Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on.
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.
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.
The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice.
Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.
Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country.
There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.
Communism forgets that life is individual. Capitalism forgets that life is social, and the kingdom of brotherhood is found neither in the thesis of communism nor the antithesis of capitalism but in a higher synthesis. It is found in a higher synthesis that combines the truths of both.
He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when sentence was about to be pronounced pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens
I agree with Dante, that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in a period of moral crisis, maintain their neutrality
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
JUSTICE, n. A commodity which is a more or less adulterated condition the State sells to the citizen as a reward for his allegiance, taxes and personal service.
Election days come and go. But the struggle of the people to create a government which represents all of us and not just the one percent - a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice - that struggle continues.
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.
Progress is the injustice each generation commits with regard to its predecessors.
The essence of justice is mercy.
People are getting smarter nowadays; they are letting lawyers, instead of their conscience, be their guide.
The arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice.
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