Quotes and Sayings about Justice



"Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Justice, Nothing, Publicity)

"Sinn Fein has demonstrated the ability to play a leadership role as part of a popular movement towards peace, equality and justice."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Equality, Leadership, Peace, Ability, Justice, Play, Popular)

"Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown by the violence of torrents, nor demolished by the force of armies."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Force, Justice, Violence)

"Think how different human societies would be if they were based on love rather than justice. But no such societies have ever existed on earth."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Earth, Justice)

"When we ask for love, we don't ask others to be fair to us-but rather to care for us, to be considerate of us. There is a world of difference here between demanding justice... and begging or pleading for love."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Care, Difference, Justice, World)

"For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Wealth, Defense, Excess, Justice, Man, Sight)

"When strength is yoked with justice, where is a mightier pair than they?"
- Aeschylus
(Related: Strength, Justice)

"The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Fate, Justice)

"Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Justice, Learning, Suffering)

"All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Death, End, Freedom, Interest, Justice, Loyalty, Violence, Writing)

"For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Successful, Conviction, Discontent, Revolution, Rights, Importance, Justice, Necessity)

"When love is gone, there's always justice. And when justice is gone, there's always force. And when force is gone, there's always Mom. Hi, Mom!"
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Love, Mom, Force, Justice)

"Lands of great discoveries are also lands of great injustices."
- Ivo Andric
"In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Country, Justice, Principles, Sight)

"Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Friendship, Science, Justice)

"Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in the circumstances confronting him."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Circumstances, Justice, Man, Mind, Rectitude)

"Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Peace, Hope, Justice, Will)

"Yes, across the board, these gentlemen understand they have the power to make a difference and even educate people to injustices that are occurring in their worlds."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Power, People, Difference, Gentlemen)

"The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom."
- Aristotle
(Related: Wisdom, Virtue, Justice, Moderation)

"At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst."
- Aristotle
(Related: Animals, Justice, Law, Man)

"I want justice to be so pervasive that it will be taken for granted, just as injustice is taken for granted today."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: Injustice, Today, Want, Will)

"All of us want to have meaning in our lives and want to feel like we're doing something that makes a difference. I believe we're doing that in the Justice Department."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Difference, Justice, Meaning, Want)

"I can establish the expectation of retributive justice. Have we done that? No."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Expectation, Justice)

"Justice is the infrastructure of proprietorship."
- Kemal Ataturk
(Related: Justice)

"Never pray for justice, because you might get some."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Justice)

"Punishment is justice for the unjust."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Justice, Punishment)

"Charity is no substitute for justice withheld."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Charity, Justice)

"In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?"
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Absence, Justice)

"The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Belief, End, Ignorance, Injustice, Tragedy, World)

"Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Religion, Care, Justice)

"Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Nature, Justice, Law, Man, Revenge)

"If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Justice, Will)

"The place of justice is a hallowed place."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Justice)

"But I have always said that it's important we must make sure that justice is at all time be maintained."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Time, Justice)

"It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins."
- Bugs Baer
(Related: Justice, Law)

"I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Government, People, Progress, Hope, Content, Future, Justice, Will)

"In the matter of justice, all should be equal in your eyes."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Eyes, Justice)

"It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Power, Enemy, Ignorance, Justice)

"Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden."
- Hosea Ballou
(Related: Burden, Injustice)

"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
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Soul, Virtue, Infinite, Justice, Law)

"I can't deny that some customers and prospects think it's the key to our future. But it's not. We're certainly supportive of the Dept. of Justice and the 20 states that have brought this action."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Action, Future, Justice, Key, states)

"That justice should be administered between men, it is necessary that testimonies of fact be alleged; and that witnesses should apprehend themselves greatly obliged to discover the truth, according to their conscience, in dark and doubtful cases."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Truth, Conscience, Fact, Justice)

"The American flag is an enduring symbol of liberty, democracy, and justice. It is fitting that the House act to protect it as we approach our nation's birthday, and as our men and women in uniform rally behind it in Iraq's battlefields."
- Joe Barton
(Related: Men, Women, Birthday, Act, American, Democracy, Iraq, Justice, Liberty, Nation, Symbol)

"To put up a show is to face life's injustices with one of the few weapons available to a desperate and brave people, their imagination."
- Luigi Barzini
(Related: Imagination, People, Life, Weapons)

"Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Education, Injustice, Past, Style)

"Our Prophet was a radical too- he fought against the injustices of his community and challenged the feudal order of his society, so they called him a radical. So what? We should be proud of that!"
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Society, Community, Order, Radical)

"You shouldn't have to sue somebody to get justice. It ought to come through administrative process."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Justice)

"You look at the whole Human Rights questions, I happened to be there at just the right time when the country was awakening - this goes to the first question you asked - the whole country was awakening to a hundred years of injustice that hadn't been resolved yet."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Time, Country, First, Rights, Human rights, Injustice, Question, Questions, Years)

"I had the good fortune to be able to right an injustice that I thought was being heaped on young people by lowering the voting age, where you had young people that were old enough to die in Vietnam but not old enough to vote for their members of Congress that sent them there."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Age, Thought, People, Being, Congress, Fortune, Injustice, Old, Right, Vietnam, Vote, Voting)

"I beg you, look for the words 'social justice' or 'economic justice' on your church Web site. If you find it, run as fast as you can. Social justice and economic justice, they are code words."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Church, Justice, Words)

"If you have a priest that is pushing social justice, go find another parish. Go alert your bishop."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Justice)

"Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice - that is the essence. And if it's not the essence, then we've been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot - the content of character, not the color of skin."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Faith, People, Character, Civil rights, Content, Justice, Lies, Skin)

"And it also became clear that these conditions of inequality and historical injustice have given rise to a feeling of hate in the world - a deeply felt hate that cannot easily be overcome with a few good words."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Feeling, Hate, Inequality, Injustice, Words, World)

"Those who today still feel a sense of impotence can do something: they can support Amnesty International. They can help it to stand up for freedom and justice."
- Peter Benenson
(Related: Freedom, Help, Justice, Sense, Support, Today)

"The price of justice is eternal publicity."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Justice, Publicity)

"I probably would have voted against Justice Thomas, and, and, and I've been disappointed by what Justice Roberts has done."
- Michael Bennett
(Related: Justice)

"Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Men, Goals, Positive, Fighting, Revolution, Ignorance, Injustice, May, Poverty, Reform, Slavery, Variety)

"We all say no to war, we are all for justice and peace. But sometimes in order to maintain peace, armed action is necessary. But we hope it won't be the case."
- Silvio Berlusconi
(Related: Peace, War, Action, Hope, Justice, Order)

"When it comes to the cause of justice, I take no prisoners and I don't believe in compromise."
- Mary Frances Berry
(Related: Cause, Compromise, Justice)

"These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: People, Day, Devotion, Justice, Public)

"Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Nature, Deals, Decisions, Justice, Memory, Party, Politicians, Sense)

"The next few months are critical to Pakistan's future direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace, fighting terrorism and working for social justice."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Peace, Direction, Fighting, Future, Justice, Months, State, Terrorism)

"Banks' beer. There's nothing like it! To Brazil. And to Barbados justice."
- Ronald Biggs
(Related: Banks, Beer, Brazil, Justice, Nothing)

"All too often arrogance accompanies strength, and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong. The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Power, Strength, Arrogance, Choice, Justice)

"Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice."
- Georges Bizet
(Related: Religion, Ambition, Exploitation, Injustice, Vice)

"Justice is better than chivalry if we cannot have both."
- Alice Stone Blackwell
(Related: Chivalry, Justice)

"Most terrorists are people deeply concerned by what they see as social, political, or religious injustice and hypocrisy, and the immediate grounds for their terrorism is often retaliation for an action of the United States."
- William Blum
(Related: People, Action, Hypocrisy, Injustice, Religious, states, Terrorism, United)

"I hope there are some who will brave ridicule for the sake of common justice to half the people in the world."
- Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
(Related: People, Hope, Justice, Ridicule, Will, World)

"In the end I think theatre has only one subject: justice."
- Edward Bond
(Related: End, Justice, Theatre)

"Many are attracted to social service - the rewards are immediate, the gratification quick. But if we have social justice, we won't need social service."
- Julian Bond
(Related: Justice, Quick, Service)

"I tell young people to prepare themselves as best they can for a world that grows more challenging every day-get the best education they can, and couple that education with real-life experience in social justice work."
- Julian Bond
(Related: Education, Experience, Work, People, Day, Justice, World)

"The principle of responsibility and collective sanctions is incompatible with the Western concept of justice."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Justice, Responsibility)

"Since the September 11 attacks, nearly 400 individuals have been arrested by the Justice Department as a result of ongoing investigations into international terrorism. Of that total, over half were convicted as a result of their actions."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Actions, Justice, Result, Terrorism)

"You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else."
- Bono
(Related: Equality, Idea, Commitment, Concern, Fool, Justice, Questions)

"Without food, man can live at most but a few weeks; without it, all other components of social justice are meaningless."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Food, Justice, Man)

"Therefore I feel that the aforementioned guiding principle must be modified to read: If you desire peace, cultivate justice, but at the same time cultivate the fields to produce more bread; otherwise there will be no peace."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Peace, Time, Desire, Justice, Will)

"Almost certainly, however, the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Food, First, Justice, Mankind)

"We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: God, Equality, Cause, Children, Country, Freedom, Justice, United)

"We have fought for social justice. We have fought for economic justice. We have fought for environmental justice. We have fought for criminal justice. Now we must add a new fight - the fight for electoral justice."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Environmental, Fight, Justice, Now)

"Probably I understand very much the people who rise against injustice."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: People, Injustice)

"There is no great writing, only great rewriting."
- Justice Brandeis
(Related: Writing)

"We current justices read the Constitution in the only way that we can: as 20th-century Americans."
- William J. Brennan, Jr.
(Related: Americans, Constitution)

"To threaten the institution is to threaten fair administration of justice and protection of liberty."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: Justice, Liberty, Protection)

"Better still - your history has shown how powerful a moral catharsis expressed through popular resistance to injustice can sometimes be; I have in mind the grassroots opposition to the Vietnam War."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: History, War, Injustice, Mind, Opposition, Popular, Vietnam)

"A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests."
- Aristide Briand
(Related: History, Battle, Conservation, Country, Heroism, Justice, Right, Troops)

"The values by which we are to survive are not rules for just and unjust conduct, but are those deeper illuminations in whose light justice and injustice, good and evil, means and ends are seen in fearful sharpness of outline."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Values, Evil, Injustice, Light, Rules)

"See, justice is a joke in this country, and it stinks of its hypocricy."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Country, Justice)

"While we are being fascinated by the tales of famous serial killers and how they were brought to justice, the real serial killer goes about his business with hardly a thought to being caught."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Business, Thought, Being, Famous, Justice)

"In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls."
- Lenny Bruce
(Related: Justice)

"The E.U. is more than just a trade organization or a common market; it is a guarantee of democracy, freedom, justice, and human rights. Nations cannot stay in the E.U. if they do not respect these guarantees."
- John Bruton
(Related: Democracy, Freedom, Rights, Human rights, Justice, Nations, Respect, Trade)

"Our country is not the only thing to which we owe our allegiance. It is also owed to justice and to humanity."
- James Bryce
(Related: Country, Humanity, Justice)

"It was OK for the media to pursue Former President Clinton year after year for lying about a private, consensual sexual affair, but we have five justices who committed one of the biggest crimes in American History, and it ceased to be a big story."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: History, American, Lying, Media, President)

"Within the pages of The Betrayal of America I prove that these justices were absolutely up to no good, and they deliberately set out to hand the election to George Bush."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: America, Betrayal)

"I think I present an overwhelming case that these five justices were up to no good, and they deliberately set out to hand the election to George Bush."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Present)

"And I think within the pages of The Betrayal of America I think I present an overwhelming case that these five justices were up to no good, and they deliberately set out to hand the election to George Bush."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: America, Betrayal, Present)

"A national legal organization is giving very serious thought to using The Betrayal of America as a legal basis for asking the House Judiciary Committee to institute impeachment proceedings against these five justices."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Legal, Thought, America, Betrayal, Committee, Giving)

"The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them."
- Lois McMaster Bujold
(Related: Duty, Justice, Living)

"Concepts of justice must have hands and feet to carry out justice in every case in the shortest possible time and the lowest possible cost. This is the challenge to every lawyer and judge in America."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Time, America, Challenge, Feet, Justice)

