These quotes were part of my free email series called Daily Dose of Compassion. These beautifully designed, shareable quotes are meant to inspire, motivate, and…
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“When you state: ‘I am vegan,’ you aren’t simply saying, ‘I eat vegetables.’ You are a physical manifestation of someone who is living consciously and compassionately.” ~CPG . . And you wonder why your being vegan pisses people off. . . #vegan #fortheanimals #zerowaste #indefenseofompassion
“Finding common ground is a great strategy for handling disagreement, but it’s not always easy to do, because you have to be more willing to find resolution than you are willing to be right; you have to be more willing to solve the problem than you are anxious to win the argument.” ~Colleen Patrick-Goudreau . . Do you want to find resolution? Or do you want to be right? . . Do you want to solve the problem? Or do you want to win the argument?
The message I received as a child was that the injured bird who was lucky enough to fall into my yard was worth saving, but the chickens and turkeys who “sacrificed themselves so that I could eat” were valuable only in so far as their flesh was tender and juicy. .. An arbitrary distinction to be sure, but to the animals, it's all the same.
Compassion isn't something to be afraid of. Lack of compassion is. -CPG . . #vegan #compassion #indefenseofcompassion #compassioninaction #joyfulvegan #fortheanimals #animaladvocacy #animalrights #animalcruelty #govegan #meat #animalwelfare #crueltyfree #veganforhealth #veganfortheanimals #veganfortheplanet #veganlifestyle #herbivore #veganvibes #govegan #vegetarian #veganrules
"It’s not that we CAN make a difference. It’s that we DO make a difference. Everything we do has an impact on something or someone else. We don't get to decide whether we CAN make a difference. We get to decide only if the difference we make is negative or positive. There are no neutral actions." -Colleen Patrick-Goudreau