Norm Phelps Quotes

The beginning of mindful eating is the realization that eating meat is not about the meat-eater; it is about the animals who are tormented and killed.

If we are not able to bring the churches the synagogues [and] the mosques around to the animal rights view we will never make large-scale progress for animal rights in the United States.

Veganism is simply letting compassion guide our choice of food. As such it is a basic Buddhist practice that ought to be expected of everyone who takes refuge vows.

The Buddha's teaching leads us to the realization that we must always strive to harm no sentient being human or nonhuman whether or not it is in our selfish interest to do so.

It is a feeble compassion that pulls up short where self-interest begins.