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Justice Quotes

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. Georges Clemenceau
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
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhwre. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice. La Rochefoucauld
Justice delayed is justice denied. William Gladstone
I believe that justice is instinct and innate, the moral sense is as much a part of our constitution as the threat of feeling, seeing and hearing. Thomas Jefferson
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted the indifference of those who should have known better the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most that has made it possible for evil to triumph. Haile Selassie
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
Liberty, equality - bad principles The only true principle for humanity is justice and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness. Henri Frdric Amiel
Only he is free who cultivates his own thoughts, and strives without fear to do justice to them. Berthold Auerbach
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice; moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. Barry Goldwater
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
Rigid justice is the greatest injustice. Thomas Fuller
Everybody loves to see justice done on somebody else. Bruce Cockburn
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
America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused ? preferring greatness to power and justice to glory. George W. Bush, speech, November 19, 1999
I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else-I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations. Elizabeth II
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
Liberty, equality - bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness. Henri-Fr?d?ric Amiel
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