Quotation Explorer - 'Justice'

Peace is not the absence of war but the presence of justice. - Harrison Ford
The problem with our sense of justice is we always seemed to be kind to beautiful and attractive criminals. - M.F. Moonzajer
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 M. Goldwater
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are. - Benjamin Franklin
Devoid of any real liberty or justice, America and her children had fallen prey to what amounted to little more than a thinly veiled dictatorship. She now represented not the proud citadel of freedom, but the failed experiment of democracy. - Eric J. Martindale
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope. - Sir Winston Churchill
Jessica Parker. You posses an exceptional gift of leadership. We honor your unwavering determination and your steadfast loyalty. You are a champion of justice and a true visionary guardian of the world. - Kay Cassidy
The profoundest of all sensualitiesis the sense of truthand the next deepest sensual experienceis the sense of justice. - D.H. Lawrence
...A world is supported by four things...the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the righteous and the valor of the brave. But all of these are as nothing without a ruler who knows the art of ruling. - Frank Herberterbert
If justice fails in the courtroom, it will not prevail in society.A broken Justice System does not protect the rights of all people. - Ellen J. Barrier
A slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown. - Albert Camus
The pursuit of knowledge for its own sake, an almost fanatical love of justice, and the desire for personal independence - these are the features of Jewish tradition that make me thank my stars that I belong to it. - Albert Einstein
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice. - H. L. Mencken
A thought for this Damocletian Age: the trouble with justice is it just isn't it? - Nanamoli Thera
We desire justice, and justice has never been obtained in haste and strong feeling. - Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Silence is for fools. Communication is for leaders. Justice is for those brave enough to not stand another moment dealing with people that feel the solution to any problem is through cold indifference because of their lack of courage and insecurities. - Shannon L. Alder
Justice is paramount. The new judgement is the justice of the hidden time. - Compton Gage
Justice has to be cold. Deal with it; it's just ice. - Natalya Vorobyova
Without books, God is silent, justice dormant, natural science at a stand, philosophy lame, letters dumb, and all things involved in darkness. - Thomas Bartholin
The greatest justice in life is that your vision and looks tend to go simultaneously. - Kevin Bacon
Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life."[ Live 8 Concert, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 July 2005] - Nelson Mandela
Sympathy of victims and humanity of us question the stronghold of integrity towards justice. - M.F. Moonzajer
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
There is enough mystery in human nature to keep the world stuck in a perpetual state of righteous speculation. Only the wise and compassionate will rise above it, with enough vision to see that inconsistency is a normal occurrence, during the spiritual battle of forgiveness and justice. - Shannon L. Alder
Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another. - Italian Proverb
Dear and most respected bookcase! I welcome your existence, which has for over one hundred years been devoted to the radiant ideals of goodness and justice. - Anton Chekhov
Justice is the virtue we 'd rather have done unto others than practiced on ourselves. - Jonathan V. Last
I can never do justice to the great feeling of amazement and encouragement I felt when, perhaps for the first time in American history, white citizens of a Southern state banded together to come to Selma and show their indignation about the injustices against the African-Americans. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered. - Aristotle
Unnecessary bureaucracy hinders creativity, growth, justice and the attainment of peace. - Widad Akreyi
So after all justice comes...(Person of Interest) - Deyth Banger
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. - Groucho Marx
Terror is nothing other than justice, prompt, severe, inflexible; it is therefore an emanation of virtue; it is not so much a special principle as it is a consequence of the general principle of democracy applied to our country's most urgent needs. - Maximilien Robespierre
The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others. - Theodore Roosevelt
