Justice Quotes

In the part of this universe that we know there is great injustice, and often the good suffer, and often the wicked prosper, and one hardly knows which of those is the more annoying.
Bertrand Russell
Francis bacon - if we do not maintain justice, justice will not...
Samuel johnson - an injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere....
Justice does not come from the outside. It comes from inner peace.
Barbara Hall, A Summons to New Orleans, 2000
It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
Aristotle
Where you find the laws most numerous, there you will find also the greatest injustice.
Arcesilaus
Andrew jackson - justice marshall has made his decision. let him...
In America, one gets as much justice as one can afford. 1966.
Charles Stanton
Envy, among other ingredients, has a mixture of love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good fortune.
William Hazlitt
The death - Knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others.
Theodore Roosevelt, Labor Day speech at Syracuse, NY, Sept 7, 1903 ("Theodore Rex" - Edmund Morris)
The triumph of justice is the only peace.
Robert Green Ingersoll
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Benjamin Franklin
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity.
Seneca
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Edmund Burke
Liberty, equality - Bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
Justice delayed, is justice denied.
William Gladstone
It violates right order whenever capital so employees the working or wage - Earning classes as to divert business and economic activity entirely to its own arbitrary will and advantage without, the social character of economic life, social justice, and the common good.
Pope Pius XI
It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one but the success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest better lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune...
Samuel Smiles
In no sense do I advocate evading or defying the law... That would lead to anarchy. An individual who breaks a law that his 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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another.
Italian Prove
Justice is the truth in action.
Jeseph Joubert
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.
Thomas Carlyle
Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes.
Daniel Defoe
Rigid justice is the greatest injustice.
Thomas Fulle
Those who really deserve praise are the people who, while human enough to enjoy power, nevertheless pay more attention to justice than they are compelled to do by their situation.
Thucyclides
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to opress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
Frederick Douglass, Speech, April 1886
Each time someone stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Robert F. Kennedy
Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
Eleanor Roosevelt
America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused? preferring greatness to power and justice to glory.
George W. Bush, speech, November 19, 1999
Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice.
Miguel De Cervantes
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Edmund Burke
A man without justice is a beast, and a man who would make himself a beast forgets the pain of being a man.
Timothy Leary
Acts of injustice done Between the setting and the rising sun In history lie like bones, each one.
W. H. Auden
What, to the American slave, is your Fourth of July I answer A day that reveals to him, more than all other days of the year, the gross injustices and cruelty to which he is the constant victim. To him your celebration is a sham.
Frederick Douglas
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 a butterfly.
Richard Bach
Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
George Bancroft
The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
Martin Luther King Jr., "Strength to Love".
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Sir Winston Churchill
Justice consists in doing no injury to men decency in giving them no offense.
Marcus Tullius Cicero De Officiis
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
John Dewey