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To take the difficulties, setback and sorrows of life as a challenge which to overcome makes us stronger rather than unjust punishment which should not happen to us requires faith and courage. - Erich Fromm


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


They know that it is human nature to take up causes whereby a man may oppress his neighbor, no matter how unjustly. Hence they have had no trouble in finding men who would preach the damn-ability and heresy of the new doctrine from the very pulpit. - Galileo Galilei


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


In no sense do I advocate evading or defying the law. That would lead to anarchy. An individual who breaks a law that his 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.


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


I am convinced, the longer I live, that life & its blessings are not so entirely unjustly distributed 'as' when we are suffering greatly, we are inclined to suppose. - Mary Todd Lincoln


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. (Letter from Birmingham Jail) - Martin Luther King, Jr.