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"All restraints upon man's natural liberty, not necessary for the simple maintenance of justice, are of the nature of slavery, and differ from each other only in degree." - Lysander Spooner

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

"[If you understood the natural rights of mankind,] [y]ou would be convinced that natural liberty is a gift of the beneficent Creator to the whole human race, and that civil liberty is founded in that, and cannot be wrested from any people without the most manifest violation of justice." - Alexander Hamilton

"Christ's miracles were not the suspension of the natural order but the restoration of the natural order. They were a reminder of what once was prior to the fall and a preview of what will eventually be a universal reality once again-a world of peace and justice, without death, disease, or conflict." - Timothy Keller

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

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

"Justice too long delayed is justice denied." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

"Expediency often silences justice." - Seneca the Younger

"More laws, less justice." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Nobody wants justice." - Alan Dershowitz

"More law, less justice." - Cicero

"The State, both in its genesis and by its primary intention, is purely anti-social. It is not based on the idea of natural rights, but on the idea that the individual has no rights except those that the State may provisionally grant him. It has always made justice costly and difficult of access, and has invariably held itself above justice and common morality whenever it could advantage itself by so doing." - Albert J Nock

"I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever: that, considering numbers, nature, and natural means only, a revolution of the wheel of fortune, an exchange of situation, is among possible events: that it may become probable by supernatural interference! The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest." - Thomas Jefferson

"In her way, she was a hard one. Faith in any sort of natural justice was nothing but a night light; she knew of that. Whatever she did, she would end the same way with everyone does: flat on her back with a tube in her nose, wondering, "Is this all?" - Thomas Harris

"If we are told a man is religious we still ask what are his morals? But if we hear at first that he has honest morals, and is a man of natural justice and good temper, we seldom think of the other question, whether he be religious and devout." - Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

"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

"Injustice anywhere threatens justice everywhere." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Comedy is allied to justice." - Aristophanes

"Yesterday, we needed justice; today, we need justice; tomorrow, we will need justice! Justice is our eternal need!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"There is no justice here; there is no justice there; there is no justice anywhere!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"As for the law of moral causation ('karma'): this is human justice dressed up as cosmic justice and then imputed to the impersonal workings of the natural world." - Stephen Batchelor

"There is no justice. There are occasional acts of vengeance, or regret, but there's no real justice. In the natural scheme of things, it is not possible." - Jack Mcdevitt

"What is natural in me, is natural in many other men, I infer, and so I am not afraid to write that I never had loved Steerforth better than when the ties that bound me to him were broken. In the keen distress of the discovery of his unworthiness, I thought more of all that was brilliant in him, I softened more towards all that was good in him, I did more justice to the qualities that might have made him a man of a noble nature and a great name, than ever I had done in the height of my devotion to him." - Charles Dickens

"It is to law alone that men owe justice and liberty. It is this salutary organ, of the will of all which establishes in civil rights the natural equality between men. It is this celestial voice which dictates to each citizen the precepts of public reason, and teaches him to act according to the rules of his own judgment and not to behave inconsistently with himself. It is with this voice alone that political leaders should speak when. they command." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"Natural justice is a symbol or expression of usefulness, to prevent one person from harming or being harmed by another." - Epicurus

"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

"Oh,Elizabeth, your justice would freeze beer." - Arthur Miller

"I don't want tea, I want justice!" - Ally Carter

"Justice, even if slow, is sure." - Solon

"We do justice coldly, injustice hotly." - Mason Cooley

"Precedent goes in support of justice." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Arbitration is justice blended with charity." - Nachman of Breslov

"Justice always whirls in equal measure." - William Shakespeare

"Justice is charity in accordance with wisdom." - Gottfried Leibniz

"Justice is peculiarly indispensable to nations." - Albert Pike

"The essence of justice is mercy." - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"The more laws, the less justice." - Cicero

"The business of government is justice." - Millicent Fenwick

"Every natural action is graceful." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Clutter is my natural habitat." - Maggie Stiefvater

"Smallpox is natural; vaccine ain't." - Ogden Nash

"Mycelium is Earth's natural Internet." - Paul Stamets

"The more natural, the better." - Brandy Norwood

"The best antidote for crime is justice. The irony we often fail to appreciate is that the more justice people enjoy, the fewer crimes they commit. Crime is the natural offspring of an unjust society." - Gerry Spence

"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 the handmaiden of truth, and when truth dies, justice is buried with it." - Ravi Zacharias

"Mercy without justice is the mother of dissolution; justice without mercy is cruelty." - Thomas Aquinas

"There is no justice in America, but it is the fight for justice that sustains you" - Amiri Baraka

"Men are always invoking justice; yet it is justice which should make them tremble." - Sophie Swetchine

"The halls of justice. That's the only place you see the justice, is in the halls." - Lenny Bruce

"There is no peace without justice, and no justice without forgiveness." - Pope John Paul Ii