Justice, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Some see an innocent victim. Others will see evil incarnate getting exactly what's deserved. - Emily Thorne
Law is for everyone, justice is for few. - Sercan Leylek
Against eternal injustice, man must assert justice, and to protest against the universe of grief, he must create happiness. - Albert Camus
Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy. - Wendell Berry
Some of the toughest ayaat in the Quran have Allah's name "ar-Rahman" in them to make it clear that just because Allah is the Most Merciful, it doesn't mean He's not going to carry out justice. - Nouman Ali Khan
The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever. - Thomas Jefferson
You might lose battles in your life time. However, every person that stands bravely on the side of justice, for people that have no voice, wins the true battle---Gods. - Shannon L. Alder
Kindness is the best form of justice. - Debasish Mridha
Efficiency was just a measurement of how fast money moved from the poor to the rich. We prefer the opposite of efficiency, which is to say, justice. - Kim Stanley Robinson
Some seek only the appearance of justice and virtues. Some seek real justice and virtues. Some others are too lazy to search at all. - Klaudio Marashi
Those who oppose equality, compassion and social justice have been on the wrong side of history time and time again. - Laurence Overmire
Some things are worth believing in. That the little guy can make it. Every single life has value and is worth living. That honor and integrity do matter. That justice will prevail if not in this life then the next, and that God does exist. And what we do in our lives matters. - Glenn Beck
You Who'd be Wise" from "Ben Mishle" written sometime between 1013 and 1050 C.E.You who'd be wiseshould inquire into the nature of justice and evilfrom your teachers,seekers like yourself, and the studentswho question your answer. - Shmuel HaNagid
What is the end of our revolution? The tranquil enjoyment of liberty and equality; the reign of that eternal justice, the laws of which are graven, not on marble or stone, but in the hearts of men, even in the heart of the slave who has forgotten them, and in that of the tyrant who disowns them. - Maximilien Robespierre
Justice suffers when men refuse to stand firm for what is right. - Sunday Adelaja
This reasonable moderator, and equal piece of justice, Death. - Thomas Browne
You can never let your compassion stand in the way of justice because when you do, other people get hurt. - Donna Lynn Hope
Knowledge which is divorced from justice may be called cunning rather than wisdom. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice. - Martin Luther King Jr.
There can be no justice so long as law is absolute. Even life itself is an excercise in exceptions.When has justice ever been as simple as a rule-book? - Riker - The Next Generation (season 1 epis. 7: Justice)
He was a serial dater, and she was a serial killer. Justice brought them together. - Natalya Vorobyova
Justice is the greatest interest of man on earth. - Daniel Webster
No reason for a feverish rush For we will all arrive in the same place At the right time. Justice will be served. There will be no better or worse, No big and small, no rewards, no punishment, No guilt, no judges, no hierarchies; Only silent equality. - Dejan Stojanovic
Whenever justice to ordinary men, widows, orphans, poor, disadvantaged and the general mass is delayed or denied, that leads to God’s frustration. At a time like that, God laments, WHERE IS A MAN - Sunday Adelaja
Having supplied them with names, omnipotence, justice, knowledge, Providence, - what are they?
A blind Justice is merely an impartial Justice. True Justice would have eyes in the back of her head and a pair of mismatched shoes. - Eli Ashpence
i believe in the freedom of state where every people have to right develop their culture and maintain the democracy while two things are very essential justice and equality - Long Live Pakistan and Happy Independence Day - Avinash Advani
Truth and justice are commonly found in the personality of the paranoid delusional - Russian, Unknown
For children are innocent and love justice, while most of us are wicked and naturally prefer mercy. - G.K. Chesterton
Nobody wants justice.
The things that count the most (love, joy, justice, and grace) cannot be counted. - Orrin Woodward
Justice has a right to protest against injustice. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
justice is not only the way we punish those who do wrong. It is also the way we try to save them. - Gregory David Roberts
The demand for justice always exceeds the supply. - Marty Rubin
Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.
Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice. - George Goethals
Somewhere along the way, Capitalism reduced the idea of justice to mean just "human rights," and the idea of dreaming of equality became blasphemous. We are not fighting to tinker with reforming a system that needs to be replaced. - Arundhati Roy
I do not support vengeance. I support justice. They are not one in the same. - Mark Andrew Poe
True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice. - Jane Addams
Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create. - Pope John Paul II
The problem is that, when places like Saudi Arabia just implement the penal code, and don’t provide the social and economic justice of the Sharia—the whole package—they simply engender hatred toward the Sharia. - Anjem Choudary
Truth can hurt, but truth will bring you justice. Embrace the pain, and the truth shall set you free. - Lik Hock Yap Ivan
Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice. - Aristotle
A centre of racism is a point of pain, a point of no justice and a house of oppression. - Auliq Ice
Why must Justice have a color? Is it the same "REASON" that the sky are "BLUE? - Henry Johnson Jr
We have allowed the system to be so corrupted that many want justice to be "empathetic," not blind. - Glenn Beck
Mercy without justice is the mother of dissolution; justice without mercy is cruelty. - Thomas Aquinas
We are never short on opportunities to answer the call to assist the widows, support the homeless, stand up for justice and to preach Christ crucified and resurrected. That is the true calling of every believer. - Andrena Sawyer
We can not begin to administer justice without understanding the concept of truth and mercy. - Paul Bamikole
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique. - John Dewey
NO TRUTH, NO LIGHTNo truth, no equality. No equality, no justice. No justice, no peace. No peace, no love. No love, only darkness. - Suzy Kassem
Allowing ourselves to become a nation of silent, secretive, timid citizens is likely to result in a system of democracy and justice that is neither very democratic nor very just. - Dahlia Lithwick
A soul of hospitality and a heart of humanity is a house of love, peace, freedom, liberty and justice. - Auliq Ice
It is essential that justice be done, it is equally vital that justice not be confused with revenge, for the two are wholly different. - Oscar Arias
Hospitality is the practice of God's welcome by reaching across difference to participate in God's actions bringing justice and healing to our world in crisis. - Letty M. Russell
Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed. - Epicurus
To please God, live a godly life and nurture kindness, compassion, justice, and humility. - Jim George
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
As long as people will shed the blood of innocent creatures there can be no peace, no liberty, no harmony between people. Slaughter and justice cannot dwell together. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Revenge is a kind of justice. But it is applicable only in wild and lawless places. Says Bhutta - M.K. Bhutta
Let's make justice a process, not an afterthought - Simon Tam
Sex is mathematics. Individuality no longer an issue. What does intelligence signify? Define reason. Desire - meaningless. Intellect is not a cure. Justice is dead. - Bret Easton Ellis
If it were not for injustice, men would not know justice. - Heraclitus
For if our bodies aren’t our own,And justice isn’t ours,And our love is just a sin,And voices by the peopleAre no longer for the people,What have we left to lose? - Phar West Nagle
Justice is truth in action.~ BENJAMIN DISRAELI, speech, Feb. 11, 1851 - Benjamin Disraeli
Men after the heart of God become the moral conscience, the guidance and custodians of justice, not simply in the security of the four walls of their church - Sunday Adelaja
I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people. - Rosa Parks
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.
The sword of justice has no scabbard. - Antione De Riveral
When one treats people with benevolence, justice, and righteoousness, and reposes confidence in them, the army will be united in mind and all will be happy to serve their leaders'. - Sun Tzu
I realized that all my life, my values were based upon typical middle-class American values: hard work, doing good, living well, owning things, following the rules & being the best I can be... but God clearly says, "those are not MY values. I value justice, mercy & humility. - John Green
No matter how powerful, countries cannot rule the whole world. The world is ruled by brains, by justice, by morals and by fairness. - Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
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
Let me remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And let me also remind you that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. - Barry Goldwater
Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism. - Dorothy Thompson
Plant your flag, respectfully stand for truth, justice, and freedom for all. - L.M. Fields
Without peace, justice and freedom, the true value and dignity of mankind disappears. - Auliq Ice
We think that mercy is a sweeter and easier thing than justice, but it is not so; for justice takes us as we are, but mercy assaults us and batters at the gates of our heart, demanding that we be made new...Sometimes sorrow is easier than joy, and despair more comforting that hope. - Anthony Esolen
Justice is a necessity for a fair and free society. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint. - Alexander Hamilton
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe. - Edmund Burke
We tend to think that God doesn’t struggle with mundane things like frustrations and anger. But one of his major points of frustrations is WHEN there is no man to stand for justice, fairness and equity - Sunday Adelaja
Calamity with us, is made an excuse for doing wrong. With them, it is erected into a reason for their doing right. This is really the justice of rich to poor, and I protest against it because it is so. - Charles Dickens
I am against justice whenever it is carried out by a mob. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Do not follow the crowd in doing wrong. . . do not pervert justice by siding with the crowd. - Exodus 23 2 NIVHoly Bible
Did you see any of those who are downtrodden, would that justice help them? Anyone oppressed and suppressed around you take a decision, make plans, strategize, to begin to proclaim and establish justice in your world. - Sunday Adelaja
Justice isn’t about fixing the past; it’s about healing the past's future. - Jackson Burnett
Whether we bring our enemies to justice or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done. - George W. Bush
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
He laid the foundation of a universal government. His law was one for all. Equal justice and love for everyone. - George Rivorie
Justice never sleeps. - Tadahiko Nagao
He presented justice as a psychological relief. - Jill Leovy
I therefore submit to you that what qualifies a person to be called a man according to God, is the ability of the individual to live by the right standard and values that heaven values. Standards like, justice, judgement, truth and equity. - Sunday Adelaja
Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity. - Seneca
Only he is free who cultivates his own thoughts, and strives without fear to do justice to them. - Berthold Auerbach
Justice without mercy is tyranny - E'Jéi Osborne
Life of a man revolves around happiness and sadness, love and hatred, crime and justice, riddles and solutions, positives and negatives, and then there’s an ultimate end; death. - Aiysha Abbas
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
In the halls of justice, the only justice is in the halls. - Lenny Bruce
There is no justice here; there is no justice there; there is no justice anywhere! - Mehmet Murat ildan
God is neither just nor unjust. ‘No one be hurt in the slightest’; that is God’s language. Justice and injustice is people’s language. - Dada Bhagwan
God's judgment is not like man's judgment. It is not a suspension of His Love but an extension of His Love. His justice is always righteous, so His judgment is always Love. - Criss Jami
Above all things, never think that you're not visible to the naked eye or Justice. ~ - Biniam Yibaleh
There is no point of relaying statistics on rape because for every figure given there are thousands missing, unreported. It is a shameful state we have created where a victim chooses to endure the pain and suffering, silenced by fear that judgment will come before justice. - Aysha Taryam
A great leader acknowledges his or her finitude, and depends fully on the mighty powerful arm of strength of a Great God, to execute equity and justice for all. - Josephine Akhagbeme
Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained. - James A. Garfield
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
Leading a nation requires sacrifice; justice is the first one. - M.F. Moonzajer
Justice requires that you should not place the burdens of one man on the shoulders of another man, even though he is better able to bear them. In plainer words, that you should not make one set of men pay for what is used by another set of men. - Auberon Herbert
If you can bow in front of the justice at the height of your power, it means that you are really a just person! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Justice fails because victims used to be too kind and criminals too clever. - M.F. Moonzajer
Courage is of no value unless accompanied by justice; yet if all men became just, there would be no need for courage. - Agesilaus the Second
But government in which the majority rule in all cases can not be based on justice, even as far as men understand it. - Henry David Thoreau
Two wrongs don't make a right, but neither does one. Revenge may seem petty by day, but on some nights she becomes Justice. - Ashly Lorenzana
It is reasonable that everyone who asks justice should do justice - Thomas Jefferson
Collective violence has flowed regularly out of the central political processes of western countries... The oppressed have struck in the name of justice, the privileged in the name of order, the in-between in the name of fear. - Charles Tilly
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to the more ought law to weed it out. - Sir Francis Bacon
Everybody loves to see justice done on somebody else. - Bruce Cockburn
Men who know God and his heart, would not hide behind their pulpit when justice is been ridiculed in their society - Sunday Adelaja
The Pledge of Allegiance says 'liberty and justice for all'. Which part of 'all' don't you understand? - Pat Schroeder
Justice is mean't for everyone no matter the race no matter the background it should be equal for everyone. - Mike "The Sweet One" Desert
The kosmos works by harmony of tensions, like lyre and bow. Good and evil are one. On the one hand God sees all as well, fair, and good; on the other hand a human being sees injustice here, justice there. Justice in our minds is strife. We cannot help but see war makes us as we are. - Heraclitus
We have the librarians on our side. We have *justice* on our side. - Polly Shulman
...legal procedure has always tacitly been concerned with human relations, rather than abstract justice, and that consequently in spite of the legal codes it is really the human relations underneath that determine the verdicts in the courts. - James Jones
Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both. - Eleanor Roosevelt
For we both alike know that into the discussion of human affairs the question of justice enters only where the pressure of necessity is equal, and that the powerful exact when they can, and the weak grant what they must. - Thucydides
Right person suffers a lot than wrong person in that place where injustice is called justice. - Faisal Nawaz Maitlo
Don't talk about love, But speak out of love cause most of the liars are only perfect of talking about nothing but passion & don't talk about justice, But speak out of justice cause most of the oppressors are only perfect of talking about nothing but rightness. - Ibrahim Aslan
Crime is an attitude learnt overtime and can be as a result of condition of place one has found himself. Crime can be graded, so it's possible environment can affect high class rich and low class poor. Therefore criminal justice system is supposed to be graded as to achieve equity in result. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
Sometimes justice is better served by those who have experienced the pain - Mark W. Boyer
It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive. - Earl Warren
The more laws, the less justice. - Cicero
I am a warrior in the time of women warriors; the longing for justice is the sword I carry. - Sonia Johnson
A soul that is kind and intends justice discovers more than any sophist - Sophocles
A justice-thirsty country needs nothing but justice, neither bread nor anything else, only justice! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
Justice does not come from the outside. It comes from inner peace. - Barbara Hall
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole. - Malcolm X
All the buildings of justice will remain idle on the day when all men have high conscience! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A federation of all humanity, together with a sufficient measure of social justice, to ensure health, education, and a rough equality of opportunity to most of the children born into the world, would mean such a release and increase of human energy as to open a new phase in human history. - H.G. Wells
Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice. - Miguel De Cervantes
Justice is a machine that, when someone has once given it the starting push, rolls on of itself. - , Justice [1910], act II - John Galsworthy
Fiat justitia, ruat caelum. (Let justice be done, though the heavens may fall.) - Anonymous
Too many young Indigenous members of our community are being caught up in the criminal justice system, with an increasing number of cases resulting in notably unjust and undue outcomes, primarily due to the lack of resources available - Abdullah Reslan Lawyer
The nature of everything is, fair and based on justice. We make that unfair and unjust. - Ehsan Sehgal
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.
Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it. - William Penn
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
Reason and Justice tell me that there is more love of man in electricity and steam, than in chastity and refusal to eat meat.
While watching the current state of America, I have concluded we should welcome the truth no matter how it arrives and justice no matter who or what it affects. When we don't, we become a vessel of mendacity and hypocrisy. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Justice is doing for others what we would want done for us. - Gary Haugen
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
Justice delayed, is justice denied. - William Gladstone
Proverbs 21:15 NIV:When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers. - Anonymous
We have the wolf by the ears; and we can neither hold him, nor safely let him go. Justice is in one scale, and self-preservation in the other. - Thomas Jefferson
Justice suffers when men refuse to stand firm for what is right. If we don’t fight lawlessness, it prevails. If we don’t establish the truth in our nations, truth becomes foreign in the country. God says there is no man when there is nobody who stands for the truth. - Sunday Adelaja
Words cannot do justice to the pleasures of a good bookshop. Ironically.( Trafalgar Square) - Waterstones
The person who has trust in divine justice is neither upset when treated unfairly, nor seeks his justice; on the contrary, he accepts the false accusations as if they were true, and does not try to convince others that he has been slandered; instead he asks to be forgiven... - Elder Paisios of the Holy Mountain
Nowadays the job of the judge is not to do justice. The judge is more of a functionary . He's like a civil servant whose job is to interpret words written down by another branch of the government, whether those words are just or not. - Stephan Kinsella
Do you notice the abused of your society? Take a decision, make plans, strategize, to begin to proclaim and establish justice in your world. - Sunday Adelaja
As mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality. - President George Washington
One [dogma] is that violence is caused by a deficit of morality and justice. On the contrary, violence is often caused by a surfeit of morality and justice, at least as they are conceived in the minds of the perpetrators. - Steven Pinker
Vengeance is the outer shell of a blade which carries the core named Justice. Justice is the wind that decides Vengeance’s course. - LordBloodySoul
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice. - Baruch Spinoza
A man without justice is a beast, and a man who would make himself a beast forgets the pain of being a man. - Timothy Leary
When there is injustice someone should speak. When there is unfairness someone should act.We cannot have liberty and justice for all if we only want it only for ourselves. We must serve God in humble righteousness. - Tom Krause
Justice lay on the edge o his blessed sword, but revenge - sweet as candy - filled his senses." The Bow of Destiny - P. H. Solomon, The Bow of Destiny
You know well as I do that when we are talking on the human plane, questions of justice only arise when there is equal power to compel: in terms of practicality the dominant exact what they can and the weak concede what they must. (Said by Athenian envoy to the Melians) - Thucydides
Justice is the cardinal virtue of peace. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Did you see any of those who are downtrodden, would that justice help them? Anyone oppressed and suppressed around you take a decision, make plans, strategise, to begin to proclaim and establish justice in your world - Sunday Adelaja
More than once, the broken moon would cast through the window a silver light and remind me of independent events yielding to their own momentum and interacting under natural laws while my mind would impose happiness, grief, beauty, ruin, justice and chaos. - Leonard Seet
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
Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong. - Theodore Roosevelt
Mayhap it was not wise to question God's plans; mayhap he had been meant to live, to seek this justice, to serve some purpose. The past was the past. And the future... - Shelly Thacker
America is not a pile of goods, more luxury, more comforts, a better telephone system, a greater number of cars. America is a dream of greater justice and opportunity for the average man and, if we can not obtain it, all our otherachievements amount to nothing. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Couldn't help but make me feel ashamed to live in a land where justice is a game. - Bob Dylan
One of the best ways to achieve justice is to expose injustice. - Julian Assange
Every divine promise is built upon four pillars; God's justice or holiness, which will not suffer Him to deceive; His grace or goodness, which will not suffer Him to forget; His truth, which will not suffer Him to change; and His power, which makes Him able to accomplish.
