15 Quotes From Famous Thinkers Who Got It Right About Animals

Posted by on February 25, 2014 | Permalink

The principle of animal rights is nothing new – smart people throughout the ages have understood that animals aren’t ours to use and abuse! The following are some of our favourite quotes about animals from thinkers who made their mark on history:

1. George Bernard Shaw

QUOTE Bernard Shaw

2. Pythagoras

QUOTE Pythagoras

3. Albert Einstein

QUOTE Einstein

4. Mark Twain

QUOTE Mark Twain

5. Jeremy Bentham

QUOTE Bentham

6. Mohandas K. Gandhi

QUOTE Gandhi

7. Leonardo Da Vinci

QUOTE Leonardo

8. Alice Walker

QUOTE Alice Walker

Alice Walker” by Virginia DeBolt / CC BY-SA 2.0

9. Charles Darwin

QUOTE Darwin

10. Rachel Carson

QUOTE Rachel Carson

11. Martin Luther King Jr


12. Arthur Schopenhauer

Porträt des Philosphen Arthur Schopenhauer, 1852

13. St. Francis of Assisi

QUOTE Francis

14. Leo Tolstoy

Tolstoy quote

15. Ingrid E Newkirk

QUOTE Ingrid

Inspired? The world always needs more people to speak out for animals – take your first step by joining PETA’s Action Team: PETAUK.org/actionteam.