It’s high time we stop and say ‘No’ to animal abuse and cruelty from the very root of the human mind.
Do you know that in the United States alone, 1million animals are abused or killed every single year, including pet animals like dogs and cats?
Imagine the horrifying and heart wrenching sad animal abuse facts of the rest of the countries around the globe.
Animal cruelty and animal abuse only show that man has lost the touch of love and compassion. Somewhere down the line in the name of civilization, humanity has gone even more brutal than the caveman and ancients hunters.
Every religion teaches us not to hurt animals and live in a symbiotic relationship with the loving creatures.
Even if you talk about the wild animals, man has done excessive intrusion into wildlife through illegal poaching of high demand animal valuables like ivory, horns, fur, shells, etc.
Each day, there is a lot of animal abuse happening in the name of testing cosmetics, in pharmaceutical labs, for leather, for wool, in the food industry, etc.
Don’t forget the billion-dollar industry of animal slaughterhouses.
Man’s atrocity to animals is endless.
Till the time we fundamentally change into compassionate human beings, we will remain violent and loveless.
I hope our animal abuse quotes from experts will act as an eye-opener and help everybody change into a better individual and thereby creating a better world.
Best Animal Abuse Quotes and Sayings
For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other. Indeed, he who sows the seed of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love.
Humanity’s true moral test, its fundamental test consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals.
– Milan Kundera
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
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
– Immanuel Kant
Our treatment of animals will someday be considered barbarous. There cannot be perfect civilization until man realizes that the rights of every living creature are as sacred as his own.
– Dr. David Starr Jordan
We cannot glimpse the essential life of a caged animal, only the shadow of its former beauty.
– Julia Allen Field
If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.
– Albert Einstein
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
A good deed done to an animal is as meritorious as a good deed done to a human being, while an act of cruelty to an animal is a bad as an act of cruelty to a human being.
– Prophet Mohammed
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
– Mahatma Gandhi
An animal experiment cannot be justifiable unless the experiment is so important that the use of a brain-damaged human would be justifiable.
– Peter Singer
Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow-creatures is amusing in itself.
– J.A. Froude
Why should man expect his prayer for mercy to be heard by what is above him when he shows no mercy to what is under him?
– Pierre Troubetzkoy
We should remember in our dealings with animals that they are a sacred trust to us from our Heavenly Father. They are dumb and cannot speak for themselves.
– Harriet Beecher Stowe
Every animal knows more than you do.
– Native American Proverb
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
– George Bernard Shaw
Animals can communicate quite well. And they do. And generally speaking, they are ignored.
– Alice Walker
I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it’s such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
– Ellen DeGeneres
Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar.
– Bradley Miller
There is no fundamental difference between man and the higher animals in their mental faculties… The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness, and misery.
– Charles Darwin
To give a child animal products is a form of child abuse.
– Neal Barnard
Murderers … very often start out by killing and torturing animals as kids.
– Robert K. Ressler
I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals.
– Richard Pryor
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
We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words.
– Anna Sewell
The abuse of a harmless thing is the essence of sin.
– A. W. Tozer
We cannot have two hearts, one for the animals and one for men. In cruelty towards the former and cruelty to the latter there is no difference but in the victim.
– Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine
In justifying cruelty to animals we put ourselves also on the animal level. We choose the jungle and must abide by our choice.
– C. S. Lewis
Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
– Thomas A. Edison
I hope our animal abuse quotes collection was an eye-opener and uplifts you to live a more compassionate life than before.
Share it with your loved ones in social circles and let them know that ‘he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.’
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