All archives
Previous Issue (30 January 2002) | Current month | Next Issue (6 February 2002)

Quotes of the Day for 5 February 2002 – Justice

It was on this day in 1994 that Byron De La Beckwith was convicted of murdering civil rights leader Medgar Evers, a crime that was committed in 1963. Today's quotes are dedicated to justice, no matter how long it takes.

Van's signature


The quotes:

Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible; but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.
     - Reinhold Niebuhr

The most sacred of the duties of a government [is] to do equal and impartial justice to all its citizens.
     - Thomas Jefferson

Justice limps along ... but it gets there all the same.
     - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Justice is the bread of the nation; it is always hungry for it.
     - Francois de Chateaubriand

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

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
     - Martin Luther King, Jr, 1929 - 1968


Do you see an error on this page? A typo, a character that is messed up, a misattribution? Please let us know!