I love inspirational quotes. And I found there are many about the power of healthy food, vegan and vegetarian lifestyles.
On this page, you'll find many quotes for starting or maintaining the best lifestyle ever. A raw vegan lifestyle. Famous, short and funny, old and new inspirational quotes. They will inspire you to eat a plant based vegetable diet (raw food) and to achieve the best health, happiness and looks ever.
You'll be surprised of how many scientists have said something about the tremendous health benefits of a vegetarian and vegan lifestyle. How many celebrities are eating that way and how old some of these inspirational quotes are.
The short inspirational quotes here come from great minds, including some of the greatest scientists, philosophers, leaders and writers in history.
"Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food."
"Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet."
"Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live."
"Nature itself is the best physician."
"If you are not your own doctor, you are a fool."
"Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease. "
"To do nothing is sometimes a good remedy. "
"Great eaters and great sleepers are incapable of anything else that is great. "
Henry IV of France
"We never regret of having eaten too little."
"The rest of the world lives to eat, while I eat to live."
"They are sick that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing."
"In general, mankind, since the improvement in cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires."
"More die in the United States of too much food than of too little."
John Kenneth Galbraith, Economist, The Affluent Society
“If you can organize your kitchen, you can organize your life."
Louis Parrish quotes
Some funny inspirational quotes and sayings.
"The cardiologist's diet: If it tastes good, spit it out. "
"Men hunt I think maybe because they have something wrong with their own equipment and they need something else to shoot."
"You put a baby in a crib with an apple and a rabbit. If it eats the rabbit and plays with the apple, I'll buy you a new car."
"Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels."
"Stressed spelled backwards is desserts. Coincidence? I think not!"
"I have a great diet. You're allowed to eat anything you want, but you must eat it with naked fat people."
"We think fast food is equivalent to pornography, nutritionally speaking."
"People say that losing weight is no walk in the park. When I hear that I think, yeah, that's the problem."
"If you hang your swimsuit, on the refrigerator door, the goodies inside, will be easier to ignore."
The Quote Garden
"People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas."
"If you have formed the habit of checking on every new diet that comes along, you will find that, mercifully, they all blur together, leaving you with only one definite piece of information: french-fried potatoes are out."
"Forget love - I'd rather fall in chocolate! "
Attributed to Sandra J. Dykes
"Shipping is a terrible thing to do to vegetables. They probably get jet-lagged, just like people."
"The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese."
"Plant a radish, get a radish, never any doubt. That's why I love vegetables, you know what they're about! "
Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt
"High-tech tomatoes. Mysterious milk. Supersquash. Are we supposed to eat this stuff? Or is it going to eat us?"
"One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating. "
Luciano Pavarotti and William Wright, Pavarotti, My Own Story
When, at times, your new lifestyle or diet may attainable, these inspirational quotes may help you to achieve the greatest success and results ever.
"You see things; and you say "Why?" But I dream things that never were; and I say "Why not?"
George Bernard Shaw
"Truth is what stands the test of experience."
"The important thing is not to stop questioning."
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
"Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind."
"Never, never, never quit."
"Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit."
"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."
"Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements."
"When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal. "
"On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock."
"I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it."
"Every failure carries with it the Seed of an equivalent or greater Benefit."
More wonderful inspirational quotes about food, diet and health.
"Tell me what you eat, I'll tell you who you are. "
"He that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well."
"Water is the most neglected nutrient in your diet but one of the most vital."
"Make [food] simple and let things taste of what they are."
Curnonsky (Maurice Edmond Sailland)
"It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician."
"Food is an important part of a balanced diet."
"We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons. "
Alfred E. Newman
"If we're not willing to settle for junk living, we certainly shouldn't settle for junk food."
"Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper."
"We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are."
Some longer inspirational quotes from our greatest minds in history.
"Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices, but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence and fulfills the duty to express the results of his thought in clear form."
"Everyone has a doctor in him or her; we just have to help it in its work. The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well. Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food. But to eat when you are sick, is to feed your sickness."
"Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you; until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire; until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy. "
Inspirational quotes about the benefits of a vegan and vegetarian lifestyle.
"Killing animals for sport, for pleasure, for adventure, and for hides and furs is a phenomena which is at once disgusting and distressing. There is no justification in indulging is such acts of brutality."
The XLV Dalai Lama
"To my mind, the life of a lamb is no less precious than that of a human being. I should be unwilling to take the life of a lamb for the sake of the human body."
"Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet."
"The standard four food groups are based on American agricultural lobbies. Why do we have a milk group? Because we have a National Dairy Council. Why do we have a meat group? Because we have an extremely powerful meat lobby."
Marion Nestle, Professor at NYU
"Excessive animal protein is at the core of many chronic diseases."
"The average age (longevity) of a meat eater is 63. I am on the verge of 85 and still work as hard as ever. I have lived quite long enough and am trying to die; but I simply cannot do it. A single beef-steak would finish me; but I cannot bring myself to swallow it. I am oppressed with a dread of living forever. That is the only disadvantage of vegetarianism."
George Bernard Shaw
Many celebrities live a vegan and vegetarian lifestyle. Here are some inspirational quotes from them.
"According to the group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, fish have feelings too. Whenever my sons go fishing they always tell me, "Dad it doesn't hurt a fish to get hooked." Well I watch and I see and I believe it's painful for the fish."
"As custodians of the planet it is our responsibility to deal with all species with kindness, love and compassion. That these animals suffer through human cruelty is beyond understanding."
"I'm stopped. I'll never eat another burger."
"Someone from Manolo Blahnik went into my shop and said: 'These shoes are not vegetarian.' That's the highest compliment, because you just can't tell that they are, and they are. My mum taught me to have a soul."
"I sometimes think, would I drink the milk from the breast of a woman I don't know? No. So I think, why would I drink it from a cow?"
"I try to stick to a vegan diet heavy on fruit and vegetables."
"I've been vegan for about 10 and a half years. It's been all good. I'm obviously much healthier"
"Nothing's changed my life more. I feel better about myself as a person, being conscious and responsible for my actions and I lost weight and my skin cleared up and I got bright eyes and I just became stronger and healthier and happier. Can't think of anything better in the world to be but be vegan."
"I think there's something odd about eating another living anything."
"I'm a big health food freak and a vegetarian devotee."
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