20+ Quotes About Justice and Injustice

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Justice and injustice can be two sides of the same coin, depending on which side you stand on. Here are 20+ inspiring justice quotes and quotes about justice and injustice.

Justice Quotes | Quotes About Justice and Injustice
Justice Quotes | Quotes About Justice and Injustice

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20+ Quotes About Justice and Injustice | Justice Quotes

“Justice is justly represented blind, because she sees no difference in the parties concerned. She has but one scale and weight, for rich and poor, great and small.” – William Penn

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” – Elie Wiesel

“It’s every man’s business to see justice done.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

“For Justice, though she’s painted blind, is to the weaker side inclin’d.” – Samuel Butler

“Courage is of no value unless accompanied by justice; yet if all men became just, there would be no need for courage.” – Agesilaus the Second

“Law is not law, if it violates the principles of eternal justice.” – Lydia Maria Child

“Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together. Wherever her temple stands, and so long as it is duly honored, there is a foundation for general security, general happiness, and the improvement and progress of our race.” – Daniel Webster

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Inspirational Justice Quotes

“The need for justice grows out of the conflict of human interests. That is to say, if there were no conflict of interests among mankind we should never have invented the word justice, nor conceived the idea for which it stands.” – Thomas Nixon Carver

“There is no virtue so truly great and godlike as justice.” – Joseph Addison

“It is not possible to be in favor of justice for some people and not be in favor of justice for all people.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Justice and injustice indeed begins and ends with the self.” – Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas

“If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected–those, precisely, who need the law’s protection most!–and listens to their testimony.” – James Baldwin

“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.” – Benjamin Franklin

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“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.” – Winston Churchill

“Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary.” – Reinhold Niebuhr

“The American people have this to learn: that where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither person nor property is safe.” – Frederick Douglass

“True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice.” – Jane Addams

“Justice, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Some see an innocent victim. Others will see evil incarnate getting exactly what’s deserved.” – Emily Thorne

“The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.” – Abraham Lincoln

“If we expect others to rely on our fairness and justice we must show that we rely on their fairness and justice.” – Calvin Coolidge

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