"The roster of Nobel Peace Prize winners, though it has some strange people on it from time to time, tends to feature folks who fought for social justice in a nonviolent and constructive way somehow."
- Guy Burgess
(Related: Peace, Time, People, Justice)

"All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance of original justice."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Power, Justice, Laws)

"Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Society, Policy, Being, Circumstances, Departure, Justice, Lies, Suspicion)

"It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Humanity, Justice, May, Reason)

"Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Justice, Liberty, Opinion, Separation)

"Free trade is not based on utility but on justice."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Justice, Trade)

"There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the law of our Creator, the law of humanity, justice, equity - the law of nature and of nations."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Nature, Humanity, Justice, Law, Nations)

"The stories from 1975 on are not finished and there is no resolve. I could spend 50 hours on the last 25 years of jazz and still not do it justice."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Jazz, Justice, Years)

"We've got a dictatorial president and a Justice Department that does not want Congress involved. Your guy's acting like he's king. His dad was at a 90 percent approval rating and he lost! And the same thing can happen to him!"
- Dan Burton
(Related: Dad, Acting, Approval, Congress, Justice, President, Want)

"You may be as vicious about me as you please. You will only do me justice."
- Richard Burton
(Related: Justice, May, Will)

"The course of this conflict is not known, yet its outcome is certain. Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them."
- George W. Bush
(Related: God, War, Fear, Conflict, Cruelty, Freedom, Justice)

"Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure."
- George W. Bush
(Related: War, Women, Hope, America, American, Justice, Terror, World)

"The tongue may be employed about, and made to serve all the purposes of vice, in tempting and deceiving, in perjury and injustice."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Injustice, May, Tongue, Vice)

"Justice while she winks at crimes, Stumbles on innocence sometimes."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Innocence, Justice)

"Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Being, Injustice)

"There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland that is worth the loss of a single British soldier or a single Irish citizen either."
- James Callaghan
(Related: Injustice, Ireland, Irish, Loss, Worth)

"God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation."
- John Calvin
(Related: God, Glory, Justice, Mercy, Merit, Punishment, Race, Salvation, Sin)

"Let Justice, blind and halt and maimed, chastise the rebel spirit surging in my veins, let the Law deal me penalties and pains And make me hideous in my neighbours' eyes."
- Ada Cambridge
(Related: Blind, Eyes, Justice, Law, Spirit)

"Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Equality, Canada, Justice, Tolerance)

"If there is any justice in the world, then eighties rock will never again serve to blight humanity as it did in that dark decade!"
- Vivian Campbell
(Related: Humanity, Justice, Will, World)

"I think the time has come for the United States to do even-handed justice."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Time, Justice, states, United)

"I contend that Bush would be a lot more moderate if there weren't some fundamentalists breathing down his neck every time he wants to establish the state of Israel, every time he wants to do justice for the Palestinian people."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Time, People, Israel, Justice, State)

"Justice requires that everyone should have enough to eat. But it also requires that everyone should contribute to the production of food."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Food, Justice, Production)

"Spare me through your mercy, do not punish me through your justice."
- Anselm of Canterbury
(Related: Justice, Mercy)

"In addition, for almost a year now I have been urging the President, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate suspicious gas price spikes."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Justice, Now, President, Trade)

"Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances."
- Benjamin Cardozo
(Related: Justice)

"From a Christian point of view of course we do want a peaceful world, and I think September 11 did actually make people aware not only of vulnerability and how transitory life is, but there are forces of good and honor and justice which speak to us of God and his love for us."
- George Carey
(Related: Life, Love, God, People, Christian, Honor, Justice, Vulnerability, Want, World)

"Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Death, Men, Life, Accident, Day, Evil, Judgment, Justice)

"Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer."
- Julian Casablancas
(Related: Greed, Injustice)

"To establish justice and to promote the general welfare, America does not need the abortion license."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, America, Justice, Welfare)

"I cannot say to a person who suffers injustice, 'Wait.' Perhaps you can. I can't. And having decided that I cannot urge caution I must stand with him."
- Sandra Casey Cason
(Related: Caution, Injustice)

"I call on the international community to be fair to the Iraqi people. My position is that we respect international resolutions but in return demand justice and accountability for those who stole Iraq's money."
- Ahmed Chalabi
(Related: Money, People, Community, Iraq, Justice, Respect)

"There are two things that one must get used to or one will find life unendurable: the damages of time and injustices of men."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Life, Men, Time, Will)

"The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Justice, Law, May, Press, Right)

"For some reason, I seem to be bothered whenever I see acts of injustice and assaults on people's civil liberties. I imagine what I write in the future will follow in that vein. Whether it's fiction or non-fiction."
- Iris Chang
(Related: People, Civil liberties, Fiction, Future, Injustice, Reason, Will)

"The essence of justice is mercy."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Justice, Mercy)

"Let us rise in the moral power of womanhood; and give utterance to the voice of outraged mercy, and insulted justice, and eternal truth, and mighty love and holy freedom."
- Maria W. Chapman
(Related: Love, Power, Truth, Freedom, Justice, Mercy, Voice)

"Once I should have been, if not satisfied, partially, at least, contented with suffrage for the intelligent and those who have been soldiers; now I am convinced that universal suffrage is demanded by sound policy and impartial justice."
- Salmon P. Chase
(Related: Policy, Justice, Now, Soldiers, Sound)

"And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of all mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God."
- Salmon P. Chase
(Related: God, Act, Constitution, Judgment, Justice, Mankind, Military, Necessity)

"The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Family, Court, Day, Justice, Night)

"Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Love, Chastity, Electricity, Humanity, Justice, Reason, Vegetarianism)

"Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals; nay it is treachery to comrades."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Men, Animals, Cruelty, Injustice, Poor, Treachery)

"Unfortunately, the American justice system is just riddled with lies and inconsistencies."
- Tommy Chong
(Related: American, Justice, Lies)

"In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Nature, Religion, Ethics, Injustice)

"Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: First, Justice, Mercy, Victims)

"My clerkship with Justice Douglas was tremendously important. He told me, Christopher, get out into the stream of history and see what happens. I've tried to follow that advice."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: History, Advice, Justice)

"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Hope, Duty, Freedom, Honor, Justice, Mercy)

"The more laws, the less justice."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Justice, Laws)

"More law, less justice."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Justice, Law)

"Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Men, Decency, Giving, Injury, Justice)

"Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Wisdom, Knowledge, Cunning, Justice, May)

"Justice is the set and constant purpose which gives every man his due."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Purpose, Justice, Man)

"Progress is the injustice each generation commits with regard to its predecessors."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Progress, Injustice)

"If, at the limit, you can rule without crime, you cannot do so without injustices."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Crime)

"If the market is left to sort matters out, social injustice will be heightened and suffering in the community will grow with the neglect the market fosters."
- Helen Clark
(Related: Community, Injustice, Neglect, Suffering, Will)

"In a recent decision of the Supreme Court, not made, however, by the full court, and concurred in by only four justices, it was held that the seller of a patented mimeograph could bind the purchaser to use only his ink in the machine, though the ink was not patented."
- John Bates Clark
(Related: Decision, Court, Machine)

"A great many people in this country are worried about law-and-order. And a great many people are worried about justice. But one thing is certain; you cannot have either until you have both."
- Ramsey Clark
(Related: People, Country, Justice, Law)

"As far as I remember, even younger than eight, I have always been guided by reason. Not cold reason, but that which leads to the truth, to the real, and to sane Justice."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Truth, Justice, Reason)

"There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness."
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Related: People, Greatness, Calamity, Honor, Injustice, Loss, Nation, Safety, Self, Wrong)

"A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Government, Success, Intelligence, Morality, People, Interest, Justice)

"We have to be willing to give up all the injustices of the past that did exist - and that do exist right now. When we become interested in liberation, we then become interested in that which transcends time."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Time, Now, Past, Right)

"Hopefully, America will really get a sense of how justice can be served in this country. And hopefully, they'll forget the Simpson trial."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: America, Country, Forget, Justice, Sense, Will)

"Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true."
- Leonard Cohen
(Related: Compassion, Despair, Judges, Killing, Will)

"Justice to my readers compels me to admit that I write because I have nothing to do; justice to myself induces me to add that I will cease to write the moment I have nothing to say."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Justice, Nothing, Will)

"Think carefully before asking for justice. Mercy might be safer."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Justice, Mercy)

"Most people regard getting their way as a matter of simple justice."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: People, Justice)

"Individuals can resist injustice, but only a community can do justice."
- James J. Corbett
(Related: Community, Injustice)

"Justices are not politicians. They don't run on a political platform, and senators should not ask them to do so."
- John Cornyn
(Related: Politicians, Senators)

"Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Peace, Justice, Parents, Quiet)

"The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Truth, Justice, Parents, Quiet, Want)

"I have seen that the American Dream is a reality - and I would love to feel the British Dream is also a reality. To enable that, we have to bring back some common sense and encourage family values, a proper sense of justice and make people believe they have a decent chance to build a business or career for themselves. I see this moment as a fantastic opportunity to restore this, because I believe Britain Has Talent."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Business, Family, Love, Talent, People, Dream, Opportunity, Values, American, Career, Chance, Common sense, Justice, Reality)

"We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Sympathy, Act, Balance, Injustice, Living, Respect)

"Oh, justice is what you're threatened with."
- Thomas Cromwell
(Related: Justice)

"Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy."
- Edward Dahlberg
(Related: Men, People, Justice, Man)

"The law has no compassion. And justice is administered without compassion."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Compassion, Justice, Law)

"There is no such thing as justice - in or out of court."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Court, Justice)

"True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Patriotism, Injustice, Land)

"Justice has nothing to do with what goes on in a courtroom; Justice is what comes out of a courtroom."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Justice, Nothing)

"I've always been driven by the concept of equal justice under the law, but only the rich can pay great sums of money for legal assistance and that puts them at an advantage over the poor."
- Samuel Dash
(Related: Legal, Money, Justice, Law, Poor)

"If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice. And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune, will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes."
- Jacques-Louis David
(Related: Experience, Work, Fortune, Glory, Justice, Mistakes, Poor, Public, Taste, Will)

"The fact that life evolved out of nearly nothing, some 10 billion years after the universe evolved out of literally nothing, is a fact so staggering that I would be mad to attempt words to do it justice."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Life, Fact, Justice, Nothing, Universe, Words, Years)

"As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek, bear injustice, malice, rash judgment. We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak, go a second mile."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Injustice, Judgment, Malice)

"I wish the government and the Minister of Justice would address these legal and constitutional arguments, but they refuse to. They want Canadians to go blindly into their brave new world, but it is not wise for a society to move blindly in any direction."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Government, Legal, Society, Arguments, Direction, Justice, Want, World)

"Rarely in my 45 years as a civil rights lawyer have I been so angry about an injustice as I am about what happened to Billy Ray Johnson."
- Morris Dees
(Related: Civil rights, Injustice, Years)

"Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes."
- Daniel Defoe
(Related: Eyes, Justice, Man, Party)

"If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a real humanity."
- Nelson DeMille
(Related: Act, First, Humanity, Injustice, Unkindness)

"If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it."
- Democritus
(Related: Injustice, Unhappiness)

"What we have in us of the image of God is the love of truth and justice."
- Demosthenes
(Related: Love, God, Truth, Justice)

"Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice, and they are also the most protected."
- Alan Dershowitz
(Related: Judges, Justice)

"Since its inception, our Nation has stood on the foundations of compassion and justice."
- Mike DeWine
(Related: Compassion, Justice, Nation)

"We study the injustices of history for the same reason that we study genocide, and for the same reason that psychologists study the minds of murderers and rapists... to understand how those evil things came about."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: History, Evil, Genocide, Reason, Study)

"Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Home, Charity, Justice)

"In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Children, Existence, Injustice, Nothing, World)

"Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Virtue, Complaints, First, Justice)

"My photographs don't do me justice - they just look like me."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Justice)

"Justice is truth in action."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Truth, Action, Justice)

"I say that justice is truth in action."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Truth, Action, Justice)

"And if you ask again whether there is any justice in the world, you'll have to be satisfied with the reply: Not for the time being; at any rate, not up to this Friday."
- Alfred Doblin
(Related: Time, Being, Justice, World)

"God employs several translators; some pieces are translated by age, some by sickness, some by war, some by justice."
- John Donne
(Related: God, Age, War, Justice, Sickness)

"What did our nation ever do to provoke these madly vicious enemies? What is seen as injustice in one place is seen as just requital in the other."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Enemies, Injustice, Nation)

