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Justice Quotes

Sir, I say that justice is truth in action. Benjamin Disraeli
Whether we bring our enemies to justice or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done. George W. Bush, September 20, 2001
God is not on the side of any nation, yet we know He is on the side of justice. Our finest moments as a nation have come when we faithfully served the cause of justice for our own citizens, and for the people of other lands. George W. Bush, Klein, J. (2004). The perils of a righteous president. Time, May 17: 25.
Justice delayed is justice denied. William Gladstone
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained. James A. Garfield, July 12, 1880
Reason and Justice tell me that there is more love of man in electricity and steam, than in chastity and refusal to eat meat. Chekov of Tolstoy
Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul. George Bancroft
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King
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
When kings the sword of justice first lay down; They art no kings, though they posess the crown; Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things, The good of subjects is the end of kings. Daniel Defoe
As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality. George Washington
It was not their irritating assumption of equality that annoyed Nicholai so much as their cultural confusions. The Americans seemed to confuse standard of living with quality of life, equal opportunity with institutionalized mediocrity, bravery with courage, machismo with manhood, liberty with freedom, wordiness with articulation, fun with pleasure - in short, all of the misconceptions common to those who assume that justice implies equality for all, rather than equality for equals. Trevanian from the novel "Shibumi"
It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive. Earl Warren
All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field. Albert Einstein
Everybody loves to see justice done on somebody else. Bruce Cockburn
Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police. Albert Einstein
It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered. Aristotle
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. Georges Clemenceau
Those who really deserve praise are the people who, while human enough to enjoy power, nevertheless pay more attention to justice than they are compelled to do by their situation. Thucyclides
Through me you pass into the city of woe: Through me you pass into eternal pain: Through me among the people lost for aye. Justice the founder of my fabric moved: To rear me was the task of power divine, Supremest wisdom, and primeval love. Before me things create were none, save things Eternal, and eternal I shall endure. All hope abandon, ye who enter here. Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
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