Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.
Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong.
True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.
Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
He who spares the bad injures the good.
Law and justice are not always the same. When they aren't, destroying the law may be the first step toward changing it.
If you want peace, work for justice.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.
Each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical.
It is essential that justice be done, and it is equally vital that justice not be confused with revenge, for the two are wholly different.
The essence of justice is mercy.
As long as judges tinker with the Constitution to 'do what the people want,' instead of what the document actually commands, politicians who pick and confirm new federal judges will naturally want only those who agree with them politically.
The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.
Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
Words like "freedom," "justice," "democracy" are not common concepts; on the contrary, they are rare. People are not born knowing what these are. It takes enormous and, above all, individual effort to arrive at the respect for other people that these words imply.
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