"I think about where the food came from and the amount of work necessary to grow the food, transport it, prepare and cook it and bring it to the table." -- The Buddha, Five Contemplations When Eating
"Man resembles no carnivorous animal." -- Percy Shelley, A Vindication of Natural Diet
"Therefore, vegetarians should have that moral basis—that a man was not born a carnivorous animal, but born to live on the fruits and herbs that the earth grows." -- Mahatma Ghandi, Diet and Diet Reform
"The repugnance to animal food is not the effect of experience, but is an instinct." -- Henry David Thoreau, Waldon
"It has long been a belief that odors have a curious effect on morals . . ." -- L.S.M. Curtin, Healing Herbs of the Upper Rio Grande
"How far is anyone justified, be he an authority or a layman, in expressing or trying to express in terms of music (in sounds, if you like) the value of anything, material, moral, intellectual, or spiritual, which is usually expressed in terms other than music? How far afield can music go and keep honest as well as reasonable or artistic?" -- Charles Ives, Essays Before a Sonata
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