justice quotes

“Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.”What is YOUR famous quotation about justice? See what we picked for you in our collection of justice quotes by famous people throughout history.


“Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.”

“I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.”

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

Justice quotes - I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. Share

“I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.”

Justice quotes - The first requisite of civilization is that of justice. Share

“The first requisite of civilization is that of justice.”

“Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second.”

“If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: Thou shalt not ration justice.”

“To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils.”

“If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things; for thus the sacred light of injustice shines bright.”

“Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns.”

“Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.”

“He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.”

“Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.”

“The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not.”

“Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice.”

“Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.”

“Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.”

Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty.
Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace.
Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice.

“Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality.”

“The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.”

“Justice will overtake fabricators of lies and false witnesses.”

“At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.”

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

“Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.”

“My photographs don't do me justice - they just look like me. ”

“Knowledge without education is but armed injustice. ”

“Fidelity is the sister of justice. ”

“Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.”

“The more laws, the less justice. ”

“Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.”