Injustice And Justice Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Injustice And Justice

#1. The injustice of men subserves the justice of God, and often His mercy. - Author: Sophie Swetchine
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#2. The world is full of injustice, and those who profit by injustice are in a position to administer rewards and punishments. The rewards go to those who invent ingenious justifications for inequality, the punishments to those who try to remedy it. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#3. When there is liberty, you expect a higher degree of freedom and not human rights abuse. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#4. I see, these books are probably law books, and it is an essential part of the justice dispensed here that you should be condemned not only in innocence but also in ignorance. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#5. Well, there was a sort of bastard justice in his view of the case, and so I dropped the matter. When you can't cure a disaster by argument, what is the use to argue? - Author: Mark Twain
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#6. Do not let your heart become troubled by the sad spectacle of human injustice. Even this has its value in the face of all else. And it is from this that one day you will see the justice of God rising with unfailing triumph. - Author: Pio Of Pietrelcina
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#7. Hopelessness is the catalyst that inspires men to action and demand justice. - Author: Fred Munoz
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#8. And this we should believe: that hope and volition can bring us closer to our ultimate goal: justice for all, injustice for no-one. - Author: Eyvind Johnson
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#9. I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy. - Author: Kelly Miller
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#10. And will life be worth having, if that higher part of man be destroyed, which is improved by justice and depraved by injustice? - Author: Plato
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#11. There is nothing truthful, wise, humane, or strategic about confusing hostility to injustice and oppression, which is leftist, with hostility to science and rationality, which is nonsense. - Author: Michael Albert
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#12. It is a policeman's duty to retrieve stolen property and return it to its owners. But when robbery becomes the purpose of the law, and the policeman's duty becomes, not protection, but the plunder of property - then it is an outlaw who has to become a policeman. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#13. Injustice in this world is not something comparative; the wrong is deep, clear, and absolute in each private fate. - Author: George Santayana
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#14. One may always attempt as much insight, love, freedom of thought and expression, justice and tolerance as possible for oneself and the very few people who share one's truest life. To be a 'free lord' in secret is better than being a public slave, a willing accomplice of repression and injustice. - Author: Hakim Bey
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#15. But by this time I was acutely conscious of the gap between law and justice. I knew that the letter of the law was not as important as who held the power in any real-life situation. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#16. A lawyer has no business with the justice or injustice of the cause which he undertakes, unless his client asks his opinion, and then he is bound to give it honestly. The justice or injustice of the cause is to be decided by the judge. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#17. I was motivated to go into public life because of the great chasm that exists between justice and injustice in our country. Nowhere is that divide greater than in America's cities. - Author: Martin O'Malley
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#18. Without peace, justice and freedom, the true value and dignity of mankind disappears. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#19. Look at the orators in our republics; as long as they are poor, both state and people can only praise their uprightness; but once they are fattened on the public funds, they conceive a hatred for justice, plan intrigues against the people and attack the democracy. - Author: Aristophanes
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#20. Still, let us not disarm, even in unsatisfactory times. Social injustice still needs to be denounced and fought. The world will not get better on its own. - Author: Eric Hobsbawm
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#21. God is just!' said a carping theologian to me the other day. 'Yes,' I answered, 'and he cannot be pleased that you should call that justice which is injustice, and attribute it to him! - Author: George MacDonald
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#22. Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#23. Every action has equal and opposite reaction. This is law of the universe and spares none. Wrong done and injustice inflicted is paid back in the same coin. No one has escaped justice of the universe. It is only a matter of time. - Author: Anil Sinha
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#24. To obtain and possess the kingdoms of the world, with their power and glory, by violent injustice is to worship Satan. To obtain and possess the kingdom, the power, and the glory by nonviolent justice is to worship God. - Author: John Dominic Crossan
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#25. God is neither just nor unjust. 'No one be hurt in the slightest'; that is God's language. Justice and injustice is people's language. - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#26. I think justice is important because there are many injustices in the world and I hate injustice. - Author: Michael Jackson
