489 Inspiring Quotes about Justice

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Justice quotes

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

If I say, ‘I forgive you, ‘ I have implicitly said you have done something wrong to me. But what forgiveness is at its heart is both saying that justice has been violated and not letting that violation count against the offender.

— Miroslav Volf

In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls.

— Lenny Bruce

For there to be harmony and peace, everything must be balanced. And for there to be balance, there must be equality. Where there is equality, there will be justice. And where justice is honored and preserved, there will always be truth.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Let the sun shine on the darkness created by my Ignorance. One World One identity. peace, liberty, and justice for all.

— Mayur Ramgir

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

— Walt Whitman

I have to think of my status as a resident in this country. But I do insist that in Paraguay there was order the judiciary had the power of complete independence justice was fully exercised.

— Alfredo Stroessner

Always seek justice, but love only mercy. To love justice and hate mercy is but a doorway to more injustice.

— Criss Jami, Healology

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

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

— George Washington

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

No injustice ever takes place in this universe. Whatsoever happens is always just and right, for there is no human being sitting up there doing either justice or injustice. The universe is ruled by certain laws, and these laws constitute religion.

— Osho, Bliss: Living beyond happiness and misery

Nonviolent action on behalf of justice is no automatic forumla with promise of success: but neither is war. After all, at least half of the people who go to war for some cause deemed worthy of it are defeated.

— John Howard Yoder, When War is Unjust: Being Honest in Just-War Thinking

You can be a person with a strong passion or holy anger and be furious in a way that will make the society safer, godly, with social justice and equity.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Sex unlike justice should not be seen to be done.

— Evelyn Laye

But if you’re asking my opinion, I would argue that a social justice approach should be central to medicine and utilized to be central to public health. This could be very simple: the well should take care of the sick.

— Paul Farmer

For every seed of godliness, kindness and justice sowed, there will be surely be a harvest of goodness, significance and greatness.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

There are answers which, in turning away wrath, only send it to the other end of the room, and to have a discussion coolly waived when you feel that justice is all on your own side is even more exasperating in marriage than in philosophy.

— George Eliot, Middlemarch

I happen to agree with many of the liberal emphasis on compassion, justice and equality. I just disagree that it’s the government’s role to provide everything.

— Rick Warren

There is no such thing as justice – in or out of court.

— Clarence Darrow

As my audience grew more diverse, I started interjecting social justice advocacy and commentaries about LGBT equality, and it just kept growing more.

— George Takei

You know and we know, as practical men that the question of justice arises only between parties equal in strength and that the strong do what they can, and the weak suffer what they must.

— Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War

Without peace, justice and freedom, the true value and dignity of mankind disappears.

— Auliq Ice

Me and my insatiable curiosity. If there’s any justice in the world, I was a very good cat in a past life.

— Rhi Etzweiler, Blacker than Black

There really can be no peace without justice. There can be no justice without truth. And there can be no truth, unless someone rises up to tell you the truth.

— Louis Farrakhan

I don’t see any reason to let law interfere with justice around here. We never did before.

— Sid Fleischman, By the Great Horn Spoon!

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

Unlike a lot of people, I don’t feel powerless. I know I can do something. But anyone can do something, it’s not about being special. It’s about deciding to do it – to dive into work for peace and justice and care for everybody on the planet.

— Patch Adams

My job is to interpret the law based on how the legislature and the court has done it and then, of course, to use our system of justice to develop some new legal tools and new concepts.

— Bill Scott

God was just. She held on to that knowledge and the hope that the day of justice would eventually arrive.

— Dee Henderson, Danger in the Shadows

Housing is a human right. There can be no fairness or justice in a society in which some live in homelessness, or in the shadow of that risk, while others cannot even imagine it.

— Jordan Flaherty, Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six

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?

— Khalil Gibran

In a free society the state does not administer the affairs of men. It administers justice among men who conduct their own affairs.

— Walter Lippmann

Feminism isn’t simply about being a woman in a position of power. It’s battling systemic inequities; it’s a social justice movement that believes sexism, racism and classism exist and interconnect, and that they should be consistently challenged.

— Jessica Valenti

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 Goldwater

I am in everything that stands for justice and the natural rights of free men everywhere.I am American Amaranth

— J.R. Ortiz, American Amaranth

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

— Plato

The trial by jury might safely be introduced into a despotic government, if the jury were to exercise no right of judging of the law, or the justice of the law.

— Lysander Spooner

The supreme need of the world is peace and good will among men. It must be peace founded upon justice and fairness, the righting of past wrong, and the securing of the future as far as possible against the evils of the past.

— Charles M. Schwab

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

If loss makes you doubt your belief in justice, then you never truly believed in justice at all.

— Gail Simone, Wonder Woman, Vol. 3: The Circle

I’m a Christian. I want the world of justice and equality. This is the only way to achieve peace.

— Hugo Chavez

The justice which would forgive miles of innocent errors of knowledge, would not forgive a single step taken in conscious evil.

— Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.

— Martin Luther King Jr.

Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude, and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.

— Albert Bushnell Hart

Karma assures justice for all.

— David V. Gaggin

When God justifies a sinner, everything in God is on the sinner’s side. All the attributes of God are on the sinner’s side. It isn’t that mercy is pleading for the sinner and justice is trying to beat him to death. All of God does all that God does.

— A.W. Tozer, The Attributes of God: A Journey Into the Father’s Heart

The political problem of mankind is to combine three things: economic efficiency, social justice and individual liberty.

— John Maynard Keynes

So how does God affect justice in this life/economy/reality? A lightening bolt, an angel of death, or by the hand of a human being?”~R. Alan Woods [2012]

— R. Alan Woods, The Journey Is The Destination: A Photo Journal

Take a child away from a mother and she will bring the world to its knees for justice to be served.

— Soroosh Shahrivar, The Rise of Shams

We have a racially based justice system that overpunishes, fails to rehabilitate, and doesn’t make us safer.

— Piper Kerman, Orange Is the New Black

The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought justice and equality and it sought to respond to the young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way.

— Charles B. Rangel

Young men in my day really stepped up… These were champions for freedom, equality, and justice for all human beings, and they were educated individuals that used their education and knowledge to represent their case.

— Jim Brown

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

Theology should be a discourse that helps the sociopolitical approach to justice to maintain its human face and not to become impersonal.

— Namsoon Kang, Cosmopolitan Theology: Reconstituting Planetary Hospitality, Neighbor-Love, and Solidarity in an Uneven World

I shall yield a rifle of fury, loaded with the justice of time and the raging storm of my soul!

— Quoleena Sbrocca, The Crossing Hour

When men follow justice the city blooms, the earth bears rich harvests, and children and flocks increase; but for the unjust all nature is hostile, the people waste away from famine, and a whole city may reap the evil fruit of one man’s ill deeds.

— Christopher Henry Dawson, Religion and World History: A Selection from the Works of Christopher Dawson

One pits his wits against apparently inscrutable nature, wooing her with ardor but nature is blind justice who cannot recognize personal identity.

— Charles Brenton Huggins

There is still hope that if the people refuse to give up and keep silent, no matter how long or inconsequential their voices could be at the beginning, it would still be heard and justice be served.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

I just wasn’t sure it was a good idea to approach heroing the way I’d always approached detecting. Can you really shake the world until justice falls out?

— Seanan McGuire, A Red-Rose Chain

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

I think that for those who have suffered unjustly, justice alone is not enough. They want the guilty to suffer unjustly too. Only this will they understand as justice.

— Tadeusz Borowski, This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen

I am against justice … whenever it is carried out by a mob.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

It doesn’t matter if justice is on your side. You have to depict your position as just.

— Benjamin Netanyahu

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 the Jewish tradition which make me thank my stars that I belong to it.

— Albert Einstein, The World As I See It

Discretion is nothing other than the sense of justice with respect to the sphere of the intimate contents of life.

— Georg Simmel

The law has no compassion. And justice is administered without compassion.

— Christopher Darden

When officers’ actions violate their duty, justice should be served in accordance with our legal system.

— Thom Tillis

It is not from reason that justice springs, but goodness is born of wisdom.

— Maurice Maeterlinck

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

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

Recompense injury with justice and recompense kindness with kindness.

— Confucius

The most important thing is the indigenous people are not vindictive by nature. We are not here to oppress anybody – but to join together and build Bolivia, with justice and equality.

— Evo Morales

There is a commanded blessing on anyone that values, esteems and stands for justice in society.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

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.

— Helen Keller

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

— Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Public justice is the greatest kind of show, my brother. Drama. Suspense. And best of all education en masse.

— Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

It’s really important to me that the public have confidence in their criminal justice system. We don’t operate very well if the public doesn’t trust us.

— Sally Yates

Today, corruption has won and justice has lost. I brought corruption cases in good faith involving powerful people, and the political and legal establishment blatantly covered up and retaliated by targeting my law license.

— Andrew Thomas

Loyalty and obedience to wisdom and justice are fine; but it is still finer to defy arbitrary power, unjustly and cruelly used–not on behalf of ourselves, but on behalf of others more helpless.

— Elizabeth Gaskell, North and South

Trusting that you will some time or other do me greater justice than you can do now.

— Jane Austen, Emma

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

Envy among other ingredients has a mixture of the love of justice in it. We are more angry at undeserved than at deserved good fortune.

— William Hazlitt

If given a choice between stoic justice and compassion, I choose compassion. And if given a choice between worldly leadership and heaven at my feet—I choose heaven.

— Yasmin Mogahed, Reclaim Your Heart: Personal Insights on Breaking Free from Life’s Shackles

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.

— Arthur Baer

There’s things that have no finish, Scully, no ending to speak of. There’s no justice to it, but that’s the God’s truth. The only end some things have is the end you give em.

— Tim Winton, The Riders

If the jury have no right to judge of the justice of a law of the government, they plainly can do nothing to protect the people against the oppressions of the government; for there are no oppressions which the government may not authorize by law.

— Lysander Spooner

There is justice in the world, Peter Lake, but it cannot be had without mystery.

— Mark Helprin, Winter’s Tale

Fairness is what justice really is.

— Potter Stewart

This book is dedicated to the people of America–strong, outspoken, intense in their convictions, sometimes wrong-headed but always generous and brave, with a passion for justice no nation has ever matched.

— Paul Johnson, A History of the American People

A soul that is kind and intends justice discovers more than any sophist

— Sophocles

Punishment is justice for the unjust.

— Saint Augustine

Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.

— John Paul II

A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity.

— Ralph Nader

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

— Winston Churchill

I encourage everyone to pay attention to the issues that matter to you, from jobs and the economy, to education and our schools, to criminal justice reform. Whatever it is that you care about, make sure you use your voice.

— Two Chainz

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

God’s justice will always be found at the end of a pen.

— Shannon L. Alder

He presented justice as a psychological relief…

— Jill Leovy, Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America

Where the spirit of godliness is, where there are godly principles in action, where there is justice and peace, there will surely be prosperity.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Hope that justice will be done to those brave men who stood up for their convictions.

— Albert Einstein, On Peace

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.

— Reinhold Niebuhr

Never look for justice in this world, but never cease to give it.

— Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest

It’s every man’s business to see justice done.

— Arthur Conan Doyle, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Truth, justice and the American way. The American way is: truth and justice maybe say hello in the hallway, send each other a Christmas card, but that’s about the extent of their relationship.

— Don Winslow, The Force

An idle mind doesn’t do justice to its potential

— Essa Alam

My commitment to gender equality is rooted in the quintessentially American principle of equal justice under law.

— Eric Schneiderman

Justice without strength isn’t justice at all.

— Shinjirou, Taboo Tattoo, Vol. 1

Sustainable South Bronx advocates for environmental justice through sustainable environmental and economic development projects.

— Majora Carter

The stigma of mental illness is first and foremost a social justice issue!

— Patrick W. Corrigan, Challenging the Stigma of Mental Illness: Lessons for Therapists and Advocates

To desire Him to be merciful to us is to acknowledge Him as God. To seek His pity when we deserve no pity is to ask Him to be just with a justice so holy that it knows no evil and shows mercy to everyone who does not fly from Him in despair.

— Thomas Merton, No Man Is an Island

Only a well-rounded intellect, a spirit nourished in the eternal sources of intelligence and culture, of justice and wisdom, is a safeguard against both indifference and skepticism.

— Ameen Rihani

Almost certainly, however, the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind.

— Norman Borlaug

It is my strong conviction that a realist conception of human nature should be made a servant of an ethic of progressive justice and should not be made into a bastion of conservatism, particularly a conservatism which defends unjust privileges.

— Reinhold Niebuhr, The Essential Reinhold Niebuhr: Selected Essays and Addresses

Let’s make justice a process, not an afterthought

— Simon Tam

And for me, it means honoring those who’ve loved me and sacrificed for me by choosing to be the kind of warrior who delivers justice even when it threatens to hurt me.

— C.J. Redwine, Deception

People who believe that justice is a pendulum are willing to swing it wildly.

— George Hammond

Imagine the message that sent to my sister and me. A cousin violates us, confesses, and walks away with barely a slap on the wrist. I learned at a young age that if I was ever going to see justice for the wrongs done to me, I had to find it myself.

— Erin Merryn, Living for Today: From Incest and Molestation to Fearlessness and Forgiveness

Instead of speaking of justice and injustice, freedom and oppression, classless society and class society, they talked in terms of God and the Devil.

— Mario Vargas Llosa, The War of the End of the World

The whirlwinds of revolt will continue to shake the foundations of our nation until the bright day of justice emerges.

— Martin Luther King Jr., I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World

Good Samaritans: Truth, justice and the American way–for them it wasn’t only a comic book code; it was a way of life. it was admirable, courageous, and inconvenient as shit. -Stefan, CHIMERA

— Rob Thurman, Chimera

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

Protest and anger practically always derives from hope, and the shouting out against injustice is always in the hope of those injustices being somewhat corrected and a little more justice established.

