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Justice quotes (53)

Delay in justice is injustice.
Walter Savage Landor   Category: Justice

I never promised you a rose garden.
Proverb   Category: Justice

I believe that justice is instinct and innate the moral sense is as much a part of our constitution as the threat of feeling seeing and hearing.
Thomas Jefferson   Category: Justice

A fox should not be of the jury at a gooses trial.
Thomas Fuller   Category: Justice

That it is better 100 guilty persons should escape than that one innocent person should suffer is a maxim that has been long and generally approved.
Benjamin Franklin   Category: Justice

I'm arm'd with more than complete steelThe justice of my quarrel.
Unknown   Category: Justice

Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice neither in my opinion is safe.
Edmund Burke   Category: Justice

Children are innocent and love justice while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton   Category: Justice

Justice will not come to Athens until those who are not injured are as indignant as those who are injured.
Thucydides   Category: Justice

There is always a time to make right What is wrong.
Susan Griffin   Category: Justice

The hungry judges soon the sentence sign And wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
Alexander Pope   Category: Justice

Justice can seem to be so very demanding. But we must learn that when we put everything as right as we can put it right it is Justice who invokes the Atonement orders the adversary off our property and posts the notice that his agents will make no more collections from us. Our debt will have been paid in full by the only perfect pure person who ever lived.
Boyd K. Packer   Category: Justice

Acquired by all mankind that it seems to be independent of all law all party all religion.
ltaire   Category: Justice

The death penalty is not about vengeance or deterrence. It is about justice. It is a measure of a nations's civility and moral backbone that it rewards and punishes in due measure for great deeds and heinous crimes. So along with Nobel prizes for great accomplishments humans must also be brave enough and morally confident enough to exact severe penalties for those who commit the worst deed known to humankind: murder.
David Elmore   Category: Justice

Theres the Kings Messenger. Hes in prison now being punished: and the trial doesnt begin until next Wednesday: and of course the crime comes last of all. Suppose he never commits the crime? said Alice. That would be all the better wouldnt it? the Queen said.
Lewis Carroll   Category: Justice

Too often we seek justice for just us.
James Thom   Category: Justice

Justice is the firm and continuous desire to render to everyone that which is his due.
Justinian   Category: Justice

Justice remains the greatest power on earth. To that tremendous power alone will we submit.
Harry S. Truman   Category: Justice

Justice voiceless unseen seeth thee when thou sleepest and when thou goest forth and when thou liest down. Continually doth she attend thee now aslant thy course now at a later time. These lines are from a section of doubtful or spurious fragments.
Aeschylus   Category: Justice

Justice cannot be for one side alone but must be for both.
Eleanor Roosevelt   Category: Justice

Between friends there is no need of justice.
Aristotle   Category: Justice

When one has been threatened with a great injustice one accepts a smaller as a favour.
Jane Welsh Carlyle   Category: Justice

Justice is the bread of the nation; it is always hungry for it.
François-Rene de Chateaubriand   Category: Justice

Justice is the first virtue of those who command And stops the complaints of those who obey.
Denis Diderot   Category: Justice

One mans word is no mans word; we should quietly hear both sides.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe   Category: Justice

Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so.
Samuel Johnson   Category: Justice

A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; But when he gives voice to the rules of love and justice he is godlike.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   Category: Justice

Justice without wisdom is impossible.
Froude   Category: Justice

Whoever fights whoever falls Justice conquers evermore.
Douglas Jerrold   Category: Justice

Justice is better than chivalry if we cannot have both.
Alice Stone Blackwell   Category: Justice

Justice is the crowning glory of the virtues.
Marcus Tullius Cicero   Category: Justice

Sir I say that justice is truth in action.
Benjamin Disraeli   Category: Justice

Justice is having and doing what is ones own.
Plato   Category: Justice

The sentiment of justice is so natural and so universally acquired by all mankind that it seems to be independent of all law all party all religion.
Francois Voltaire   Category: Justice

The love of Justice in most men is simply the fear of suffering Injustice.
François Duc de La Rochefoucauld   Category: Justice

The price of Justice is eternal publicity.
Enoch Arnold Bennett   Category: Justice

Justice sir is the great interest of man on earth.
Daniel Webster   Category: Justice

No question is ever settled Until it is settled right.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox   Category: Justice

Let justice be done though the heavens fall.
Henry David Thoreau   Category: Justice

Let justice be done though the world perish.
Emperor Ferdinand I   Category: Justice

If you want peace work for justice.
Paul VI   Category: Justice

Failure and success are not accidents but the strictest justice.
Alexander Smith   Category: Justice

I will be as harsh as truth and as uncompromising as justice.
William Garrison   Category: Justice

There is a point at which even justice does injury.
Sophocles   Category: Justice

Justice is incidental to law and order.
J. Edgar Hoover   Category: Justice

Recompense injury with justice and recompense kindness with kindness.
Kung Fu-tzu Confucius   Category: Justice

Whatever is is in its causes just.
John Dryden   Category: Justice

Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate.
Robert Green Ingersoll   Category: Justice

A just man is not one who does no ill But he who with the power has not the will.
Philemon   Category: Justice

Justice is justice though its always delayed and finally done only by mistake.
George Bernard Shaw   Category: Justice

Justice delayed is justice denied.
William Ewart Gladstone   Category: Justice

Though force can protect in emergency only justice fairness consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.
General Dwight David Eisenhower   Category: Justice

An honest man nearly always thinks justly.
Jean Jacques Rousseau   Category: Justice