Justice Quotes

A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
Sallust
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.

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Abraham Lincoln, speech in Washington D. C., 1865
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
Aristotle - it is in justice that the ordering of society is...
Benjamin franklin - without justice courage is weak....

Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed.
Epicurus
Seneca - it is a denial of justice not to stretch out a...
Justice Marshall has made his decision. Let him enforce it.
Andrew Jackson
Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
George Bancroft
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
Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another.
Italian Prove
The world makes up for all its follies and injustices by being damnably sentimental.
Thomas H. Huxley
The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.
Richard Bach
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Martin Luther King
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Georges Clemenceau
Each time a person 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, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, these ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
Robert Francis Kennedy
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
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
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
Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice.
George Goethals
Acts of injustice done Between the setting and the rising sun In history lie like bones, each one.
W. H. Auden
Liberty, equality - Bad principles The only true principle for humanity is justice and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
Barry Goldwate
A slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown.
Albert Camus
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
You God have not only commanded continence, that is, from what things we are to restrain our love, but also justice, that is, on what we are to bestow our love.
Saint Augustine
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
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
Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Justice is incidental to law and order.
J. Edgar Hoove
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
The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
Malcolm De Chazal
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
Benjamin Disraeli
Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Only he is free who cultivates his own thoughts, and strives without fear to do justice to them.
Berthold Auerbach
Having supplied them with names, omnipotence, justice, knowledge, Providence, - what are they?
Author Unknown
The sword of justice has no scabbard.
Antione De Riveral
I submit that an individual who breaks a law that 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 the law.
Martin Luther King Jr.