Quotes About Justice
Reflect on the Nature of Justice
Read, discuss, and reflect on famous quotes about justice.
Read and reflect on the famous quotes below one-by-one, and classify them into the following four categories by dragging and organizing them into columns.
the definition of justice
how to achieve (or lose) justice
the nature of justice
the role/importance of justice in society
After you have sorted the quotes, choose 1–2 quotes in each category that you personally find most interesting or thought-provoking, and write them on a blank sheet of paper to keep. (You will need to reference these quotes in other activities.) Share and discuss your chosen quotes with your classmates, answering the questions below.
Why did you choose these quotes?
Do you agree with these quotes? Why or why not?
What other concepts besides justice (if any) appear in these quotes? How, in your opinion, are these concepts related to justice?
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Justice Quotes Activity
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