Quotes on justice

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Our government... teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.
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Louis D. Brandeis Quotes

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An earthquake achieves what the law promises but does not in practice maintain - the equality of all men.
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Ignazio Silone Quotes

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Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
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Henry Ford Quotes

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Judges are but men, and are swayed like other men by vehement prejudices. This is corruption in reality, give it whatever other name you please.
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David Dudley Field Quotes

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The United States is the greatest law factory the world has ever known.
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Charles Evans Hughes Quotes

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Rather let the crime of the guilty go unpunished than condemn the innocent.
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Justinian I Quotes

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The greater the number of laws and enactments, the more thieves and robbers there will be.
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Lao-tzu Quotes

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There is no such thing as justice - in or out of court.
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Clarence Darrow Quotes

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The most absurd apology for authority and law is that they serve to diminish crime. 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. It has failed utterly to destroy or even minimize the horrible scourge of its own creation.
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Emma Goldman Quotes

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It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any.
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Mae West Quotes

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