Justice Quotations

Pardon Me M’am

Pardon Me M’am

But as politics or justice, the pardon is a fraud. "In all supremacy of power," said a 17th century philosopher, "there is inherent a prerogative to pardon." The reverse is equally true: in all prerogative to pardon, there is inherent the supremacy of power. The logic...

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There Is No Love Without Justice

There Is No Love Without Justice

The time has come to tell the truth. Again. There is no love without justice. Men and women who cannot be just deny themselves and everyone they choose to be intimate with the freedom to know mutual love. If we remain unable to imagine a world where love can be...

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No Short Cuts for Freedom

No Short Cuts for Freedom

… freedom and equality of justice are essential to a democracy and that denial of justice is the short cut to anarchy. ~ Reginald Heber Smith 1889-1996  United States  Father of Legal Aid in America. Historical Age, Age of Reason, 1650-1950; Astrological Age, Pisces,...

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The New Slavery

The New Slavery

The CEO's of their corporations make tens of millions of dollars a year, not on the long range expectations of profits, but on this year's, this quarter's profits, and how those profits affect stock prices. They can't think more than a year out. The real problem is...

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Your Place At The Table of Life

Your Place At The Table of Life

Charity depends on the vicissitudes of whim and personal wealth; justice depends on commitment instead of circumstance. Faith-based charity provides crumbs from the table; faith-based justice offers a place at the table. ~Bill Moyers  b. 1934 United States Journalist,...

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I Ain’t got No Satisfaction

    Let us be dissatisfied until America will no longer have high blood pressure of creeds and an anemia of deeds. Let us be dissatisfied until the tragic walls that separate the outer city of wealth and comfort from the inner city of poverty and despair...

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Staking Your Claim

Perhaps most important of all, the Tibetan sense of identity, spirit and determination to achieve freedom have not weakened. Even after more than thirty years of military occupation, people in Tibet continue to demonstrate against Chinese rule. Many of these...

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Hold That Line

Hold That Line

Justice. Decency. Equality. Freedom. Democracy. These aren't just words. They're the values we as Americans cherish. And they're all on the line now. ~ Kamala Harris    b. 1964      Vice President of the United States Historical Age, American Era, 1950; Astrological...

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Don’t Mess With the Soul of My Nation

Don’t Mess With the Soul of My Nation

You stand here convicted of seeking to corrupt the administration of justice. You stand here convicted of having tampered, really, with the very soul of the nation. ~ Frank W. Wilson    United States District Judge in passing sentence on James R. Hoffa, head of the...

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Oh Our Beautiful, Inspiring Civic Buildings

Oh Our Beautiful, Inspiring Civic Buildings

I have to tell you, then when I walked in the door of Main Justice (Department of Justice building) this morning, it really did feel like I was coming home. I first walked into this building when I was 26 years old. I was here for a job interview and I was awestruck....

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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

On August 26, 2020, the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution granting women the right to vote, sculptor Meredith Bergmann's  Women's Rights Pioneer Monument was dedicated in Central Park, New York City....

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