You want justice, but do you want to pay for it? When you go to the butcher you know you have to pay. But to the Judge you go as though to a funeral supper.[Ihr wollt eine Gerechtigkeit, aber wollt ihr zahlen? Wenn ihr zum Fleischer geht, wißt ihr, daß ihr zahlen müßt, aber zum Richter geht ihr wie zum Leichenschmaus.]
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. 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. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.
Man must exalt justice in order to fight against eternal injustice, create happiness in order to protest against the universe of unhappiness.
Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true. It is the tension…