The 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 justice quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about justice?" and "What are inspirational justice quotes?"

This list includes notable justice quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest justice quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite justice sayings get to the bottom of the list.
Most divisive: Every offense is avenged on earth.
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  • 1

    Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.
    147 votes
  • 2

    Justice is truth in action.

    Benjamin Disraeli
    99 votes
  • 3

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

    Martin Luther
    58 votes
  • 4

    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
    49 votes
  • 5

    Time is the justice that examines all offenders.

    William Shakespeare
    38 votes
  • 6

    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
    50 votes