Injustice Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old injustice quotes, injustice sayings, and injustice proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty. Thomas Jefferson
Injustice never rules forever. Seneca
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Gender injustice is a social impairment and therefore has to be corrected in social attitudes and behaviour. Mohammad Hamid Ansari
Injustice in the end produces independence. Voltaire
Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden. Hosea Ballou
You can only watch injustice go on for so long until you're compelled to say something. To speak out against it. Macklemore
Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice. Plato
If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it. Democritus
Nothing can make injustice just but mercy. Robert Frost
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what sting is justice. H. L. Mencken
Every social injustice is not only cruel, but it is economic waste. William Feather
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
It seems to me that an unjust law is no law at all. Saint Augustine
Since when do we have to agree with people to defend them from injustice? Lillian Hellman
If you look at any other group of people suffering injustice, women are always in the worst situation within that group. Salma Hayek
I think people should be angry at things that are worthy of anger. Injustice is outrageous and deserves outrage. Chris Hayes
Injustice can never be stood for. Amber Heard
The moment that justice must be paid for by the victim of injustice it becomes itself injustice. Benjamin Tucker
The greatest injustice in the world is to bring a child into the world, and not be able to offer it peace. Nafisa Joseph
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it. Plato
Fight injustice, that our children might be blessed. Rick Perlstein
The glaring injustice is there for all who are not blinded by prejudice to see. Bram Fischer
Fighting injustice keeps you young. Gloria Allred
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
The injustice done to an individual is sometimes of service to the public. Junius
People don't always get what they deserve in this world. Lemony Snicket
I guess the only time most people think about injustice is when it happens to them Charles Bukowski
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin. Charles Darwin
An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so. Mohandas K. Gandhi
Man's inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn! Robert Burns
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people. Howard Zinn
Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral. Paulo Freire
Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers. Horace
When one has been threatened with a great injustice, one accepts a smaller as a favor. Jane Welsh Carlyle
The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not. Plato
National injustice is a sure road to national downfall. William Ewart Gladstone
Delay in justice is injustice. Walter Savage Landor
An unrectified case of injustice has a terrible way of lingering, restlessly, in the social atmosphere like an unfinished question. Mary Mccarthy
A personal injustice is stronger motivation than any instinct for philanthropy. John Irving
The truth about injustice always sounds outrageous. James H. Cone
There is a naive belief that injustice only had to be pointed out in order to be cured. Gloria Steinem
No one will dare maintain that it is better to do injustice than to bear it. Aristotle
To do injustice is more disgraceful than to suffer it. Plato
Injustice is a rule of the service, as you know very well; and since you have to have a good deal of undeserved abuse, you might just as well have it from your friends. Patrick O'Brian
The struggle against injustice is just another kind of injustice. Marty Rubin
Injustice is a scar in the surface of the earth and death to the victim soul. Anayo Ezimuor
When you take a stand against injustice inflicted upon innocent people, there will be those who will hate you for it. Ellen J. Barrier
Injustice alone can shake down the pillars of the skies, and restore the reign of Chaos and Night. Horace Mann
Everyone suffers some injustice in life, and what better motivation than to help others not suffer in the same way. Bella Thorne
Fabrice, a hotel maintenance man, believes injustice is, above all, a moral battle of evil versus good, hate versus love. Francois Dubet
Man is hits own worst enemy, we're becoming crazier and crazier. Francois Dubet
Victims of racism/racialization, and workers without job security develop feelings of injustice directly related to their social situation. Francois Dubet
Injustice is a perception, not an objective fact. It lies in the eye of the beholder. Plenum Press
Injustice often blinds us to the fact that many injustices need to be carried out for justice to be balanced again. Robin Sacredfire
Keeping yourself silent when you witness injustice is to act against your own spirituality, because nothing is separated from your inner world. Robin Sacredfire
We're quick to criticize gender injustice when we see it around the world. Melinda Gates
The love of justice in the majority of mankind, is nothing else than the dread of suffering injustice from others. William Francis Henry King
A great mind is above doing an unjust act, above giving wat to grief, above descending to buffoonery, and it would be invulnerable if it did not feel the pangs of compassion. William Francis Henry King
To demand injustice from the just is not becoming. But to seek justice at the hands of the unjust is simple folly. William Francis Henry King
Independence in the end is the fruit of injustice. Voltaire
Justice is the freedom of those who are equal. Jacobi
Injustice is the freedom of those who are unequal. Jacobi
The greatest of all injustices is that which goes under the name of law. L'Estrange
Delay of justice is injustice. Lander
They who accuse and blacken thee wrongfully are much the greatest sufferers by their own malice and injustice. Thomas Kempis
Every great example of punishment has in it some tincture of injustice, but the wrong to individuals is compensated by the promotion of public good. Tac
The revolutionary outbreaks of the lower classes are the consequence of the injustices of the higher class. Goethe
We must bear what Heaven sends us, no noble heart will bear injustice. Schiller
The love of justice is, in the majority of mankind, nothing else than the fear of suffering injustice. La Roche
Knowledge without education is but armed injustice. Hor
Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom. Plato
One man's justice is another man's injustice. Emerson
The free man is he who is loyal to the laws of this universe; who in his heart sees and knows that injustice cannot befall him here, that except by sloth and cowardly falsity, evil is not possible here. Carlyle
It is the great error of reformers and philanthropists in out time to nibble at the consequences of unjust power, instead of redressing the injustice itself. J.S. Mill
It is sometimes claimed that justice is not a matter of reasoning at all; it is one of being appropriately sensitive and having the right nose for injustice. Amartya Sen
The requirements of a theory of justice include bringing reason into play in the diagnosis of justice and injustice. Amartya Sen
The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity. George Carlin
Man cannot be freed by the same injustice that enslaved it. Pierce Brown
Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities. Voltaire