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Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC+4
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
German - American physicist 1879-1955+2
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-+2
The dead cannot cry out for justice; it is a duty of the living to do so for them.
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.
David Herbert Lawrence
English writer 1885-1930+1
Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.
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.
Belgian playwright, poet and essayist 1862-1949+1
It is not from reason that justice springs, but goodness is born of wisdom.
American statesman 1809-1865+1
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.
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)
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.
Walter Savage Landor
British poet 1775-18640
A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.
American statesman 1809-18650
A private soldier has as much right to justice as a major-generalSource: Recollected Words of Abraham Lincoln
Al Gore seems to have found a great political ploy: Picking up whatever issue he is most vulnerable on and championing the cause. Perhaps he will start to champion perjury statutes and obstruction of justice.
English statesman 1874-19650
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Joseph De Maistre
French diplomat and philosopher 1753-18210
All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.