— John Berger

People say that human rights is a Western construct foisted on others. But that’s not true. Equality, dignity, respect and justice are as much an integral part of the Islamic tradition.

— Cherie Blair

When kings the sword of justice first lay down, They are no kings, though they possess the crown.Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things, The good of subjects is the end of kings.

— Daniel Defoe, The True-Born Englishman: A Satyr

The keystone to justice is the belief that the legal system treats all fairly.

— Janet Reno

The problem with our sense of justice is we always seemed to be kind to beautiful and attractive criminals.

— M.F. Moonzajer

Dr. King’s famous ‘I Have a Dream’ speech was delivered at ‘The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, ‘ a call to justice beyond the traditional civil rights movement’s focus.

— Charles B. Rangel

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.

Knowledge which is divorced from justice may be called cunning rather than wisdom.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero

I was thinking, that when my time comes, I should be sorry if the only plea I had to offer was that of justice. Because it might mean that only justice would be meted out to me.

— Agatha Christie, Murder at the Vicarage

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.

— Reinhold Niebuhr

Wonder Woman, she’s amazing. I love everything that she represents and everything that she stands for. She’s all about love and compassion and truth and justice and equality, and she’s a whole lot of woman.

— Gal Gadot

And I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice. I don’t want any greatness for it, particularly a greatness born of blood and falsehood. I want to keep it alive by keeping justice alive.

— Albert Camus, Resistance, Rebellion and Death: Essays

Imagination disposes of everything it creates beauty justice and happiness which is everything in this world.

— Pascal

Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.

— Augustine of Hippo

How can you render the duties of justice to men when you’re afraid they’ll be so unaware of justice they may destroy you? …especially since their attitude toward their own race is a destructive one.

— John Howard Griffin, Black Like Me

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.

— Adam Smith

Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue; it is sufficient that they love themselves.

— Maximilien Robespierre

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

I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future.

— Howard Baker

Imperfect though it may be, the Beijing Platform for Action is the strongest statement of consensus on women’s equality, empowerment and justice ever produced by governments.

— Bella Abzug

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

Granny always said finding justice was as tough as putting socks on a rooster.

— Jessica Maria Tuccelli, Glow

A centre of racism is a point of pain, a point of no justice and a house of oppression.

— Auliq Ice

The death of Christ proclaimed the justice and perpetuity of his Father’s law in punishing the transgressor, in that he consented to suffer the penalty of the law himself, in order to save fallen man from its curse.

— Ellen G. White

She reminded him of (…) all the shivering, stupefying misery in a world that never yet had provided enough heat and food and justice for all but an ingenious and unscrupulous handful. What a lousy earth!

— Joseph Heller, Catch-22

1862 …although we can judge that an act is in itself a grave offense, we must entrust judgment of persons to the justice and mercy of God.

— The Catholic Church, Catechism of the Catholic Church

The absence of justice anywhere is the presence of injustice everywhere.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Let justice be done, though the heavens may fall.

— William Murray

I am a social democrat – I believe in pursuing greater equality and tackling social justice – but… you can’t do that unless you have got a strong economy, unless you have got a vibrant business base earning the wealth that makes that possible.

— Nicola Sturgeon

I fight, and have fought, for political freedom, for justice and for fairness and freedom of speech.

— Teresa Heinz

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

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

— Groucho Marx

Words cannot do justice to the pleasures of a good bookshop. Ironically.(Waterstones Trafalgar Square)

— Waterstones

Morality he found amusing, in the obscure way that only a man with a Ph.D. in philosophy could find such things amusing, but justice and ethics were inflexible measures, applicable to all, and not to be joked about.

— Charlie Huston, Sleepless

We shall never achieve harmony with the land, anymore than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations the important thing is not to achieve but to strive.

— Aldo Leopold, Round River: From the Journals of Aldo Leopold

When it comes to world news, attitude is what marks the distinction between justice and vengeance. Justice is pure, but vengeance brings more ruin.

— Criss Jami, Killosophy

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

He(Prophet Muhammad) laid the foundation of a universal government. His law was one for all. Equal justice and love for everyone.

— B. Margoliouth

The more kindness and justice are challenged, the more we must embrace them. Only when you are challenged – and only when you challenge yourself – do you discover what truly matters.

— David Levithan, Wide Awake

Let the one who seeks justice be just.

— Rachel Hartman, Seraphina

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 forces of justice had finally come to Annawadi. That the beneficiaries were horses was a source of bemusement to Sunil and the road boys.

— Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.

— Benjamin Jowett

He threw himself to his knees at the stone and tore his damning testimony from the pages of its testament. He held the only evidence of his identity in his hand and in one motion of forfeit and justice he cast it into the fire.

— Wyatt Michael, Revenge of the Wolf

Justice can be achieved only if one has the pertinent facts, and excusing evil requires that those facts be obscured; justice is thus precluded.

— Mike Klepper

Those who believe in justice find silence too great a burden to carry.

— Tonny K. Brown

Despair is the result of each earnest attempt to go through life with virtue, justice and understanding, and to fulfill their requirements. Children live on one side of despair, the awakened on the other side.

— Hermann Hesse, The Journey to the East

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

The search for justice and security, the struggle for equality of opportunity, the quest for tolerance and harmony, the pursuit of human dignity – these are moral imperatives which we must work towards and think about on a daily basis.

— Aga Khan IV

He laid the foundation of a universal government. His law was one for all. Equal justice and love for everyone.

— George Rivorie

Underneath all notions of justice is a set of faith assumptions that are essentially religious, and these are often not acknowledged.

— Timothy J. Keller, Generous Justice: How God’s Grace Makes Us Just

I seek truth over a lie; I seek justice over injustice; I seek righteousness over the rewards of evildoers, and I love Allah more than I love the state.

— H. Rap Brown

Harming one’s unalienable rights in order to serve justice is injustice.

— J.S.B. Morse, Gods of Ruin: A Political Thriller

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.

— Tom Stoppard

Maintaining a fair and accessible justice system should at all times be the overarching concern of Government

— Abdullah Reslan

Please open please if there’s any justice in this world.

— Maggie Stiefvater, Shiver

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

— Thomas Jefferson

If a theory of justice is to guide reasoned choice of policies, strategies or institutions, then the identification of fully just social arrangements is neither necessary nor sufficient.

— Amartya Sen, The Idea of Justice

We have allowed the system to be so corrupted that many want justice to be “empathetic, ” not blind.

— Glenn Beck

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

Once you come to terms with your shortcomings and not chase a mirage of an imaginable perfect person you’ll be able to do more justice with your life. Learn to appreciate and love yourself.

— Latika Teotia

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

Scotland is my country, the nation that shaped me, that taught me my values. A nation whose achievements inspired and inspire me, a community whose failings drive me – drive my overwhelming desire to fight for social justice and equality.

— Johann Lamont

…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

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

As man seeks justice in equality, so society seeks order in anarchy

— Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don’t believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others.

