9 Hard-Hitting Animal Rights Quotes From Morrissey

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The iconic musician, compassionate activist and long-time PETA supporter has just published his first novel, List of the Lost. Morrissey has also just finished a sold-out UK tour. (Thank you to everyone who came and said hello to the PETA volunteers handing out fliers at the gigs.)

To celebrate, we look back at some of his most memorable animal rights quotes.

  1. Morrissey Be Kind to Animals TeeMoz pulls no punches on this (already cult) T-shirt.
  2. Moz told Live Earth organisers why they really should have insisted on a vegan menu.

  3. Morrissey speaks out on behalf of beagles who are frequently used in cruel experiments.

  4. Morrissey the bulfighter dies© Larry Torro
    In his song “The Bullfighter Dies”, Morrissey says what we’re all thinking about bullfighting.

  5. A graphic indictment of the meat industry from Morrissey’s new novel.

  6. Most vegans have probably felt this way at some point in their lives.
  7. Morrissey-with-Turkey-Quote© Chris Polk/Filmmagic.com

    Some heartfelt lyrics from “I’m Not a Man”.

  8. Morrissey talks social progress on his blog.
  9. Morrissey billboard Meat is Murder
    Finally, some lines from the iconic “Meat Is Murder”, which blazed its way into the popular consciousness when it was first released in the 80s. Now, it’s still said to turn some fans vegetarian on the spot when Morrissey plays it on tour.


Inspired? Read more famous animal rights quotes.

And join PETA’s Action Team to get more involved in the animal rights movement in the UK.


  • emily taffi commented on October 4, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    He is so brave and good and necessary. The love magnifies.

  • Nico commented on December 2, 2015 at 2:28 pm

    Where can I buy these shirts?

  • risa renee commented on July 12, 2016 at 4:45 pm

    Stop hurting and killings animals!

  • Judi commented on October 9, 2016 at 8:19 pm

    I have great respect for Morrisey – keep it going – we love you.

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