Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Heeding the Call: A Program on Justicemaking for Junior High School Youth

Leader Resource 1: Justice Quotes

Who thinks of justice unless he knows injustice? — Diane Glancy, Cherokee poet

When a just cause reaches its flood-tide... whatever stands in the way must fall before its overwhelming power. — Carrie Chapman Catt, suffragette

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Charity is no substitute for justice withheld. — Saint Augustine

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both. — Eleanor Roosevelt

Justice is what love sounds like when it speaks in public. — Michael Eric Dyson

Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don't believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others. — Coretta Scott King

If you want peace work for justice. — Pope Paul VI

The voice of the majority is no proof of justice. — Friedrich Schiller, German poet and philosopher

Justice is like the Kingdom of God—it is not without us as a fact, it is within us as a great yearning. — George Eliot (pen name for Mary Anne Evans), author

War will never yield but to the principles of universal justice and love. — William Ellery Channing Unitarian minister and author