Quotes on Justice And Love

Justice from Love, and Love from Justice Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo

We want to live and love and build a just and peaceful society. Betty Williams

Humanity needs justice, peace and love and we can have this only by returning with our hearts towards God who is the source of all this. Pope Francis

This is my creed: Happiness is the only good; reason the only torch; justice the only worship, humanity the only religion, and love the only priest. Robert Green Ingersoll

All ideologies end up killing people. If you separate love from nonviolence you turn nonviolence into an ideology, a gimmick. Structures that are not inhabited by justice and love have no liberating or reconciling force, and are never sources of life. Jean Goss

In the Spirit which draws us into honest engagement with one another, including those who may be very different from us in various ways, God calls us to wake up and learn how to love and respect one another, period. Carter Heyward

But love must be aggressively translated into simple justice. Jimmy Carter

If you want peace, work for justice. Pope Paul Vi

We mast show by our behavior that we believe in equality and justice and that our religion teaches faith and love and charity to our fellow men. Here is where each of us has a job to do that must be done at home, because we can lose the battle on the soil of the United States just as surely as we can lose it in any one of the countries of the world. Eleanor Roosevelt

The America of Moctezuma and Atahualpa,the aromatic America of Columbus,Catholic America, Spanish America,the America where noble Cuauhtemoc said: "I am not on a bed of roses"-our America trembling with hurricanes, trembling with Love: O men with Saxon eyes and barbarous souls, our America lives. And dreams. And loves. And it is the daughter of the Sun. Be careful. Ruben Dario

Let us not be justices of the peace, but angels of peace. Therese Of Lisieux

Justice and peace can only thrive together, never apart. Oscar Arias

Justice and injustice indeed begins and ends with the self. Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas

The Pledge of Allegiance says "...with liberty and justice for all." What part of "all" don't you understand? Patricia Schroeder

If we should deal out justice only, in this world, who would escape? No, it is better to be generous, and in the end more profitable, for it gains gratitude for us, and love. Mark Twain

He was a worshiper of liberty, a friend of the oppressed. A thousand times I have heard him quote these words: 'For Justice all place a temple, and all season, summer.' He believed that happiness is the only good, reason the only torch, justice the only worship, humanity the only religion, and love the only priest. He added to the sum of human joy; and were every one to whom he did some loving service to bring a blossom to his grave, he would sleep tonight beneath a wilderness of flowers. . . . Robert Green Ingersoll

Love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. Nelson Mandela

Go carefully, child of mat, where no mercy can be had, and let your faith lead you on. Janet Morris

What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the United States is not violence or lawlessness; but love and wisdom, and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country, whether they be white or they be black. Robert Kennedy

The things I do, I do from the heart and out of love and respect for our planet and all living things. And I draw my courage from my love for justice and truth, and I calm my fears by comforting those who are more scared than me. And I try to do my best to make the world a better place, one small action at a time, as good as I can. Q'orianka Kilcher

Happily ever after?" "If justice doesn't triumph and love doesn't make the circle in entertainment fiction, what's the point? Real life sucks too often. Nora Roberts

We can choose to use our lives for others to bring about a better and more just world for our children. People who make that choice will know hardship and sacrifice. But if you give yourself totally to the non-violence struggle for peace and justice you also find that people give you their hearts and you will never go hungry and never be alone. And in giving of yourself you will discover a whole new life full of meaning and love. Cesar Chavez

Experience, which destroys innocence, also leads one back to it. James A Baldwin

There is nothing harder than the softness of indifference. Juan Montalvo

We shall be free only together, black and white. We shall survive only together, black and white. We can be human only together, black and white. Desmond Tutu

Revolution is based on land. Land is the basis of all independence. Land is the basis of freedom, justice, and equality.... Malcolm X

I want to live in a world where people become famous because of their work for peace and justice and care. I want the famous to be inspiring; their lives an example of what every human being has it in them to do - act from love! Patch Adams

Love and work, work and love...that's all there is. Sigmund Freud

Dignity and love do not blend. Suzanne Curchod

...in place of the Old Bottom Line of money and power, a New Bottom Line of Love and Generosity is possible. People of all faiths need to shape a political and social movement that reaffirms the most generous, peace-oriented, social justice-committed, and loving truths of the spiritual heritage of the human race. Michael Lerner

...Forgive us, O Lord, we acknowledge ourselves as type of the common man, Of the men and women who shut the door and sit by the fire; Who fear the blessing of God, the loneliness of the night of God, the surrender required, the deprivation inflicted; Who fear the injustice of men less than the justice of God; Who fear the hand at the window, the fire in the thatch, the fist in the tavern, the push into the canal, Less than we fear the love of God. T S Eliot

The life and love we create is the life and love we live. Leo Buscaglia

Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars... Martin Luther King, Jr.

