Justice Quotes and Sayings

Posted by Brian

We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party. – Mohandas Gandhi

Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety. – Plato

The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet. – Bill Cosby

There is no such thing as justice – in or out of court. – Clarence Darrow, 1936

Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe. – Robert Browning

A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation. – Howard Scott

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is easier to commit murder than to justify it. – Aemilius Papinianus

Extreme justice is extreme injustice. – Cicero

War makes thieves and peace hangs them. – George Herbert

Hug a police officer.  It’s the law! – Author Unknown

If you do things well, do them better. Be daring, be first, be different, be just. – Dame Anita Roddick

When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty. – Norm Crosby

An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind. – Mahatma Gandhi

Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Of all the things of a man’s soul which he has within him, justice is the greatest good and injustice the greatest evil. – Plato

The United States is the greatest law factory the world has ever known. – Charles Evans Hughes

Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through. – Jonathan Swift

Let justice be done through the heavens fall. – Roman Maxim

The more corrupt the republic, the more numerous the laws. – Tacitus, Annals

This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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. – Vachel Lindsay

Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what sting is justice. – H. L. Mencken

An appeal… is when you ask one court to show its contempt for another court. – Finley Peter Dunne

It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered. – Aristotle

If you don’t get enough time-outs as a child, you get them as a grownup. – Andrew Bonifacio

Remember that you are all people and that all people are you. – Joy Harjo

The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day. – Bible

Law is not justice and a trial is not a scientific inquiry into truth.  A trial is the resolution of a dispute. – Edison Haines

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both. – Eleanor Roosevelt


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