Word of the Day: Justice

jus-tice / ˈjəstəs




  1. righteousness; the quality or state of being fair or unbiased

Better to have a handful of might than a sack of justice.

Czech Proverb


  1. the administration of punishment or reward as befits the situation, usually meted out by a judge

Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another.

Russian Proverb


  1. a judge

I decided that if I were going to make use of my role as a Supreme Court Justice, it would be to inspire people to realize that, first, I was just like them and second, if I could do it, so could they.

Sonia Sotomayor, 1954-


  1. the moral principle that governs correct action

Forgiveness is a pillar of justice.

Italian Proverb


  1. conformity to correct action

The more laws the less justice.

Traditional Proverb


  1. the judgment of a person or persons

Justice is the result of public opinion.

Chinese Proverb