Quotable Quotes from Vivian Farrell, Houston

“How smart does a chimpanzee have to be before killing him constitutes murder?” hCarl Sagan

“The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white people, or women created for men.” hAlice Walker

“The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.” hCharles Darwin

“The fate of animals is of greater importance to me than the fear of appearing ridiculous; it is connected with the fate of man.” hEmile Zola

“Do everything you can [to help suffering animals]. There are no excuses for inaction that matter to the animal.” hDr. Richard Morgan

“There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.” hIsaac Bashevis Singer

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.” hAnatole France

“He who is cruel to animals becomes hard in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” hImmanuel Kant

“The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” hMahatma Gandhi

“First it was necessary to civilize man toward man. Now it is necessary to civilize man in relation to nature and the animals.” hVictor Hugo

“From an early age I have abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men will look upon the murder of animals as they look upon the murder of men.” hLeonardo da Vinci

“If you cannot attain knowledge without torturing a dog, you must do without knowledge.” hGeorge Bernard Shaw

“Nature teaches the beasts to know their friends.” hWilliam Shakespeare

“Until we stop harming all living beings, we are still savages.” hThomas Edison

“Our task must be to . . . [widen] our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.” hAlbert Einstein

“The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to the other creatures, but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot.” hMark Twain

“I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.” hAbraham Lincoln

Quotable Quotes from Darrell R. Charlton, Jr.

"...and I whispered to the horse; trust no man in whose eye you don't see
yourself reflected as an equal." - Don Vincenzo Giobbe~

"If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the
shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal
likewise with their fellow men." - Saint Francis of Assisi~

"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by
the way its animals are treated….I hold that the more helpless a
creature, the more entitled it is to protection by man from the
cruelty of man" – Mahatma Gandhi

Quotable Quotes from Terry Watt

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only a little. Do what you can.

~ Sydney Smith ~

Quote from Tracy Young, Lost and Found Horse Rescue, Jacobus, Pennsylvania

"It's called guilt and shame.  Guilt and shame are the two things a person feels, I believe, when he's witnessed something that is wrong but yet he still tries to justify it."