Justice Quotes

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

Justice and goodwill will outlast passion.

James A. Garfield

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.

Wendell Berry

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.

Elizabeth II

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.

Wendell Berry

Everything secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.

Lord Acton

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.

Jonathan Swift

Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed.

Abby Ottenhoff

Extremism in the defence of liberty is no vice, and moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Barry Morris Goldwater

A sense of humor always withers in the presence of the messianic delusion, like justice and truth in front of patriotic passion.

Henry Louis Mencken

As records of courts and justice are admissible, it can easily be proved that powerful and malevolent magicians once existed and were a scourge to mankind. The evidence (including confession) upon which certain women were convicted of witchcraft and executed was without a flaw; it is still unimpeachable. The judges' decisions based on it were sound in logic and in law. Nothing in any existing court was ever more thoroughly proved than the charges of witchcraft and sorcery for which so many suffered death. If there were no witches, human testimony and human reason are alike destitute of value.

Ambrose Bierce

I have reached the conviction that the abolition of the death penalty is desirable. Reasons: 1) Irreparability in the event of an error of justice, 2) Detrimental moral influence of the execution procedure on those who, whether directly or indirectly, have to do with the procedure.

Albert Einstein

We need to guarantee equal rights and civil rights and say that, here in America, workers have the right to organize - women have the right to choose - and justice belongs to everyone regardless of race or gender or sexual orientation.

Senator John Kerry

I think the first duty of society is justice

Alexander Hamilton
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