Quotes and Sayings about Injustice



"Yes, across the board, these gentlemen understand they have the power to make a difference and even educate people to injustices that are occurring in their worlds."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Power, People, Difference, Gentlemen)

"I want justice to be so pervasive that it will be taken for granted, just as injustice is taken for granted today."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: Injustice, Today, Want, Will)

"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 the butterfly."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Belief, End, Ignorance, Injustice, Tragedy, World)

"Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden."
- Hosea Ballou
(Related: Burden, Injustice)

"To put up a show is to face life's injustices with one of the few weapons available to a desperate and brave people, their imagination."
- Luigi Barzini
(Related: Imagination, People, Life, Weapons)

"Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Education, Injustice, Past, Style)

"Our Prophet was a radical too- he fought against the injustices of his community and challenged the feudal order of his society, so they called him a radical. So what? We should be proud of that!"
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Society, Community, Order, Radical)

"You look at the whole Human Rights questions, I happened to be there at just the right time when the country was awakening - this goes to the first question you asked - the whole country was awakening to a hundred years of injustice that hadn't been resolved yet."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Time, Country, First, Rights, Human rights, Injustice, Question, Questions, Years)

"I had the good fortune to be able to right an injustice that I thought was being heaped on young people by lowering the voting age, where you had young people that were old enough to die in Vietnam but not old enough to vote for their members of Congress that sent them there."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Age, Thought, People, Being, Congress, Fortune, Injustice, Old, Right, Vietnam, Vote, Voting)

"And it also became clear that these conditions of inequality and historical injustice have given rise to a feeling of hate in the world - a deeply felt hate that cannot easily be overcome with a few good words."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Feeling, Hate, Inequality, Injustice, Words, World)

"Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Men, Goals, Positive, Fighting, Revolution, Ignorance, Injustice, May, Poverty, Reform, Slavery, Variety)

"Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice."
- Georges Bizet
(Related: Religion, Ambition, Exploitation, Injustice, Vice)

"Most terrorists are people deeply concerned by what they see as social, political, or religious injustice and hypocrisy, and the immediate grounds for their terrorism is often retaliation for an action of the United States."
- William Blum
(Related: People, Action, Hypocrisy, Injustice, Religious, states, Terrorism, United)

"Probably I understand very much the people who rise against injustice."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: People, Injustice)

"Better still - your history has shown how powerful a moral catharsis expressed through popular resistance to injustice can sometimes be; I have in mind the grassroots opposition to the Vietnam War."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: History, War, Injustice, Mind, Opposition, Popular, Vietnam)

"The values by which we are to survive are not rules for just and unjust conduct, but are those deeper illuminations in whose light justice and injustice, good and evil, means and ends are seen in fearful sharpness of outline."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Values, Evil, Injustice, Light, Rules)

"The tongue may be employed about, and made to serve all the purposes of vice, in tempting and deceiving, in perjury and injustice."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Injustice, May, Tongue, Vice)

"Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Being, Injustice)

"There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland that is worth the loss of a single British soldier or a single Irish citizen either."
- James Callaghan
(Related: Injustice, Ireland, Irish, Loss, Worth)

"Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer."
- Julian Casablancas
(Related: Greed, Injustice)

"I cannot say to a person who suffers injustice, 'Wait.' Perhaps you can. I can't. And having decided that I cannot urge caution I must stand with him."
- Sandra Casey Cason
(Related: Caution, Injustice)

"There are two things that one must get used to or one will find life unendurable: the damages of time and injustices of men."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Life, Men, Time, Will)

"For some reason, I seem to be bothered whenever I see acts of injustice and assaults on people's civil liberties. I imagine what I write in the future will follow in that vein. Whether it's fiction or non-fiction."
- Iris Chang
(Related: People, Civil liberties, Fiction, Future, Injustice, Reason, Will)

"Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals; nay it is treachery to comrades."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Men, Animals, Cruelty, Injustice, Poor, Treachery)

"In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Nature, Religion, Ethics, Injustice)

"Progress is the injustice each generation commits with regard to its predecessors."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Progress, Injustice)

"If, at the limit, you can rule without crime, you cannot do so without injustices."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Crime)

