Justice Quotations

Heels of Lead, Hands of Iron

Heels of Lead, Hands of Iron

Wait. Retribution will come in due time. Justice travels with a leaden heel, but strikes with an iron hand. Wait till the flood-gate is lifted, and a full head of water comes rushing on - wait, and you will see a fine grinding then. ~ Jeremiah S. Black  1810-1889  ...

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Time For An Update

Time For An Update

Equal justice under law is not merely a caption on the facade of the Supreme Court building, it is perhaps the most inspiring ideal of our society. It is one of the ends for which our entire legal system exists...It is fundamental that justice should be the same, in...

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SLAVERY IN MASSACHUSETTS -1854*

SLAVERY IN MASSACHUSETTS -1854*

...Recent events will be valuable as a criticism on the administration of justice in our midst, or, rather, as showing what are the true resources of justice in any community. It has come to this, that the friends of liberty, the friends of the slave, have shuddered...

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The Right To Your Life

The Right To Your Life

People use democracy as a free-floating abstraction disconnected from reality. Democracy in and of itself is not necessarily good. Gang rape, after all, is democracy in action. All men have the right to live their own life. Democracy must be rooted in a rational...

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Insurgent or Thief

Insurgent or Thief

The gentleman holds justice to be of highest importance. If a gentleman has courage but neglects justice, he becomes insurgent. If an inferior man has courage but neglects justice, he becomes a thief. ~ Confucius    551-479 BC   China   Philosopher Historical Age,...

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We Will Remember & We Shall Overcome

We Will Remember & We Shall Overcome

For the hanged and beaten, For the shot, drowned, and burned. For the tortured, tormented, and terrorized. For those abandoned by the rule of law. We will remember With hope because hopelessness is the enemy of justice. With courage because peace requires bravery....

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We Are The Change Agents

We Are The Change Agents

Love and justice are not two. Without inner change, there can be no outer change. Without collective change, no change matters. ~ Angel Kyodo Williams  b.1969   United States     Writer  and founder of Transformative Change. Historical Age: American Era 1950-2000;...

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Intelligence of the Heart

Intelligence of the Heart

For the American Indian - and this idea lies at the hidden root of every great spiritual teaching of the world -  to be at peace means to be at peace with one's own conscience.  And to be at peace within the community or to live in peace with other nations is to...

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The Good Heaven’s History Lesson

The Good Heaven’s History Lesson

A look ahead towards the end of the summer shows Jupiter moving into Libra on September 9th, a day before the final Saturn Neptune square, and although the mantle of fear will linger, it will subside as Jupiter’s positive placement in Libra will begin to take hold....

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We Stood On Sacred Ground

We Stood On Sacred Ground

  Letter from US Representative Joseph Kennedy to his children about his vote to impeach the President of the United States. Dear Ellie and James, "This is a moment that you’ll read about in your history books. Today, I will vote to impeach the president of the...

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