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A weak man is just by accident.
A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

An unjust peace is better than a just war.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

An unjust law is itself a species of violence.
Arrest for its breach is more so.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I thought then, and I think now, that the invasion of Iraq
was unnecessary and unjust.
And I think the premises on which it was launched were false.
- Jimmy Carter

 

Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation.
For only a war waged for revenge or defense can be just.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Property in man, always morally unjust,
has become nationally dangerous.
- Robert Dale Owen

There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.
- Saint Francis de Sales

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Even if you never do anything about this,
you've benefited from an unjust system.
You're already the winner in a game that was rigged
to your advantage from the start.
- Jonathan Kozol

The very idea of marriage is basic to recognition as equals in our society;
any status short of that is inferior,
unjust, and unconstitutional.
- Ted Olson

Fortunately, historians are now beginning to recognise
the historic role of Islam as a liberating force for
peoples oppressed by the burdens of unjust social systems.
- Aly Khan

I submit that an individual who breaks the law
that conscience tells him is unjust
and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail
to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice,
is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I say you must not win an unjust case by oaths.
- Aeschylus

An individual who breaks a law that
conscience tells him is unjust,
and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment
in order to arouse the conscience
of the community over its injustice,
is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Unjust attacks on public men do them more good than unmerited praise.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

When I see something unjust, I have to intervene -
it's hard for me to watch the underdog suffer.
- Kristen Bell

To God everything is beautiful, good,
and just; humans, however, think some things are unjust and others just.
- Heraclitus

Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man
is essentially unjust and tyrannical;
it is not a law at all.
- Maximilien Robespierre

Of the unjust rights which in virtue of this ceremony
an iniquitous law gives me over the person and property of another,
I cannot legally, but I can morally,
divest myself.
- Robert Dale Owen

None are more unjust in their judgments of others than
those who have a high opinion of themselves.
- Charles Spurgeon

People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays;
men have to work and women to marry for money.
It's a dreadfully unjust world.
- Louisa May Alcott

That which is unjust can really profit no one;
that which is just can really harm no one.
- Henry George

A God all mercy is a God unjust.
- Edward Young

I had fought against the unjust restriction of immigration.
- Emanuel Celler

It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive
a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.
- George Washington

War is so unjust and ugly that all who wage it must
try to stifle the voice of conscience within themselves.
- Leo Tolstoy

Justice in the extreme is often unjust.
- Jean Racine

One who breaks an unjust law
that conscience tells him is unjust,
and who willingly accepts
the penalty of imprisonment
in order to arouse the conscience
of the community over its injustice,
is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All government wars are unjust.
- Murray Rothbard

I have seen and endured the sufferings of the troops,
and I can no longer be a party to prolong these sufferings
for ends which I believe to be evil and unjust.
- Siegfried Sassoon

Of what does politics consist except the making of imperfect decisions,
many of them unjust and quite a few of them deadly?
- Lewis H. Lapham

A 1990 Gallup poll found that 77 percent of Americans
polled said abortion was the taking of human life.
I agree, and believe that taking the life on an innocent child is unjust.
- Robert Casey

Just because someone gets arrested doesn't mean what they are doing is wrong.
Some laws are unfair and unjust.
- Tim Robbins

Punishment is justice for the unjust.
- Saint Augustine

Effective action is always unjust.
- Maya Angelou

When there is an income tax, the just man will pay
more and the unjust less on the same amount of income.
- Plato

Commercial shackles are generally unjust,
oppressive, and impolitic.
- James Madison

If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.
- Thomas Carlyle

The Ought-To Need-To Tango:
I am racked with the guilt and the pain of I should,
and I ought, and I can't, but I must.
I can't rest; I can't sleep; I'm just not understood,
and I hate that the world is unjust.
I have work; I have woes; I have troubles for life;
but I don't have a ME that I trust.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.
- Sophocles

So one important lesson of Vietnam is,
the first casualty of an unwise and unjust war are
the American troops called on to fight it.
Their service should be honored.
- Paul Begala

Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
- Edmund Burke

It disturbs me no more to find men base,
unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous,
wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Because one doesn't like the way things are is no reason
to be unjust towards God.
- Victor Hugo

Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world,
I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by,
how much misery I have been spared.
- Dennis Prager

Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right;
more often unjust than just.
It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.
- Hosea Ballou

American GIs don't fight this unjust immoral and illegal war of Johnson's.
- Hanoi Hannah

There is the good and the bad, the great and the low,
the just and the unjust.
I swear to you that all that will never change.
- Albert Camus

Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.
- Thomas A. Edison

I am unjust, but I can strive for justice.
My life's unkind, but I can vote for kindness.
I, the unloving, say life should be lovely.
I, that am blind, cry out against my blindness.
- Vachel Lindsay

I think it has other roots, has to do,
in part, with a general anxiety in contemporary life...
nuclear bombs, inequality of possibility and chance,
inequality of goods allotted to us, a kind of general racist,
unjust attitude that is pervasive.
- Leonard Baskin

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.
- Jacob Bronowski

No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be,
he loves fairness more than anything else.
If the people placed over him are unfair,
from year to year he lapses into an embittered state
characterized by an extreme lack of faith.
- Anton Chekhov

Unjust.
How many times I've used that word, scolded myself with it.
All I mean by it now is that I don't have the final
courage to say that I refuse to preside over violations against myself,
and to hell with justice.
- Lillian Hellman

No two wars are ever the same.
Some are just, some are unjust, but the basic commonality
shared between them all is that young men and women
heeded a call to service,
overcame their fear, and fought for their side.
- Bob Riley

In any case, fighting will not settle whether the claims were just or unjust.
It will only settle which nation can mobilize and handle
its fighting forces and its economic forces the better.
- Rufus Jones

We, unlike Nazi Germany or Mussolini's Italy,
have never stopped being a nation of laws,
not of men.
But witness how men with motives and a majority can
manipulate law to cruel and unjust ends.
- Robert Byrd

The wave of new productive enterprises would provide
opportunities to remedy the unjust distribution of
environmental hazards among economic classes and racial and ethnic communities.
- Barry Commoner

Under a government which imprisons any unjustly,
the true place for a just man is also a prison.
- Henry David Thoreau

Women are treated as unjustly in poetry as in life.
The feminine ones are not idealistic,
and the idealistic not feminine.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Manuel Rosales is being unjustly persecuted.
He won't return to Venezuela under these circumstances,
because Peru will never expel him.
- Javier Valle-Riestra

In my childhood I always felt that I was treated unjustly,
without a mother, sick, and with the threat of punishment
in Hell hanging over my head.
- Edvard Munch

Abuse a man unjustly, and you will make friends for him.
- Douglas Horton

You can wipe out your opponents.
But if you do it unjustly you become eligible for being wiped out yourself.
- Ernest Hemingway

Do we exert our own liberties without injury to others -
we exert them justly; do we exert them at the expense of others -
unjustly.
And, in thus doing, we step from the sure platform
of liberty upon the uncertain threshold of tyranny.
- Frances Wright

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
- Henry David Thoreau

It seems that we have it backward in our society.
We tend to look up to people
who are under a great deal of stress,
who can handle loads of stress,
and those who are under a great deal of pressure.
- Richard Carlson

Let your sympathies and your compassion
be always with the under dog in the fight -
this is magnanimity;
but bet on the other one - this is business.
- Mark Twain


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