Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Justice.

The repository contains 26 quotes in the category “Justice.”
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When asked by a priest to suspend a convict's death sentence:

If I don’t suspend it tonight, the man will surely be suspended tomorrow.

President Abraham Lincoln
1809 — 1865

The best and only safe road to honor, glory, and true dignity is justice.

President George Washington
1732 — 1799

No man is above the law and no man is below it; nor do we ask any man’s permission when we ask him to obey it.

President Theodore Roosevelt
1858 — 1919

A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

Benjamin Franklin
1706 — 1790

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.

Groucho Marx
1890 — 1977

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.

Robert Frost
1874 — 1963

Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.

Friedrich Nietzsche
1844 — 1900

There is no justice among men.

Czar Nicholas II
1868 — 1918

Courtroom: A place where Jesus Christ and Judas Iscariot would be equals, with the betting odds favoring Judas.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

Lawyer: One who protects us from robbers by taking away the temptation.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

Jury: A group of twelve people, who, having lied to the judge about their health, hearing, and business engagements, have failed to fool him.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

Judge: A law student who marks his own examination papers.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

Fine: A bribe paid by a rich man to escape the lawful penalty of his crime.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

That old law about an eye for an eye leaves everyone blind.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
1929 — 1968

Absolute freedom mocks at justice. Absolute justice denies freedom.

Albert Camus
1913 — 1960

He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly?

Lord Byron
1788 — 1824

Before being executed in Oklahoma's electric chair:

How about this for a headline for tomorrow’s paper? French fries.

James French
1936 — 1966

Where the rule is unjust, there are unjust people.

Mohandas K. Gandhi
1869 — 1948

Anyone who says the truth shall set you free has never been to traffic court.

MAD Magazine

All lawyers are cut from the same cloth: fleece.

MAD Magazine

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