"As legal slavery passed, we entered into a permanent period of unemployment and underemployment from which we have yet to emerge."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."Julian Bond on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."Julian Bond on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."Julian Bond on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."Julian Bond 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."Julian Bond on Plato
"As skills and energy became more of a demand, people who didn't have skills just got left behind, got shuttled to the side. Education didn't keep up with their promise. Education didn't prepare them for this new world. Jobs went overseas."
"Violence is black children going to school for 12 years and receiving 6 years' worth of education."
"I tell young people to prepare themselves as best they can for a world that grows more challenging every day-get the best education they can, and couple that education with real-life experience in social justice work."