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Fair Justice Quotes


"Justice from Love, and Love from Justice" - Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo

"Justice satisfies everybody, and justice alone." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The nature of men and of organized society dictates the maintenance in every field of action of the highest and purest standards of justice and of right dealing.... By justice the lawyer generally means the prompt, fair, and open application of impartial rules; but we call ours a Christian civilization, and a Christian conception of justice must be much higher. It must include sympathy and helpfulness and a willingness to forego self-interest in order to promote the welfare, happiness, and contentment of others and of the community as a whole." - Woodrow Wilson

"We who feel that justice is not being done have but one thing to do: that is fight, by argument, by example, by insistence on fair play wherever we have the power to do so. The rest is in the hands of the Lord, or nature, which swings, apparently, from one extreme to another." - Theodore Dreiser

"The problem with capitalism is that it best rewards the worst part of us: the ruthless, competitive, conniving, opportunistic, acquisitive drives, giving little reward and often much punishment-or at least much handicap-to honesty, compassion, fair play, many forms of hard work, love of justice, and a concern for those in need." - Michael Parenti

"I think social justice is important. I think it's not fair." - John Waters

"In order to establish peace, you must have fair justice for everyone." - Al Sharpton

"To threaten the institution is to threaten fair administration of justice and protection of liberty." - Stephen Breyer

"Liberty, Humanity, Justice, Equality" - Susan B Anthony

"it in every fair face, every fair sky, every fair flower." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Boy, you'll have a fair trial. Race, creed or color, justice will be done in my courtroom." - Laurence Stallings

"Absolute freedom mocks at justice. Absolute justice denies freedom." - Albert Camus

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

"Violence does even justice unjustly." - Thomas Carlyle

"Justice delayed is democracy denied." - John F Kennedy

"Justice seldom happens by accident." - Patricia King

"Justice is a jagged road." - Rene Balcer

"All's fair in love and war." - Francis Edward Smedley

"None but the brave deserve the fair." - John Dryden

"No love is foule, nor prison fair." - George Herbert

"Spectators often express disfavor of fair decisions." - Helen Wills

"Who ever said the world was fair?" - Cassandra Clare

"Who could doubt that sport is a crucial window for the propagation of fair play and justice? After all, fair play is a value that is essential to sport." - Nelson Mandela

"There are vivid memories from my childhood-what we had to go through because of low wages and the conditions, basically because there was no union. I suppose if I wanted to be fair I could say that I'm trying to settle a personal score. I could dramatize it by saying that I want to bring social justice to farm workers. But the truth is that I went through a lot of hell, and a lot of people did. If we can even the score a little for the workers then we are doing something. Besides, I don't know any other work I like to do better than this. I really don't." - Cesar Chavez

"Environmental justice is the movement to ensure that no community suffers disproportionate environmental burdens or goes without enjoying fair environmental benefits." - Van Jones

"Since this is an era when many people are concerned about 'fairness' and 'social justice,' what is your 'fair share' of what someone else has worked for?" - Thomas Sowell

"When any of the four pillars of government are mainly shaken or weakened - which are religion, justice, counsel and treasure - men need to pray for fair weather." - Francis Bacon

"This is so unfair to you. (Ryssa) Life is' about being fair. It's not about justice. It's all about endurance and how much we can suffer through. (Acheron)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"This is so unfair to you. (Ryssa) Life isn't about being fair. It's not about justice. It's all about endurance and how much we can suffer through. (Acheron)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Life is not fair, but one day God's going to settle the score. He's going to right the wrongs. So, who can get better justice - you or God?" - Rick Warren

"When any of the four pillars of government-religion, justice, counsel, and treasure-are mainly shaken or weakened, men had need to pray for fair weather." - Francis Bacon

"I started out young and idealistic, and it was all about social justice and fair distribution of resources. I didn't understand why everybody couldn't be equally prosperous." - John Mackey

"The ... challenge of Christmas is this: justice is what happens when all receive a fair share of God's world and only such distributive justice can establish peace on earth." - John Dominic Crossan

"Golf is not a fair game, so why build a course fair?" - Pete Dye

"If you want peace, work for justice." - Pope Paul Vi

"Charity isn't a good substitute for justice." - Jonathan Kozol

"The first duty of society is justice." - Alexander Hamilton

"The foundation of justice is good faith." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Without justice, there can be no peace." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Forgiveness is no substitute for justice." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Freedom and Justice are twin sisters." - Friedrich Ebert

"You cannot be fair to others without first being fair to yourself. Know that a well-honed sense of justice is a measure of personal experience, and all experience is a measure of self. Know that the highest expression of justice is mercy. Thus, as the supreme judge in your own court, you must have compassion for yourself. Otherwise, cede your gavel." - Vera Nazarian

"Justice pleaseth few in their owne house. [Justice pleases few in their own house.]" - George Herbert

"We desire justice, and justice has never been obtained in haste and strong feeling." - Walter Van Tilburg Clark

