justice Quotes

Use justice to rule a country. Use surprise to wage war. Use non-action to govern the world.
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— Laozi
Throw away holiness and wisdom, and people will be a hundred times happier. Throw away morality and justice, and people will do the right thing. Throw away industry and profit, and there won't be any thieves. If these three aren't enough, just stay at the center of the circle and let all things take their course.
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— Laozi
Justice has long arm.
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— Laozi
Justice - there is an air of nobility about the word. It calls to mind other words like equity, fairness, and truth. It speaks of honor and exactness. It speaks of righteousness. But, sadly, in today's world its application is often anything but noble, honorable, or righteous.
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— Lance B. Wickman
Justice is immortal, eternal, and immutable, like God Himself; and the development of law is only then a progress when it is directed towards those principles which like Him, are eternal; and whenever prejudice or error succeeds in establishing in customary law any doctrine contrary to eternal justice.
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— Lajos Kossuth
The protection of God cannot, without sacrilege, be invoked but in behalf of justice and right.
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— Lajos Kossuth
Nobody is poor unless he stand in need of justice.
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— Lactantius
The whole point of justice consists precisely in our providing for others through humanity what we provide for our own family through affection.
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— Lactantius
Never mistake law for justice. Justice is an ideal, and law is a tool.
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— L.E. Modesitt Jr.
Too often people enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought, never taking a principled stand. True justice will never come until those who are not injured are just as indignant as those who are
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— Kweisi Mfume
My concern is always that I can do justice to what I see and hear.
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— Kwame Dawes
There is a point at which the law becomes immoral and unethical. That point is reached when it becomes a cloak for the cowardice that dares not stand up against blatant violations of justice.
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— Kurt Huber
There could never really be justice on stolen land.
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— KRS-One
If globalization is to succeed, it must succeed for poor and rich alike. It must deliver rights no less than riches. It must provide social justice and equity no less than economic prosperity and enhanced communication.
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— Kofi Annan
The world has lost a visionary leader, a courageous voice for justice, and a clear moral compass. By showing us that the path to freedom and human dignity lies in love, wisdom and compassion for one another, Nelson Mandela stands as an inspiration to us all.
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— Kofi Annan
The reality is that no group of countries has any grounds for complacency about its own human rights performance and no group of countries does itself justice by automatically slipping into the "victim" mode . . . .
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— Kofi Annan
Justice has taken its course and the authority and legitimacy of the legal process must be respected.
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— Kofi Annan
His Holiness brings a wealth of experience to this exalted office. The United Nations and the Holy See share a strong commitment to peace, social justice, human dignity, religious freedom and mutual respect among the world's religions.
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— Kofi Annan
The future of peace and prosperity that we seek for all the world's peoples needs a foundation of tolerance, security, equality and justice.
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— Kofi Annan
If you elect me the first Jewish justice of the peace, I'll reduce the speed limits to 54.95!
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— Kinky Friedman
The absence and suppression of justice can only open the way for extremists to exploit such a condition to perpetrate acts of violence against innocents.
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— King Hussein I
The stronger the facts are there, you should achieve justice. You don't need to make sensationalized statements.
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— Kimberly Guilfoyle
Not one of the investigations for civil rights violations that Eric Holder brought on behalf of the Department of Justice, resulted in any charges against any of these individuals, not one. I'm not saying investigations shouldn't be brought. But you must bring them responsibly and not create more panic, more fear, more anxiety across this country.
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— Kimberly Guilfoyle
We ought to be keeping in mind that the technology is not just hardware and machinery, it is also software. So you can think of languages of the technology and writing of the technology and the social justice of the technology in what social justice does is reduce impacts on the Earth because the most impact is from the poorest and richest people.
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— Kim Stanley Robinson
Democracy is the absolute value that makes for human dignity, as well as the only road to sustained economic development and social justice.
— Kim Dae-jung
Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.
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— Kim Campbell
When you say you want to talk about racial justice, that`s not the same as I want to do something about racial justice. Saying I want to hold police accountable is doing something. Saying that I want to take money out of politics, big money, is doing something.
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— Killer Mike
Politics is not about justice, but about solutions.
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— Khem Veasna
How can I lose faith in the justice of life, when the dreams of those who sleep upon feathers are not more beautiful than the dreams of those who sleep upon the earth?
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— Khalil Gibran
...unless the exchange be in love and kindly justice, it will but lead some to greed and others to hunger.
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— Khalil Gibran
Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills?
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— Khalil Gibran
Do not be merciful, but be just, for mercy is bestowed upon the guilty criminal, while Justice is all that the innocent man requires.
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— Khalil Gibran
Education is both a tool of social justice as well as a fundamental driver of economic development.
— Kevin Rudd
Justice is God's control over the order of the universe. Mercy is God's power even over the order of the universe.
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— Kevin Cook
The greatest justice in life is that your vision and looks tend to go simultaneously.
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— Kevin Bacon
The Coalition for International Justice estimated that 450,000 people in Darfur have died since the deadly genocide began some three years ago.
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— Kendrick Meek
Poetic justice, poetic justice.. if I told you that a flower bloom in a dark room would you trust it. I mean I write poems in these songs.
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— Kendrick Lamar
The idea of determinism combined with complete human responsibility struck me as very hard to reconcile with an idea of justice, let alone mercy.
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— Ken MacLeod
The stories from 1975 on are not finished and there is no resolve. I could spend 50 hours on the last 25 years of jazz and still not do it justice.
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— Ken Burns
I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy.
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— Kelly Miller