It has failed utterly to destroy or even minimize the horrible scourge of its own creation. In of and , there is and , for the of are all the. The abyss between those who are within the world 'order' and those who are excluded is widening day by day. As one reads history, not in the expurgated editions written for schoolboys and passmen, but in the original authorities of each time, one is absolutely sickened, not by the crimes that the wicked have committed, but by the punishments that the good have inflicted; and a community is infinitely more brutalised by the habitual employment of punishment than it is by the occasional occurrence of crime. ~Robert Ingersoll, Crimes Against Criminals Every crime is born of necessity. ~William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure In keeping people straight, principle is not as powerful as a policeman.
In a society where those who always work never have anything, while those who never work enjoy everything, solidarity of interests is non-existent; hence social harmony is but a myth. Gladstone Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. I don't believe that just because one person is born on one side of some imaginary line and another person is born on the other side means that a lot of people should be getting screwed through no fault of their own. ~Judge Sturgess Justice is the tolerable accommodation of the conflicting interests of society, and I don't believe there is any royal road to attain such accommodation concretely. ~Emma Goldman, Anarchism The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime. Trade reform isn't about charity, it's about justice, and this campaign, Trade Justice is an unstoppable idea. Please sign up on the form below to receive my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.
~Isaac Rosenfeld Somebody recently figured out that we have 35 million laws to enforce the ten commandments. They die from dissipation and worry. Whoever neglects this law, whether written or unwritten, is necessarily unjust and wicked. It takes enormous, and above all, individual effort to arrive at the respect for other people that these words imply. Emma Goldman Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Recognizing this value in a symbolic way through an award like this is a significant step in the right direction. ~Clarence Darrow, 1936 If the jury have no right to judge of the justice of a law of the government, they plainly can do nothing to protect the people against the oppressions of the government; for there are no oppressions which the government may not authorize by law. 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. ~Frederic Bastiat, The Law The more laws the more offenders. ~Edie Cantor Legislative acts murder more men than the assassin. The most absurd apology for authority and law is that they serve to diminish crime. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
We cannot afford to be silent on these important issues. But the Court must also recognize the limits on itself and respect the choices made by the American people. This man we're hanging—in him lies, No matter what the guilt for which he dies, A living soul, and who can guess its size? ~Latin saying, quoted in James A. You have to teach it to every generation. ~Louis Brandeis Capital punishment turns the state into a murderer.
Theodore Bikel I believe in justice and truth, without which there would be no basis for human hope. ~Mae West Law never made men a whit more just. As the race moved forward, its conception of justice kept pace with the changing standards of customs of the times. ~Author Unknown It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any. Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk. To enable religions to be instruments for peace we need to enable, first, religious communities to progress from religion to spirituality.
But sometimes in order to maintain peace, armed action is necessary. As society became more complex, a caste arose whose duty it was to administer justice. It is just a system. ~Author Unknown Judges are but men, and are swayed like other men by vehement prejudices. If both against you, bang on a table. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. The use of leading-edge technologies has made it possible to accumulate wealth in a way that is fantastic but perverse because it is unjustly distributed.
The leading one of which, and indeed that which embraces most others, is to be honest and just ourselves and to exact it from others, meddling as little as possible in their affairs where our own are not involved. Byron Pulsifer The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world. I've tried to follow that advice. As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. ~Lord Halifax It's strange that men should take up crime when there are so many legal ways to be dishonest. ~Author Unknown The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie outside those limits.