Justice Quotes SMS Collection

The law condemns and punishes only actions

The law condemns and punishes only actions within certain definite and narrow limits; it thereby justifies, in a way, all similar actions that lie

Somebody recently figured out that we have

Somebody recently figured out that we have 35 million laws to enforce the ten commandments.  ~Attributed to both Bert Masterson and Earl Wilson

Corn cant expect justice from a court

Corn can’t expect justice from a court composed of chickens.  ~African ProverbCUL

A rule that cannot be bent will

A rule that cannot be bent will certainly be broken.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Law is nothing unless close behind it

Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm living public opinion.  ~Wendell Phillips

Thieves for their robbery have authority when

Thieves for their robbery have authority When judges steal themselves. ~William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure, act II, scene 2; MCTO

An earthquake achieves what the law promises

An earthquake achieves what the law promises but does not in practice maintain – the equality of all men.  ~Ignazio Silone

In keeping people straight principle is not

google_ad_section_end In keeping people straight, principle is not as powerful as a policeman.  ~Abel Hermant, Le Bourgeois, 1906WLBUQ

Im convinced that every boy in his

I’m convinced that every boy, in his heart, would rather steal second base than an automobile.  ~Tom Clark

If you dont know theres a trampoline

If you don’t know there’s a trampoline in the room, you’re not going to dust the ceiling for prints.  ~From the television show Law

Laws like sausages cease to inspire respect

Laws, like sausages, cease to inspire respect in proportion as we know how they are made.  ~John Godfrey Saxe, 1869quoteinvestigator.com/2010/07/08/laws-sausages (Thanks, Garson O’Toole of

Any society that needs disclaimers has too

Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers.  ~Erik Pepke

The law in its majestic equality forbids

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and

Poverty is the mother of crime marcus

google_ad_section_end Poverty is the mother of crime.  ~Marcus Aurelius

Many laws as certainly make bad men

Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.  ~Walter Savage Landor, Imaginary Conversations

Crimes were committed to punish crimes and

Crimes were committed to punish crimes, and crimes were committed to prevent crimes.  The world has been filled with prisons and dungeons, with chains

A real patriot is the fellow who

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket and rejoices that the system works.  ~Bill Vaughan

The law is an adroit mixture of

The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society, and could be followed even if no law existed, and others

Bad laws are the worst sort of

Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.  ~Edmund Burke

It is not a justice system just

It is not a Justice System.  It is just a system.  ~Bob Enyart

One of ironys greatest accomplishments is that

One of irony’s greatest accomplishments is that one cannot punish the wrongdoing of another without committing a wrongdoing himself.  ~Anonymous

Justice may be blind but she has

Justice may be blind, but she has very sophisticated listening devices.  ~Edgar Argo in Funny Times

Only the man who has enough good

Only the man who has enough good in him to feel the justice of the penalty can be punished.  ~William Ernest Hocking

We dont seem to be able check

We don’t seem to be able to check crime, so why not legalize it and then tax it out of business?  ~Will Rogers

It aint no sin if you crack

It ain’t no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don’t break any.  ~Mae West

The most absurd apology for authority and

The most absurd apology for authority and law is that they serve to diminish crime.  Aside from the fact that the State is itself

A criminal is a person with predatory

A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.  ~Howard ScottPMB; PCR

Although the legal and ethical definitions of

Although the legal and ethical definitions of right are the antithesis of each other, most writers use them as synonyms.  They confuse power with

The united states is the greatest law

The United States is the greatest law factory the world has ever known.  ~Charles Evans Hughes

There is plenty of law at the

There is plenty of law at the end of a nightstick.  ~Grover Whalen

Just because the power is out doesnt

Just because the power is out doesn’t mean we unplug the constitution.  ~Law and Order, "Darkness"

Having your fate rest in the hands

google_ad_section_start(weight=ignore) Having your fate rest in the hands of a jury is the same as entrusting yourself to surgery with a mentally retarded doctor. 

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen

A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.  ~Robert Frost

There is no such thing as justice

google_ad_section_start(weight=ignore) There is no such thing as justice – in or out of court.  ~Clarence Darrow, 1936MCTO

It is well nigh obvious that those who

It is well-nigh obvious that those who are in favor of the death penalty have more affinities with murderers than those who oppose it. 

Rather let the crime of guilty go

Rather let the crime of the guilty go unpunished than condemn the innocent.  ~Justinian I, Law Code, A.D. 535WLBUQ

Men are too unstable to be just

Men are too unstable to be just; they are crabbed because they have not passed water at the usual time, or testy because they

Its strange that men should take up

It’s strange that men should take up crime when there are so many legal ways to be dishonest.  ~Author unknown, quoted in Sunshine magazine

The more corrupt the republic numerous laws

The more corrupt the republic, the more numerous the laws.  ~Tacitus, AnnalsMHC

The greater the number of laws and

The greater the number of laws and enactments, the more thieves and robbers there will be.  ~Lao-tzu

The more laws the offenders thomas fuller

The more laws the more offenders.  ~Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732WLBUQ

Some circumstantial evidence is very strong as

Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.  ~Henry David Thoreau

It is easier to commit murder than

It is easier to commit murder than to justify it.  ~Aemilius Papinianus (Papinian), quoted in Barry Nicholas, An Introduction to Roman Law, p. 30

War makes thieves and peace hangs them

War makes thieves and peace hangs them.  ~George Herbert

The trouble with the laws these days

google_ad_section_end The trouble with the laws these days is that criminals know their rights better than their wrongs.  ~Author Unknown

Injustice is relatively easy to bear it

google_ad_section_end Injustice is relatively easy to bear; it is justice that hurts.  ~H.L. MenckenCUL

Hug a police officer its the law

Hug a police officer.  It’s the law!  ~Author Unknown