"No justice, no peace!"

Bapopik at AOL.COM Bapopik at AOL.COM
Sat Feb 26 00:03:17 UTC 2000

     I'm going to hear this all day, now that the Diallo verdict is "not
guilty."  It's Al Sharpton's rallying cry.
     Where does "no justice, no peace" come from?
     I remember a Hebrew Yom Kippur prayer about asking for foolish things,
like "peace without justice."
    A quick check of my old Barlett's has Martin Luther, ON MARRIAGE (1530):

    Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the
sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.

    The Random House Webster's QUOTATIONARY, pg. 589, has: "Peace through
     There has to be more and better quotes.

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