FAMOUS QUOTES ABOUT LAW AND JUSTICE

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“The majesty of the law is nowhere more evident than in its capacity to unite and protect.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“The only way to deal with unjust laws is to change them.” – Henry David Thoreau

“The law is the public conscience.” – Thomas Hobbes

“Where there is no justice, there is no law.” – William Penn

“For there is but one essential justice which cements society, and one law which establishes this justice. This law is right reason.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

“The law will never make men free; it is men who have got to make the law free.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Justice denied anywhere diminishes justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the ordinary rules of common sense.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Justice is the constant and perpetual will to allot to every man his due.” – Domitus Ulpianus

“Where law ends, tyranny begins.” – William Pitt

“No man is above the law, and no man is below it.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Laws are to govern, not to govern how to govern.” – John Locke

“Wherever the law ends, tyranny begins.” – John Locke

“A good lawyer knows the law; a great lawyer knows the judge.” – Unknown NEVER MAKE SOMEONE A PRIORITY QUOTE

“The law cannot save those who deny it but neither can the law serve any who do not use it.” – Ayn Rand

“The law is reason, free from passion.” – Aristotle

“The first duty of society is justice.” – Alexander Hamilton

“Justice is the foundation of a civilized society.” – John Adams

“Civilization can be judged by the way it treats its prisoners.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

“Justice is the bond of men in states.” – Empedocles

“The law has no compassion. And justice, no heart.” – Billy Wilder

“Freedom is the right to one’s dignity as a man.” – Archibald MacLeish

“The law embodies the story of a nation’s development through many centuries, and it cannot be dealt with as if it contained only the axioms and corollaries of a book of mathematics.” – John Marshall

“To live outside the law, you must be honest.” – Bob Dylan

“The law is the one weapon that governments have to be held accountable.” – Paul Wolfowitz

“Justice is the great interest of man on earth.” – Daniel Webster

“Justice is truth in action.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“An unjust law is no law at all.” – St. Augustine