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Best Quotes About Justice

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A list of the best justice quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous justice quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic justice quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

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    Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    Justice is truth in action. Benjamin Disraeli

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    Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows. Paul Valéry

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    Injustice is relatively easy to bear what stings is justice. H. L. Mencken

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    The injustice done to an individual is sometimes of service to the public. Junius

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    Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die. Martin Luther

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    A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient. Horace

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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    There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men Epicurus

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    The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedom. William O. Douglas

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    The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom. Aristotle

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    A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice. Walter Savage Landor

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    Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice. Francis Bacon

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    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

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    Go carefully, child of maat, where no mercy can be had, and let your faith lead you on." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    The foundation of justice is good faith. Cicero

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    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

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    "Nation-building is never a 'done deal' confined to history already established." Aberjhani

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    May be is very well, but Must is the master. It is my duty to show justice without recompense. Seneca the Younger

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    In the halls of justice, the only justice is in the halls. Lenny Bruce

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    “Many may very well continue to ask why more value is placed on technicalities of a law than on a man’s flesh and blood life, especially when there is any amount of “doubt” at all regarding his guilt or innocence.” --from Savannah Talks to Troy Anthony Davis Aberjhani

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    William Shakespeare

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    There is no such thing as justice, in or out of court. Clarence Darrow

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    We leave unmolested those who set the fire to the house, and prosecute those who sound the alarm. Nicolas Chamfort

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    How unfair the fate which ordains that those who have the least should be always adding to the treasury of the wealthy. Terence

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    Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary. Reinhold Niebuhr

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    He who spares the bad injures the good. Publilius Syrus

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    They do injury to the good who spares the bad. Publilius Syrus

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    The essence of justice is mercy. Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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    Nothing is to be preferred before justice. Socrates

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    Time is the justice that examines all offenders. William Shakespeare

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

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    Justice consists of doing no one injury, decency in giving no one offense. Cicero

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    The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just. Abraham Lincoln

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    Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories. Denis Diderot

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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    Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate. Robert G. Ingersoll

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