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Vegan Quotes


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

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

"I would love to make @BarackObama vegan." - Courtney Stodden

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

"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

"I'm a vegan, but you can be really unhealthy as a vegan, too." - Emily Deschanel

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

"He's as nutty as a vegan T-bone." - David Sedaris

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

"A high percentage of vegan men look like lesbians." - Dov Davidoff

"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

"I'm a proud vegan, whistle-blower, and animal rights activist." - Steveo

"I've been a vegan for about 15 years." - Emily Deschanel

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

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

"Being vegan just gives you such great karma." - Alicia Silverstone

"I'm not telling people to go vegan overnight." - Heather Mills

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

"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

"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 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

"Vegan food is not only good for you, the animals, and the planet, but cooking vegan can be simple, easy, and fun." - Sharon Gannon

"I'm John Salley, and I'm a vegan. I'm a vegan because I'm only four pounds heaver than I was in 1989." - John Salley

"The gaunt, unhealthy vegan is the muffin vegan. Bread and fries and processed veggie dogs. It's like, 'Hello? Did you eat your vegetables?'" - Kris Carr

"I try to stick to a vegan diet heavy on fruit and vegetables." - Clint Eastwood

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

"I'm on a vegan diet, I do yoga every day, I work out, I'm totally spiritual ..." - Avril Lavigne

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

"I'm really not an angry vegan, but human beings are f***ing rude." - Russell Simmons

"I can't think of anything better in the world to be but a vegan." - Alicia Silverstone

"I'm a level 5 vegan, I don't eat anything that casts a shadow." - Matt Groening

"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

"I dream of a vegan world - that's where I want everything to go." - Gene Baur

"It costs us so little to go vegan. It costs animals so much if we don't." - Gary L Francione

"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

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

"I eat mostly vegan, try to get enough sleep. For me, that's really critical." - Jorja Fox

"Make your next car electric, put solar panels on your roof, and go vegan." - Leilani Munter

"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

"The vegan diet is obviously lacking whatever essential nutrient it is that makes people likeable." - Jim Goad

"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 make a vegan baked ziti. And even though that doesn't sound enjoyable, it really is." - Lea Michele

"I'm a vegan. It makes me feel really good and bright." - Lea Michele

"Cheap meat is the problem. The answer is to replace meat recipes with vegan meals." - Ingrid Newkirk

"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

"I have had vegan Thanksgiving of tofurkey and soy gravy. And it's not to say that Thanksgiving will ever justify the genocide of the Native Americans. But vegan Thanksgiving - that's just spitting on the graves, isn't it?" - Hari Kondabolu

"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

"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

"I've been vegan for about 10 and a half years. It's been all good. I'm obviously much healthier" - Woody Harrelson

"My fridge is really just vegan: coconut water, Gatorade (my favorite!), cucumbers, mint, kale, vegetables, ginger, and wheat grass." - Serena Williams

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

"You cannot live a nonviolent life as long as you are consuming violence. Please consider going vegan." - Gary L Francione

"Being vegan helped me realize I can say and do what I believe is right. That's powerful." - Alicia Silverstone

"Becoming vegan is the most important and direct change we can immediately make to save the planet and its species." - Chris Hedges

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

"The vegan lifestyle is a compassionate way to live that supports life, supports fairness and equality, and promotes freedom." - Robert Cheeke

"Once I learned how to be a healthy vegan by eating the right foods my performance improved dramatically." - Brendan Brazier

"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

"Vegan or not, gluten-free or not, Erin McKenna's donuts are the best I've had in 20 years, without exception." - Mark Bittman

"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

"When I became vegan 5 years ago, it was truly eye opening. I think it's all about perspective, really." - Kat Von D

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

"The reason my food bank is vegan is because I can't pay for animal products in good conscience." - Sam Simon

"I thought being vegan was going to be some really horrible way of life that had no flavor." - Robin Quivers

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

"I'm really interested in vegan nail polishes, because a lot of nail polishes have a lot of toxins in them." - G Hannelius

"You don't have to become a vegan. You can become a plant-passionate, plant-inspired bean lover!" - Kris Carr

