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Wanting Justice Quotes


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

"The slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown." - Albert Camus

"It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world." - Mary Wollstonecraft

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

"The slave begins by demanding justice and ends by wanting to wear a crown. He must dominate in his turn." - Albert Camus

"I was a very wanting child." - Loretta Young

"Peace without justice is tyranny" - William Allen White

"Without justice, courage is weak." - Benjamin Franklin

"Injustice all around is justice." - Proverbs

"Extreme justice is often unjust." - Jean Racine

"There is no safety where there is no strength; no strength without Union; no Union without justice; no justice where faith and truth are wanting. The right to be free is a truth planted in the hearts of men." - William Lloyd Garrison

"Faith: not wanting to know what is true." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Economic issues are a subset of social justice. Social justice is unimaginable without economic justice. Isn't that obvious?" - Rick Perlstein

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

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

"Justice is the essence of peace" - Ali Abunimah

"Nothing is to be preferred before justice." - Socrates

"Whoever fights, whoever falls, Justice conquers evermore" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Where might is master, justice is servant." - Proverbs

"Rigid justice is the greatest injustice." - Thomas Fuller

"But two things are wanting in American civilization - a keener and deeper, broader and tenderer sense of justice - a sense of humanity, which shall crystallize into the life of a nation the sentiment that justice, simple justice, is the right, not simply of the strong and powerful, but of the weakest and feeblest of all God's children ..." - Frances Harper

"A shocked sense of justice has to be removed and justice restored." - Ndabaningi Sithole

"My memory is not as good as Justice Roberts, Chief Justice Roberts" - Joe Biden

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

"We win justice quickest by rendering justice to the other party." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Wanting contact I'm wanting contact I'm wanting contact with you." - Peter Gabriel

"Relationships are complicated, but happiness in a relationship isn't: It's just wanting exactly what you have. Wanting something else is dispiriting." - Carolyn Hax

"Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting." - Benjamin Franklin

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

"Terror is nothing more than justice, prompt, secure and inflexible." - Maximilien Robespierre

"Justice is the one thing you should always find." - Toby Keith

"Do not expect justice where might is right." - Plato

"Charity is only a waystation on the road to justice." - William Sloane Coffin

"Justice is a concept. Muscle is the reality." - Linda Blandford

"Justice is the means by which established injustices are sanctioned" - Anatole France

"The severest justice may not always be the best policy" - Abraham Lincoln

"Having been unable to strengthen justice, we have justified strength." - Blaise Pascal

"Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice." - Adlai Stevenson

"Let justice be done though the heavens fall." - William Watson

"Do not expect justice where might is right." - Phaedrus

"Justice will not condemn even the Devil himself wrongfully." - Thomas Fuller

"Every one loves justice in the affairs of another." - Proverbs

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

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance." - Kim Campbell

"Affirmative action was always racial justice on the cheap." - Joe Klein

"Law and justice are not always the same." - Gloria Steinem

"Communism is the corruption of a dream of justice." - Adlai E Stevenson

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

"Justice has nothing to do with what goes on in a courtroom; Justice is what comes out of a courtroom" - Clarence Darrow

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

"Justice deferred is justice denied." - Diane Watson

"Just try to be happy. Unhappiness starts with wanting to be happier." - Sam Levenson

"I can imagine wanting to work with this ensemble and this company always." - James Levine

"A government which can protect and defend its citizens from wrong and outrage and does not is vicious. A government which would do it and cannot is weak; and where human life is insecure through either weakness or viciousness in the administration of law, there must be a lack of justice and where this is wanting, nothing can make up the deficiency." - Frances Harper

"Quakers are known for wanting to give back. Ban the bomb and the civil rights movement and the native American struggle for justice - those things were very, very front-burner in my childhood, as were the ideas of working for peace and if you have more than you need, then you share it with people who don't." - Bonnie Raitt

"Faith means wanting God and wanting to want nothing else." - Brennan Manning

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; Love's the cloudless summer sun, Nature gay adorning." - Robert Burns

"Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself." - Wayne Dyer

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

"Art is whether or not there is a scream in him wanting to get out in a special way." - Chaim Potok

"It's a curious, wanting thing." - Sarah Waters

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"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.

"Justice denied anywhere diminishes justice everywhere." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Justice without force is impotent, force without justice is tyranny.... Not being able to make what is just strong, we make what was strong just." - Blaise Pascal

"War is an invention of the human mind. The human mind can invent peace with justice." - Norman Cousins

"For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"In spiritual maturity, the opposite of injustice is not justice but compassion." - Joko Beck

"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

"Sex, death and war. And justice. There's no shortage of lyrics there." - Lemmy Kilmister

"Justice has long arm." - Laozi

"Mercy trumps justice." - Pat Robertson

"Justice comes before charity." - Pope John Xxiii

"Now is the time to make justice a reality for all of God's children." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Mercy surpasses justice." - Geoffrey Chaucer

"The best jihad is to speak a word of justice to an oppressive ruler." - Muhammad

