Quotation Explorer - 'Unjust'

People are, if anything, more touchy about being thought silly than they are about being thought unjust. - E. B. White
The only thing that gets in the way of our plans and objectives is fate. It has its own path for you whether it's fair or unjust. - Gabriella Jording
The nature of everything is, fair and based on justice. We make that unfair and unjust. - Ehsan Sehgal
An unjust law is no law at all. - Augustine of Hippo
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.
Respond kindly even to unkind treatment.Respond prudently even to imprudent treatment.Respond justly even to unjust treatment.The world surrenders to an enlightened mind.The stars surrender to a joyful heart.The universe surrenders to a loving soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The existence of poverty is the proof of an unjust and ill-organised society, and our public charities are but the first tardy awakening in the conscience of a robber. - Sri Aurobindo
It was both odd and unjust, a real example of pitiful arbitrariness of existance, that you were born into a particular time & held prisoner there whether you wanted it or not. It gave you an indecent advantage over the past and made you a clown vis-a-vis the future. - Daniel Kehlmann
People speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Oh, there were many here who were justly shot by unjust men. - Arthur Miller
Libertarianism holds that the only proper role of violence is to defend person and property against violence, that any use of violence that goes beyond such just defense is itself aggressive, unjust, and criminal - Murray N. Rothbard
All that exists is just and unjust and is equally justified in both respects. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If it is irrational and hypocritical to hold a minor to the same standard of behaviour control as a mature adult, it is equally unjust to hold a traumatised and neurologically impaired adult to the same standard as one not so afflicted - Marin Teicher
An unjust peace is better than a just war. - Cicero
When there is an income tax, the just man will pay more and the unjust less on the same amount of income. - Plato
Unjust dominion cannot be eternal. - Seneca
Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all. - Maximilien Robespierre
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
It would take me a long time to understand how systems inflict pain and hardship in people's lives and to learn that being kind in an unjust system is not enough. - Helen Prejean
In all debates, let truth be thy aim, not victory, or an unjust interest. - William Penn
Unjust laws exist: shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have succeeded, or shall we transgress them at once? - Henry David Thoreau
It was gratitude; gratitude, not merely for having once loved her, but for loving her still well enough to forgive all the petulance and acrimony of her manner in rejecting him, and all the unjust accusations accompanying her rejection. - Jane Austen
The rain fell alike upon the just and upon the unjust, and for nothing was there a why and a wherefore. - W. Somerset Maugham
Too many young Indigenous members of our community are being caught up in the criminal justice system, with an increasing number of cases resulting in notably unjust and undue outcomes, primarily due to the lack of resources available - Abdullah Reslan Lawyer
I know no method to secure the repeal of bad, obnoxious, or unjust laws so effective as their strict execution. - Ulysses S. Grant
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
Dominance. Control. These things the unjust seek most of all. And so it is the duty of the just to defy dominance and to challenge control. - Robert Fanney
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