"Yes, disappointment over perceived unfairness, injustice, promises not kept, tends to go hand in hand with increasing prosperity. Expectations are dashed. What can I say!"
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Disappointment, Expectations, Injustice, Promises, Prosperity)

"Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: People, Injustice, Measure, Will, Wrong)

"Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Society, Class, Ignorance, Justice, Poverty, Property, Will)

"Whoever is content with the world, and who profits from its lack of justice, does not want to change it."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Change, Content, Justice, Want, World)

"Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Age, Truth, Freedom, Justice, Present, Reason)

"Justice is horrible."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Justice)

"As long as there is rape... there is not going to be any peace or justice or equality or freedom. You are not going to become what you want to become or who you want to become. You are not going to live in the world you want to live in."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Equality, Peace, Freedom, Justice, Want, World)

"Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Men, Women, Freedom, Justice, Struggle, Support, Violence, Want)

"Freedom and Justice are twin sisters."
- Friedrich Ebert
(Related: Freedom, Justice, Sisters)

"A just person is one who is conformed and transformed into justice."
- Meister Eckhart
(Related: Justice)

"You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Fleas, Injustice, Nation)

"The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Challenge, Community, Justice, Nation, Sense)

"We have to remind the people: Congress has the constitutional obligation and public responsibility to oversee these issues and the Department of Justice's operations."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Congress, Justice, Obligation, Public, Responsibility)

"In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Truth, People, Difference, Justice, Problems, Treatment)

"Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Men, Peace, Consideration, Cooperation, Dawn, Force, Justice)

"Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Peace, Justice)

"Once brave politicians and others explain the war on drugs' true cost, the American people will scream for a cease-fire. Bring the troops home, people will urge. Treat drugs as a health problem, not as a matter for the criminal justice system."
- Larry Elder
(Related: Health, War, Home, People, American, Drugs, Justice, Politicians, Troops, Will)

"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
(Related: Heart, Battle, Brotherhood, Devotion, Islands, Justice, Laws, Nations, Old)

"There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men."
- Epicurus
(Related: Men, Justice)

"Justice... is a kind of compact not to harm or be harmed."
- Epicurus
(Related: Harm, Justice)

"I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English bar; without which, impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence."
- Thomas Erskine
(Related: Constitution, Dignity, English, Existence, Independence, Integrity, Justice, Will)

"We've begun to get justice."
- Charles Evers
(Related: Justice)

"Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness."
- Susan Faludi
(Related: Happiness, Women, Feminism, Justice, Public)

"But if you're asking my opinion, I would argue that a social justice approach should be central to medicine and utilized to be central to public health. This could be very simple: the well should take care of the sick."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Health, Care, Justice, Medicine, Opinion, Public)

"Anarchy may await America, due to the daily injustices suffered by the people."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: People, America, Anarchy, May)

"There really can be no peace without justice. There can be no justice without truth. And there can be no truth, unless someone rises up to tell you the truth."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Peace, Truth, Justice)

"Every social injustice is not only cruel, but it is economic waste."
- William Feather
(Related: Injustice, Waste)

"Let justice be done, though the world perish."
- Ferdinand I
(Related: Justice, World)

"Soon after I returned to private practice, former Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger called me one day."
- Fred F. Fielding
(Related: Court, Day, Justice, Practice)

"Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Peace, Strategy, Duty, England, Honor, Importance, Justice, Mercy, Old, Voice)

"We as a Congress have a moral obligation to bring justice to the families of these victims. Furthermore, as a society based on laws, we have a responsibility to ensure that criminals don't go unpunished."
- Bob Filner
(Related: Society, Congress, Justice, Laws, Obligation, Responsibility, Victims)

"The glaring injustice is there for all who are not blinded by prejudice to see."
- Bram Fischer
(Related: Injustice, Prejudice)

"It's a very insular political community up there. I think the court's part of that and they're protecting their own. There's no justice in Vermont today."
- Tom Fitton
(Related: Community, Court, Justice, Today)

"I'll also say, yes, I think the change in black consciuosness in recent years has made me more sensitive to injustice in every area of my life."
- Curt Flood
(Related: Change, Life, Injustice, Years)

"I think it's good for sporting justice that Ronaldo scored twice in the final."
- Just Fontaine
(Related: Justice)

"Justice must always question itself, just as society can exist only by means of the work it does on itself and on its institutions."
- Michel Foucault
(Related: Society, Work, Justice, Question)

"When community action was put into federal law in the early sixties as part of the effort to combat poverty and social injustice, I supported it intellectually."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Action, Community, Effort, Injustice, Law, Poverty)

"My first endeavor was to save the core of the German system of justice: the independent judiciary."
- Hans Frank
(Related: First)

"My aim was to safeguard justice, without doing harm to our war effort."
- Hans Frank
(Related: War, Effort, Harm, Justice)

"First, I was Bavarian State Minister of Justice, and after the ministries of justice in the various states were dissolved I became Reich Minister without portfolio."
- Hans Frank
(Related: First, Justice, State, states)

"The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Injustice, Law)

"The first requisite of civilization is that of justice."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Civilization, First, Justice)

"From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Character, African, Americans, Blood, Culture, Jazz, Justice)

"Nothing can make injustice just but mercy."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Injustice, Mercy, Nothing)

"Justice? You get justice in the next world, in this world you have the law."
- William Gaddis
(Related: Justice, Law, World)

"When the whole world has their eyes on you, if you say something that doesn't truly come from your spirit and your soul, or if you wear something that doesn't come from your spirit and your soul, it's an injustice to your position. And so, I'm really myself every single day and I do it because I know my fans would want me to."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Soul, Day, Eyes, Fans, Injustice, Spirit, Want, World)

"The big tyrants never face justice."
- George Galloway
(Related: Justice)

"We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Justice, Party)

"Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Love, Justice, Law, Punishment, Surrender)

"There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Conscience, Court, Justice)

"Justice and goodwill will outlast passion."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Goodwill, Justice, Passion)

"Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Education, Freedom, Importance, Justice, Popular)

"People demand a lot of the justice system and they demand things that it can't deliver."
- Helen Garner
(Related: People, Justice)

"The New Deal was going to redistribute the national income according to ideals of social and economic justice."
- Garet Garrett
(Related: Ideals, Income, Justice)

"I will be as harsh as truth, and uncompromising as justice... I am in earnest, I will not equivocate, I will not excuse, I will not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard."
- William Lloyd Garrison
(Related: Truth, Justice, Will)

"Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice."
- Henry Louis Gates
(Related: Art, Censorship, Justice)

"Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills?"
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Power, Justice, Killing)

"Specifically, the growing threat that sexual predators pose to our Nation's children and their families represents an area where our criminal justice system has failed the American people."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: People, American, Children, Justice, Nation)

"Today's global justice movement may be the biggest, most diverse and energetic in history."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: History, Justice, May, Today)

"Justice delayed is justice denied."
- William E. Gladstone
(Related: Justice)

"Justice is the sum of all moral duty."
- William Godwin
(Related: Duty, Justice)

"The cause of justice is the cause of humanity. Its advocates should overflow with universal good will. We should love this cause, for it conduces to the general happiness of mankind."
- William Godwin
(Related: Happiness, Love, Cause, Humanity, Justice, Mankind, Will)

"I have faith in the justice system, and what will happen will happen. I'm just trying to do the right thing."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Faith, Justice, Right, Trying, Will)

"Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Strength, Conscience, Faults, Justice)

"I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Virtue, Defense, Extremism, Justice, Liberty, Moderation, Pursuit)

"Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Virtue, Defense, Extremism, Justice, Liberty, Moderation, Pursuit, Vice)

"I represented many of these kids as they become young adults in the criminal justice system when I was a public defender. One way of reaching out is by the mind of experimentation."
- Matt Gonzalez
(Related: Justice, Kids, Mind, Public)

"Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Hope, Denial, Lying)

"In the Europe which was created by the Second World War, divided into two blocks, each in need of a revolution that would end the abuses and injustices of capitalism and the privileges of a bureaucratic caste, collective faith does not exist."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Faith, War, Capitalism, End, Europe, Revolution, World, World war)

"A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Age, Beauty, Truth, Justice, Old, Reason)

"It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not equally courteous to all, for that would be injustice."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Courtesy, Injustice)

"The enforcement of the law cannot depend on the justice of a cause or one man's conscience."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Cause, Conscience, Justice, Law, Man)

"The traditional practice is that the justices don't ask the attorney general any questions, so as not to embarrass him. But Bobby Kennedy had let them know that he didn't mind if they asked him questions and they did."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Mind, Practice, Questions)

"The impression I have of Justice Warren is that he was looking for the just result in a case regardless of fixed dogma or principles and I like to think that I'm in that mold."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Impression, Justice, Principles, Result)

"I liked discussion and debate and thought that these skills fit well with law. I also had an interest in justice - and later learned that sometimes law and justice actually agree!"
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Thought, Debate, Interest, Justice, Law)

"I think it does work. The fact that the law is there and injustices can be rectified, I think has a lot to do with the fact that the people in this country aren't as frustrated as they are in some of these places in Eastern Europe and don't resort to violent revolution."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Work, People, Country, Europe, Fact, Revolution, Law)

"Frequently you have a clash between the more sterile letter of the law and the justice that underlies it, and I think one of the things I've been trying more or less, where it was possible, is to go with the justice rather than the letter of the law."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Justice, Law, Trying)

"The papers reveal that in several key abortion cases, justices were keenly interested in the perceived public reaction to their rulings - indicating that courts can be influenced by public sentiment."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Abortion, Key, Public, Sentiment)

"I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile."
- Pope Gregory VII
(Related: Justice)

"We'll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I'll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Community, Ireland, Justice, Now, Old, Public, Service, Tomorrow)

"When you look at what I've done here, you see a consistent theme of reforms which is not driven by any dogma from across the water, but a radical agenda to make sure Northern Ireland's people enjoy equal opportunities, driven by the values of social justice."
- Peter Hain
(Related: People, Values, Ireland, Justice, Radical, Water)

"The goal of the EU is to form a region of freedom, security and justice. Freedom in this connection cannot be just the freedom of the strong, but it must be combined with fraternity and equality."
- Tarja Halonen
(Related: Equality, Goal, Connection, Freedom, Justice, Security)

"Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint."
- Alexander Hamilton
(Related: Government, Justice, Man, Reason, Will)

"I think the first duty of society is justice."
- Alexander Hamilton
(Related: Society, Duty, First, Justice)

"God's justice, tardy though it prove perchance, Rests never on the track until it reach Delinquency."
- Robert Browning Hamilton
(Related: God, Justice)

"I know the world is filled with troubles and many injustices. But reality is as beautiful as it is ugly. I think it is just as important to sing about beautiful mornings as it is to talk about slums. I just couldn't write anything without hope in it."
- Oscar Hammerstein II
(Related: Hope, Reality, Talk, Ugly, World)

"Our lawyers had their chat with the Supreme Court Justice, and promised to repast the chat to other members of the Supreme Court to find out whether they wanted to hear us out."
- Dashiell Hammett
(Related: Court, Justice, Lawyers)

"If we are to keep democracy, there must be a commandment: Thou shalt not ration justice."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Democracy, Justice)

"You cannot raise the standard against oppression, or leap into the breach to relieve injustice, and still keep an open mind to every disconcerting fact, or an open ear to the cold voice of doubt."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Doubt, Fact, Injustice, Mind, Open, Oppression, Voice)

"Right knows no boundaries, and justice no frontiers; the brotherhood of man is not a domestic institution."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Brotherhood, Justice, Man, Right)

"Thou shalt not ration justice."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Justice)

"Justice is revenge."
- Saad Hariri
(Related: Justice, Revenge)

"Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude, and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions."
- Albert Bushnell Hart
(Related: Legal, English, Justice, Race)

"I think that the job of poetry, its political job, is to refresh the idea of justice, which is going dead in us all the time."
- Robert Hass
(Related: Time, Poetry, Idea, Job, Justice)

"We remain united with the British, and our allies around the world, in our resolve to defeat terrorism and bring those who commit these acts to justice."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Defeat, Justice, Terrorism, United, World)

"In remembering those who lost their lives in the London attacks and the September 11th attacks we continue our commitment to fighting for freedom, democracy and justice."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Commitment, Democracy, Fighting, Freedom, Justice, London)

"The peace and justice movement has to expand and not run away from the plight of gang members."
- Tom Hayden
(Related: Peace, Justice)

