I very, very, very rarely lose my temper. I do get cross sometimes when encountering something that I feel is improper, that I feel is lacking in justice and equity and this all sounds very pompous and over the top – but these are the things that really upset me, intolerance, prejudice etc. I suppose […]
The golf links lie so near the mill, That almost every day, The laboring children can look out, And see the men at play.
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice.
If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless, since their chief purpose is to make us bear with patience the injustice of our fellows.
All History is current; all injustice continues on some level, somewhere in the world.
When C.S. Lewis was an atheist, he rejected the idea of a divine Being because of all the injustice in the world. But when he asked himself where he got the idea of justice in the first place, he had a problem. He wrote, “Man doesn’t call a line crooked unless he has some idea […]
You couldn’t listen to the sweet songs about injustice unless you expected justice and received it much of the time. You couldn’t sing about the end of the world unless you felt that the world was going on and on and you were safe in it. (of Joan Baez’s music)
There must always be a remedy for wrong and injustice if we only know how to find it.