Top Ten Plus Two Quotes on Justice

10. I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it. Voltaire
9. If you tremble with indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine. Che Guevara

8. The ends you serve that are selfish will take you no further than yourself but the ends you serve that are for all, in common, will take you into eternity.  Marcus Garvey

7. To serve is beautiful, but only if it is done with joy and a whole heart and a free mind.  Pearl S. Buck

6. We educated, the privileged have a professional and moral duty to represent the underrepresented in our society, to ensure that justice exists for all, legal, social and economic justice. Sonia Sotomayor

5. Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system.  Dorothy Day

4. There must exist a paradigm, a practical model for social change that includes an understanding of ways to transform consciousness that are linked to efforts to transform structures. Bell Hooks

3. In these days of difficulty, we Americans everywhere must and shall choose the path of social justice…, the path of faith, the path of hope, and the path of love toward our fellow man.  Franklin D. Roosevelt

2. The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place. Marian Wright Edelman

1. Every social justice movement that I know of has come out of people sitting in small groups, telling their life stories, and discovering that other people have shared similar experiences. Gloria Steinem

+1.  Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. You must take it. Malcolm X

+2.  Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don’t believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others. Coretta Scott King

 

so, Share Friends!  what are some of you favorite quotes on Social Justice?

 

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