"If the market is left to sort matters out, social injustice will be heightened and suffering in the community will grow with the neglect the market fosters."
- Helen Clark
(Related: Community, Injustice, Neglect, Suffering, Will)

"There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness."
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Related: People, Greatness, Calamity, Honor, Injustice, Loss, Nation, Safety, Self, Wrong)

"We have to be willing to give up all the injustices of the past that did exist - and that do exist right now. When we become interested in liberation, we then become interested in that which transcends time."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Time, Now, Past, Right)

"Individuals can resist injustice, but only a community can do justice."
- James J. Corbett
(Related: Community, Injustice)

"We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Sympathy, Act, Balance, Injustice, Living, Respect)

"True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Patriotism, Injustice, Land)

"As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek, bear injustice, malice, rash judgment. We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak, go a second mile."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Injustice, Judgment, Malice)

"Rarely in my 45 years as a civil rights lawyer have I been so angry about an injustice as I am about what happened to Billy Ray Johnson."
- Morris Dees
(Related: Civil rights, Injustice, Years)

"If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a real humanity."
- Nelson DeMille
(Related: Act, First, Humanity, Injustice, Unkindness)

"If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it."
- Democritus
(Related: Injustice, Unhappiness)

"We study the injustices of history for the same reason that we study genocide, and for the same reason that psychologists study the minds of murderers and rapists... to understand how those evil things came about."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: History, Evil, Genocide, Reason, Study)

"In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Children, Existence, Injustice, Nothing, World)

"What did our nation ever do to provoke these madly vicious enemies? What is seen as injustice in one place is seen as just requital in the other."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Enemies, Injustice, Nation)

"Yes, disappointment over perceived unfairness, injustice, promises not kept, tends to go hand in hand with increasing prosperity. Expectations are dashed. What can I say!"
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Disappointment, Expectations, Injustice, Promises, Prosperity)

"Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: People, Injustice, Measure, Will, Wrong)

"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
(Related: Fleas, Injustice, Nation)

"Anarchy may await America, due to the daily injustices suffered by the people."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: People, America, Anarchy, May)

"Every social injustice is not only cruel, but it is economic waste."
- William Feather
(Related: Injustice, Waste)

"The glaring injustice is there for all who are not blinded by prejudice to see."
- Bram Fischer
(Related: Injustice, Prejudice)

"I'll also say, yes, I think the change in black consciuosness in recent years has made me more sensitive to injustice in every area of my life."
- Curt Flood
(Related: Change, Life, Injustice, Years)

"When community action was put into federal law in the early sixties as part of the effort to combat poverty and social injustice, I supported it intellectually."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Action, Community, Effort, Injustice, Law, Poverty)

"The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Injustice, Law)

"Nothing can make injustice just but mercy."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Injustice, Mercy, Nothing)

"When the whole world has their eyes on you, if you say something that doesn't truly come from your spirit and your soul, or if you wear something that doesn't come from your spirit and your soul, it's an injustice to your position. And so, I'm really myself every single day and I do it because I know my fans would want me to."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Soul, Day, Eyes, Fans, Injustice, Spirit, Want, World)

"Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Hope, Denial, Lying)

"In the Europe which was created by the Second World War, divided into two blocks, each in need of a revolution that would end the abuses and injustices of capitalism and the privileges of a bureaucratic caste, collective faith does not exist."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Faith, War, Capitalism, End, Europe, Revolution, World, World war)

"It is better to have too much courtesy than too little, provided you are not equally courteous to all, for that would be injustice."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Courtesy, Injustice)

"I think it does work. The fact that the law is there and injustices can be rectified, I think has a lot to do with the fact that the people in this country aren't as frustrated as they are in some of these places in Eastern Europe and don't resort to violent revolution."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Work, People, Country, Europe, Fact, Revolution, Law)

"I know the world is filled with troubles and many injustices. But reality is as beautiful as it is ugly. I think it is just as important to sing about beautiful mornings as it is to talk about slums. I just couldn't write anything without hope in it."
- Oscar Hammerstein II
(Related: Hope, Reality, Talk, Ugly, World)

"You cannot raise the standard against oppression, or leap into the breach to relieve injustice, and still keep an open mind to every disconcerting fact, or an open ear to the cold voice of doubt."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Doubt, Fact, Injustice, Mind, Open, Oppression, Voice)

"Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Destiny, Injustice, Luck, Treachery)

"Since when do we have to agree with people to defend them from injustice?"
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: People, Injustice)

"I had seen so many injustices done in the court by well-meaning people. I had lost fourteen clients to gang violence in only seven years. I was angry at a system I thought had failed my clients, and I was part of it."
- Richard Helms
(Related: Thought, People, Clients, Court, Violence, Years)

"Since the world has existed, there has been injustice. But it is one world, the more so as it becomes smaller, more accessible. There is just no question that there is more obligation that those who have should give to those who have nothing."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Injustice, Nothing, Obligation, Question, World)

"Knowledge without education is but armed injustice."
- Horace
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Injustice)

"The world is neither wise nor just, but it makes up for all its folly and injustice by being damnably sentimental."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Being, Folly, Injustice, World)

"What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice; the laws are still on the books."
- Christopher Isherwood
(Related: People, Attitude, Books, Injustice, Laws, Saying)

"The international community is pushing things forward in Bosnia... but it is doing it at expense of the Muslim people. I feel it as an injustice, these are the things that I cannot live with."
- Alija Izetbegovic
(Related: People, Muslim, Community, Injustice)

"At 21, I discovered repression and injustice. The army would shoot students with real bullets."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Army, Injustice, Repression, Students)

"I came to poetry through the urgent need to denounce injustice, exploitation, humiliation. I know that's not enough to change the world. But to remain silent would have been a kind of intolerable complicity."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Change, Poetry, Exploitation, Injustice, World)

"And this we should believe: that hope and volition can bring us closer to our ultimate goal: justice for all, injustice for no-one."
- Eyvind Johnson
(Related: Hope, Injustice)

"The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Men, Injustice, Man, Vote)

"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
(Related: Time, Men, Injustice)

"The greatest injustice in the world is to bring a child into the world, and not be able to offer it peace."
- Nafisa Joseph
(Related: Peace, Injustice, World)

"The injustice done to an individual is sometimes of service to the public."
- Junius
(Related: Injustice, Public, Service)

"A book might be written on the injustice of the just."
- Pauline Kael
(Related: Injustice)

"Job's forthright indictment of the injustice of this world is surely right. The ways of the world are weird and much more unpredictable than either scientists or theologians generally make things look."
- Walter Kaufmann
(Related: Injustice, Job, Right, Scientists, World)

"I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Injustice, Law, Reality, Respect)

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Injustice)

"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.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Imprisonment, Injustice, Law, Order, Reality, Respect)

"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.
(Related: Cause, Circumstances, Injustice, Philanthropy)

"One who breaks an unjust 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 law."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Community, Conscience, Imprisonment, Injustice, Law, Order, Reality, Respect)

"Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Money, Being, Duty, Injustice, Job)

"Delay in justice is injustice."
- Walter Savage Landor
(Related: Delay, Injustice)

"But if you know that something has been really vicious, you don't read it, you don't let it into your head. What's damaging is when sentences go through your head and you burn with the injustice of it."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Injustice)

"Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them, for the future of Labor is the future of America."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: America, Future, Labor, Thoughtful, Voice, Workers)

"Where there is no property there is no injustice."
- John Locke
(Related: Injustice, Property)

"I was in jail four and a half years. When I came out, I continued the same struggle against injustice, but instead of using weapons, I began to use art and cinema."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Related: Art, Cinema, Injustice, Struggle, Weapons, Years)

"What, other than injustice, could be the reason that the displaced citizens of New Orleans cannot be accommodated by the richest nation in the world?"
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Injustice, Nation, Reason, World)

"The fact that he didn't get credit for a while is more the story of social injustice. But his own spirit wasn't driven by that, and wasn't dependent upon that. He just wished he had the cash to go to medical school."
- Mary Stuart Masterson
(Related: Medical, Credit, Fact, Injustice, School, Spirit)

"Don't make the mistake of thinking that you have to agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Mistake, People, Beliefs, Injustice, Thinking)

"If the British government is prepared to say that the Unionists will not have a veto over British government policy and that guns, vetoes and injustices will all be left outside the door, then there is no good reason why talks cannot take place in an appropriate atmosphere."
- Martin McGuinness
(Related: Government, Policy, Reason, Will)

