Injustice Quotes

There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice.

Grover Cleveland

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

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.

Martin Luther King Jr

Injustice never rules forever.

Seneca

Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.

Henry Louis Mencken

Injustice boils in men's hearts as does steel in its cauldron, ready to pour forth, white hot, in the fullness of time.

Mother Jones

He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.

Plato [Aristocles]

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.

Henry David Thoreau

A weak man is just by accident. A strong but nonviolent man is unjust by accident.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

Many groups that have the power to make life decisions for others don't ever have to live out the consequences.

Frances Fox Piven

What is objectionable, what is dangerous, about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.

Robert Francis Kennedy

A book might be written on the injustice of the just.

Anthony Hope

Injustice boils in men's hearts as does steel in its cauldron, ready to pour forth, white hot, in the fullness of time.

Mother Jones

Children will still die unjustly even in a perfect society. Even by his greatest effort, man can only propose to diminish, arithmetically, the sufferings of the world.

Albert Camus

Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

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

Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.

Frederick Douglass

All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?

Buddha

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

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

In this world it rains on the Just and the Unjust alike, but the Unjusts have the Just's umbrellas.

Lynne Alpern

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

E. M. Cioran

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

Lillian Hellman

Repugnance at the power of the people, at the fact that the popular taste should rule in all arenas of life, is very rare in a modern democracy. One of the intellectual charms of Marxism is that it explains the injustice or philistinism of the people in such a way as to exculpate the people, who are said to be manipulated by corrupt elites.

Allan David Bloom

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Updated On : May 10, 2013
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