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    justice Quotes

    In a world of global dependencies with no corresponding global polity and few tools of global justice, the rich of the world are free to pursue their own interests while paying no attention to the rest.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: justice  world  attention 
    I'm digging Batman. I'm digging that balance, that duality. He's always on the edge and trying to balance himself within the rules of what's lawful and justice, and being Bruce Wayne and being Batman.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: justice  balance  rules 
    I want the people who listen to my music to feel the feeling that I feel, to cry the cry that I cry - justice. I want them to feel in their hearts the need for justice.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: justice  people  heart  music 
    When you meet dishonest people, move them with sincerity. When you meet violent people, affect them with gentility. When you meet warped people, inspire them with justice. Then the whole world enters your forge.
    — Zicheng Hong
    Diligence means to be keen in matters of virtue and justice, but worldly people use diligence to solve their economic difficulties. Frugality means to have little desire for material goods, but worldly people use frugality as a cover for stinginess. Thus do watchwords of enlightened life turn into tools for the private business of small people. What a pity!
    — Zicheng Hong
    No matter whether you claim a slave by purchase or capture, the title is bad. They who claim to own their fellow-men, look down into the pit and forget the justice that should rule the world.
    — Zeno of Citium
    tags: justice  world  bad  rules 
    Strict justice would demand total confiscation of your property, personal imprisonment and fines.
    — Zebulon Pike
    There is no justice, no law, and no God in heaven, only a single law which decides and supersedes all-[Jewish] settlement [of the land].
    — Ze'ev Jabotinsky
    tags: justice  law  god  heaven 
    Most Americans are close to total ignorance about the world. They are ignorant. That is an unhealthy condition in a country in which foreign policy has to be endorsed by the people if it is to be pursued. And it makes it much more difficult for any president to pursue an intelligent policy that does justice to the complexity of the world.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    The United States is prepared really to be engaged in the quest to get people in the world the dignities that they seek today, the social justice that they feel they're deprived of, and the common solution to global problems.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    I want to - we're working toward Justice League, and I really want to create the - part of the thing I really want to create is the possibility of a world where they could exist together.
    — Zack Snyder
    One of the great things about young people is that they do question, that they do care deeply about justice, and they they have open minds.
    — Zack de la Rocha
    It is not suicide; it is martyrdom in the name of God. I consider this type of martyrdom operation as an indication of the justice of Allah almighty. Allah is just. Through his infinite wisdom, he has given the weak what the strong do not possess and that is the ability to turn their bodies into bombs as the Palestinians do.
    — Yusuf al-Qaradawi
    tags: justice  body  strong  god  wisdom 
    We don't have a particular organization, but we all want to make a world in which justice is given to each one of us.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: justice  world 
    Chinese people don't care about freedom, but they do care about justice.
    — Yiyun Li
    tags: justice  people  freedom  care 
    Here, in the Land of Israel, we returned and built a nation. Here, in the Land of Israel, we established a State. The Land of the prophets, which bequeathed to the world the values of morality, law and justice, was after two thousand years, restored to its lawful owner - the members of the Jewish People, On its Land, we have built an exceptional national Home and State.
    — Yitzhak Rabin
    tags: justice  people  world  morality  law  value  year 
    Unfortunately justice is the train that's nearly always late.
    — Yevgeny Yevtushenko
    tags: justice 
    We triggered a discussion in society about the connection between church and state as well as our justice system. Putin is the leader, the icon and the guarantor of an authoritarian system that crushes Kremlin critics along with the help of the secret police and ever changing methods and laws.
    — Yekaterina Samutsevich
    tags: justice  secret  society  law  help  church  leader 
    Part of why history is so important in my life is because it brings you an awareness that everything isn't new. It gives context to what's happening right now. History is cyclical but circumstances and technology change. So when social justice topics come up, they're not new. They're just being covered more. We have more ways to record it now.
    — Yara Shahidi
    You are not wrong. You fought to protect your world. Isn't that good enough? After all, justice in this world is just a bunch of principles made by those with power to suit themselves. No one really thinks of others, you will lose everything if you cannot keep up. Only two kinds of people exist in this world-those who steal and those who are stolen from. So then, today, I just stole your future. That's all.
    — Yana Toboso
    tags: justice  people  power  future  world  wrong 
    I am ready to face the International Criminal Court of Justice at the Hague for prosecution over roles played by me when the war ended
    — Yakubu Gowon
    tags: justice  war  criminal 
    NoH8 on the Hill, NoH8 anywhere. No American, regardless of who they love, should be denied equal protection under the law. History is on our side and our march towards justice will prevail.
    — Xavier Becerra
    The common man or women, whether they are Israeli or Palestinian, Protestant or Catholic or Iraqi or American, the common man just wants to live in peace and justice in a clean environment. When we look around the world and we see that is not the case, we know the will of the majority is not being listened to, that's the first sign that our system is broken.
    — Woody Harrelson
    The world can be at peace only if the world is stable, and there can be no stability where the will is in rebellion, where there is not tranquility of spirit and a sense of justice, of freedom, and of right.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    Unless justice be done to others it will not be done to us.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: justice 
    To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country's service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    When I think of the flag.... I see alternate strips of parchment upon which are written the rights of liberty and justice, and stripes of blood to vindicate those rights, and then, in the corner, a prediction of the blue serene into which every nation may swim which stands for these great things.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: justice  right  blood  liberty 
    Has justice ever grown in the soil of absolute power? Has not justice always come from the ... heart and spirit of men who resist power?
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: justice  men  heart  spirit 
    Settlements may be temporary, but the action of the nations in the interest of peace and justice must be permanent. We can set up permanent processes. We may not be able to set up permanent decisions.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    Justice has nothing to do with expediency. Justice has nothing to do with any temporary standard whatever. It is rooted and grounded in the fundamental instincts of humanity.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    An evident principleis the principle of justice to all peoples and nationalities, and their right to live on equal terms of liberty and safety with one another, whether they be strong or weak.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: justice  live  right  strong  liberty 
    Justice, and only justice, shall always be our motto.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: justice 
    There is one thing that the American people always rise to and extend their hand to and that is the truth of justice, and of liberty, and of peace. We have accepted that truth and we are going to led by itand through us the world, out into pastures of quietness and peace such as the world never dreamed of before.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    The firm basis of government is justice, not pity.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    Our object now, as then, is to vindicate the principles of peace and justice in the life of the world as against selfish and autocratic power, and to set up among the really free and self-governed peoples of the world such a concert of purpose and of action as will henceforth insure the observance of those principles.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: justice  peace  power  world  action 
    The spirit of [William] Penn will not be stayed. You cannot set limits to such knightly adventurers. After their own day is gone their spirits stalk the world, carrying inspiration everywhere that they go and reminding men of the lineage, the fine lineage, of those who have sought justice and right.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: justice  men  world  right  gone  spirit 
    Many suffer so that some day all Irish people may know justice and peace.
    — Wolfe Tone
    tags: justice  peace  people 
    History teaches us to beware of the excitation of the liberated and the injustices that often accompany their righteous thirst for justice.
    — Wole Soyinka
    tags: justice 
    For me, justice is the prime condition of humanity.
    — Wole Soyinka
    tags: humanity  justice 
    It is only our exactions of life that are terrible. It is only our impossible conceptions of beauty and good and justice that are terrible-because they never are realized, and at the same time they prevent us taking life as it is. That is the real source of all our sorrow and suffering.
    — Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont
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