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Justice Quotes

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.
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
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen that is the common right of humanity. Seneca
In America, one gets as much justice as one can afford. 1966 Charles Stanton
There can be no justice so long as rules are absolute. Patrick Stewart
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action. Benjamin Disraeli
It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered. Aristotle
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
A slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown. Albert Camus
The triumph of justice is the only peace. Robert Green Ingersoll
Justice delayed, is justice denied. William Gladstone
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
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
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
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
All the big corporations depreciate their possessions, and you can, too, provided you use them for business purposes. For example, if you subscribe to the Wall Street Journal, a business-related newspaper, you can deduct the cost of your house, because, in the words of U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger in a landmark 1979 tax decision: Where else are you going to read the paper? Outside? What if it rains? Dave Barry, "Sweating Out Taxes"
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
God is not on the side of any nation, yet we know He is on the side of justice. Our finest moments as a nation have come when we faithfully served the cause of justice for our own citizens, and for the people of other lands. George W. Bush, Klein, J. (2004). The perils of a righteous president. Time, May 17: 25.
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
Truth is the summit of being justice is the application of it to affairs. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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