Justice Quotes

What I am proud of, what seems so simply clear, is that feminism is a way to fight for justice, always in short supply.

Barbara Strickland

Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity. Those who clearly recognize the voice of their own conscience usually recognize also the voice of justice.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.

Abraham Lincoln

Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty. Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace. Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice.

Lyn Yutang

Justice is the means by which established injustices are sanctioned.

Anatole France

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.

Daniel Webster

Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in the circumstances confronting him.

St. Thomas Aquinas

The voice of the majority is no proof of justice.

Friedrich von Schiller

Justice has taken its course and the authority and legitimacy of the legal process must be respected.

Kofi Annan

Justice is like a train that is nearly always late.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The judge weighs the arguments and puts a brave face on the matter, and since there must be a decision, decides as he can, and hopes he has done justice and given satisfaction to the community.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want peace, work for justice.

Henry Louis Mencken

Justice is justice though it's always delayed and finally done only by mistake.

George Bernard Shaw

Nothing is to be preferred before justice.

Socrates

Justice is having and doing what is one's own.

Plato

Justice denied anywhere diminishes justice everywhere.

Martin Luther King Jr

Conscience is the chamber of justice.

Origen

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

Jimmy Carter

Justice divine has weighed: the doom is clear. All hope renounce, ye lost, who enter here.

Dante Alighieri The Inferno

The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government.

George Washington

Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.

Benjamin Disraeli

Charity begins at home and justice begins next door.

Charles Dickens

We will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.

Martin Luther King Jr

We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.

Benjamin Jowett
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