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Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey.
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
James A. Garfield
See, justice is a joke in this country, and it stinks of its hypocricy.
H. Rap Brown
Think how different human societies would be if they were based on love rather than justice. But no such societies have ever existed on earth.
I've been a member of the Labour Party sixty five years, and I remain in it, but I think it's all about campaigning for justice and peace, and if you do that, you get a lot of support.
The sturdiest pillars of human morality are compassion and a sense of justice.
Frans de Waal
I think that the day a justice forgets that each decision comes at a cost to someone, then I think you start losing your humanity.
Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity. Those who clearly recognize the voice of their own conscience usually recognize also the voice of justice.
I think a lot of moral debates are not over what is the basis of justice, but who gets a ticket to play in the game.
Yet, when child sex offenders are brought to justice and serve time for their offenses, they are often released into unsuspecting communities and left free to resume their sexual attacks.
The very idea of law originates in men's natural rights. There is no other standard, than natural rights, by which civil law can be measured. Law has always been the name of that rule or principle of justice, which protects those rights. Thus we speak of natural law.
Together we can and must fight for justice for our children and protect them from draconian tax cuts and budget choices that threaten their survival, education and preparation for the future. If they are not ready for tomorrow, neither is America.
Marian Wright Edelman
Expedience, not justice, is the rule of contemporary American law.
Majorities and minorities cannot rightfully be taken at all into account in deciding questions of justice.
I've written 18 books, mostly dealing with issues of social justice, ending racism, feminism, and cultural criticism.
In the matter of justice, all should be equal in your eyes.
What I am for is justice for everyone, just like it says in the Constitution.
The values by which we are to survive are not rules for just and unjust conduct, but are those deeper illuminations in whose light justice and injustice, good and evil, means and ends are seen in fearful sharpness of outline.
Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness.
But for their right to judge of the law, and the justice of the law, juries would be no protection to an accused person, even as to matters of fact; for, if the government can dictate to a jury any law whatever, in a criminal case, it can certainly dictate to them the laws of evidence.
What I perceive, is above all justice, where everyone has the same law.
Justice? You get justice in the next world, in this world you have the law.
To allow injustice and inequality invites a Ferguson to your community. We must stand together, black, white, brown, red, and yellow and fight for justice and equality for all. It's the only way to avoid more Fergusons.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
I'm armed with more than complete steel, - The justice of my quarrel.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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