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Access To Justice Quotes


"Legal aid... is fundamental to giving everybody in this country access to justice." - Jeremy Corbyn

"I'm intending to work on juvenile justice reform, sentencing reform, reentry, drug treatment, access to mental health care." - Cory Booker

"From what I can see it's that, if you have money you have access to justice. If you don't, it's becoming increasingly less and less access for low-income Americans and that's the crux of it. I mean, to have a society that has liberty and justice for all, it's right there in the constitution." - Jim Harbaugh

"Africa needs access to markets." - Jakaya Kikwete

"Education, work, and access to health care for all are key elements for development and the just distribution of goods, for the attainment of social justice, for membership in society, and for free and responsible participation in political life." - Pope Francis

"I co-sponsored the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Act to improve access to mental health services for people in the criminal justice system. This bill would give law enforcement officers the tools they need to identify and respond to mental health issues, while continuing to support mental health courts and crisis intervention teams." - Roy Blunt

"When I was a prosecutor in Kansas City, my job was to fight for justice and safety for all citizens in my community. Equal access to justice under the law is an American value embedded in the fabric of our legal and political system - the idea that anybody, powerful or not, can have their day in court." - Claire Mccaskill

"Women should have absolute access to capital." - Donald Trump

"Celebrity gets you access to world leaders." - Michael Douglas

"Access to a college degree is critical." - John Sharp

"Giving a politician access to your wallet is like giving a dog access to your refrigerator." - Tim Barber

"You always have access to your truth. You always have access to the divine feminine." - Danielle LaPorte

"We are a communicating nation which needs access to space, access to the seas." - Malcolm Wallop

"The criminal justice system - although this applies less to the U.S., where rehabilitation is not seen as a valuable contribution to criminal justice - in Europe where rehab is supposed to be integral, we have no way of rehabilitating skilled hackers. On the contrary what we do is we demonize them and continue to do so after they come out of jail because we restrict their access to computers by law. Crazy world, crazy people." - Misha Glenny

"Comedy is allied to justice." - Aristophanes

"We've begun to get justice." - Charles Evers

"It is not to the moderation and justice of others we are to trust for fair and equal access to market with out productions, or for our due share in the transportation of them; but to our own means of independence, and the firm will to use them." - Thomas Jefferson

"We must embrace a new agenda based on inclusiveness; a commitment to reconnecting the social and the economic; a relinking of the latter to a plausible redistributive system; and a determination to ensure that everyone has access to justice. All these things are within our reach." - Noreena Hertz

"This privileged position (lawyer) obliges you to remember that most of the population cannot afford your services or fees. As a consequence they are denied access to justice. It therefore behoves the legal profession to consider practical ways of alleviating this unacceptable state of affairs." - Joni Madraiwiwi

"We at the Bureau have the most exciting and satisfying jobs in the world. In a society that stresses individual achievement - where you pull yourself up by your bootstraps - the Legal Aid Bureau helps those without boots. By providing access to justice to tens of thousands of Marylanders each year, Legal Aid attorneys and support staff bring equity and stability to society." - Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling

"A feminist is a person who answers 'yes' to the question 'Are women human?' Feminism is not about whether women are better than, worse than or identical with men...It's about justice, fairness, and access to the broad range of human experience." - Katha Pollitt

"Your average white liberal might agree with social justice in principle, and yet live quite comfortably as a "winner" in a nation whose social institutions - characterized by political exclusion, exploitation, and unequal access to resources - have systematically made others lose out. But here's the thing. Maybe it's time to get uncomfortable and upset. Maybe those feelings can be acted upon." - Emily Raboteau

"I see, from my vantage point as the vice-chair of the Legal Services Corporation, a serious crisis going on in this country. Eighty percent of low-income people have no access to the civil justice system, meaning anything but criminal law." - Martha Minow

"It's a gift to be able to give access." - Tory Burch

"I don't have the same access or time to gain access to music the way I used to." - Liz Phair

