Quotes: justice

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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
  • Lois McMaster Bujold
    Lois McMaster Bujold
    American speculative fiction writer 1949-
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    The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.
  • Walter Savage Landor
    Walter Savage Landor
    British poet 1775-1864
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    A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    A private soldier has as much right to justice as a major-general

    Source: Recollected Words of Abraham Lincoln

  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
  • Joseph De Maistre
    Joseph De Maistre
    French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
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    All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    And I believe it because somehow the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice.

    Source: Keep Moving From This Mountain (1965)

  • Albert Claude
    Albert Claude
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    As far as I remember, even younger than eight, I have always been guided by reason. Not cold reason, but that which leads to the truth, to the real, and to sane Justice.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
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    As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other.
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
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    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.
  • George Bancroft
    George Bancroft
    American historian 1800-1891
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    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.
  • Ian Mcewan
    Ian Mcewan
    English novelist and screenwriter 1948-
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    By concentrating on what is good in people, by appealing to their idealism and their sense of justice, and by asking them to put their faith in the future, socialists put themselves at a severe disadvantage.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
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