Justice Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Justice

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Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


On the justice of the cause of Prince Edouard, adding insurances of greatest sincerity to help it and support it and give him on all occasions of the marks of the same feelings as I have for the King his father.
~By Henry Benedict Stuart ~


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 ~


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 ~


Three simple words - freedom, justice and honesty. These sum up what the Liberal Democrats stand for.
~By Charles Kennedy ~


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 ~


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 ~


Strict justice would demand total confiscation of your property, personal imprisonment and fines.
~By Zebulon Pike ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Rosa Parks was the queen mother of a movement whose single act of heroism sparked the movement for freedom, justice and equality. Her greatest contribution is that she told us a regular person can make a difference.
~By Marc Morial ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.
~By Horace ~


Most of us see Justice O'Connor as something of an icon, although we do not agree with all of her decisions.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


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


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 ~


The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
~By Lois McMaster Bujold ~


The justice of our cause must be reflected in the manner in which we rectify the crimes of the past.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


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 ~


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 ~


Thou shalt not ration justice.
~By Learned Hand ~


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 ~


The first requisite of civilization is that of justice.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


We have to be willing to give up all the injustices of the past that did exist - and that do exist right now. When we become interested in liberation, we then become interested in that which transcends time.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


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


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 ~


What we have in us of the image of God is the love of truth and justice.
~By Demosthenes ~


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


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 ~


I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


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 ~


Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice.
~By Jacques Barzun ~


Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it.
~By William Penn ~


Justice Ginsburg is a very competent justice, and it is a joy to have her on the court, but particularly for me it is a pleasure to have a second woman on the court.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


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


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 ~


In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Justice is truth in action.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


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


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


It was OK for the media to pursue Former President Clinton year after year for lying about a private, consensual sexual affair, but we have five justices who committed one of the biggest crimes in American History, and it ceased to be a big story.
~By Vincent Bugliosi ~


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


Concepts of justice must have hands and feet to carry out justice in every case in the shortest possible time and the lowest possible cost. This is the challenge to every lawyer and judge in America.
~By Warren E. Burger ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


We have a history of gender and racial bias on our court that continues to undermine the system. Excluding individuals based on race is antagonistic to the pursuit of justice.
~By Anita Hill ~


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


The things that make me very angry are injustice and bullying. If I see someone bullying a woman or child in the street, or kicking a dog, I go completely mad.
~By Susannah York ~


To that movement, consecrated by religious principle, sustained by an awful sense of justice, and cheered by the brightest hopes of future good, all our powers, talents, and attainments are devoted.
~By George Ripley ~


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 ~


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


Justice and judgment lie often a world apart.
~By Emmeline Pankhurst ~


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 ~


Only the man who has enough good in him to feel the justice of the penalty can be punished.
~By William Ernest Hocking ~


The absence and suppression of justice can only open the way for extremists to exploit such a condition to perpetrate acts of violence against innocents.
~By King Hussein I ~


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 retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction that it was not in my Power to do any Good, and very much disgusted with Measures, which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice.
~By George Mason ~


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 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 ~


Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.
~By Plato ~


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 ~


She wanted us to feel we were above everyone in the town. She really did tell us that we were related to Chief Justice John Marshall, and that may have been true. I never did bother to find out.
~By Fay Wray ~


The right to justice is something that no one can bestow, nor take away, for it is in one's heart.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


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 ~


We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
~By Benjamin Jowett ~


Punishment is justice for the unjust.
~By Saint Augustine ~


I had the good fortune to be able to right an injustice that I thought was being heaped on young people by lowering the voting age, where you had young people that were old enough to die in Vietnam but not old enough to vote for their members of Congress that sent them there.
~By Birch Bayh ~


There may be more poetry than justice in poetic justice.
~By George Will ~


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


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


I contend that Bush would be a lot more moderate if there weren't some fundamentalists breathing down his neck every time he wants to establish the state of Israel, every time he wants to do justice for the Palestinian people.
~By Tony Campolo ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


In remembering those who lost their lives in the London attacks and the September 11th attacks we continue our commitment to fighting for freedom, democracy and justice.
~By Doc Hastings ~


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 ~


Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


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 ~


In 1998, I founded the American Center for Law and Justice, probably the premier public interest law firm in America defending the rights of believers.
~By Pat Robertson ~


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


The roster of Nobel Peace Prize winners, though it has some strange people on it from time to time, tends to feature folks who fought for social justice in a nonviolent and constructive way somehow.
~By Guy Burgess ~


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 ~


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


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


I think Ellenor is embarrassed and ashamed and has devoted all of her energy to the law and to helping other people get justice because it's too difficult for her to face her own struggle for justice.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


What I perceive, is above all justice, where everyone has the same law.
~By Imran Khan ~

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