"Access to a school library results in more reading." - Stephen D. Krashen

"Access to public libraries also affects how much children read." - Stephen D. Krashen

"Librarians consider free access to information the foundation of democracy." - Marilyn Johnson

"In my travels all over the world, I have come to realize that what distinguishes one child from another is not ability, but access. Access to education, access to opportunity, access to love." - Lauryn Hill

"Media access to us is more regulated than in golf." - Pete Sampras

"Things you can get access to, you should never memorize." - Albert Einstein

"Most people do not have access to medication." - Cleve Jones

"You have access to the Tent Of Meeting." - Francis Chan

"History is a means of access to ourselves." - Lynn Townsend White, Jr.

"Access to presidential materials should be as wide as possible." - Robert Dallek

"All Americans should have access to quality, affordable health care." - Christopher Dodd

"Access to goods, services & talent triumphs over ownership" - Lisa Gansky

"My sons have such a deep access to my heart." - Austin Peck

"There is no access to contemporary poetry in the libraries." - Kwame Dawes

"We systematically overestimate the value of access to information and underestimate the value of access to each other." - Clay Shirky

"We are excited about Internet access in general. With better access to the Internet, people do more searches." - Larry Page

"Differences of power are always manifested in asymmetrical access. The President of the United States has access to almost everybody for almost anything he might want of them, and almost nobody has access to him. The super-rich have access to almost everybody; almost nobody has access to them. ... The creation and manipulation of power is constituted of the manipulation and control of access." - Marilyn Frye

"There's a difference between just gaining access to a commodity as opposed to a spirit that allows us to live a life of love and justice, that when crisis and catastrophe hits you, that the biggest mansion in the world is not going to help you. If you don't have anybody who loves you, if you don't have any God who cares for you, that you're not going to have what it takes to move to the next stage in your life." - Cornel West

"Justice is peculiarly indispensable to nations." - Albert Pike

"Justice renders to every one his due." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Nothing is to be preferred before justice." - Socrates

"Justice is happiness according to virtue." - John Rawls

"Justice is incidental to law and order." - J Edgar Hoover

"Whether we bring our enemies to justice or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done." - George W Bush

"Whether low-income people are dealing with access to veteran's benefits, or a protective order to guard against domestic violence, or a way to guard against the loss of their home due to foreclosure and unscrupulous behavior by mortgage providers, there's no way they can afford a lawyer. And that's a serious problem. Because that erodes respect for law, it erodes the prospects for justice." - Martha Minow

"Justice? Who asks for justice? We make our own justice ... Let us not rail about justice as long as we have arms and the freedom to use them." - Frank Herbert

"Military justice is to justice as military music is to music." - Georges Clemenceau

"Military justice is to justice what military music is to music." - Groucho Marx

"A shocked sense of justice has to be removed and justice restored." - Ndabaningi Sithole

"We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Access to talented and creative people is to modern business what access to coal and iron ore was to steel-making." - Richard Florida

"I think that equality needs to be broadened to include equal access to comprehensive healthcare, equal access to jobs, and equal rights in the workplace." - Jill Stein

"Women began their inner emancipation by their access to literature, by access to the world through books; an access they could not have socially or politically, or of course economically, in the world at large." - George Steiner

"Access to science is greater than ever before. There are more vehicles out there that grant the public access to science. Not to mention the Internet." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"To achieve a Green Revolution, African farmers, must have access to land and security of tenure. They also need access to markets, technology and improved infrastructure." - Ban Ki-moon

"When I was a kid at first I wanted to own a candy shop. I guess every kid wants to - we just want to have access - free access." - Franka Potente

"It is public land and we will do our best to provide recreational activities. We are looking at initially allowing kayak access, wade fishing, bicycle access and walking access on some of the interior roads." - John Wallace

"Never have so many had such broad and advanced access to health care. But never have so many been denied access to health." - Gro Harlem Brundtland