"Justice is a judgement that is both fair and forgiving. Justice is not done until everyone is satisfied, even those who offend us and must be punished by us. You can see, by what we have done with these two boys, that justice is not only the way we punish those who do wrong. It is also the way we try to save them." - Gregory David Roberts

"We've got to be fair. You can't say a place that has strip joints is sacred ground. We've got to be just. We've got to speak the truth. We've got to have justice for everybody. We're a country of justice for all, not justice for non-Muslims only or some groups and not for others." - Feisal Abdul Rauf

"Too fair to worship, too divine to love." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"It's a fair wind that blew men to ale." - Washington Irving

"Golf is not, and never has been, a fair game." - Jack Nicklaus

"Well, all's fair in love, war and fooling the critics." - Victor Borge

"When the candles are out all women are fair." - Plutarch

"We really care about photography at Vanity Fair." - Graydon Carter

"Fall the deep curtains, delicate the weave, fair the thread." - Hilda Doolittle

"An old man dies, a little girl lives. Fair trade." - Frank Miller

"We really care about photography at 'Vanity Fair.'" - Graydon Carter

"People, man, they love hurting people. It's not even fair." - David Ortiz

"The wisdom is your glory. By wisdom you will be fair to yourself and fair to others." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Most learned of the fair, most fair of the learned. [Lat., Delle belle eruditissima, delle erudite bellissima.]" - Jacopo Sannazaro

"My inheritance how lordly wide and fair; Time is my fair seed-field, to Time I'm heir." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"O heresy in fair, fit for these days, A giving hand, though foul, shall have fair praise." - William Shakespeare

"It is a maxim in our law that a plaintiff must shew that he stands on a fair ground when he calls on a Court of justice to administer relief to him." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"It would be fair in terms of justice that those who believe in 'Life After Death' live much less than those who do not believe in such a thing!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"My sister is bold, independent, and not afraid to wear overalls. Some of her first words as a child were "that's not fair," and she's been committed to social justice ever since. She's my hero." - Lena Dunham

"And then, the justice; In fair round belly, with good capon lin'd, With eyes severe, and beard of formal cut, Full of wise saws and modern instances, And so he plays his part." - William Shakespeare

"Nothing is fair. The most one can hope is for things to be logical. Justice is a rare illness in a world that is otherwise a picture of health." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"Every special interest is entitled to justice full, fair and complete....but not one is entitled to a vote in Congress, to a voice on the bench or to representation in any public office." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The friendless, the weak, the victims of prejudice and public excitement are entitled to the same quality of justice and fair play that the rich, the powerful, the well-connected, and the fellow with pull thinks he can get." - Harry S Truman

"In many courts, plea bargaining serves the convenience of the judge and the lawyers, not the ends of justice, because the courts simply lack the time to give everyone a fair trial." - Jimmy Carter

"Justice is not always done in this world; we see that everyday. But on the Last Day it will be done for all to see. And no one will be able to complain by saying, "This isn't fair."" - D A Carson

"The goal is justice, not executions. We all want to make sure the process is fair and that the right person is punished. These recommendations are essential to that goal." - William Sessions

"Millions like me in Russia want a free press, the rule of law, social justice, and free and fair elections. My new job is to fight for those people and to fight for these fundamental rights." - Garry Kasparov

"I call on the international community to be fair to the Iraqi people. My position is that we respect international resolutions but in return demand justice and accountability for those who stole Iraq's money." - Ahmed Chalabi

"Congress is so beholden to the money that any solution in the general interest will be frustrated and subverted by the corporate interests who feel they will be damaged by progress, fair play and justice." - E L Doctorow

"My dear friend, to be both powerful and fair has always been difficult for mankind. Power and justice have always been seen like day and night; this being the case, when one of them is there the other disappears." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The goal is justice, not executions. We all want to make sure the process is fair and that the right person is punished. These recommendations are essential to that goal." - William K Sessions

"For me, human rights simply endorse a view of life and a set of moral values that are perfectly clear to an eight-year-old child. A child knows what is fair and isn't fair, and justice derives from that knowledge." - Tom Stoppard

"Justice of right is always to take precedence over might." - Barbara Jordan

"Between friends there is no need of justice." - Aristotle

"Justice and peace can only thrive together, never apart." - Oscar Arias

"Charity should be abolished; and be replaced by justice." - Norman Bethune

"Wheels of justice grind slow but grind fine" - Sun Tzu

"Justice itself tends to be corrupted by political passion." - T S Eliot

"Elder sisters never can do younger ones justice!" - Charlotte Mary Yonge

"Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness." - Confucius

"The triumph of justice is the only peace." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"We love justice greatly, and just men but little." - Philibert Joseph Roux

"Justice is the crowning glory of the virtues." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Who thinks of justice unless he knows injustice?" - Diane Glancy

"The source of justice is not vengeance but charity." - Bridget of Sweden

"Education and justice are democracy's only life insurance." - Nannie Helen Burroughs

