"The beef industry has contributed to more American deaths than all the wars of this century, all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Neal Barnard on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Neal Barnard on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Neal Barnard on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Neal Barnard on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Neal Barnard on Joseph Stalin
"I have been following a vegan diet now since the 1980s, and find it not only healthier, but also much more attractive than the chunks of meat that were on my plate as a child."
"A vegan diet takes care of most of what we need to do. But you'll also want to minimize the use of oils generally, because while olive oil and other vegetable oils are better for your heart than chicken fat, they are as fattening as animal fats."
"Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat."
"In my own life, I decided to leave meat off my plate in medical school, but was a bit slow to realise that dairy products and eggs are not health foods either."