"Google and Facebook extend internet access across the world, but the access is generally speaking to an internet that is focused on the advertisers to those sites." - Ramesh Srinivasan

"The College Access and Opportunity Act addresses the important need to make higher education more affordable and easier to access for low and middle-income students." - Ron Lewis

"We have a plan that creates universal access programs at the state level which allows folks to access insurance if they're denied by their insurer." - Eric Cantor

"You need to keep people close. You need to give them access to your heart." - Mitch Albom

"The best way to fight poverty is to empower people through access to quality education" - John Legend

"We have to resist, protectionism, other kinds of barriers to market access and to trade." - Hillary Clinton

"I know from experience it's very hard to get access to a prison to take pictures." - David Allee

"It is a privilege to be recognized by FDLA. I am a staunch believer that as a member of the Bar, we have the great privilege to represent clients in all facets of our practice, and that includes making the commitment to represent clients for whom access to representation and ultimately justice is limited by economics. As all of the "20 for 20 honorees have done, stepping up to meet that commitment is at the heart of what it means to be a lawyer. I hope the inspiring stories and contributions of my fellow honorees will shine a bright light on FDLA and this most important mission." - Terrence J

"People are dream killers-you've got to be careful who you give emotional access to." - Tyrese Gibson

"Children don't need learning. They need access to what they want to learn outside the home." - Daniel Quinn

"Everyone has access to a pen and paper, but to be a great writer is difficult." - Pamela Yates

"He who has access to the fountain does not go to the water-pot." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Access to power must be confined to those who are not in love with it." - Plato

"Women have gained access to the institutions, but not enough power to overhaul them." - Ellen Goodman

"Standardized personalization=universal right to meaningful learning. Personalized standardization=flexible access to mandated learning." - Andy Hargreaves

"We should not want to permit providers, for example to have control over access." - Noam Chomsky

"Because God loves us, he lets us know exactly how to have access to him." - Jennifer Rothschild

"Art is something that everyone should be able to have access to." - Kesh

"Feminism was established so as to allow unattractive women access to the mainstream of society." - Rush Limbaugh

"Having access to mobile phones and being able to document your own life brings people together." - Robyn

"And the separatist terrorist organization, PKK, had easy access to Turkey to, inside Turkey." - Bulent Ecevit

"People just want to have access to all of the world's music." - Daniel Ek

"I urge telecommunications regulators to develop a commercial strategy for delivering effective access to the continent." - Mark Shuttleworth

"Ensuring all kids have access to an effective, talented teacher needs to be a national priority." - Michael Bennet

"Living in truth cannot be reduced to having access to full information." - Ivan Krastev

"Feminism was established to allow unattractive women easier access to the mainstream." - Rush Limbaugh

"It's very difficult in France to get access to castings when you don't have any relationships." - Berenice Marlohe

"I had started Zero-G specifically to broaden the public for access to weightlessness." - Peter Diamandis

"Our goal is to give all Americans front-door access to the truth." - Robert C. Maynard

"It is a dangerous thing to have instant access to your emotions." - Dennis Potter

"To be human you must bear witness to justice." - Cornel West

"Force ought to follow justice and not to precede." - Edward Coke

"Everybody wants to see justice done, to somebody else." - Bruce Cockburn

"Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice." - Henry Louis Gates

"Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice." - Francis Bacon

"Money buys access; access buys influence." - Elizabeth Drew

"In the justice system, we say there must be open justice where there is to be justice. The judged while trying must themselves be tried before the public." - Julian Assange

"Every human tribunal ought to take care to administer justice, as we look hereafter to have justice administered to ourselves." - Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine

"When these resources are degraded or polluted, then there are fewer of them for the rest of us, and then we start competing for them and eventually as we compete, there are those of us, who have the capacity, who have the ability to be the controllers, to decide who accesses them, how much they access, and eventually there is a conflict. Those who feel marginalized, those who feel excluded, eventually react in an effort to get their own justice, and we have conflict." - Wangari Maathai

