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A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance.
- Herbert Spencer
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An appeal is when you ask one court to show it's contempt for another court.
- Finley Peter Dunne
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Justice always prevails ... three times out of seven.
- Alley's Axiom
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It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered.
- Aristotle
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Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice.
- Aristotle
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The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.
- Aristotle
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How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong!
- Sophocles
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Justice is better than chivalry if we cannot have both.
- Alice Stone Blackwell
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Extreme justice is often injustice.
- Jean Racine
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Justice is not to be taken by storm. She is to be wooed by slow advances.
- Benjamin Cardozo
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Everybody wants to see justice done, to somebody else.
- Bruce Cockburn
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Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second.
- Agatha Christie
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If we are to keep democracy, there must be a commandment: Thou shalt not ration justice. (on Schmuel Gelbfisz changing his name)
- Learned Hand
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Those who consent to the act and those who do it shall be equally punished.
- Edward Coke
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Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster
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I am particularly proud of my contributions in recent cases in which the government has argued in the Supreme Court that racial and ethnic quotas should not be allowed and that the Constitution does not protect a right to an abortion.
- Samuel Alito
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I believe very strongly in limited government, federalism, free enterprise, the supremacy of the elected branches of government, the need for a strong defense and effective law enforcement, and the legitimacy of a government role in protecting traditional values.
- Samuel Alito
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