11 Justice Studies Quotes to Remember

In the career field of criminal justice, it takes someone with courage and the willingness to serve others before themselves, but where does that motivation come from? There are several places to gain motivation, including here on the Rasmussen College Justice Studies blog. We created a list of 11 justice studies quotes to remember and inspire you as you go through your day.

1.    Only a life lived in the service to others is worth living.” - Albert Einstein

2.    It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.”  - Earl Warren

3.    The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

4.    Justice is incidental to law and order.” - John Edgar Hoover

5.    The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” - Mahatma Gandhi

6.    Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” - Martin Luther King Jr.

7.    Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.” - Robert Kennedy

8.    How can I be useful, of what service can I be? There is something inside me, what can it be?” - Vincent van Gogh

9.    We don’t give our criminals much punishment, but we sure give‘em plenty of publicity.” - Will Rogers                                                                       

10. We are imperfect. We cannot expect perfect government.” - William Howard Taft

11. You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.” - Woodrow T. Wilson

Share these justice studies quotes with friends, fellow students, and co-workers and keep them in a place you’ll remember to look at on a daily basis to stay motivated. Do you have any justice or law quotes that motivate you? We would love to read them. Share them with us in the comments below or on our Facebook page.

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Kendall Bird is an Online Community Specialist for Rasmussen College. With her Bachelor’s degree in public relations and a passion for social media, she enjoys writing motivating and enthusiastic blog content to encourage future, current and former students to learn more about their discipline of study. Kendall’s ultimate goal is to generate a positive community through blogging to promote learning and change lives.

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