82+ Best Injustice Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational injustice quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Injustice Quotes

People don’t always get what they deserve in this world. Lemony Snicket

I am not the least bit surprised that injustice persists. I’m also not surprised that resistance to injustice persists. Tom Morello

The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity. George Carlin

As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest. Nelson Mandela

Some things you must always be unable to bear. Some things you must never stop refusing to bear. Injustice and outrage and dishonor and shame. No matter how young you are or how old you have got. Not for kudos and not for cash: your picture in the paper nor money in the bank either. Just refuse to bear them. William Faulkner

The truth about injustice always sounds outrageous. James H. Cone

And yet the feeling of injustice itself turned out to be strangely physical. Even realer, in a way, than her hurting, smelling, sweating body. Injustice had a shape, a weight, and a temperature, and a texture, and a very bad taste. Jonathan Franzen

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

Justice doesn’t mean the absence of injustice, it means the presence of the determination to stand up to injustice. Abhijit Naskar

If you are neutral in situations of injustice you have chosen the side of the oppressor. Desmond Tut

Pain and tragedy and injustice happen they happen to us all. I’d like to believe it’s what you choose to do after such an experience that matters the most that truly changes your life forever. Anthony Ray Hinton

Injustice and lawlessness is the greatest terror a government can ever enforce on its own people! Mehmet Murat Ildan

I welcome injustice because injustice gives me something to strive for. We need the darkness, for it allows the light to shine. God’s greatest gift to mankind is Satan because evil gives us something to strive against. Jan Golembiewski

Soothe your throats. Injustice has not followed you here. Patrick Ness

I am a person who is unhappy with things as they stand. We cannot accept the world as it is. Each day we should wake up foaming at the mouth because of the injustice of things. Hugo Claus

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

Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance. Robert F. Kennedy

My conscience rebels against the injustice, the cruelty, the inequality that surrounds me on every side. Annie Besant

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

If we expect others to rely on our fairness and justice we must show that we rely on their fairness and justice. Calvin Coolidge

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

Some people seemed to get all sunshine, and some all shadow. Louisa May Alcott

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

The love of justice is simply in the majority of men the fear of suffering injustice. La Rochefoucauld

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

Of all injustice that is the greatest which goes under the name of law. Heath L’Estrange

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

It is not possible to found a lasting power upon injustice, perjury, and treachery. Demosthenes

Stand up to injustice, even if you stand alone. Suzy Kassem

The tyranny imposed on the soul by anger, or fear, or lust, or pain, or envy, or desire, I generally call injustice. Plato

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

Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden. Hosea Ballou

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

It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Robert F. Kennedy

Man cannot be freed by the same injustice that enslaved it. Pierce Brown

If we won’t fight injustice wherever we see it, then we are not safe from suffering injustice ourselves. Peter Hitchens

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

As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever  renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other. John Stuart Mill

Talking about justice, doing injustice is indeed unfair conduct and hypocrisy. Ehsan Sehgal

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

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King Jr.

As long as I continue to breathe, as long as there’s injustice in this world, I will use the voice that God has given me to speak against it. James MacArthur

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

I hate injustice, I despise inequity, I condemn hypocrisy, I abhor the lack of reason. Alexander Theroux

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

The answer to injustice is not to silence the critic but to end the injustice. Paul Robeson

Injustice on one life is injustice on all lives. Abhijit Naskar

If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law. Henry David Thoreau

Injustice, in the end, produces independence. Voltaire

The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men. Lyndon B. Johnson

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

Hopelessness is the catalyst that inspires men to action and demand justice. Fred Munoz

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

You cannot right injustice by injustice. Geraldine Brooks

When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty. Thomas Jefferson

There were countless injustices and difficulties in this world, but small points of light too, where the darkness was held back. Alexander McCall Smith

One of the best ways to achieve justice is to expose injustice. Julian Assange

There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice. Charles Louis de Secondat

You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right. Rosa Parks

Rather than justice for all, we are evolving into a system of justice for those who can afford it. We have banks that are not only too big to fail but too big to be held accountable. Joseph E. Stiglitz

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

When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty. Thomas Jefferson

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. Voltaire

You just need to be a flea against injustice. Enough committed fleas biting strategically can make even the biggest dog uncomfortable and transform even the biggest nation. Marian Wright Edelman

Lands of great discoveries are also lands of great injustices. Ivo Andric

If the system turns away from the abuses inflicted on the guilty, then who can be next but the innocents? Michael Connelly

Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so. Samuel Johnson

The trouble was, no one thought about the victims anymore. It was all about human rights for the criminal. Injustice was the name of the game now. Sibel Hodge

The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice. Benjamin Franklin

So many wars have been fought and so much injustice has been perpetrated because we’ve banished others from our group and therefore our circle of concern. Dalai Lama XIV

I think there are worse things than war. For example, injustice. George Friedman

Money can buy the necessary police order. Justice is sold to the highest bidder. Rohinton Mistry

Nothing can make injustice just but mercy. Robert Frost

Lands of great discoveries are also lands of great injustices. Ivo Andric

The worst people on earth are not only those who commit evil, but those who stand by and turn a blind eye. Emmanuel Jal

Yes, the truth is that men’s ambition and their desire to make money are among the most frequent causes of deliberate acts of injustice. Aristotle

Never forget that turning a blind eye to oppression and watching from the sidelines is itself oppression. Harun Yahya

My own attitude to the innumerable injustices of life has always been a philosophical one, especially when they have tended to operate in my favor. Auberon Waugh

Any fool can turn a blind eye but who knows what the ostrich sees in the sand. Samuel Beckett

One should never underestimate how callous or indifferent people can be when it’s in their interest to be so. Marty Rubin

If you can live amid injustice without anger, you are immoral as well as unjust. Thomas Aquinas