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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Justice
 
Every man loves justice at another man’s expense; nobody cares for it at his own.  1
It is folly to expect justice from the unprincipled.  2
Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offence.  3
Justice has a waxen nose.  German.  4
Justice is half religion.  Turkish.  5
Justice is never angry.  Ben Jonson.  6
Justice is the rightful sovereign of the world.  Pindar.  7
It is the clerk makes the justice.  8
Let justice be done though the heavens fall.  Latin.  9
No one likes justice brought home to his own door.  Italian.  10
Of all virtues justice is the best;
Valor without it is a common jest.  Waller.
  11
Paper and ink and little justice.  Spanish.  12
Though justice has leaden feet it has leaden hands.  13
Who demands justice must administer justice.  German.  14
 
 
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