A Lotus Grows in Brooklyn

Morning Wisdom
August 18, 2009, 9:32 am
Filed under: Poetry, Vegan, Vegetarian | Tags: , , ,

lotus-flower“If a man earnestly seeks a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from animal food.”

—Count Leo Tolstoy,
Russian novelist & philosopher


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Women too, I imagine?

Comment by fictionadvocate

No, just boys.

Comment by Carrie M

He meant from the food that animals eat: grass, leaves, corn, corn, corn…

Comment by Klaus

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