Justice Quotations

WATCH OUT FOR ZEUS

WATCH OUT FOR ZEUS

Neither famine nor disaster ever haunt men who do true justice...but for those who practice violence and cruel deeds far-seeing Zeus, the son of Cronos, ordains a punishment. Often even a whole city suffers for a bad man who sins and devises presumptuous deeds.......

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LOOK AT THE FACTS OF THE WORLD

LOOK AT THE FACTS OF THE WORLD

Look at the facts of the world. You see a continual and progressive triumph of the right. I do not pretend to understand the moral universe; the arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways; I cannot calculate the curve and complete the figure by the experience...

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THE STAMP OF JUSTICE AND LOVING KINDNESS

THE STAMP OF JUSTICE AND LOVING KINDNESS

Boundless compassion for all living beings is the surest and most certain guarantee of pure moral conduct and needs no casuistry. Whoever is filled with it will assuredly injure no one, do harm to no one, encroach on no man's right; he will rather have regard for...

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COMPANION OF THE SOUL

COMPANION OF THE SOUL

COMPANION OF THE SOUL Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law, it is a companion of the soul. ~ George Bancroft  1800-1891  United States,  U.S. Secretary of the Navy, responsible for...

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THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION – THE DAY OF JUBILATION!

THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION – THE DAY OF JUBILATION!

A PROCLAMATION: Whereas, on the twenty-second day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, a proclamation was issued by the President of the United States, containing, among other things, the following, to wit:
 “That on the...

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IN LUMINOUS SPLENDOR

IN LUMINOUS SPLENDOR

A voice out of Bethlehem two thousand years ago said that all men were created equal. It said right would triumph. Jesus of Nazareth wrote no books, he owned no property to endow him with influence. He had no friends in the course of the powerful. But he changed the...

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COURAGE – THE BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

COURAGE – THE BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

But if the exaltation of spirit seen in times of danger and toil is devoid of justice and fights for selfish ends instead of for the common good, it is a vice; but not only has it no element of virtue, but its nature is barbarous and revolting to all our finer...

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BLOW AWAY THE DUST

BLOW AWAY THE DUST

The highest kind of man Has innate goodness. And that is what he rules with. The lesser man brags about how good he is-And isn't much good, I can tell you. A Man of Te rules by wu-wei Doing nothing for himself or of himself. The lesser man acts from his ego And what...

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THE DIGNITY AND STABILITY OF GOVERNMENT

THE DIGNITY AND STABILITY OF GOVERNMENT

The dignity and stability of government in all its branches, the morals of the people and every blessing of society, depends so much upon an upright and skillful administration of justice, that the judicial power ought to be distinct from both the legislative and...

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I BELIEVE IN A VISION…..

I BELIEVE IN A VISION…..

Let me tell you what I believe. I believe in Nelson Mandela's vision. I believe in a vision shared by Gandhi and King and Abraham Lincoln. I believe in a vision of equality and justice and freedom and multi-racial democracy, built on the premise that all people are...

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