Justice Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Justice

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It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not equally courteous to all, for that would be injustice.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


When there is life and mankind, a person will live striving for good deeds, liberty and a bright life, and wish that goodness and justice will reign in the world.
~By Islom Karimov ~


I think I present an overwhelming case that these five justices were up to no good, and they deliberately set out to hand the election to George Bush.
~By Vincent Bugliosi ~


We all say no to war, we are all for justice and peace. But sometimes in order to maintain peace, armed action is necessary. But we hope it won't be the case.
~By Silvio Berlusconi ~


Justice has nothing to do with victor nations and vanquished nations, but must be a moral standard that all the world's peoples can agree to. To seek this and to achieve it - that is true civilization.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


Our lawyers had their chat with the Supreme Court Justice, and promised to repast the chat to other members of the Supreme Court to find out whether they wanted to hear us out.
~By Dashiell Hammett ~


To put up a show is to face life's injustices with one of the few weapons available to a desperate and brave people, their imagination.
~By Luigi Barzini ~


In the end I think theatre has only one subject: justice.
~By Edward Bond ~


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


If it be not a sin, an open, flagrant violation of all the rules of justice and humanity, to hold these slaves in bondage, it is indeed folly to put ourselves to any trouble and expense in order to free them.
~By Samuel Hopkins ~


Sinn Fein has demonstrated the ability to play a leadership role as part of a popular movement towards peace, equality and justice.
~By Gerry Adams ~


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 ~


It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ~


I can establish the expectation of retributive justice. Have we done that? No.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


Honest people, mistakenly believing in the justice of their cause, are led to support injustice.
~By Elihu Root ~


Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


Progress is the injustice each generation commits with regard to its predecessors.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


Let us rise in the moral power of womanhood; and give utterance to the voice of outraged mercy, and insulted justice, and eternal truth, and mighty love and holy freedom.
~By Maria W. Chapman ~


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 probably would have voted against Justice Thomas, and, and, and I've been disappointed by what Justice Roberts has done.
~By Michael Bennett ~


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 ~


Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.
~By Lord Acton ~


Let justice be done, though the world perish.
~By Ferdinand I ~


We shall never achieve harmony with land, any more than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations, the important thing is not to achieve but to strive.
~By Aldo Leopold ~


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


The Southern whites are in many respects a great people. Looked at from a certain point of view, they are picturesque. If one will put oneself in a romantic frame of mind, one can admire their notions of chivalry and bravery and justice.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


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


When justice has spoken, humanity must have its turn.
~By Pierre Vergniaud ~


Once I should have been, if not satisfied, partially, at least, contented with suffrage for the intelligent and those who have been soldiers; now I am convinced that universal suffrage is demanded by sound policy and impartial justice.
~By Salmon P. Chase ~


The most money we have ever been able to get appropriated for the juvenile justice bills was $55 million a year, about one-tenth of what was necessary.
~By Bobby Scott ~


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 ~


"Empathy" is the latest code word for liberal activism, for treating the Constitution as malleable clay to be kneaded and molded in whatever form justices want. It represents an expansive view of the judiciary in which courts create policy that couldn't pass the legislative branch or, if it did, would generate voter backlash.
~By Karl Rove ~


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


The peace and justice movement has to expand and not run away from the plight of gang members.
~By Tom Hayden ~


Everybody should want to make sure that we have the cyber tools necessary to investigate cyber crimes, and to be prepared to defend against them and to bring people to justice who commit it.
~By Janet Reno ~


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


Today's global justice movement may be the biggest, most diverse and energetic in history.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices.
~By Paul Tournier ~


Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


What, other than injustice, could be the reason that the displaced citizens of New Orleans cannot be accommodated by the richest nation in the world?
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


And if you ask again whether there is any justice in the world, you'll have to be satisfied with the reply: Not for the time being; at any rate, not up to this Friday.
~By Alfred Doblin ~


And I spent that time working as an insurance adjuster and going to law school in the evening, and then when I left law school, I joined the Department of Justice in Washington.
~By George J. Mitchell ~


My mother was the influence in my life. She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate triumph of justice and hard work. She believed passionately in education.
~By John H. Johnson ~


