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  1. It's not good to take sentimental journeys. You see the differences instead of the samenesses.
       -- mary Astor

  2. The initial mystery that attends each journey is: how did the traveller reach his starting point in the first place?
       -- Louise Bogan

  3. One may not reach the dawn save by path of night.
       -- Khalil Gibran

  4. It is good to have an end to journey towards, but it is the journey that matters in the end.
       -- Ursula K. le Guinn

  5. When I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death. Should I never return, all is in order. This is what life has taught me.
       -- Katherine Mansfield

  6. The journey is my home.
       -- Muriel Rukeyser

  7. Journeys end in lovers' meeting,
    Every wise man's son doth know.
       -- William Shakespeare

  8. No journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.
       -- Lillian Smith

  9. I am one of those who never knows the direction of my journey until I have almost arrived.
       -- Anna Louise Strong


  10. Townfolk know pleasures, country people joys.
       -- Minna Thomas Antrim

  11. How terrible is man's estate. There is not one of his joys which does not spring out of some form of ignorance.
       -- Honore de Balzac

  12. There are joys which long to be ours. God sends ten thousands truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and sing awhile upon the roof, and then fly away.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher

  13. In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.
       -- Henry Ward Beecher

  14. Surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy!
       -- Louise Bogan

  15. Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.
       -- Christian Nestell Bovee

  16. I cannot sleep--great joy is as restless as great sorrow.
       -- Fanny Burney

  17. On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined.
       -- Lord Byron

  18. There's not a joy the world can give like that it takes away.
       -- Lord Byron

  19. You shall have joy, or you shall have power, said God; you shall not have both.
       -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  20. Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue.
       -- Henry Fielding

  21. All human joys are swift of wing,
    For heaven doth so allot it;
    That when you get an easy thing,
    You find you haven't got it.
       -- Eugene Field

  22. Joys divided are increased.
       -- Josiah Gilbert Holland

  23. People need joy quite as much as clothing. Some of them need it more.
       -- Margaret Collier Graham

  24. One can endure sorrow alone, but it takes two to be glad.
       -- Elbert Hubbard

  25. Joy, whose hand is ever at his lips, bidding adieu.
       -- John Keats

  26. Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.
       -- Helen Keller

  27. We would never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.
       -- Helen Keller

  28. Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?
       -- Rose Kennedy

  29. Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
       -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

  30. The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it.
       -- Michel de Montaigne

  31. I found more joy in sorrow than you could find in joy.
       -- Sara Teasdale

  32. Joy is a net of love by which yo can catch souls.
       -- Mother Teresa

  33. Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
       -- Mark Twain

  34. The source of one's joy is also often the source of one's sorrow.
       -- Jessamyn West


  35. Judaism lives not in an abstract creed, but in its institutions.
       -- Auerbach

  36. To be a Jew is a destiny.
       -- Vicki Baum

  37. Historically the profoundest meaning of Passover is something which sets Judaism apart from other religions. It marks the birth of a nation. Out of a mass of slaves, Moses fashioned a nation and gave them a faith.
       -- Philip S. Bernstein

  38. Passover affirms the great truth that liberty is the inalienable right of every human being.
       -- Morris Joseph


  39. Good judgement comes from experience; and experience, well, that comes from bad judgement.
       -- Anon.

  40. It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior impartiality.
       -- Arnold Bennett

  41. Judge not, lest ye be judged.
       -- Bible:Matthew

  42. Do not wait for the last judgement. It takes place every day.
       -- Albert Camus

  43. In the last analysis sound judgment will prevail.
       -- Joseph Cannon

  44. You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends.
       -- Joseph Conrad

  45. There are no judgements so harsh as those of the erring, the inexperienced, and the young.
       -- Dina Maria Mulock Craik

  46. I have heard that a man might be his own lawyer, but you can't be your own judge.
       -- Margaret Deland

  47. Hear Everything and judge for yourself.
       -- George Eliot

  48. Judge a tree from its fruit, not from its leaves.
       -- Euripides

  49. The average man's judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.
       -- Ed Howe

  50. Don't mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.
       -- Henry James

  51. Next to sound judgement, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world.
       -- Jean de La Bruyere

  52. Everyone complains of the badness of his memory, but nobody of his judgment.
       -- François de La Rochefoucauld

  53. If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it.
       -- Abraham Lincoln

  54. We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing; others judge us by what we have done.
       -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  55. That would be a good thing for them to carve on my toombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgement.
       -- Dorothy Parker

