Justice: (fairness...equity...law... )

All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the Law and the Prophets. --- Jesus of Nazareth 4BC

Among the mind's powers is one that comes of itself to many children and artists. It need not be lost, to the end of his days, by anyone who has ever had it. This is the power of taking delight in a thing, or rather in anything, not as a means to some other end, but just because it is what it is. A child in the full health of his mind will put his hand flat on the summer lawn, feel it, and give a little shiver of private glee at the elastic firmness of the globe. --- Charles E Montague 1867

Discourage litigation. Persuade you neighbors to compromise whenever you can ... As a peace-maker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

I do want to say a few things to the graduates ... I ask you to give to your children a better world than we gave to you. I ask you to temper your striving for material success, for the glitter of things, with the drive to overcome the injustice and misery that still stalk our nation and our planet ... Be steadfast, be stronge, be of good cheer. --- Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.

I will tell you what to hate. Hate hypocrisy; hate can't, hate intolerance, oppression, injustice. --- F.W. Robertson

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. --- Martin Luther King, Jr 1929

Jesus was a well-known 'trouble maker' who had been disputing laws that went back to the time of Moses. What would he do now? ('Making A Difference') --- Sheila M. Bethel

Justice is truth in action. --- Benjamin Disraeli 1804

Live your life as though every act were to become a universal law. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness. --- Confucius 551BC

So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world. --- Immanuel Kant

The government in which I believe is that which is based on mere moral sanction ... the real law lives in the kindness of our hearts. If our hearts are empty, no law or political reform can fill them. --- Leo Tolstoy 1828

The great law of culture is: let each become all that he was created capable of being. --- Thomas Carlyle 1795

There is a Law that man should love his neighbor as himself. In a few hundred years it should be as natural to mankind as breathing or the upright gait; but if he does not learn it he must perish. --- Alfred Adler 1870

Unjust laws exist; shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have succeeded, or shall we transgress them at once? ... if it is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law. Let your life be a counter-friction to stop the machine (governement). What I have to do is to see, at any rate, that I do not lend myself to the wrong which I condemn. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

What is hateful to you, do not to your fellowman. That is the entire Law; all the rest is commentary. --- Talmud

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