Justification Quotes

"An explanation of cau...

"An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason." - C. S. Lewis
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Feelings, alas, disappear w...

Feelings, alas, disappear without justification, and often without a trace. β€”Umberto Eco
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"What is past is past, never go back. Not for excuses. ...

"What is past is past, never go back. Not for excuses. Not for justification, not for happiness. You are what you are, the world is what it is." - Mario Puzo (The Last Don)
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"Power is when we have ev...

"Power is when we have every justification to kill, and we don't" - Oskar Schindler
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It could never be a correct justification that beca...

It could never be a correct justification that because the whites oppressed us yesterday when they had power, the blacks must oppress them today. -Robert Mugabe
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"If a being suffers, there can be no moral justification fo...

"If a being suffers, there can be no moral justification for disregarding that suffering, or for refusing to count it equally with the like suffering of any other being." - Peter Singer
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"The resource of violence is in everyone;...

"The resource of violence is in everyone; all that changes is our view of the justification." - Gavin de Becker, The Gift of Fear
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"What is past is past. Never go back. Not for ...

"What is past is past. Never go back. Not for excuses. Not for justification, not for happiness. You are what you are, the world is what it is."
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"Killing is not power. Power is when we hav...

"Killing is not power. Power is when we have every justification to kill, and we don't." - Oskar Schindler, in Schindler's List (1993).
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"If you want to live in the First World there...

"If you want to live in the First World there is no justification for sympathizing with an ideology that contradicts First World principles."
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β€œHe tries to persuade you to accept his judgement, he must persuade you to s...

β€œHe tries to persuade you to accept his judgement, he must persuade you to see things his way. And the only justification for this is that his way is better than yours - even for you.” -Robert Scholes on critics, The Fabulators, page 4
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"The justification of wars of self-defence is very conv...

"The justification of wars of self-defence is very convenient, since so far as I know there has never yet been a war which was not one of self-defence." - Bertrand Russell
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"If a being suffers there can be no mora...

"If a being suffers there can be no moral justification for refusing to take that suffering into consideration." -Peter Singer
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"The universe, precisely as it is at this moment. As a whole, and...

"The universe, precisely as it is at this moment. As a whole, and in every one of it's parts. Is so completely right as to need no explanation or justification, beyond what it simply is...." - Alan Watts
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It only makes sense to seek out and identify structures of authority, hierarchy, and domin...

It only makes sense to seek out and identify structures of authority, hierarchy, and domination in every aspect of life, and to challenge them; unless a justification for them can be given, they are illegitimate, and should be dismantled, to increase the scope of human freedom.
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