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Justice Quotes

Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever. Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia - denouncing the evils of slavery
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
If language is not correct, then what is said is not what is meant; if what is said is not what is meant, then what must be done remains undone; if this remains undone, morals and art will deteriorate; if justice goes astray, the people will stand about in helpless confusion. Hence there must be no arbitrariness in what is said. This matters above everything. Confucius
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
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice. La Rochefoucauld
Justice delayed is justice denied. William Gladstone
In America, one gets as much justice as one can afford. 1966 Charles Stanton
Whether we bring our enemies to justice or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done. George W. Bush, September 20, 2001
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
The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day. Malcolm De Chazal
It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered. Aristotle
Only he is free who cultivates his own thoughts, and strives without fear to do justice to them. Berthold Auerbach
Truth is the summit of being justice is the application of it to affairs. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Rigid justice is the greatest injustice. Thomas Fuller
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
The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others. Theodore Roosevelt, Labor Day speech at Syracuse, NY, Sept 7, 1903 ("Theodore Rex" - Edmund Morris)
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique. John Dewey
Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or justice to our enemies, justice will be done. George W. Bush
Envy, among other ingredients, has a mixture of love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good fortune. William Hazlitt
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
( quotes are updated each month )