Injustice Quotes

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 constitutes the essence of social life.

Emil Cioran

An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere.

Samuel Johnson

A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.

Seneca

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.

Elie Wiesel

The passions possess a certain injustice and self interest which makes it dangerous to follow them, and in reality we should distrust them even when they appear most trustworthy.

François de la Rochefoucauld

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.

Bishop Desmond Tutu

Delay in justice is injustice.

Walter Savage Landor

People who fear disorder more than injustice will only produce more of both.

William Sloane Coffin

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

We have ancient habits to deal with, vast structures of power, indescribably complicated problems to solve. But unless we abdicate our humanity altogether and succumb to fear and impotence in the presence of the weapons we have ourselves created, it is as possible and as urgent to put an end to war and violence between nations as it is to put an end to poverty and racial injustice

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

No man can mortgage his injustice as a pawn for his fidelity.

Edmund Burke

Extreme law is often extreme injustice.

Terence

Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.

Edmund Burke

No matter how worthy the cause, it is robbery, theft, and injustice to confiscate the property of one person and give it to another to whom it does not belong.

Walter Williams

Racial injustice, war, urban blight, and environmental rape have a common denominator in our exploitative economic system.

Channing E. Phillips

Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts

Voltaire

Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.

Seneca

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

Andrew Jackson

Injustice is a sixth sense, and rouses all the others.

Amelia E. Barr

There must always be a remedy for wrong and injustice if we only know how to find it.

Ida B. Wells
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