Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran on Learning

"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teach...
Dalai_Lama

The Dalai Lama on Animals

"Killing animals for sport, for pleasure, for adventure, and for hides and furs is a phenomena which is at once disgusting and distressing. There is n...
Leo-Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy on Animals

"A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake...
Dalai_Lama

Dalai Lama on Animals

"Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other cr...
sh-background

Sam Harris on Character

"Almost all our suffering is the product of our thoughts. We spend nearly every moment of our lives lost in thought, and hostage to the character of t...
Mark-Twain

Mark Twain on Animals

"I have been studying the traits and dispositions of the “lower animals” ( so called ) and contrasting them with the traits and dispositions of man. I...
Mark-Twain

Mark Twain on Animals

"Heaven is by favor; if it were by merit your dog would go in and you would stay out. Of all the creatures ever made is the most detestable. Of the...