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God's justice, tardy though it prove perchance, Rests never on the track until it reach Delinquency.

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: Ceuciaja

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Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: Ceuciaja

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

Edmund Burke Quotes , Source: Reflections on the Revolution in France

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It looks to me to be narrow and pedantic to apply the ordinary ideas of criminal justice to this great public contest. I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people.

Edmund Burke Quotes , Source: Speech on Conciliation with America (Works, vol. II, p. 136)

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So justice while she winks at crimes, Stumbles on innocence sometimes.

Samuel Butler (1) Quotes , Source: Hudibras (canto II, pt. II, l. 1177)

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Amongst the sons of men how few are known Who dare be just to merit not their own.

Charles Churchill Quotes , Source: Epistle to Hogarth (l. 1)

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The more laws, the less justice.

Charles Churchill Quotes , Source: Epistle to Hogarth (l. 1)

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Justice renders to every one his due. [Lat., Justitia suum cuique distribuit.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Legibus (I, 15)

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Justice extorts no reward, no kind of price; she is sought, therefore, for her own sake. [Lat., Justitia nihil exprimit praemii, nihil pretii: per se igitur expetitur.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Legibus (I, 18)

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Let us remember that justice must be observed even to the lowest. [Lat., Meminerimus etiam adversus infimos justitiam esse servandam.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Natura Deorum (III, 15)

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The foundations of justice are that on one shall suffer wrong; then, that the public good be promoted. [Lat., Fundamenta justitiae sunt, ut ne cui noceatur, deinde ut communi utilitati serviatur.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: De Officiis (I, 10)

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The people become more observant of justice, and do not refuse to submit to the laws when they see them obeyed by their enactor. [Lat., Observantior aequi Fit populus, nec ferre negat, cum viderit ipsum Auctorem parere sibi.]

Claudian (Claudianus) Quotes , Source: De Quarto Consulatu Honorii Augusti Panegyris (CCXCVII)

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If it doen't make sense, you should find for the defense.

Johnnie Cochran Quotes , Source: defending Sean (Puffy) Combs on gun charges

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Justice does not descend from its pinnacle. [It., Cima di giudizio non s'avvalla.]

Dante ("Dante Alighieri") Quotes , Source: Purgatorio (VI, 37)

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Justice is truth in action.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes , Source: in a speech

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If we do not maintain Justice, Justice will not maintain us.

Francis Bacon Quotes

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It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer.

William Blackstone Quotes

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Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.

Edmund Burke Quotes

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The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.

Raymond Chandler Quotes

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When you go into court you are putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren't smart enough to get out of jury duty.

Norm Crosby Quotes

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There is no such thing as justice-- in or out of court.

Clarence Darrow Quotes

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A court is a place where what was confused before becomes more unsettled than ever.

Henry Waldorf Francis Quotes

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The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.

H. L. Mencken Quotes

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We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world; and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read.

Mark Twain Quotes

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When love is gone, there's always justice. And when justice is gone, there's always force. And when force is gone, there's always Mom. Hi, Mom!

Laurie Anderson Quotes

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