Justice Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Justice

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If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


The traditional practice is that the justices don't ask the attorney general any questions, so as not to embarrass him. But Bobby Kennedy had let them know that he didn't mind if they asked him questions and they did.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


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 ~


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 ~


The gifts that one receives for giving are so immeasurable that it is almost an injustice to accept them.
~By Rod McKuen ~


We've got to be fair. You can't say a place that has strip joints is sacred ground. We've got to be just. We've got to speak the truth. We've got to have justice for everybody. We're a country of justice for all, not justice for non-Muslims only or some groups and not for others.
~By Feisal Abdul Rauf ~


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 ~


Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.
~By Martin Luther ~


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 ~


What is so remarkable about the success of affirmative action is that it has been accomplished despite the Justice Department and the policies of the federal government.
~By Harold Washington ~


When I say I do, the justice of the peace replies, 'I know, I know...'
~By Mickey Rooney ~


I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


What our men and women in uniform are doing is providing for the Iraqi people and other surrounding nations the opportunity to see, to taste and to experience the democracy that equals freedom and ultimately justice.
~By Robin Hayes ~


There is a point at which the law becomes immoral and unethical. That point is reached when it becomes a cloak for the cowardice that dares not stand up against blatant violations of justice.
~By Kurt Huber ~


Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice.
~By Plato ~


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 ~


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


As you suggested I have in the following disputed certain passages, trusting you will do me the justice either to modify the same or add a note in the new edition stating that I dispute,' etc.
~By Denis Kearney ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Those who today still feel a sense of impotence can do something: they can support Amnesty International. They can help it to stand up for freedom and justice.
~By Peter Benenson ~


The tongue may be employed about, and made to serve all the purposes of vice, in tempting and deceiving, in perjury and injustice.
~By Joseph Butler ~


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 ~


Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


I will be as harsh as truth, and uncompromising as justice... I am in earnest, I will not equivocate, I will not excuse, I will not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard.
~By William Lloyd Garrison ~


Think how different human societies would be if they were based on love rather than justice. But no such societies have ever existed on earth.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


I find the idea of vigilante justice very attractive. I like the idea that the murderer decides that this person has gone too far, and nothing will happen to him unless she does something to stop him.
~By Donna Leon ~


And it also became clear that these conditions of inequality and historical injustice have given rise to a feeling of hate in the world - a deeply felt hate that cannot easily be overcome with a few good words.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


Experience has shown how deeply the seeds of war are planted by economic rivalry and social injustice.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills?
~By Khalil Gibran ~


It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.
~By Earl Warren ~


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 ~


A national legal organization is giving very serious thought to using The Betrayal of America as a legal basis for asking the House Judiciary Committee to institute impeachment proceedings against these five justices.
~By Vincent Bugliosi ~


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


A man must be willing to die for justice. Death is an inescapable reality and men die daily, but good deeds live forever.
~By Jesse Jackson ~


Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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


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 ~


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


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. ~


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


The essence of justice is mercy.
~By Edwin Hubbel Chapin ~


Freedom and Justice are twin sisters.
~By Friedrich Ebert ~


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 ~


Justice prevails over transgression when she comes to the end of the race.
~By Hesiod ~


In a recent decision of the Supreme Court, not made, however, by the full court, and concurred in by only four justices, it was held that the seller of a patented mimeograph could bind the purchaser to use only his ink in the machine, though the ink was not patented.
~By John Bates Clark ~


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 ~


The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.
~By Bill Cosby ~


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


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


We know that social exclusion is closely tied to the new economic world order, globalized, with free and open markets, which isn't bringing prosperity or social justice to all.
~By Claudio Hummes ~


The course of this conflict is not known, yet its outcome is certain. Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them.
~By George W. Bush ~


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 ~


The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


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 ~


There is no such thing as justice - in or out of court.
~By Clarence Darrow ~


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


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 ~


First, I was Bavarian State Minister of Justice, and after the ministries of justice in the various states were dissolved I became Reich Minister without portfolio.
~By Hans Frank ~


Justice is lame as well as blind, amongst us.
~By Thomas Otway ~


You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of Islamic democracy, Islamic social justice and the equality of manhood in your own native soil.
~By Muhammad Ali Jinnah ~


We'll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I'll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature.
~By Peter Hain ~


In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice.
~By Charles Dickens ~


Whether or not we can save Lake Michigan, whether or not we can avoid a breakdown in our criminal justice system are more important than whether or not I'm going to be governor.
~By Bill Scott ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


"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 ~


Lands of great discoveries are also lands of great injustices.
~By Ivo Andric ~


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 ~


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 ~


There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men.
~By Epicurus ~


I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for.
~By Helen Suzman ~


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 ~


Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly, and we shall add to our number those who will turn the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things.
~By Lucy Stone ~


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 ~


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 ~


Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
~By Helen Keller ~


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


Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


The finite is annihilated in the presence of the infinite, and becomes a pure nothing. So our spirit before God, so our justice before divine justice.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.
~By Anton Chekhov ~


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


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 ~


It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
~By Bugs Baer ~


Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.
~By Adam Smith ~


Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.
~By Martin Luther ~


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 ~


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

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