Quotes of Justice - somelinesforyou

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

- Abraham Lincoln

“ Courage is of no value unless accompanied by justice; yet if all men became just, there would be no need for courage. ”

- Agesilaus the Second

“ The sword of justice has no scabbard. ”

- Antione De Riveral

“ It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered. ”

- Aristotle

“ Justice does not come from the outside. It comes from inner peace. ”

- Barbara Hall

“ In the state of nature, indeed, all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the laws. ”

- Charles de Montesquieu

“ Justice is the constant and perpetual will to allot to every man his due. ”

- Domitus Ulpian

“ It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive. ”

- Earl Warren

“ Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed. ”

- Epicurus

“ Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. ”

- Groucho Marx

“ Liberty, equality - bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness. ”

- Henri Frederic Amiel

“ Under a government which imprisons unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ If it were not for injustice, men would not know justice. ”

- Heraclitus

“ Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends. ”

- J. R. R. Tolkien

“ Gossip and reputation make sure that what comes around-a person who is cruel will find that the others are cruel hack to him, and a person who is kind will find others are kind in return. Gossip paired with reciprocity allow karma to work here on earth, not in the next life. ”

- Jonathan Haidt

“ The greatest justice in life is that your vision and looks tend to go simultaneously. ”

- Kevin Bacon

“ The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them. ”

- Lois McMaster Bujold

“ Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it. ”

- Malcolm X

“ Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due; that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good; and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws. ”

- Pope Pius XI

“ Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong. ”

- Theodore Roosevelt

“ Justice delayed, is justice denied. ”

- William Gladstone

“ Sir, I say that justice is truth in action. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ Injustice is relatively easy to bear; it is justice that hurts. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the law of our Creator, the law of humanity, justice, equity — the law of nature and of nations. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ Justice delayed, is justice denied. ”

- William Gladstone

“ In the halls of justice, the only justice is in the halls. ”

- Lenny Bruce

“ Justice is the constant and perpetual will to allot to every man his due. ”

- Domitus Ulpian

“ Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ 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
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