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Factory Farming Quotes


"Factory farming is the attitude that commodifies sentient life." - Gene Baur

"I truly don't judge other people's actions. But I think that factory farming is an abomination." - Moby

"Beekeeping is farming for intellectuals." - Sue Hubbell

"If a kid ever realized what was involved in factory farming, they would never touch meat again." - James Cromwell

"An environmentalist can oppose factory farming because it's reckless stewardship. A conservative can oppose factory farming because it is destructive to small farmers and to the decent ethic of husbandry those farmers live by. A religious person can oppose factory farming because it is degrading to both man and animal - an offense to God." - Matthew Scully

"The house is a factory." - Dave Eggers

"Why are vegans made fun of while the inhumane factory farming process regards animals and the natural world merely as commodities to be exploited for profit?" - Ellen Page

"While vegans and meat-eaters disagree, we can all be united in our fear and hatred for the horror that is factory farming." - Joel Salatin

"My job as a comedian is to heighten awareness about locally grown produce, fight factory farming, and promote euthanasia, but in a funny way." - Dov Davidoff

"Factory farming, of course, does not cause all the world's problems, but is is remarkable just how many of them intersect there." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"The recklessness with which we sacrifice our sense of decency to maximize profit in the factory farming process sets a pattern for cruelty to our own kind." - Jonathan Kozol

"I became a vegetarian after I became aware of factory farming and slaughterhouses and the torture and inhumane handling of all these animals." - Kevin Nealon

"The more exposure people have to the realities of factory farming, the more we will see people rejecting it. It's already happening." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"I don't like to see animals in pain. That was very uncomfortable to me. I don't like factory farming. I'm not an advocate for the meat industry." - Anthony Bourdain

"Factory farming, like comparable evils throughout history, depends for its existence upon concealment. It depends on people either not noticing or willfully averting their gaze." - Matthew Scully

"In the summer or fall of 1974, I read some books about factory farming, and decided that I wanted no part of it." - Matthew Scully

"Ninety-nine percent of all land animals eaten or used to produce milk and eggs in the United States are factory farmed. So although there are important exceptions, to speak about eating animals today is to speak about factory farming." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Farming out atrocities to paramilitaries is standard operating procedure." - Noam Chomsky

"Outlaw embryo farming, but allow using surplus embryos." - Mitt Romney

"Writing is conscience, scruple, and the farming of our ancestors." - Edward Dahlberg

"Farming implements are as cheap in Sydney as in England." - Charles Sturt

"Natural farming is just farming, nothing more. You don't have to be a spiritually oriented person to practice my methods." - Masanobu Fukuoka

"Urban farming is not only possible, it is crucial. But it can't be like the farming techniques of yore." - Homaro Cantu

"The Human heart is an idol factory." - John Calvin

"This year - a factory of semiconductors. Next year - a factory of whole conductors!" - Todor Zhivkov

"What I loathe is the multi-national conglomerates who must take responsibility for the degradation and pollution of so much of our landscape with their factory farming and greed." - Fay Godwin

"Factory farming came about from a moral race to the bottom, with corporations vying against each other to produce more and bigger animals with less care at lower cost." - Matthew Scully

"Factory farming is one of the biggest contributors to the most serious environmental problems. The meat industry causes more greenhouse gas emissions than all the cars, trucks, planes and ships in the world." - Joan Jett

"Organic farming appealed to me because it involved searching for and discovering nature's pathways, as opposed to the formulaic approach of chemical farming. The appeal of organic farming is boundless; this mountain has no top, this river has no end." - Eliot Coleman

"With wrong farming methods, we turn fertile land into desert. Unless we go back to organic farming and save the soil, there is no future." - Jaggi Vasudev

"The world is not a wish-granting factory." - John Green

"Our brain is the factory of the emotions" - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"The next movement is still in the factory." - Eugene Ormandy

"I'd always thought the world was a wish-granting factory." - Augustus

"Apparently, the world is not a wish granting factory." - Augustus

"Cheesecake Factory is great. It should have Michelin stars." - Blake Lively

"I was madder then a mosquito in a mannequin factory." - Larry The Cable Guy

"My parents were Muscovites. They worked at the Kaliber factory." - Mikhail Khodorkovsky

"I want to make a film about a factory worker." - Richard Linklater

"The chemistry involved made everything Factory did quite special." - Peter Hook

"Farming, if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work." - Cato the Elder

