Justice Quotes and Sayings
Justice consists in righteousness, reasonableness and fairness. The sense of justice influences and controls human behavior.
Human conscience is the highest court of justice – no sense of justice is possible without conscientious and moral strengths.
To treat all people with fairness and respect is justice, to bully and oppress the weak and the poor is injustice.
It takes moral courage and conviction to defend justice and oppose injustice. To take the side of justice is justice, to give comfort to injustice is injustice.
All men are entitled to justice, but justice is never given to anyone freely and equally. It takes commitment, dedication, and struggling to achieve justice for all.
Not all people are gallant enough to speak for justice, and most of them remain silent on injustice.
In the real world, men actually lack respect for justice, and often treat others unfairly and unjustly.
The sense of justice is always overwhelmed by personal interests, biases or prejudices, and there is little room for justice in economic competition, cultural or political rivalry.
Many cultural, ideological and religious interpretations of justice are divorced from the basic principles of justice.
There is no guarantee that justice is always served under the law, and unjust laws serve to promote and protect injustice.
The law is vulnerable to being manipulated or abused to serve injustice, and vulture lawyers simply rape the law and prostitute justice to serve the unscrupulous and guilty for profits.
Legal injustice is not uncommon in the court of justice, and miscarriage of justice has retarded the dispensation of true justice.
Social injustice in the forms of racial and sex discrimination, bullying and oppression of the weak and the poor often get away with impunity.
Knowledge, wealth and power without justice are the dangerous things to mankind.
Justice is often rendered impotence by the art of falsehood, conceit and sophistry – perfected by lawyers and politicians.
- Dr T.P.Chia
If you tremble with indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine.
- Che Guevara
Justice is truth in action.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Wisdom, love and justice are what we must worship and live for.
It is reasonable that everyone who asks justice should do justice.
- Thomas Jefferson
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.
- Benjamin Franklin
There is no such thing as justice – in or out of court.
~ Clarence Darrow
The trouble with the laws these days is that criminals know their rights better than their wrongs.
This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
It is not a Justice System. It is just a system.
~ Bob Enyart
Justice will prevail!
- Tsugumi Ohba
It is easier to commit murder than to justify it.
~ Aemilius Papinianus
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
- Abraham Lincoln
The cry of the poor is is not always just, but if you don’t listen to it, you will never know what justice is.
- Howard Zinn