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

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

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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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Nothing is to be preferred before justice. Socrates

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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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Time is the justice that examines all offenders. William Shakespeare

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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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"What we hold sacred is honor, justice, and glory. You need not swear allegiance to our storm god, to serve with us. Fighters are among us from many lands, with many gods and many beliefs. Believe as you will. What is between a man and his god is theirs alone to say." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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The foundation of justice is good faith. Cicero

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

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

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Every offense is avenged on earth. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

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

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

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

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The essence of justice is mercy. Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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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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He who spares the bad injures the good. Publilius Syrus

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

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

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The Quality of Mercy William Shakespeare

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A judge who cannot punish, in the end associates themselves with the criminal. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

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