"You can't jump to vegan if you're not. Some people are absolute. Some people are able to be gradual." - Russell Simmons

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

"I'm about 90 percent vegan. I think veganism is really well suited for training, at least for me anyway." - Alanis Morissette

"I became vegan because I saw footage of what really goes on in the slaughterhouses and on the dairy farms." - Ellen Degeneres

"For me, going vegan was an ethical and environmental decision. I'm doing the right thing by the animals." - Alexandra Paul

"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

"Remember that as a vegan, you save dozens of animals every year from the horrors of factory farms, which is great. And when you convince one person to also become vegan, in that moment you double your lifetime impact as a vegan! That's power - and we should use it as effectively as possible. Check out the 'Be a better advocate' videos and essays at" - Bruce Friedrich

"Here is a tip for all you young people drinking wine. With pasta, drink white wine. With steak, drink red wine. And if you're vegan, you're annoying." - Demetri Martin

"Every time you drink a glass of milk or eat a piece of cheese, you harm a mother. Please go vegan." - Gary L Francione

"Vegan With A Vengeance is on my kitchen shelf. This fun and creative book is delicious for people like me, who don't eat pets." - Joan Jett

"What we often fail to recognize is how efficient a vegan diet is. Less land, less water, more food for our spiraling population." - Ed Begley Jr

"Being vegan provides us with the peace of knowing that we are no longer participants in the hideous violence that is animal exploitation." - Gary L Francione

"A vegan diet is one of the best things you can do for your health and the well being of our planet." - Robert Cheeke

"Being a vegan just helps me build up my self-esteem. I feel good about it every time I eat a meal." - Steve-O

"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

"I am moving towards being vegan. When I crack an egg now, I look and think could that have become a baby" - Heather Mills

"Vegan With A Vengeance is on my kitchen shelf. This fun and creative book is delicious for people like me, who do' eat pets." - Joan Jett

"Do you know why most survivors of the Holocaust are vegan? It's because they know what it's like to be treated like an animal." - Chuck Palahniuk

"I've found that eating vegan the last five or six months has really given me energy, I feel good and I look fabulous." - Ted Danson

"Usually, old ladies tell me to find Jesus. Look, I'm just trying to find some chai and a good vegan muffin." - Davey Havok

"The point at which society moves towards our views is a point where we are significantly closer to the vegan world that we are all working toward." - Bruce Friedrich

"Being vegan is not always easy and accessible. But it's a way of life and makes me as a person feel really good and physically look better." - Olivia Wilde

"There is nothing more 'elitist' than thinking our palate pleasure can ever justify a second of suffering or a single death. Please go vegan." - Gary L Francione

"Obviously, I think being vegan is important. But no one should judge anybody. I'm not a dictator and I don't expect anyone to be any certain way." - Pamela Anderson

"Being a joyful vegan is the best way I know to contribute to the happiness of others, ultimately ensuring our own happiness." - Sharon Gannon

"A vegan who beats his wife is far further down the ethical ladder than a meat eater who's kind to his children." - Moby

"I have a dog as well, and I'm not a vegan or anything. But I needlepoint and I have a cat, so it's not boding well." - Emmy Rossum

"I've been an animal rights activist and a vegan for 28 years. The entire time, I've asked myself: How do I best advance an animal rights agenda?" - Moby

"I've always thought it would be fun to have a vegan campaign aimed at gays called "Don't be a Dairy Queen."" - Dan Mathews

"Being vegan is a glorious adventure. It touches every aspect of my life - my relationships, how I relate to the world" - Victoria Moran

"Being a vegan just helps me build up my self-esteem. I feel good about it every time I eat a meal." - Steveo

"I went into raw vegan for a while, but I prefer cooked food, the way it smells, the way it feels going through your system." - John Salley

"My big downfall is deep-dish pizza from Chicago. That is why I can't go vegan - I can't give up cheese. I can't give up dairy." - Parvesh Cheena

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

"I thought a vegan diet would be too difficult, being on the road so much, but it's been far easier than I thought." - Michelle Forbes

