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