59 Inspirational Injustice Quotes That You Must Read

1. “Talking about justice, doing injustice is indeed unfair conduct and hypocrisy.” ~ Ehsan Sehgal

2. “Man’s inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn!/Robert Burns

3. “I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.” ~ Maya Angelou

4. “If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.” ~ Democritus

5. “To be just, it is not enough to refrain from injustice. One must go further, and refuse to play it’s game: substituting love for self-interest as the driving force of society.” ~ Pedro Arrupe SJ

6. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

7. “The glaring injustice is there for all who are not blinded by prejudice to see.” ~ Bram Fischer

8. “Fight injustice, that our children might be blessed.” ~ Rick Perlstein

9. “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

10. “Injustice in the end produces independence.” ~ Voltaire

11. “Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.” ~ William Penn

12. “Not to speak one’s thought is slavery.” ~ Euripides

13. “Every social injustice is not only cruel, but it is economic waste.” ~ William Feather

14. “Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say, and say it hot.” ~ D. H. Lawrence

15. “The greatest injustice in the world is to bring a child into the world, and not be able to offer it peace.” ~ Nafisa Joseph

16. “The moment that justice must be paid for by the victim of injustice it becomes itself injustice.” ~ Benjamin Tucker

17. “Injustice never rules forever.” ~ Seneca

18. “It’s not unpatriotic to denounce an injustice committed on our behalf, perhaps it’s the most patriotic thing we can do.” ~ E.A. Bucchianeri

19. “You can only watch injustice go on for so long until you’re compelled to say something. To speak out against it.” ~ Macklemore

20. “Do not make the mistake of thinking that you have to agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice.” ~ Bryant McGill

21. “Justice consists not in being neutral between right and wrong, but in finding out the right and upholding it, wherever found, against the wrong.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

22. “Injustice on one life is injustice on all lives.” ~ Abhijit Naskar

23. “Fighting injustice keeps you young.” ~ Gloria Allred

24. “Every word has consequences. Every silence, too.” ~ Jean-Paul Sartre

25. “Since when do we have to agree with people to defend them from injustice.” ~ Lillian Hellman

26. “It seems to me that an unjust law is no law at all.” ~ Saint Augustine

27. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

28. “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

29. “If you are neutral in situations of injustice you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” ~ Desmond Tutu

30. “In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.” ~ Albert Einstein

31. “Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.” ~ Hosea Ballou

32. “When you have something to say, silence is a lie.” ~ Jordan Peterson

33. “It takes great courage to open one’s heart and mind to the tremendous injustice and suffering in our world.” ~ Vincent A. Gallagher

34. “He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.” ~ Plato

35. “The only way I can pay back for what fate and society have handed me is to try, in minor totally useless ways, to make an angry sound against injustice.” ~ Martha Gellhorn

36. “Change can only be brought about when we have the courage to speak about the injustices we see.” ~ Erin Thorp

37. “If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.” ~ Ernesto Che Guevara

38. “People don’t always get what they deserve in this world.” ~ Lemony Snicket

39. “If thou sustain injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.” ~ Democritus

40. “Men use thought only as authority for their injustice and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.” ~ Voltaire

41. “If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.” ~ Charles Darwin

42. “Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what sting is justice.” ~ H. L. Mencken

43. “The human voice is still the most paramount vessel or weapon to use, to uphold justice and to protest against injustice.” ~ Sunday Adelaja

44. “I guess the only time most people think about injustice is when it happens to them.” ~ Charles Bukowski

45. “There is no justice to be had in wanton blind destruction, just more injustice.” ~ C.A.A. Savastano

46. “There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.” ~ Howard Zinn

47. “To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

48. “Injustice, in the end, produces independence.” ~ Voltaire

49. “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.” ~ Elie Wiesel

50. “Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

51. “Gender injustice is a social impairment and therefore has to be corrected in social attitudes and behaviour.” ~ Mohammad Hamid Ansari

52. “Man cannot be freed by the same injustice that enslaved it.” ~ Pierce Brown

53. “Everything human beings can imagine has been thrown at injustice, and injustice just absorbs it and enlarges.” ~ Greg Baxter

54. “Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted, the indifference of those who should have known better, the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most, that has made it possible for evil to triumph.” ~ Haile Selassie I

55. “Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.” ~ Robert Frost

56. “An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so.” ~ Mohandas K. Gandhi

57. “Stand up to injustice, even if you stand alone.” ~ Suzy Kassem

58. “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

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

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