„Let’s speak of justice as present in the world, as independent and self-perpetuating.“

"Complete Hero" (2009)

Übernommen aus Wikiquote. Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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Martin Firrell66
British artist and activist 1963

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„Let Daniel speak, let the Revelation speak, and tell what is truth. But whatever phase of the subject is presented, uplift Jesus as the center of all hope.“

—  Ellen G. White American author and founder/leader of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church 1827 - 1915

Vol. 6, p. 62
Testimonies for the Church (1855 - 1868)

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„Let justice be done, though the world perish.“
Fiat iustitia et pereat mundus.

—  Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor king of Bohemia and Hungary 1503 - 1564

Motto, quoted in Locorum Communium Collectanea (1563)

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„War, in its fairest form, implies a perpetual violation of humanity and justice.“

—  Edward Gibbon, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Quelle: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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„In these circumstances it is essential we should be able to speak with sanity and authority in world monetary affairs. You cannot do this from a position of perpetual deficit.“

—  Roy Jenkins British politician, historian and writer 1920 - 2003

Speech to the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool (30 September 1968), quoted in The Times (1 October 1968), p. 6
1960s

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„Justice is a habit (habitus), whereby a man renders to each one his due with constant and perpetual will.“

—  Josef Pieper German philosopher 1904 - 1997

The Four Cardinal Virtues: Prudence, Justice, Fortitude, Temperance (1965)

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„Jesus is the movement for social justice, and the movement for social justice is Jesus in the present.“

—  Karl Barth Swiss Protestant theologian 1886 - 1968

Quelle: "Jesus Christ and the Movement for Social Justice" (1911), p. 19

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„Resistance is not a peripheral opponent. Resistance arises from within. It is self-generated and self-perpetuated. resistance is the enemy within.“

—  Steven Pressfield United States Marine 1943

Quelle: The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles

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„There are four billion people in the world. A world that has grown so complex and uncaring with systems and brutalization of individuals because of the inertia produced by those systems’ perpetuation of self, that merely to live is to be assaulted daily by circumstances.“

—  Harlan Ellison, buch Shatterday

The Man Who Was Heavily Into Revenge (1978), in Terry Carr (ed.), The Year's Finest Fantasy: Volume 2, p. 83 (originally published in Analog, August 1978)

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„We have the wolf by the ears, and we can neither hold him nor safely let him go. Justice is in one scale, self-preservation in the other.“

—  Thomas Jefferson 3rd President of the United States of America 1743 - 1826

On slavery, in a letter to John Holmes (22 April 1820)
1820s

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„Animals cannot speak, but can you and I not speak for them and represent them? Let us all feel their silent cry of agony and let us all help that cry to be heard in the world.“

—  Rukmini Devi Arundale Indian Bharatnatyam dancer 1904 - 1986

Quotations:Rukmini Devi Arundale, 1 December 2013, publisher-All Creatures Organization http://www.all-creatures.org/aro/q-arundale-rukminidevi.html,

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„We must therefore act together as a united people, for national reconciliation, for nation building, for the birth of a new world.
Let there be justice for all.
Let there be peace for all.“

—  Nelson Mandela President of South Africa, anti-apartheid activist 1918 - 2013

1990s, Inaugural celebration address (1994)
Kontext: We are both humbled and elevated by the honour and privilege that you, the people of South Africa, have bestowed on us, as the first President of a united, democratic, non-racial and non-sexist government.
We understand it still that there is no easy road to freedom
We know it well that none of us acting alone can achieve success.
We must therefore act together as a united people, for national reconciliation, for nation building, for the birth of a new world.
Let there be justice for all.
Let there be peace for all.

David Allen Foto

„Living life in "emergency scan" mode self-perpetuates instead of self-corrects. Deal w/a non-emergency before it is one.“

—  David Allen American productivity consultant and author 1945

4 November 2010 https://twitter.com/gtdguy/status/318242203639809
Official Twitter profile (@gtdguy) https://twitter.com/gtdguy

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„Without dignity there is no liberty, without justice there is no dignity, and without independence there are no free men.“

—  Patrice Lumumba Congolese Prime Minister, cold war leader, executed 1925 - 1961

Letter to his wife (Congo, My Country)

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„The world is but a perpetual see-saw.“

—  Michel De Montaigne (1533-1592) French-Occitan author, humanistic philosopher, statesman 1533 - 1592

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