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Vegan Vegetarian Quotes


"I call myself a vegetarian with vegan tendencies." - Leona Lewis

"The best thing you can do for the planet is be vegan or vegetarian." - William Mcnamara

"I'm not a vegetarian." - Carol Alt

"I don't eat meat. I've been a vegetarian since 1971. I've gradually become increasingly vegan. I am largely vegan, but I'm a flexible vegan. I don't go to the supermarket and buy non-vegan stuff for myself. But when I'm traveling or going to other people's places, I will be quite happy to eat vegetarian rather than vegan." - Peter Singer

"I've seen a big gain in cardio since I went vegetarian and even gained a little more going vegan." - Andy Lally

"'Vegetarian' is a slippery word. I don't eat cheese, I don't eat duck - the point is I'm vegan." - Grace Slick

"Vegetarian is the New Prius" - Kathy Freston

"I'm pretty much a vegetarian." - Robin Day

"Monogamous musicians are like vegan hockey players." - Rob Sheffield

"The more [animal products] you remove from your diet, the better you feel. The difference between vegetarian and vegan is huge. I feel so much better as a vegan." - Pamela Anderson

"Leandros's favorite place had turned out not to be vegetarian, but vegan, which was for people who preferred their suicide slow." - Rob Thurman

"For those who are still merely vegetarian and not yet vegan, I ask, what in heaven's name are you waiting for?" - Howard Lyman

"The real challenge for a vegan is getting vitamin B and omega-3s, but you can get those in a vegetarian supplement." - Emily Deschanel

"Being a vegan is pretty easy these days, as almost every town and city has health food stores and vegetarian-friendly restaurants." - Moby

"Vegetarian is like raising a kid Mennonite. It's difficult but not that different. Raising your kid vegan is like being Amish. A totally different world." - Victoria Moran

"Vitamin D from mushrooms is not only vegan and vegetarian friendly, but you can prepare your own by exposing mushrooms to the summer sun." - Paul Stamets

"I'm a vegan. I lost 150 pounds because of being a vegan." - Mike Tyson

"I try to only eat animals that are vegan. I'm probably the opposite of a vegan." - Jim Gaffigan

"What I've been developing is a vegan fast food chain and vegan food markets." - Heather Mills

"Caesar's armies marched on vegetarian foods." - Will Durant

"Im a Tibetan monk, not a vegetarian," - Dalai Lama

"Never buy a fur from a vegetarian." - Joan Rivers

"Vegetarian: Indian word for lousy hunter." - Andy Rooney

"I'm not a vegetarian! I'm a dessertarian!" - Bill Watterson

"Stereotypical vegetarian food looks gray and brown." - Yotam Ottolenghi

"I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals. I'm a vegetarian because I hate plants." - A Whitney Brown

"I became a vegan because I'm better than you" - Thom Yorke

"I'm a vegan, but I like to look good, too." - Andre Benjamin

"Stop being a vegan and start enjoying what you eat." - Jamie Oliver

"A lot of people think I'm a vegan. I'm not." - Tao Lin

"If you think that being vegan is difficult, imagine how difficult it is for animals that you are not vegan." - Gary L Francione

"Until a vegan or vegetarian enters the room, people don't see themselves as meat-eaters. They are merely 'eaters', and it is we vegans who have made them aware of what they are doing. Often this is discomforting." - Carol J. Adams

"I've been vegetarian since the 80s and, lately, even vegan. And I once happened to witness the slaughter of a cow. What atrocity must undergo an animal to satisfy the appetite of those fat men who eat hamburgers!" - Anthony Kiedis

"When travelling, I make a point of eating a proper diet no matter where I am in the world. It is getting much easier to eat a vegetarian or vegan based diet." - Gary Player

"I'm pretty healthy so I think that helps a lot. I've been that way for a long time - 20 solid years of eating vegetarian/vegan and taking care of myself. That probably helps the preservation process." - Jared Leto

"I became a vegetarian out of compassion for animals and to live as healthy as possible. I realized soon after that I was truly concerned with nonviolent consumption and my own health, a vegan diet was the best decision." - Davey Havok

"I'm always thirsty when I wake up, so I guzzle a bottle of Smart water before I scramble tofu with onions, peppers and spinach and top it with salsa. I've been a vegetarian for years, but I recently became vegan." - Carrie Underwood

"My own view is that being a vegetarian or vegan is not an end in itself, but a means towards reducing both human and animal suffering and leaving a habitable planet to future generations." - Peter Singer

"I've never followed a vegan or vegetarian diet in the past, but I think I could do it. It would not be easy. I have worked with nutritionists who have said a vegan diet is not necessarily all positive for your health, because you need nutrients you only find in meats. I believe in a balanced diet." - Joel Robuchon

