Justice Quotes

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

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
Barry Goldwate
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 dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.
Lois McMaster Bujold, Diplomatic Immunity, 2002
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Benjamin Franklin

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
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
Edmund Burke
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
Pope pius xi - it violates right order whenever capital so...
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
Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice.
Miguel De Cervantes
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
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
There is no such thing as justice - - In or out of court.
Clarence Darrow
Samuel smiles - it is possible that the scrupulously honest man...
Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
Adlai Stevenson
Fiat justitia et pereat mundus. Let justice be done, though the world perish.
Ferdinand I
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
John Dewey
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
Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another.
Italian Prove
The pursuit of knowledge for its own sake, an almost fanatical love of justice, and the desire for personal independence - These are the features of Jewish tradition that make me thank my stars that I belong to it.
Albert Einstein, The World As I See It (autobio, 1934)
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
The more laws, the less justice.
Cicero
There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors.... But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity.
Claude Adrien Helvetius
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
Everybody loves to see justice done on somebody else.
Bruce Cockburn
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Martin Luther King
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
If it were not for injustice, men would not know justice.
Heraclitus