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Quotes about Justice

Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education / 

Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.
Nelson Mandela / 

'No soul is willing to be robbed of truth', he says. The same holds of justice, too, of temperance, of kindness, and the like. It is most necessary to remember this continually, for thus you will be more gentle to all men.
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations / 

If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
Francis Bacon / 

Justice seeks no reward.
Marcus Tullius Cicero - De legibus / 

Justice seeks no reward.

Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées / 

There is no justice in putting strength on a level above wisdom.
Xenophanes / 

The Sage will bear the name of insane, and the Just the name of unjust, if in their search for Virtue they go beyond what is sufficient.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles / 

In affairs of state the principles and the foundations must be truth and justice.
Demosthenes / 

Your life is short. You must turn to profit the present by the aid of reason and justice.
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations / 

And therefore justice is often thought to be the greatest of virtues, and 'neither evening nor morning star' is so wonderful; and proverbially 'in justice is every virtue comprehended'.
Aristotle - Nicomachean Ethics / 

One characteristic of the symbol is that it is never wholly arbitrary; it is not empty, for there is the rudiment of a natural bond between the signifier and the signified. The symbol of justice, a pair of scales, could not be replaced by just any other symbol, such as a chariot.
Ferdinand de Saussure - Course in General Linguistics / 

Truth never damages a cause that is just.
Mahatma Gandhi / 

True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
Martin Luther King Jr. / 

Love or hate alters the face of justice.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées / 

Extreme justice is often an insult.
Jean Racine - La Thébaïde / 

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Winston Churchill

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

For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Baruch Spinoza

In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
Albert Einstein

There is the good and the bad, the great and the low, the just and the unjust. I swear to you that all that will never change.
Albert Camus / 

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