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He who decides a case without hearing the other side, though he decides justly, cannot be considered just. - Seneca [Lucius Annaeus Seneca]


For the hopes of men have been justly called waking dreams. - Saint Basil


Beard: The hair that is commonly cut off by those who justly execrate the absurd Chinese custom of shaving the head. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce


Your scene precariously subsists too long, On French translation and Italian song. Dare to have sense yourselves; assert the stage; Be justly warm'd with your own native rage. (Prologue to Addison's Cato) - Alexander Pope


He who is only just is cruel. Who on earth could live were all judged justly? - Lord Byron


Mrs. Crupp had indignantly assured him that there wasn't room to swing a cat there; but as Mr. Dick justly observed to me, sitting down on the foot of the bed, nursing his leg, 'You know, Trotwood, I don't want to swing a cat. I never do swing a cat. Therefore what does that signify to me? - Charles Dickens


Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius. - Thomas Carlyle


Of all the barbarous middle ages, that which is most barbarous is the middle age of man! it is, I really scarce know what; but when we hover between fool and sage, and don't know justly what we would be at, a period something like a printed page, black letter upon foolscap, while our hair grows grizzled, and we are not what we were. - Lord Byron


It is impossible to live pleasurably without living prudently, honourably, and justly; or to live prudently, honourably, and justly, without living pleasurably. - Epicurus