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Injustice never rules forever.

Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue.

Justice advances with such languid steps that crime often escapes from its slowness. Its tardy and doubtful course causes many tears to be shed.

Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.

Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.

Justice delayed is justice denied.

Justice discards party, friendship, and kindred, and is therefore represented as blind.

Justice is as strictly due between neighbor nations, as between neighbor citizens. A highwayman is as much a robber when he plunders in a gang, as when single; and a nation that makes an unjust war is only a great gang of robbers.

Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any departure from it, under any circumstance, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.

Justice is the bread of the nation; it is always hungry for it.

Justice is the constant desire and effort to render to every man his due.

Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey. See quote detail

Justice is the great and simple principle which is the secret of success in all government, as essential to the training of an infant, as to the control of a mighty nation.

Justice is the idea of God; the ideal of men; the rule of conduct writ in the nature of mankind.

Justice is the insurance we have on our lives and property, and obedience is the premium we pay for it.

Justice is to give to every man his own.

Justice is too good for some people, and not good enough for the rest.

Justice shines in smoky cottages, and honors the pious. Leaving with averted eyes the gorgeous glare obtained by polluted hands, she is wont to draw nigh to holiness, not reverencing wealth when falsely stamped with praise, and assigning to each deed its righteous doom.

Justice without strength, or strength without justice - fearful misfortunes!

Justice without wisdom is impossible.


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