"Though I'm vegan and advocate that others eat a plant-based diet, I know that many people aren't quite ready to take that step in whole." - Kathy Freston

"The best part of being a vegan is the purity and peace of mind one experiences and the strong connection I feel to the animal kingdom." - Uri Geller

"I've heard there are vegan corn dogs - I don't know if that's true but, jeez, I'd love to eat one of them." - Davey Havok

"Unless you're a vegan freak of nature like Tony Gonzalez, I don't think you can play sports much past your early 30s." - Jeff Ament

"I've been vegan since I got out of the hospital... It's another eye opener. It changed my life in a number of ways." - Travis Barker

"There's a vegan and gluten-free bakery called BabyCakes that I love. They've got shops in New York and Los Angeles. Their stuff is amazing." - Zooey Deschanel

"When you're vegan, you spend your time chasing protein, and you're eating food that's way too high in carbs. I could never catch up on protein." - Rick Rubin

"I am not strict vegan, because I'm a hedonist pig. If I see a big chocolate cake that is made with eggs, I'll have it." - Grace Slick

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

"Mainly I'm a vegan because I like animals, and I don't want to be involved in their suffering. Also, it's better for my health and for the environment." - 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

"I could be a vegan in sackcloth and flip-flops, but I find fabulous boots with periwinkle cuffs a far preferable option." - Victoria Moran

"The hardest part about being vegan is shoes. I mean, really, that's the only difficult part, finding shoes that don't have leather on them." - Lisa Edelstein

"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

"If youre a vegan who ran a marathon & got your dogs from a shelter, how do you decide which thing to wedge into the conversation first?" - Ken Jennings

"Being vegan is a glorious adventure. It touches every aspect of my life - my relationships, how I relate to the world." - Victoria Moran

"Being vegan is not the key to immortality. We're all going to get sick and die. But to know you're living without harming? That's the loveliest feeling." - Victoria Moran

"If the whole world went vegan, there would be less war. How you eat determines your mood and your outlook on life." - Alexandra Paul

"I have not really experienced any significant conflict with anyone in regard to my choice to be vegan, although going out to eat is hard sometimes." - Daniel Johns

"Being vegan is not a matter of "lifestyle." It is a matter of fundamental moral obligation. Is being vegan a matter of "choice"? Only insofar as we are able to choose to ignore our moral obligations not to exploit the vulnerable." - Gary L Francione

"Be a good example and a positive ambassador for vegan living, and be patient and understanding with people who aren't vegan. Support any move non-vegans make away from animal consumption toward plant-based eating. Nurture even small positive steps, as these tend to empower people and build momentum toward bigger steps." - Gene Baur

"The primary benefit of a vegan diet is that the removal of animal products usually necessitates a higher amount of nutrient-rich plant produce. The cons of a vegan diet could be the inclusion of too much heavily processed food, including seitan and isolated soy protein, flour, sweeteners and oils." - Joel Fuhrman

"Almost as soon as I went vegan, people started telling me that my skin looked great, and that I appeared younger, slimmer, and healthier. I'm convinced that of all the changes I've made to my lifestyle, it's the adoption of a vegan diet that has been best for me - physically, mentally, and certainly spiritually." - Steve-O

"Becoming a vegan gave me another opportunity to live a healthy life. I was so congested from all the drugs and bad cocaine, I could hardly breathe, [I had] high blood pressure, [was] almost dying [and had] arthritis. And once I became a vegan all that stuff diminished," - Mike Tyson

"I have to say that being a vegan in 1986 or whenever was a lot different than being a vegan in 2012. You'd go to health foods stores and basically your choice was between Mung beans and nutritional yeast, and that's about it." - Moby

"I think as the beauty industry moves forward, you will start to see more brands opening their eyes and becoming vegan. Excluding a huge part of the beauty consumers who only buy vegan, isn't right and if you can make just as high-quality makeup, why not stop cruelty?" - Jeffree Star

"One of the main reasons I'm vegan is because I'm ethically lazy. My friends who eat meat or who eat eggs have to sometimes wrestle with the ethical consequences of their actions. By being vegan, I take the easy way out." - Moby



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