Justice Quotes

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
Dwight d. eisenhowe - though force can protect in emergency, only...

Eleanor roosevelt - justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be...
Those who really deserve praise are the people who, while human enough to enjoy power, nevertheless pay more attention to justice than they are compelled to do by their situation.
Fiat justitia et pereat mundus. Let justice be done, though the world perish.
Ferdinand I
There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.
Isaac Bashevis Singe

Kahlil gibran - where is the justice of political power if it...
Nobody wants justice.
Alan Dershowitz
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
Never be indiferent to injustice.
Esnesto "Che" Guevara
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
Benjamin Disraeli
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity.
Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed.
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
Justice is incidental to law and order.
J. Edgar Hoove
If we do not maintain Justice, Justice will not maintain us.
Francis Bacon
Justice delayed, is justice denied.
William Gladstone
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
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Martin Luther King
An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere.
Samuel Johnson
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
La Rochefoucauld
It violates right order whenever capital so employees the working or wage - Earning classes as to divert business and economic activity entirely to its own arbitrary will and advantage without, the social character of economic life, social justice, and the common good.
Pope Pius XI
Justice Marshall has made his decision. Let him enforce it.
Andrew Jackson
In America, one gets as much justice as one can afford. 1966.
Charles Stanton
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)
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
Everybody loves to see justice done on somebody else.
Bruce Cockburn
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
Only he is free who cultivates his own thoughts, and strives without fear to do justice to them.
Berthold Auerbach
Justice is incedental to law and order.
J. Edgar Hoove
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.
Where you find the laws most numerous, there you will find also the greatest injustice.
What, to the American slave, is your Fourth of July I answer A day that reveals to him, more than all other days of the year, the gross injustices and cruelty to which he is the constant victim. To him your celebration is a sham.
Frederick Douglas
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Benjamin Franklin
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
John Dewey
Justice consists in doing no injury to men decency in giving them no offense.
Marcus Tullius Cicero De Officiis
Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Justice delayed is justice denied.
William Gladstone
The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental.
Thomas H. Huxley