Justice

Justice is a concept of moral rightness based on ethics, rationality, law, natural law, religion or equity. It is also the act of being just and/or fair.

Read more about Justice:  Concept of Justice, Variations of Justice, Understandings of Justice, Theories of Distributive Justice, Theories of Sentencing, Theories of Retributive Justice, Evolutionary Perspectives, Institutions

Famous quotes containing the word justice:

    Hell is a city much like London—
    A populous and a smoky city;
    There are all sorts of people undone,
    And there is little or no fun done;
    Small justice shown, and still less pity.
    Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

    The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey that catches his heart, which, say what you will, is the great high-road to his reason, and which, when once gained, you will find but little trouble in convincing his judgment of the justice of your cause.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)