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Justice Quotes And Sayings

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By concentrating on what is good in people, by appealing to their idealism and their sense of justice, and by asking them to put their faith in the future, socialists put themselves at a severe disadvantage.
~By Ian Mcewan ~


The miser, starving his brother's body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall creep out of his great estate of injustice, poor and naked and miserable.
~By Theodore Parker ~


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


When we ask for love, we don't ask others to be fair to us-but rather to care for us, to be considerate of us. There is a world of difference here between demanding justice... and begging or pleading for love.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


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 ~


In the Europe which was created by the Second World War, divided into two blocks, each in need of a revolution that would end the abuses and injustices of capitalism and the privileges of a bureaucratic caste, collective faith does not exist.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


In addition, for almost a year now I have been urging the President, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate suspicious gas price spikes.
~By Lois Capps ~


On the contrary, if they are treated with justice and humanity, proper example and the advantages of education given them, the coming years will be as bright and prosperous to the unfortunate race as the past has been dark and painful.
~By Nelson A. Miles ~


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 ~


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


Whoever tramples on the plea for justice temperately made in the name of peace only outrages peace and kills something fine in the heart of man which God put there when we got our manhood.
~By William Allen White ~


Compassion is no substitute for justice.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them, for the future of Labor is the future of America.
~By John L. Lewis ~


There have been 111 Justices in the Supreme Court of the United States. Only three have been women. If she is confirmed, Solicitor General Kagan will bring the Supreme Court to an historical high-water mark, with three women concurrently serving as Justices.
~By Patrick Leahy ~


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


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


Unfortunately, the American justice system is just riddled with lies and inconsistencies.
~By Tommy Chong ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 represented many of these kids as they become young adults in the criminal justice system when I was a public defender. One way of reaching out is by the mind of experimentation.
~By Matt Gonzalez ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


One of the things I noticed more in this draft than in any recent drafts was the importance of the character issue. Players who had baggage, like Justice, fell much farther than his talent dictated. But a lot of coaches didn't want to take the chance.
~By Ron Jaworski ~


Probably I understand very much the people who rise against injustice.
~By Lakhdar Brahimi ~


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


The goal of the EU is to form a region of freedom, security and justice. Freedom in this connection cannot be just the freedom of the strong, but it must be combined with fraternity and equality.
~By Tarja Halonen ~


Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.
~By Alexander Hamilton ~


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 ~


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


Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession.
~By Julia Ward Howe ~


The cause of justice is the cause of humanity. Its advocates should overflow with universal good will. We should love this cause, for it conduces to the general happiness of mankind.
~By William Godwin ~


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


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


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 ~


There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


If this work can contribute in any way toward proving this, and at the same time arouse the conscience of the American people to a demand for justice to every citizen, and punishment by law for the lawless, I shall feel I have done my race a service.
~By Ida B. Wells ~


Once brave politicians and others explain the war on drugs' true cost, the American people will scream for a cease-fire. Bring the troops home, people will urge. Treat drugs as a health problem, not as a matter for the criminal justice system.
~By Larry Elder ~


I hope there are some who will brave ridicule for the sake of common justice to half the people in the world.
~By Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon ~


If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
~By Francis Bacon ~


The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


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 ~


From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character.
~By Bill Frist ~


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 ~


I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English bar; without which, impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence.
~By Thomas Erskine ~


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 ~


The United States has the burden to lead for peace. And not just peace - we need peace with justice, a much harder goal.
~By Jeff Sessions ~


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 ~


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 ~


Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good-fortune.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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


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


Fairness is what justice really is.
~By Potter Stewart ~


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 therefore believe that our system does not have a word for failed trial, and that is where the American public does not realize that our criminal justice system sometimes makes mistakes.
~By Sam Sheppard ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age, some by sickness, some by war, some by justice.
~By John Donne ~


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


I had seen so many injustices done in the court by well-meaning people. I had lost fourteen clients to gang violence in only seven years. I was angry at a system I thought had failed my clients, and I was part of it.
~By Richard Helms ~


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


Northern white people love the Negro in a sort of abstract way, as a race; through a sense of justice, charity, and philanthropy, they will liberally assist in his elevation.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


I have to think of my status as a resident in this country. But I do insist that in Paraguay there was order; the judiciary had the power of complete independence; justice was fully exercised.
~By Alfredo Stroessner ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The death of chief justice Rehnquist and the president's nomination of John Roberts raises the stakes for the court and the American people exponentially.
~By Ralph Neas ~


Better still - your history has shown how powerful a moral catharsis expressed through popular resistance to injustice can sometimes be; I have in mind the grassroots opposition to the Vietnam War.
~By Breyten Breytenbach ~


Thou shalt not ration justice.
~By Learned Hand ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Think carefully before asking for justice. Mercy might be safer.
~By Mason Cooley ~


It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.
~By Carl T. Rowan ~


A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


The plane took off at 8:10 in the morning - or that's when it was scheduled to take off. And that's when I believe it took off. I had been in my office at the Department of Justice. Someone told me that there had been the two strikes that occurred at the World Trade Center.
~By Ted Olson ~


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


Clouds and darkness surround us, yet Heaven is just, and the day of triumph will surely come, when justice and truth will be vindicated.
~By Mary Todd Lincoln ~


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


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 ~


Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


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 ~


You may be as vicious about me as you please. You will only do me justice.
~By Richard Burton ~


The stories from 1975 on are not finished and there is no resolve. I could spend 50 hours on the last 25 years of jazz and still not do it justice.
~By Ken Burns ~


In a free society the state does not administer the affairs of men. It administers justice among men who conduct their own affairs.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


Specifically, the growing threat that sexual predators pose to our Nation's children and their families represents an area where our criminal justice system has failed the American people.
~By Paul Gillmor ~


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


They still don't want to admit to the world that this isn't the best and the fairest and most equal justice system. And that they are guilty of railroading people into jail. They don't want to, or never will, admit these things.
~By Leonard Peltier ~


Poverty is restriction and as such, it is the greatest injustice you can perpetrate upon yourself.
~By Stuart Wilde ~


Since the September 11 attacks, nearly 400 individuals have been arrested by the Justice Department as a result of ongoing investigations into international terrorism. Of that total, over half were convicted as a result of their actions.
~By Jo Bonner ~


The place of justice is a hallowed place.
~By Francis Bacon ~

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