michel Templet
To be a vegetarian is to disagree - to disagree with the course of things today... starvation, cruelty - we must make a statement against these things. Vegetarianism is my statement. And I think it's a strong one. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
To become vegetarian is to step into the stream which leads to nirvana. - Gautama Buddha
Appeasers believe that if you keep on throwing steaks to a tire, the tiger will become a vegetarian. - Heywood Broun
I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals, I'm a vegetarian because I hate plants. - A. Whitney Brown
CARNIVOROUS, adj. Addicted to the cruelty of devouring the timorous vegetarian, his heirs and assigns. - Ambrose Bierce
If slaughterhouses had glass walls everyone would be a vegetarian.
I am very proud of the fact that 20 years [sic] on people tell me they became a vegetarian as a result of 'Meat is Murder'. I think that is quite literally rock music changing someone's life - it's certainly changing the life of animals. It is one of the things I am most proud of. - Johnny Marr
A pacifist between wars is like a vegetarian between meals. - Ammon Hennacy
I don't understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced, vegetarian diet is considered drastic, while it is medically conservative to cut people open. - Dean Ornish
To expect life to treat you good is foolish as hoping a bull won't hit you because you are a vegetarian. - Roseanne Barr