quote by Julian Bond

Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years' worth of education.

— Julian Bond

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Liberty and justice quote Those who would give up essential liverty ti purchase a little temporary safety

Those who would give up essential liverty ti purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

But let me offer you my definition of social justice: I keep what I earn and you keep what you earn. Do you disagree? Well then tell me how much of what I earn belongs to you - and why?

If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected - those, precisely, who need the law's protection most! - and listens to their testimony.

Liberty and justice quote Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

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.

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice.

And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Liberty and justice quote If there is no justice for the people, there be no peace for the government.

If there is no justice for the people, there be no peace for the government.

Honor, justice, and humanity, call upon us to hold, and to transmit to our posterity, that liberty which we received from our ancestors. It is not our duty to leave wealth to our children, but it is our duty to leave liberty to them.

If philanthropy is not voluntary, it destroys liberty and justice.

The law can give nothing that has not first been taken from its owner.

It is not the function of government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.

Liberty and justice quote Liberty is about our rights to question everything

Liberty is about our rights to question everything

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The greatest menace to freedom is an inert people.

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.

Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been, and ever will be pursued, until it be obtained, or until liberty be lost in the pursuit.

Liberty and justice quote Too many young folk have addiction to superficial things and not enough convicti

Too many young folk have addiction to superficial things and not enough conviction for substantial things like justice, truth and love.

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

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.

The makers of our Constitution . . . conferred, as against the government, the right to be let alone - the most comprehensive of rights and the right most valued by civilized men.

Liberty and justice quote There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must ne

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.

[If you understood the natural rights of mankind,] [y]ou would be convinced that natural liberty is a gift of the beneficent Creator to the whole human race, and that civil liberty is founded in that, and cannot be wrested from any people without the most manifest violation of justice.

As long as people will shed the blood of innocent creatures there can be no peace, no liberty, no harmony between people. Slaughter and justice cannot dwell together.

Freemasonry teaches not merely temperance, fortitude, prudence, justice, brotherly love, relief, and truth, but liberty, equality, and fraternity, and it denounces ignorance, superstition, bigotry, lust tyranny and despotism.

Liberty and justice quote Stand up for what is right even if you stand alone.

Stand up for what is right even if you stand alone.

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The idea of God implies the abdication of human reason and justice;

it is the most decisive negation of human liberty and necessarily ends in the enslavement of mankind both in theory and practice.

Here in the United States our Muslim citizens are making many contributions in business, science and law, medicine and education, and in other fields...[they are]upholding our nation's ideals of liberty and justice in a world at peace.

Honest discussions - even and perhaps especially on topics about which we disagree - can help us resist hypocrisy and arrogance. They can also help us live up to the basic ideals, such as liberty and justice for all, on which our country was founded.

Liberty and justice quote Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.

Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.

Honest discussions - even and perhaps especially on topics about which we disagree - can help us resist hypocrisy and arrogance. They can also help us live up to the basic ideals, such as liberty and justice for all, on which our country was founded.

The political problem of mankind is to combine three things: economic efficiency, social justice and individual liberty.

America stands for freedom, liberty and justice for all. And it's not happening for all right now.

Liberty and justice quote Do not give up your dreams of a more just world.

Do not give up your dreams of a more just world.

Where Slavery is, there Liberty cannot be; and where Liberty is, there Slavery cannot be.

Liberty is liberty, not equality or fairness or justice or human happiness or a quiet conscience.

A nation ignorant of the equal benefits of liberty and law, must be awed by the flashes of arbitrary power: the cruelty of a despot will assume the character of justice; his profusion, of liberality; his obstinacy, of firmness.

Liberty and justice quote Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.

Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.

When we say, 'One nation under God, with liberty and justice for all', we are talking about all people. We either ought to believe it or quit saying it .

Liberty and equality, spontaneity and security, happiness and knowledge, mercy and justice - all these are ultimate human values, sought for themselves alone; yet when they are incompatible, they cannot all be attained, choices must be made, sometimes tragic losses accepted in the pursuit of some preferred ultimate end.

To threaten the institution is to threaten fair administration of justice and protection of liberty.

Liberty and justice quote Whether we or our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals a

Whether we or our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.

In our pledge every day, we pledge one Nation under God with liberty and justice for all.

You may pronounce the sentence upon me, honourable judge, but let the world know that in A.D. 1886, in the State of Illinois, eight men were sentenced to death because they believed in a better future; because they had not lost their faith in the ultimate victory of liberty and justice!

A struggle for liberty is in itself respectable and glorious.

. . . When conducted with magnanimity, justice and humanity, it ought to command the admiration of every friend to human nature. But if sullied by crimes and extravagancies, it loses its respectability.

Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.

The moment the idea is admitted into society that property is not as sacred as the law of God, and that there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence.

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