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Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle
by A. Philip Randolph

Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle
must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact,
but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human,
social, economic, political and religious relationship.
- A. Philip Randolph

Freedom is never given; it is won.
- A. Philip Randolph

Salvation for a race, nation or class must come from within.
- A. Philip Randolph

A community is democratic only when the humblest and
weakest person can enjoy the highest civil,
economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
- A. Philip Randolph

 

In every truth, the beneficiaries of a system cannot
be expected to destroy it.
- A. Philip Randolph

We must develop huge demonstrations,
because the world is used to big dramatic affairs.
They think in terms of hundreds of thousands and millions and billions...
Billions of dollars are appropriated at the twinkling of an eye.
Nothing little counts.
- A. Philip Randolph

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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We win justice quickest by rendering
justice to the other party.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There is a higher court than courts of justice
and that is the court of conscience.
It supersedes all other courts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Justice that love gives is a surrender,
justice that law gives is a punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Love is stronger than justice.
- Sting

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

I have always found that mercy bears
richer fruits than strict justice.
- Abraham Lincoln

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men
is primarily based on mutual trust
and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

Parents are not interested in justice,
they're interested in peace and quiet.
- Bill Cosby

The moral arc of the universe
bends at the elbow of justice.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable...
Every step toward the goal of justice
requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle;
the tireless exertions and
passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty,
justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.
- Blaise Pascal

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations.
Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
- George Washington

Another day, another dollar, another war, another tower
Went up where the homeless had their home.
- Jewel

Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.
- Henry David Thoreau

An unjust law is itself a species of violence.
Arrest for its breach is more so.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God
is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
- Thomas Jefferson

The dead cannot cry out for justice.
It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

The law has no compassion.
And justice is administered without compassion.
- Christopher Darden

Justice delayed is justice denied.
- William E. Gladstone

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
- Bugs Baer

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth.
It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and
civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster

Justice and power must be brought together,
so that whatever is just may be powerful,
and whatever is powerful may be just.
- Blaise Pascal

Truth is always in harmony with herself,
and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice
that may consist with wrong-doing.
- Henry David Thoreau

My mother was the influence in my life.
She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate
triumph of justice and hard work.
She believed passionately in education.
- John H. Johnson

Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice,
and they are also the most protected.
- Alan Dershowitz

Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible
only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
- Plato

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!
And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue,
a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence,
confidence, justice.
- Baruch Spinoza

The more laws, the less justice.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Saint Augustine

Besides a happy policy as to civil government,
it is necessary to institute a system of law and jurisprudence founded in justice,
equity, and public right.
- Ezra Stiles

Justice is always violent to the party offending,
for every man is innocent in his own eyes.
- Daniel Defoe

There will be no justice as long as man will stand
with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

Social justice cannot be attained by violence.
Violence kills what it intends to create.
- Pope John Paul II

Justice is truth in action.
- Benjamin Disraeli

We remain united with the British, and our allies around the world,
in our resolve to defeat terrorism and bring those
who commit these acts to justice.
- Doc Hastings

Medieval justice was a quaint thing.
- Frederick Pollock

At the conclusion of my argument I received very high
compliments from the Chief Justice and later from other of the Judges.
What they said I do not care to repeat.
- William Henry Moody

Justice is an unassailable fortress,
built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown
by the violence of torrents,
nor demolished by the force of armies.
- Joseph Addison

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.
- Barbara Boxer

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Nobody can give you freedom.
Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything.
If you're a man, you take it.
- Malcolm X

The anvil of justice is planted firm,
and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.
- Aeschylus

May hard work, and justice, always cement our bonds
of unity that we may get our country back to production.
- Mwai Kibaki

Clouds and darkness surround us, yet Heaven is just,
and the day of triumph will surely come,
when justice and truth will be vindicated.
- Mary Todd Lincoln

A bumper of good liquor will end a contest quicker than justice,
judge, or vicar.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Those who today still feel a sense of impotence can do something:
they can support Amnesty International.
They can help it to stand up for freedom and justice.
- Peter Benenson

Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality
the people need no great effort of virtue;
it is sufficient that they love themselves.
- Maximilien Robespierre

Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly,
and we shall add to our number those who will turn
the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things.
- Lucy Stone

The cause of justice is the cause of humanity.
Its advocates should overflow with universal good will.
We should love this cause, for it conduces to the general happiness of mankind.
- William Godwin

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice.
And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

In our pledge every day, we pledge one Nation under
God with liberty and justice for all.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

No one could, therefore, rely on the law,
and justice no longer existed.
- William Waller

What do I care about Jupiter? Justice is a human issue,
and I do not need a god to teach it to me.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Injustice is relatively easy to bear;
what sting is justice.
- H. L. Mencken

Since its inception, our Nation has stood on the foundations
of compassion and justice.
- Mike DeWine

If any difference should be made by law between husband and wife,
reason, justice and humanity, if their voices were heard,
would dictate that it should be in her favor.
- Ernestine Rose

Because politics rests on an irreducible measure of coercion,
it can never become a perfect realm of perfect love and justice.
- Christopher Lasch

A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity.
- Ralph Nader

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 requires that everyone should have enough to eat.
But it also requires that everyone should contribute
to the production of food.
- Elias Canetti


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