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Quotes And Sayings About Justice

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Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy.
~By Edward Dahlberg ~


Swift justice demands more than just swiftness.
~By Potter Stewart ~


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 ~


If any difference should be made by law between husband and wife, reason, justice and humanity, if their voices were heard, would dictate that it should be in her favor.
~By Ernestine Rose ~


The right to justice is something that no one can bestow, nor take away, for it is in one's heart.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to uphold right, justice and ideals.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice, and they are also the most protected.
~By Alan Dershowitz ~


Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.
~By Edmund Burke ~


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 ~


I find the public passion for justice quite boring and artificial.
~By Patricia Highsmith ~


The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


The function of the law is not to provide justice or to preserve freedom. The function of the law is to keep those who hold power, in power.
~By Gerry Spence ~


In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
~By Saint Augustine ~


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


Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.
~By Joseph De Maistre ~


Love is stronger than justice.
~By Sting ~


All History is current; all injustice continues on some level, somewhere in the world.
~By Alice Walker ~


If the British government is prepared to say that the Unionists will not have a veto over British government policy and that guns, vetoes and injustices will all be left outside the door, then there is no good reason why talks cannot take place in an appropriate atmosphere.
~By Martin McGuinness ~


At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
~By Aristotle ~


Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness.
~By Susan Faludi ~


I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.
~By Thomas Paine ~


Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


Thus, the struggle for peace includes the struggle for freedom and justice for the masses of all countries.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


If the jury have no right to judge of the justice of a law of the government, they plainly can do nothing to protect the people against the oppressions of the government; for there are no oppressions which the government may not authorize by law.
~By Lysander Spooner ~


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


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 more laws, the less justice.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Politics is about the improvement of people's lives. It's about advancing the cause of peace and justice in our country and the world. Politics is about doing well for the people.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.
~By Richard Bach ~


As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


Government has a role as well in what is referred to as redistributive justice.
~By William Weld ~


It's a very insular political community up there. I think the court's part of that and they're protecting their own. There's no justice in Vermont today.
~By Tom Fitton ~


We remain united with the British, and our allies around the world, in our resolve to defeat terrorism and bring those who commit these acts to justice.
~By Doc Hastings ~


Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


We have an integrated picture of the threat from outside and from within that is provided not only to our foreign ministers but also to our justice and interior ministers.
~By Gijs de Vries ~


But if you know that something has been really vicious, you don't read it, you don't let it into your head. What's damaging is when sentences go through your head and you burn with the injustice of it.
~By Nigella Lawson ~


What I am for is justice for everyone, just like it says in the Constitution.
~By Richard Pryor ~


There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~


Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey.
~By Denis Diderot ~


Spare me through your mercy, do not punish me through your justice.
~By Anselm of Canterbury ~


The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
~By Aristotle ~


I was in jail four and a half years. When I came out, I continued the same struggle against injustice, but instead of using weapons, I began to use art and cinema.
~By Mohsen Makhmalbaf ~


Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue; it is sufficient that they love themselves.
~By Maximilien Robespierre ~


God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation.
~By John Calvin ~


You look at the whole Human Rights questions, I happened to be there at just the right time when the country was awakening - this goes to the first question you asked - the whole country was awakening to a hundred years of injustice that hadn't been resolved yet.
~By Birch Bayh ~


You sit up there, and you see the whole gamut of human nature. Even if the case being argued involves only a little fellow and $50, it involves justice. That's what is important.
~By Earl Warren ~


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 ~


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


Justice Ginsburg is a very competent justice, and it is a joy to have her on the court, but particularly for me it is a pleasure to have a second woman on the court.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


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


I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Discretion is nothing other than the sense of justice with respect to the sphere of the intimate contents of life.
~By Georg Simmel ~


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 ~


There are matters in the Bible, said to be done by the express commandment of God, that are shocking to humanity and to every idea we have of moral justice.
~By Thomas Paine ~


Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes.
~By Daniel Defoe ~


Either accept people for what they are, or don't. So, in other words, man, if people don't know me, I think they do themself an injustice. Because, as a whole, I think I'm a good person.
~By Ike Turner ~


I can't deny that some customers and prospects think it's the key to our future. But it's not. We're certainly supportive of the Dept. of Justice and the 20 states that have brought this action.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


Our chief justices have probably had more profound and lasting influence on their times and on the direction of the nation than most presidents.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


As long as there is rape... there is not going to be any peace or justice or equality or freedom. You are not going to become what you want to become or who you want to become. You are not going to live in the world you want to live in.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


Rather like Batman, I embody the themes of the movie which are the values of family, courage and compassion and a sense of right and wrong, good and bad and justice.
~By Gary Oldman ~


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 security of which we speak is to be attained by the development of international law through an international organization based on the principles of law and justice.
~By Ludwig Quidde ~


There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


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 ~


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


We all agree that we've got to bring these terrorists to justice and to make sure that they're never allowed to perpetrate such an evil act as they did. And so all of us are dealing with that. We know that the President has the authority to go to war under the War Powers Act.
~By Barbara Lee ~


Anarchy may await America, due to the daily injustices suffered by the people.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


Justice for the major perpetrators cannot be separated from the vindication of the rights of the individual victim.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


Justice is horrible.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


This is the most historic moment in Supreme Court history in our lifetime, no question about it. These are justices who are going to serve for decades.
~By Jay Alan Sekulow ~


When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins.
~By Chuck Jones ~


The Coalition for International Justice estimated that 450,000 people in Darfur have died since the deadly genocide began some three years ago.
~By Kendrick Meek ~


If we are to keep democracy, there must be a commandment: Thou shalt not ration justice.
~By Learned Hand ~


For all my years in public life, I have believed that America must sail toward the shores of liberty and justice for all. There is no end to that journey, only the next great voyage. We know the future will outlast all of us, but I believe that all of us will live on in the future we make.
~By Edward Kennedy ~


Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only! It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence.
~By Adam Smith ~


I'm armed with more than complete steel, - The justice of my quarrel.
~By Christopher Marlowe ~


I've been waiting 13 years for justice.
~By Curtis Sliwa ~


Justice is revenge.
~By Saad Hariri ~


The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place.
~By Marian Wright Edelman ~


On the justice of the cause of Prince Edouard, adding insurances of greatest sincerity to help it and support it and give him on all occasions of the marks of the same feelings as I have for the King his father.
~By Henry Benedict Stuart ~


From the building of the temple of Solomon, which is also treated as a leading epoch in chronology, a new period in the history of worship is accordingly dated, - and to a certain extent with justice.
~By Julius Wellhausen ~


Justice and judgment lie often a world apart.
~By Emmeline Pankhurst ~


I try to live my life every day in the present, and try not to turn a blind eye to injustice and need.
~By Susan Sarandon ~


Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.
~By Joseph Heller ~


Many are attracted to social service - the rewards are immediate, the gratification quick. But if we have social justice, we won't need social service.
~By Julian Bond ~


In our pledge every day, we pledge one Nation under God with liberty and justice for all.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


I will not attempt to deny the reasonableness and necessity of a party war; but in carrying on that war all principles and rules of justice should not be departed from.
~By Robert Walpole ~


I think the time has come for the United States to do even-handed justice.
~By Tony Campolo ~


People demand a lot of the justice system and they demand things that it can't deliver.
~By Helen Garner ~


Expedience, not justice, is the rule of contemporary American law.
~By Abbie Hoffman ~


Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty. Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace. Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice.
~By Lin Yutang ~


If the market is left to sort matters out, social injustice will be heightened and suffering in the community will grow with the neglect the market fosters.
~By Helen Clark ~


Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Oh, justice is what you're threatened with.
~By Thomas Cromwell ~

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