Quotes On Justice

Great quotes on justice are both inspirational and thought provoking. Some would see that justice reigns while others are not so sure. There are cases where justice perceived is more than justice given and vice versa. Whether you believe justice has been done is often a matter of perception and this depends on who does the perceiving; the victim or the perpetrator.
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Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As one reads history, not in the expurgated editions written for schoolboys and passmen, but in the original authorities of each time, one is absolutely sickened, not by the crimes that the wicked have committed, but by the punishments that the good have inflicted; and a community is infinitely more brutalised by the habitual employment of punishment than it is by the occasional occurrence of crime. Oscar Wilde

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

I think the first duty of society is justice. Alexander Hamilton

The most absurd apology for authority and law is that they serve to diminish crime. Aside from the fact that the State is itself the greatest criminal, breaking every written and natural law, stealing in the form of taxes, killing in the form of war and capital punishment, it has come to an absolute standstill in coping with crime. It has failed utterly to destroy or even minimize the horrible scourge of its own creation. Emma Goldman

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

We don't seem to be able to check crime, so why not legalize it and then tax it out of business? Will Rogers

Justice is a matter of perception; if there is no view that it is just than there is injustice to those who are dissatisfied. Byron Pulsifer

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

It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive. Earl Warren

Charity begins at home and justice begins next door. Charles Dickens

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

I believe in justice and truth, without which there would be no basis for human hope. Dalai Lama

Justice, truth, and beauty are sisters and comrades. With three such beautiful words we have no need to look for any others. Simone Weil

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin. Dwight Eisenhower

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