"I'm not a vegetarian, but I eat animals who are." - Groucho Marx

"A pacifist between wars is like a vegetarian between meals." - Ammon Hennacy

"Vegetarian: A person who eats only side dishes." - Gerald Lieberman

"Is a vegetarian permitted to eat animal crackers?" - George Carlin

"I would make a poor vegetarian because I adore meat." - Britt Ekland

"I'm vegetarian, so it's difficult for me to eat Tourtiere." - Charlotte Le Bon

"I eat more vegetables than the average vegetarian." - Robert Atkins

"I am vegetarian, though, and so is my family." - Joely Fisher

"If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian." - Paul Mccartney

"I'm into yoga, I meditate all the time, I'm vegetarian." - Russell Brand

"I've been a vegetarian since I was 19." - Erykah Badu

"I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants." - A Whitney Brown

"If you are not vegan, please consider going vegan. It's a matter of nonviolence. Being vegan is your statement that you reject violence to other sentient beings, to yourself, and to the environment, on which all sentient beings depend." - Gary L Francione

"If you care about animals, there is one and only one choice: go vegan. Can you choose not to be vegan? Sure. You can choose not to care." - Gary L Francione

"I recently became vegan because I felt that as a Jewish lesbian, I wasn't part of a small enough minority. So now I'm a Jewish lesbian vegan." - Carol Leifer

"If you care about animals, there is one and only one choice: go vegan. Can you choose not to be vegan? Sure. You can choose not to care." - Gary L Francione

"When I say a vegan diet can be "the healthiest dietary option we can live by," I mean an informed vegan diet." - Tom Regan

"I do recommend the vegan diet because you wake up and feel great!" - Jennifer Lopez

"In my experience of vegan food it tends to be a symphony of beige." - Jay Rayner

"in eating ecology love murder vegan vegetarianism flesh eating is unprovoked murder." - Benjamin Franklin

"My best performances were when I was 30 years old, and I was a vegan." - Carl Lewis

"My best year of track competition was the first year I ate a vegan diet." - Carl Lewis

"Once you become a vegan, the food of the world opens up to you." - Tom Regan

"Make vegan friends! It's a tough row to hoe doing it alone." - Tom Regan

"Concerning B12, 39% of Americans have a B12 deficiency yet only 1% of Americans are vegan. How can this be a vegan issue? And if nearly everyone in America is sick or has died from a disease, yet only 1% is vegan, how can sickness be a vegan problem?" - Gary Yourofsky

"I like being vegan, I think it's good for my health." - Moby

"I enjoy cooking and baking. Alicia Silverstone's vegan cookbook is awesome." - Marylouise Parker

"To be a gluten-free vegan is, like, the most difficult thing you can possibly be." - Zooey Deschanel

"Being a vegan is a first-world phenomenon, completely self-indulgent." - Anthony Bourdain

"People's choice to become vegan, from people I've spoken to, seems motivated by fear." - Anthony Bourdain

"I'm technically a vegan, but I do eat egg if it's in things." - Mayim Bialik

"I enjoy cooking and baking. Alicia Silverstone's vegan cookbook is awesome." - Mary-Louise Parker

"A vegan diet takes care of most of what we need to do." - Neal Barnard

"I think that veganism is a totally great choice with incredible benefits, but I don't think it's reasonable to expect other people to be vegan or to expect everybody to be vegan. You can proselytize all you want, but being vegan is a pretty intense choice for a lot of people. You can encourage people to eat vegan more, certainly, and I personally eat vegan quite often." - Adam Conover

"My girlfriend bought a cook book the other day called 'Cheap and easy vegetarian cooking'. Which is perfect for her, because not only is she vegetarian..." - Jimmy Carr

"I have been vegetarian for twelve years. And I have never been seriously ill. Vegetarian food strengthens the immune system. I think that meat makes you sick." - Bryan Adams

"By the way, I'm not a vegetarian. I have a lot of respect for people who are vegetarian for religious or ethical reasons." - Eric Schlosser

"My wife is a vegetarian. When my wife is with me, I eat vegetarian. When she's not, I eat meat. I'm just being honest." - J B Smoove

"My name is Ellen and I'm a vegetarian. Just to add another label to me: I am a lesbian, aquarian and vegetarian. I've said it..." - Ellen Degeneres

"There are many people who don't do well on a vegetarian or vegan diet, that for them, meat is a very nutritious food. So, I'm not prepared to give up meat. I don't think we need to give up meat, but we certainly need to change the way we raise meat and diminish the amount of it in our diet." - Michael Pollan

