Quotation Explorer - 'Injustice'

If it were not for injustice, men would not know justice. - Heraclitus
Each time someone 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 F. Kennedy
Brutality and injustice made us raise our hands towards the sky for years; God didn’t respond us, but drones came to our rescue. - M.F. Moonzajer
The real help victims of injustice need is to get the will, skill and resources to fight back. There may or may not be a hell in afterlife but suffering injustice quietly is a sin, punishment for which is a living hell here and now. - R.N. Prasher
When the heart sees injustice it turns to the perspective of oneness.It feels no need to produce a big speech to overcome its enemies.In silence it finds its peace. - Raphael Zernoff
We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Maybe there is no justice, just different degrees of injustice. - Marty Rubin
Peace means the way of finding the inner calmness, tranquility and joy, in the midst of conflicts and injustice. - Debasish Mridha
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. - Desmond Tutu
The enormity of problems like hunger and social injustice can certainly motivate us to act. We can be convinced logically of the need for intervention and change. But it is the story of one individual that ultimately makes the difference—by offeringliving proof. - John Capecci and Timothy Cage
If we are to fight discrimination and injustice against women we must start from the home for if a woman cannot be safe in her own house then she cannot be expected to feel safe anywhere. - Aysha Taryam
If you can convince people that freedom is injustice, they will then believe that slavery is freedom. - Stefan Molyneux
One of the best ways to achieve justice is to expose injustice. - Julian Assange
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means. - Sallust
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice. - H. L. Mencken
Right person suffers a lot than wrong person in that place where injustice is called justice. - Faisal Nawaz Maitlo
Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so. - Samuel Johnson
You ball up your fist each time you hear about an unfound injustice in the world. That makes me your brother. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Dostoevsky was made by being sent to Siberia. Writers are forged in injustice as a sword is forged. - Ernest Hemingway
An injustice anywhere is an injustice everywhere. - Samuel Johnson
When there is injustice someone should speak. When there is unfairness someone should act.We cannot have liberty and justice for all if we only want it only for ourselves. We must serve God in humble righteousness. - Tom Krause
If you see oppression, violence, injustice and evil deeds, unzip your silence and uncaring indifference, do something and act against all these unethical instances." ~ , an excerpt from my novel, If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
I swore that I would not suffer from the world's grief and the world's stupidity and cruelty and injustice and I made my heart as hard in endurance as the nether millstone and my mind as a polished surface of steel. I no longer suffered, but enjoyment had passed away from me. - Sri Aurobindo
I have realized that the world and its people will never be perfect; and thus, I have grown wiser. I have learned that every aspect of life owns an injustice. I have seen that every human soul is laudable. Thus, you have the power to be enlightened. - Kylee Carrier
A rule without exceptions is an instrument capable of doing mischief to the innocent and bringing grief -- as well as injustice -- to those who should gain exemptions from the rule's functioning. - Derrick A. Bell
Injustice is relativelyl easy to bear; what stings is justice. - H.L. Mencken
It is a great paradox and a great injustice that writers write because we fear death and want to leave something indestructible in our wake and, at the same time, are drawn to all the things that kill: whiskey and cigarettes, unprotected sex, and deep-fried burritos. - Ariel Gore
Their voices meld into a cloudy rumble of their own, and I ponder Mira's and Aidan's secrets and imagine the injustice that threads through other lives, injustice that has no face because it is hidden away in a dark, shameful place, hidden for years in hopes of making it untrue. - Mary E. Pearson
Fraud is the ready minister of injustice. - Edmund Burke
Justice will only exist where those not affected by injustice are filled with the same amount of indignation as those offended. - Plato
I write so others might contemplate things that are out of the ordinary. I write to make people feel—to cause laughter and tears and anger at injustice. I write so the world will imagine and wonder at crazy, incredible truths. I write to have a tiny bit of influence on a universal conscience. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Injustice upon earth renders the justice of of heaven impossible. - Robert G. Ingersoll
The Chilcot report is a revelation of injustice under the cloak of Aid. The Chilcot report is a sorry report on the current state of humanity. So the ultimate question here is what are we going to achieve out of the sorry reports when sorry has no meaning in action? - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
To speak only one language is to do yourself a great injustice. - Michel Templet
If you tremble with indignation at every injustice then you are a comrade of mine. - Ernesto Che Guevara
Injustice coupled with racism is a highly explosive mixture, in which the world, threatens to suffocate. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it. - Plato
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary. - Reinhold Niebuhr
Lets reflect the hopes of the nations under oppression, injustice and brutality. All they see is Unknown suffering Of an empty heart and soul and thus their suffering is unknown. We cannot do everything; but still we can do something. Lend a hand to support the suffering ones. - Auliq Ice
The only way I can pay back for what fate and society have handed me is to try, in minor totally useless ways, to make an angry sound against injustice. - Martha Gellhorn
Every year, prejudice and injustice destroy lives and hurt the future of our nation. Now is the time to create a better tomorrow. Now is the time for change. - DaShanne Stokes
The kosmos works by harmony of tensions, like lyre and bow. Good and evil are one. On the one hand God sees all as well, fair, and good; on the other hand a human being sees injustice here, justice there. Justice in our minds is strife. We cannot help but see war makes us as we are. - Heraclitus
You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation. - Marian Wright Edelman
