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10 Quotes To Stop Animal Cruelty

Ending animal cruelty is an important goal for our society. These 10 quotes can help animal advocates like you feel inspired to stop animal cruelty and abuse.

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1. “Humanity's true moral test, its fundamental test…consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals.” - Milan Kundera

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2. “If you don't like pictures of animal cruelty being posted on social media, you need to help stop the cruelty, not the pictures. You should be bothered that its happening, not that you saw it.” - Marie Sarantakis

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3. “Societies that lack respect for animals eventually lose respect for human beings.” - Wayne Gerard Trotman

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4. “Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.” - Albert Schweitzer

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5. “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” - Mahatma Gandhi

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6. “Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake.” - Martin Luther King Jr.

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7. “I have always felt that the way we treat animals is a pretty good indicator of the compassion we are capable of for the human race.” - Ali McGraw

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8. “Concern for animals is a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done.” - Harriet Beecher Stowe

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9. “Non- violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.” - Thomas Edison

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10. “Compassion for animals is intimately connected with goodness of character; and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.” - Arthur Schopenhauer

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