Justice

The greatest movement for social justice our country has ever known is the civil rights movement and it was totally rooted in a love ethic.

bell hooks

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Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it.

William Penn

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Feminism isn't simply about being a woman in a position of power. It's battling systemic inequities; it's a social justice movement that believes sexism, racism and classism exist and interconnect, and that they should be consistently challenged.

Jessica Valenti

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The equal right of all citizens to health, education, work, food, security, culture, science, and wellbeing — that is, the same rights we proclaimed when we began our struggle, in addition to those which emerge from our dreams of justice and equality for all inhabitants of our world — is what I wish for all.

Fidel Castro

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Swift justice demands more than just swiftness.

Potter Stewart

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I think the first duty of society is justice.

Alexander Hamilton

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What are the American ideals? They are the development of the individual for his own and the common good; the development of the individual through liberty; and the attainment of the common good through democracy and social justice.

Louis D. Brandeis

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Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.

D. H. Lawrence

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Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently won their independence in battle. But in spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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Fidelity is the sister of justice.

Horace

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Justice — quotes and aphorisms

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

Charles Dickens

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I can't think of a greater privilege than to speak out with legislation for people that can't often speak for themselves. And I know the ABLE Act will bring justice and peace of mind to millions of American families who deal with disabilities every day.

Ander Crenshaw

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There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.

Mahatma Gandhi

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Since being in India, I am more convinced than ever before that the method of nonviolent resistance is the most potent weapon available to oppressed people in their struggle for justice and human dignity.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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Our criminal justice system is fallible. We know it, even though we don't like to admit it. It is fallible despite the best efforts of most within it to do justice. And this fallibility is, at the end of the day, the most compelling, persuasive, and winning argument against a death penalty.

Eliot Spitzer

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Fairness is what justice really is.

Potter Stewart

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In remembering those who lost their lives in the London attacks and the September 11th attacks we continue our commitment to fighting for freedom, democracy and justice.

Doc Hastings

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Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.

Reinhold Niebuhr

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Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice.

Reinhold Niebuhr

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There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

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