"Let's leave beside them in another pile all the injustices which exist in the northern state."
- Martin McGuinness
(Related: State)

"The gifts that one receives for giving are so immeasurable that it is almost an injustice to accept them."
- Rod McKuen
(Related: Gifts, Giving, Injustice)

"Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what sting is justice."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Injustice)

"We do not have to accept the world as we find it. And we have a responsibility to leave our world a better place and never walk by on the other side of injustice."
- Ed Miliband
(Related: Injustice, Responsibility, World)

"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
(Related: Battle, Fight, Injustice, Mankind)

"I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy."
- Kelly Miller
(Related: Truth, Progress, Cruelty, Error, Injustice, Mercy, Right, Wrong)

"Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent."
- Lucretia Mott
(Related: Education, Men, Women, Boys, Girls, Injustice, Learning, School, Teachers)

"Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary."
- Reinhold Niebuhr
(Related: Democracy, Injustice, Man)

"Pope John Paul II not only visited Nigeria twice but stood by the country in its fight against dictatorship and injustice."
- Olusegun Obasanjo
(Related: Country, Dictatorship, Fight, Injustice)

"We don't consider the battle has ended in Afghanistan... The battle has begun and its fires are picking up. These fires will reach the White House, because it is the center of injustice and tyranny."
- Mohammed Omar
(Related: Afghanistan, Battle, Injustice, Tyranny, Will)

"If we don't stop somewhere, if we don't accept an unhappy compromise, unhappy for both sides, if we don't learn how to unhappily coexist and contain our burned sense of injustice - if we don't learn how to do that, we end up in a doomed state."
- Amos Oz
(Related: Compromise, End, Injustice, Sense, State)

"The miser, starving his brother's body, starves also his own soul, and at death shall creep out of his great estate of injustice, poor and naked and miserable."
- Theodore Parker
(Related: Death, Soul, Brother, Body, Injustice, Miser, Poor)

"It is shameful that millions of Americans are suffering the economic injustice of working a full-time job and earning a wage that leaves them below the poverty line."
- Bill Pascrell
(Related: Americans, Injustice, Job, Poverty, Suffering, Wage)

"To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils."
- Plato
(Related: Soul, Injustice, World)

"The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not."
- Plato
(Related: Injustice)

"Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality."
- Plato
(Related: Equality, Nature, Custom, Injustice)

"He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it."
- Plato
(Related: Injustice)

"Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice."
- Plato
(Related: Fear, Injustice, Suffering)

"The bad man desires arbitrary power. What moves the evil man is the love of injustice."
- John Rawls
(Related: Love, Power, Evil, Injustice, Man)

"But I can tell you what your folly and injustice will compel us to do. It will compel us to be free from your domination, and more self-reliant than we have been."
- John H. Reagan
(Related: Folly, Injustice, Self, Will)

"The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice."
- Jules Renard
(Related: Success, Danger, Forget, Injustice, World)

"The other reason that I am here today, again from the State Department and from the court record of the court of appeals, is that when I am abroad I speak out against the injustices against the Negro people of this land."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: People, Court, Land, Reason, State, Today)

"The world is an enormous injustice."
- Jules Romains
(Related: Injustice, World)

"Honest people, mistakenly believing in the justice of their cause, are led to support injustice."
- Elihu Root
(Related: People, Cause, Injustice, Support)

"Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Nature, Control, Ambition, Generations, Human nature, Injustice, Now, Perfection, Prejudice, Selfishness, Will)

"It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home."
- Carl T. Rowan
(Related: Home, Discrimination, Injustice, Oppression, World)

"A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means."
- Sallust
(Related: Defeat, Evil, Injustice, Man)

"I try to live my life every day in the present, and try not to turn a blind eye to injustice and need."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Life, Blind, Day, Eye, Injustice, Present)

"Although black and white Americans live, work, and learn together now, there is still injustice in America."
- Kathleen Sebelius
(Related: Work, America, Americans, Injustice, Now)

"A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Injustice)

"Of course, there can be serious injustices within free societies."
- Natan Sharansky
"One who is injured ought not to return the injury, for on no account can it be right to do an injustice; and it is not right to return an injury, or to do evil to any man, however much we have suffered from him."
- Socrates
(Related: Evil, Injury, Injustice, Man, Right)