"Temper justice with mercy." - John Milton

"Justice satisfies everybody." - Maria Edgeworth

"The duty of a judge is to administer justice, but his practice is to delay it" - Jean De La Bruyere

"True liberty can exist only when justice is equally administered to all" - William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield

"The greatest justice in life is to be who one is." - Vanna Bonta

"Justice will prevail!" - Tsugumi Ohba

"I want justice to be upheld. I want all-out diplomacy." - Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

"By definition, the big difference between mercy and justice is that mercy is never ever obligatory." - R C Sproul

"Social justice rests on the hate towards those that enjoy a comfortable position, namely, upon envy." - Friedrich August von Hayek

"Legal aid... is fundamental to giving everybody in this country access to justice." - Jeremy Corbyn

"Justice always has context." - John Cusack

"A crown and justice? Night and day Shall first be yoked together." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"Equal Justice Under Law." - Anonymous

"No justice, no peace." - Sonny Carson

"This even-handed Justice Commends th'ingredience of our poison'd chalice To our own lips." - William Shakespeare

"Observe good faith and justice towards all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all." - George Washington

"Many among men are they who set high the show of honor, yet break justice." - Aeschylus

"What is done, is done: Spend not the time in tears, but seek for justice." - John Ford (dramatist)

"Even the laws of justice themselves cannot subsist without mixture of injustice." - Michel De Montaigne

"All knowledge that is divorced from justice must be called cunning." - Plato

"The success of SpaceShipOne was Justice Day for dreamers and pioneers past, present and future." - Vanna Bonta

"I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice." - Abraham Lincoln

"The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom." - Aristotle

"The moral arc of the universe bends at the elbow of justice." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Spare me through your mercy, do not punish me through your justice." - Anselm Of Canterbury

"I grew up in a country where the environment was very social justice-oriented." - Moshe Safdie

"Justice is such a fine thing that we cannot pay too dearly for it." - Alain Rene Le Sage

"Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all." - George Washington

"Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck." - Orson Welles

"You shouldn't have to sue somebody to get justice. It ought to come through administrative process." - Birch Bayh

"Justice is revenge." - Saad Hariri

"Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant." - Henry David Thoreau

"Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Justice is the set and constant purpose which gives every man his due." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Justice is horrible." - Friedrich Durrenmatt

"I'd like to be remembered as somebody who tried to promote justice." - Neil Kinnock

"I'm armed with more than complete steel, - The justice of my quarrel." - Christopher Marlowe

"Strict justice would demand total confiscation of your property, personal imprisonment and fines." - Zebulon Pike

"Honest people, mistakenly believing in the justice of their cause, are led to support injustice." - Elihu Root

"This character matters so much to so many people. I want to get that right. I want to do it justice. I want people to believe in the character and have faith in the character and kids to grow up wanting to be Superman. Or, God forbid, there's people who are going through hardship and wishing that this character would turn up and save them." - Henry Cavill

"Contentment is wanting what you have. Ambition is wanting what another has. Progress comes from wanting what nobody has." - Bob Lewis

"I think it was important that I learned to love to dance eventually for its own sake, as opposed to wanting to be a ballerina." - Suzanne Farrell

"Man is a perpetually wanting animal." - Abraham Maslow

"Wanting and needing are two different things." - Richelle Mead

"People ask without wanting to know." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Happiness is wanting what you have." - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

"I can't imagine the scientists wanting me to walk into the lab and start fiddling around with some big bowl of electrons they had out." - Jim Benton

"Always wanting another man than your own." - Thomas Hardy

"He killed himself for wanting to live." - Markus Zusak

"Nothing wrong with wanting to go home." - Stephon Marbury

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to is." - Catfish Hunter

"Wanting ... is something 'having' cannot cure." - Joe Fortenberry

"Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Wanting is the beginning of getting." - Rumer Godden

"Maybe I've been wanting the wrong things." - Adam Gidwitz

"Never stop wanting for your magic" - Therese Of Lisieux

"Love is wanting others to be happy." - Dalai Lama

"I started out wanting to coach football." - Lee Majors

"Winning isn't everything, but wanting it is." - Arnold Palmer

"Stupidity lies in wanting to draw conclusions." - Gustave Flaubert

"Maybe wanting to retire is my ambition." - Brenda Blethyn

"The problem with wanting the tax code to be 'simpler, fairer,' and 'pro-growth' is that it's impossible to achieve all three at the same time." - Timothy Noah

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is." - Catfish Hunter

"The evangelical movement has become just a bit victimized by a success-oriented culture, wanting the church - like the corporation - to be successful." - Henri Nouwen

"Peace is the work of justice indirectly, in so far as justice removes the obstacles to peace; but it is the work of charity (love) directly, since charity, according to its very notion, causes peace." - Thomas Aquinas

"Peace cannot exist without justice, justice cannot exist without fairness, fairness cannot exist without development, development cannot exist without democracy, democracy cannot exist without respect for the identity and worth of cultures and peoples." - Rigoberta Menchu



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