Justice Quotes

Compassion is no substitute for justice.

Rush Limbaugh

There may be liberty and justice for all, but there are tax breaks only for some.

Martin A. Sullivan

Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.

G.K. Chesterton

Public opinion, though often formed upon a wrong basis, yet generally has a strong underlying sense of justice

Abraham Lincoln

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.

Reinhold Niebuhr

The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place.

Marian Wright Edelman

Revenge is a kind of wild justice; which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.

Francis Bacon

Revenge is the act of passion, vengeance is an act of justice.

Samuel Johnson

Restraint and discipline and examples of virtue and justice. These are the things that form the education of the world.

Edmund Burke

The foundation of justice is good faith.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Violence does even justice unjustly.

Thomas Carlyle

There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic is like a midwife - a tyrannical midwife.

Stephen Spender

We shall never achieve harmony with land, any more than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations, the important thing is not to achieve but to strive.

Aldo Leopold

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

What does labor want? We want more schoolhouses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures

Samuel Gompers

True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.

Martin Luther King Jr

The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place.

Marian Wright Edelman

Liberty, equality - bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness

Henri-FrÈdÈric Amiel

A little praise is not only merest justice but is beyond the purse of no one

Emily Post

But aesthetics is not religion, and the origins of religion lie somewhere completely different. They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid, to do justice to such weighty matters now.

Rudolf Otto

By education I mean that training in excellence from youth upward which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule, and to obey, with justice. This is the only education which deserves the name.

Plato

Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it.

William Penn

Look at the Justice Department, it's full of Jews...The lawyers in government are damn Jews

Richard Milhouse Nixon

Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.

Confucius
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