25 Quotes About Kindness To Animals
Kindness is good for the soul. When we are kind to animals we also benefit ourselves. It feels good to be kind. But very often we forget this. If we are to reach our full potential as human beings, we need a radical shift in the way we view and treat other animals.
Many wise, enlightened and compassionate individuals throughout history have left some beautiful and inspirational quotes to guide and inspire us at times when we most need reminding of what our hearts already know.
Whether you are looking for quotes to post on social media, content for your blog posts, articles and posters or you’re simply after some personal inspiration, I hope you’ll find something here that touches your heart and soul.
So, without further ado, here are 25 powerful and inspiring quotes about kindness to animals:
“Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.”
— Arthur Schopenhauer, The Basis of Morality
“If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals”
— Albert Einstein
“The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.”
— Alice Walker
“We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.”
— Immanuel Kant
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”
— Dalai Lama
“The animal shall not be measured by man. In a world older and more complete than ours, they are more finished and complete, gifted with extensions of the senses we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear. They are not brethren, they are not underlings; they are other Nations, caught with ourselves in the net of…