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Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. ⏤ Martin Luther King, Jr.


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Every time we witness an injustice and do not act, we train our character to be passive in its presence and thereby eventually lose all ability to defend ourselves and those we love. ⏤ Julian Assange


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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, author

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

Lillian Hellman, dramatist

The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice.

Jules Renard, dramatist

Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer.

Julian Casablancas, musician

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., leader

Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.

Honore de Balzac, novelist

Injustice is relatively easy to bear what stings is justice.

H. L. Mencken, writer

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, novelist

True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.

Clarence Darrow, lawyer

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., leader

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, statesman

A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

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, director

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, explorer

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, activist

The world is an enormous injustice.

Jules Romains, author

The bad man desires arbitrary power. What moves the evil man is the love of injustice.

John Rawls, educator

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, leader

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, journalist

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, educator

Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice.

Plato, philosopher

Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.

Plato, philosopher

Pope John Paul II not only visited Nigeria twice but stood by the country in its fight against dictatorship and injustice.

Olusegun Obasanjo, statesman

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, politician

And when I was young, my family was perfectly nice. I write a lot about it, as you noticed. But it was rather limited. I think, I don't think anyone in my family would really feel I'd done them an injustice by saying that. We didn't see many people. There were many books. It was as if I wanted to get away from home.

Christopher Hitchens, author

Our arguments - and those of hundreds more Venezuelans suffering the same injustice - are clear and forceful: political disqualification violates laws in Venezuela and throughout the continent.

Leopoldo Lopez, politician

As a lawyer, as a private citizen, you see a lot of injustice. You see a lot of people who should have been punished and are not, and people who were punished wrongfully are not vindicated. Fiction is sort of a way to set the record straight, and let people at least believe that justice can be achieved and the right outcomes can occur.

David Baldacci, novelist

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, author

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., leader

The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.

Benjamin Franklin, president

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, writer

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, writer

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., leader

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, author

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, novelist

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, president

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, politician

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, politician

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, politician

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, writer

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, actress

The greatest injustice in the world is to bring a child into the world, and not be able to offer it peace.

Nafisa Joseph, model

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,

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, businessman

The glaring injustice is there for all who are not blinded by prejudice to see.

Bram Fischer, lawyer

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, writer

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, author

Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.

Voltaire, writer

All History is current; all injustice continues on some level, somewhere in the world.

Alice Walker, author

There is no injustice in the grace of God. God is as just when He forgives a believer as when He casts a sinner into hell.

Charles Spurgeon, preacher

Passivity is the same as defending injustice.

Deepak Chopra, public speaker

Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Today, most Americans are too cynical, or tired, or both, to even approximate our Founders' courageous repudiation of injustice.

Marianne Williamson, author

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, philosopher

The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not.

Plato, philosopher

Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.

Robert Frost, poet

Injustice in the end produces independence.

Voltaire, writer

Individuals can resist injustice, but only a community can do justice.

James J. Corbett, athlete

The world is neither wise nor just, but it makes up for all its folly and injustice by being damnably sentimental.

Thomas Huxley, scientist

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, poet

Although black and white Americans live, work, and learn together now, there is still injustice in America.

Kathleen Sebelius, politician

Poverty is restriction and as such, it is the greatest injustice you can perpetrate upon yourself.

Stuart Wilde, author

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, activist

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, statesman

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, activist

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, author

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, activist

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, writer

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, philosopher

I'm really very sorry for you all, but it's an unjust world, and virtue is triumphant only in theatrical performances.

W.S. Gilbert,

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, musician

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, clergyman

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, historian

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, clergyman

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, scientist

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, scientist

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, politician

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, actress

Probably I understand very much the people who rise against injustice.

Lakhdar Brahimi, public servant

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, educator

The moment that justice must be paid for by the victim of injustice it becomes itself injustice.

Benjamin Tucker, activist

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, politician

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, writer

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, athlete

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, philosopher

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, theologian

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, actress

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, actress

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, musician

Experience has shown how deeply the seeds of war are planted by economic rivalry and social injustice.

Harry S Truman, president

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, author

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, musician

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