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The injustice done to an individual is sometimes of service to the public.
~By Junius ~


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


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 ~


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


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


But I can tell you what your folly and injustice will compel us to do. It will compel us to be free from your domination, and more self-reliant than we have been.
~By John H. Reagan ~


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 ~


May hard work, and justice, always cement our bonds of unity that we may get our country back to production.
~By Mwai Kibaki ~


Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Despite the generous rewards that state juries dole out, in many cases, victims receive less than 50 cents on the dollar in settlements with the lawyers taking the rest. This is not justice.
~By Pat Roberts ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.
~By Horace Walpole ~


Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
~By Barry Goldwater ~


A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves.
~By Grover Cleveland ~


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 ~


Thou shalt not ration justice.
~By Learned Hand ~


It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally be done again: and therefore they take special care to record all the decisions formerly made against common justice and the general reason of mankind.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


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


Since its inception, our Nation has stood on the foundations of compassion and justice.
~By Mike DeWine ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


In the name of justice there cannot be subjection and in the name of peace there cannot be impunity.
~By Alvaro Uribe Velez ~


All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance of original justice.
~By Edmund Burke ~


Let's leave beside them in another pile all the injustices which exist in the northern state.
~By Martin McGuinness ~


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 ~


You shouldn't have to sue somebody to get justice. It ought to come through administrative process.
~By Birch Bayh ~


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 ~


Claims of right and insistence upon obligations may depend upon treaty stipulations, or upon the rules of international law, or upon the sense of natural justice applied to the circumstances of a particular case, or upon disputed facts.
~By Elihu Root ~


If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a real humanity.
~By Nelson DeMille ~


Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Justice is a whore that won't let herself be stiffed, and collects the wages of shame even from the poor.
~By Karl Kraus ~


Justices are not politicians. They don't run on a political platform, and senators should not ask them to do so.
~By John Cornyn ~


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 ~


Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.
~By A. Philip Randolph ~


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 ~


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


I said the first concern of the administration of justice must, of course, be the individual. The second concern is the truth.
~By Elliot Richardson ~


The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice.
~By Jules Renard ~


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 ~


Before we decide to trust you with this power, we ask you to stand before the public and explain your views. Justice may be blind, but it should not be deaf.
~By Herb Kohl ~


We would, however, perform an injustice to the bourgeois women's rights movement if we would regard it as solely motivated by economics. No, this movement also contains a more profound spiritual and moral aspect.
~By Clara Zetkin ~


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


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


I conclude that it is a fundamental mistake to think that salvation, justice, or virtue come through merely human institutions.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


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 ~


The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


There are two things that one must get used to or one will find life unendurable: the damages of time and injustices of men.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
~By Kofi Annan ~


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 ~


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 ~


Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
~By Voltaire ~


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 ~


That feeds anger, and I mean when we went and at last thank heavens got towards peace in Northern Ireland we went for justice within Northern Ireland as well as using security well, as well as a political settlement, but surely that is the lesson.
~By Clare Short ~


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


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


When it comes to the cause of justice, I take no prisoners and I don't believe in compromise.
~By Mary Frances Berry ~


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


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


Justice will overtake fabricators of lies and false witnesses.
~By Heraclitus ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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. ~


Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet.
~By Bill Cosby ~


Laws and constitutions ought to be weighed... to constitute that which is most conducing to the establishment of justice and liberty.
~By Algernon Sydney ~


The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.
~By Aeschylus ~


A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile.
~By Pope Gregory VII ~


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


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


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


Thus, it was to seek true civilization and true justice for all the peoples of the world, and to view this as the destruction of personal freedom and respect is to be assailed by the hatred and emotion of war, and to make hasty judgments.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


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


The war in Iraq will end, our troops will come home, Bush will be impeached and he will be brought to justice.
~By Cindy Sheehan ~


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 ~


There really can be no peace without justice. There can be no justice without truth. And there can be no truth, unless someone rises up to tell you the truth.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country.
~By Maximilien Robespierre ~


I have faith in the justice system, and what will happen will happen. I'm just trying to do the right thing.
~By Tracey Gold ~


If we don't stop somewhere, if we don't accept an unhappy compromise, unhappy for both sides, if we don't learn how to unhappily coexist and contain our burned sense of injustice - if we don't learn how to do that, we end up in a doomed state.
~By Amos Oz ~


Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
~By Edmund Burke ~


There is a time when even justice brings harm.
~By Sophocles ~


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


This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
~By Eldridge Cleaver ~


The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils.
~By Plato ~


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 ~


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


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


When community action was put into federal law in the early sixties as part of the effort to combat poverty and social injustice, I supported it intellectually.
~By Barney Frank ~


As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek, bear injustice, malice, rash judgment. We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak, go a second mile.
~By Dorothy Day ~


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation - through compassion and courage - about democracy, nonviolence and racial justice.
~By Mark Pryor ~


I remember my second game for England - we lost 2-0 to Norway, I was subbed and didn't do myself justice and I thought that was the end of my England career.
~By Teddy Sheringham ~

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