social justice Quotes and definitions (select by category from the menu)
The five categories of quotes roughly reflect the five practices of working for social justice as defined by the BHS Program in Social Justice Leadership. During the year, we'll read selections of quotes, but students should identify a few that resonate with your views and style of making change, and explain them in your year-end mission statement. Click on the links below or use the menu above.
The Buzzard has nothing to fault himself with.
Scruples are alien to the black panther.
Piranhas do not doubt the rightness of their actions.
The rattlesnake approves of himself without reservation.
The self-critical jackal does not exist.
The locust, alligator, trichina, horsefly
Live as they live and are glad of it.
The killer-whale’s heart weighs one hundred kilos
But in other respects it is light.
There is nothing more animal-like
Than a clear conscience
On the third planet of the sun