Leo Tolstoy


"It is horrible! It is not the suffering and the death of the animals that is horrible, but the fact that the man without any need for so doing crushes his lofty feeling of sympathy and mercy for living creatures and does violence to himself that he may be cruel. The first element of moral life is abstinence."

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) Russian novelist, essayist, and moral philosopher



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