I don't need no peace. I need equal rights and justice.— Peter Tosh
Skyrocket Equality And Justice quotations
If the feelings are mutual, the effort will be equal.
Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years' worth of education.
Equality is the heart and essence of democracy, freedom, and justice, equality of opportunity in industry, in labor unions, schools and colleges, government, politics, and before the law. There must be no dual standards of justice, no dual rights, privileges, duties, or responsibilities of citizenship. No dual forms of freedom.
At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.
We must stop constantly fighting for human rights and equal justice in an unjust system, and start building a society where equal rights are an integral part of the design.
I am leaving this legacy to all of you.
..to bring peace, justice, equality, love and a fulfillment of what our lives should be. Without vision, the people will perish, and without courage and inspiration, dreams will die - the dream of freedom and peace.
I'll tell you how I'd like to be remembered: As a black man who won the heavyweight title - Who has humorous and who never looked down on those who looked up to him - A man who stood for freedom, justice and equality - And I wouldn't even mind if folks forgot how pretty I was.
Nobody is superior, nobody is inferior, but nobody is equal either. People are simply unique, uncomparable. You are You, I am I.
All men were made brothers. The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it. You might as well expect the rivers to run backward as that any man who was born free should be content when penned up and denied liberty to go where he pleases.
We live in an age in which the fundamental principles to which we subscribe - liberty, equality and justice for all - are encountering extraordinary challenges, ... But it is also an age in which we can join hands with others who hold to those principles and face similar challenges.
Absolute justice demands that mens incomes and rewards should .
.. vary, and that some have more than others-so long as human justice is upheld by the provision of equal opportunity for all.
Not responding is a response - we are equally responsible for what we don't do.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
The search for justice and security, the struggle for equality of opportunity, the quest for tolerance and harmony, the pursuit of human dignity - these are moral imperatives which we must work towards and think about on a daily basis.
The movement of Pakistan which the Quaid-e-Azam launched was ethical in inspiration and ideological in content. The story of this movement is a story of the ideals of equality, fraternity and social and economic justice struggling against the forces of domination, exploitation, intolerance and tyranny.
If you want to know what a man is like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, . . . neither persons nor property will be safe.
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.
I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights.
The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for.
And in the End, the love you take is equal to the love you make.
We ask only for justice and equal rights-the right to vote, the right to our own earnings, equality before the law.
We must work our destiny in our own way and present to the world an economic system based on true Islamic concept of equality of manhood and social justice. We will thereby be fulfilling our mission as Muslims and giving to humanity the message of peace which alone can save it and secure the welfare, happiness and prosperity of mankind.
America you are beautiful . . . and blessed . . . . The ultimate test of your greatness is the way you treat every human being, but especially the weakest and most defenseless. If you want equal justice for all and true freedom and lasting peace, then America, defend life.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
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 substance and availability, without regard to economic status.
Nations will rise and fall, but equality remains the ideal.
The univeral aim is to achieve respect for the entire human race, not for the dominant few.
I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people.
Too many young folk have addiction to superficial things and not enough conviction for substantial things like justice, truth and love.
At the cross in holy love God through Christ paid the full penalty of our disobedience himself. He bore the judgment we deserve in order to bring us the forgiveness we do not deserve. On the cross divine mercy and justice were equally expressed and eternally reconciled. God's holy love was 'satisfied.'
If an offender has committed murder, he must die.
In this case, no possible substitute can satisfy justice. For there is no parallel between death and even the most miserable life, so that there is no equality of crime and retribution unless the perpetrator is judicially put to death.
The bottom line is, if you stay home, your message stays home with you.
If you stand for justice and equality, you have an obligation to find the biggest possible megaphone to let your feelings be known. Don't let your message be buried and don't bury yourself.
If there is no justice for the people, there be no peace for the government.
I am certain, however, that nothing has done so much to destroy the juridical safeguards of individual freedom as the striving after this mirage of social justice.
Political and social justice requires, not the disintegration of a country and destruction or humiliation of a class which shows initiative, intelligence and drive, but equality of opportunity for all, genuine freedom for self-fulfilment, in which all men irrespective of caste or creed may share.
Our government rests upon religion. It is from that source that we derive our reverance for truth and justice, for equality and liberty, and for the rights of mankind. Unless the people believe in these principles they cannot believe in our government.
Nobody is superior, nobody is inferior, but nobody is equal either. People are simply unique, incomparable.
An earthquake achieves what the law promises but does not in practice maintain - the equality of all men.
Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles.
.. respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice.
I am not in favor of caste, nor separation of the brotherhood of mankind, and would as willingly live among white men as Black, if I had equal possession and enjoyment of privileges, but I shall never be reconciled living among them subservient to their will.
Stand up for what is right even if you stand alone.
It is clear that the way to heal society of its violence .
. . and lack of love is to replace the pyramid of domination with the circle of equality and respect.
Radical feminists have been making the pitch that justice demands that men and women be given an equal opportunity to make it to the top in the workplace.
Women's rights in essence is really a movement for freedom, a movement for equality, for the dignity of all women, for those who work outside the home and those who dedicate themselves with more altruism than any profession I know to being wives and mothers, cooks and chauffeurs, and child psychologists and loving human beings.
My fight is not for racial sameness but for racial equality and against racial prejudice and discrimination.
I build no system. I ask an end to privilege, the abolition of slavery, equality of rights, and the reign of law. Justice, nothing else; that is the alpha and omega of my argument: to others I leave the business of governing the world.