World Animal Day 2020

World Animal Day

World Animal Day is observed on 4th October. The aim of this day is to highlight the plight of animals around the globe.

“World Animal Day, October 4, is a fixture in the diaries of thousands of animal lovers around the world. If it’s not in yours, add it now! Each one of us can make a huge difference – together we can change!” said the message – World Animal Day HQ.

According to the official website, the mission of the global day is “to raise the conditions of animal status in order to improve their welfare standards around the world. Celebration of World Animal Day unites this animal welfare movement, mobilizing it into a full global force to keep the world a better and safe place for animals. It’s celebrated in various ways in different countries, irrespective of nationality, faith, religion, or political ideology. With increased awareness and education we can create a world, where animals are recognized as sentient beings and full regard is paid to their welfare.”

Here are quotable quotes from Scholars and Celebrities about animals in general:

  • “When a man has pity on living creatures then only is he noble.” – Buddha
  • “The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.” – Leonardo Da Vinci
  • “The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.” – Charles Darwin
  • “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  • “I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.” – Abraham Lincoln
  • “Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the ultimate goal of evolution. Until we stop harming all living beings, we are still savages.” – Thomas Edison

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  • “Animals, whom we have made our SLAVES, we do not like to consider everyone our Equal.” » Charles Darwin
  • “Shall we, because we walk on our hind feet, assume to ourselves only the privilege of imperishability?” » George Eliot
  • “If a man aspires a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from any injury to animals.” – Albert Einstein
  • “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.” — Dalai Lama
  • “Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures.” » The Dalai Lama
  • “Animals are also god’s creatures. He surrounds them with his care. By their mere existence they bless him and give him glory. Thus men owe all of them kindness.” » Catholic Church
  • “We don’t live the lives of Eskimos. We don’t need to kill animals for fashion.” – Charlize Theron
  • “As true custodians of the planet it is our own responsibility to deal with all species with utmost kindness, love and compassion. That these animals suffer through human cruelty is way beyond understanding. Please help to stop this madness.” – Richard Gere


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