"We need a better way to talk about eating animals, a way that doesn't ignore or even just shruggingly accept things like habits, cravings, family and history but rather incorporates them into the conversation. The more they are allowed in, the more able we will be to follow our best instincts."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Jonathan Safran Foer on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Jonathan Safran Foer on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Jonathan Safran Foer on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Jonathan Safran Foer on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Jonathan Safran Foer on Margaret Mead
"There's no being wrong in seeing something in art, only being disagreed with."
"Literature has drawn a funny perimeter that other art forms haven't."
"Food is not just what we put in our mouths to fill up it is culture and identity. Reason plays some role in our decisions about food, but it's rarely driving the car."
"Maybe one day the world will change, that we'll be in a luxurious position of being able to debate whether or not it's inherently wrong to eat animals, but the question doesn't matter right now."
"When it comes to meat, change is almost always cast as an absolute. You are a vegetarian or you are not."
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