Justice Quotes - Page 3

Law and justice are not always the same. When they aren’t, destroying the law may be the first step toward changing it.
– Gloria Steinem

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Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
– Henry Ford

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People who love sausage and people who believe in justice should never watch either of them being made.
– Otto Bismark

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Thou shalt not be a victim. Thou shalt not be a perpetrator. Above all, thou shalt not be a bystander.
– Holocaust Museum

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An earthquake achieves what the law promises but does not in practice maintain the equality of all men.
– Ignazio Silone

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If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
– Lord Halifax

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If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves.
– Lane Kirkland

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I’m convinced that every boy, in his heart, would rather steal second base than an automobile.
– Tom Clark

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Only the man who has enough good in him to feel the justice of the penalty can be punished.
– William Ernest

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There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single issue lives.
– Audre Lorde

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When there’s a single thief, it’s robbery. When there are a thousand thieves, it’s taxation.
– Vanya Cohen

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Somebody recently figured out that we have 35 million laws to enforce the ten commandments.
– Earl Wilson

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Compassion is a foundation for sharing our aliveness and building a more humane world.
– Martin Lowenthal

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No man suffers injustice without learning, vaguely but surely, what justice is.
– Isaac Rosenfeld

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True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.

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