Justice Quotes

If you must choose between two paths, either of which will bring death and defeat, then choose the path wherein you die fighting for honor and justice.
Pan Ku
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For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
La Rochefoucauld
Oh, how I love the Earth and everything in it, life and death. And men. One can think of nothing finer, or nicer, than men their wars, their concentration camps, their justice.
Marcel Ayme
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
Montesquieu, 1742

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Rigid justice is the greatest injustice.
Thomas Fulle
Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.
J. R. R. Tolkien
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
Man perfected by society is the best of all animals he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice.
Aristotle
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.
Kahlil Gibran
Why has government been instituted at all Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint.
Alexander Hamilton
Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another.
Italian Prove
Justice is incidental to law and order.
J. Edgar Hoove
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
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Martin Luther King
Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in circumstances confronting him.
Saint Thomas Aquinas
The true conservative is the man who has a real concern for injustices and takes thought against the day of reckoning.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Speech in Syracuse, NY Sep. 29, 1936
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 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
Liberty, equality - Bad principles The only true principle for humanity is justice and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.
Henri Frdric Amiel
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
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
The dead cannot cry out for justice it is a duty of the living to do so for them.
Lois McMaster Bujold
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
Reason and Justice tell me that there is more love of man in electricity and steam, than in chastity and refusal to eat meat.
Chekov of Tolstoy
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
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Baruch Spinoza
Justice is the truth in action.
Jeseph Joubert
Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement, of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness, of social justice and of equal opportunity.
Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.
Compassion is no substitute for justice.
Rush Limbaugh
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
Benjamin Disraeli
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.
It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one; but 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 to lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune.
Samuel Smiles
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
I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.
Elizabeth II
The sword of justice has no scabbard.
Antione De Riveral
Truth is the summit of being justice is the application of it to affairs.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.
Lois McMaster Bujold, Diplomatic Immunity, 2002