Justice

"Liberty, equality - bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Military justice is to justice what military music is to music."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"No one should be judge in his own case."

Publilius Syrus
Publilius Syrus "Sentences"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

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


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Men are born equal but they are also born different."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Justice delayed is justice denied."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them must share the guilt for the dead."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Justice is the bread of the nation, it is always hungry for it."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Justice is conscience, not a personal conscience but the conscience of the whole of humanity."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The voice of the majority is no proof of justice."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The world is composed of givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"In England, justice is open to all - like the Ritz Hotel."


Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There are not enough jails, not enough policemen, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary."

Reinhold Niebuhr The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness
Reinhold Niebuhr The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In violence, we forget who we are."

Mary McCarthy
Mary McCarthy "On the Contrary"

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life is not fair, but life is not fair for everyone. That makes life fair."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"In communism, man oppresses man. In capitalism, it's the other way around."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have."

James Baldwin
James Baldwin "The Price of the Ticket"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I'll tell you a great secret, my friend. Don't wait for the last judgement. It happens every day."

Albert Camus
Albert Camus "The Fall"

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"What is a rebel? A man who says no."

Albert Camus
Albert Camus "The Rebel"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I hate victims who respect their executioners."

Sartre-Jean-Paul
Sartre-Jean-Paul "The Condemned of Altona"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It's not a color of skin that should separate people, but a thickness."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Justice, n. A commodity which in a more or less adulterated condition the State sells to the citizen as a reward for his allegiance, taxes and personal service."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 6.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Punishment is justice for the unjust."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"[...] we refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt. We refuse to believe that there are insufficient funds in the great vaults of opportunity of this nation."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"How can we speak of right and justice if we take an innocent creature and shed its blood? How can we pray to God for mercy if we ourselves have no mercy?"


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There is no man so good that if he placed all his actions and thoughts under the scrutiny of the laws, he would not deserve hanging ten times in his life."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Always do right. This will gratify some people, and astonish the rest."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Justice is truth in action."

Benjamin Disraeli (or Joseph Joubert)
Benjamin Disraeli (or Joseph Joubert)

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"An unjust law is no law at all."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"It is a funny sort of justice whose limits are marked by a river; true on this side of the Pyrenees, false on the other."

Blaise Pascal
Blaise Pascal "Pensées"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The love of justice is simply in the majority of men the fear of suffering injustice."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is better to risk sparing a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Justice is a machine that, when someone has once given it the starting push, rolls on of itself."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Justice that love gives is a surrender; justice that law gives is a punishment."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven."

Jesus Christ Luke 6:37-38
Jesus Christ Luke 6:37-38

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?"


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)