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Obscenity is whatever happens to shock some elderly and ignorant magistrate. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

Sir, I say that justice is truth in action. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold. (Quote by - Albert Pike)

Nothing is to be preferred before justice. (Quote by - Socrates)

Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case. [A Theory of Justice] (Quote by - John Rawls)

Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. (Quote by - Barry Goldwater)

Only a kind person is able to judge another justly and to make allowances for his weaknesses. A kind eye, while recognizing defects, sees beyond them. (Quote by - Lawrence G. Lovasik)

We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique. (Quote by - Benjamin Jowett)

Acquittal of the guilty damns the judge. (Quote by - Horace)

Moral science is better occupied when treating of friendship than of justice. (Quote by - Sir Thomas Aquinas)

Violence does even justice unjustly. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

In England, justice is open to all - like the Ritz Hotel (Quote by - Sir James Mathew)

The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government. (Quote by - George Washington)

This bond is forfeit; And lawfully by this the Jew may claim A pound of flesh. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers. (Quote by - Erik Pepke)

But how is this legal plunder to be identified? Quite simply. See if the law takes from some persons what belongs to them, and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong. See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime. (Quote by - Frederic Bastiat)

Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace. (Quote by - Dwight David Eisenhower)

Rather let the crime of the guilty go unpunished than condemn the innocent. (Quote by - Justinian I)

Although the legal and ethical definitions of right are the antithesis of each other, most writers use them as synonyms. They confuse power with goodness, and mistake law for justice. (Quote by - Charles T. Sprading)

Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave. (Quote by - Muhammad)

Lawsuit: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as a sausage. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary)

Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm living public opinion. (Quote by - Wendell Phillips)

Somebody recently figured out that we have 35 million laws to enforce the ten commandments. (Quote by - Attributed to both Bert Masterson and Earl Wilson)

Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul. (Quote by - George Bancroft)

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