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Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown by the violence of torrents, nor demolished by the force of armies.

Tags: Cannot, Violence  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

When we ask for love, we don't ask others to be fair to us-but rather to care for us, to be considerate of us. There is a world of difference here between demanding justice... and begging or pleading for love.

Tags: Care, Love  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

Think how different human societies would be if they were based on love rather than justice. But no such societies have ever existed on earth.

Tags: Human, Love  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.

Tags: Fate, Makes  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

When strength is yoked with justice, where is a mightier pair than they?

Tags: Pair, Strength  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.

Tags: Learning, Suffering  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.

Tags: Great, Wealth  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice.

Tags: Friendship, Science  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

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

Tags: Him, Mind  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

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

Tags: Virtue, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

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

Tags: Best, Law  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

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

Tags: Absence, Government  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.

Tags: Charity, Substitute  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Punishment is justice for the unjust.

Tags: Punishment, Unjust  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

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

Tags: Found, Mercy  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.

Tags: Small, Truth  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

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

Tags: Alone, Cannot  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

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.

Tags: Great, Sense  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

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?

Tags: Political, Power  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Tags: Anywhere, Injustice  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.

Tags: Hope, Peace  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice.

Tags: Moral, Universe  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.

Tags: Become, Law  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.

Tags: Human, Struggle  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Tags: God, Sleep  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson
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Chile has done a lot to rid itself of poverty, especially extreme poverty, since the return to democracy. But we still have a ways to go toward greater equity. This country does not have a neoliberal economic model anymore. We have put in place a lot of policies that will ensure that economic growth goes hand in hand with social justice.

Tags: Democracy, Done  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.

Tags: Care, Religion  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

The place of justice is a hallowed place.

Tags: Hallowed, Place  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

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

Tags: Maintain  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

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

Tags: Nature, Revenge  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

But I have always said that it's important we must make sure that justice is at all time be maintained.

Tags: Said, Time  ✍ Author: Louis Bacon

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

Tags: Law, Legal  ✍ Author: Arthur Baer

Justice Scalia is predictable. He can be counted on to come down with a conservative opinion, and generally, to bring Justice Clarence Thomas with him.

Tags: Him, Opinion  ✍ Author: F. Lee Bailey

In the matter of justice, all should be equal in your eyes.

Tags: Eyes, Matter  ✍ Author: Tammy Faye Bakker

As a lawyer, as a private citizen, you see a lot of injustice. You see a lot of people who should have been punished and are not, and people who were punished wrongfully are not vindicated. Fiction is sort of a way to set the record straight, and let people at least believe that justice can be achieved and the right outcomes can occur.

Tags: Injustice, Lawyer  ✍ Author: David Baldacci

Fiction is sort of a way to set the record straight, and let people at least believe that justice can be achieved and the right outcomes can occur.

Tags: Fiction, Straight  ✍ Author: David Baldacci

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.

Tags: Beauty, Truth  ✍ Author: George Bancroft

All human laws are, properly speaking, only declaratory; they have no power over the substance of original justice.

Tags: Human, Power  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

Free trade is not based on utility but on justice.

Tags: Based, Free  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

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.

Tags: Great, Society  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the law of our Creator, the law of humanity, justice, equity - the law of nature and of nations.

Tags: Humanity, Nature  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

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

Tags: Humanity, May  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.

Tags: Liberty, Opinion  ✍ Author: Edmund Burke

Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so.

Tags: Injustice, Whatever  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

Justice while she winks at crimes, Stumbles on innocence sometimes.

Tags: She, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

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.

Tags: God, Human  ✍ Author: John Calvin

Let Justice, blind and halt and maimed, chastise the rebel spirit surging in my veins, let the Law deal me penalties and pains And make me hideous in my neighbours' eyes.

Tags: Eyes, Law  ✍ Author: Christian Camargo

Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.

Tags: Equality, Tolerance  ✍ Author: Kim Campbell

If there is any justice in the world, then eighties rock will never again serve to blight humanity as it did in that dark decade!

Tags: Humanity, Rock  ✍ Author: Vivian Campbell

I think the time has come for the United States to do even-handed justice.

Tags: Time, United  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

I contend that Bush would be a lot more moderate if there weren't some fundamentalists breathing down his neck every time he wants to establish the state of Israel, every time he wants to do justice for the Palestinian people.

Tags: State, Time  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

Justice requires that everyone should have enough to eat. But it also requires that everyone should contribute to the production of food.

Tags: Enough, Food  ✍ Author: Elias Canetti

Spare me through your mercy, do not punish me through your justice.

