“I am a firm believer in eating a full plant-based diet, whole food diet that can expand your life length and make you an all-round happier person.”
Ariana Grande is an American singer and actress. She began her career in 2008 in the Broadway musical 13, before playing the role of Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon television series Victorious, and in the spinoff Sam & Cat. She has also appeared in other theatre and television roles and has lent her voice to animated television and films.
Leonardo da Vinci
“My body will not be a tomb for other creatures.”
As a painter, sculptor, architect, inventor, military engineer and draftsman, Leonardo da Vinci was the epitome of a “Renaissance man.” He was a leading artist and intellectual of the Italian renaissance and well-known for his enduring work.
“As we talked of freedom and justice one day for all, we sat down to steaks. I am eating misery, I thought, as I took the first bite. And spit it out.”
Alice Walker grew up to become a highly acclaimed novelist, essayist and poet. She is best known for her 1982 novel, The Color Purple, which won the 1983 Pulitzer prize for fiction. It was adapted for the big screen by Steven Spielberg and starred Oprah Winfrey. Walker is also known for her work as an activist.
Martina Navratilova, Athlete (b. 1956) “I haven’t bought any leather articles for a very long time. My ideal is to be able to avoid all animal products, in food as well as clothing.”
Cesar Chavaz, Civil rights activist (1927-1993) “We need, in a special way, to work twice as hard to help people understand that the animals are fellow creatures, that we must protect them and love them as we love ourselves.”
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Poet (1792-1822) “There is no disease, bodily or mental, which adoption of vegetable diet, and pure water has not infallibly mitigated, wherever the experiment has been fairly tried.”
Mike Tyson, Professional Boxer (b. 1966) “I wish I was born this way [as a vegan] . . . I wonder why I was crazy all those years.”
Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist (1879-1955) “Vegetarian food leaves a deep impression on our nature. If the whole world adopts vegetarianism, it can change the Destiny of humankind.”
Erykah Badu, Musical Artist (b. 1971) “Vegan food is soul food in its truest form. Soul food means to feed the soul. And to me, your soul is your intent. And if your intent is pure, you are pure.”
Pino Caruso, Italian Actor (b. 1934) “People eat meat and think they will become strong as an ox, forgetting that the ox eats grass.”
Jeremy Bentham, English philosopher and social reformer (1748-1832) Regarding animals: “The question is not, ‘Can they reason?’ nor ‘Can they talk?’ but ‘Can they suffer?’”