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Thomas Otway Quotes and Sayings

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Justice is lame as well as blind, amongst us.
- Thomas Otway

Clocks will go as they are set, but man,
irregular man, is never constant, never certain.
- Thomas Otway

Let us embrace, and from this very moment vow an eternal misery together.
- Thomas Otway

Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves repose and fatten.
- Thomas Otway

 

Shining through tears, like April suns in showers,
that labour to overcome the cloud that loads 'em.
- Thomas Otway

Ambition is a lust that is never quenched,
but grows more inflamed and madder by enjoyment.
- Thomas Otway

No praying, it spoils business.
- Thomas Otway

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The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Justice that love gives is a surrender,
justice that law gives is a punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We win justice quickest by rendering
justice to the other party.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There is a higher court than courts of justice
and that is the court of conscience.
It supersedes all other courts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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.
- Albert Einstein

Love is stronger than justice.
- Sting

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men
is primarily based on mutual trust
and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

I have always found that mercy bears
richer fruits than strict justice.
- Abraham Lincoln

The moral arc of the universe
bends at the elbow of justice.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Parents are not interested in justice,
they're interested in peace and quiet.
- Bill Cosby

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable...
Every step toward the goal of justice
requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle;
the tireless exertions and
passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Justice delayed is justice denied.
- William E. Gladstone

The dead cannot cry out for justice.
It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

Judges are the weakest link in our system of justice,
and they are also the most protected.
- Alan Dershowitz

I tremble for my country when I reflect that God
is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
- Thomas Jefferson

My mother was the influence in my life.
She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate
triumph of justice and hard work.
She believed passionately in education.
- John H. Johnson

The more laws, the less justice.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The law has no compassion.
And justice is administered without compassion.
- Christopher Darden

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
- Bugs Baer

Another day, another dollar, another war, another tower
Went up where the homeless had their home.
- Jewel

Truth is always in harmony with herself,
and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice
that may consist with wrong-doing.
- Henry David Thoreau

An unjust law is itself a species of violence.
Arrest for its breach is more so.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.
- Henry David Thoreau

Imagination disposes of everything; it creates beauty,
justice, and happiness, which are everything in this world.
- Blaise Pascal

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth.
It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and
civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster

Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue,
a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence,
confidence, justice.
- Baruch Spinoza

Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible
only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
- Plato

Justice and power must be brought together,
so that whatever is just may be powerful,
and whatever is powerful may be just.
- Blaise Pascal

In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Saint Augustine

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations.
Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
- George Washington

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!
And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

First, I was Bavarian State Minister of Justice,
and after the ministries of justice in the various
states were dissolved I became Reich Minister without portfolio.
- Hans Frank

Justice must not only be seen to be done but has to be seen to be believed.
- J. B. Morton

What Mr. Obama wants in a nominee isn't really "empathy" and "understanding."
He wants a liberal, activist Supreme Court justice.
- Karl Rove

Judging from the main portions of the history of the world,
so far, justice is always in jeopardy.
- Walt Whitman

There will be no justice as long as man will stand
with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

I am unjust, but I can strive for justice.
My life's unkind, but I can vote for kindness.
I, the unloving, say life should be lovely.
I, that am blind, cry out against my blindness.
- Vachel Lindsay

Man has an innate capacity for violence,
but can only justify it in the name of justice.
- Ralph Steadman

Justice...
is a kind of compact not to harm or be harmed.
- Epicurus

One pits his wits against apparently inscrutable nature,
wooing her with ardor but nature is blind justice who
cannot recognize personal identity.
- Charles Brenton Huggins

There is no such thing as justice in the abstract;
it is merely a compact between men.
- Epicurus

My characters are driven by a passionate desire for justice.
They are rebellious and incorruptible.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

So to hope to be able to have peace,
to be able to have justice and environmental balance,
are consequences of our behavior, not just our intentions.
- Godfrey Reggio

Justice is the sum of all moral duty.
- William Godwin

Spare me through your mercy, do not punish me through your justice.
- Anselm of Canterbury

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.
- Robert Walpole

Laws and constitutions ought to be weighed...
to constitute that which is most conducing to the establishment of justice and liberty.
- Algernon Sydney

When there is time to think about cricket,
I think but when there is time to be with family,
I try to do justice to that aspect of my life as well.
- Sachin Tendulkar

The United States has the burden to lead for peace.
And not just peace - we need peace with justice,
a much harder goal.
- Jeff Sessions

All too often arrogance accompanies strength,
and we must never assume that justice is on the side of the strong.
The use of power must always be accompanied by moral choice.
- Theodore Bikel

The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears,
and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Since its inception, our Nation has stood on the foundations
of compassion and justice.
- Mike DeWine

Justice will overtake fabricators of lies and false witnesses.
- Heraclitus

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.
- Herb Kohl

Whether or not we can save Lake Michigan,
whether or not we can avoid a breakdown in our criminal
justice system are more important than whether or not
I'm going to be governor.
- Bill Scott

The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance.
- John Rawls

The security of which we speak is to be attained by
the development of international law through an international
organization based on the principles of law and justice.
- Ludwig Quidde

Until the great mass of the people shall be filled
with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare,
social justice can never be attained.
- Helen Keller

A man's vanity tells him what is honor,
a man's conscience what is justice.
- Walter Savage Landor

I represented many of these kids as they become young
adults in the criminal justice system when I was a public defender.
One way of reaching out is by the mind of experimentation.
- Matt Gonzalez

Feminism's agenda is basic: It asks that women not
be forced to choose between public justice and private happiness.
- Susan Faludi


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