Michael Greger quotes

  • The most ethical diet just so happens to be the most environmentally sound diet and just so happens to be the healthiest.
    -- Michael Greger

    #Sound #Vegan #Ethical

  • I continue to be amazed by our bodies' ability for self-repair. ... Our bodies want to be healthy, if we would just let them. That's what these new research articles are showing: Even after years of beating yourself up with a horrible diet, your body can reverse the damage, open back up the arteries-even reverse the progression of some cancers. Amazing! So it's never too late to start exercising, never too late to stop smoking and never too late to start eating healthier.
    -- Michael Greger

    #Cancer #Exercise #Self

  • Those who consume animals not only harm those animals and endanger themselves, but they also threaten the well-being of other humans who currently or will later inhabit the planet. ... It is time for humans to remove their heads from the sand and recognize the risk to themselves that can arise from their maltreatment of other species.
    -- Michael Greger

    #Animal #Risk #Sand

  • I think of veganism humbly and holistically. It's about taking personal responsibility in a world so full of needless suffering. It's challenging one's self to open one's eyes and question society's assumptions and habits. It's about critical thinking and compassion and how we would like to see the world evolve.
    -- Michael Greger

    #Eye #Responsibility #Thinking

  • Be a shining role model of the best qualities humane eating embodies: caring, compassion, and empathy.
    -- Michael Greger

    #Caring #Compassion #Role Models

  • You know you're grown up when summer is just a season.
    -- Michael Greger

    #Summer

  • We should all be eating fruits and vegetables as if our lives depend on it - because they do.
    -- Michael Greger

    #Vegetables #Fruit #Eating

  • If [you are] over the age of 10, the question isn't whether or not to eat healthy to prevent heart disease, it's whether or not you want to reverse the heart disease you already have.
    -- Michael Greger

    #Heart #Healthy #Age

  • I ask the internist why there aren't more Ornish-like studies. 'There aren't any financial interests involved.'
    -- Michael Greger

    #Study #Financial #Interest

  • I have to say, this sounds like the worst idea in a thousand generations of bad ideas." "You haven't heard all our ideas." Luke & Bhindi Drayson

  • I think that every band tries to mature their sound through their existence, you know?

  • the tea-hour is the hour of peace ... strife is lost in the hissing of the kettle - a tranquilizing sound, second only to the purring of a cat.

  • It almost seems to me that man was not born to be a carnivore.

  • I've heard there are vegan corn dogs - I don't know if that's true but, jeez, I'd love to eat one of them.

  • Ethical behavior is doing the right thing when no one else is watching- even when doing the wrong thing is legal.

  • Good is a product of the ethical and spiritual artistry of individuals; it cannot be mass-produced.

  • With the Ethical Rules and a little concentration, anything is possible.

  • You are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society you grew up in.

  • Literature remains an indispensable human activity, in which the reader and the writer are engaged of their own volition. Hence, literature has no duty to the masses or society, and ethical or moral pronouncements added by busybody critics are of no concern to the writer.