"How self-centered, how arrogant... Imagine the awesome privilege of living in a society where you get to choose what you eat at each and every meal. When I was a kid, I was a vegetarian and a vegan for long stretches... I was a commodity cheese-atarian." - Sherman Alexie

"Starvation does not occur because of a world food shortage. If everyone ate a vegetarian, or better still, a vegan diet there would be enough food for everyone. The only sane way forward is to grow food for humans rather than to feed it to farmed animals.." - Jeremy Rifkin

"Being vegan or vegetarian isn't just about compassion for animals. Most of the destruction of the planet is the result of all the clear-cutting, groundwater contamination, grain production, fuel consumption, greenhouse gas, viral proliferation - the direct result of livestock production." - William Mcnamara

"I'm still vegetarian - no, pescatarian, because I eat fish. I eat pretty much vegan at home, but when I'm on the road, I'm a bit more flexible. That was the kind of thing I learned as I got older - being flexible with it and listening to my body." - Amanda Crew

"I'm all in favor of animal rights, but I'd like to see the food movement take a much stronger stand in defense of basic human rights. If you're a vegan or a vegetarian, you should care about the people who are picking your fruits and vegetables by hand." - Eric Schlosser

"Well, everything with being vegan and vegetarian is a really big commitment. You have to do what you feel is best and what you believe in and what your body is telling you that it needs. I really think everyone should do what's best for them, and what's best for me may not be best for someone else." - Lea Michele

"No, I'm not a vegetarian. I do eat that way. I actually eat vegan quite a lot. I feel better when I eat that way, and I think there's been a lot of proof that's come up over the last however many years, that you can't deny, I don't think, that meat or dairy aren't all that good for us." - Hayley Williams

"He is by nature a vegetarian but would never consider giving up meat." - Michael Chabon

"CARNIVOROUS, adj. Addicted to the cruelty of devouring the timorous vegetarian, his heirs and assigns." - Ambrose Bierce

"You can't tell a doper well under control from a vegetarian book-keeper." - Raymond Chandler

"What every human being should do is eat a vegetarian diet based on whole foods. Period." - Roger Ebert

"A vegetarian? Are you insane? That's worse than bein' a quarter demon!" - Kami Garcia

"I'm not a vegetarian but I want you to know that my four dogs are safe." - Charlton Heston

"Love is when you fry the other person's bacon even if you're a vegetarian." - Patricia Nell Warren

"Eating together happily can best be crowned by the vegetarian foods." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"For the gentle werelibrarian, who's strictly vegetarian, there's nothing like Tofillager the MEATLESS TOFU VILLAGER" - Adam Rex

"I am not a complete vegetarian. I eat only animals that have died in their sleep." - George Carlin

"To become vegetarian is to step into the stream which leads to nirvana." - Gautama Buddha

"The easiest beneficence is a smile. The simplest release is to have a vegetarian meal." - Gautama Buddha

"I was a cannibal for twenty-five years. For the rest I have been a vegetarian." - George Bernard Shaw

"I didn't fight my way to the top of the food chain to be a vegetarian." - Erma Bombeck

"Because I love the taste of meat I am a reluctant but dedicated vegetarian." - Rex Harrison

"Hitler was a vegetarian." - Michael Symon

"There's no bigger pain anywhere in the world than a vegetarian." - Gordon Ramsay

"How can you be a vegetarian atheist and own a gun? Well, that's who I am." - Bobcat Goldthwait

"The things you did with that cucumber in college does not make you a vegetarian." - Anonymous

"I'm vegetarian so eating right definitely gives me the energy you need." - Shannon Elizabeth

"I love seafood. I'm not a vegetarian but I'm probably a pescetarian." - Padma Lakshmi

"I grow vegetables - I'm a vegetarian; I've got strawberries, artichokes, leeks, broad beans." - Anita Pallenberg

"Srikkanth is a vegetarian. If he swallows a fly, he will be in trouble" - Sunil Gavaskar

"I don't do the gym and I don't diet. I'm vegetarian but I don't diet." - Pamela Anderson

"If it were purely up to me, my kids would probably be vegetarian Catholic Marxists." - Martin Freeman

"I am almost a vegetarian, and I meditate, do yoga and love to hike." - Diane Von Furstenberg

"I don't like fruit but I'm vegetarian, so eat a lot of veggies." - Robin Gibb

"Everyone's a pacifist between wars. It's like being a vegetarian between meals." - Colman Mccarthy

"If slaughterhouses had glass walls the whole world would be vegetarian." - Linda Mccartney

"I'll work with anyone - and I really do mean that - Democrat, Republican, independent, Libertarian, contrarian, vegetarian." - Elizabeth Warren

"I don't think that eating bones is necessarily gruesome unless you're a vegetarian." - Greg Van Eekhout