If we want to reap the harvest of peace and justice in the future, we will have to sow seeds of nonviolence, here and now, in the present. Mairead Corrigan

Peace is generosity. It is right and it is duty. Oscar Romero

I have met many, many farm workers and friends who love justice and who are willing to sacrifice for what is right. They have a quality about them that reminds me of the beatitudes. They are living examples that Jesus' promise is true: they have ben hungry and thirsty for righteousness and they have been satisfied. They are determined, patient people who believe in life and who give strength to others. They have given me more love and hope and strength than they will ever know. Cesar Chavez

What has violence ever accomplished? What has it ever created? No martyr's cause has ever been stilled by an assassin's bullet... What we need is not division; what we need is not hatred, but love and compassion toward one another and a feeling of justice toward those who suffer within our community, whatever their color or faith. Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world. Robert Kennedy

Aye, fight! But not your neighbor. Fight rather all the things that cause you and your neighbor to fight. Mikhail Naimy

Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness. Confucius

Failure and success are not accidents, but the strictest justice. Alexander Smith

We cannot sow seeds with clenched fists. To sow we must open our hands. Adolfo Perez Esquivel

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.

People must learn to hate and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love. Nelson Mandela

Politics cannot be a science, because in politics theory and practice cannot be separated, and the sciences depend upon their separation. W H Auden

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, . . . neither persons nor property will be safe. Frederick Douglass

Peace is the product of justice and love. Oscar Romero

Follow the truth to life and love what you do... Be passionate about it to the point where you're willing to do anything for it. Elie Tahari

Justice is what love looks like in public. Cornel West

But more than brave, you have love. And love is brave. Richard Paul Evans

Do what you love and love what you do. Don't do anything for money. Everything should be for love. Ray Bradbury

To bring yourself love and happiness, do what you can to bring them to others. Deepak Chopra

Wish chastely, and love dearly. William Shakespeare

How can one not speak about war, poverty, and inequality when people who suffer from these afflictions don't have a voice to speak? Isabel Allende

The earth is too small a star and we too brief a visitor upon it for anything to matter more than the struggle for peace. Colman Mccarthy

We must regain our vision and hope and move our country forward on an agenda of peace and justice. Paul Wellstone

In America there must be only citizens, not divided by grade, first and second, but citizens, east, west, north, and south. John F Kennedy

True freedom is to share All the chains our brothers wear, And, with heart and hand, to be Earnest to make others free! James Russell Lowell

We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization. Franklin D Roosevelt

Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole. Baruch Spinoza

If you give yourself totally to the nonviolence struggle for peace and justice you also find that people give you their hearts and you will never go hungry and never be alone. Cesar Chavez

Our motto is to work for peace based on social justice. Our mandate is to improve the condition, health and safety of workers, and our mission is universal. David A. Morse

We learned that we could move others to take action...Even though we couldn't stop the war, I discovered that I could be involved in the movement for peace and justice. From that day on I knew that I was going to be committed to working for change.... Marla Ruzicka

I am still a journeyman actor and a peace and justice activist. I'm a pilgrim trying to win my freedom and serve as best I can in the time I have, with this gift I've been given. Martin Sheen

One had better die fighting against injustice than die like a dog or a rat in a trap. Ida B Wells

Friends, haters, it's Twitter poll time. What do you think most holds back justice and equality for women? All thoughts welcome! Olivia Wilde

The future of peace and prosperity that we seek for all the world's peoples needs a foundation of tolerance, security, equality and justice. Kofi Annan

There is no limit to the ingenuity of man if it is properly and vigorously applied under conditions of peace and justice. Winston Churchill

Reelection ought not to be the primary preoccupation of any politician. It ought to be standing up for truth and justice. Cornel West

The weak are always anxious for justice and equality. The strong pay no heed to either. Aristotle

But by this time I was acutely conscious of the gap between law and justice. I knew that the letter of the law was not as important as who held the power in any real-life situation. Howard Zinn

The point of justice and mercy anyway is not 'they deserve it' but 'this is the way God's world should be', and we are called to do those things that truly anticipate the way God's world WILL be. N T Wright

Let us be renewed by God's mercy ... and let us become agents of this mercy, channels through which God can water the earth, protect all creation and make justice and peace flourish. Pope Francis

Is it against justice or reason to love ourselves? And why is self-love always a vice? Luc De Clapiers

Our Founding Fathers understood that our country would survive and flourish if our Nation was committed to good character and an unyielding dedication to liberty and justice for all. George W Bush

Let us remember that we can do these things not just because of wealth or power, but because of who we are: one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Barack Obama

The last time I checked, the only difference between my gay friends and I is who we choose to love. I'm not sure how that warrants a loss of rights, but it needs to stop. What ever happened to liberty and justice for all? Pink

Peace and love are ever in us, being and working; but we be not alway in peace and in love. Julian of Norwich

To put more faith in lies and hate than truth and love, is the true atheism. James Russell Lowell

Respect and love your readers. Write for the reader. Janet Evanovich

Nature and truth are one, and immutable, and inseparable as beauty and love. Anna Brownell Jameson

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