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Justice Quotes

An eye for an eye can make the whole world blind but then, on second thought, it also vindicates justice. Justice states that anyone who commits a wrong are entitled to receive a similar amount of action as a compensation of his wrong deed. Broadly speaking, justice is often inferred as anything, which is right, fair and appropriate. When any unfair act is evened out, justice is achieved. If you are looking for justice quotes, then these famous rightfulness quotations and sayings should leave you with ample of quote options.

Barack Obama

We need to keep making our streets safer and our criminal justice system fairer - our homeland more secure, our world more peaceful and sustainable for the next generation.

Alexander Hamilton

Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint.

John McCain

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.

Desmond Tutu

Exclusion is never the way forward on our shared paths to freedom and justice.

Blaise Pascal

Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.

D. H. Lawrence

Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.

Samuel Johnson

Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

We are fighting for an unapologetic movement for economic, social, and racial justice in the United States.

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Malcolm X

I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it's for or against.

Richard Burton

You may be as vicious about me as you please. You will only do me justice.

Abbie Hoffman

Expedience, not justice, is the rule of contemporary American law.

John McCain

In the real world, as lived and experienced by real people, the demand for human rights and dignity, the longing for liberty and justice and opportunity, the hatred of oppression and corruption and cruelty is reality.

Frederick Douglass

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.

This character matters so much to so many people. I want to get that right. I want to do it justice. I want people to believe in the character and have faith in the character and kids to grow up wanting to be Superman. Or, God forbid, there's people who are going through hardship and wishing that this character would turn up and save them.

Mitch McConnell

The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice.

Tom Hayden

The peace and justice movement has to expand and not run away from the plight of gang members.

Brett Kavanaugh

Justice Kennedy devoted his career to securing liberty. I am deeply honored to be nominated to fill his seat on the Supreme Court.

Thomas Paine

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.

James Baldwin

It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.

Alexander Hamilton

I think the first duty of society is justice.

Adolf Hitler

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.

George Washington

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.

Epicurus

There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men.

Malcolm De Chazal

The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.

Sandra Day O'Connor

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.

Malcolm X

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.

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Francis Bacon

Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.

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Steve King

Equal justice under the law, even if it's your mother. That was a point of admiration in our household. It was drilled into me.

Blaise Pascal

Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty, justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.

Alexander Hamilton

Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.

Mitch McConnell

It is a president's constitutional right to nominate a Supreme Court justice, and it is the Senate's constitutional right to act as a check on a president and withhold its consent.

Theodore Roosevelt

The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly.

Thomas Jefferson

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.

Robert Kennedy

Martin Luther King dedicated his life to love and to justice between fellow human beings. He died in the cause of that effort.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in the circumstances confronting him.

Benjamin Disraeli

Justice is truth in action.

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Gloria Steinem

Law and justice are not always the same.

Martin Luther

Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.

Kamala Harris

To change criminal justice policy in any meaningful way means to propose changing a very longstanding system. It's not realistic to think you can do it overnight.

Nora Fatehi

Doing a remake of an iconic song is always nerve-racking because you never know if you can actually do justice to it.

Winston Churchill

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.

The glory of justice and the majesty of law are created not just by the Constitution - nor by the courts - nor by the officers of the law - nor by the lawyers - but by the men and women who constitute our society - who are the protectors of the law as they are themselves protected by the law.

Gloria Steinem

Every social justice movement that I know of has come out of people sitting in small groups, telling their life stories, and discovering that other people have shared similar experiences.

Queen Elizabeth II

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.

Epicurus

Justice... is a kind of compact not to harm or be harmed.

Adam Smith

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.

Mahatma Gandhi

There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.

Saint Augustine

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?

Francis Bacon

If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.

The travail of freedom and justice is not easy, but nothing serious and important in life is easy. The history of humanity has been a continuing struggle against temptation and tyranny - and very little worthwhile has ever been achieved without pain.

Phyllis Diller

My photographs don't do me justice - they just look like me.

Adam Smith

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.

Lady Gaga

When there's justice and change, you start to see the cleansing of the soul, and that is what I want for people, and I hope it's okay for me to say those things.

Charles Dickens

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

Aristotle

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.

William Makepeace Thackeray

The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion.

Anton Chekhov

Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.

Simone Weil

There is one, and only one, thing in modern society more hideous than crime namely, repressive justice.

The most significant civil rights problem is voting. Each citizen's right to vote is fundamental to all the other rights of citizenship and the Civil Rights Acts of 1957 and 1960 make it the responsibility of the Department of Justice to protect that right.

John Stuart Mill

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.

George W. Bush

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.

Joseph Addison

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.

Saint Augustine

Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.

D. H. Lawrence

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.

Horace

Fidelity is the sister of justice.

Abraham Lincoln

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.

Angelina Jolie

I am a strong believer that without justice, there is no peace. No lasting peace, anyway.

Helen Keller

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.

Kamala Harris

I was born realizing the flaws in the criminal justice system.

Plato

Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.

Tom Stoppard

For me, human rights simply endorse a view of life and a set of moral values that are perfectly clear to an eight-year-old child. A child knows what is fair and isn't fair, and justice derives from that knowledge.

Plato

Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.

Blaise Pascal

Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.

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Sandra Day O'Connor

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.

Antonin Scalia

The American people have determined that the good to be derived from capital punishment - in deterrence, and perhaps most of all in the meting out of condign justice for horrible crimes - outweighs the risk of error.

Martin Luther

Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.

Walt Whitman

Judging from the main portions of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.

George W. Bush

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.

Kamala Harris

Generally speaking, the public appetite for criminal justice policy is just tough talk.

Saint Augustine

Punishment is justice for the unjust.

Khalil Gibran

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?

Our daily deeds as ordinary South Africans must produce an actual South African reality that will reinforce humanity's belief in justice, strengthen its confidence in the nobility of the human soul, and sustain all our hopes for a glorious life for all.

Barack Obama

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.

Groucho Marx

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.

I was nominated at first by a group called Justice Democrats. They were trying to essentially field non-corporate candidates in the 2018 midterm election. They were looking for people with a history of community service, and my name had come across their desk, and they called.

Lawyers have their duties as citizens, but they also have special duties as lawyers. Their obligations go far deeper than earning a living as specialists in corporation or tax law. They have a continuing responsibility to uphold the fundamental principles of justice from which the law cannot depart.

Robert Browning

God's justice, tardy though it prove perchance, Rests never on the track until it reach Delinquency.

Baltasar Gracian

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.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Collegiality is crucial to the success of our mission. We could not do the job the Constitution assigns to us if we didn't - to use one of Justice Antonin Scalia's favorite expressions - 'Get over it!'

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

I don't think that a Justice should have uppermost in her mind, 'A Democratic president appointed me, so I must leave to be sure that another Democratic president can appoint my successor.'

Kamala Harris

We need to incorporate that age-old concept of redemption into the work that we do in the criminal justice system in California.

Albert Einstein

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.

Robert Kennedy

The ultimate relationship between justice and law will be an eternal subject for speculation and analysis. But it may be said that in a democratic society, law is the form which free men give to justice.

Maya Angelou

It is impossible to struggle for civil rights, equal rights for blacks, without including whites. Because equal rights, fair play, justice, are all like the air: we all have it, or none of us has it. That is the truth of it.

Blaise Pascal

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.

It is justice and respect that I want the world to dust off and put - without delay, and with tenderness - back on the head of the Palestinian child. It will be imperfect justice and respect because the injustice and disrespect have been so severe. But I believe we are right to try.

H. L. Mencken

Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.

Plato

Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.

Francis Bacon

The place of justice is a hallowed place.