Morarji Desai Quotes

I would therefore say that for no reason whatsoever except in self-defence should one think of killing any animal.

As long as man eats animals how can cruelty to animals be removed.

Therefore vegetarianism alone can give us the quality of com-passion which distinguishes man from the rest of the animal world.

The vegetarian movement is an ancient movement and is not quite a modern one.

All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.

Life at any time can become difficult: life at any time can become easy. It all depends upon how one adjusts oneself to life.

I believe in preventing cruelty to all living beings in any form.

I do not say that one who is vegetarian is full of compassion and one who is not is otherwise. We sometimes find people who are vegetarians are very bad people.

One has got to choose between the two evils also between the lesser of the two evils in the matter of food and therefore vegetarian food has got to he taken by man in order to sustain human life.

One can't be kind to one person and cruel to another.

An expert gives an objective view. He gives his own view.

In the early ages I believe not much thought was given to what man is and what his real functions should be and what is the real purpose of his life.

It is therefore a fact that anybody who wants to realise Truth or who wants to be humane must follow non-violent ways of life otherwise he will not be able to reach the Truth.

If we do not want to be pained by anybody we must not pain anybody; and how can man consider himself humane if he wants to live at the cost of others.

Self-help must precede help from others. Even for making certain of help from heaven one has to help oneself.

We should propagate the values of vegetarianism.