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“I have confidence in the laws of morals as of botany. I have planted maize in my field every June for seventeen years and I never knew it come up strychnine. My parsley, beet, turnip, carrot, buck-thorn, chestnut, acorn, are as sure. I believe that justice produces justice, and injustice injustice.”

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source: 1852 journal entry, in Emerson in Concord (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1889), 79.

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“Justice is love on legs, spilling over into the public sphere.”

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source: “Cornel West’s Catastrophic Love,” Big Think, November 9, 2009.

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