"We must face the fact that the preservation of individual freedom is incompatible with a full satisfaction of our views of distributive justice."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Fact, Freedom, Justice, Satisfaction)

"What our men and women in uniform are doing is providing for the Iraqi people and other surrounding nations the opportunity to see, to taste and to experience the democracy that equals freedom and ultimately justice."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Experience, Men, Women, People, Opportunity, Democracy, Freedom, Justice, Nations, Taste)

"Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good-fortune."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Love, Envy, Justice)

"Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Destiny, Injustice, Luck, Treachery)

"Unjust. How many times I've used that word, scolded myself with it. All I mean by it now is that I don't have the final courage to say that I refuse to preside over violations against myself, and to hell with justice."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Courage, Hell, Justice, Now, Word)

"Since when do we have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?"
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: People, Injustice)

"I had seen so many injustices done in the court by well-meaning people. I had lost fourteen clients to gang violence in only seven years. I was angry at a system I thought had failed my clients, and I was part of it."
- Richard Helms
(Related: Thought, People, Clients, Court, Violence, Years)

"There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors... But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity."
- Claud-Adrian Helvetius
(Related: Love, Men, Virtue, Desire, Glory, Honor, Humanity, Justice)

"Thus, the struggle for peace includes the struggle for freedom and justice for the masses of all countries."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Countries, Freedom, Justice, Struggle)

"Another essential to a universal and durable peace is social justice."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Justice)

"Since the world has existed, there has been injustice. But it is one world, the more so as it becomes smaller, more accessible. There is just no question that there is more obligation that those who have should give to those who have nothing."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Injustice, Nothing, Obligation, Question, World)

"Justice will overtake fabricators of lies and false witnesses."
- Heraclitus
(Related: Justice, Lies, Will)

"Humans love truth and justice, and rejoice in ceremonies that honor those qualities. For that sentiment we should indeed thank God."
- Alfred Day Hershey
(Related: Love, God, Truth, Honor, Justice, Sentiment)

"Justice prevails over transgression when she comes to the end of the race."
- Hesiod
(Related: End, Justice, Race)

"So the people will pay the penalty for their kings' presumption, who, by devising evil, turn justice from her path with tortuous speech."
- Hesiod
(Related: People, Evil, Justice, Kings, Speech, Will)

"For neither life nor nature cares if justice is ever done or not."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Life, Nature, Justice)

"I find the public passion for justice quite boring and artificial."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Justice, Passion, Public)

"We have a history of gender and racial bias on our court that continues to undermine the system. Excluding individuals based on race is antagonistic to the pursuit of justice."
- Anita Hill
(Related: History, Court, Gender, Justice, Pursuit, Race)

"As a Christian I have no duty to allow myself to be cheated, but I have the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Truth, Christian, Duty, Justice)

"Only the man who has enough good in him to feel the justice of the penalty can be punished."
- William Ernest Hocking
(Related: Justice, Man)

"Expedience, not justice, is the rule of contemporary American law."
- Abbie Hoffman
(Related: American, Justice, Law)

"This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Court, Justice, Law, Man)

"The time has come for justice at the ballot box, and justice in the courts, and justice in the legislative halls, and justice in the governor's office."
- John Jay Hooker
(Related: Time, Justice, Office)

"But there will be no justice, there will be no government of the people, by the people, and for the people, as long as the government and its officials permit bribery in any form."
- John Jay Hooker
(Related: Government, People, Bribery, Justice, Will)

"Justice is incidental to law and order."
- J. Edgar Hoover
(Related: Justice, Law, Order)

"If it be not a sin, an open, flagrant violation of all the rules of justice and humanity, to hold these slaves in bondage, it is indeed folly to put ourselves to any trouble and expense in order to free them."
- Samuel Hopkins
(Related: Folly, Humanity, Justice, Open, Order, Rules, Sin, Trouble)

"Fidelity is the sister of justice."
- Horace
(Related: Sister, Fidelity, Justice)

"Knowledge without education is but armed injustice."
- Horace
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Injustice)

"Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: Balance, Blood, Justice, Murder, Possession, Violence)

"There is a point at which the law becomes immoral and unethical. That point is reached when it becomes a cloak for the cowardice that dares not stand up against blatant violations of justice."
- Kurt Huber
(Related: Cowardice, Justice, Law)

"One pits his wits against apparently inscrutable nature, wooing her with ardor but nature is blind justice who cannot recognize personal identity."
- Charles Brenton Huggins
(Related: Nature, Blind, Identity, Justice, Wooing)

"When having my portrait painted I don't want justice, I want mercy."
- Billy Hughes
(Related: Justice, Mercy, Want)

"We know that social exclusion is closely tied to the new economic world order, globalized, with free and open markets, which isn't bringing prosperity or social justice to all."
- Claudio Hummes
(Related: Justice, Open, Order, Prosperity, World)

"The absence and suppression of justice can only open the way for extremists to exploit such a condition to perpetrate acts of violence against innocents."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Absence, Justice, Open, Violence)

"The world is neither wise nor just, but it makes up for all its folly and injustice by being damnably sentimental."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Being, Folly, Injustice, World)

"Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Eyes, Justice)

"Most of us see Justice O'Connor as something of an icon, although we do not agree with all of her decisions."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Decisions, Justice)

"What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books."
- Christopher Isherwood
(Related: People, Attitude, Books, Injustice, Laws, Saying)

"The American people do not want people thumbing their nose at the law. It undercuts the very fabric of our society and the system of civil justice and of criminal justice as well."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Society, People, American, Justice, Law, Want)

"The international community is pushing things forward in Bosnia... but it is doing it at expense of the Muslim people. I feel it as an injustice, these are the things that I cannot live with."
- Alija Izetbegovic
(Related: People, Muslim, Community, Injustice)

"A man must be willing to die for justice. Death is an inescapable reality and men die daily, but good deeds live forever."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Death, Men, Deeds, Justice, Man, Reality)

"There is a question for which we will never know the answer: had the U.S. not launched the Contra war to overthrow the Sandinista government, would they have succeeded in bringing socioeconomic justice to the people of Nicaragua?"
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: War, Government, People, Justice, Question, Will)

"The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: War, Life, Commitment, Rights, Help, Human rights, Justice, Victims)

"One of the things I noticed more in this draft than in any recent drafts was the importance of the character issue. Players who had baggage, like Justice, fell much farther than his talent dictated. But a lot of coaches didn't want to take the chance."
- Ron Jaworski
(Related: Talent, Character, Chance, Coaches, Draft, Importance, Justice, Want)

"I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: God, Country, Justice, Sleep)

"My characters are driven by a passionate desire for justice. They are rebellious and incorruptible."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Desire, Justice)

"At 21, I discovered repression and injustice. The army would shoot students with real bullets."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Army, Injustice, Repression, Students)

"I came to poetry through the urgent need to denounce injustice, exploitation, humiliation. I know that's not enough to change the world. But to remain silent would have been a kind of intolerable complicity."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Change, Poetry, Exploitation, Injustice, World)

"The American Army has supplied, assigned a very capable man to me, to help me, bring me to military justice. I don't think I need no civilians. All I want to do is clear myself with the American Army."
- Robert Jenkins
(Related: American, Army, Help, Justice, Man, Military, Want)

"We should have a State in which we could live and breathe as free men and which we could develop according to our own lights and culture and where principles of Islamic social justice could find free play."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Men, Culture, Justice, Play, Principles, State)

"You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of Islamic democracy, Islamic social justice and the equality of manhood in your own native soil."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Equality, Development, Democracy, Justice)

"And this we should believe: that hope and volition can bring us closer to our ultimate goal: justice for all, injustice for no-one."
- Eyvind Johnson
(Related: Hope, Injustice)

"Northern white people love the Negro in a sort of abstract way, as a race; through a sense of justice, charity, and philanthropy, they will liberally assist in his elevation."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Love, People, Charity, Justice, Philanthropy, Race, Sense, Will)

"The Southern whites are in many respects a great people. Looked at from a certain point of view, they are picturesque. If one will put oneself in a romantic frame of mind, one can admire their notions of chivalry and bravery and justice."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: People, Bravery, Chivalry, Justice, Mind, Romantic, Will)

"My mother was the influence in my life. She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate triumph of justice and hard work. She believed passionately in education."
- John H. Johnson
(Related: Education, Faith, Life, Work, Mother, Hard work, Influence, Justice)

"Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men's skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Education, Men, Opportunity, Blind, Fact, Justice, Race, Will)

"The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Men, Injustice, Man, Vote)

"When the Negro cries with pain from his deep hurt and lays his petition for elemental justice before the nation, he is calling upon the American people to kindle about that crucible of race relationships the fires of American faith."
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Related: Faith, People, American, Deep, Hurt, Justice, Nation, Pain, Race, Relationships)

"Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Act, Justice, Passion, Revenge, Vengeance)

"When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins."
- Chuck Jones
(Related: Judgment, Justice, Vengeance)

"Injustice boils in men's hearts as does steel in its cauldron, ready to pour forth, white hot, in the fullness of time."
- Mother Jones
(Related: Time, Men, Injustice)

"The greatest injustice in the world is to bring a child into the world, and not be able to offer it peace."
- Nafisa Joseph
(Related: Peace, Injustice, World)

"Justice is the truth in action."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Truth, Action, Justice)

"We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique."
- Benjamin Jowett
(Related: Health, Action, Wealth, Justice, Kindness, Learning)

"The injustice done to an individual is sometimes of service to the public."
- Junius
(Related: Injustice, Public, Service)

"I don't think Hank's home run record will ever be broken. There's no way."
- David Justice
(Related: Home, Will)

"If he could sleep on it. He would make his bed with white sheets And disappear into the white, Like a man diving, If he could be certain That the light Would not keep him awake, The light that reaches To the bottom."
- Donald Justice
(Related: Bed, Light, Man, Sleep)

"Men at forty Learn to close softly The doors to rooms they will not be Coming back to."
- Donald Justice
(Related: Men, Will)

"How shall I speak of Doom, and ours in special, But as of something altogether common?"
- Donald Justice
"There is no way to ease the burden. The voyage leads on from harm to harm, A land of others and of silence."
- Donald Justice
(Related: Burden, Harm, Land, Silence)

"A book might be written on the injustice of the just."
- Pauline Kael
(Related: Injustice)

"I owe a debt of gratitude to two other living Justices. Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the way for me and so many other women in my generation. Their pioneering lives have created boundless possibilities for women in the law. I thank them for their inspiration and also for the personal kindnesses they have shown me."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Women, Gratitude, Inspiration, Day, Debt, Law, Living, Possibilities)

"I think the nine justices think the solicitor general is the 35th clerk."
- Elena Kagan
"When there is life and mankind, a person will live striving for good deeds, liberty and a bright life, and wish that goodness and justice will reign in the world."
- Islom Karimov
(Related: Life, Deeds, Goodness, Justice, Liberty, Mankind, Will, World)

"Job's forthright indictment of the injustice of this world is surely right. The ways of the world are weird and much more unpredictable than either scientists or theologians generally make things look."
- Walter Kaufmann
(Related: Injustice, Job, Right, Scientists, World)

"As you suggested I have in the following disputed certain passages, trusting you will do me the justice either to modify the same or add a note in the new edition stating that I dispute,' etc."
- Denis Kearney
(Related: Justice, Will)

"Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained."
- Helen Keller
(Related: People, Justice, Responsibility, Sense, Welfare)

"Experts say that if children can't read by the end of the fifth grade, they lose self-confidence and self-esteem, making them more likely to enter the juvenile justice system."
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Related: Children, End, Experts, Justice, Self)

"Three simple words - freedom, justice and honesty. These sum up what the Liberal Democrats stand for."
- Charles Kennedy
(Related: Honesty, Democrats, Freedom, Justice, Liberal, Words)

"For all my years in public life, I have believed that America must sail toward the shores of liberty and justice for all. There is no end to that journey, only the next great voyage. We know the future will outlast all of us, but I believe that all of us will live on in the future we make."
- Edward Kennedy
(Related: Life, America, End, Future, Journey, Justice, Liberty, Public, Will, Years)

"In our pledge every day, we pledge one Nation under God with liberty and justice for all."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: God, Day, Justice, Liberty, Nation)

"What I perceive, is above all justice, where everyone has the same law."
- Imran Khan
(Related: Justice, Law)

"May hard work, and justice, always cement our bonds of unity that we may get our country back to production."
- Mwai Kibaki
(Related: Work, Country, Hard work, Justice, May, Production, Unity)

"Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don't believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others."
- Coretta Scott King
(Related: People, Freedom, Justice)

"Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Progress, Purpose, Justice, Law, Order)

"Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Sacrifice, Progress, Goal, Concern, Justice, Struggle, Suffering)

"I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Injustice, Law, Reality, Respect)

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Injustice)

"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Imprisonment, Injustice, Law, Order, Reality, Respect)

"Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Cause, Circumstances, Injustice, Philanthropy)

"One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Imprisonment, Injustice, Law, Order, Reality, Respect)

"The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Justice, Universe)

"The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Peace, Hope, Brotherhood, Justice, Lies, World)

"I conclude that it is a fundamental mistake to think that salvation, justice, or virtue come through merely human institutions."
- Jeane Kirkpatrick
(Related: Mistake, Virtue, Justice, Salvation)

"Affirmative action was always racial justice on the cheap."
- Joe Klein
(Related: Action, Justice)

"For us, universal values such as justice, morality and peace cannot be disputed and it is for this reason that we pursue the restoration of historical truth."
- Robert Kocharian
(Related: Peace, Morality, Truth, Values, Justice, Reason)

"Before we decide to trust you with this power, we ask you to stand before the public and explain your views. Justice may be blind, but it should not be deaf."
- Herb Kohl
(Related: Trust, Power, Blind, Justice, May, Public)

"Justice is a whore that won't let herself be stiffed, and collects the wages of shame even from the poor."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Justice, Poor, Shame, Wages)

"Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Nature, Crime, Human nature, Justice, Will)

"Bush is going in the wrong way. And I dare say, that is what the strategy of his administration is, is just to wipe out government's purpose for any social and economic justice at all. And I'm going to take the country in an opposite direction than he's taking it."
- Dennis Kucinich
(Related: Government, Strategy, Purpose, Country, Direction, Justice, Wrong)

"When we talk about justice in America we're really talking about justice brought about by the people, not by judges who are tools of the establishment or prosecutors who are are equally tools of the establishment or the wardens or the police officers."
- William Kunstler
(Related: People, America, Judges, Justice, Police, Talk, Talking, Tools)

"Nobody is poor unless he stand in need of justice."
- Lactantius
(Related: Justice, Poor)

"Let's not interfere with justice... Let's let justice speak."
- Ricardo Lagos
(Related: Justice)

"Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Money, Being, Duty, Injustice, Job)

"A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice."
- Walter Savage Landor
(Related: Conscience, Honor, Justice, Man, Vanity)

"Delay in justice is injustice."
- Walter Savage Landor
(Related: Delay, Injustice)

"It means that the men who hold the means of life control our lives, and, because we workingmen have tried to get some measure of justice, some measure of betterment, they deny the right of the human being to associate with his fellow."
- James Larkin
(Related: Life, Men, Control, Being, Justice, Measure, Right)

"Because politics rests on an irreducible measure of coercion, it can never become a perfect realm of perfect love and justice."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Love, Politics, Justice, Measure)

"But you will understand by yourselves that the matter applies equally well to the organization of the officials of justice, of administrative officials, etc; these are likewise organized instruments of power in certain societies."
- Ferdinand Lassalle
(Related: Power, Justice, Will)

"Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Change, Ethics, Justice, Principles)

"The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Anger, Soul, Intuition, Justice, Pity)

"But if you know that something has been really vicious, you don't read it, you don't let it into your head. What's damaging is when sentences go through your head and you burn with the injustice of it."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Injustice)

"There have been 111 Justices in the Supreme Court of the United States. Only three have been women. If she is confirmed, Solicitor General Kagan will bring the Supreme Court to an historical high-water mark, with three women concurrently serving as Justices."
- Patrick Leahy
(Related: Women, Court, states, United, Will)

"One of the biggest issues that we face is that we have people who have their own particular concerns, whether it's on abortion, birth control, divorce and remarriage, civil rights or social justice."
- William P. Leahy
(Related: People, Control, Abortion, Birth control, Civil rights, Divorce, Justice)

"We all agree that we've got to bring these terrorists to justice and to make sure that they're never allowed to perpetrate such an evil act as they did. And so all of us are dealing with that. We know that the President has the authority to go to war under the War Powers Act."
- Barbara Lee
(Related: War, Act, Authority, Evil, Justice, President)

"I find the idea of vigilante justice very attractive. I like the idea that the murderer decides that this person has gone too far, and nothing will happen to him unless she does something to stop him."
- Donna Leon
(Related: Idea, Justice, Nothing, Will)

"We shall never achieve harmony with land, any more than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations, the important thing is not to achieve but to strive."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: People, Aspirations, Harmony, Justice, Land, Liberty)

"Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them, for the future of Labor is the future of America."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: America, Future, Labor, Thoughtful, Voice, Workers)

"Compassion is no substitute for justice."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Compassion, Justice)

"I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Justice, Mercy)

"Clouds and darkness surround us, yet Heaven is just, and the day of triumph will surely come, when justice and truth will be vindicated."
- Mary Todd Lincoln
(Related: Truth, Clouds, Darkness, Day, Heaven, Justice, Will)

"Poverty must be reduced not only for reasons of moral and justice, but also of security."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Justice, Poverty, Security)

"I am unjust, but I can strive for justice. My life's unkind, but I can vote for kindness. I, the unloving, say life should be lovely. I, that am blind, cry out against my blindness."
- Vachel Lindsay
(Related: Life, Blind, Blindness, Justice, Kindness, Vote)

"In a free society the state does not administer the affairs of men. It administers justice among men who conduct their own affairs."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Men, Society, Justice, State)

"Where there is no property there is no injustice."
- John Locke
(Related: Injustice, Property)

"The world's people all share the earnest aspiration to have peace, stability, justice and cooperation."
- Tran Duc Luong
(Related: Peace, People, Cooperation, Justice, Stability, World)

"Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Conscience, End, Justice, Will)

"Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Peace, Justice)

"What Canada has to do is to have a government connected to the priorities of the people of which it is elected to serve. Those priorities include ensuring medicare is sustainable, support for the military, and tax and justice systems that work."
- Peter MacKay
(Related: Government, Work, People, Canada, Tax, Justice, Military, Priorities, Support)

"The immediate future is going to be tragic for all of us unless we find a way of making the vast educational resources of this country serve the true purpose of education, truth and justice."
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Related: Education, Truth, Purpose, Country, Future, Justice)

"It is not from reason that justice springs, but goodness is born of wisdom."
- Maurice Maeterlinck
(Related: Wisdom, Goodness, Justice, Reason)

"All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice."
- Joseph De Maistre
(Related: Love, Justice, Pain, Punishment)

"I was in jail four and a half years. When I came out, I continued the same struggle against injustice, but instead of using weapons, I began to use art and cinema."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Related: Art, Cinema, Injustice, Struggle, Weapons, Years)

"Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Equality, Freedom, Justice, Man)

"I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Truth, Justice)

"I have been singing for the last 50 years, you know, so I deserve a break. Besides, there are talented singers around who can do justice to their work."
- Lata Mangeshkar
(Related: Work, Justice, Singing, Years)

"I think Ellenor is embarrassed and ashamed and has devoted all of her energy to the law and to helping other people get justice because it's too difficult for her to face her own struggle for justice."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: People, Energy, Justice, Law, Struggle)

"Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Life, Family, Comfort, Country, Dignity, Rights, Human rights, Justice)

"I'm armed with more than complete steel, - The justice of my quarrel."
- Christopher Marlowe
(Related: Justice, Quarrel)

"What, other than injustice, could be the reason that the displaced citizens of New Orleans cannot be accommodated by the richest nation in the world?"
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Injustice, Nation, Reason, World)

"The death penalty, I think, is a terrible scar on American justice, especially the concept of equal justice under law, but also of due process. And it goes state by state, and it's different in different states."
- Burke Marshall
(Related: Death, American, Justice, Law, State, states)

"Military justice is to justice what military music is to music."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Music, Justice, Military)

"I retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction that it was not in my Power to do any Good, and very much disgusted with Measures, which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice."
- George Mason
(Related: Business, Power, Policy, Conviction, Justice, Public)

"The fact that he didn't get credit for a while is more the story of social injustice. But his own spirit wasn't driven by that, and wasn't dependent upon that. He just wished he had the cash to go to medical school."
- Mary Stuart Masterson
(Related: Medical, Credit, Fact, Injustice, School, Spirit)

"Our armed forces will fight for peace in Iraq, a peace built on more secure foundations than are found today in the Middle East. Even more important, they will fight for two human conditions of even greater value than peace: liberty and justice."
- John McCain
(Related: Peace, Fight, Iraq, Justice, Liberty, Today, Value, Will)

"On the subject of Osama bin Laden... we will track him down. We will capture him. We will bring him to justice, and I will follow him to the gates of hell."
- John McCain
(Related: Hell, Justice, Osama bin laden, Will)

"By concentrating on what is good in people, by appealing to their idealism and their sense of justice, and by asking them to put their faith in the future, socialists put themselves at a severe disadvantage."
- Ian Mcewan
(Related: Faith, People, Future, Idealism, Justice, Sense)

"Don't make the mistake of thinking that you have to agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Mistake, People, Beliefs, Injustice, Thinking)

"It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Life, Balance, Freedom, Justice, Privilege)

"The right to justice is something that no one can bestow, nor take away, for it is in one's heart."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Heart, Justice, Right)

"Yes, for my undergrad I majored in Criminal Justice and minored in Political Science and English."
- Matthew McGrory
(Related: Science, English, Justice)

"If the British government is prepared to say that the Unionists will not have a veto over British government policy and that guns, vetoes and injustices will all be left outside the door, then there is no good reason why talks cannot take place in an appropriate atmosphere."
- Martin McGuinness
(Related: Government, Policy, Reason, Will)

"Let's leave beside them in another pile all the injustices which exist in the northern state."
- Martin McGuinness
(Related: State)

"Who thinks the law has anything to do with justice? It's what we have because we can't have justice."
- William McIlvanney
(Related: Justice, Law)

"The gifts that one receives for giving are so immeasurable that it is almost an injustice to accept them."
- Rod McKuen
(Related: Gifts, Giving, Injustice)

"The Coalition for International Justice estimated that 450,000 people in Darfur have died since the deadly genocide began some three years ago."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: People, Genocide, Justice, Years)

"I think computing power is ready to do 3D justice. It was great for shooters and racing games in the past, but I didn't think it was right for strategy games."
- Sid Meier
(Related: Power, Strategy, Games, Justice, Past, Racing, Right)

"Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what sting is justice."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Injustice)

"On the contrary, if they are treated with justice and humanity, proper example and the advantages of education given them, the coming years will be as bright and prosperous to the unfortunate race as the past has been dark and painful."
- Nelson A. Miles
(Related: Education, Example, Humanity, Justice, Past, Race, Will, Years)

"We do not have to accept the world as we find it. And we have a responsibility to leave our world a better place and never walk by on the other side of injustice."
- Ed Miliband
(Related: Injustice, Responsibility, World)

"As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Battle, Fight, Injustice, Mankind)

"I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy."
- Kelly Miller
(Related: Truth, Progress, Cruelty, Error, Injustice, Mercy, Right, Wrong)

"And I spent that time working as an insurance adjuster and going to law school in the evening, and then when I left law school, I joined the Department of Justice in Washington."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Time, Evening, Justice, Law, School, Washington)

"There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice."
- Charles de Montesquieu
(Related: Justice, Law, Name, Tyranny)

"Like other antitrust agencies we make our assessment of a merger or antitrust case based on its impact on our jurisdiction, and not on the nationality of the companies. This is exactly what the U.S. antitrust agencies, the Justice Department and the FTC, do."
- Mario Monti
(Related: Justice, Nationality)

"I have the most profound respect for the Department of Justice and the FTC. We in Europe are a younger and I would say junior institution to the historical antitrust experience of the US."
- Mario Monti
(Related: Experience, Europe, Justice, Respect)

"At the conclusion of my argument I received very high compliments from the Chief Justice and later from other of the Judges. What they said I do not care to repeat."
- William Henry Moody
(Related: Argument, Care, Compliments, Judges, Justice)

"I think you're going to find out that westerns will be coming back. It's Americana, it's part of our history, the cowboy, the cattle drive, the sheriff, the fight for law, order and justice. Justice will always prevail as far as I'm concerned."
- Clayton Moore
(Related: History, Fight, Justice, Law, Order, Will)