When you take a stand against injustice inflicted upon innocent people, there will be those who will hate you for it. - Ellen J. Barrier
INJUSTICE, n. A burden which of all those that we load upon others and carry ourselves is lightest in the hands and heaviest upon the back. - Ambrose Bierce
We must remember that any oppression, any injustice, any hatred, is a wedge designed to attack our civilization. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The problem with our culture is we cling to so many different truths. Yet, the truths that we cling to also depend on our point of view. Maybe, the journey to a truth that can be free of hatred, bias and injustice requires a journey of the soul to see all view points. - Shannon L. Alder
It is possible to become discouraged about the injustice we see everywhere. But God did not promise us that the world would be humane and just. He gives us the gift of life and allows us to choose the way we will use our limited time on earth. It is an awesome opportunity. - César Chávez
If it is nothingness that awaits us, let us make an injustice of it, let us fight against destiny, even without hope of victory. - Miguel de Unamuno
The principle cannot be denied: the fiercer the struggle against the injustice you suffer, the blinder you will be to the injustice you inflict. We tend to translate the presumed wrongness of our enemies into an unfaltering conviction of our own rightness. - Miroslav Volf
Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth. - William Faulkner
So long as society is founded on injustice, the function of the laws will be to defend injustice. And the more unjust they are the more respectable they will seem. - Anatole France
It's impossible for a creative artist to be either a Puritan or a Fascist, because both are a negation of the creative urge. The only things a creative artist can be opposed to are ugliness and injustice. - Liam O'Flaherty
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
I am a person who is unhappy with things as they stand. We cannot accept the world as it is. Each day we should wake up foaming at the mouth because of the injustice of things. - Hugo Claus
Rage whether in reaction to social injustice, or to our leaders’ insanity, or to those who threaten or harm us is a powerful energy that, with diligent practice, can be transformed into fierce compassion. - Bonnie Myotai Treace
Though the vicious can sometimes pour affliction upon the good, their power is transient and their punishment certain; and that innocence, though oppressed by injustice, shall, supported by patience, finally triumph over misfortune! - Ann Radcliffe
You can not be lazy and expect everyone to like you. That will be injustice. - Paul Bamikole
The struggle against injustice is just another kind of injustice. - Marty Rubin
Injustice happened to animals as they born an animal, you are born as man what else do you need ? - Amit Kalantri
Government itself does no harm, because it is a fictional entity. But the belief in government the notion that some people actually have the moral right to rule over others has caused immeasurable pain and suffering, injustice and oppression, enslavement and death. - - Larken Rose
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. - Desmond Tutu
In the part of this universe that we know there is great injustice, and often the good suffer, and often the wicked prosper, and one hardly knows which of those is the more annoying. - Bertrand Russell
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts. - Voltaire
Justice has a right to protest against injustice. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Education has multiple purposes, but learning how to ask essential questions and how to challenge dogma,tradition, and injustice in appropriate and constructive ways is its highest purposes. - Gregory S. Prince, Jr.
Segregation is the adultery of an illicit intercourse between injustice and immorality. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Luxury life is good if everyman living on earth can benefit from it! Otherwise, it is injustice! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Choice of justice is better than injustice if even you got hold of the injustice it from any since that since is nonsense. - M.Rishad Sakhi
We feel that if someone is bad, he should be burdened with the knowledge that he is bad. It seems to us the ultimate injustice that a person could be evil, by our assessment , and still feel fine about himself. - Martha Stout
I submit that 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.
A just war is in the long run far better for a nation's soul than the most prosperous peace obtained by acquiescence in wrong or injustice. - Theodore Roosevelt
Acts of injustice done Between the setting and the rising sun In history lie like bones, each one. - W. H. Auden
Heroes are not made. They are born out of circumstances and rise to the occasion when their spirit can no longer coexist with the hypocrisy of injustice to others. - Shannon L. Alder
You cannot live a political life, you cannot live a moral life if you're not willing to open your eyes and see the world more clearly. See some of the injustice that's going on. Try to make yourself aware of what's happening in the world. And when you are aware, you have a responsibility to act. - Bill Ayers
Against eternal injustice, man must assert justice, and to protest against the universe of grief, he must create happiness. - Albert Camus
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice. - Benjamin Franklin
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 Bach
Where you find the laws most numerous, there you will find also the greatest injustice. - Arcesilaus
Maturity is the ability to do a job whether or not you are supervised, to carry money without spending it and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even. - Ann Landers
Never be indiferent to injustice.
Maybe there is no justice, only different degrees of injustice. - Marty Rubin
Injustice in the end produces independence. - Voltaire
I think silence is one of the failures of people today. When they see an injustice or intolerance, and they stay silent - that's the worst thing. - Anonymous
There are things known—things experienced, felt, and understood—that words hold no power to convey. Attempting to do so only dilutes their substance and does them injustice. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Money will make a leader turn a blind eye to injustice. - DeAnthony Thompson
If there is no justice in a country, who can claim that, that country is a country? An injustice country is just a rubbish bin! - Mehmet Murat ildan
God is neither just nor unjust. ‘No one be hurt in the slightest’; that is God’s language. Justice and injustice is people’s language. - Dada Bhagwan
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