"Because we all share this small planet Earth, we have to live in harmony and peace with each other and with nature. That is not just a dream, but a necessity."
- Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader.
"Never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way."-Martin Luther King,Jr.
"The worse sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them. That's the essence of inhumanity." - George Bernard Shaw
"Of all the creatures, man is the most detestable. Of the entire brood, he's the one that possesses malice. He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain."
"We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict would depict the Devil in human form." -William Ralph Inge, Outspoken Essays