Injustice Quotes

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

An unrectified case of injustice has a terrible way of lingering, restlessly, in the social atmosphere like an unfinished equation.

Mary Mccarthy

If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.

Democritus

One had better die fighting against injustice than to die like a dog or a rat caught in a trap.

Ida B. Wells

Injustice can be eliminated, but human conflicts and natural limitations cannot be removed. The conflicts of social life and the limitations of nature cannot be controlled or transcended. They can, however, be endured and survived. It is possible for there to be a dance with life, a creative response to its intrinsic limits and challenges ...

Sharon Welch

Slow violence is seldom recognized. Hunger, poverty and injustice usually aren?t acknowledged until after the revolution.

Unknown

The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls a butterfly.

Richard David Bach

No one will dare maintain that it is better to do injustice than to bear it.

Aristotle

All History is current; all injustice continues on some level, somewhere in the world.

Alice Walker

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

Charles Brockden Brown

Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.

Martin Luther King Jr

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
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