Each and every one of us was created to carry out justice, judgment, truth and equity on the earth. It could be in different spheres of life, in various professions or in diverse gifting - Sunday Adelaja
All struggles against oppression in the modern woeld begin by redefining what had previously been consideered private, non-public and non-political issues as matters of public concern, as issues of justice, as sites of power. - Şeyla Benhabib
After all it was for one justice which is short..., but the journey up to this justice was very long.(Red 2008 Film) - Deyth Banger
The business of America is not business. Neither is it war. The business of America is justice and securing the blessings of liberty. - George F. Will
Holy Prophet PBUH promulgated a justice system regardless of status of people, yet in Pak the powerful easily escapes. - Imran Khan
There is no such thing as justice, all the best that we can hope for is revenge. - Emilie Autumn
When you write about justice, you better forget who is going to be hurt. - M.F. Moonzajer
Justice, love, truth, peace and harmony, a serene unity with science and the laws of the universe. - Luther Burbank
Justice is to social justice like a chair to an electric chair. - Janusz Korwin-Mikke
Justice is incedental to law and order.
Politics and justice seldom walk hand in hand. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
All souls can earn IMMORTALITY.The Creators have IMMORTALITY.The Creators are the' ONLY' ONES'To award IMMORTALITY...FROM MY BOOK: War between Souls over First Universe Justice Awaits - Tiffany Thompson
We don’t have the right to forgive people; it is not only about our kindness or gentleness, it is about keeping the justice stable. - M.F. Moonzajer
Conscience is the chamber of justice.
For men are not equal: thus speaks justice. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Choice of justice is better than injustice if even you got hold of the injustice it from any since that since is nonsense. - M.Rishad Sakhi
The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Justice will only exist where those not affected by injustice are filled with the same amount of indignation as those offended. - Plato
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
We know that in some way, incomprehensible to us, his suffering satisfied the demands of justice, ransomed penitent souls from the pains and penalties of sin, and made mercy available to those who believe in his holy name. - Bruce R. McConkie
Mercy is a contingency plan, devised by the guilty in the eventuality that they are caught. Justice is the domain of the just. - Richard Rahl - Terry Goodkind
He(Prophet Muhammad) laid the foundation of a universal government. His law was one for all. Equal justice and love for everyone. - B. Margoliouth
If not us, then who? Who's going to stand when everyone else kneels? Who's going to argue for the law even when there's no justice to be had? Who's going to try even when the trying is too damn hard? - Sebastien de Castell
Justice will prevail! - Tsugumi Ohba
Injustice upon earth renders the justice of of heaven impossible. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Though it cost the blood of millions of white men, let it come. Let justice be done. - John Quincy Adams
Peoples do not judge in the same way as courts of law; they do not hand down sentences, they throw thunderbolts; they do not condemn kings, they drop them back into the void; and this justice is worth just as much as that of the courts. - Maximilien de Robespierre
You know, the courts may not be working any more, but as long as everyone is videotaping everyone else, justice will be done. - Matt Groening
When searching for justice, what you sometimes find is just more trouble. - Maryann Austin
No ideology or psychological theory can possibly do justice to the full range of human experience. - Marty Rubin
Our true nature is one of innocence and freedom to choose how we live. We need to be brave enough not to give that away. Don't give up on your right to, and sense of, TRUTH, Justice, and GRACE. - Jay Woodman
Justice is about harmony... revenge is about you making yourself feel better. - Compton Gage
The sense of justice is continuous with the love of mankind. - John Rawls
Injustice is relativelyl easy to bear; what stings is justice. - H.L. Mencken
God’s justice in the one, and his goodness in the other, is exercised for evermore, as the everlasting subjects of his reward and punishment. - Sir Walter Raleigh.
