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I believe in justice, maybe not in this life, but there has to be justice. And if there isn't a God, I think it would be very depressing. I'd prefer to believe there is.
~By David Zucker ~


Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.
~By Hosea Ballou ~


Because politics rests on an irreducible measure of coercion, it can never become a perfect realm of perfect love and justice.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


The American people do not want people thumbing their nose at the law. It undercuts the very fabric of our society and the system of civil justice and of criminal justice as well.
~By Ernest Istook ~


I think that the job of poetry, its political job, is to refresh the idea of justice, which is going dead in us all the time.
~By Robert Hass ~


A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
~By Sallust ~


Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


She wanted us to feel we were above everyone in the town. She really did tell us that we were related to Chief Justice John Marshall, and that may have been true. I never did bother to find out.
~By Fay Wray ~


Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
~By George Washington ~


Justice is like a train that is nearly always late.
~By Yevgeny Yevtushenko ~


Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


The goal is justice, not executions. We all want to make sure the process is fair and that the right person is punished. These recommendations are essential to that goal.
~By William Sessions ~


Individuals can resist injustice, but only a community can do justice.
~By James J. Corbett ~


In the matter of justice, all should be equal in your eyes.
~By Abu Bakr ~


Peace without justice is tyranny.
~By William Allen White ~


The same tools we need to use to keep this country safe by bringing terrorists to justice, because I guarantee you, if they have the opportunity and the means, they will take American lives.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
~By Bugs Baer ~


My job is to interpret the law based on how the legislature and the court has done it and then, of course, to use our system of justice to develop some new legal tools and new concepts.
~By Bill Scott ~


Sometimes the wheels of justice grind slowly.
~By Terry Waite ~


A great many people in this country are worried about law-and-order. And a great many people are worried about justice. But one thing is certain; you cannot have either until you have both.
~By Ramsey Clark ~


All too often arrogance accompanies strength, and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong. The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in the circumstances confronting him.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
~By Barack Obama ~


I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for.
~By Helen Suzman ~


Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what sting is justice.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


I think God's justice is making wrongs right.
~By Joel Osteen ~


Who thinks the law has anything to do with justice? It's what we have because we can't have justice.
~By William McIlvanney ~


The fact that he didn't get credit for a while is more the story of social injustice. But his own spirit wasn't driven by that, and wasn't dependent upon that. He just wished he had the cash to go to medical school.
~By Mary Stuart Masterson ~


When you look at what I've done here, you see a consistent theme of reforms which is not driven by any dogma from across the water, but a radical agenda to make sure Northern Ireland's people enjoy equal opportunities, driven by the values of social justice.
~By Peter Hain ~


I know the world is filled with troubles and many injustices. But reality is as beautiful as it is ugly. I think it is just as important to sing about beautiful mornings as it is to talk about slums. I just couldn't write anything without hope in it.
~By Oscar Hammerstein II ~


A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity.
~By Ralph Nader ~


Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.
~By Robert Frost ~


Since the world has existed, there has been injustice. But it is one world, the more so as it becomes smaller, more accessible. There is just no question that there is more obligation that those who have should give to those who have nothing.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer.
~By Julian Casablancas ~


Justice is incidental to law and order.
~By J. Edgar Hoover ~


Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.
~By Kim Campbell ~


I think you're going to find out that westerns will be coming back. It's Americana, it's part of our history, the cowboy, the cattle drive, the sheriff, the fight for law, order and justice. Justice will always prevail as far as I'm concerned.
~By Clayton Moore ~


In justice to human society it may perhaps be said of almost all the polities and civil institutions in the world, however imperfect, that they have been founded in and carried on with very considerable wisdom.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


Therefore I feel that the aforementioned guiding principle must be modified to read: If you desire peace, cultivate justice, but at the same time cultivate the fields to produce more bread; otherwise there will be no peace.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


Affirmative action was always racial justice on the cheap.
~By Joe Klein ~


Extreme law is often extreme injustice.
~By Terence ~


In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion.
~By Carol P. Christ ~


It is shameful that millions of Americans are suffering the economic injustice of working a full-time job and earning a wage that leaves them below the poverty line.
~By Bill Pascrell ~


Although black and white Americans live, work, and learn together now, there is still injustice in America.
~By Kathleen Sebelius ~


It is equally demonstrable that so far as Texas is concerned, there have been equal confusion, insecurity and injustice in the administration of the State governments.
~By William H. Wharton ~


Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
~By Karl Kraus ~


The moment that justice must be paid for by the victim of injustice it becomes itself injustice.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second.
~By Agatha Christie ~


And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of all mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God.
~By Salmon P. Chase ~


Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don't believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others.
~By Coretta Scott King ~


What Canada has to do is to have a government connected to the priorities of the people of which it is elected to serve. Those priorities include ensuring medicare is sustainable, support for the military, and tax and justice systems that work.
~By Peter MacKay ~


I want justice to be so pervasive that it will be taken for granted, just as injustice is taken for granted today.
~By Gloria Macapagal Arroyo ~


My characters are driven by a passionate desire for justice. They are rebellious and incorruptible.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


Most of us see Justice O'Connor as something of an icon, although we do not agree with all of her decisions.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


That justice should be administered between men, it is necessary that testimonies of fact be alleged; and that witnesses should apprehend themselves greatly obliged to discover the truth, according to their conscience, in dark and doubtful cases.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


There is one, and only one, thing in modern society more hideous than crime namely, repressive justice.
~By Simone Weil ~


One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Injustice in the end produces independence.
~By Voltaire ~


When having my portrait painted I don't want justice, I want mercy.
~By Billy Hughes ~


If, at the limit, you can rule without crime, you cannot do so without injustices.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


Then, in the next place, we must know that every being which is endowed with reason, and transgresses its statutes and limitations, is undoubtedly involved in sin by swerving from rectitude and justice.
~By Origen ~


I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


One pits his wits against apparently inscrutable nature, wooing her with ardor but nature is blind justice who cannot recognize personal identity.
~By Charles Brenton Huggins ~


He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
~By Plato ~


The whole idea of equal justice under law means that you've got to play by the rules. It has nothing to do with the underlying subject matter. You just tell the truth.
~By Kenneth Starr ~


Don't make the mistake of thinking that you have to agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


My photographs don't do me justice - they just look like me.
~By Phyllis Diller ~


The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
~By Lois McMaster Bujold ~


Hopefully, America will really get a sense of how justice can be served in this country. And hopefully, they'll forget the Simpson trial.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


The gifts that one receives for giving are so immeasurable that it is almost an injustice to accept them.
~By Rod McKuen ~


I have the most profound respect for the Department of Justice and the FTC. We in Europe are a younger and I would say junior institution to the historical antitrust experience of the US.
~By Mario Monti ~


The next few months are critical to Pakistan's future direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace, fighting terrorism and working for social justice.
~By Benazir Bhutto ~


And from the moment that we realized it was a terrorist attack, there isn't an agent or a support person in the FBI that wasn't committed to bringing to justice those who were responsible for this.
~By Robert Mueller ~


I am unjust, but I can strive for justice. My life's unkind, but I can vote for kindness. I, the unloving, say life should be lovely. I, that am blind, cry out against my blindness.
~By Vachel Lindsay ~


But you will understand by yourselves that the matter applies equally well to the organization of the officials of justice, of administrative officials, etc; these are likewise organized instruments of power in certain societies.
~By Ferdinand Lassalle ~


I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future.
~By Howard Baker ~


Medieval justice was a quaint thing.
~By Frederick Pollock ~


I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy.
~By Kelly Miller ~


See, justice is a joke in this country, and it stinks of its hypocricy.
~By H. Rap Brown ~


For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


There is no such thing as justice - in or out of court.
~By Clarence Darrow ~


Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
~By George Bancroft ~


If you have a priest that is pushing social justice, go find another parish. Go alert your bishop.
~By Glenn Beck ~


The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
~By Malcolm De Chazal ~


Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
~By Plato ~


Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.
~By Malcolm X ~


But after the spirit of conquest had changed the first governments, all the succeeding ones have, in general, proved one continued series of injustice, which has reigned in all countries for almost four thousand years.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
~By Albert Einstein ~


If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.
~By Democritus ~


The time has come for justice at the ballot box, and justice in the courts, and justice in the legislative halls, and justice in the governor's office.
~By John Jay Hooker ~


When the whole world has their eyes on you, if you say something that doesn't truly come from your spirit and your soul, or if you wear something that doesn't come from your spirit and your soul, it's an injustice to your position. And so, I'm really myself every single day and I do it because I know my fans would want me to.
~By Lady Gaga ~


When strength is yoked with justice, where is a mightier pair than they?
~By Aeschylus ~


The world is neither wise nor just, but it makes up for all its folly and injustice by being damnably sentimental.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Concepts of justice must have hands and feet to carry out justice in every case in the shortest possible time and the lowest possible cost. This is the challenge to every lawyer and judge in America.
~By Warren E. Burger ~


Job's forthright indictment of the injustice of this world is surely right. The ways of the world are weird and much more unpredictable than either scientists or theologians generally make things look.
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~

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