The law is meant to work for justice. But people who know themselves know that, at some point, justice had better be mitigated by mercy. And you don’t get to mercy by a legal principle. You get to mercy by way of imagination, sympathy, tenderness of heart – which are not weaknesses.Wendell Berry
Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968.
Today we remember his life, his influence, his impact on the lives of people everywhere. Thank you Dr. King for your legacy, you still inspire us today.
Fear and anger are a threat to justice. They can infect a community, a state, or a nation, and make us blind, irrational, and dangerous.Bryan Stevenson
Truth and justice for all humanity.
I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.Thomas Paine
If one of us falls victim to injustice and we do not speak out, we all fall.Torron-Lee Dewar
Good sir you died way too young. Your life should have not ended this way. All you wanted to do is breathe and live the rest of your life and that was taken from you. Rest in power and may justice be served in your case and in the cases of others who have died in the same way.
I believe that there will ultimately be a clash between the oppressed and those that do the oppressing. I believe that there will be a clash between those who want freedom, justice and equality for everyone and those who want to continue the systems of exploitation.Malcolm X