Quotes About Justice

I came across some cute quotes about justice and court, and figured I would share some of them with you. Maybe they’ll be of encouragement as you take on your case. Others might just make you laugh. Either way, take a peek and let me know what you think.


“Justice is the tolerable accommodation of the conflicting interests of society, and I don’t believe there is any royal road to attain such accommodation concretely.”
~Judge Learned Hand, in P. Hamburger,The Great Judge, 1946


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


“It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.”
~Earl Warren


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


“Justice is incidental to law and order.”
~John Edgar Hoover


“Law: the only game where the best players get to sit on the bench.”
~Author Unknown


“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 & Order


“Good lawyers know the law; great lawyers know the judge.”
~Author Unknown


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


“Lawsuit: A machine which you go into as a pig and come out of as a sausage.”
~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary


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


“Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.”
~Honoré de Balzac


“Injustice is relatively easy to bear; it is justice that hurts.”
~H.L. Mencken


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


“Law is not justice and a trial is not a scientific inquiry into truth. A trial is the resolution of a dispute.”
~Edison Haines


I hope you enjoyed these quotes. If you ever start feeling stressed about your situation or need a minute to just relax and breathe, come by this page for some witty sayings. Don’t give up on claiming what’s rightfully yours, even if it’s just the right of speech or the right to represent yourself in court. Keep the fight in you, and make wise decisions before jumping head first into your case and entering the court room. Best of luck!