Quotations About / On: JUSTICE

  • 1.
    Justice?—You get justice in the next world, in this world you have the law.
    (William Gaddis (b. 1922), U.S. novelist. A Frolic of His Own, p. 13, Scribner (1994).)
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  • 2.
    If we do not maintain Justice, Justice will not maintain us.
    (Francis Bacon (1561-1626), British philosopher, essayist, statesman. speech for prosecution, as Attorney General, in Overbury murder case (Nov. 1615).)
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  • 3.
    There is no justice in these times.
    (self)
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  • 4.
    The price of justice is eternal publicity.
    (Arnold Bennett (1867-1931), British novelist. Things That Have Interested Me, "Secret Trials," Second Series (1923).)
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  • 5.
    Good deal: justice for you, mercy for me.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
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  • 6.
    Justice in the extreme is often unjust.
    (Jean Racine (1639-1699), French playwright. Jocasta, in La Thébaïde (The Thebans), act 4, sc. 3 (1664).)
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  • 7.
    We do justice coldly, injustice hotly.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 8.
    Justice is simply the advantage of the stronger.
    (Thrasymachus 5th century B.C., Greek philosopher. The Presocratics, p. 259, ed. Philip Wheelwright, The Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc. (1960).)
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  • 9.
    More law, less justice.
    (Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. De Officiis, I, 33.)
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  • 10.
    Justice is horrible.
    (Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Romulus the Great, act III (1956).)
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