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Justice Quotes

Justice is truth in action.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedom.

Author: William O. Douglas (1898-1980)

Profession: American Supreme Court Justice

There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men

Author: Epicurus

Profession: Greek Philosopher

A judge who cannot punish, in the end associates themselves with the criminal.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Every offense is avenged on earth.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Justice is incidental to law and order.

Author: J. Edgar Hoover (1895-1972)

Profession: American Public Servant

A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate.

Author: Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899)

Profession: American Orator, Lawyer

The injustice done to an individual is sometimes of service to the public.

Author: Junius (1769-1771)

Profession: Anonymous British Letter Writer

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Author: Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

Profession: American Black Leader, Nobel Prize Winner, 1964

A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.

Author: Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864)

Profession: British Poet, Essayist

The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

I am unjust, but I can strive for justice. My life's unkind, but I can vote for kindness. I, the unloving, say life should be lovely. I, that am blind, cry out against my blindness.

Author: Vachel Lindsay (1878-1931)

Profession: American Poet

Justice is a temporary thing that must at last come to an end; but the conscience is eternal and will never die.

Author: Martin Luther (1483-1546)

Profession: German Leader of the Protestant Reformation

True liberty can exist only when justice is equally administered to all.

Author: Lord Mansfield (1867-1915)

Profession: British Artist, Author