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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
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen that is the common right of humanity. Seneca
Everybody loves to see justice done on somebody else. Bruce Cockburn
If we do not maintain Justice, Justice will not maintain us. Francis Bacon
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
Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity. Seneca
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
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice. La Rochefoucauld
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
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. Barry Goldwater
Without justice courage is weak. Benjamin Franklin
Rigid justice is the greatest injustice. Thomas Fuller
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
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
Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement, of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness, of social justice and of equal opportunity. Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.
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
There can be no justice so long as rules are absolute. Patrick Stewart
It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered. Aristotle
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