Howard Williams Quotes

Who was Howard Williams?

Quotes by Howard Williams on The Cite Site Howard Williams was an English humanitarianism and vegetarianism activist. He was noted for authoring 'The Ethics of Diet', a history of vegetarianism, which was influential on the Victorian vegetarian movement.

Born January 6, 1837
Died September 21, 1931
Aged 94 years old

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The Ethics of Diet Quotes

“Blind hero-worship and idolatry of genius or intellect – even of intellect directed to high moral aims – forms no part of the Humanitarian creed;”

The Ethics of Diet

“Plato, it has been already observed, deserves his high place among the immortals, not so much on account of any special originality, or on account of any direct or substantial results from his speculative and transcendental philosophy, as on account of its general tendency to subordinate the lower to the higher nature – to refine, and, so to speak, spiritualize human thought.”

The Ethics of Diet

“The obligation to abstain from the flesh of animals, it is to be admitted, seems to have been founded, primarily, rather upon spiritual than upon strictly humanitarian reasons.”

The Ethics of Diet

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