Tags: Mercy, Punish  ✍ Author: Jim Cantalupo

In addition, for almost a year now I have been urging the President, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate suspicious gas price spikes.

Tags: Almost, Year  ✍ Author: Lois Capps

Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances.

Tags: She, Storm  ✍ Author: Benjamin Cardozo

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

Tags: Humanity, Love  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

More law, less justice.

Tags: Law, Less  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

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

Tags: Knowledge, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Justice is the set and constant purpose which gives every man his due.

Tags: Constant, Purpose  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.

Tags: Giving, Men  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

The more laws, the less justice.

Tags: Legal, Less  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.

Tags: Parenting, Truth  ✍ Author: Bill Cosby

Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet.

Tags: Parents, Peace  ✍ Author: Bill Cosby

Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy.

Tags: Die, Men  ✍ Author: Edward Dahlberg

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

Tags: Law, Legal  ✍ Author: Christopher Darden

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

Tags: Court  ✍ Author: Clarence Darrow

Justice has nothing to do with what goes on in a courtroom; Justice is what comes out of a courtroom.

Tags: Courtroom, Goes  ✍ Author: Clarence Darrow

The fact that life evolved out of nearly nothing, some 10 billion years after the universe evolved out of literally nothing, is a fact so staggering that I would be mad to attempt words to do it justice.

Tags: Life, Words  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

Tags: Door, Home  ✍ Author: Charles Dickens

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

 ✍ Author: Phyllis Diller

Justice is truth in action.

Tags: Action, Truth  ✍ Author: Benjamin Disraeli

I say that justice is truth in action.

Tags: Action, Truth  ✍ Author: Benjamin Disraeli

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.

Tags: Ignorance, Society  ✍ Author: Frederick Douglass

There is an insuperable problem about introducing immigrants to British values. There are no British values. Nor are there any Serbian or Peruvian values. No nation has a monopoly on fairness and decency, justice and humanity.

Tags: Humanity, Problem  ✍ Author: Terry Eagleton

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.

Tags: America, Society  ✍ Author: Steve Earle

Freedom and Justice are twin sisters.

Tags: Freedom, Sisters  ✍ Author: Friedrich Ebert

A just person is one who is conformed and transformed into justice.

 ✍ Author: Aaron Eckhart

The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place.

Tags: Challenge, Place  ✍ Author: Marian Wright Edelman

The Declaration of Independence was always our vision of who we wanted to be, our ideal of freedom and justice, how we were going to be different, and what the American experiment was going to be about.

Tags: Freedom, Wanted  ✍ Author: Marian Wright Edelman

We have to remind the people: Congress has the constitutional obligation and public responsibility to oversee these issues and the Department of Justice's operations.

Tags: Congress, Public  ✍ Author: Kenneth Edmonds

Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.

Tags: Men, Peace  ✍ Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.

Tags: Peace, Sides  ✍ Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower

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.

Tags: Heart, History  ✍ Author: Queen Elizabeth II

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

Tags: Between, Men  ✍ Author: Nora Ephron

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

Tags: Compact, Harm  ✍ Author: Nora Ephron

Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness.

Tags: Happiness, Women  ✍ Author: Susan Faludi

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.

Tags: Peace, Truth  ✍ Author: Louis Farrakhan

Let justice be done, though the world perish.

Tags: Done, Though  ✍ Author: Edna Ferber

The first requisite of civilization is that of justice.

Tags: Requisite  ✍ Author: Sigmund Freud

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

Tags: Law, Next  ✍ Author: William Gaddis

The big tyrants never face justice.

Tags: Big, Face  ✍ Author: George Galloway

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

Tags: Conscience, Higher  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment.

Tags: Law, Love  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party.

Tags: Party, Win  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

Allowing suspects to indefinitely linger in our cells is, in fact, detrimental to our national security goals. If a suspect is proven to be a terrorist, for the sake of the victims and deterring any future attacks, he or she must be brought to justice. America has done this with Timothy McVeigh and hundreds of other terrorists.

Tags: Done, Future  ✍ Author: John Garamendi

Reaffirming the justice of the American system bolsters our legitimacy with allies, thereby encouraging further cooperation and improving our national security.

Tags: American, Security  ✍ Author: John Garamendi

Justice and goodwill will outlast passion.

Tags: Goodwill, Passion  ✍ Author: James A. Garfield

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

Tags: Education, Freedom  ✍ Author: James A. Garfield

People demand a lot of the justice system and they demand things that it can't deliver.

Tags: Demand, System  ✍ Author: Helen Garner

The New Deal was going to redistribute the national income according to ideals of social and economic justice.

Tags: Economic, Social  ✍ Author: Brad Garrett
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