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
Aristotle - man perfected by society is the best of all...

Albert einstein - all of us who are concerned for peace and triumph...
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
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Georges Clemenceau
In America, one gets as much justice as one can afford. 1966.
Charles Stanton

La rochefoucauld - for most men the love of justice is only the fear...
There is no such thing as justice - - In or out of court.
Clarence Darrow
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
John Dewey
Justice is the constant and perpetual will to allot to every man his due.
Domitus Ulpian
The sword of justice has no scabbard.
Antione De Riveral
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
Judging from the main portion of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.
Walt Whitman
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
Where you find the laws most numerous, there you will find also the greatest injustice.
Arcesilaus
Everybody loves to see justice done on somebody else.
Bruce Cockburn
Conscience is the chamber of justice.
Origen
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Maturity is the ability to do a job whether or not you are supervised, to carry money without spending it and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
Ann Landers
Justice will only exist where those not affected by injustice are filled with the same amount of indignation as those offended.
Plato
Let us have justice, and then we shall have enough liberty.
Jeseph Joubert
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 delayed, is justice denied.
William Gladstone
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 world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental.
Thomas H. Huxley
Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality.
Martin Luther King Jr.
As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality.
George Washington
What we have in us of the image of God is the love of truth and justice.
Demosthenes
Liberty, equality - Bad principles The only true principle for humanity is justice and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Acts of injustice done Between the setting and the rising sun In history lie like bones, each one.
W. H. Auden
Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice.
Miguel De Cervantes
Justice consists in doing no injury to men decency in giving them no offense.
Marcus Tullius Cicero De Officiis
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
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
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
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
Benjamin Disraeli
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)
Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice.
George Goethals
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
Sallust