Tag Archives: Justice

First Principles: I Am A Friend To Righteous Government, To A Government Founded Upon the Principles of Reason and Justice. But I Glory In Publicly Avowing My Eternal Enmity To Tyranny

“I am a friend to righteous government, to a government founded upon the principles of reason and justice. But I glory in publicly avowing my eternal enmity to tyranny.”  – John Hancock

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Natural Liberty Is A Gift of the Beneficent Creator To the Whole Human Race and…Civil Liberty Is Founded In That; and Cannot Be Wrested From Any People, Without the Most Manifest Violation of Justice

“…(N)atural liberty is a gift of the beneficent Creator to the whole human race, and that civil liberty is founded in that; and cannot be wrested from any people, without the most manifest violation of justice.” – Alexander Hamilton, in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Patriotism Is As Much A Virtue As Justice, and Is As Necessary for the Support of Societies As Natural Affection Is for the Support of Families

“Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families.” – Benjamin Rush (1773)

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: Justice In the Hands of the Powerful Is Merely A Governing System Like Any Other

“Justice in the hands of the powerful is merely a governing system like any other. Why call it justice? Let us rather call it injustice, but of a sly effective order, based entirely on cruel knowledge of the resistance of … Continue reading

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: It Is the Madness of Folly, To Expect Mercy From Those Who Have Refused To Do Justice

“It is the madness of folly, to expect mercy from those who have refused to do justice.” — Thomas Paine (1776)

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Let Justice Be Done Though the Heavens Should Fall

“Let justice be done though the heavens should fall.” – John Adams (1777)

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Justice Is the End of Government. It Is the End of Civil Society. It Ever Has Been and Ever Will Be Pursued Until It Is Obtained, or, Until Liberty Be Lost In the Pursuit

“Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until liberty be lost in the pursuit.” – James Madison (1788)

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Observe Good Faith and Justice Towards All Nations. Cultivate Peace and Harmony With All

“Observe good faith and justice towards all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.” – George Washington

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Natural Liberty Is A Gift of the Beneficent Creator To the Whole Human Race

“The fundamental source of all your errors, sophisms and false reasonings is a total ignorance of the natural rights of mankind. Were you once to become acquainted with these, you could never entertain a thought, that all men are not, … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Some Times We Can Wait No Longer

Some Times We Can Wait No Longerby Michael DoyleSocrates and Jesus took their last breathsAs each of these were put to their deathsAccused and tried for treason and blasphemyAnd in corrupting the young by truth’s divinityThe noble search and allegiance … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment