fiat justitia, ruat caelum
[ fee-aht yoos-tee-tee-ah -roo-aht -kahy-loom; English fee-aht juhs-tish-ee-uh -roo-at -see-luhm, fahy-uht ]
/ ˈfi ɑt yʊsˈti tiˌɑ ˈru ɑt ˈkaɪ lʊm; English ˈfi ɑt dʒʌsˈtɪʃ i ə ˈru æt ˈsi ləm, ˈfaɪ ət /
let there be justice though the heavens fall.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
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