"Organic farming is personal." - Dave Carter

"My label is just "good farming", which isn't something you can put on a t-shirt." - Wendell Berry

"I still love farming and gardening and things like that in the summertime." - Blake Shelton

"I came from a farming background, and my career was teaching." - Seamus Heaney

"Farming - a vocation accursed of heaven, since one never saw a millionaire involved in it." - Gustave Flaubert

"Factory-farm lobbyists are so powerful and so well funded and they do everything in their power to hide the truth about farming. They keep the farms and slaughterhouses in places that most people never visit; they execute huge marketing campaigns in an effort to make animal production look like a happy, nice, benign institution." - Moby

"We know, at least, that this decision (ending factory farming) will help prevent deforestation, curb global warming, reduce pollution, save oil reserves, lessen the burden on rural America, decrease human rights abuses, improve publish health, and help eliminate the most systematic animal abuse in history." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"We can't plead ignorance, only indifference. Those alive today are the generations that came to know better. We have the burden and the opportunity of living in the moment when the critique of factory farming broke into the popular consciousness. We are the ones of whom it will be fairly asked, What did you do when you learned the truth about eating animals?" - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Factory farming is terrible for the environment-not to mention that it's gross. The best thing you can do, if you think about it, is to become a vegetarian and just spread the word. The world would change for the better for animals, humans, and the planet if everyone took that step." - Christofer Drew

"Factory farming is terrible for the environment-not to mention that it's gross. The best thing you can do, if you think about it, is to become a vegetarian and just spread the word. The world would change for the better for animals, humans, and the planet if everyone took that step." - Christofer Drew

"China is now urging citizens to eat less meat. Factory farming comes with immense costs to a society, and Chinese leaders are starting to recognize its implications for water use, the efficient use of grains and other food resources, and human health concerns." - Wayne Pacelle

"Factory farming isn't just killing: It is negation, a complete denial of the animal as a living being with his or her own needs and nature. It is not the worst evil we can do, but it is the worst evil we can do to them." - Matthew Scully

"I am not saying that factory farming is the same as the Holocaust or the slave trade, but it's clear that there is an immense amount of suffering in it, and just as we think that the Nazis were wrong to ignore the suffering of their victims, so we are wrong to ignore the sufferings of our victims." - Peter Singer

"I stopped eating beef in high school, and in college I stopped eating poultry. I am not a huge fan of factory farming and what we're doing to animals. I try to eat as clean as possible because I want to know what I'm putting into my body." - Susanna Thompson

"Bread and beauty grow best together. Their harmonious integration can make farming not only a business but an art; the land not only a food-factory but an instrument for self-expression, on which each can play music to his own choosing." - Aldo Leopold

"And I have to tell you, as tough as farming is, the idea of farming when you're losing money year after year... that's not life even, that's like death. That's eternal damnation." - Catherine Gilbert Murdock

"The only investable idea I have real confidence in is farming and forestry. My family owns some forest, and now we're closing on a farm. Make the farming more sustainable and the forestry more sustainable, and everyone benefits." - Jeremy Grantham

"Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the cornfield." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"An agrarian mind begins with the love of fields and ramifies in good farming, good cooking & good eating" - Wendell Berry

"The final principle of natural farming is NO PESTICIDES. Nature is in perfect balance when left alone." - Masanobu Fukuoka

"Remember that creating a successful marriage is like farming: you have to start over again every morning." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one." - Pope John Xxiii

"Sculpture is like farming. If you just keep at it, you can get quite a lot done." - Ruth Asawa

"So organic farming practices are something that, to me, are interlinked with the idea of using biodiesel." - Daryl Hannah

"I grew up in Palestine, West Virginia, which is mostly a farming community; there aren't a lot of jobs." - Jessica Lynch

"There are jobs Americans arent doing. ... If youve got a chicken factory, a chicken-plucking factory, or whatever you call them, you know what Im talking about." - George W Bush

"God is less careful than General Motors, for He floods the world with factory rejects." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"I don't need the factory behind me. I just need help getting my music heard." - Kaskade

"When we think of memetic culture, it is the sausage factory of the old days." - Christopher Poole

"Most women work one shift at the office or factory and a 'second shift' at home." - Arlie Russell Hochschild

". .women are house as well as factory slaves and are forced to bear a double workload." - Clara Zetkin

"I'm in show business. I'm not like a poor factory worker who'd been laid off." - Woody Allen

