Quotes Blog #1: Fairness

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Students from the American University in Dubai put together a series of original quotes and thoughts on the Fundamental Values of Academic Integrity. The quotes were compiled and edited by Jeanette Teh, Assistant Professor of the School of Business Administration, Tiara Willis, and Omar Abdel Raouf Maassrani. Quotes on Fairness Thou shouldst not decide until thou hast heard what both have to say.
— Aristophanes

All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.
— Aristotle

Fair play is a jewel.
— Sir Walter Scott

The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
— Lyndon B. Johnson

Ethics is not about the way things are, it is about the way things ought to be.
— Michael Josephson

Justice is truth in action. 
— Joseph Joubert

Fair play with others is primarily the practice of not blaming them for anything that is wrong with us. We tend to rub our guilty conscience against others the way we wipe dirty fingers on a rag. This is as evil a misuse of others as the practice of exploitation.
— Eric Hoffer

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

Justice does not come from the outside. It comes from inner peace. 
— Barbara Hall

Justice is the constant and perpetual will to allot to every man his due. 
— Domitus Ulpian

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

Justice is a contract of expediency, entered upon to prevent men harming or being harmed. 
— Epicurus

Liberty, equality – bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.
— Henri-Frédéric Amiel

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. 
— Elie Wiesel

It is essential that justice be done, and it is equally vital that justice not be confused with revenge, for the two are wholly different. 
–- Oscar Aria

True peace is not merely the absence of tension, it is the presence of Justice. 
–- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

If we do not maintain Justice, Justice will not maintain us. 
— Francis Bacon

It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer. 
— William Blackstone

Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe. 
— Edmund Burke

The law isn’t justice. It’s a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be. 
— Raymond Chandler

A court is a place where what was confused before becomes more unsettled than ever. 
— Henry Waldorf Francis

Justice delayed is justice denied. 
— William Gladstone

Justice is incidental to law and order. 
— J. Edgar Hoover

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhwre. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. 
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense. 
— Marcus Tullius Cicero De Officiis

The more laws, the less justice. 
— Marcus Tullius Cicero De Officiis

You must be the change you wish to see in the world. 
— Mahatma Gandhi

There are only two ways of spreading light – to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. 
— Edith Wharton

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
— Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

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