"Natural justice is a compact resulting from expediency by which men seek to prevent one man from injuring others and to protect him from being injured by them." - Epicurus

"Without books God is silent, justice dormant, natural science at a stand, philosophy lame, letters dumb, and all things involved in Cimmerian darkness." - Thomas Bartholin

"The sentiment of justice is so natural, so universally acquired by all mankind, that it seems to me independent of all law, all party, all religion." - Voltaire

"Revenge, which, like envy, is an instinct of justice, does but take into its own hands the execution of that natural law which precedes the social." - Horace Smith

"Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families." - Benjamin Rush

"What we're losing culturally the fastest, aside from natural resources and oil and the idea of democracy and social justice, is the ability to concentrate." - Art Spiegelman

"Five Life Standards of Voluntary Simplicity Do Justice Learn from the World Community Nurture People Cherish the Natural Order Non-Conform Freely." - Doris Janzen Longacre

"The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that it seems to be independent of all law, all party, all religion." - Voltaire

"The universal and absolute law is that natural justice which cannot be written down, but which appeals to the hearts of all." - Victor Cousin

"Written laws are formulas in which we endeavor to express as concisely as possible that which, under such or such determined circumstances, natural justice demands." - Victor Cousin

"Five Life Standards of Voluntary Simplicity Do Justice Learn from the World Community Nurture People Cherish the Natural Order Non-Conform Freely." - Doris Janzen Longacre

"If two individuals enter into a contract to commit trespass, theft, robbery or murder upon a third, the contract is unlawful and void, simply because it is a contract to violate natural justice, or men's natural rights." - Lysander Spooner

"So our building of the visible Church becomes much like any natural business function, using natural means and natural motives." - Francis Schaeffer

"All I have is natural ability." - Mickey Mantle

"Happiness is a natural state of being." - Michael Beckwith

"Remember that your natural state is joy." - Wayne Dyer

"Women make natural anarchists and revolutionaries ." - Kim Gordon

"thank god for pure natural strength" - Ronnie Coleman

"The natural-born investor is a myth." - Peter Lynch

"To be of few words is natural." - Laozi

"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

"The justice I have received, I shall give back." - Patricia Highsmith

"Justice is nothing more than the advantage of the stronger." - Plato

"Return good for good; return evil with justice." - Confucius

"Only poetry or madness could do justice to the noises..." - H P Lovecraft

"Objectivity and justice have nothing to do with one another." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"We do not live by justice, but by grace." - Henry David Thoreau

"Good deal: justice for you, mercy for me." - Mason Cooley

"Impartiality is not neutrality. It is partiality for justice." - Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

"So keep fighting for freedom and justice, beloveds..." - Molly Ivins

"Truth and justice are the immutable laws of social order." - Pierre-Simon Laplace

"Let justice be done, though the world perish." - Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor

"I think the first duty of society is justice." - Wendell Phillips

"Please give your life to peace, justice and care." - Patch Adams

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

"No one promised you there would be universal justice." - John L. Parker Jr.

"On the chessboard, if nowhere else, justice does triumph." - Irving Chernev

"Let justice be done tho the heavens fall." - Michael Davitt

"All of humanity is searching for truth, justice, and beauty." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"The aim of justice is to give everyone his due." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"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

"Power is love implementing the demands of justice. Justice is love correcting everything that goes against love." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"We must come to see with the distinguished jurist of yesterday that "justice too long delayed is justice denied."" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

"Justice deferred is justice denied." - Diane Watson

"The very idea of law originates in men's natural rights. There is no other standard, than natural rights, by which civil law can be measured. Law has always been the name of that rule or principle of justice, which protects those rights. Thus we speak of natural law." - Lysander Spooner

"Mathematics without natural history is sterile, but natural history without mathematics is muddled." - John Maynard Smith

"Music is a great natural high and a great natural escape" - Shania Twain

"If one examines the American idea of freedom, the individual, free enterprise, their Constitution, their political and economic structures as well as their mode of exploiting their natural resources, all these are shrouded in the idea of justice." - Ndabaningi Sithole

"We, the present generation, have the responsibility to act as a trustee of the rich natural wealth for the future generations. The issue is not merely about climate change; it is about climate justice." - Narendra Modi

"Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible; it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy, applied to the most pressing wants of the country." - Maximilien Robespierre

"Claims of right and insistence upon obligations may depend upon treaty stipulations, or upon the rules of international law, or upon the sense of natural justice applied to the circumstances of a particular case, or upon disputed facts." - Elihu Root

"Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things." - Adam Smith

"One of the greatest disasters that happened to modern civilization was for democracy to inscribe "liberty" on its banners instead of "justice." Because "liberty" was considered the ideal it was not long until some men interpreted it as meaning "freedom from justice"; then when religion and decent government attempted to bring them back to justice, organized into "freedom groups" they protested that their constitutional and natural rights were being violated." - Fulton J Sheen

"Law is twofold - natural and written. The natural law is in the heart, the written law on tables. All men are under the natural law." - Ambrose

"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



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