But love must be aggressively translated into simple justice.
(Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.) (b. 1924), U.S. president. The Wit and Wisdom of Jimmy Carter, p. 115, edited by Bill Adler; Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press (1977).
Acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in New York City, July 1976.)
We ask not pardon for ourselves but justice for all American women.
(Alison Low Turnbull Hopkins (1880-1951), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in Past and Promise, part 3, by Janet Gibbs-Albanesius (1990).
Arrested for pro-suffrage picketing on July 14, 1917 (Bastille Day) at the White House, Hopkins was sentenced to sixty days in prison but pardoned by President Woodrow Wilson at the behest of her husband. Hopkins, however, claimed that Wilson had acted only to save himself political embarrassment and stood alone at the White House gates with a sign bearing this statement. Women were granted the right to vote in 1919, with passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution.)