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Social equity is based on justice; politics change on the opinion of the time. The black man's skin will be a mark of social inferiority so long as white men are conceited, ignorant, unjust, and prejudiced. You cannot legislate these qualities out of the white - you must steal them out by teaching, illustration, and example.
John Boyle O'Reilly
I've always been driven by the concept of equal justice under the law, but only the rich can pay great sums of money for legal assistance and that puts them at an advantage over the poor.
Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice.
It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.
Bryant H. McGill
The Stamp Act was a direct tax imposed on the colonies by King George III. This act inevitably led to the American Revolution. Just as the Stamp Act did in 1765, Obamacare should act as a wake-up call. Chief Justice Roberts provides us with a similar call to action.
Justice has nothing to do with what goes on in a courtroom; Justice is what comes out of a courtroom.
When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins.
I tell young people to prepare themselves as best they can for a world that grows more challenging every day-get the best education they can, and couple that education with real-life experience in social justice work.
Legislators and judges are necessarily exposed to all the temptations of money, fame, and power, to induce them to disregard justice between parties, and sell the rights, and violate the liberties of the people. Jurors, on the other hand, are exposed to none of these temptations.
A just person is one who is conformed and transformed into justice.
There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.
Charles de Secondat
Love is stronger than 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.
Justice must always question itself, just as society can exist only by means of the work it does on itself and on its institutions.
Almost certainly, however, the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind.
All over the world, social innovation is tackling some of the most pressing problems facing society today - from fair trade, distance learning, hospices, urban farming and waste reduction to restorative justice and zero-carbon housing. But most of these are growing despite, not because of, help from governments.
Fairness is what justice really is.
This character matters so much to so many people. I want to get that right. I want to do it justice. I want people to believe in the character and have faith in the character and kids to grow up wanting to be Superman. Or, God forbid, there's people who are going through hardship and wishing that this character would turn up and save them.
True freedom requires the rule of law and justice, and a judicial system in which the rights of some are not secured by the denial of rights to others.
The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place.
Marian Wright Edelman
Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.
If this work can contribute in any way toward proving this, and at the same time arouse the conscience of the American people to a demand for justice to every citizen, and punishment by law for the lawless, I shall feel I have done my race a service.
Ida B. Wells
The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
There are matters in the Bible, said to be done by the express commandment of God, that are shocking to humanity and to every idea we have of moral justice.
We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
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