Justice Quotes

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

Abraham Lincoln

We ought always to deal justly, not only with those who are just to us, but likewise to those who endeavor to injure us; and this, for fear lest by rendering them evil for evil, we should fall into the same vice.

Hierocles

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

Jimmy Carter

The most effective way to restrict democracy is to transfer decision-making from the public arena to unaccountable institutions: kings and princes, priestly castes, military juntas, party dictatorships, or modern corporations.

Noam Chomsky

Conscience is the chamber of justice.

Origen

I am somehow less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein's brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.

Stephen Jay Gould

Justice denied anywhere diminishes justice everywhere.

Martin Luther King Jr

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

Plato

Nothing is to be preferred before justice.

Socrates

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

George Bernard Shaw

If you want peace, work for justice.

Henry Louis Mencken

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

Justice is like a train that is nearly always late.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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

Kofi Annan

The voice of the majority is no proof of justice.

Friedrich von Schiller

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

St. Thomas Aquinas

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, 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 the means by which established injustices are sanctioned.

Anatole France

Charity begins at home and justice begins next door.

Charles Dickens

He who is only just is cruel.

Unknown

Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.

Benjamin Disraeli

The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government.

George Washington

Draw Dyrnwyn, only thou of noble worth, to rule with justice, to strike down evil. Who wields it in good cause shall slay even the Lord of Death.

Lloyd Chudley Alexander

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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