"Trusting the government with money creation is like trusting a drunk with a whiskey factory." - Doug Casey

"Get back to work all of you! I'm not running a happy factory here." - Mr. Krabs

"I do' need the factory behind me. I just need help getting my music heard." - Kaskade

"Visiting my mind is like visiting the Hermes factory. Sh*t is real." - Kanye West

"It's like trying to train an ADD cat in a mouse factory." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"In the factory we make cosmetics. In the store we sell hope." - Charles Revson

"We've got a lemon factory and we're turning out 80-85 percent lemons." - Albert Shanker

"Oh yeah, this was so comforting. Like a porcupine in a condom factory." (Danger)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"The emptiness was intense, like the stillness in a great factory when the machinery stops running." - Willa Cather

"One advantage of static factory methods is that, unlike constructors, they have names." - Joshua Bloch

"The imagination is a dream factory of which realities are a by-product." - Richard Wilkins

"I would rather sit in a factory than sit in a Maybach." - Kanye West

"The big corporations and the big companies turned musicians into factory workers on an assembly line." - Ray Davies

"... we use Dr.Ducks Ax Wax religiously on all Danelectros before they ever leave the factory..." - Brian Martin

"If people will bring dynamite into a powder factory, they must expect explosions." - Dorothy L Sayers

"As an actor we're just like workers in a factory, we provide our services to directors" - Chow Yun-Fat

"This car is more fun than the entire French air force crashing into a firework factory." - Jeremy Clarkson

"The artist is seen like a producer of commodities, like a factory that turns out refrigerators." - Sol Lewitt

"Philosophy is just a hobby. You can't open a philosophy factory." - Dewey Selmon

"In the factory, we make cosmetics; in the store we sell hope." - Charles Revson

"Never underestimate the power of a million amateurs with keys to the factory." - Chris Anderson

"Republican Party, you're a lie factory, that's all you do.-October 1, 2009" - Alan Grayson

"Man's nature, so to speak, is a perpetual factory of idols." - John Calvin

"Factory workers are not working for capitalism, they are working for a living wage." - Bernard Crick

"Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks." - Alistair Cooke

"One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell." - W H Auden

"The artist is seen like a producer of commodities, like a factory that turns our refrigerators." - Sol Lewitt

"Women movements would form among the factory workers, a great mobilisation that destroyed the old models." - Emma Bonino

"When we think of memetic culture, it is the 'sausage factory' of the old days." - Christopher Poole

"In the factory we make cosmetics; in the drugstore we sell hope." - Charles Revson

"Why are so many companies stuck in this factory model of working?" - Matt Mullenweg

"My dad sold encyclopedias and my mom worked in a factory office." - Mike Myers

"The more telly you do, the more it feels like a factory." - Kevin Whately

"I am not a piece of hash. I'm in charge of Factory Records. I think." - Tony Wilson

"Pork was in 1971, and I stopped hanging out at The Factory by like 1973." - Harvey Fierstein

"I personally chose to go vegan because I educated myself on factory farming and cruelty to animals, and I suddenly realized that what was on my plate were living things, with feelings. And I just couldn't disconnect myself from it any longer. I read books like 'Diet for a New America' and saw documentaries like 'Earthlings' and 'Meet your Meat,' and it became an easy choice for me." - Ellen Degeneres

"Some of us seem to be born with a drive to try to make the world kinder. In my twenties, living in New York City, I worked in a soup kitchen every Sunday for many years, just trying to do my part. Then I read Animal Liberation and learned about factory farming and the killing of animals for oven cleaner and realized nobody needed my help as badly as the animals did." - Karen Dawn

"An understandable hunger for ... potential clients tempts many [career counseling therapists] to overpromise, like creative writing teachers who, out of greed or sentimentality, sometimes imply that all of their students could one day produce worthwhile literature, rather than frankly acknowledging the troubling truth, anathema to a democratic society, that the great writer, like the contented worker, remains an erratic and anomalous event, ... immune to the methods of factory farming." - Alain De Botton

"Twelve thousand years ago, everybody on earth was a hunter-gatherer; now almost all of us are farmers or else are fed by farmers. The spread of farming from those few sites of origin usually did not occur as a result of the hunter-gatherers' elsewhere adopting farming; hunter-gatherers tend to be conservative.... Instead, farming spread mainly through farmers' outbreeding hunters, developing more potent technology, and then killing the hunters or driving them off of all lands suitable for agriculture." - Jared Diamond

