If there is not justice for the people, let there be no peace for the government.
Emiliano Zapata

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The glory and victory of war for one nation is grief and devastation for another. Though at times arguably necessary, once one form of violence is accepted and justified the floodgates are opened and the reverberations flow into a never-ending vicious cycle.
Julie Taymor, Introduction to the Titis Andronicus (the movie)

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Once you are enslaved, you have no moral obligation to the people who have enslaved you. In enslaving you they have freed you of all moral obligation because the nature their enslavement of you says that you are without humanity, without manhood without womanhood, without dignity and anything you do to get those things back is morally justified.
Dr. John Henrik Clarke

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Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you’re a man, you take it.
Malcolm X

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Justice demands integrity. It’s to have a moral universe – not only know what is right or wrong but to put things in perspective, weigh things. Justice is different from violence and retribution; it requires complex accounting.
Bell Hooks

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There exists today widespread propaganda which asserts that socialism is dead. But if to be a socialist is to be a person convinced that the words “the common good” and “social justice” actually mean something; if to be a socialist is to be outraged at the contempt in which millions and millions of people are held by those in power, by “market forces,” by international financial institutions; if to be a socialist is to be a person determined to do everything in his or her power to alleviate these unforgivably degraded lives, then socialism can never be dead because these asportations never die.
Harold Pinter

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Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land.
Blessed are they who mourn: for they shall be comforted.
Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice: for they shall have their fill.
Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
Blessed are the clean of heart: for they shall see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.
Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Jesus, The Eight Beatitudes

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The revolution is a change of values, not a banal modification of norms. With the revolution new situations, new institutions are born and past conditions and privileges are destroyed as a climate of justice and equality comes to take the place of the preceding one of tyranny and social division.
Alfredo Bonanno, Revolution, Violence, Anti-authoritarianism

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God put hatred in men’s hearts for good reason: to ensure justice.
Thomas Paine

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Without justice, without peace
Just a dream become a beast
Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird, Dumai

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Where there is no justice, there can be no secure peace.

Aung San Suu Kyi

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