Justice Quotes: Illuminating the Path to Equality and Fairness
Pursuing Justice: A Universal Quest for Equality
Justice, with its profound significance and universal appeal, lies at the heart of human civilization. It represents the ideal of fairness, equality, and the recognition of basic human rights. In this article, we delve into the concept of justice, presenting a collection of quotes that illuminate its essence, inspire us to advocate for equality, and remind us of the importance of creating a just society.
Justice transcends borders, cultures, and ideologies, resonating with the innate desire for fairness that resides within each of us. It calls for the recognition of the inherent dignity and worth of every individual, and the commitment to rectify imbalances, oppression, and discrimination. By exploring the concept of justice, we are reminded of the ongoing struggle for equality and the importance of upholding principles that promote social harmony and human rights.
Illuminating the Path: Quotes that Inspire the Pursuit of Justice
From influential leaders, philosophers, and individuals who have dedicated their lives to the pursuit of justice, we gather words that shed light on its essence and inspire us to advocate for a fair and equitable world. These quotes challenge us to examine our own biases, speak up against injustice, and take action to create positive change. Below, we present a collection of justice quotes that invite us to reflect on the principles of fairness, equality, and human rights.
It is a challenge to be a showstopper and not just a model walking down the ramp. Even if you are a celebrity, you have to do justice to the clothes you are wearing and the designer you are walking for.
President Obama was well known for his interfering in Justice Department matters.
Fidelity is the sister of justice.
The irony of the Supreme Court hearing on these cases last week and of the outright hostility that the Court has displayed against religion in recent years is that above the head of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is a concrete display of the Ten Commandments.
In fact, in 2002, the Secretary of Defense authorized such support on a reimbursable basis to organizations formerly components of the Department of Justice and Department of the Treasury and currently components of the Department of Homeland Security.
They still don’t want to admit to the world that this isn’t the best and the fairest and most equal justice system. And that they are guilty of railroading people into jail. They don’t want to, or never will, admit these things.
You may be as vicious about me as you please. You will only do me justice.
Prior to ‘Action’ and ‘Justice League 1,’ there was no label ‘superhero’ for a superpowered being. It’s really the emergence of Superman and the Justice League that gets the public comfortable with the idea of people amongst us who have extraordinary power and that they’ve agreed to be our champions.
Justice is like a train that is nearly always late.
The Supreme Court has made it nearly impossible to prove race discrimination in the criminal justice system.
The fact that our legal system has become so tolerant of police lying indicates how corrupted our criminal justice system has become by declarations of war, ‘get tough’ mantras, and a seemingly insatiable appetite for locking up and locking out the poorest and darkest among us.
Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.
I did the ‘Justice League’ thing the wrong way. I read too much on the Internet. You can’t do that. The Internet is the devil. Or the Internet is not the devil – the comment boards are the devil.
D. J. Cotrona
Justice is the foremost virtue of the civilizing races. It subdues the barbarous nations, while injustice arouses the weakest.
I understand what justice is, and I understand what freedom is, and all of my friends do. It’s always been that way. I love freedom of speech. I love freedom of religion. I want my neighbor to be totally fine, for him to be a completely flaming gay guy with his new husband.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
Think how different human societies would be if they were based on love rather than justice. But no such societies have ever existed on earth.
If I were a Negro, I’d be fighting, as Martin Luther King fought, for human recognition and justice. I’d rather go down with my flag flying. If you’re weak or crippled, or you can’t speak out or fight back in some way, then people don’t hesitate to treat you badly.
When there is time to think about cricket, I think but when there is time to be with family, I try to do justice to that aspect of my life as well.
Dr. King challenged our country to fulfill the promises of liberty, equality, and justice prescribed in the founding of our great nation. Leading by example, he stressed the teachings of tolerance, service, and love, regardless of race, color, or creed.
I have spent a lot of my career working on normative political philosophy, developing the ‘capabilities approach’ to social justice. I have also spent a lot of my career working on the structure of the emotions, and their role in human life.
Wealth is a thing, earned with honesty and justice. Its opposite is the Mammon of unrighteousness.
Refugees come to us seeking asylum, seeking freedom, justice and dignity – seeking a chance just to breathe. And people in our country are saying close the doors and don’t let them in?
I have to think of my status as a resident in this country. But I do insist that in Paraguay there was order; the judiciary had the power of complete independence; justice was fully exercised.
Among the chartered responsibilities of the federal government were, in those areas where appropriate – such as facilitating interstate commerce – to provide for justice and domestic tranquility, the common defense, and to secure the blessings of liberty.
One thing, however, is sure, – that in all cases the effort should be to impose all the cost of repairing the wrong upon the doer of the wrong. This alone is real justice, and of course such justice is necessarily free.
You sit up there, and you see the whole gamut of human nature. Even if the case being argued involves only a little fellow and $50, it involves justice. That’s what is important.
Clouds and darkness surround us, yet Heaven is just, and the day of triumph will surely come, when justice and truth will be vindicated.
Mary Todd Lincoln
Hillary Clinton will nominate justices to the Supreme Court who are prepared to overturn Citizens United!
Justice that is not rooted in equity, in social welfare, and in community is not justice at all.
Justice while she winks at crimes, Stumbles on innocence sometimes.
Thanks to presidential immunity and executive control of the Justice Department, there are no consequences to executive branch lawbreaking. And when it comes to presidential lawbreaking, the sitting president could literally strangle someone to death on national television and meet with no consequences.
The criminal justice system in the United States is designed to do two things really well: to railroad black and brown bodies into prison, and to keep police officers out of it.
The next few months are critical to Pakistan’s future direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace, fighting terrorism and working for social justice.
Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles… respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law… or, in a word justice.
It’s now up to the full Senate to move swiftly to confirm John Roberts so he can assume his duties and responsibilities as chief justice when the Supreme Court begins its new term in a matter of weeks. We call on the Senate to confirm John Roberts without delay.
Jay Alan Sekulow
The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
Lois McMaster Bujold
I think that the job of poetry, its political job, is to refresh the idea of justice, which is going dead in us all the time.
Justice is revenge.
The function of the law is not to provide justice or to preserve freedom. The function of the law is to keep those who hold power, in power.
In remembering those who lost their lives in the London attacks and the September 11th attacks we continue our commitment to fighting for freedom, democracy and justice.
A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity.
My characters are driven by a passionate desire for justice. They are rebellious and incorruptible.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
I find hope in knowing that I belong to a state that has a lot of people who are champions of change and progress; that we will rise up and fight for justice and equality; that, ultimately, love will trump hate.
Christians believe that there will be a Judgment Day at the end. And it is my belief that on that day justice will be done and there will be a reconciliation between those who have profoundly injured one another takes place.
More law, less justice.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Justice can help reduce sexual violence: bringing to justice those soldiers responsible for sexual violence discourages other soldiers from committing such crimes.
Augustin Matata Ponyo
I seek truth over a lie; I seek justice over injustice; I seek righteousness over the rewards of evildoers, and I love Allah more than I love the state.