Injustice Quotes

An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.

Martin Luther King Jr

Of all injustice, that is the greatest which goes under the name of law; and of all sorts of tyranny the forcing of the letter of the law against the equity, is the most insupportable.

L. Estrange

Since when do you have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?

Lillian Hellman

Progress is the injustice each generation commits with regard to its predecessors.

E. M. Cioran

I have come to believe that one thing people cannot bear is a sense of injustice. Poverty, cold, even hunger are more bearable than injustice.

Milicent Fenwick

Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, these ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

Robert F. Kennedy

As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other.

John Stuart Mill

An injustice against one is an injustice against all.

Kevin Jordan

Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.

Hosea Ballou

It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.

Robert Francis Kennedy

Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice.

Jacques Barzun

It is a great injustice to persecute homosexuality as a crime, and cruelty too.

Sigmund Freud

Since when do we have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?

Lillian Hellman

The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.

Benjamin Franklin

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Martin Luther King Jr
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