Justice Quotes - Page 2

Washing one’s hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.
– Paulo Freire

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You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man’s freedom. You can only be free if I am free.
– Clarence Darrow

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Peace is not the absence of war; it is a virtue; a state of mind; a disposition for benevolence; confidence; and justice.
– Spinoza

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When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.
– Dom Helder Camara

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We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized unique.
– Benjamin Jowett

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It’s time for greatness not for greed. It’s a time for idealism not ideology. It is a time not just for compassionate words, but compassionate action.
– Marian Wright

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Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
– Aristotle

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When I see the Ten Most Wanted Lists… I always have this thought: If we’d made them feel wanted earlier, they wouldn’t be wanted now.
– Edie Cantor

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When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty.
– Norm Crosby

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One of irony’s greatest accomplishments is that one cannot punish the wrongdoing of another without committing a wrongdoing himself.
– Anonymous

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The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.
– Margaret Chase Smith

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What I am proud of, what seems so simply clear, is that feminism is a way to fight for justice, always in short supply.
– Barbara Strickland

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