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.
  • 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.
  • 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
    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.
  • 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.
  • I would walk from here to Drogheda and back to see the man who is blockhead enough to expect anything except injustice from an English Parliament.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    If a man meets with injustice, it is not required that he shall not be roused to meet it; but if he is angry after he has had time to think upon it, that is sinful. The flame is not wring, but the coals are.
  • Democritus
    Democritus
    Greek scientist, astronomist and philosopher 460 BC- 380/370 BC
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    If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    Independence in the end is the fruit of injustice.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
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