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Justice Quotes

Justice delayed, is justice denied. William Gladstone
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
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
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
A man without justice is a beast, and a man who would make himself a beast forgets the pain of being a man. Timothy Leary
If we do not maintain Justice, Justice will not maintain us. Francis Bacon
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
There can be no justice so long as rules are absolute. Patrick Stewart
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
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
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique. John Dewey
The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day. Malcolm De Chazal
Without absolutes revealed from without by God Himself, we are left rudderless in a sea of conflicting ideas about manners, justice and right and wrong, issuing from a multitude of self-opinionated thinkers. John Owen
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice; moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. Barry Goldwater
The sword of justice has no scabbard. Antione De Riveral
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)
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. Barry Goldwater
Everybody loves to see justice done on somebody else. Bruce Cockburn
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action. Benjamin Disraeli
( quotes are updated each month )