Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins.
[I]f we and our posterity reject religious instruction and authority, violate the rules of eternal justice, trifle with the injunctions of morality, and recklessly destroy the political constitution which holds us together, no man can tell how sudden a catastrophe may overwhelm us, that shall bury all our glory in profound obscurity.
The world's people all share the earnest aspiration to have peace, stability, justice and cooperation.
That children shall be compelled to receive religious instruction which is in antagonism to the wishes of their parents, is what no man with say sense of justice would suggest.
“Anarchy! Revolution, Justice, Screaming For Solutions, Forcing Changes, Risk, and Danger, Making Noise and Making Please!”
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.
I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in pursuit of justice is no virtue.
A sense of humor always withers in the presence of the messianic delusion, like justice and truth in front of patriotic passion.
Extremism in the defence of liberty is no vice, and moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed.
It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally be done again: and therefore they take special care to record all the decisions formerly made against common justice and the general reason of mankind.
Everything secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something elseI can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Justice and goodwill will outlast passion.
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.
The cause of justice is the cause of humanity. Its advocates should overflow with universal good will. We should love this cause, for it conduces to the general happiness of mankind.
For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
Legislation to apply the principle of equal pay for equal work without discrimination because of sex is a matter of simple justice.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.
Delay in justice is injustice.