  56. Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never.
       -- Theodore Parker

  57. Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.
       -- William Penn

  58. It is with our judgments as with our watches: no two go just alike, yet each believes his own.
       -- Alexander Pope

  59. Hesitancy in judgment is the only true mark of the thinker.
       -- Dagobert D. Runes

  60. When you meet a man, you judge him by his clothes; when you leave, you judge him by his heart.
       -- Russian Proverb

  61. Every morning puts a man on trial, and each evening passes judgement.
       -- Roy Smith

  62. I learned early in life not to judge others. We outcasts are very happy and content to leave that job to our social superiors.
       -- Ethel Waters

  63. I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
       -- First Duke of Wellington

  64. Kinder the enemy who must malign us
    Than the smug friend who will define us.
       -- Anna Wickham

  65. One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty councils. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.
       -- Woodrow Wilson

  66. If any have a stone to throw
    It is not I, ever or now.
       -- Elinor Wylie


  67. Ne'er of the living can the living judge.
    Too blind the affection, or too fresh the grudge.
       -- Anon.

  68. Justice is a commodity which in a more or less adulterated condition the State sells to the citizen as a reward for his allegiance, taxes and personal service.
       -- Ambrose Bierce

  69. In the halls of justice, the only justice is in the halls.
       -- Lenny Bruce

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

  71. Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.
       -- Edmund Burke

  72. When a just cause reaches its flood tide -- whatever stands in the way must fall before its overwhelming power.
       -- Carrie Chapman Catt

  73. Justice is the bread of the nation; it is always hungry for it.
       -- François de Chateaubriand

  74. Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.
       -- Gilbert K. Chesterton

  75. The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
       -- Winston Churchill

  76. Justice is the crowning glory of the virtues.
       -- Cicero

  77. The wheels of justice -- they're square wheels.
       -- Barbara Corcoran

  78. There is no such thing as justice--in or out of court.
       -- Clarence Darrow

  79. Justice is always violent to the party offending, for every man is innocent in his own eyes.
       -- Daniel Defoe

  80. Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey.
       -- Denis Diderot

  81. Justice is too good for some people and not good enough for the rest.
       -- Norman Douglas

  82. Justice is not cheap. Justice is not quick. It is not ever finally achieved.
       -- Marian Wright Edelman

  83. Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.
       -- Dwight D. Eisenhower

  84. That it is better 100 guilty Persons should escape than that one innocent Person should suffer, is a Maxim that has been long and generally approved.
       -- Benjamin Franklin

  85. A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
       -- Robert Frost

  86. One man's word is no man's word; we should quietly hear both sides.
       -- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  87. I never promised you a rose garden. I never promised you perfect justice.
       -- Hannah Green

  88. There is always time to make right what is wrong.
       -- Susan Griffin

  89. This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.
       -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  90. Justice is incidental to law and order.
       -- J. Edgar Hoover

  91. Justice is the firm and continuous desire to render to everyone that which is his due.
       -- Justinian

  92. Nobody is poor unless he stand in need of justice.
       -- Lactantius

  93. The love of justice in most men is only the fear of themselves suffering by injustice.
       -- François de La Rochefoucauld

  94. Let justice be done, though the heavens fall.
       -- Lord Mansfield

  95. There must be justice for the accuser as well as for the accused.
       -- Robert Mark

  96. A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.
       -- H.L. Mencken

  97. Crime takes but a moment but justice an eternity.
       -- Ellen O'Grady

  98. Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful, and whatever is powerful may be just.
       -- Blaise Pascal

  99. Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it.
       -- William Penn

  100. An honest man nearly always thinks justly.
       -- Jean Jacques Rousseau

  101. He who decides a case without hearing the other side...though he decides justly, cannot be considered just.
       -- Seneca

  102. Justice is justice though it's always delayed and finally done only by mistake.
       -- George Bernard Shaw

  103. A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
       -- Herbert Spencer

  104. The efficiency of our criminal jury system is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read.
       -- Mark Twain

  105. The sentiment of justice is so natural, and so universally acquired by all mankind, that it seems to be independent of all law, all party, all religion.
       -- Voltaire

  106. Justice is the great interest of man on earth.
       -- Daniel Webster

  107. Justice is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.
       -- Daniel Webster

  108. Justice is a terrible but necessary thing.
       -- Jessamyn West

  109. No question is ever settled
    Until it is settled right.
       -- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

  110. Justice is like a train that is nearly always late.
       -- yevgeny Yevtushenko


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