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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. (Quote by - Zack De La Rocha)

Our government... teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. (Quote by - Louis Dembitz Brandeis)

In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls. (Quote by - Lenny Bruce)

The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom. (Quote by - Aristotle)

It is always wise, as it is also fair, to test a man by the standards of his own day, and not by those of another. (Quote by - Odell Shepard)

The price of justice is eternal publicity. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Law and justice are not always the same. When they aren't, destroying the law may be the first step toward changing it. (Quote by - Gloria Steinem)

Those terrifying verbal jungles called laws are simply such directives, accumulated, codified, and systematized through the centuries. (Quote by - S.I. Hayakawa)

Thou shalt not be a victim. Thou shalt not be a perpetrator. Above all, thou shalt not be a bystander. (Quote by - Holocaust Museum)

Why keep on enacting laws when we already have more than we can break (Quote by - Anonymous)

A rule that cannot be bent will certainly be broken. (Quote by - Robert Brault)

An appeal... is when you ask one court to show its contempt for another court. (Quote by - Finley Peter Dunne)

I am somehow less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein's brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops. (Quote by - Stephen Jay Gould)

If you want peace, work for justice. (Quote by - Henry Louis Mencken)

It is a denial of justice not to stretch out a helping hand to the fallen; that is the common right of humanity. (Quote by - Seneca)

The way to secure liberty is to place it in the people's hands, that is, to give them the power at all times to defend it in the legislature and in the courts of justice. (Quote by - John Adams)

The urgent consideration of the public safety may undoubtedly authorize the violation of every positive law. How far that or any other consideration may operate to dissolve the natural obligations of humanity and justice, is a doctrine of which I still desire to remain ignorant. (Quote by - Edward Gibbon)

Extreme justice is extreme injustice.(Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works. (Quote by - Bill Vaughan)

The strictest justice is sometimes the greatest injustice. (Quote by - Terence)

The business of government is justice. (Quote by - Woodrow Wilson)

Poverty is the mother of crime. (Quote by - Marcus Aurelius)

Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only! It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence. (Quote by - Adam Smith)

The law embodies the story of a nation's development through many centuries, and it cannot be dealt with as if it contained only the axioms and corollaries of a book of mathematics. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., The Common Law)

The greater the number of laws and enactments, the more thieves and robbers there will be. (Quote by - Lao-tzu)


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