Injustice Quotes

Some quotes about injustice

This is a court of law, young man, not a court of justice.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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
An earthquake achieves what the law promises but does not in practice maintain — the equality of all men.
Ignazio Silone
Injustice in the end produces independence.
Voltaire
Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.
Honoré de Balzac
Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you’re a man, you take it.
Malcolm X
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Robert Frost
Everyone suffers some injustice in life, and what better motivation than to help others not suffer in the same way.
Bella Thorne
Any society that needs disclaimers has too many lawyers.
Erik Pepke
Good lawyers know the law; great lawyers know the judge.
Unknown Author
It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.
Carl T. Rowan
A lawyer is a gentleman who rescues your estate from your enemies and keeps it for himself.
Lord Brougham
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws.
Walter Savage Landor
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Charles Darwin
In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls.
Lenny Bruce
Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.
Henry David Thoreau
There is no such thing as justice — in or out of court.
Clarence Darrow
I want to commit the murder I was imprisoned for.
J.K. Rowling
You can only watch injustice go on for so long until you’re compelled to say something. To speak out against it.
Macklemore
Judge: a law student who marks his own papers.
H.L. Mencken
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
Voltaire
Individuals can resist injustice, but only a community can do justice.
James J. Corbett
Justice is open to everyone in the same way as the Ritz Hotel.
Judge Sturgess
Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.
Hosea Ballou
Extreme justice is often injustice.
Jean Racine
No man suffers injustice without learning, vaguely but surely, what justice is.
Isaac Rosenfeld
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
Benjamin Franklin
When there’s a single thief, it’s robbery. When there are a thousand thieves, it’s taxation.
Vanya Cohen
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
Plato
I’ve never had a problem with drugs. I’ve had problems with the police.
Keith Richards
When you believe in something, fight for it. And when you see injustice, fight harder than you’ve ever fought before.
Brad Meltzer
We don’t give our criminals much punishment, but we sure give ’em plenty of publicity.
Will Rogers
Nothing can make injustice just but mercy.
Robert Frost
If thou suffer injustice, console thyself; the true unhappiness is in doing it.
Democritus
An appeal… is when you ask one court to show its contempt for another court.
Finley Peter Dunne
Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
While there’s capitalism, there’ll be socialism, because there is always a response to injustice.
Ed Miliband
Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.
Pope John Paul II
The highest reach of injustice is to be deemed just when you are not.
Plato
Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
Eleanor Roosevelt
The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity.
George Carlin
When you pollute a river, it’s a supreme injustice to those who are downstream and those who live in the river who are not human beings.
Paul Hawken
Delay in justice is injustice.
Walter Savage Landor
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.
Benjamin Franklin
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
Charles Dickens
Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.
Voltaire
Greed is the inventor of injustice as well as the current enforcer.
Julian Casablancas
It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.
Earl Warren
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one.
Voltaire
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what sting is justice.
H. L. Mencken
Law never made men a whit more just.
Henry David Thoreau
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
It ain’t no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don’t break any.
Mae West
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
Clarence Darrow
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Edmund Burke

4 thoughts on “Injustice Quotes”

  1. Fabulous quotes…

    Here is my quote:

    “Injustice has to end one day, way sooner than later.”
    Audrey East

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