History is not the story of heroes entirely. It is often the story of cruelty and injustice and shortsightedness. There are monsters, there is evil, there is betrayal. That's why people should read Shakespeare and Dickens as well as history ~~ they will find the best, the worst, the height of noble attainment and the depths of depravity.
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest
There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice.
Injustice never rules forever.
Whatever the human law may be, neither an individual nor a nation can commit the least act of injustice against the obscurest individual without having to pay the penalty for it.
A world marked by so much injustice, innocent suffering, and cynicism of power cannot be the work of a good God.
There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice
We will not compromise or kneel in the face of injustice. We will not let evil triumph over virtue.
It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.
The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
He (Thomas Paine) saw oppression on every hand; injustice everywhere; hypocrisy at the altar; venality on the bench, tyranny on the throne; and with a splendid courage he espoused the cause of the weak against the strong
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible; but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary
Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.
A child wants some kind of undisrupted routine or rhythm. He seems to want a predictable, orderly world. For instance, injustice, unfairness or inconsistency in the parents seems to make a child feel anxious and unsafe. This attitude may not be so mu.
Love is the only cement that can hold this broken community together.When I am commanded to love, I am commanded to restore community, to resist injustice, and to meet the needs fo my brothers.
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.
Injustice boils in men's hearts as does steel in its cauldron, ready to pour forth, white hot, in the fullness of time.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
Experience has shown how deeply the seeds of war are planted by economic rivalry and social injustice.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
Every writer, without exception, is a masochist, a sadist, a peeping Tom, an exhibitionist, a narcissist, an injustice collector and a depressed person constantly haunted by fears of unproductivity.
Of all the forms of injustice, that is the most egregious which makes the circumstances of sex a reason for excluding one half of mankind from all those paths which lead to usefulness and honor
Every man is equally entitled to protection by law; but when the laws undertake to addÖ artificial distinctions, to grant titles, gratuities, and exclusive privileges, to make the rich richer and the potent more powerful, the humble members of society -- the farmers, mechanics, and laborers -- who have neither the time nor the means of securing like favors to themselves, have a right to complain of the injustice of their government
Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.