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Justice Quotes

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
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
The triumph of justice is the only peace. Robert Green Ingersoll
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity. Seneca
There will be no justice as long as man will stand with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is. Isaac Bashevis Singer
Justice delayed is justice denied. William Gladstone
The dead cannot cry out for justice it is a duty of the living to do so for them. Lois McMaster Bujold
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
Only he is free who cultivates his own thoughts, and strives without fear to do justice to them. Berthold Auerbach
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to opress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. Frederick Douglass, Speech, April 1886
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
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.
Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another. Italian Proverb
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action. Benjamin Disraeli
Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or justice to our enemies, justice will be done. George W. Bush
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen that is the common right of humanity. Seneca
Liberty, equality - bad principles The only true principle for humanity is justice and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness. Henri Frdric Amiel
An attempt is already underway to revise history-to leave the impression that the former president had nothing to do with Watergate. But there is no doubt about his obstruction of justice after the Watergate break-in. John J. Sirica
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