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

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

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

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

Thomas Jefferson

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

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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