Justice Quotes

Justice is incedental to law and order.
J. Edgar Hoove
Jeseph joubert - let us have justice, and then we shall have...

Walt whitman - judging from the main portion of the history of...
We must face the fact that the preservation of individual freedom is incompatible with a full satisfaction of our views of distributive justice.
Friedrich August von Hayek
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 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)

Thomas h. huxley - the world makes up for all its follies and...
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
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
Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and co - Operation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
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
Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong.
Theodore Roosevelt, 1916 (quoted in the Theodore Roosevelt Centennial CD - ROM)
In the halls of justice, the only justice is in the halls.
Lenny Bruce
Justice: To seek it, one must be willing to give up the right to privacy, as nothing more private will become more public.
Brian K. Blackden, 1996
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
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity.
Seneca
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
Justice is the constant and perpetual will to allot to every man his due.
Domitus Ulpian
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Baruch Spinoza
If it were not for injustice, men would not know justice.
Heraclitus
Justice does not come from the outside. It comes from inner peace.
Barbara Hall, A Summons to New Orleans, 2000
Truth is the summit of being justice is the application of it to affairs.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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, The Lord Of the Rings, Book Four, Chapter One
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
Justice consists in doing no injury to men decency in giving them no offense.
Marcus Tullius Cicero De Officiis
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Martin Luther King
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
When kings the sword of justice first lay down; They art no kings, though they posess the crown; Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things, The good of subjects is the end of kings.
Daniel Defoe
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
Conscience is the chamber of justice.
Origen
There is no such thing as justice - - In or out of court.
Clarence Darrow
Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
The triumph of justice is the only peace.
Robert Green Ingersoll
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
La Rochefoucauld
There can be no justice so long as rules are absolute.
Patrick Stewart
Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice.
Max Nordau
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
John Dewey
Nobody wants justice.
Alan Dershowitz
Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice.
Miguel De Cervantes
Acts of injustice done Between the setting and the rising sun In history lie like bones, each one.
W. H. Auden