Justice Quotes

To no one will we sell, to no one will we refuse or delay right or justice.
Magna Carta
Frederick douglass - find out just what people will submit to, and you...

Saint thomas aquinas - justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a...
Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Edmund Burke
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)

Bill chickering - anger is a very appropriate and necessary...
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
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
La Rochefoucauld
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Georges Clemenceau
Judging from the main portion of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.
Walt Whitman
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
Liberty, equality - Bad principles The only true principle for humanity is justice and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.
Henri Frdric Amiel
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
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
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
Clarence Darrow
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Benjamin Franklin
Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
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
I believe that justice is instinct and innate, the moral sense is as much a part of our constitution as the threat of feeling, seeing and hearing.
Thomas Jefferson
Justice will only exist where those not affected by injustice are filled with the same amount of indignation as those offended.
Plato
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
Benjamin Disraeli
All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field.
Albert Einstein
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.
Charles Dickens
Justice is incedental to law and order.
J. Edgar Hoove
In America, one gets as much justice as one can afford. 1966.
Charles Stanton
God is not on the side of any nation, yet we know He is on the side of justice. Our finest moments as a nation have come when we faithfully served the cause of justice for our own citizens, and for the people of other lands.
George W. Bush, Klein, J. (2004). The perils of a righteous president. Time, May 17: 25.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Abraham Lincoln, speech in Washington D. C., 1865
It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.
Earl Warren
There can be no justice so long as rules are absolute.
Patrick Stewart
Justice Marshall has made his decision. Let him enforce it.
Andrew Jackson
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
If it were not for injustice, men would not know justice.
Heraclitus
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhwre. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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
Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
Montesquieu, 1742
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
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
James A. Garfield, July 12, 1880