These are English sayings and proverbs about justice, which is basically the quality of being fair and reasonable, or correct treatment for all under the law.
Click on any saying for more information and notes.
Fighting between countries for a fair and good cause is better than no fighting in a situation that is unfair.
Comparison (especially of people) is not productive and can have unpleasant consequences. People should be judged on their own merits.
Swapping one thing fairly in return for another is not the same as stealing.
The implication is that even if we are reluctant to praise someone, we should do so if the praise is deserved.
We should admit the good qualities of even a bad or undeserving person.
Before complaining, we should think of the context.
It is no defence to say that we didn't know that something we did was illegal.
Give everyone an equal portion.
In any dispute or discussion, we should acknowledge that people have different points of view.
The legal system treats people with money better than people without money.
In any question, what is appropriate in one case is also appropriate in the other case.