Justice Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Justice

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


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 ~


The New Deal was going to redistribute the national income according to ideals of social and economic justice.
~By Garet Garrett ~


The immediate future is going to be tragic for all of us unless we find a way of making the vast educational resources of this country serve the true purpose of education, truth and justice.
~By Anne Sullivan Macy ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


At a time when our moral standing in the world has been weakened by a rubber stamp Justice Department that placed the Bush Administration above the law, we now need someone who is objective and independent. And, make no mistake, Eric Holder is independent.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


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 ~


There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice.
~By Algernon Sidney ~


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


Nobody is poor unless he stand in need of justice.
~By Lactantius ~


The bad man desires arbitrary power. What moves the evil man is the love of injustice.
~By John Rawls ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Justice is the set and constant purpose which gives every man his due.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


The Justices are currently considering a case, argued last month, which seeks to extend the writ of habeas corpus to al Qaeda and Taliban detainees at Guantanamo.
~By John Yoo ~


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


The situation in the region is flammable and may explode at any moment, because of the crucial events and because of the absence of justice in executing the international legitimacy resolutions, regarding the Israeli Arab cause and the oppression on Palestinians by Israelis.
~By Ali A. Saleh ~


The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


So to hope to be able to have peace, to be able to have justice and environmental balance, are consequences of our behavior, not just our intentions.
~By Godfrey Reggio ~


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. ~


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


There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland that is worth the loss of a single British soldier or a single Irish citizen either.
~By James Callaghan ~


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 ~


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 ~


Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice.
~By Georges Bizet ~


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 big tyrants never face justice.
~By George Galloway ~


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


All of us want to have meaning in our lives and want to feel like we're doing something that makes a difference. I believe we're doing that in the Justice Department.
~By John Ashcroft ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Yet, when child sex offenders are brought to justice and serve time for their offenses, they are often released into unsuspecting communities and left free to resume their sexual attacks.
~By Bob Ney ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Justice requires that everyone should have enough to eat. But it also requires that everyone should contribute to the production of food.
~By Elias Canetti ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


It's now up to the full Senate to move swiftly to confirm John Roberts so he can assume his duties and responsibilities as chief justice when the Supreme Court begins its new term in a matter of weeks. We call on the Senate to confirm John Roberts without delay.
~By Jay Alan Sekulow ~


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


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. ~


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 ~


Incidentally, the usual designation of the magnitude scale to my name does less than justice to the great part that Dr. Gutenberg played in extending the scale to apply to earthquakes in all parts of the world.
~By Charles Francis Richter ~


The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold.
~By Albert Pike ~


Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.
~By Voltaire ~


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 ~


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


My aim was to safeguard justice, without doing harm to our war effort.
~By Hans Frank ~


We've begun to get justice.
~By Charles Evers ~


That children shall be compelled to receive religious instruction which is in antagonism to the wishes of their parents, is what no man with say sense of justice would suggest.
~By Charles Tupper ~


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


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


The only genuine elite is the elite of those men and women who gave their lives to justice and charity.
~By Sargent Shriver ~


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


All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom.
~By Isabel Allende ~


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


I was very excited about the idea that I could be an idealist, that I could be my age, the eager beaver who had hope in the justice system and the one who gets disappointed just like the audience.
~By Elisabeth Rohm ~


I think that the justices were totally answering the way that they should. I think that the senators, as best I could tell, for the most part, Democrat and Republican, respected that.
~By Fred Thompson ~


Delay in justice is injustice.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


Right knows no boundaries, and justice no frontiers; the brotherhood of man is not a domestic institution.
~By Learned Hand ~


Without food, man can live at most but a few weeks; without it, all other components of social justice are meaningless.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


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 ~


There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Justice must always question itself, just as society can exist only by means of the work it does on itself and on its institutions.
~By Michel Foucault ~


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. ~


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


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 ~


If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice. And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune, will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes.
~By Jacques-Louis David ~


In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls.
~By Lenny Bruce ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I came to poetry through the urgent need to denounce injustice, exploitation, humiliation. I know that's not enough to change the world. But to remain silent would have been a kind of intolerable complicity.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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

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