The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood. - Martin Luther King Jr.
An idle mind doesn't do justice to its potential - Essa Alam
If there is no justice in a country, who can claim that, that country is a country? An injustice country is just a rubbish bin! - Mehmet Murat ildan
History says, Don’t hopeOn this side of the grave,But then, once in a lifetimeThe longed-for tidal waveOf justice can rise up,And hope and history rhyme - Seamus Heaney
Dear God, give bread to those who are hungry and a hunger and thirst for justice to those who have plenty. Amen. - Benedictine prayer
Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police. - Albert Einstein
Measures are too often decided, not accord­ing to the rules of justice and the rights of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority. - James Madison, the tenth Federalist Paper
Beheading, burying and burning humans alive are extreme acts of cruelty. Such crimes against humanity must be investigated and the guilty parties brought to justice. May ALL victims rest in peace! - Widad Akreyi
That the military have the power to manipulate personal liberties while cocking a snook at justice and freedom in Balochistan is a fact. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
The main message of Jesus, I believed, is that mercy trumps justice every time. Not only that, but maybe the basic message of original sin isn't "feel guilty all the time." Maybe it is more along these lines: "We all have a notion of what it means to be good, and we can't live up to it all the time. - Paul Kalanithi
You can’t bring justice with a kind heart; even if you could it won’t last. - M.F. Moonzajer
True patriotism is not worship of our nation but rather, in the light of our worship of the God of justice, to conform our nation's ways of justice. - Robert McAfee Brown
Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently won their independence in battle. But in spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace. - ― Martin Luther King, Jr.
Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness. - Confucius
If he is a God of justice, people must see his justice on earth - Sunday Adelaja
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary. - Reinhold Niebuhr
The word 'religion' has acquired a very bad name among those who really love truth, justice, charity. It also exhales the musty odor of sanctimony and falsehood. - Luther Burbank
People who believe that justice is a pendulum are willing to swing it wildly. - George Hammond
When kings the sword of justice first lay down; They art no kings, though they posess the crown; Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things, The good of subjects is the end of kings.
Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever state or persuasion. - Thomas Jefferson
All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field. - Albert Einstein
Although I am a typical loner in my daily life, my awareness of belonging to the invisible community of those who strive for truth, beauty, and justice has prevented me from feelings of isolation. - Albert Einstein
It doesn't matter if justice is on your side. You have to depict your position as just. - Benjamin Netanyahu
Very sad person from the world does not do justice to convert to Christianity and ignorant idiots and half the talent in any position for any reason. - Ahmed A. Salaheddin
Charity is no substitute for justice withheld. - Augustine of Hippo
Love is like life with or without justice, with or without fairness. - Fadi Hattendorf
When you cry out against a God who punishes people in a place like hell, you cry out against the God who has revealed Himself in the pages of Scripture. You cry out against His goodness, holiness, and justice; and all the while you minimize your own sinfulness or the sinfulness of others. - Tim Challies
Let justice be done, though the heavens may fall. - William Murray
You can't always expect people to apply your wisdom when they didn't use wisdom before they found themselves knee deep in their version of justice. - Shannon L. Alder
Justice is the constant and perpetual will to allot to every man his due. - Domitus Ulpian
Justice delayed is democracy denied. - Robert F. Kennedy
Justice is truth in action. - Benjamin Disraeli
Justice can readily do her job blindfolded; she cannot function gagged and deafened, least of all when the means of gagging and deafening her are not remarked. - Markham Shaw Pyle
When I write I like to give equal justice to lyrics, too. I want the song to have meaning for me so I can make it have meaning for the audience. - Oliver
Whether we bring our enemies to justice, or justice to our enemies, justice will be done. - George W. Bush
Let me tell you what justice is. Justice is the law. And that man's feeble attempt to lay down the principles of deceny. - Morgan Freeman
I wish we'd be able to deliver our message at the global level on the need to recognize the past genocides in order to prevent new ones. Our message of peace and justice will hopefully reach every corner of the world. - Widad Akreyi
We expect God to be an angry father who demands justice, but through Jesus, He gives us love and grace when we don't deserve it. - Kyle Idleman
Don't you believe that the punishment should fit the crime? Isn't that what justice is? Letely, though, I wonder if we've gotten more into vengenance than justice. - Whoopi Goldberg
Maintaining a fair and accessible justice system should at all times be the overarching concern of Government - Abdullah Reslan
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
It violates right order whenever capital so employees the working or wage-earning classes as to divert business and economic activity entirely to its own arbitrary will and advantage without, the social character of economic life, social justice, and the common good. - Pope Pius XI
Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public. - Cornel West
Let's make progress justice a process, not an afterthought - Simon S. Tam
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
What I am proud of, what seems so simply clear, is that feminism is a way to fight for justice, always in short supply. - Barbara Strickland
Men of honor, men of God in a healthy society, stand in defense of justice - Sunday Adelaja
Revised regulations will never suppress federal workplace retaliation; nor will it cure the inaction of an EEOC official when justice demands fair, prompt and judicious decision-making. - Tanya Ward Jordan
Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it. - Malcolm X
Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due; that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good; and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws. - Pope Pius XI
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. - Frederick Douglass
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
Maybe there is no justice, only different degrees of injustice. - Marty Rubin
A leader is a planter—a planter of ideas, seeds of change, and a vision for justice - Artika Tyner
Maybe there is no justice, just different degrees of injustice. - Marty Rubin
Well, there was a sort of bastard justice in his view of the case, and so I dropped the matter. When you can't cure a disaster by argument, what is the use to argue? - Mark Twain
JUSTICE, n. A commodity which is a more or less adulterated condition the State sells to the citizen as a reward for his allegiance, taxes and personal service. - Ambrose Bierce
Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and co-operation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. - Barry Goldwater
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. - Abraham Lincoln
Justice is the only worship.Love is the only priest.Ignorance is the only slavery.Happiness is the only good.The time to be happy is now,The place to be happy is here,The way to be happy is to make others so.Wisdom is the science of happiness. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Tolerance is not a Christian value. Charity, justice, mercy, prudence, honesty--these are Christian values. - Charles J. Chaput
Karma assures justice for all. - David V. Gaggin
Perhaps pondering words is also a form of seeking justice. If a monologue can invite a chorus, then perhaps it can speak for others as well. - Duo Duo
Justice Marshall has made his decision. Let him enforce it. - Andrew Jackson
To no one will we sell, to no one will we refuse or delay right or justice. - Magna Carta
An eye for an eye will only make the world bright. Sorry, Mahatma. This is the absolute and only true form of justice. - Natalya Vorobyova
Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so. - Samuel Johnson
An unavoidable war is called justice. When brutality is the only option left it is holy - Machiavelli, Niccolo
A call to embrace democracy is the worst insult to a society that is still alien to civilisation. It is like being asked to dance to the tune of mob justice. - Newton Gatambia
I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice. - Albert Camus
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.
God is not on the side of any nation, yet we know He is on the side of justice. Our finest moments [as a nation] have come when we faithfully served the cause of justice for our own citizens, and for the people of other lands. - George W. Bush
Compassion is no substitute for justice.
One must always be prepared to switch sides with justice, that fugitive of the winning camp. - Simone Weil
May we, in our dealings with all the peoples of the earth, ever speak the truth and serve justice. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. - Martin Luther King Jr.
We will not open healed wounds!""My wounds are not healed!" I stated just as firmly. "They will never be healed until justice is done! - V.C. Andrews
Justice is like a great home cooked meal; it may not come at the ideal time, but when it does it is served and delicious. - Robert J. Braathe
Hopelessness is the catalyst that inspires men to action and demand justice. - Fred Munoz
Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Engaging with children in troublesome thinking is problematic, but important. Ignoring the hard stuff and only engaging in the fluff and fun from curriculum choices is to keep underground issues of social justice and to further silence and compound the inequity - Janet Robertson
The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world. - Reinhold Niebuhr
I’m always scared to death that I won’t do a role justice. But fear can be a great motivator. - Hilary Swank
You (God) have not only commanded continence, that is, from what things we are to restrain our love, but also justice, that is, on what we are to bestow our love. - Saint Augustine
Justice is incidental to law and order.
But men often mistake killing and revenge for justice. They seldom have the stomach for justice. - Robert Jordan
Rather than justice for all, we are evolving into a system of justice for those who can afford it. We have banks that are not only too big to fail, but too big to be held accountable. - Joseph E. Stiglitz
Social justice has to do with issues such as poverty, inequality, war, racism, sexism, abortion, and lack of concern for ecology because what lies at the root at each of these is not so much someone's private sin but rather a huge, blind system that is inherently unfair. - Ronald Rolheiser
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