Quotation Explorer - 'Justification'

Why is it OK to love without a reason, but anger requires justification? - R. Stevens
The justification of majority rule in politics is not to be found in its ethical superiority. - Walter Lippmann
Justification for infidelity and dishonesty in all their manifestations lies in the marginal cost economics of just this once. - Clayton M. Christensen
No man that ever lived, not John Calvin himself, ever asserted either original sin, or justification by faith, in more strong, more clear and express terms, than Arminius has done. - John Wesley
The most tragic consequence of our criticism of a man is to block his way to humiliation and grace, precisely to drive him into the mechanisms of self justification and into his faults instead of freeing him from them. For him, our voice drowns the voice of God. - Paul Tournier
RECONSIDER, v. To seek a justification for a decision already made. - Ambrose Bierce
It still remains true that no justification of virtue will enable a man to be virtuous. - C. S. Lewis
There are always reasons for murdering a man. But there is no justification for his existence. - Albert Camus
You can repeat lies of others without hesitationBecause, you don’t have to give justification But, saying truth you have to be fearless and courageousBecause, you have to defend your viewsYou can not say truth without hurting sentiments of many people - Sammy Toora
I think it only makes sense to seek out and identify structures of authority, hierarchy, and domination in every aspect of life, and to challenge them; unless a justification for them can be given, they are illegitimate, and should be dismantled, to increase the scope of human freedom. - Noam Chomsky
The murder of a child has no justification, even if the bombs have missed their mark. - Compton Gage
The only justification for looking down on anyone, is that you're going to stop and pick them up. - Quincy Jones
There is more experience on the field of justification than on the camp of training. Sometimes, you got to take actions to learn more. - Israelmore Ayivor
Reality is complicated. There is no justification for all of the hasty conclusions. - Hideki Yukawa
When today fails to offer the justification for hope, tomorrow becomes the only grail worth pursuing. - Christopher Bigsby
The starvation of a child has no justification, even if the crops have failed, or the population is too large. - Compton Gage
People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
ACCUSE, v.t. To affirm another's guilt or unworth; most commonly as a justification of ourselves for having wronged him. - Ambrose Bierce
The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. - John Kenneth Galbraith
nothing is wrong and nothing is right in this world, it's all about the matter of justification only. - rishi_328
If you invoke faith as justification for your belief, you must accept the same from others. And every person who retreats to faith bears a measure of responsibility for every act of hate and violence justified by it. - Nate Phelps
You have FALLEN from Grace when you seek to be Justification by your own self effort (the Law). Gal 5:4 AMP - John Paul Warren
Your religious beliefs are your business. They are not and should not be the basis for law. If you use them as justification to discriminate against others, don’t be upset when others decide you’re an asshole."[] Jim C. Hines - Blog post of July 26, 2011
It is through justification of one's actions that a completely guiltless life is possible. - Ashly Lorenzana
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