Quotes tagged with justice (656 quotes found)

J.R.R. Tolkien
Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.
compassion  justice  mercy  # 715
Elie Wiesel
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
Mahatma Gandhi
Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day:
Greg Abbott
During my time as a judge, as a justice, and as attorney general, I've had one overarching goal, and that is a strict interpretation and application of the laws and the Constitution. I would be Madisonian.
time  justice  Goal  # 3332
Elliott Abrams
On June 19, 1981, a vigorously healthy Justice Potter Stewart resigned from the Supreme Court at the age of 66.
age  justice  Healthy  # 4251
Bella Abzug
Imperfect though it may be, the Beijing Platform for Action is the strongest statement of consensus on women's equality, empowerment and justice ever produced by governments.
women  equality  justice  # 4466
Lord Acton
Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.
justice  secret  safe  # 5050
Joseph Addison
Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown by the violence of torrents, nor demolished by the force of armies.
Cannot  justice  violence  # 5919
Aeschylus
The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.
justice  fate  Sword  # 6900
Aeschylus
When strength is yoked with justice, where is a mightier pair than they?
strength  justice  Pair  # 6901
Aeschylus
Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.
learning  justice  suffering  # 6904
Aeschylus
For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.
Great  justice  wealth  # 6928
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
We do believe that freedom, the right to choose, the right to vote, respect and justice is the fundamental right of all people. All people must obtain these rights.
freedom  respect  justice  # 7495
Dorothy Allison
Writing is the only way I know to demand justice from an uncaring universe.
justice  universe  Demand  # 10954
James F. Amos
I felt that justice had been served and that the world was, in some way, a better place for all of us.
justice  Felt  Served  # 12524
Laurie Anderson
When love is gone, there's always justice. And when justice is gone, there's always force. And when force is gone, there's always Mom. Hi, Mom!
love  Mom  justice  # 13351