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Justification Quotes

Justification is the act of justifying an act as reasonable or necessary. In other words, it’s the act of proclaiming a reprobate as righteous. Justification doesn’t make one righteous, rather it just proclaims one as righteous by vindicating and reasoning. At times, an act of behavior may come across as totally irrational to us. But from the perspective of the doer of the action, the behavior might seem absolutely normal and rational. Justification helps to see the other side of the coin and even assert it. For famous explanation quotations and sayings, read on.

John Dryden

Successful crimes alone are justified.

Dr. Seuss

I meant what I said and I said what I meant.


Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices.

Edgar Watson Howe

Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.

Adolf Hitler

Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.

William Blake

Christ's crucifix shall be made an excuse for executing criminals.

Billy Graham

Everybody has a little bit of Watergate in him.

Marcel Proust

A woman one loves rarely suffices for all our needs, so we deceive her with another whom we do not love.

Gloria Steinem

From pacifist to terrorist, each person condemns violence - and then adds one cherished case in which it may be justified.

Chuck Palahniuk

Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?

Ambrose Bierce

Convent - a place of retirement for women who wish for leisure to meditate upon the sin of idleness.

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.

Bill Maher

We are a nation that is unenlightened because of religion. I do believe that. I think religion stops people from thinking. I think it justified crazies.

Gene Tierney

I was plunged into what was known as the debutante social whirl. This was one of the ways fathers justified their own hard work and sacrifices.

Dwight L. Moody

There's no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself.

Henry Ward Beecher

All men are tempted. There is no man that lives that can't be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot.

Hillary Clinton

Today we voted as Democrats and Republicans. Tomorrow we begin again as New Yorkers.

Leon Trotsky

The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.

Charles Dickens

Do you spell it with a "V" or a "W"?' inquired the judge. 'That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord'.

Edgar Watson Howe

Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk.

C. S. Lewis

An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason.

Pay no attention to the faults of others, things done or left undone by others. Consider only what by oneself is done or left undone.