Quotes: injustice

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  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Knowledge without education is but armed injustice.
  • Anthony Hope
    Anthony Hope
    English writer 1863-1933
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    A book might be written on the injustice of the just.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    All History is current; all injustice continues on some level, somewhere in the world.
  • Bobby Seale
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    All I did in Chicago was to exercise my legal right to speak on my own behalf and I was given four years in jail as a result. But I think the most serious injustice perpetrated by the court system in America is the inability of a black man to get a jury of his peers.
    Source: Interview with The Guardian (February 1970)
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
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    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.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    Authority founded on injustice is never of long duration.
  • 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.
  • Don't make the mistake of thinking that you have to agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice.
  • Bella Thorne
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    Everyone suffers some injustice in life, and what better motivation than to help others not suffer in the same way.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    Experience has shown how deeply the seeds of war are planted by economic rivalry and social injustice.
  • Aaron Hill
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    First, then, a woman will or won't, depend on 't;
    If she will do 't, she will; and there 's an end on 't.
    But if she won't, since safe and sound your trust is,
    Fear is affront, and jealousy injustice.
    Source: Zara (1735)
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    Fraud is the ready minister of injustice.
  • Carl Hiaasen
    Carl Hiaasen
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    Good satire comes from anger. It comes from a sense of injustice, that there are wrongs in the world that need to be fixed. And what better place to get that well of venom and outrage boiling than a newsroom, because you're on the front lines.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    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.
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