"If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things; for thus the sacred light of injustice shines bright."
- Sophocles
(Related: Injustice, Light)

"The production of wealth is the result of agreement between labor and capital, between employer and employed. Its distribution, therefore, will follow the law of its creation, or great injustice will be done."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Wealth, Agreement, Creation, Injustice, Labor, Law, Production, Result, Will)

"It is part of my faith as a Muslim to try to help those who are suffering from poverty or economic or political injustice."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Faith, Muslim, Help, Injustice, Poverty, Suffering)

"But after the spirit of conquest had changed the first governments, all the succeeding ones have, in general, proved one continued series of injustice, which has reigned in all countries for almost four thousand years."
- Ezra Stiles
(Related: Conquest, Countries, First, Injustice, Spirit, Years)

"This is always a pain because it's injustice too and so my response to it, I tell you what I am more surprised or horrified at Jews who forget to be humanists than I am at anybody else."
- Janet Suzman
(Related: Forget, Injustice, Pain)

"Extreme law is often extreme injustice."
- Terence
(Related: Extreme, Injustice, Law)

"Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Injustice)

"If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Government, Nature, Injustice, Law, Machine)

"We can today open wide the history of their administrations and point with pride to every act, and challenge the world to point out a single act stained with injustice to the North, or with partiality to their own section."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: History, Act, Challenge, Injustice, Open, Pride, Today, World)

"Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices."
- Paul Tournier
(Related: Life, Acceptance, Heredity, Nothing, Resignation, Running, Struggle, Suffering)

"Experience has shown how deeply the seeds of war are planted by economic rivalry and social injustice."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Experience, War, Injustice, Rivalry)

"The moment that justice must be paid for by the victim of injustice it becomes itself injustice."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Injustice)

"Either accept people for what they are, or don't. So, in other words, man, if people don't know me, I think they do themself an injustice. Because, as a whole, I think I'm a good person."
- Ike Turner
(Related: People, Injustice, Man, Words)

"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
(Related: Injustice, Mouse, Neutrality, Will)

"If it is nothingness that awaits us, let us make an injustice of it; let us fight against destiny, even though without hope of victory."
- Miguel de Unamuno
(Related: Hope, Victory, Destiny, Fight, Injustice, Nothingness)

"Injustice in the end produces independence."
- Voltaire
(Related: End, Independence, Injustice)

"Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts."
- Voltaire
(Related: Men, Thought, Thoughts, Authority, Injustice, Speech)

"Anyone who has the power to make you believe absurdities has the power to make you commit injustices."
- Voltaire
(Related: Power)

"All History is current; all injustice continues on some level, somewhere in the world."
- Alice Walker
(Related: History, Injustice, World)

"Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie."
- Horace Walpole
(Related: Truth, Lie, Virtue, Acting, Injustice)

"All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible."
- Noah Webster
(Related: Men, War, Bible, Ambition, Crime, Injustice, Oppression, Slavery, Vice)

"Maybe it's the music that enables them to function like that, to always take everything as it comes and never complain about the misery, hardship or injustice."
- Wim Wenders
(Related: Music, Hardship, Injustice, Misery)

"It is equally demonstrable that so far as Texas is concerned, there have been equal confusion, insecurity and injustice in the administration of the State governments."
- William H. Wharton
(Related: Confusion, Injustice, Insecurity, State)

"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
(Related: Time, Injustice, May, Protest)

"Poverty is restriction and as such, it is the greatest injustice you can perpetrate upon yourself."
- Stuart Wilde
(Related: Injustice, Poverty)

"Unless physicians stand together to fight threats and injustices, our practices cannot remain viable in the future."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Fight, Future, Physicians)

"The things that make me very angry are injustice and bullying. If I see someone bullying a woman or child in the street, or kicking a dog, I go completely mad."
- Susannah York
(Related: Injustice, Woman)

"We would, however, perform an injustice to the bourgeois women's rights movement if we would regard it as solely motivated by economics. No, this movement also contains a more profound spiritual and moral aspect."
- Clara Zetkin
(Related: Women, Economics, Rights, Injustice, Spiritual)