"Justice, like vengeance, is not good eaten cold." - Elsa Triolet

"You cant have justice unless you have truth." - Hill Harper

"A sense of justice is a noble fancy." - Esaias Tegner

"Sound policy is never at variance with substantial justice." - Samuel Parr

"Pride is never sinful when it is Justice." - Barbara Chase-Riboud

"The Wheels of Justice turn slowly but exceedingly fine." - Sun Tzu

"When there is crime in society, there is no justice." - Plato

"Before I sought truth. Now I seek justice." - Sophie Jordan

"I wield my spear in the name of justice!" - Zhao Yun

"In justice is all virtues found in sum." - Aristotle

"But love must be aggressively translated into simple justice." - Jimmy Carter

"Failure and success are not accidents, but the strictest justice." - Alexander Smith

"Justice and injustice indeed begins and ends with the self." - Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas

"Doubt is not the enemy of justice; overconfidence is." - Carol Tavris

"The goal of pursuit of justice must not simply be that justice happens but that reconciliation also happens." - Miroslav Volf

"Who thinks the law has anything to do with justice? It's what we have because we can't have justice." - William Mcilvanney

"Every human tribunal ought to take care to administer justice, as we look hereafter to have justice administered to ourselves." - Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine

"Justice! Custodian of the world! But since the world errs, justice must be custodian of the world's errors." - Ugo Betti

"Justice delayed is justice denied." - William Ewart Gladstone

"Slow justice is not justice." - Federico Hernandez Denton

"Justice delayed is justice denied." - William E Gladstone

"Justice deferred is justice denied." - Diane Watson

"I have a 10 year old at home, and she is always saying, 'That's not fair.' When she says that, I say, "Honey, you're cute; that's not fair. Your family is pretty well off; that's not fair. You were born in America; that's not fair. Honey, you had better pray to God that things don't start getting fair for you." - P. J. O'Rourke

"When you give up vengeance, make sure you are not giving up on justice. The line between the two is faint, unsteady, and fine...Vengeance is our own pleasure of seeing someone who hurt us getting it back and then some. Justice, on the other hand, is secure when someone pays a fair penalty for wronging another even if the injured person takes no pleasure in the transaction. Vengeance is personal satisfaction. Justice is moral accounting...Human forgiveness does not do away with human justice." - Lewis B Smedes

"Fair is fair; all love is war." - Kyle Busch

"Every fair from fair sometime declines" - William Shakespeare

"Fair weather weddings make fair weather lives." - Richard Hovey

"Your skin's so fair its not fair" - St Vincent

"We need to believe I think in justice. We need to run our lives as if justice existed. If we abandon a belief that justice will eventually be done, we make this world much more difficult for ourselves." - Alexander Mccall Smith

"You cannot do justice to the dead. When we talk about doing justice to the dead we are talking about retribution for the harm done to them. But retribution and justice are two different things." - William Shawcross

"Above all do not ask that justice be just: It is just, because it is justice. The idea of a just justice could have originated only in the brain of an anarchist." - Honore De Balzac

"Aurora now, fair daughter of the dawn, Sprinkled with rosy light the dewy lawn." - Alexander Pope

"A well-grounded assurance is always attended with three fair handmaids: love, humility and holy joy." - Thomas Brooks

"A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence." - Dante Alighieri

"How fair is a garden amid the toils and passions of existence." - Benjamin Disraeli

"It is fair to judge peoples by the rights they will sacrifice most for." - Clarence Day

"Women are as roses, whose fair flower, being once displayed, doth fall that very hour." - William Shakespeare

"I got a horse for my wife. I thought it was a fair swap." - Bob Monkhouse

"If she undervalues me, What care I how fair she be?" - Walter Raleigh

"If you find yourself in a fair fight, you didn't plan your mission properly." - David Hackworth

"Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase is fruits of innocence and blessedness." - William C Bryant

"But treat dimes fair and I'm bigger than the city lights down in times square" - Puff Daddy

"Look on this beautiful world, and read the truth in her fair page." - William C Bryant

"the world has been fair cruel if you've never known the love of a dog!" - Myrtle Reed

"And let us mind, faint heart ne'er wan A lady fair." - James Drummond Burns

"People say life ain't fairlife is very fair. People aren't fairpeople are terrible." - Patrice O'Neal

"We should keep [the Panama Canal]. After all, we stole it fair and square." - S I Hayakawa

"To a fair day open the window, but make you ready as to a foule." - George Herbert

"Im pretty fair-skinned, so I need to get in the sun for a little while." - Jon Lester

"... The sun does not shine upon this fair earth to meet frowning eyes, depend upon it." - Charles Dickens

"There must be real gods see, the painted gods how fair!" - Hilda Doolittle

"All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Good day, fair maidens." - Val Venis

"Fair words cost nothing." - John Gay

"Turnabout is fair play." - Proverbs

"Heigh, ho, fair Rosalynde!" - Thomas Lodge

"Fat, fair, and forty." - Walter Scott

"Farewell, fair cruelty." - William Shakespeare

"Play fair, okay?" - Colleen Haskell

"If God thinks proportionality is fair who are we to say that it is unfair?" - Benjamin Carson



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