"I'm pretty much a vegetarian, but I do eat fish and sometimes chicken" - Nastassja Kinski

"The closer you can live to being a vegetarian the better." - Gary Player

"Economy forced me to become a vegetarian, but I finally starting liking it." - A P J Abdul Kalam

"I'm a vegetarian, but I don't expect other people not to eat meat." - Bjorn Lomborg

"But you know, as a kid I would have thought of a vegetarian as a wimp." - Paul Mccartney

"I'm a vegetarian; I eat a lot of tofu and soy." - Kristen Wiig

"But I'm also a vegetarian so there's another factor I guess." - Radha Mitchell

"I didn't grow up eating meat - I was a vegetarian until I was 18." - Daphne Oz

"Economy forced me to become a vegetarian, but I finally starting liking it." - Abdul Kalam

"I'm not strictly vegetarian, but meat doesn't play a big part in my diet." - Katie Holmes

"I believe everything is about balance. I'm not 100% vegan, and obviously my fiance and my friends are not vegan, so I have to come up with a menu that will satisfy everybody." - Valentina Zelyaeva

"A vegan riding a hummer contributes less to greenhouse gas emissions than a meat eater riding a bicycle." - Paul Watson

"A vegan in a Hummer has a lighter carbon footprint than a beef eater in a Prius." - Michael Pollan

"Being vegan doesn't make you a stronger, better athlete. But it allows you to make yourself a stronger, better athlete." - Brendan Brazier

"I'm a vegan. I respect the environment, and I do my best to spread the importance of such an issue." - Jared Leto

"I am a vegan out of my love and respect for animals, as well as respect for myself." - Davey Havok

"No human influenced me to become vegan. The screaming, terrified, enslaved animals were the only influence needed." - Gary Yourofsky

"I'm vegan on home base, but when I travel to other countries, I throw it all into the garbage." - Lake Bell

"I'm not a true vegan." - Anthony Kiedis

"I'm a vegan, but you can be really unhealthy as a vegan, too. Vegan just means that you don't use animal products, so you don't wear leather, you don't wear wool, and you don't eat animal products. But you can eat French fries and stuff like that all day long." - Emily Deschanel

"We are vegans not simply because being vegan will reduce suffering. We are vegan because every sentient being values her or his life even if no one else does. We are vegan because justice minimally requires that we not take life for trivial purposes." - Gary L Francione

"As a vegan body-builder I want to show others that it is possible to gain significant muscle and strength on a vegan diet and I want to inspire others to follow this lifestyle. I love being vegan and knowing that I am having a positive impact on our society." - Robert Cheeke

"I've been vegan for 15 years, and it turns out it makes a very big impact on the environment to eat fewer animal products, which cause more greenhouse gases than all of transportation combined. The United Nations did a study just over two years ago, and that blew my mind. I started thinking that if people are vegetarian for just one day a week, that makes a huge difference!" - Emily Deschanel

"Have you seen Cowspiracy? It takes a lot more land to feed a meat eater than to feed a vegan or a vegetarian. It's something I'd love to get into but it's very hard to persuade people to stop things they've been doing for a long time. So maybe it needs to start with the next generation. Everyone needs to raise their children with a bit more responsibility." - Douglas Booth

"I was a vegan for two years, and I really enjoyed it. Then, I got to a point in my life at which I wanted to do something else, so now I'm a vegetarian. You should make your diet one that best fits you and how you feel. Listen to your body. The most important thing is to exercise, drink lots of water, and take really good care of yourself." - Lea Michele

"[My father] didn't make much money, and I tell a lot of people, you know, I was a vegetarian before people knew what a vegetarian was. That's all I ate was vegetables." - Hank Aaron

"When I work, I try to eat as much vegetarian as possible. When I do Cupid, I eat vegetarian because I need the energy. I've got those wings on my back." - Karl Urban

"I am an on-and-off vegetarian. Sometimes on, mostly off. I think it is better to be a vegetarian but occasionally, the call of the hot dog overpowers my ethics." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"There are three reasons why this book came into being. First, throughout the 33 years I've been writing recipes - although I'm not vegetarian myself - I have greatly enjoyed creating vegetarian recipes, and cooking and serving them at home." - Delia Smith

"I enjoy three meals a day, and 90 per cent of what I eat is vegetarian and homemade. I occasionally eat non-vegetarian, and chicken preparations are my favourite." - Saina Nehwal

"As long as there are slaughterhouses there will be battlefields. A vegetarian diet is the acid test of humanitarianism." - Leo Tolstoy

"I am a very strict vegetarian. ...I just really, really love animals, and I act on my values." - Natalie Portman

"I saw a vegetarian wearing a furry coat. so I looked closer. it was made of grass." - Steven Wright



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