Quotes by justice
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Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.
Lois McMaster Bujold
American speculative fiction writer 1949-
The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.
Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
20 years on I'm not that interested in charity. I'm interested in justice. There's a difference. Africa needs justice as much as it needs charity.
Equality for Africa is a big idea. It's a big expensive idea.Source: PENN Address (2004)
French statesman 1862-1932
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.
American politician 1961-
America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
American politician 1948-
Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.
Adlai E. Stevenson II
American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice.
Source: Speech in Urbana, Illinois (1951)
David Herbert Lawrence
English writer 1885-1930
Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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.
Belgian playwright, poet and essayist 1862-1949
It is not from reason that justice springs, but goodness is born of wisdom.
American statesman 1809-1865
Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother to the lisping babe that prattles on her lap. Let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges. Let it be written in primers, spelling books, and in almanacs. Let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislative halls, and enforced in the courts of justice. And, in short, let it become the political religion of the nation.
American activist 1925-1965
Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.
American theatre critic 1894-1984
The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty.