It is in justice that the ordering of society is centred.
Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC)
Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed.
Epicurus (341 BC – 270 BC)
Liberty, equality – bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 – 1968), Letter from Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Groucho Marx (1890 – 1977)
Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong.
Theodore Roosevelt (1858 – 1919)
It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.
Earl Warren (1891 – 1974)