"Man, Farmville is so huge! Do you realize its the second-biggest browser-based social-networking-centered farming game in the world?" - Randall Munroe

"There are three easy ways of losing money - racing is the quickest, women the most pleasant, and farming the most certain." - Lord Amherst

"Far from being a "luxury for the rich," organic farming may turn out to be a necessity not just for the poor, but for everyone." - Raj Patel

"Networking is not about hunting. It is about farming. It's about cultivating relationships. Don't engage in 'premature solicitation'. You'll be a better networker if you remember that." - Ivan Misner

"Farming is a profession of hope" - Brian Brett

"You need bad things to make good things. It's like with farming- if you want to grow a good crop, you need a lot of manure." - Mike Watt

"Taxation, gentlemen, is very much like dairy farming. The task is to extract the maximum amount of milk with the minimum amount of moo." - Terry Pratchett

"I do' know of a better argument in favor of farming with horses than trying to start an old tractor in the winter time." - Gene Logsdon

"Good farming, clear thinking, right living." - Henry A Wallace

"There are no Rohingya among the races [in Burma]. We only have Bengalis who were brought for farming [during British rule]." - Thein Sein

"Although natural farming - since it can teach people to cultivate a deep understanding of nature - may lead to spiritual insight, it's not strictly a spiritual practice." - Masanobu Fukuoka

"I go way beyond just the wood and stone but to the process of growth and farming and the tensions between the two." - Andy Goldsworthy

"The trouble with energy farming is that the energy isn't always where you want to use it, and it isn't always when you want to use it." - Bill Gates

"My mother's family raised grains and crops. My father's grew sugarcane and mangos. So I knew more about the basics of farming than of acting." - Margot Robbie

"Man, Farmville is so huge! Do you realize it's the second-biggest browser-based social-networking-centered farming game in the world?" - Randall Munroe

"Take away my people, but leave my factories and soon grass will grow on the factory floors......Take away my factories, but leave my people and soon we will have a new and better factory." - Andrew Carnegie

"The CEO of The Cheesecake Factory is now warning that Obamacare will be very costly. Hey, The Cheesecake Factory is one of the reasons we need Obamacare in the first place." - Jay Leno

"LEGO has announced that they are shutting down their U.S. factory and moving it to Canada. LEGO employees say it's their fault because they made the factory too easy to take apart and rebuild somewhere else." - Conan O'Brien

"Acknowledge to yourself that the factory job is dead. Having a factory job is not a natural state. It wasn't at the heart of being human until very recently. We've been culturally brainwashed." - Seth Godin

"The library is the biggest cracker box factory in the world. The more you eat, the more you want." - Ray Bradbury

"I almost shouldnt be in Limp Bizkit, its like I got matched in the factory with the wrong band." - Wes Borland

"As much as 95% of quality related problems in the factory can be solved with seven fundamental quantitative tools." - Kaoru Ishikawa

"Sure, they are the future of our world. Nike and Reebok need more factory workers every day." - Zach Braff

"I used to work in a factory and I was really happy because I could daydream all day." - Ian Curtis

"The factory farm has succeeded by divorcing people from their food, eliminating farmers, and ruling agriculture by corporate fiat." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"It's not fair," I said. "It's just so goddamned unfair." "The world," he said, "is not a wishgranting factory," - John Green

"People get offended by animal rights campaigns. It's ludicrous. It's not as bad as mass animal death in a factory." - Richard Gere

"Mama's in the factory, she ain't got no shoes. Daddy's in the alley, he's looking for food." - Bob Dylan

"Which is more musical: a truck passing by a factory or a truck passing by a music school?" - John Cage

"Hollywood is a mirage factory ..." - Anais Nin

"I quit my job at the helium gas factory. I didn't like being spoken to in that voice." - Stewart Francis

"Smooth shapes are very rare in the wild but extremely important in the ivory tower and the factory" - Benoit Mandelbrot

"There, in the tin factory, in the first moment of the atomic age, a human being was crushed by books." - John Hersey

"You know I hate disappointing even one person, and I really hate disappointing everyone but I love burlington coat factory" - Michael Scott

"Luck is manufactured in the factory of GOD only. So no reason for believing only GOD and not LUCK." - Anuj

"It's a hard slog doing promotion, but its nothing compared to working in a factory packing meat pies or whatever." - Felix Buxton

"...the influence of the factory upon the physiological and mental state of the workers has been completely neglected." - Alexis Carrel



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