Justice Quotes

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

Abraham Lincoln

It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.

Earl Warren

Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.

Frederick Douglass

The history of the world is the world's court of justice.

Friedrich Von Schiller

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

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Anatole France

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

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

Benjamin Jowett

You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom. You can only be free if I am free.

Clarence Darrow

It is better to die on your feet than live on your knees.

Dolores Ibarruri

When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?

Eleanor Roosevelt

Law and justice are not always the same. When they aren't, destroying the law may be the first step toward changing it.

Gloria Steinem

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.

Thomas Jefferson

Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.

Plato

Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is a little like expecting a bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian

Dennis Wholey

This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr

Without justice, courage is weak.

Benjamin Franklin

The way to secure liberty is to place it in the people's hands, that is, to give them the power at all times to defend it in the legislature and in the courts of justice.

John Adams

Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.

Edmund Burke

There is no limit to the ingenuity of man if it is properly and vigorously applied under conditions of peace and justice.

Winston Churchill

The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that it seems to be independent of all law, all party, all religion.

Voltaire

Only a kind person is able to judge another justly and to make allowances for his weaknesses. A kind eye, while recognizing defects, sees beyond them.

Lawrence G. Lovasik

Justice while she winks at crimes, Stumbles on innocence sometimes.

Samuel Butler

Why keep on enacting laws when we already have more than we can break

Anonymous

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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