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Justice is that virtue of the soul which is distributive according to desert.

Aristotle Quotes , Source: Metaphysics--On the Virtues and Vices--Justice

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But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect, And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.

Bible Quotes , Source: Hebrews (ch. XIII, v. 22-24)

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The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. IV, v. 18)

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Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.

Bible Quotes , Source: Romans (ch. XIII, v. 7)

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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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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 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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