Favorite Quotations ~  Justice Genesis of Justice

"Heaven gives long life to the just and the intelligent." ~ Confucius

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It is easy to be popular. It is not easy to be just. ~ Rose Elizabeth Bird

Believe in no other God than the one who insists on justice and equality among men. George Sand

What is justice? ~ Socrates

Be just, and fear now. ~ William Shakespeare

Justice without force is powerless force without justice is tyrannical. ~ Blaise Pascal

I tremble for my species when I reflect that God is just. ~ Thomas Jefferson

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

Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

It is reasonable that every one who asks justice should do justice. ~ Thomas Jefferson

Judging from the main portion of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy. ~ Walt Whitman

Justice, and only justice, shall always be our motto. ~ Woodrow Wilson

A person who lacks the verdancy of justice is dry, totally without tender goodness, totally without illuminating virtue. ~ Hildegard Of Bingen

A book might be written on the injustice of the just. ~ Pauline Kael

Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal, mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice. ~ Miguel De Cervantes

Justice has no independent existence; it results from mutual contracts, and establishes itself wherever there is a mutual engagement to guard against doing or sustaining mutual injury. ~ Epicurus

An unrectified case of injustice has a terrible way of lingering, restlessly, in the social atmosphere like an unfinished equation. ~ Mary McCarthy

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