The only genuine elite is the elite of those men and women who gave their lives to justice and charity.
Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement of wisdom of refinement with the democratic ideals of openness of social justice and of equal opportunity.
And it is no less true that personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom the stability and the integrity of the courts of justice.
Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.
In justice to human society it may perhaps be said of almost all the polities and civil institutions in the world however imperfect that they have been founded in and carried on with very considerable wisdom.
It is not from reason that justice springs but goodness is born of wisdom.
The virtue of justice consists in moderation as regulated by wisdom.
The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues.
There is a question for which we will never know the answer: had the U.S. not launched the Contra war to overthrow the Sandinista government would they have succeeded in bringing socioeconomic justice to the people of Nicaragua?
I will not attempt to deny the reasonableness and necessity of a party war but in carrying on that war all principles and rules of justice should not be departed from.
I will be as harsh as truth and uncompromising as justice... I am in earnest I will not equivocate I will not excuse I will not retreat a single inch and I will be heard.
I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong truth and error justice and injustice cruelty and mercy.
The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice for the mind mathematical and practical Truth for the body the Quintessence a combination of light and gold.
Justice is the truth in action.
Clouds and darkness surround us yet Heaven is just and the day of triumph will surely come when justice and truth will be vindicated.
Justice is rather the activity of truth than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.
Justice is truth in action.
Justice and truth are too such subtle points that our tools are too blunt to touch them accurately.
Truth is always in harmony with herself and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice that may consist with wrong-doing.
I say that justice is truth in action.
I'm for truth no matter who tells it. I'm for justice no matter who it's for or against.
In matters of truth and justice there is no difference between large and small problems for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
Before we decide to trust you with this power we ask you to stand before the public and explain your views. Justice may be blind but it should not be deaf.
Now I can do no more. We must trust to the Great Disposer of all events and the justice of our cause. I thank God for this opportunity of doing my duty.