The time will come when you will see that that is just as logical. ~African Proverb Men fight for freedom, then they begin to accumulate laws to take it away from themselves. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. I've tried to follow that advice. As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. ~Bill Vaughan The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced. While it crushes the weak, it also destroys the strong.
~James Lendall Basford 1845—1915 , Seven Seventy Seven Sensations, 1897 The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. They die from dissipation and worry. Whoever rejects it does of necessity fly to anarchy or to despotism. They can help it to stand up for freedom and justice. We hope these inspirational quotes on justice give you words to consider. Ignorance, filth, and poverty are the missionaries of crime.
In earliest times, there was no elaborate code of law; there was but a simple idea of justice. The preservation of peace and the guaranteeing of man's basic freedoms and rights require courage and eternal vigilance: courage to speak and act - and if necessary, to suffer and die - for truth and justice; eternal vigilance, that the least transgression of international morality shall not go undetected and unremedied. Morton In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls. But religions, as religions, can never be at peace with each other. Democratization serves the cause of peace because it offers the possibility of justice and of progressive change without force. ~Earl Warren Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
This is the ordinary course in a free society. Justice is moral health, bringing happiness, wrong is moral disease, bringing mortal death. Emma Goldman Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe. At night you put him in darkness. The orator must fix his eye on the polestar of justice, and plough straight thither.
To this, there can be but one answer. ~Norm Crosby A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. ~Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington It is not a Justice System. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations. Obedience to the law is demanded as a right, not asked as a favor. I believe that there will be a clash between those who want freedom, justice and equality for everyone and those who want to continue the system of exploitation. Recognizing this value in a symbolic way through an award like this is a significant step in the right direction.
~Author Unknown The more corrupt the republic, the more numerous the laws. Will Rogers Justice is a matter of perception; if there is no view that it is just than there is injustice to those who are dissatisfied. We don't seem to be able to check crime, so why not legalize it and then tax it out of business? It's what we have because we can't have justice. Gladstone Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. ~Lao-tzu Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught. And paramount among the responsibilities of a Free Press is the duty to prevent any part of the government from deceiving the people.
~Tacitus, Annals The houses of lawyers are roofed with the skins of litigants. If this maxim was generally adopted, wars would cease and our swords would soon be converted into reap hooks and our harvests be more peaceful, abundant, and happy. Aside from the fact that the State is itself the greatest criminal, breaking every written and natural law, stealing in the form of taxes, killing in the form of war and capital punishment, it has come to an absolute standstill in coping with crime. ~Bill Messing, quoted in Dream World, by Fred Woodworth Good lawyers know the law; great lawyers know the judge. ~Author Unknown Justice is incidental to law and order.
You make a wild beast of him, and he comes out of that place branded in body and soul, and then you won't let him reform if he wants to. Your E-Mail Address: Your Name: To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you. The moment he glances toward expediency, he falls from his high estate. Never let your correspondence fall behind. ~Will Rogers Only the man who has enough good in him to feel the justice of the penalty can be punished. I always have this thought: If we'd made them feel wanted earlier, they wouldn't be wanted now. To enable religions to be instruments for peace we need to enable, first, religious communities to progress from religion to spirituality.
And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. ~Frederic Bastiat, The Law The more laws the more offenders. But if innocence itself is brought to the bar and condemned, perhaps to die, then the citizen will say, 'whether I do good or whether I do evil is immaterial, for innocence itself is no protection,' and if such an idea as that were to take hold in the mind of the citizen that would be the end of security whatsoever. There are cases where justice perceived is more than justice given and vice versa. If both against you, bang on a table. You will only do me justice. Mencken The vices of the rich and great are mistaken for error; and those of the poor and lowly, for crimes.
For the world order to be one of peace and justice, for the global village to be a theater of right livelihood, it is imperative that a new and proactive spiritual vision commensurate to the challenges of the emerging world order be enunciated without delay. ~Author Unknown Judges are but men, and are swayed like other men by vehement prejudices. ~Edmund Burke, Second Speech on Conciliation, 1775 You may legislate against human nature, but human nature will always get the best of legislation. ~Lysander Spooner, Trial by Jury It is well-nigh obvious that those who are in favor of the death penalty have more affinities with murderers than those who oppose it. See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime. Simone Weil Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin. ~Honoré de Balzac Just because the power is out doesn't mean we unplug the constitution.