"The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."Dorothy Day on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."Dorothy Day on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."Dorothy Day on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."Dorothy Day on Will Rogers
"Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens."Dorothy Day on Plato
"Men are beginning to realize that they are not individuals but persons in society, that man alone is weak and adrift, that he must seek strength in common action."
"I have long since come to believe that people never mean half of what they say, and that it is best to disregard their talk and judge only their actions."
"Our faith is stronger than death, our philosophy is firmer than flesh, and the spread of the Kingdom of God upon the earth is more sublime and more compelling."
"I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting him when he asks to be met, with a reason for the faith that is in us, as well as with a loving sympathy for them as brothers."
"It is easier to have faith that God will support each House of Hospitality and Farming Commune and supply our needs in the way of food and money to pay bills, than it is to keep a strong, hearty, living faith in each individual around us - to see Christ in him."