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A Quote by Jesus on justice

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Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.

Jesus

Contributed by: Nikk

A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on morality, history, and justice

Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: "Where do we go from here?"

Contributed by: Mila

A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on justice, history, violence, faith, and hope

Through violence you may murder a murderer, but you can't murder murder.
Through violence you may murder a liar, but you can't establish truth.
Through violence you may murder a hater, but you can't murder hate.
Darkness cannot put out darkness. Only light can do that...

Difficult and painful as it is, we must walk on in the days ahead with an audacious faith in the future. When our days become dreary with low-hovering clouds of despair, and when our nights become darker than a thousand midnights, let us remember that there is a creative force in this universe, working to pull down the gigantic mountains of evil, a power that is able to make a way out of no way and transform dark yesterdays into bright tomorrows. Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: "Where do we go from here?", August 1967

Contributed by: Mila

A Quote by Mahnaz Afkami on justice, community, and compassion

...  Any defintion of a culture of peace must address the problem of achieving justice for communities and individuals who do not have the means to compete or cope without structured assistance and compassionate help.

Mahnaz Afkami

Source: Culture of Peace Heroes; 10,000 Villages Fair Trade quote

Contributed by: M. Dante`

A Quote by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk on private property and justice

Justice is the infrastructure of proprietorship.

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Contributed by: Gorbi

A Quote by Plato on philosophy, madness, justice, nature, wind, peace, and hope

"Those who belong to this small class have tasted how sweet and blessed a posession philosophy is, and have also seen enough of the madness of the multitude; and they know that no politician is honest, nor is there any champion of justice at whose side they may fight and be saved. Such an one may be compared to a man who has fallen among wild beasts-- he will not join in the wickedness of his fellows, but neither is he able singly to resist all their fierce natures, and therefore seeing that he would be of no use to the State or to his friends, and reflecting that he would have to throw away his life without doing any good either to himself or others, he holds his peace, and goes his own way. He is like one who, in the storm of dust and sleet which the driving wind hurries along, retires under the shelter of a wall; and seeing the rest of mankind full of wickedness, he is content, if only he can live his own life and be pure from evil or unrighteousness, and depart in peace and good-will, with bright hopes."

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

Source: The Republic

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A Quote by unknown on maitreya, sharing, love, poverty, justice, hunger, starvation, shame, humanity, share, and brotherhood

"Throughout the world there are men, women and little children who have not even the essentials to stay alive; they crowd the cities of many of the poorest countries in the world. This crime fills Me with shame. My brothers, how can you watch these people die before your eyes and call yourselves men?"

- Maitreya, the World Teacher

unknown

Source: Maitreya, the World Teacher

Contributed by: Hopeful

A Quote by Sri Aurobindo on vegan, compassion, love, kindness, soul, spirituality, justice, ethics, god, environment, and ecology

Sri Aurobindo

Humanity's true moral test, its fundamental test, consists of its attitude toward those who are at tis mercy: animals. And in this respect, human kind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.

Sri Aurobindo

Source: Sri autobindo

Contributed by: Ocean

A Quote by John Muir on vegan, compassion, love, environment, ecology, spirituality, soul, justice, ethics, morals, god, and nature

Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.

John Muir (1838 - 1914)

Source: John Muir, Naturalist and explorer (1838-1914)

Contributed by: Ocean

A Quote by Carl Edward Sagan on vegan, compassion, love, spirituality, morality, ethics, truth, justice, environment, ecology, god, and enlightenment

All of us cherish our beliefs. They are, to a degree, self-defining. When someone comes along who challenges our belief system as insufficiently well-based - or who, like Socrates, merely asks embarrassing questions that we haven't thought of, or demonstrates that we've swept key underlying assumptions under the rug - it becomes much more than a search for knowledge. It feels like a personal assault.

Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)

Source: The Demon-Haunted World

Contributed by: Ocean

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