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Quotes of the Day for 1 February 2003 – Justice

It was on this day in 1790 that Justice John Day called the first session of the US Supreme Court to order at New York City. To mark the occasion, I've chosen some quotes on Justice.

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The quotes:

At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
     - Aristotle

Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
     - Benjamin Disraeli, 1804 - 1881

What we have in us of the image of God is the love of truth and justice.
     - Demosthenes

Truth is the summit of being; justice is the application of it to affairs.
     - Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803 - 1882

It is reasonable that every one who asks justice should do justice.
     - Thomas Jefferson, 1743 - 1826

Parents are not interested in justice, they want quiet.
     - Bill Cosby


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