Best 66 of Justified quotes - MyQuotes
Desires should never be justified,' Tehol said, wagging a finger. 'All you end up doing is illuminating the hidden reasons by virtue of their obvious absence.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
I couldn't forgive him or like him, but I saw that what he had done was, to him, entirely justified.
Rules and particular inferences alike are justified by being brought into agreement with each other. A rule is amended if it yields an inference we are unwilling to accept; an inference is rejected if it violates a rule we are unwilling to amend.
History teaches us that there have been but few infringements of personal liberty by the state which have not been justified, as they are here, in the name of righteousness and the public good, and few which have not been directed, as they are now, at politically helpless minorities.
What you do to prevent further felonious assault, as long as the felon is still capable of action, is justified.
A successful artist of any kind has to work so hard that she is justified in refusing to lay down her sceptre until she is placed on the bier.
I was a slave to something he believed to be silly and superstitious: the idea that all life was worth defending and that nothing justified surrender to the forces of destruction.
You have bigger balls than some men I know.
Joseph Fielding Smith
Creation did not take millions of years. We can hardly be justified in trying to harmonize the days of creation with the extended periods of millions of years according to the reckoning of the so-called scientists.
Oppression has no logic--just a self-fulfilling prophecy, justified by a self-perpetuating system.
A war is justified if you're willing to send your son. If you're not willing to send your son, how do you send someone else's?
George Bernard Shaw
Capitalism justified itself and was adopted as an economic principle on the express ground that it provides selfish motives for doing good, and that human beings will do nothing except for selfish motives
You know, if you were *really* going to starve, you'd be justified in writing proprietary software.
N. T. Wright
It is faith alone that justifies, but faith that justifies can never be alone, though one is justified by faith alone, the faith which justifies is never in fact alone.
Pope John Paul Ii
The obligation to earn one's bread presumes the right to do so. A society that denies this right cannot be justified, nor can it attain social peace.
Lincoln had faith in time, and time has justified his faith.
You think the pope is mad that Donald Trump said Two Corinthians instead of "second"? Get this. Pope Francis just said that contraception can be justified now.
J. I. Packer
The truth is that, though we were justified by faith alone, the faith that justifies is never alone (it always produces fruit, 'good works,'...a transformed life).
Americans just want us to... not be concerned if they can be constitutionally justified... Why, if we had to do that we could not pass most of the laws we enact around here.
Rebellion cannot exist without the feeling that somewhere, in some way, you are justified.
If you get validation from outside, then suddenly everything you do at home is justified.
It does not astonish me that the critics in London relegate me to the lowest rank. Alas! I fear that they are only too justified!
How many people have been thus led, through lack of self-confidence, to stifle their most justified doubts?
Feeling sympathy and searching for explanations isn't the same as believing that the violence is justified.
There are no justified resentments.
Even if there were no actual evidence in favor of the Darwinian theory, we should still be justified in preferring it over all rival theories.
All feel justified. To find truth, a man must consider the possibility that he is wrong.
The Bible is a radically pro-slavery document. Slave owners waved Bibles over their heads during the Civil War and justified it.
Emphasis on technique is justified only so far as it will simplify and clarify the statement of the photographer's concept.
When God's righteousness is mentioned in the gospel, it is God's action of declaring righteous the unrighteous sinner who has faith in Jesus Christ. The righteousness by which a person is justified (declared righteous) is not his own but that of another, Christ.
We are fully justified in valuing the life and person of an intended victim more highly than the life of a pernicious assailant. The attacker must be stopped. At once and completely.
If we can prevent just one marriage from disintegrating--or just one child from suffering the loss of a family--our effort will be justified.
David G. Mcafee
If in some radical miracle, the Abrahamic God revealed his existence to the world, I’d accept the belief in the deity — but I still wouldn't worship it. The jealous and angry God that justified the killings of millions, sent plagues upon first borns, and abhorred homosexuals would not be worthy of my worship.
Our destiny can be examined, but it cannot be justified or totally explained. We are simply here.
Male supremacy is centered on the act of sexual intercourse, justified by heterosexual practice.
I had always assumed that people were interested in economic affairs, just as I was. My assumption was justified. The times caught up with me. I was ready. I was there.
Thomas Haden Church
One that always stings is "Grow up." And it stings most when you have the suspicion that it is justified, that you have just done somethingchildish and you got nailed for it. It's probably been said to me a few times.
Rutherford B. Hayes
Strikes and boycotting are akin to war, and can be justified only on grounds analogous to those which justify war, viz., intolerable injustice and oppression.
Foreign policy should not be justified through making oneself feel good, but through results that have tangible consequences.
A lot of police shootings are justified, but many others are not.
Are you living to justify yourself, or are you living because you are justified?
The greatest cruelties of our century have been the impersonal cruelties of remote decision, of system and routine, especially when they could be justified as regrettable operational necessity.
Lailah Gifty Akita
If we put faith in Christ Jesus, we are justified by faith in Christ.
I honestly love nothing better than digging into a really good serialized show, whether it's 'Breaking Bad' or 'Game of Thrones' or 'Justified.'
As an anonymous participant in financial markets, I never had to weigh the social consequences of my actions ... I felt justified in ignoring them on the grounds that I was playing by the rules.
Every liberal initiative, from welfare to antismoking measures, is justified by reference to 'the children.' Yet the clear result of liberal policies is to harm children even more than adults.
All methods are sacred if they are internally necessary. All methods are sins if they are not justified by internal necessity.
Camus believed in dialogue and diplomacy, and enlisted his work as a philosopher to the need to find nonviolent solutions, whereas Sartre called for violent conflicts and justified terror.
We are justified, not by giving anything to God,--what we do,--but by receiving from God, what Christ hath done for us.
Although under particular circumstances, the violence method - any method - can be justified, nevertheless once you commit violence, then counterviolence will be returned.