In fact, in 2002, the Secretary of Defense authorized such support on a reimbursable basis to organizations formerly components of the Department of Justice and Department of the Treasury and currently components of the Department of Homeland Security.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


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


Let Justice, blind and halt and maimed, chastise the rebel spirit surging in my veins, let the Law deal me penalties and pains And make me hideous in my neighbours' eyes.
~By Ada Cambridge ~


Justice deferred is justice denied.
~By Diane Watson ~


The fact that life evolved out of nearly nothing, some 10 billion years after the universe evolved out of literally nothing, is a fact so staggering that I would be mad to attempt words to do it justice.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


Injustice boils in men's hearts as does steel in its cauldron, ready to pour forth, white hot, in the fullness of time.
~By Mother Jones ~


We as a Congress have a moral obligation to bring justice to the families of these victims. Furthermore, as a society based on laws, we have a responsibility to ensure that criminals don't go unpunished.
~By Bob Filner ~


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


Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
~By Plato ~


Justice in the extreme is often unjust.
~By Jean Racine ~


I call on the international community to be fair to the Iraqi people. My position is that we respect international resolutions but in return demand justice and accountability for those who stole Iraq's money.
~By Ahmed Chalabi ~


The greatest injustice in the world is to bring a child into the world, and not be able to offer it peace.
~By Nafisa Joseph ~


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


Of course, there can be serious injustices within free societies.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


Truth is always in harmony with herself, and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice that may consist with wrong-doing.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


I liked discussion and debate and thought that these skills fit well with law. I also had an interest in justice - and later learned that sometimes law and justice actually agree!
~By Harold H. Greene ~


It means that the men who hold the means of life control our lives, and, because we workingmen have tried to get some measure of justice, some measure of betterment, they deny the right of the human being to associate with his fellow.
~By James Larkin ~


There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors... But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity.
~By Claud-Adrian Helvetius ~


We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us.
~By Barbara Boxer ~


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 ~


Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity. Those who clearly recognize the voice of their own conscience usually recognize also the voice of justice.
~By Alexander Solzhenitsyn ~


One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him.
~By Socrates ~


Most people regard getting their way as a matter of simple justice.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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


Christians should emphatically be campaigning for justice for the poor - but the Church is not a campaign.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


Justice for crimes against humanity must have no limitations.
~By Simon Wiesenthal ~


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 ~


The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance.
~By John Rawls ~


Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice.
~By Henry Louis Gates ~


A just person is one who is conformed and transformed into justice.
~By Meister Eckhart ~


I wish the government and the Minister of Justice would address these legal and constitutional arguments, but they refuse to. They want Canadians to go blindly into their brave new world, but it is not wise for a society to move blindly in any direction.
~By Stockwell Day ~


No one could, therefore, rely on the law, and justice no longer existed.
~By William Waller ~


Another essential to a universal and durable peace is social justice.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


I beg you, look for the words 'social justice' or 'economic justice' on your church Web site. If you find it, run as fast as you can. Social justice and economic justice, they are code words.
~By Glenn Beck ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


I think the first duty of society is justice.
~By Alexander Hamilton ~


There is a point at which even justice does injury.
~By Sophocles ~


Frequently you have a clash between the more sterile letter of the law and the justice that underlies it, and I think one of the things I've been trying more or less, where it was possible, is to go with the justice rather than the letter of the law.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances.
~By Benjamin Cardozo ~


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


I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against.
~By Malcolm X ~


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


The price of justice is eternal publicity.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


On the subject of Osama bin Laden... we will track him down. We will capture him. We will bring him to justice, and I will follow him to the gates of hell.
~By John McCain ~


My first endeavor was to save the core of the German system of justice: the independent judiciary.
~By Hans Frank ~


Love is stronger than justice.
~By Sting ~


Education for all seems to be the product of a type of distributive justice that is in no way related to the individual.
~By Abdoulaye Wade ~


If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things; for thus the sacred light of injustice shines bright.
~By Sophocles ~


Justice is the infrastructure of proprietorship.
~By Kemal Ataturk ~


Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised.
~By Ann Landers ~


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 ~


There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic is like a midwife - a tyrannical midwife.
~By Stephen Spender ~


The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought justice and equality and it sought to respond to the young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way.
~By Charles Rangel ~

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