"A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others." - Abraham Lincoln

"The only real access that I have to my mind is when I'm writing." - Kay Ryan

"I've always had access to other worlds. We all do because we dream." - Leonora Carrington

"Access to natural resources can become a question of survival for many states." - Henry A Kissinger

"I'm British. I don't really have access to my emotions on a daily basis." - John Oliver

"Access to the Vedas is the greatest privilege this century may claim over all previous centuries." - Robert Oppenheimer

"Reading is not just an escape. It is access to a better way of life." - Karin Slaughter

"Access to high quality video content - essentially TV programming - has never been better than today" - Lloyd Braun

"AT&T will not block access to the public Internet or degrade service, period." - Edward Whitacre Jr

"With technology, we can achieve universal access to secondary education within a generation." - Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

"Access to safe water is a fundamental human need and therefore a basic human right." - Kofi Annan

"Literature is the only access to truth we have on this planet." - Stephen Fry

"Never give anyone total access to your pockets, your pockets, your purse or your mind." - Anonymous

"I write of youth, of love, and have access by these to sing of cleanly wantonness." - Gaius Valerius Catullus

"I favor access to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation." - Edward Kennedy

"Only through repentance do we gain access to the atoning grace of Jesus Christ." - D. Todd Christofferson

"Every woman should have access to the healthcare that she needs." - Barack Obama

"I write of youth, of love, and have access by these to sing of cleanly wantonness." - Catullus

"All people deserve access to health at prices they can afford." - Jacqueline Novogratz

"Emotional access to the truth is the indispensable precondition of healing." - Alice Miller

"Madness might sometimes give access to a kind of knowledge. But was not a guarantee." - Shirley Hazzard

"Never, never tell jokes about a man with easy access to weapons of mass destruction." - Peter Chernin

"Access to capital is one of biggest challenges for businesses in Africa." - Oscar N. Onyema

"Libraries do one thing that no other institution does and that's provide access to all." - Levar Burton

"Being disabled should not mean being disqualified from having access to every aspect of life." - Emma Thompson

"All women deserve access to care that can save their lives." - Christy Turlington

"The inner man has access to the sense organs of god." - Carl Jung

"He shone all over. Only Magnus, Simon thought resignedly, would have access to sequined battle armor." - Cassandra Clare

"The more people who have access to this vital information the better society will be." - Russell Brand

"There really is nothing I ever had access to that I didn't appreciate." - Twyla Tharp

"I believe that access to electricity and light can radically improve people&8218; lives." - Olafur Eliasson

"Doctors can predict these things [tumors] just as long as they get access to people." - John Newman

"Let's provide family leave that is paid and access to affordable, high-quality childcare." - Hillary Clinton

"The hardest thing, particularly in the fashion industry in Canada, has been access to capital." - Joe Mimran

"God shows us he loves us by giving us access to himself." - Jennifer Rothschild

"There's an instant access to luxury that I think women really appreciate." - Charlize Theron

"A person who acquires English has access to all the things that that language makes possible." - Ngugi wa Thiong'o

"I'll protect and expand access to no-copay birth control and safe, legal abortion." - Hillary Clinton

"It turns out the Internet is this amazing resource for everyone who has access to it." - Alexis Ohanian

"The internet has huge advantages but its downside is the easy access to resources." - Horace Panter

"There's this corporate machine giving us a chance to access radio - though there's no guarantee." - Caroline Polachek

"A man has no ears for that to which experience has given him no access." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I dream of a Digital India where access to Information knows no barriers." - Narendra Modi

"What you get as a wiki reader is access to people who had no voice before." - Ward Cunningham

"If you have zero access to the Internet, that is an offline device." - Don Mattrick

"Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement." - Peter Drucker

"People are very interested in having access to wireless data while they are on a plane." - Steve Largent

"Access by kids to the Internet should be like kids breathing clean air." - Nicholas Negroponte



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