— Coretta Scott King

It is reasonable that everyone who asks justice should do justice

— Thomas Jefferson

Peace”: the fruit of justice done especially to the Self.

— Alice Walker, The World Will Follow Joy: Turning Madness into Flowers

Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.

— Oliver Goldsmith, The Vicar of Wakefield

Chivalry is a poor substitute for justice if one cannot have both. Chivalry is something like the icing on cake sweet but not nourishing.

— Nellie McClung

Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.

— Horace Walpole

Once brave politicians and others explain the war on drugs’ true cost, the American people will scream for a cease-fire. Bring the troops home, people will urge. Treat drugs as a health problem, not as a matter for the criminal justice system.

— Larry Elder

I mean if there was any justice in the world you wouldn’t even have to go to school during your period. You’d just stay home for five days and eat chocolate and cry.

— Andrea Portes, Anatomy of a Misfit

– He’s young, good-looking and new in town. And He’s got the local bullies in his sights. There’s no justice here, but justice is coming…NO JUSTICE, the addictive new adult thriller that everyone is talking about

— J.K. Ellem, No Justice

I’m very thankful to directors and filmmakers who consider me in their films, and I hope I’m able to do justice to their films.

— Amitabh Bachchan

Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.

— James A. Garfield

Charity is appeased when some rich person gives money to the poor while justice asks why one person can be that rich when so many are poor.

— Ronald Rolheiser, The Holy Longing: The Search for a Christian Spirituality

Being afraid wouldn’t find justice for the family—this boy seemed to understand that.

— Kerri Maniscalco, Stalking Jack the Ripper

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.

— Helen Keller

Those who oppose equality, compassion and social justice have been on the wrong side of history time and time again.

— Laurence Overmire

He knew that justice was rarely dispensed within the four walls of the courtroom.

— Kenneth Eade, Killer.com

A God of love must be a God of justice. It is because God loves that He is just. His justice balances His love and makes His acts of bothlove and justice meaningful.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Proverbs 21:15 NIV:When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers.

— Anonymous

Refugees come to us seeking asylum, seeking freedom, justice and dignity – seeking a chance just to breathe. And people in our country are saying close the doors and don’t let them in?

— Mandy Patinkin

Isn’t this conception of absolute justice absolutely unjust?

— Thomas More, Utopia

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

The justice I have received, I shall give back.

— Patricia Highsmith, The Glass Cell

The strictest justice is sometimes the greatest injustice.

— Terence

…I always took the rearmost seat in the classroom – it gave me a good view of things. And I must confess, the location taught me more about human nature and justice than could be learned from the professors’ lectures.

— Rohinton Mistry, A Fine Balance

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.

— George W. Bush

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

We must weed out corruption and build a strong system of justice that the people can trust.

— Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Christian feminists can celebrate any sort of feminism that brings more justice and human flourishing to the world, no matter who is bringing it, since we recognize the hand of God in all that is good.

— Sarah Bessey, Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible’s View of Women

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

— Charles Dickens

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

— Epicurus

No ideology or psychological theory can possibly do justice to the full range of human experience.

— Marty Rubin

Dear God, give bread to those who are hungry and a hunger and thirst for justice to those who have plenty. Amen.

— Benedictine prayer

Clouds and darkness surround us yet heaven is just and the day of triumph will surely come when justice and truth will be vindicated. Our wrongs will be made right and we will once more taste the blessings of freedom.

— Mary Todd Lincoln

No one is more vulnerable to fear than a man who keeps another in bondage. He will do anything to prevent justice from rearing its head — for he knows well what he deserves at the hands of those he subjugates.

— Jane Jensen, Sins of the Fathers

Sometimes, the only way to get justice is to take it for yourself.

— Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

A hungry people listens not to reason nor cares for justice nor is bent by any prayers.

— Seneca

But aesthetics is not religion, and the origins of religion lie somewhere completely different. They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid, to do justice to such weighty matters now.

— Rudolf Otto

Justice delayed is justice denied.

— William E. Gladstone

A species that survives by creating must not limit who can create. More creators means more creations. Equality brings justice to some and wealth to all.

— Kevin Ashton, How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery

What is the justice of this world like? It is that the world will call him as God (Bhagwan), the one who has no thoughts about money (wealth), no thoughts of sensual pleasures and one who remains separate from his body at all times.

— Dada Bhagwan

The wheels of [God’s] mercy and justice move quietly and silently, but they do move.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Once humanity discovers what’s behind the mirror of all the ruling class of governments and religions there will be a new beginning of justice called Enlightenment.

— Charleston Parker, One Soul, Many Faces: Revealing the Hidden Truth

But that was just a shadow of what would come to pass:When one appointed season Christ came to die at last.And in the name of justice they flogged him like a thief, But willing was the victim of human disbelief.

— Joyce Rachelle, Sewing Figs

Compassion is not complete in itself, but must be accompanied by inflexible justice and wrath against sin and a desire for holiness.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

Let’s make progress justice a process, not an afterthought

— Simon S. Tam

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

Wilson had been killed by everybody. It was this that made his death special, the children had been told. It was justice, it was all the people showing how much they hated this crime. Killing was justice when everybody joined in.

— Barry Unsworth, Sacred Hunger

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.

— Robert Kennedy

Delay of justice is injustice.

— Walter Savage Landor

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

When justice is more certain and more mild, is at the same time more efficacious.

— Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

We come to Selma to be renewed. We come to be inspired. We come to be reminded that we must do the work that justice and equality calls us to do.

— John Lewis

To allow injustice and inequality invites a Ferguson to your community. We must stand together, black, white, brown, red, and yellow and fight for justice and equality for all. It’s the only way to avoid more Fergusons.

— Jesse Jackson

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

Until justice is blind to color, until education is unaware of race, until opportunity is unconcerned with the color of men’s skins, emancipation will be a proclamation but not a fact.

— Lyndon B. Johnson

That feeds anger, and I mean when we went and at last thank heavens got towards peace in Northern Ireland we went for justice within Northern Ireland as well as using security well, as well as a political settlement, but surely that is the lesson.

— Clare Short

I’ll take what’s behind door number three did not work too well in the modern justice system, which was all system and no justice.

— Kenneth Eade, Absolute Intolerance

Humans have long since possessed the tools for crafting a better world. Where love, compassion, altruism and justice have failed, genetic manipulation will not succeed.

— Gina Maranto, Quest for Perfection: The Drive to Breed Better Human Beings

Justice? You get justice in the next world, in this world you have the law.

— William Gaddis

The death penalty, I think, is a terrible scar on American justice, especially the concept of equal justice under law, but also of due process. And it goes state by state, and it’s different in different states.

— Burke Marshall

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.

— Blaise Pascal

There is no justice among men.

— Nicholas II of Russia

Consider intentions carefully. Karma gives a damn about ego, awards allegiance to none, and its justice is truly blind.

— T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”

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

Justice? — You get justice in the next world. In this one you have the law.

