Justice Quotes

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

Henri-FrÈdÈric Amiel

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

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

Martin Luther King Jr

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

He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when sentence was about to be pronounced pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.

Abraham Lincoln

Thou shalt not be a victim. Thou shalt not be a perpetrator. Above all, thou shalt not be a bystander.

Holocaust Museum, Washington, DC

It's time for greatness -- not for greed. It's a time for idealism -- not ideology. It is a time not just for compassionate words, but compassionate action.

Marian Wright Edelman

Peace is not the absence of war; it is a virtue; a state of mind; a disposition for benevolence; confidence; and justice.

Spinoza

The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.

Winston Churchill

Justice is the crowning glory of the virtues.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave.

Muhammad

I am not guilty, I am innocent.

Saddam Hussein

Justice could be cruel, and crueler yet necessity, but mercy was the cruelest thing of all.

Orson Scott Card

Absolute freedom mocks at justice. Absolute justice denies freedom. To be fruitful, the two ideas must find their limits in each other.

Albert Camus

The essence of justice is mercy.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.

St. Augustine of Hippo

A Divine rule can be established only by a man, who, where justice and equity are required, neither feels deficient nor weak and who is not greedy and avaricious.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances. Substitute statute for decision, and you shift the center of authority, but add no quota of inspired wisdom.

Benjamin Nathan Cardozo

Even the devil gives some justice to his victims, when they're beyond all help.

Orson Scott Card

When one has been threatened with a great injustice, one accepts a smaller as a favour.

Jane Welsh Carlyle

I want justice. And there's an old poster out West, I recall, that says, "Wanted: Dead or Alive."

George Walker Bush

Since the business of politics is the conciliation of differing interests, justice must not merely be done, but to be seen to be done.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

Cease all interference in the religion, society, politics, and governance of the Muslims world. And leave us alone to establish the Islamic shura state, which will unite the Muslims of Earth in truth and justice.

Azzam the American

It is not given to us to peer into the mysteries of the future. Still, I avow my hope and faith, sure and inviolate, that in the days to come the British and American peoples will for their own safety and for the good of all walk together side by side in majesty, in justice, and in peace.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

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