"I was asked three times directly in the hearing before the board of the judiciary whether or not I would continue to acknowledge God if I were to resume my position as chief justice. And I said I would."
- Roy Moore
(Related: God, Hearing, Justice)

"Rosa Parks was the queen mother of a movement whose single act of heroism sparked the movement for freedom, justice and equality. Her greatest contribution is that she told us a regular person can make a difference."
- Marc Morial
(Related: Equality, Mother, Act, Difference, Freedom, Heroism, Justice, Queen)

"Justice must not only be seen to be done but has to be seen to be believed."
- J. B. Morton
(Related: Justice)

"Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent."
- Lucretia Mott
(Related: Education, Men, Women, Boys, Girls, Injustice, Learning, School, Teachers)

"And from the moment that we realized it was a terrorist attack, there isn't an agent or a support person in the FBI that wasn't committed to bringing to justice those who were responsible for this."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Justice, Support)

"A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity."
- Ralph Nader
(Related: Society, Charity, Justice, Needs)

"The death of chief justice Rehnquist and the president's nomination of John Roberts raises the stakes for the court and the American people exponentially."
- Ralph Neas
(Related: Death, People, American, Court, Justice, President)

"Now I can do no more. We must trust to the Great Disposer of all events and the justice of our cause. I thank God for this opportunity of doing my duty."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Trust, God, Opportunity, Cause, Duty, Events, Justice, Now)

"Yet, when child sex offenders are brought to justice and serve time for their offenses, they are often released into unsuspecting communities and left free to resume their sexual attacks."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Time, Sex, Justice)

"There is no justice among men."
- Nicholas II
(Related: Men, Justice)

"The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world."
- Reinhold Niebuhr
(Related: Politics, Duty, Justice, World)

"Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary."
- Reinhold Niebuhr
(Related: Democracy, Injustice, Man)

"Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice."
- Reinhold Niebuhr
(Related: Family, Life, Love, Justice, Spirit)

"Our chief justices have probably had more profound and lasting influence on their times and on the direction of the nation than most presidents."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Direction, Influence, Nation)

"Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice."
- Max Nordau
(Related: Equality, Life, Civilization, Justice, Law, Principles, Property, Punishment, Respect, Word)

"America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Progress, Islam, America, Competition, Dignity, Justice, Principles, Tolerance)

"Pope John Paul II not only visited Nigeria twice but stood by the country in its fight against dictatorship and injustice."
- Olusegun Obasanjo
(Related: Country, Dictatorship, Fight, Injustice)

"Justice Ginsburg is a very competent justice, and it is a joy to have her on the court, but particularly for me it is a pleasure to have a second woman on the court."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Court, Joy, Justice, Pleasure, Woman)

"My concern was whether I could do the job of a justice well enough to convince the nation that my appointment was the right move."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Concern, Job, Justice, Nation, Right)

"Rather like Batman, I embody the themes of the movie which are the values of family, courage and compassion and a sense of right and wrong, good and bad and justice."
- Gary Oldman
(Related: Family, Courage, Values, Compassion, Justice, Right, Sense, Wrong)

"Al Gore seems to have found a great political ploy: Picking up whatever issue he is most vulnerable on and championing the cause. Perhaps he will start to champion perjury statutes and obstruction of justice."
- Barbara Olson
(Related: Cause, Justice, Will)

"I immediately called the command center of the Department of Justice to let them know that my wife was on a plane that had been hijacked. I mainly wanted them know there was another hijacked plane out there."
- Ted Olson
(Related: Wife, Justice)

"The plane took off at 8:10 in the morning - or that's when it was scheduled to take off. And that's when I believe it took off. I had been in my office at the Department of Justice. Someone told me that there had been the two strikes that occurred at the World Trade Center."
- Ted Olson
(Related: Justice, Office, Trade, World)

"We don't consider the battle has ended in Afghanistan... The battle has begun and its fires are picking up. These fires will reach the White House, because it is the center of injustice and tyranny."
- Mohammed Omar
(Related: Afghanistan, Battle, Injustice, Tyranny, Will)

"Then, in the next place, we must know that every being which is endowed with reason, and transgresses its statutes and limitations, is undoubtedly involved in sin by swerving from rectitude and justice."
- Origen
(Related: Being, Justice, Limitations, Reason, Rectitude, Sin)

"In fact, in 2002, the Secretary of Defense authorized such support on a reimbursable basis to organizations formerly components of the Department of Justice and Department of the Treasury and currently components of the Department of Homeland Security."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Defense, Fact, Justice, Security, Support)

"I think God's justice is making wrongs right."
- Joel Osteen
(Related: God, Justice, Right, Wrongs)

"But aesthetics is not religion, and the origins of religion lie somewhere completely different. They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid, to do justice to such weighty matters now."
- Rudolf Otto
(Related: Religion, Lie, Aesthetics, Deep, Justice, Now, Roses)

"Justice is lame as well as blind, amongst us."
- Thomas Otway
(Related: Blind, Justice)

"If we don't stop somewhere, if we don't accept an unhappy compromise, unhappy for both sides, if we don't learn how to unhappily coexist and contain our burned sense of injustice - if we don't learn how to do that, we end up in a doomed state."
- Amos Oz
(Related: Compromise, End, Injustice, Sense, State)

"I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Equality, Justice, Man, Mercy, Religious)

"There are matters in the Bible, said to be done by the express commandment of God, that are shocking to humanity and to every idea we have of moral justice."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: God, Idea, Bible, Humanity, Justice)

"Justice and judgment lie often a world apart."
- Emmeline Pankhurst
(Related: Lie, Judgment, Justice, World)

"The possibility of bringing white-collar criminals to justice is ever receding over the horizon."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Possibility, Justice)

"The miser, starving his brother's body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall creep out of his great estate of injustice, poor and naked and miserable."
- Theodore Parker
(Related: Death, Soul, Brother, Body, Injustice, Miser, Poor)

"The finite is annihilated in the presence of the infinite, and becomes a pure nothing. So our spirit before God, so our justice before divine justice."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: God, Infinite, Justice, Nothing, Spirit)

"Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Power, Justice, May)

"Justice and truth are too such subtle points that our tools are too blunt to touch them accurately."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Truth, Justice, Tools)

"Justice is what is established; and thus all our established laws will necessarily be regarded as just without examination, since they are established."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Examination, Justice, Laws, Will)

"Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Force, Justice)

"Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Imagination, Beauty, Happiness, Justice, World)

"It is shameful that millions of Americans are suffering the economic injustice of working a full-time job and earning a wage that leaves them below the poverty line."
- Bill Pascrell
(Related: Americans, Injustice, Job, Poverty, Suffering, Wage)

"Isaac and I are going to Israel to ride for peace enviromental justice and a safer world for us all."
- Mandy Patinkin
(Related: Peace, Israel, Justice, World)

"Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Justice, Violence)

"If you want peace work for justice."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Peace, Work, Justice, Want)

"They still don't want to admit to the world that this isn't the best and the fairest and most equal justice system. And that they are guilty of railroading people into jail. They don't want to, or never will, admit these things."
- Leonard Peltier
(Related: People, Justice, Want, Will, World)

"Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it."
- William Penn
(Related: Justice, Obedience, Property)

"The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold."
- Albert Pike
(Related: Truth, Soul, Body, Gold, Justice, Light, Medicine, Mind, Reason)

"Strict justice would demand total confiscation of your property, personal imprisonment and fines."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Imprisonment, Justice, Property)

"To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils."
- Plato
(Related: Soul, Injustice, World)

"The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not."
- Plato
(Related: Injustice)

"Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality."
- Plato
(Related: Equality, Nature, Custom, Injustice)

"He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it."
- Plato
(Related: Injustice)

"Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety."
- Plato
(Related: Help, Justice)

"Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens."
- Plato
(Related: Life, First, Justice, State)

"Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns."
- Plato
(Related: Business, Men, Justice)

"Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice."
- Plato
(Related: Fear, Injustice, Suffering)

"Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom."
- Plato
(Related: Wisdom, Knowledge, Cunning, Justice)

"Medieval justice was a quaint thing."
- Frederick Pollock
(Related: Justice)

"Applications for loans would be judged on a nation's social justice record as well as its economic efficiency."
- Lewis Thompson Preston
(Related: Efficiency, Justice, Nation)

"Honest discussions - even and perhaps especially on topics about which we disagree - can help us resist hypocrisy and arrogance. They can also help us live up to the basic ideals, such as liberty and justice for all, on which our country was founded."
- David E. Price
(Related: Arrogance, Country, Help, Hypocrisy, Ideals, Justice, Liberty)

"Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation - through compassion and courage - about democracy, nonviolence and racial justice."
- Mark Pryor
(Related: Equality, Time, Courage, Compassion, Day, Democracy, Honor, Justice, Martin, Nation, Nonviolence)

"What I am for is justice for everyone, just like it says in the Constitution."
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Constitution, Justice)

"The security of which we speak is to be attained by the development of international law through an international organization based on the principles of law and justice."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Development, Justice, Law, Principles, Security)

"Lawyers (are) operators of the toll bridge across which anyone in search of justice has to pass."
- Jane Bryant Quinn
(Related: Justice, Lawyers)

"Justice in the extreme is often unjust."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Extreme, Justice)

"Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship."
- A. Philip Randolph
(Related: Fact, Freedom, Justice, Religious, Struggle)

"The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought justice and equality and it sought to respond to the young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way."
- Charles Rangel
(Related: Equality, Fear, African, Civil rights, Justice, Murder, Workers)

"As a nation we should commit ourselves not only to the fight against terrorism, but to economic justice, defeat of the AIDS epidemic and vestiges of discriminatory policies of all kinds."
- Charles Rangel
(Related: Defeat, Fight, Justice, Nation, Terrorism)

"We've got to be fair. You can't say a place that has strip joints is sacred ground. We've got to be just. We've got to speak the truth. We've got to have justice for everybody. We're a country of justice for all, not justice for non-Muslims only or some groups and not for others."
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Related: Truth, Country, Justice)

"The bad man desires arbitrary power. What moves the evil man is the love of injustice."
- John Rawls
(Related: Love, Power, Evil, Injustice, Man)

"The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance."
- John Rawls
(Related: Ignorance, Justice, Principles)

"But I can tell you what your folly and injustice will compel us to do. It will compel us to be free from your domination, and more self-reliant than we have been."
- John H. Reagan
(Related: Folly, Injustice, Self, Will)

"So to hope to be able to have peace, to be able to have justice and environmental balance, are consequences of our behavior, not just our intentions."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Environmental, Peace, Hope, Balance, Behavior, Consequences, Intentions, Justice)

"In the order I was in, each brother takes five vows, one of which is teaching the poor gratuitously. As a young person I was seized by this idea of social justice and I wanted very much to follow my vow of teaching the poor gratuitously."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Brother, Idea, Justice, Order, Poor, Teaching, Vow)

"The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice."
- Jules Renard
(Related: Success, Danger, Forget, Injustice, World)

"The Department of Justice transcends party because we're building on the Weed and Seed program."
- Janet Reno
(Related: Building, Justice, Party)

"Everybody should want to make sure that we have the cyber tools necessary to investigate cyber crimes, and to be prepared to defend against them and to bring people to justice who commit it."
- Janet Reno
(Related: People, Justice, Tools, Want)

"I said the first concern of the administration of justice must, of course, be the individual. The second concern is the truth."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Truth, Concern, First, Justice)

"Incidentally, the usual designation of the magnitude scale to my name does less than justice to the great part that Dr. Gutenberg played in extending the scale to apply to earthquakes in all parts of the world."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Justice, Name, World)

"To that movement, consecrated by religious principle, sustained by an awful sense of justice, and cheered by the brightest hopes of future good, all our powers, talents, and attainments are devoted."
- George Ripley
(Related: Future, Justice, Religious, Sense)

"Despite the generous rewards that state juries dole out, in many cases, victims receive less than 50 cents on the dollar in settlements with the lawyers taking the rest. This is not justice."
- Pat Roberts
(Related: Justice, Lawyers, Rest, State, Victims)

"In 1998, I founded the American Center for Law and Justice, probably the premier public interest law firm in America defending the rights of believers."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: America, American, Rights, Interest, Justice, Law, Public)

"The other reason that I am here today, again from the State Department and from the court record of the court of appeals, is that when I am abroad I speak out against the injustices against the Negro people of this land."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: People, Court, Land, Reason, State, Today)

"Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: Virtue, Country, Democracy, Terror)

"Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue; it is sufficient that they love themselves."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: Equality, Love, People, Virtue, Effort, Justice, May)