— William Gaddis, A Frolic of His Own

We educated, privileged lawyers have a professional and moral duty to represent the underrepresented in our society, to ensure that justice exists for all, both legal and economic justice.

— Sonia Sotomayor

You can never let your compassion stand in the way of justice because when you do, other people get hurt.

— Donna Lynn Hope

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

— Tom Hayden

The main reason that violence correlates with low socioeconomic status today is that the elites and the middle class pursue justice with the legal system while the lower classes resort to what scholars of violence call “self-help.

— Steven Pinker, The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

They came to realize that, even if evil and injustice seemed to win at some point, God would still be the ultimate victor. In the end good and justice would prevail forever.

— Therese May, When Justice Prevails

Without books, God is silent, justice dormant, natural science at a stand, philosophy lame, letters dumb, and all things involved in darkness.

— Thomas Bartholin

Everyone deserves respect and justice no matter what they look like.

— Lesley Kinzel, Two Whole Cakes: How to Stop Dieting and Learn to Love Your Body

The rights of others often begins with the fight for justice of one.

— Judith K. Witherow, Strong Enough to Bend

Truth and justice are commonly found in the personality of the paranoid delusional

— Russian, Unknown

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

— Aristotle

It is a world, ” he said, “filled with the mysterious joinder of accident!””It is a world, ” replied Abner, “filled with the mysterious justice of God!

— Melville Davisson Post, Uncle Abner: The Doomdorf Mystery

Now I can do no more. We must trust to the Great Disposer of all events and the justice of our cause. I thank God for this opportunity of doing my duty.

— Horatio Nelson

It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.

— Bryant H. McGill

God’s justice is always perfect.

— Shannon L. Alder

Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.

— Kim Campbell

If he is a God of justice, people must see his justice on earth

— Sunday Adelaja

America’s criminal justice system isn’t known for rehabilitation. I’m not sure that, as a society, we are even interested in that concept anymore.

— Steve Earle

He presented justice as a psychological relief.

— Jill Leovy

… The political leader must constantly appraise and reappraise the means through which ‘he can hope to do justice to the responsibility that power imposes upon him’ while at the same time pursuing political values with conviction.

— Nicholas Gane, Max Weber and Postmodern Theory: Rationalization Versus Re-enchantment

We can not begin to administer justice without understanding the concept of truth and mercy.

— Paul Bamikole

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

When, oh when will justice and reason prevail, and Woman descend from the pedestal on which Man has placed her (in order to prevent her from doing anything except standing perfectly still) and take her rightful place beside him?

— Elizabeth Peters, The Deeds of the Disturber

To obtain and possess the kingdoms of the world, with their power and glory, by violent injustice is to worship Satan. To obtain and possess the kingdom, the power, and the glory by nonviolent justice is to worship God.

— John Dominic Crossan, The Greatest Prayer: A Revolutionary Manifesto and Hymn of Hope

A leader must be taught or made to know the importance of justice for the people.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

The idea that private money can solve our problems is very dangerous. Ultimately that’s charity. Charity is a lovely thing. I’ll never turn it down. But charity is not a substitute for systematic justice and equality.

— Jonathan Kozol

Well, of course I think people can be forgiven. But our justice system is not set up to dispense forgiveness. You can go to the local priest for that.

— Nancy Grace

The way to find justice is to deal fairly with other people and not worry about how they deal with you.

— Robert A. Heinlein, Citizen of the Galaxy

The Pledge of Allegiance says ‘liberty and justice for all’. Which part of ‘all’ don’t you understand?

— Pat Schroeder

Justice is paramount. The new judgement is the justice of the hidden time.

— Compton Gage

In the unceasing ebb and flow of justice and oppression we must all dig channels as best we may, that at the propitious moment somewhat of the swelling tide may be conducted to the barren places of life.

— Jane Addams, Twenty Years at Hull House

We can’t continue with a justice of vengeance. Peace will require us to accept a certain degree of impunity it’s inevitable.

— Ingrid Betancourt

At bottom the world isn’t a joke. We only joke about it to avoid an issue with someone to let someone know that we know he’s there with his questions to disarm him by seeming to have heard and done justice to his side of the standing argument.

— Robert Frost

The demand for justice always exceeds the supply.

— Marty Rubin

Thus, it was to seek true civilization and true justice for all the peoples of the world, and to view this as the destruction of personal freedom and respect is to be assailed by the hatred and emotion of war, and to make hasty judgments.

— Hideki Tojo

If there were any justice in the world people would be able to fly over pigeons for a change.

— Anonymous

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

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

My mother was the influence in my life. She was strong she had great faith in the ultimate triumph of justice and hard work. She believed passionately in education.

— John H. Johnson

The human quest for justice is an expression of the moral content of the fundamental laws of physics, which reveals itself in the search for a supreme law and a supreme lawmaker.

— Joseph B.H. McMillan, A ‘Final Theory’ of God

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

From my father’s point of view, without a thought for self, a true patriot stands up against the stones of condemnation and speaks for those who are given no real voice in the halls of justice or the halls of government.

— Thomas Steinbeck

Clouds and darkness surround us, yet Heaven is just, and the day of triumph will surely come, when justice and truth will be vindicated.

— Mary Todd Lincoln

A basic principle of American justice holds that a bad man has the same rights as a good man.

— Massad Ayoob, In the Gravest Extreme: The Role of the Firearm in Personal Protection

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

Looking for equality everywhere is a huge mistake because equals are terrible and boring. But a sense of fairness and justice is a totally different thing and a much more complex thing.

— Josh Homme

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

Only remember this: to seek justice is a good and noble thing, to seek revenge out of hatred is something that wiil devour your very soul.

— James Mace, Soldier of Rome: The Legionary

There is no justice in social justice, and there is no equality in social equality.

— Brad Thor

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.

— D.H. Lawrence, Studies in Classic American Literature

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

— Francis Bacon

I see, these books are probably law books, and it is an essential part of the justice dispensed here that you should be condemned not only in innocence but also in ignorance.

— Franz Kafka, The Trial

It is mercy, not justice or courage or even heroism, that alone can defeat evil.

— Peter Kreeft, The Philosophy of Tolkien: The Worldview Behind the Lord of the Rings

A man who really fights for justice must lead a private, not a public, life if he is to survive for even a short time.

— Socrates, Apology

Faith without reason produces a mindless Christianity which is less than useless; the focus on justice in this world produces a theology that chases its own tail.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]

— R. Alan Woods, The Journey Is the Destination: A Book of Quotes With Commentaries

I once fed a dog-fight operator to the dogs he had abused for so long, and do you want to know something? It felt so good. It was justice, girl. The fucking law never gave a shit about a victim, but justice is all heart.

— Cedric Nye, Jango’s Anthem

Our sense of justice depends on our sense of time. Justice is a phenomenon only of consciousness, because time spread out in a spatial succession is its very essence. And this is possible only in a spatial metaphor of time.

— Julian Jaynes, The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind

Thwackum was for doing justice and leaving mercy to heaven.

— Henry Fielding

Justice? -You get justice in the next world, in this world you have the law.

