Justice Quotes

America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.

Barack Obama

Fairness is what justice really is.

Potter Stewart

Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice.

Henry Louis Gates

Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.

Edmund Burke

Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.

Edmund Burke

Soccer is not about justice. It’s a drama, and criminally wrong decisions against you are part and parcel of that.

Pete Davies

To embarrass justice by a multiplicity of laws, or to hazard it by confidence in judges, are the opposite rocks on which all civil institutions have been wrecked, and between which legislative wisdom has never yet found an open passage.

Samuel Johnson

I think the first duty of society is justice

Alexander Hamilton

Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.

Plato

Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck.

Orson Welles

Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible; but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary

Reinhold Niebuhr

That no free government, or the blessing of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue, and by frequent recurrence to fundamental principles

George Mason

Fidelity is the sister of justice.

Horace

CAPITAL, n. The seat of misgovernment. That which provides the fire, the pot, the dinner, the table and the knife and fork for the anarchist; the part of the repast that himself supplies is the disgrace before meat. _Capital Punishment_, a penalty regarding the justice and expediency of which many worthy persons --including all the assassins --entertain grave misgivings.

Ambrose Bierce

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

Barry Goldwater
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