Justice Quotes

Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever.
Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia - Denouncing the evils of slavery
John j. sirica - an attempt is already underway to revise history...

Aristotle - man perfected by society is the best of all...
To no one will we sell, to no one will we refuse or delay right or justice.
Magna Carta
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
Never be indiferent to injustice.
Esnesto "Che" Guevara

Clarence darrow - true patriotism hates injustice in its own land...
Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another.
Italian Prove
We can become anything. That is why injustice is impossible here. There may be the accident of birth, there is no accident of death. Nothing forces us to remain what we were.
John Berge
Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
Adlai Stevenson
Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due; that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good; and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws.
Pope Pius XI
The pursuit of knowledge for its own sake, an almost fanatical love of justice, and the desire for personal independence - These are the features of Jewish tradition that make me thank my stars that I belong to it.
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It (autobio, 1934)
You God have not only commanded continence, that is, from what things we are to restrain our love, but also justice, that is, on what we are to bestow our love.
Saint Augustine
Each time a person 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, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, these ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
Robert Francis Kennedy
It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
Aristotle
Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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
Through me you pass into the city of woeThrough me you pass into eternal painThrough me among the people lost for aye. Justice the founder of my fabric movedTo rear me was the task of power divine, Supremest wisdom, and primeval love. Before me things create were none, save thingsEternal, and eternal I shall endure. All hope abandon, ye who enter here.
Dante Alighieri
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
John Dewey
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
Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.
Albert Einstein
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
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Benjamin Franklin
Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or justice to our enemies, justice will be done.
George W. Bush
Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding and that there is always tomorrow.
Dorothy Thompson
Truth is the summit of being justice is the application of it to affairs.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Judging from the main portion of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.
Walt Whitman
The triumph of justice is the only peace.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Justice is incedental to law and order.
J. Edgar Hoove
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
Without justice courage is weak.
Benjamin Franklin
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
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)
Conscience is the chamber of justice.
Origen
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Edmund Burke
Without absolutes revealed from without by God Himself, we are left rudderless in a sea of conflicting ideas about manners, justice and right and wrong, issuing from a multitude of self - Opinionated thinkers.
John Owen
Anger is a very appropriate and necessary response to an injustice. But stand back now the truth, clearly spoken, is always your best weapon. Calmly spoken, it can burn a hole through the hardest heart.
Bill Chickering
If it were not for injustice, men would not know justice.
Heraclitus
Guilt resembles a sword with two edges. On the one hand, it cuts for Justice, imposing practical morality upon those who fear it. But there is another side to that weighted emotion. Conscience does not always adhere to rational judgment. Guilt is always a self - Imposed burden, but it is not always rightly imposed.
R. A. Salvatore, Sojourn