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#27. As I like to say to the people in Montgomery: The tension in this city is not between white people and Negro people. The tension is, at bottom, between justice and injustice, between the forces of light and the forces of darkness. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#28. For all the injustices in our past and our present, we have to believe that in the free exchange of ideas, justice will prevail over injustice, tolerance over intolerance and progress over reaction. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#29. Justice belongs to those who claim it, but let the claimant beware lest he create new injustice by his claim and thus set the bloody pendulum of revenge into its inexorable motion - Author: Frank Herbert
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#30. There are innumerable ways to murder a person, but the most subtle and pernicious of these is to mutilate the soul of the innocent by denying or downgrading their uniqueness and their beauty. - Author: Gerry Spence
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#31. True religion is a revolutionary force: it is an inveterate enemy of oppression, privilege, and injustice. - Author: Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
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#32. The line between justice and injustice, between things being right and things not being right, can't be drawn between "us" and "them." It runs right down through the middle of each one of us. - Author: N. T. Wright
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#33. It is the task of theologians to establish the limits of justice and injustice regarding the intrinsic goodness or wickedness of an act; it is the task of the observer of public life to establish the relationships of political justice and injustice, that is, of what is useful or harmful to society. - Author: Cesare Beccaria
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#34. If an unjust law is passed and enforced, then anyone coerced to comply with the law is a victim of injustice. - Author: R.C. Sproul
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#35. In the real-life struggles between right and wrong, justice and injustice, life and death, we all realize that truth does matter. Jesus Christ repeatedly talked about the supreme value of truth. While - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#36. Many an injustice is presented as solution and gift. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#37. Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality. - Author: Plato
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#38. I'm really very sorry for you all, but it's an unjust world, and virtue is triumphant only in theatrical performances. - Author: W.S. Gilbert
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#39. Of all the things of a man's soul which he has within him, justice is the greatest good and injustice the greatest evil. - Author: Plato
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#40. Law never made men a whit more just; and, by means of their respect for it, even the well-disposed are daily made the agents of injustice. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#41. It seems to me that rumors and dreams of justice are part of a dialectic of injustice and dreams of justice will be with us for as long as there's injustice, and that doesn't seem to be in short supply. - Author: James C. Scott
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#42. This Court has never held that the Constitution forbids the execution of a convicted defendant who has had a full and fair trial but is later able to convince a habeas court that he is 'actually' innocent. - Author: Antonin Scalia
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#43. We never will get a full situation of open transparency, but we should seek to bring forth the major concerns about injustice and suffering and dishonesty. This needs to come into the open or there will never be peace in the hearts of us violated. - Author: Beyers Naude
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#44. A rule without exceptions is an instrument capable of doing mischief to the innocent and bringing grief
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to those who should gain exemptions from the rule's functioning. - Author: Derrick A. Bell
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#45. Forget not that the grossest crime is to compromise with injustice and wrong. Remember the eternal law: you must give, if you want to get. - Author: Subhas Chandra Bose
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#46. It's very important to be just to other people. It takes years and years of living to learn that injustice against oneself is always unimportant. - Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
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#47. I have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a desert state sweltering in the heat of injustice and oppression, will one day be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#48. This then is injustice; and on the other hand when the trader, the auxiliary, and the guardian each do their own business, that is justice, and will make the city just. I agree with you. We - Author: Plato
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#49. It would take me a long time to understand how systems inflict pain and hardship in people's lives and to learn that being kind in an unjust system is not enough. - Author: Helen Prejean
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#50. The ugliness that man can do to man might cast a shadow between you and the certainty of the justice and mercy God can do to him hereafter. It takes half a lifetime to reach the spot where eternity is always visible, and the crude injustice of the hour shrivels out of sight. - Author: Ellis Peters
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#51. You can do anything you want in the United States of you wear a suit and tie...especially if you are white. That also helps. - Author: Betty Medsger
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#52. Human beings have capitalized on the silence of animals, just as certain human beings have historically imposed silence on certain other human beings by denying slaves the right to literacy, denying women the right to own property, and denying both the right to vote. - Author: Gary Steiner
