Quotes on Justice

“Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens”- Plato


"A true revolution of values will soon cause us to question the fairness and justice of many of our past and present policies. ... A true revolution of values will soon look uneasily on the glaring contrast of poverty and wealth."- Martin Luther King Jr.


“Each person possesses and inviolability founded on justice that even the welfare of society as a whole cannot override... Therefore in a just society the liberties of equal citizenship are taken as settled; the rights secured by justice are not subject to political bargaining or to the calculus of social interests. – John Rawls


 “Knowledge which is divorced from justice may be called cunning rather than wisdom.”-Marcus Tullius Cicero


“Never pray for justice, because you might get some.” Margaret Atwood


“I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.” – Abraham Lincoln