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Charity isn't a good substitute for justice
Jonathan Kozol
Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
Horace
He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when sentence was about to be pronounced pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan
Abraham Lincoln
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
I distrust the incommunicable; it is the source of all violence
Jean-Paul Sartre
I fear you do not fully comprehend the danger of abridging the liberties of the people. Nothing but the sternest necessity can ever justify it. A government had better go to the extreme of toleration, than to do aught that could be construed into an interference with, or to jeopardize in any degree, the common rights of its citizens.
Abraham Lincoln
If you want peace, work for justice.
Henry Louis Mencken
In order to know what [the law] is, we must know what it has been, and what it tends to become.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law
Thomas Hobbes
Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.
Blaise Pascal
Justice belongs to those who claim it, but let the claimant beware lest he create new injustice by his claim and thus set the bloody pendulum of revenge into its inexorable motion
Frank Herbert
Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Justice has nothing to do with what goes on in a courtroom; Justice is what comes out of a courtroom
Clarence Darrow
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
Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in the circumstances confronting him
St. Thomas Aquinas
Justice is a terrible but necessary thing
Jessamyn West
Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes.
Daniel Defoe
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
Justice is having and doing what is one's own
Plato
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