— William Gaddis, A Frolic of His Own

Sometimes justice is better served by those who have experienced the pain

— Mark W. Boyer

One of the most corrosive aspects of the criminal justice system is its toleration of the insanity defense…Legitimate in some few cases, the insanity defense has been rendered farcical through its manipulation by so-called experts.

— Robert K. Tanenbaum, The Piano Teacher: The True Story of a Psychotic Killer

Small men command the letter of the law. Great men serve its spirit. For the spirit of the law is justice… and justice is the spirit of God.

— J.C. Marino, Dante’s Journey

Don’t expect and wait for justice to happen immediately, it will never happen before the TIME. Also, you never will get beyond your LUCK. Remember that Kurukshetra war took place after a long wait.

— Debajyoti Ghosh

There’s no guarantee that justice will win out or that a noble sacrifice will make any difference. But when it does, there’s something that still swells my chest. There’s magic in that…. It tells me that’s the way things are supposed to be.

— Brent Weeks, Beyond the Shadows

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

We’ve heard many people say and have often said ourselves that justice is doing one’s own work and not meddling with what isn’t one’s own … Then, it turns out that this doing one’s own work-provided that it comes to be in a certain way-is justice.

— Plato, The Republic

High justice would in no way be debased if ardent love should cancel instantly the debts these penitents must satisfy.

— Dante Alighieri, Purgatorio

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

Without the fear of God, men do not even observe justice and charity among themselves.

— John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion

I began my legal career working for Byron White, the last Coloradan to serve on the Supreme Court, and the only justice to lead the N.F.L. in rushing. He was one of the smartest and most courageous men I’ve ever known.

— Neil Gorsuch

Feminist thinking teaches us all, especially, how to love justice and freedom in ways that foster and affirm life.

— bell hooks, Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

God loves justice and He desires mankind to love the same.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

I’ve always been driven by the concept of equal justice under the law, but only the rich can pay great sums of money for legal assistance and that puts them at an advantage over the poor.

— Samuel Dash

Let justice be done tho the heavens fall.

— Michael Davitt

I have been brought up in a world dominated by honor. I have known neither crime, poverty, nor betrayal, and here I taste hatred for the first time: it is sublime, like a thirst for justice and revenge.”-the girl who played go

— Shan Sa, The Girl Who Played Go

What dreams would he have, not seeing. Life a dream for him. Where is the justice being born that way?

— James Joyce, Ulysses

Couldn’t help but make me feel ashamed to live in a land where justice is a game.

— Bob Dylan

We should use our old moral values and our love of peace as the foundation of national reconstruction and look forward to the day when we shall become leaders in world reconstruction upon lines of international justice and good will.

— Sun Yat-sen

Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.

— Imelda Marcos

Far too many people allow broken egos and wounded prides to convince them to seek justice before they seek understanding.

— A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

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

Cosmopolitanism is a radical affirmation of the idea of neighbor/enemy-love-as-self love…Cosmopolitanism is about a cosmic scope of justice and hospitality––another name for _love_.

— Namsoon Kang, Cosmopolitan Theology: Reconstituting Planetary Hospitality, Neighbor-Love, and Solidarity in an Uneven World

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

There may be more poetry than justice in poetic justice.

— George Will

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

Peace without justice is tyranny.

— William Allen White

Justice is to social justice like a chair to an electric chair.

— Janusz Korwin-Mikke

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

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

— James A. Baldwin

Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body.

— Theodore Roosevelt

God may seem sometimes to forget for a while, whilst his justice reposes, but there always comes a moment when he remembers.

— Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

When we raise our vibration to the state of “Being Love, ” we change and our world shifts into something so delicious and intoxicating that words hardly do justice to its description.

— Leeza Donatella, The State of Being Love: Steps to Raise Your Vibration for a Joy Filled Life

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.

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

Am I suggesting that you must feel sorry for divorce lawyers and prepare to pay every penny of their fees? Of course not! You deserve justice, and the lawyer can be lured into delivering said justice at a seriously discounted price!

— Portia Porter, Can You Stiff Your Divorce Lawyer? Tales of How Cunning Clients Can Get Free Legal Work, as Told by an Experienced Divorce Attorney

It’s annoying, but justice and equality are mates. Aren’t they? Justice always wants to hang out with equality. And equality is a real pain.

— Bono

I reiterate once more, forgive the offenders to let divine justice be made.

— Auliq Ice

Politics is about the improvement of people’s lives. It’s about advancing the cause of peace and justice in our country and the world. Politics is about doing well for the people.

— Paul Wellstone

To me, the failure of liberalism – the tradition I come from – was not recognizing there has to be justice across the generations.

— Richard Lamm

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

We have proclaimed to the world our determination ‘to die freemen, rather than to live slaves.’ We have appealed to Heaven for the justice of our cause, and in Heaven we have placed our trust.

— Samuel Adams

It is our responsibility to explain to the public how an often unpredictable system of justice is one that serves a productive, civilized, but always evolving, society.

— Sonia Sotomayor

Rosa Parks was the queen mother of a movement whose single act of heroism sparked the movement for freedom, justice and equality. Her greatest contribution is that she told us a regular person can make a difference.

— Marc Morial

A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests.

— Aristide Briand

Injustice upon earth renders the justice of of heaven impossible.

— Robert G. Ingersoll

Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly, and we shall add to our number those who will turn the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things.

— Lucy Stone

Conscience is a coward and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.

— Oliver Goldsmith

I believe one of the best ways to achieve justice is to expose injustice.

— Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics

Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.

— Plato

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

Fiat justitia, ruat caelum. (Let justice be done, though the heavens may fall.)

— Anonymous

The human voice is still the most paramount vessel or weapon to use, to uphold justice and to protest against injustice.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

The Church really does not know what [peace and justice] mean apart from the life and death of Jesus of Nazareth. After all, Pilate permitted the killing of Jesus in order to secure both peace and justice (Roman style) in Judea.

— Stanley Hauerwas, Resident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony

I will lament your departure. I will hide my shame for having erred on some obscure point, for thinking that the justice of war is the same of peacetime.

— Paulo Coelho, The Spy

As a citizen of the world, I stand only with Truth and my conscience is my only leader. This is the only way to peace and justice on earth. To always do the right thing, be the right person, and stand with whoever is right always and forever.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Philosophy consists in moderating each life so that many lives will fit together with as much liberty and justice as will keep them together: and not so much as will make them fly apart, when the harm will be the greater.

— Tom Stoppard, Voyage

I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy.

— Kelly Miller

We have this long history of racism in this country, and as it happens, the criminal justice system has been perhaps the most prominent instrument for administering racism. But the racism doesn’t actually come from the criminal justice system.

— Ta-Nehisi Coates

I would remind you that extremism in the defence of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

— Barry Goldwater

Let justice be done though the heavens fall.

— William Watson

People are dying in vain because this country isn’t holding their end of the bargain up as far as, you know, giving freedom and justice and liberty to everybody.

