Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.Henry Ford
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We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.
There comes a time when people get tired of being trampled by the iron feet of oppression … If we are wrong, the Supreme Court of this nation is wrong. If we are wrong, the Constitution of the United States is wrong. And if we are wrong, God Almighty is wrong. If we are wrong, Jesus of Nazareth was merely a utopian dreamer that never came down to Earth. If we are wrong, justice is a lie, love has no meaning… work and fight until justice runs down like water, and righteousness like a mighty stream.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
Charity creates a multitude of sins.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.