Then Mr. Underwood’s meaning became clear: Atticus had used every tool available to free men to save Tom Robinson, but in the secret courts of men’s hearts Atticus had no case.
For me, taking the sort of dry principles of the law and bringing them into contact with human beings . . . it’s like you jump into hyperspace. And everything that’s dull about the books and the theory becomes provocative.
I believe that sexual offenders and predators should be released…as long as it is mandatory they get to move into the house next door to the judge that released them.
Rather than swallowing our pride and simply asking what we do not know, we choose to fill in the blanks ourselves and later become humbled. Wisdom was often, in its youth, proven foolish, and ones humiliated were meant to become wise.
It’s not unpatriotic to denounce an injustice committed on our behalf, perhaps it’s the most patriotic thing we can do.
That word didn’t make sense to Nico. The Underworld had no mercy. It only had justice.
‘You’re already dead,’ Nico said. ‘You’re a ghost with no tongue, no memory. You won’t be sharing any secrets.
Seorang pemimpin terlebih dahulu mesti mengakui hak-hak sipil rakyat. Janganlah mengharap rakyat memenuhi kewajibannya terhadap negara, bila hak-hak sipilnya tidak terlindungi.
The oligarchs do not care what justice is, only what seems just. They do not care what mercy is, only what appears merciful. Thus justice and mercy will always escape them.
Shed not recklessly the blood of another with thy sword,
Lest the Sword on High falls upon thy neck.
If you can bow in front of the justice at the height of your power, it means that you are really a just person!