"One of the great things about young people is that they do question, that they do care deeply about justice, and they they have open minds."
- Zack de la Rocha
(Related: People, Care, Justice, Open, Question)

"I yearn to see other chief executives throughout the nation follow suit, so that as a people we may hasten the elimination of barbarism as a tool of American justice."
- Winthrop Rockefeller
(Related: People, American, Justice, May, Nation)

"I was very excited about the idea that I could be an idealist, that I could be my age, the eager beaver who had hope in the justice system and the one who gets disappointed just like the audience."
- Elisabeth Rohm
(Related: Age, Idea, Hope, Justice)

"The world is an enormous injustice."
- Jules Romains
(Related: Injustice, World)

"When I say I do, the justice of the peace replies, 'I know, I know...'"
- Mickey Rooney
(Related: Peace, Justice)

"Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Justice)

"Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Peace, War, Science, Body, Cancer, Germany, Justice, World)

"Honest people, mistakenly believing in the justice of their cause, are led to support injustice."
- Elihu Root
(Related: People, Cause, Injustice, Support)

"Claims of right and insistence upon obligations may depend upon treaty stipulations, or upon the rules of international law, or upon the sense of natural justice applied to the circumstances of a particular case, or upon disputed facts."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Circumstances, Facts, Justice, Law, May, Right, Rules, Sense)

"Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Nature, Control, Ambition, Generations, Human nature, Injustice, Now, Perfection, Prejudice, Selfishness, Will)

"The theoretical postulate of all diplomatic discussion between nations is the assumed willingness of every nation to do justice."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Justice, Nation, Nations)

"If any difference should be made by law between husband and wife, reason, justice and humanity, if their voices were heard, would dictate that it should be in her favor."
- Ernestine Rose
(Related: Wife, HusbDifference, Humanity, Justice, Law, Reason)

""Empathy" is the latest code word for liberal activism, for treating the Constitution as malleable clay to be kneaded and molded in whatever form justices want. It represents an expansive view of the judiciary in which courts create policy that couldn't pass the legislative branch or, if it did, would generate voter backlash."
- Karl Rove
(Related: Policy, Activism, Constitution, Liberal, Want, Word)

"What Mr. Obama wants in a nominee isn't really "empathy" and "understanding." He wants a liberal, activist Supreme Court justice."
- Karl Rove
(Related: Court, Justice, Liberal)

"It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home."
- Carl T. Rowan
(Related: Home, Discrimination, Injustice, Oppression, World)

"Justice is such a fine thing that we cannot pay too dearly for it."
- Alain Rene Le Sage
(Related: Justice)

"The situation in the region is flammable and may explode at any moment, because of the crucial events and because of the absence of justice in executing the international legitimacy resolutions, regarding the Israeli Arab cause and the oppression on Palestinians by Israelis."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Absence, Cause, Events, Justice, May, Oppression)

"A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means."
- Sallust
(Related: Defeat, Evil, Injustice, Man)

"I try to live my life every day in the present, and try not to turn a blind eye to injustice and need."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Life, Blind, Day, Eye, Injustice, Present)

"What do I care about Jupiter? Justice is a human issue, and I do not need a god to teach it to me."
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Related: God, Care, Justice)

"The voice of the majority is no proof of justice."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Justice, Majority, Proof, Voice)

"The history of the world is the world's court of justice."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: History, Court, Justice, World)

"The justices have constitutionally protected obscenity in libraries, filth over cable television, and now unlimited internet pornography."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Internet, Libraries, Now, Pornography, Television)

"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.
(Related: Life, Wisdom, Opportunity, Achievement, American, Ideals, Justice)

"The Pledge of Allegiance says, "liberty and justice for all"."
- Pat Schroeder
(Related: Justice)

"At a time when our moral standing in the world has been weakened by a rubber stamp Justice Department that placed the Bush Administration above the law, we now need someone who is objective and independent. And, make no mistake, Eric Holder is independent."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Time, Mistake, Justice, Law, Now, World)

"He convinced me that if we're going to have honest government that you can't leave it up to the crooks and that honest people have to get involved in government. So I did. I got involved as a criminal prosecutor with the U. S. Justice Department."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Government, People, Justice)

"Whether or not we can save Lake Michigan, whether or not we can avoid a breakdown in our criminal justice system are more important than whether or not I'm going to be governor."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Justice)

"My job is to interpret the law based on how the legislature and the court has done it and then, of course, to use our system of justice to develop some new legal tools and new concepts."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Legal, Court, Job, Justice, Law, Tools)

"The most money we have ever been able to get appropriated for the juvenile justice bills was $55 million a year, about one-tenth of what was necessary."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Money, Justice)

"Although black and white Americans live, work, and learn together now, there is still injustice in America."
- Kathleen Sebelius
(Related: Work, America, Americans, Injustice, Now)

"There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice."
- Charles de Secondat
(Related: Justice, Law, Name, Tyranny)

"This is the most historic moment in Supreme Court history in our lifetime, no question about it. These are justices who are going to serve for decades."
- Jay Alan Sekulow
(Related: History, Court, Question)

"We've got another nominee coming up, well qualified, Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owens has a tremendous reputation, tremendous record, but they are already marshalling their forces to try to stop that nomination."
- Jay Alan Sekulow
(Related: Court, Justice, Reputation)

"It's now up to the full Senate to move swiftly to confirm John Roberts so he can assume his duties and responsibilities as chief justice when the Supreme Court begins its new term in a matter of weeks. We call on the Senate to confirm John Roberts without delay."
- Jay Alan Sekulow
(Related: Court, Delay, Justice, Now, Senate)

"May be is very well, but Must is the master. It is my duty to show justice without recompense."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Duty, Justice, May)

"A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Injustice)

"The fight for justice against corruption is never easy. It never has been and never will be. It exacts a toll on our self, our families, our friends, and especially our children. In the end, I believe, as in my case, the price we pay is well worth holding on to our dignity."
- Frank Serpico
(Related: Children, Corruption, Dignity, End, Fight, Friends, Justice, Self, Will, Worth)

"The United States has the burden to lead for peace. And not just peace - we need peace with justice, a much harder goal."
- Jeff Sessions
(Related: Peace, Goal, Burden, Justice, states, United)

"The goal is justice, not executions. We all want to make sure the process is fair and that the right person is punished. These recommendations are essential to that goal."
- William Sessions
(Related: Goal, Justice, Right, Want)

"It's to be a person who's able to shoot little arrows into sacred cows and knock politicians off their pedestals, to look out for hypocrisy, advocate for all sorts of things from social justice to peace."
- Jonathan Shapiro
(Related: Peace, Cows, Hypocrisy, Justice, Politicians)

"Of course, there can be serious injustices within free societies."
- Natan Sharansky
"The war in Iraq will end, our troops will come home, Bush will be impeached and he will be brought to justice."
- Cindy Sheehan
(Related: War, Home, End, Iraq, Justice, Troops, Will)

"My first civil disobedience arrest for social justice was in 1986 for protesting the SDI."
- Martin Sheen
(Related: First, Justice)

"It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world."
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(Related: Charity, Justice, World)

"I therefore believe that our system does not have a word for failed trial, and that is where the American public does not realize that our criminal justice system sometimes makes mistakes."
- Sam Sheppard
(Related: American, Justice, Mistakes, Public, Word)

"A bumper of good liquor will end a contest quicker than justice, judge, or vicar."
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan
(Related: End, Justice, Liquor, Will)

"I remember my second game for England - we lost 2-0 to Norway, I was subbed and didn't do myself justice and I thought that was the end of my England career."
- Teddy Sheringham
(Related: Thought, Career, End, England, Justice)

"That feeds anger, and I mean when we went and at last thank heavens got towards peace in Northern Ireland we went for justice within Northern Ireland as well as using security well, as well as a political settlement, but surely that is the lesson."
- Clare Short
(Related: Peace, Anger, Ireland, Justice, Security)

"The only genuine elite is the elite of those men and women who gave their lives to justice and charity."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Men, Women, Charity, Justice)

"Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice."
- Algernon Sidney
(Related: Government, Men, Nature, Society, Justice, Man, Trees)

"Discretion is nothing other than the sense of justice with respect to the sphere of the intimate contents of life."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Life, Discretion, Justice, Nothing, Respect, Sense)

"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
(Related: Justice, Man, Will)

"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
(Related: History, Impression, Doubt, Justice, Nothing, President)

"I've been waiting 13 years for justice."
- Curtis Sliwa
(Related: Justice, Waiting, Years)

"Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only! It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Nature, Defense, Innocence, Justice, Resentment, Security)

"Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Peace, Being, Rest, State, Taxes)

"So always, if we look back, concern for face-to-face morality, and its modern emphasis on justice as well, have historically evolved as religious issues."
- Huston Smith
(Related: Morality, Concern, Justice, Religious)

"Freedom. And Justice. If you have those two, it covers everything. You must stick to those principles and have the courage of your convictions."
- Ian Smith
(Related: Courage, Freedom, Justice, Principles)

"One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him."
- Socrates
(Related: Evil, Injury, Injustice, Man, Right)

"If you see oppression of the poor, and justice and righteousness trampled in a country, do not be astounded."
- King Solomon
(Related: Country, Justice, Oppression, Poor, Righteousness)

"Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity. Those who clearly recognize the voice of their own conscience usually recognize also the voice of justice."
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn
(Related: Conscience, Humanity, Justice, Voice)

"There is a point at which even justice does injury."
- Sophocles
(Related: Injury, Justice)

"There is a time when even justice brings harm."
- Sophocles
(Related: Time, Harm, Justice)

"A soul that is kind and intends justice discovers more than any sophist."
- Sophocles
(Related: Soul, Justice)

"If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things; for thus the sacred light of injustice shines bright."
- Sophocles
(Related: Injustice, Light)

"If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: "Thou shalt not ration justice.""
- Sophocles
(Related: Democracy, Justice)

"Now people all across America are starting to believe in America again. We are coming back, back to the heights of greatness, back to America's proud role as a temple of justice and a champion of peace."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Peace, People, Greatness, Temple, America, Justice, Now)

"The function of the law is not to provide justice or to preserve freedom. The function of the law is to keep those who hold power, in power."
- Gerry Spence
(Related: Power, Freedom, Justice, Law)

"The earth is ready, the time is ripe, for the authoritative expression of the feminine as well as the masculine interpretation of that common social consensus which is slowly writing justice in the State and fraternity in the social order."
- Anna Garlin Spencer
(Related: Time, Earth, Expression, Justice, Order, State, Writing)

"There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic is like a midwife - a tyrannical midwife."
- Stephen Spender
(Related: Criticism, Justice)

"Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice."
- Baruch Spinoza
(Related: Peace, War, Virtue, Absence, Benevolence, Confidence, Justice, Mind, State)

"For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice."
- Baruch Spinoza
(Related: Peace, War, Virtue, Absence, Benevolence, Confidence, Justice, Mind, State)

"If the jury have no right to judge of the justice of a law of the government, they plainly can do nothing to protect the people against the oppressions of the government; for there are no oppressions which the government may not authorize by law."
- Lysander Spooner
(Related: Government, People, Jury, Justice, Law, May, Nothing, Right)

"The production of wealth is the result of agreement between labor and capital, between employer and employed. Its distribution, therefore, will follow the law of its creation, or great injustice will be done."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Wealth, Agreement, Creation, Injustice, Labor, Law, Production, Result, Will)

"The whole idea of equal justice under law means that you've got to play by the rules. It has nothing to do with the underlying subject matter. You just tell the truth."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Truth, Idea, Justice, Law, Nothing, Play, Rules)

"There is no truly global justice."
- Ralph Steadman
(Related: Justice)

"Man has an innate capacity for violence, but can only justify it in the name of justice."
- Ralph Steadman
(Related: Justice, Man, Name, Violence)

"The irony of the Supreme Court hearing on these cases last week and of the outright hostility that the Court has displayed against religion in recent years is that above the head of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a concrete display of the Ten Commandments."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Religion, Court, Hearing, Irony, Justice, Years)

"Law and justice are not always the same."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Justice, Law)

"I am confident that, in the end, common sense and justice will prevail. I'm an optimist, brought up on the belief that if you wait to the end of the story, you get to see the good people live happily ever after."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: People, Belief, Common sense, End, Justice, Will)

"It is part of my faith as a Muslim to try to help those who are suffering from poverty or economic or political injustice."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Faith, Muslim, Help, Injustice, Poverty, Suffering)

"Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Dream, Communism, Corruption, Justice)

"Swift justice demands more than just swiftness."
- Potter Stewart
(Related: Justice)

"Fairness is what justice really is."
- Potter Stewart
(Related: Justice)

"But after the spirit of conquest had changed the first governments, all the succeeding ones have, in general, proved one continued series of injustice, which has reigned in all countries for almost four thousand years."
- Ezra Stiles
(Related: Conquest, Countries, First, Injustice, Spirit, Years)

"In justice to human society it may perhaps be said of almost all the polities and civil institutions in the world, however imperfect, that they have been founded in and carried on with very considerable wisdom."
- Ezra Stiles
(Related: Society, Wisdom, Justice, May, World)

"Besides a happy policy as to civil government, it is necessary to institute a system of law and jurisprudence founded in justice, equity, and public right."
- Ezra Stiles
(Related: Government, Policy, Justice, Law, Public, Right)

"Love is stronger than justice."
- Sting
(Related: Love, Justice)

"Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly, and we shall add to our number those who will turn the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things."
- Lucy Stone
(Related: Truth, Justice, Now, Will)

"And it is no less true, that personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom, the stability, and the integrity of the courts of justice."
- Joseph Story
(Related: Wisdom, Integrity, Justice, Property, Rest, Security, Stability)

"I have to think of my status as a resident in this country. But I do insist that in Paraguay there was order; the judiciary had the power of complete independence; justice was fully exercised."
- Alfredo Stroessner
(Related: Power, Country, Independence, Justice, Order)

"On the justice of the cause of Prince Edouard, adding insurances of greatest sincerity to help it and support it and give him on all occasions of the marks of the same feelings as I have for the King his father."
- Henry Benedict Stuart
(Related: Father, Feelings, Cause, Help, Justice, Sincerity, Support)

"I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for."
- Helen Suzman
(Related: Society, Opportunity, Fighting, Rights, Human rights, Justice, Worth)

"This is always a pain because it's injustice too and so my response to it, I tell you what I am more surprised or horrified at Jews who forget to be humanists than I am at anybody else."
- Janet Suzman
(Related: Forget, Injustice, Pain)

"It is a maxim among these lawyers, that whatever hath been done before, may legally be done again: and therefore they take special care to record all the decisions formerly made against common justice and the general reason of mankind."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Care, Decisions, Justice, Lawyers, Mankind, Maxim, May, Reason)

"Laws and constitutions ought to be weighed... to constitute that which is most conducing to the establishment of justice and liberty."
- Algernon Sydney
(Related: Justice, Laws, Liberty)

"The justice of our cause must be reflected in the manner in which we rectify the crimes of the past."
- Jalal Talabani
(Related: Cause, Justice, Past)

"Justice for the major perpetrators cannot be separated from the vindication of the rights of the individual victim."
- Jalal Talabani
(Related: Rights, Justice)

"When there is time to think about cricket, I think but when there is time to be with family, I try to do justice to that aspect of my life as well."
- Sachin Tendulkar
(Related: Life, Time, Family, Cricket, Justice)

"Extreme law is often extreme injustice."
- Terence
(Related: Extreme, Injustice, Law)

"The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
(Related: Justice, Logic, Passion, Tears)

"Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda."
- Bennie Thompson
(Related: Wisdom, Successful, Court, Rights, Justice, Law, Temperament)

"I think that the justices were totally answering the way that they should. I think that the senators, as best I could tell, for the most part, Democrat and Republican, respected that."
- Fred Thompson
(Related: Republican, Senators)

"Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Injustice)

"If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Government, Nature, Injustice, Law, Machine)

"Truth is always in harmony with herself, and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice that may consist with wrong-doing."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Truth, Harmony, Justice, May, Wrong)

"Justice will not come to Athens until those who are not injured are as indignant as those who are injured."
- Thucydides
(Related: Athens, Justice, Will)

"The same tools we need to use to keep this country safe by bringing terrorists to justice, because I guarantee you, if they have the opportunity and the means, they will take American lives."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Opportunity, American, Country, Justice, Tools, Will)

"Justice has nothing to do with victor nations and vanquished nations, but must be a moral standard that all the world's peoples can agree to. To seek this and to achieve it - that is true civilization."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: Civilization, Justice, Nations, Nothing, World)

"Thus, it was to seek true civilization and true justice for all the peoples of the world, and to view this as the destruction of personal freedom and respect is to be assailed by the hatred and emotion of war, and to make hasty judgments."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: War, Civilization, Destruction, Emotion, Freedom, Hatred, Justice, Respect, World)

"We can today open wide the history of their administrations and point with pride to every act, and challenge the world to point out a single act stained with injustice to the North, or with partiality to their own section."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: History, Act, Challenge, Injustice, Open, Pride, Today, World)

"They enlarged the domains of commerce by treaties with all nations, upon the great principle of equal justice to all nations, and special favors to none."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: Commerce, Favors, Justice, Nations)

"Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices."
- Paul Tournier
(Related: Life, Acceptance, Heredity, Nothing, Resignation, Running, Struggle, Suffering)

"Experience has shown how deeply the seeds of war are planted by economic rivalry and social injustice."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Experience, War, Injustice, Rivalry)

"One thing, however, is sure, - that in all cases the effort should be to impose all the cost of repairing the wrong upon the doer of the wrong. This alone is real justice, and of course such justice is necessarily free."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Effort, Justice, Wrong)

"The moment that justice must be paid for by the victim of injustice it becomes itself injustice."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Injustice)

"The cost of justice can be justly paid only by the invader."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Justice)

"That children shall be compelled to receive religious instruction which is in antagonism to the wishes of their parents, is what no man with say sense of justice would suggest."
- Charles Tupper
(Related: Children, Justice, Man, Parents, Religious, Sense, Wishes)

"Either accept people for what they are, or don't. So, in other words, man, if people don't know me, I think they do themself an injustice. Because, as a whole, I think I'm a good person."
- Ike Turner
(Related: People, Injustice, Man, Words)

"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality."
- Desmond Tutu
(Related: Injustice, Mouse, Neutrality, Will)

"If it is nothingness that awaits us, let us make an injustice of it; let us fight against destiny, even though without hope of victory."
- Miguel de Unamuno
(Related: Hope, Victory, Destiny, Fight, Injustice, Nothingness)

"In the name of justice there cannot be subjection and in the name of peace there cannot be impunity."
- Alvaro Uribe Velez
(Related: Peace, Justice, Name)

"When justice has spoken, humanity must have its turn."
- Pierre Vergniaud
(Related: Humanity, Justice)

"Injustice in the end produces independence."
- Voltaire
(Related: End, Independence, Injustice)

"Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts."
- Voltaire
(Related: Men, Thought, Thoughts, Authority, Injustice, Speech)

"Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices."
- Voltaire
(Related: Power)

"We have an integrated picture of the threat from outside and from within that is provided not only to our foreign ministers but also to our justice and interior ministers."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: Justice)

"Education for all seems to be the product of a type of distributive justice that is in no way related to the individual."
- Abdoulaye Wade
(Related: Education, Justice)

"Sometimes the wheels of justice grind slowly."
- Terry Waite
(Related: Justice)

"All History is current; all injustice continues on some level, somewhere in the world."
- Alice Walker
(Related: History, Injustice, World)

"No one could, therefore, rely on the law, and justice no longer existed."
- William Waller
(Related: Justice, Law)

"Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie."
- Horace Walpole
(Related: Truth, Lie, Virtue, Acting, Injustice)

"I will not attempt to deny the reasonableness and necessity of a party war; but in carrying on that war all principles and rules of justice should not be departed from."
- Robert Walpole
(Related: War, Justice, Necessity, Party, Principles, Rules, Will)

"You sit up there, and you see the whole gamut of human nature. Even if the case being argued involves only a little fellow and $50, it involves justice. That's what is important."
- Earl Warren
(Related: Nature, Being, Human nature, Justice)

"It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive."
- Earl Warren
(Related: Justice, Law, Spirit)

"Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all."
- George Washington
(Related: Faith, Peace, Harmony, Justice, Nations)

"The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government."
- George Washington
(Related: Government, Justice)

"What is so remarkable about the success of affirmative action is that it has been accomplished despite the Justice Department and the policies of the federal government."
- Harold Washington
(Related: Government, Success, Action, Justice, Remarkable)

"Justice deferred is justice denied."
- Diane Watson
(Related: Justice)

"Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Earth, Interest, Justice, Man, Nations)

"All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible."
- Noah Webster
(Related: Men, War, Bible, Ambition, Crime, Injustice, Oppression, Slavery, Vice)

"There is one, and only one, thing in modern society more hideous than crime namely, repressive justice."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Society, Crime, Justice)

"Government has a role as well in what is referred to as redistributive justice."
- William Weld
(Related: Government, Justice)

"Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck."
- Orson Welles
(Related: People, Justice, Luck)

"From the building of the temple of Solomon, which is also treated as a leading epoch in chronology, a new period in the history of worship is accordingly dated, - and to a certain extent with justice."
- Julius Wellhausen
(Related: History, Temple, Building, Justice, Leading, Worship)

"If this work can contribute in any way toward proving this, and at the same time arouse the conscience of the American people to a demand for justice to every citizen, and punishment by law for the lawless, I shall feel I have done my race a service."
- Ida B. Wells
(Related: Time, Work, People, American, Conscience, Justice, Law, Punishment, Race, Service)

"Politics is about the improvement of people's lives. It's about advancing the cause of peace and justice in our country and the world. Politics is about doing well for the people."
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Peace, Politics, People, Cause, Country, Improvement, Justice, World)

"Maybe it's the music that enables them to function like that, to always take everything as it comes and never complain about the misery, hardship or injustice."
- Wim Wenders
(Related: Music, Hardship, Injustice, Misery)

"Justice is a terrible but necessary thing."
- Jessamyn West
(Related: Justice)

"It is equally demonstrable that so far as Texas is concerned, there have been equal confusion, insecurity and injustice in the administration of the State governments."
- William H. Wharton
(Related: Confusion, Injustice, Insecurity, State)

"Whoever tramples on the plea for justice temperately made in the name of peace only outrages peace and kills something fine in the heart of man which God put there when we got our manhood."
- William Allen White
(Related: Peace, God, Heart, Justice, Man, Name)

"Peace without justice is tyranny."
- William Allen White
(Related: Peace, Justice, Tyranny)

"The absolute pacifist is a bad citizen; times come when force must be used to uphold right, justice and ideals."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Force, Ideals, Justice, Right)

"Judging from the main portions of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: History, Jeopardy, Justice, World)

"There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest."
- Elie Wiesel
(Related: Time, Injustice, May, Protest)

"Justice for crimes against humanity must have no limitations."
- Simon Wiesenthal
(Related: Humanity, Justice, Limitations)

"Poverty is restriction and as such, it is the greatest injustice you can perpetrate upon yourself."
- Stuart Wilde
(Related: Injustice, Poverty)

"There may be more poetry than justice in poetic justice."
- George Will
(Related: Poetry, Justice, May)

"Christians should emphatically be campaigning for justice for the poor - but the Church is not a campaign."
- Rowan D. Williams
(Related: Church, Justice, Poor)

"Unless physicians stand together to fight threats and injustices, our practices cannot remain viable in the future."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Fight, Future, Physicians)

"She wanted us to feel we were above everyone in the town. She really did tell us that we were related to Chief Justice John Marshall, and that may have been true. I never did bother to find out."
- Fay Wray
(Related: Justice, May)

"Justice is like a train that is nearly always late."
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
(Related: Justice)

"The Justices are currently considering a case, argued last month, which seeks to extend the writ of habeas corpus to al Qaeda and Taliban detainees at Guantanamo."
- John Yoo
"The things that make me very angry are injustice and bullying. If I see someone bullying a woman or child in the street, or kicking a dog, I go completely mad."
- Susannah York
(Related: Injustice, Woman)

"Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty. Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace. Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice."
- Lin Yutang
(Related: Peace, Justice, Lawyers, Liberty, Soldiers)

"We would, however, perform an injustice to the bourgeois women's rights movement if we would regard it as solely motivated by economics. No, this movement also contains a more profound spiritual and moral aspect."
- Clara Zetkin
(Related: Women, Economics, Rights, Injustice, Spiritual)

"I believe in justice, maybe not in this life, but there has to be justice. And if there isn't a God, I think it would be very depressing. I'd prefer to believe there is."
- David Zucker
(Related: God, Life, Justice)