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Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice.

Author: Corazon Aquino

Profession: President of the Philippines

The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Never pray for justice, because you might get some.

Author: Margaret Atwood (1939)

Profession: Canadian Novelist, Poet, Critic

Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Justice is better than chivalry if we cannot have both.

Author: Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950)

Profession: American suffrage Writer and Journalist

Justice is a concept. Muscle is the reality.

Author: Linda Blandford


In the halls of justice, the only justice is in the halls.

Author: Lenny Bruce (1925-1966)

Profession: American Comedian

We leave unmolested those who set the fire to the house, and prosecute those who sound the alarm.

Author: Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort (1741-1794)

Profession: French Writer, Journalist, Playwright

The essence of justice is mercy.

Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin (1814-1880)

Profession: American Author, Clergyman

The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

The foundation of justice is good faith.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

Justice consists of doing no one injury, decency in giving no one offense.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

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

Author: Clarence Darrow (1857-1938)

Profession: American Lawyer

Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes.

Author: Daniel Defoe (1661-1731)

Profession: British Author

Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories.

Author: Denis Diderot (1713-1784)

Profession: French Philosopher