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#53. We have more than enough programs, organisations, parties, and strategies in the world for the alleviation of suffering and injustice. - Author: Sulak Sivaraksa
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#54. There's a difference between trying to stop an injustice and obstructing justice. - Author: Paul Scott
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#55. To know how to put what knowledge in which place is wisdom (hikmah). Otherwise, knowledge without order and seeking it without discipline does lead to confusion and hence to injustice to one's self. - Author: Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas
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#56. If I had to choose between justice and disorder, on the one hand, and injustice and order, on the other, I would always choose the latter. - Author: Walter Isaacson
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#57. Their voices meld into a cloudy rumble of their own, and I ponder Mira's and Aidan's secrets and imagine the injustice that threads through other lives, injustice that has no face because it is hidden away in a dark, shameful place, hidden for years in hopes of making it untrue. - Author: Mary E. Pearson
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#58. We will not know our own injustice if we cannot imagine justice. We will not be free if we do not imagine freedom. We cannot demand that anyone try to attain justice and freedom who has not had a chance to imagine them as attainable. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#59. Protest and anger practically always derives from hope, and the shouting out against injustice is always in the hope of those injustices being somewhat corrected and a little more justice established. - Author: John Berger
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#60. What I really want to write about is injustice and justice, and the different ways human beings organize the two. - Author: Jamaica Kincaid
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#61. The kosmos works by harmony of tensions, like lyre and bow. Good and evil are one. On the one hand God sees all as well, fair, and good; on the other hand a human being sees injustice here, justice there. Justice in our minds is strife. We cannot help but see war makes us as we are. - Author: Heraclitus
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#62. Heal the past and you'll heal the present." Kharis Macey - Author: Kharis Macey
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#63. Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie. - Author: Horace Walpole
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#64. Communism will never be defeated by atomic bombs. Our greatest defense against Communism is to take offensive action on behalf of justice and righteousness. We must seek to remove conditions of poverty, injustice, and racial discrimination. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#65. Justice and injustice indeed begins and ends with the self. - Author: Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas
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#66. Disgust with injustice may sharpen the desire for justice. Readers who don't see this connection merely wish to be entertained, and I have neither skill nor desire to turn the agony of a people into entertainment. - Author: Ayi Kwei Armah
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#67. There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice. - Author: Montesquieu
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#68. To this war of every man against every man, this also in consequent; that nothing can be unjust. The notions of right and wrong, justice and injustice have there no place. Where there is no common power, there is no law, where no law, no injustice. Force, and fraud, are in war the cardinal virtues. - Author: Thomas Hobbes
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#69. Instead of speaking of justice and injustice, freedom and oppression, classless society and class society, they talked in terms of God and the Devil. - Author: Mario Vargas-Llosa
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#70. Soon the day will come when science will win victory over error, justice a victory over injustice, and human love a victory over human hatred and ignorance. - Author: Magnus Hirschfeld
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#71. I seek truth over a lie; I seek justice over injustice; I seek righteousness over the rewards of evildoers, and I love Allah more than I love the state. - Author: H. Rap Brown
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#72. A just city should favor justice and the just, hate tyranny and injustice, and give them both their just deserts. - Author: Al-Farabi
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#73. We crime novelists have a great pulpit. We write about justice and about correcting injustice. - Author: Jesse Kellerman
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#74. Justice makes the life of such as are in prosperity, power and authority the life of a god, and injustice turns it to that of a beast. - Author: Plutarch
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#75. In short, whoever does violence to truth or its expression eventually mutilates justice, even though he thinks he is serving it. From this point of view, we shall deny to the very end that a press is true because it is revolutionary; it will be revolutionary only if it is true, and never otherwise. - Author: Albert Camus
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#76. It takes courage to speak up against complacency and injustice while others remain silent. But that's what leadership is. - Author: Rosabeth Moss Kanter
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#77. If you study the history and records of the world you must admit that the source of justice was the fear of injustice. - Author: Horace
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#78. Let us never cease to feel compassion for those in want. Let us never tire of helping victims of injustice and oppression. He who puts his faith in the restoration of human dignity cannot be wrong. - Author: Poul Hartling
