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I never place limits on the potential success of my students. If they're going into acting, they're going to win the Oscar... If they're going into law, they're going to be chief justice.
I beg you, look for the words 'social justice' or 'economic justice' on your church Web site. If you find it, run as fast as you can. Social justice and economic justice, they are code words.
In the world at large, people are rewarded or punished in ways that are often utterly random. In the garden, cause and effect, labor and reward, are re-coupled. Gardening makes sense in a senseless world. By extension, then, the more gardens in the world, the more justice, the more sense is created.
We must always refill and ensure there is a critical mass of leaders and activists committed to nonviolence and racial and economic justice who will keep seeding and building transforming movements.
Marian Wright Edelman
Sometimes justice is at its most merciful when it's blind.
We have fought for social justice. We have fought for economic justice. We have fought for environmental justice. We have fought for criminal justice. Now we must add a new fight - the fight for electoral justice.
The atomic weapons race and the secrecy surrounding it crushed American democracy. It induced us to conduct government according to lies. It distorted justice. It undermined American morality.
I'm a Christian. I want the world of justice and equality. This is the only way to achieve peace.
Well, I believe that when you are confirming a United States Supreme Court Justice, that it really isn't Democratic or Republican; it's American.
Jesus is not only the Son of God, but He is God Himself. Having all power in His hands, He laid down His life for people who deserved God's justice, not His mercy.
To equate a corporation with a person is a travesty of justice.
Madeleine M. Kunin
In order to establish peace, you must have fair justice for everyone.
I hope to be remembered for writing books about social justice that also have enough aesthetic value to endure as works of literature.
Professionalism in law has brought us the O.J. Simpson case in lieu of justice.
Christians should emphatically be campaigning for justice for the poor - but the Church is not a campaign.
The Christian - the biblical - concept of mercy toward wrongdoers only exists in relation to justice. Showing mercy, in relation to wrongdoing, means treating someone better than they deserve.
Justice prevails over transgression when she comes to the end of the race.
The solicitor general is sometimes referred to as the 10th Supreme Court justice - a pretty important position.
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
Justice is horrible.
Whoever is content with the world, and who profits from its lack of justice, does not want to change it.
The Bible calls us to love our neighbors, and to do justice and love kindness, not to indiscriminately kill one another.
On March 12, 2004, acting attorney general James B. Comey and the Justice Department's top leadership reached the brink of resignation over electronic surveillance orders that they believed to be illegal.
Socialism is about claims of justice, and it is also about money: about wealth, income, physical and financial capital. It is an ideology based on allocating economic resources. It may try to achieve that goal by nationalizing assets, by command-and-control regulation, or by taxation and redistribution.
The Civil Rights for Musicians Act is about economic justice for African American artists. It's about what's right. And it's about time.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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