Justice Quotations

This Democracy Established Power in the People …..

This Democracy Established Power in the People …..

A thousand years ago or more we the Haudenosaunee, the Iroquois, were given the rules and processes of democracy. The principles of this democracy are: Peace in mind and community, Equity, which is justice for the people, and the power of the good minds, which...

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Getting To Know You

Getting To Know You

If civilization is the art of living together with people not entirely like oneself, the first step in civilization is not so much the invention of material tools as the regularization of social habits. As soon as you begin to say "We always do things this way" the...

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Stop Pushing

Stop Pushing

Doesn't the inscription on the Supreme Court building in Washington, D. C. -- 'EQUAL JUSTICE UNDER THE LAW' -- apply to all United States citizens? Ah yes, except when women bring up the Equal Rights Amendment, 'EQUAL JUSTICE UNDER THE LAW' is pushed aside as a...

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All Aboard The Revolutionary River Cruise

All Aboard The Revolutionary River Cruise

We are beyond "The Resistance." We are the catalysts for freedom, justice, and equality for all…. Resistance is a reactive state of mind. While it can be necessary for survival and to prevent catastrophic harm, it can also tempt us to set our sights too low and to...

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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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The Art of Justice

The Art of Justice

Marble statue of Justice, 1887,  by British sculptor Charles Bell Birch. This statue originally adorned the Australian Joint Stock Bank building, corner of  King and George Streets, Sydney, which opened 1866 and was demolished 1972. This statue of "Justice" in now in...

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