— Colin Kaepernick

It is hard enough to face the moral law even with the revelation that the divine justice and divine mercy are conjoined. It offends our pride to be forgiven, terrifies it to surrender control.

— J. Budziszewski, What We Can’t Not Know: A Guide

Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us.

— Andrea Dworkin

While the word charity connotes a single act of giving, justice speaks to right living, of aligning oneself with the world in a way that sustains rather than exploits the rest of creation.

— Rachel Held Evans, A Year of Biblical Womanhood

So to hope to be able to have peace, to be able to have justice and environmental balance, are consequences of our behavior, not just our intentions.

— Godfrey Reggio

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

— Martin Luther

You speak good words, child, but sometimes what lies within is much darker. The line between justice and revenge is then. Justice is order; revenge is chaos. If revenge is your innermost desire, you will be destroyed upon entering into the hall

— Amira Aly, Egypt: The Uprising (The Battle for Maat, #1)

The weapons of divine justice are blunted by the confession and sorrow of the offender.

— Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy II: Purgatory

His laws once broken, His justice and the very nature of those laws bring the immutable retribution; but if we turn penitently to Him, He enables us to bear our punishment with a meek and docile heart, ‘for His mercy endureth forever.

— Elizabeth Gaskell

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

I have long understood that climate change is not only an environmental issue – it is a humanitarian, economic, health, and justice issue as well.

— Frances Beinecke

But when justice is done the world drops away.

— Anne Carson, Autobiography of Red

I have a secret passion for mercy. But justice is what keeps happening to people.

— Ross Macdonald, The Goodbye Look

I think it’s important for us as a society to remember that the youth within juvenile justice systems are, most of the time, youths who simply haven’t had the right mentors and supporters around them – because of circumstances beyond their control.

— Q’orianka Kilcher

One of the best ways to achieve justice is to expose injustice.

— Julian Assange

In England justice is open to all – like the Ritz Hotel.

— Sir James Mathew

So after all justice comes…(Person of Interest)

— Deyth Banger

Love of justice is for most men only the courage to suffer injustice.

— Comte de Lautréamont, Maldoror and the Complete Works

The Lord is concerned about the poor receiving justice and that they are not neglected or cheated.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

As long as there is rape… there is not going to be any peace or justice or equality or freedom. You are not going to become what you want to become or who you want to become. You are not going to live in the world you want to live in.

— Andrea Dworkin

Gurion would lament: What is the good of trying to do justice if God will kill me and my family whether or not I do justice?

— Adam Levin, The Instructions

The lack of stringent laws and the inefficient prosecution ofperpetrators have made it increasingly difficult for victims and theirfamilies to get the justice they deserve.

— Oche Otorkpa, The Unseen Terrorist

The rape of justice anywhere , violates justice everywhere

— Colin Tegerdine, You Can’t Google Life

…celebrating the Eucharist as a remembrance of Christ means practicing God’s justice towards neighbors, strangers, and enemies alike.

— Patrick T. McCormick, A Banqueter’s Guide To The All-Night Soup Kitchen Of The Kingdom Of God

Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.

— Reinhold Niebuhr, The Essential Reinhold Niebuhr: Selected Essays and Addresses

Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever state or persuasion.

— Thomas Jefferson

It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.

— Edmund Burke

I need a watchman to tell me this is what a man says but this is what he means, to draw a line down the middle and say here is this justice and there is that justice and make me understand the difference.

— Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman

The sense of justice is continuous with the love of mankind.

— John Rawls

Harsh justice is still justice.

— George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords

Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.

— Haile Selassie

You have sacrificed justice to mercy. You have sacrificed independence to unity. You have sacrificed reason to faith. You have sacrificed wealth to need. You have sacrificed self-esteem to self-denial. You have sacrificed happiness to duty.

— Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

The time’s gone by for sentiment and all that foolery. Mercy’s all very well but after all it’s justice that clinches the bargain.

— Walter de la Mare, The Return

We will not build a society that reflects who we are and that has opportunities for equality or justice if we don’t make progress for all participants.

— Mitchell Baker

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.

— Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Never look for justice in this world, never cease to give it.

— Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest

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

Mr Mandela, who had given his whole life for justice and had never once thought of himself. How unlike these people were modern politicians, who thought only of power and tricks.

— Alexander McCall Smith, The Full Cupboard of Life

A knight sets out to illuminate the darkness in society, not from its leaves but from its roots. This is how justice will be realized. Find the source

— Ethan Hawke, Rules for a Knight

I feel that I’ll be buried in Ireland and don’t think I’ll ever live in the U.S. I’m not comfortable with many aspects of U.S. society – especially the justice system.

— John Connolly

In the land of the seeing, the blindfolded lady justice is Queen.

— Chad Almadani

Happiness is the only good, reason the only torch, justice the only worship, humanity the only religion, and love the only priest.

— Robert G. Ingersoll

First, people should open their eyes to see structural sin, which is the very existence of a First and Third World. As long as there’s a First World, there won’t be peace because there won’t be justice or sharing. (Pedro Casaldaliga, p. 243)

— Mev Puleo, The Struggle Is One: Voices and Visions of Liberation

Is it justice to make evil, and then punish for it?

— James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans

The oligarchs do not care what justice is, only what seems just. They do not care what mercy is, only what appears merciful. Thus justice and mercy will always escape them.

— Catherynne M. Valente, In the Night Garden

I am passionate about the things that I believe in like equality, free will, justice and love.

— Trish Kaye Lleone, Finding Anna: A Memoir: The True Story of Child Sexual Abuse

The attainment of justice is the highest human endeavor.

— Florence Ellinwood Allen

Besides taking jobs from American workers, illegal immigration creates huge economic burdens on our health care system, our education system, our criminal justice system, our environment, our infrastructure and our public safety.

— Jan C. Ting

A thought for this Damocletian Age: the trouble with justice is it just isn’t it?

— Nanamoli Thera

Do you really think that laws made by men and a justice system maintained by men will ever be fair in cases of rape? Nora Hawks from One Bullet Beyond Justice

— Dennis R. Miller

The weakness of their reasoning faculty also explains why women show more sympathy for the unfortunate than men … and why on the contrary they are inferior to men as regards justice and less honourable and conscientious.

— Schopenhauer

Holy Prophet PBUH promulgated a justice system regardless of status of people, yet in Pak the powerful easily escapes.

— Imran Khan

It is compassion rather than the principle of justice which can guard us against being unjust to our fellow men.

— Bruce Lee, Tao of Jeet Kune Do

We are in the midst of an exciting canvass… I am working very hard in politics as well as in other matters. We are determined that Mississippi shall be settled on a basis of justice and political and legal equality.

— Hiram Rhodes Revels

Patriotism has no appeal to us justice has. Party has no weight with us principle has. Loyalty is meaningless it depends on what one is loyal to.

— A. Philip Randolph

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.

Not one of the learned gentlemen who pretend that the Mosaic laws are filled with justice and intelligence, would live, for a moment, in any country where such laws were in force.