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#79. The values by which we are to survive are not rules for just and unjust conduct, but are those deeper illuminations in whose light justice and injustice, good and evil, means and ends are seen in fearful sharpness of outline. - Author: Jacob Bronowski
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#80. She reminded him of ( ... ) all the shivering, stupefying misery in a world that never yet had provided enough heat and food and justice for all but an ingenious and unscrupulous handful. What a lousy earth! - Author: Joseph Heller
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#81. Man's inclination to justice makes democracy possible; but man's capacity for injustice makes it necessary.' The optimism we need to prevent ourselves from destroying our own democratic freedoms and, indeed, our own human habitat must be based on reasoned pessimism. - Author: Bernard Crick
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#82. Gender healing and reconciliation consciously invokes this universal love of the heart, which in the end has the capacity to overcome the very real and formidable challenges of gender oppression and injustice that have tormented human societies for literally thousands of years - Author: William Keepin
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#83. The God of the Bible is the God of liberation rather than oppression; a God of justice rather than injustice; a God of freedom and humanity rather than enslavement and subservience; a God of love, righteousness and community rather than hatred, self-interest and exploitation. - Author: Allan Boesak
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#84. Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it. -Andrew Young, author, civil rights activist, US congressman, mayor, and UN ambassador (b. 1932) - Author: Andrew Young
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#85. I am struck here by the curious mixture of justice and injustice in our lives. We are blamed for our real faults but usually not on the right occasions. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#86. They came to realize that, even if evil and injustice seemed to win at some point, God would still be the ultimate victor. In the end good and justice would prevail forever. - Author: Therese May
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#87. God places us in the world as his fellow workers-agents of transfiguration. We work with God so that injustice is transfigured into justice, so there will be more compassion and caring, that there will be more laughter and joy, that there will be more togetherness in God's world. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#88. Easter says to us that despite everything to the contrary, his will for us will prevail, love will prevail over hate, justice over injustice and oppression, peace over exploitation and bitterness. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#89. We will make converts day by day; we will grow strong by the violence and injustice of our adversaries. And, unless truth be a mockery and justice a hollow lie, we will be in the majority after a while. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#90. Justice is that system of adjusting conflicting interests which makes the group strong and progressive rather than weak and retrogressive whereas injustice is a system of adjusting conflicting interests which makes a nation weak and retrogressive rather than strong and progressive. - Author: Thomas Nixon Carver
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#91. The only government that I recognize
and it matters not how few are at the head of it, or how small its army
is that power thatestablishes justice in the land, never that which establishes injustice. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#92. It is not unpatriotic to acknowledge America's faults. No country is perfect ... We can't reach the top of the mountain if we don't fix the injustice and confront our lies. - Author: Keith Ellison
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#93. To allow injustice and inequality invites a Ferguson to your community. We must stand together, black, white, brown, red, and yellow and fight for justice and equality for all. It's the only way to avoid more Fergusons. - Author: Jesse Jackson
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#94. Thrice is he arm'd that hath his quarrel just, And he but naked, though lock'd up in steel, Whose conscience with injustice is corrupted. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#95. It is justice and respect that I want the world to dust off and put - without delay, and with tenderness - back on the head of the Palestinian child. It will be imperfect justice and respect because the injustice and disrespect have been so severe. But I believe we are right to try. - Author: Alice Walker
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#96. Against eternal injustice, man must assert justice, and to protest against the universe of grief, he must create happiness. - Author: Albert Camus
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#97. The logic of the rebel is to want to serve justice so
as not to add to the injustice of the human condition, to insist on plain language so as not to increase the
universal falsehood, and to wager, in spite of human misery, for happiness. - Author: Albert Camus
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#98. To be something abnormal meant that you were to serve the normal. And if you refused, they hated you ... and often the normal hated you even when you did serve them. - Author: Nnedi Okorafor
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#99. We live in a system that espouses merit, equality, and a level playing field, but exalts those with wealth, power, and celebrity, however gained. - Author: Derrick A. Bell
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#100. If you're aware of injustice, you can either ignore it, say there is nothing you can do about it, complain about it and not do anything, or put your energies into doing something about it. - Author: Ben Cohen
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