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It is always wise, as it is also fair, to test a man by the standards of his own day, and not by those of another.
The strictest justice is sometimes the greatest injustice.
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.
Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.
A fox should not be on the jury at a goose's trial.
Thwackum was for doing justice, and leaving mercy to heaven.
The Court's authority - possessed of neither the purse nor the sword -ultimately rests on substantial public confidence in its moral sanctions.
Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
I would remind you that extremism in the defence of liberty is no vice. And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
Ne'er of the living can the living judge - too blind the affection, or too fresh the grudge.
I always felt from the beginning that you had to defend people you disliked and feared as well as those you admired.
This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Nobody is poor unless he stand in need of justice.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine.
There is no such thing as justice - in or out of court.
Justice is too good for some people, and not good enough for the rest.
Injustice never rules forever.
Acquittal of the guilty damns the judge.
There is no virtue so truly great and godlike as justice.
The path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
There is no such thing as justice - in or out of court.
Delay of justice is injustice.
The spirits of just men made perfect.
God's mill grinds slow, but sure.
The sword of the law should never fall but on those whose guilt is so apparent as to be pronounced by their friends as well as foes.
Render therefore to all their dues.
He who decides a case without hearing the other side, though he decide justly, cannot be considered just.
This bond is forfeit; And lawfully by this the Jew may claim A pound of flesh.
Thrice is he arm'd that hath his quarrel just, And he but naked, though lock'd up in steel, Whose conscience with injustice is corrupted.
Let justice be done, though the heavens fall.


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