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Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line. - Joseph Conrad


An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason. - C. S. Lewis


Reconsider: To seek a justification for a decision already made. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce


I am not interested to know whether vivisection produces results that are profitable to the human race or doesn't. The pain which it inflicts upon un-consenting animals is the basis of my enmity toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further. - Mark Twain


Eroticism has its own moral justification because it says that pleasure is enough for me; it is a statement of the individual's sovereignty. - Mario Vargas Llosa


There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centres of criticism. - Robert Maynard Hutchins


Accuse: To affirm another's guilt or un-worth; most commonly as a justification of ourselves for having wronged him. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce


We all felt on top of the world. It was a justification for the sacrifices which had been made by our people since the arrival of whites in this country in 1652. - Nelson Mandela


A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature. - Guillaume Apollinaire