— Robert G. Ingersoll, Some Mistakes of Moses

The feminine political voice is personal. It’s intimate. It’s caregiving and life enhancing. It’s about bringing more love, caring and justice into the world. It’s also fierce and determined.

— Tabby Biddle, Find Your Voice: A Woman’s Call to Action

The Indian criminal justice system was a market like garbage, Abdul now understood. Innocence and guilt could be bought and sold like a kilo of polyurethane bags.

— Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

Happily ever after?” “If justice doesn’t triumph and love doesn’t make the circle in entertainment fiction, what’s the point? Real life sucks too often.

— Nora Roberts, Angels Fall

Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public.

— Cornel West

Sometimes, the scales of justice find a level of their own, without our help… And sometimes, in seeking justice, we don’t always serve it.

— Susanna Kearsley, The Splendour Falls

Cries for justice are often the bitter laments of the vengeful.

— Wayne Gerard Trotman, Kaya Abaniah and the Father of the Forest

Where justice if negotiable, filthiness becomes delectable

— Tony Osborg

All too often arrogance accompanies strength, and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong. The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice.

— Theodore Bikel

Those of us focused on issues related to social justice and equality are grateful for the significant steps President Obama has made to advance women’s equality and status all over the world.

— Christy Turlington

We do believe that freedom, the right to choose, the right to vote, respect and justice is the fundamental right of all people. All people must obtain these rights.

— Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

You have received a mandate not given by man, but given and empowered by God, to bring justice to the people and godliness on the earth.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

The cry of the poor is is not always just, but if you don’t listen to it, you will never know what justice is.

— Howard Zinn, A People’s History of the United States

All the buildings of justice will remain idle on the day when all men have high conscience!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

The world’s people all share the earnest aspiration to have peace, stability, justice and cooperation.

— Tran Duc Luong

Let wickedness escape as it may at the bar it never fails of doing justice upon itself for every guilty person is his own hangman.

— Seneca

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

— D. H. Lawrence

The memory of the 146 people who lost their lives in the Triangle Shirtwaist fire stands as a reminder that legal protections and workplace safety standards were won through a long struggle for social justice and at great human cost.

— Eric Schneiderman

I am confident that, in the end, common sense and justice will prevail. I’m an optimist, brought up on the belief that if you wait to the end of the story, you get to see the good people live happily ever after.

— Cat Stevens

The reason I like the criminal justice system is there aren’t Republican or Democrat victims or police officers or prosecutors. It’s about respect for the rule of law!

— Trey Gowdy

One must realize that war is common, and justice strife, and that all things come to be through strife and are (so) ordained.

— Heraclitus, Fragments

We desire justice, and justice has never been obtained in haste and strong feeling.

— Walter Van Tilburg Clark

You have a right to have a godly anger to bring about change, godliness and justice in the society.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Unnecessary bureaucracy hinders creativity, growth, justice and the attainment of peace.

— Widad Akreyi

In a state of anomie, the absence of justice becomes the panacea for justice

— Dauglas Dauglas, Roses in the Rainbow

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

Rule-following, legal precedence, and political consistency are not more important than right, justice and plain common-sense.

— W. E. B. Du Bois

A subtle reason for apathy is that justice rarely has much to do with our lives. Unless we’ve personally been victims of injustice, we can take for granted that life is generally fair.

— Ken Wytsma, Pursuing Justice: The Call to Live and Die for Bigger Things

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.

— Queen Elizabeth II

Everything in life has a yin and yang – an interconnected, complementary and opposite force. Just as we need the light to distinguish it from the dark, we recognize injustice in the world demands justice to provide a balance.

— Kenneth Eade, And Justice?

When justice is prioritized by any leader at any level then to give justice to the citizenry will always be at the back of the mind of such a leader.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Thirteen virtues necessary for true success: temperance silence order resolution frugality industry sincerity justice moderation cleanliness tranquility chastity and humility.

— Benjamin Franklin

Those who fight for social justice and the rights of people will count any other thing as unimportant.

— Sunday Adelaja, The Mountain of Ignorance

Karate is not about techniques and their execution, but about boldness, integrity and fight for justice and common good

— Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Shorinjiryu Ryujin Kenpo

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

It may not be pretty, but sometimes justice has to be hard to keep the rest of us straight and safe.

— Intisar Khanani, Thorn

Part of me wants justice for this. Part of me wants to never cause harm to another.

— Ken Scholes, Lamentation

Law and justice are not the same.

— John Connolly, A Time of Torment

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 admire law enforcement agents who put their lives on the line to enforce the law while building trust and understanding within a community and around the world. I honor those who seek justice for all the people of this country.

— Janet Reno

In a civilization when love is gone we turn to justice and when justice is gone we turn to power and when power is gone we turn to violence.

— Kare Anderson, Moving From Me to We

There was no justice in rebellion. This Javert had come to believe after seeing Marseille fall headfirst into the abyss of the revolution.

— Kelsey Brickl, Wolves and Urchins: The Early Life of Inspector Javert

The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.

— Aristotle

People who don’t expect justice don’t have to suffer disappointment.

— Isaac Asimov, The Robots of Dawn

If we want truth and justice to rule our global village, there must be no hypocrisy. If there is no truth, then there will be no equality. No equality, no justice. No justice, no peace. No peace, no love. No love, only darkness.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

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

— Malcolm X

Men who know God and his heart, would not hide behind their pulpit when justice is been ridiculed in their society

— Sunday Adelaja

Though it cost the blood of millions of white men, let it come. Let justice be done.

— John Quincy Adams

The tragedy of sin reached its crescendo when God in Christ became sin . . .He was offering Himself as the sacrifice required by the justice of God if man was to be redeemed.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

The slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown. He must dominate in his turn.

— Albert Camus

The justice and truth of God are here written in bloody characters, for the conviction or the confusion of all those that make a jest of his threatenings. Let them not be deceived, God is not mocked.

— Matthew Henry, Matthew Henry’s Commentary on the Whole Bible

unless you’re the lead dog the view never changes…mercy out does justice every time:always find your way back home/

— Bob Mitchley, Breaking Through

My dear friend, to be both powerful and fair has always been difficult for mankind. Power and justice have always been seen like day and night; this being the case, when one of them is there the other disappears.

— Mehmet Murat ildan, Galileo Galilei

If justice is supposed to be fair, than any justice system you would hope is based on fairness.

— Peter Jackson

If justice takes place, there may be hope, even in the face of a seemingly capricious divinity.

— Alberto Manguel, The Library at Night

In her way, she was a hard one. Faith in any sort of natural justice was nothing but a night light; she knew of that. Whatever she did, she would end the same way with everyone does: flat on her back with a tube in her nose, wondering, “Is this all?

— Thomas Harris, Red Dragon

.. becoming attached to a country involves pressing, uncomfortable questions about justice and opportunity for its least powerful citizens.

— Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

Law is for everyone, justice is for few.

— Sercan Leylek

I prefer my justice to be blind.

— Amy A. Bartol, Under Different Stars

Politics and justice seldom walk hand in hand.

— Wayne Gerard Trotman