Injustice Quotes

When a community is composed of honest, sober and virtuous people, your forming a bad opinion about anyone of its members, when nothing wicked has been seen of him, is a great injustice to him. On the contrary in a corrupt society to form good opinion of anyone of them and to trust him is to harm yourself.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

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

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

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
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