Social Justice Quotes (531 quotes)
Social Justice Quotes
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. If you join a fight for social justice you may win or lose, but just by being part of the struggle, you win, and your life will be better for it. In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "injustice" Showing of When we neither punish nor reproach evildoers, we are not simply protecting their trivial old age, we are thereby ripping the foundations of justice from beneath new generations. Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago — When a people are used as mere human instruments for firing cannon or thrusting bayonets, in the service and for the selfish purposes of a master, such war degrades a people.
All that a good government aims at It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the equal treatment of unequals. Schools, the institutions traditionally called upon to correct social inequality, are unsuited to the task; without economic opportunity to follow educational opportunity, the myth of equality can never become real. Far more than a hollow promise of future opportunity for their children, parents need jobs, income, and services. And children whose backgrounds have stunted their sense of the future need to be taught by example that they are good for more than they dared dream.
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old social justice quotes, social justice sayings, and social justice proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources. Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow's cause. Isaiah Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy. Proverbs Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "social-justice" Showing of And God granted it. Wars will be stopped only when soldiers refuse to fight, when workers refuse to load weapons onto ships and aircraft, when people boycott the economic outposts of Empire that are strung across the globe.