“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ~~ Elie Wiesel
“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” ~~ Elie Wiesel
“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.” ~~ Frederick Douglass
“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” ~~ Theodore Parker, paraphrased by Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Justice is truth in action.” ~~ Benjamin Disraeli
“True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.