19 Justice Quotes

Justice quotes highlight or explains issues of ethics, honor, and morals. Each quotation reflects the views of what it means to exact justice for all, views on the motivation for how the world should be and act, and on the overarching principles of justice and ethics in every facet of life.

As one author notes, in today's environment concerns surrounding ethical behavior and issues of morality are even more challenging then there were in days gone by. It is our hope that all of these writings both inspire and lead to beneficial behaviors.


  1. Social justice demands that the mass of our people should be given access to clean, safe energy. Environmental justice demands that this should take the form of renewable energy ...
    Jacklyn Cock, War Against Ourselves
    Environment Quotes



  2. Justice begins with our awareness of the present moment ... and shows up in the love we bring to our interactions with others and our responses to the social challenges of our time.
    Rhonda V. Magee, The Inner Work of Racial Justice
    Short Love Quotes



  3. Monitoring the regulation-writing process and implementing a policy are important to creating and maintaining social justice.
    Richard Hoefer, Advocacy Practice for Social Justice
    Planning



  4. False allegations, wrongful convictions, excessive punishments, miscarriages of justice are often wholly the result of human failings, not flaws in the impersonal machinery of justice.
    Preet Bharara, Doing Justice
    Failure Quotes



  5. Justice exacted within one's mind is the absence of substantial truth for the many.
    Theodore W. Higgingsworth
    Truth Quotes



  6. Addressing climate phenomena is the way to ensure justice for humanity.
    Ban Ki-moon
    Pollution Quotes



  7. To take ethics — or the investigation of what ought to be — seriously is to engage head on with the question of value.
    Christopher Panza; Adam Potthast, Ethics For Dummies
    Poems of Encouragement



  8. Sustainable development is at the heart of climate justice—protecting the planet, now and for generations to come.
    Gro Harlem Brundtland
    Sustainability Quotes



  9. Ethics are important because they give direction to people and societies who have some sense that they cannot flourish without being moral.
    Scott Rae, Moral Choices
    Life Journey



  10. ... the fight against climate change is fundamentally about human rights and securing justice for those suffering from its impact—vulnerable countries and communities
    Mary Robinson, Climate Justice
    Community Quotes



  11. ... the Bible gives us not just a naked call to care about justice, but gives us everything we need—motivation, guidance, inner joy, and power—to live a just life.
    Timothy Keller, Generous Justice
    Fear Over Faith



  12. Devoted though we are to prosperity and freedom, we can’t quite shake off the judgmental strand of justice. The conviction that justice involves virtue as well as choice runs deep.
    Michael J. Sandel, Justice
    Choices Quotes



  13. Never have we been so bombarded with such sticky ethical dilemmas.
    Joni Eareckson Tada, Life in the Balance
    Work Ethic Quotes



  14. ... because the surrounding non-Christian culture is hostile to Christian moral values, so anyone who teaches biblical ethics is likely to be criticized by unbelievers.
    Wayne Grudem, Christian Ethics
    Christian Poems



  15. Without justice, there is no life; without a purpose for life, there is no justification.
    Byron R. Pulsifer
    Poems About Life



  16. Through kindness, and thus through affection, honesty, truth, and justice toward everyone else, we ensure our own benefit.
    Piero Ferrucci, The Power of Kindness
    Kindness Quotes



  17. Here is my servant whom I have chosen, the one I love, in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will proclaim justice to the nations.
    Matthew 12:18 (HCSB)
    Motivational Quotes From The Bible



  18. There is enough for all. The earth is a generous mother; she will provide in plentiful abundance food for all her children if they will but cultivate her soil in justice and in peace.
    Bourke Coekran
    Earth Day Quotes



  19. The frequency and consequence of ethical questions are far greater today than in the past.
    Cennydd Bowles, Future Ethics
    Questioning Quotes

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