You may trod on me in the very dirt. But still, like dirt, I’ll rise.
The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that’s the essence of inhumanity.
Without justice, courage is weak.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Fairness is an across-the-board requirement for all our interactions with each other …Fairness treats everybody the same.
I consider trial by jury as the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.
Why should there not be a patient confidence in the ultimate justice of the people? Is there any equal hope in the world?
I don’t know what kind of a future life I believe in, but I believe that all that we go through here must have some value.
The basic proposition of the worth and dignity of man is the strongest, the most creative force now present in the world.