Progress is the injustice each generation commits with regard to its predecessors.
Emil Cioran (1911-1995) Romanian philosopher and essayist.
I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just; that his justice cannot sleep forever.
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Third president of the United States.
A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves.
Simone Weil (1910-1943) French Philosopher
Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.
Horace (BC 65-8) Latin lyric poet.
Justice is my being allowed to do whatever I like. Injustice is whatever prevents my doing so.
Samuel Butler (1612-1680) British poet and satirist.
Children will still die unjustly even in a perfect society. Even by his greatest effort, man can only propose to diminish, arithmetically, the sufferings of the world.
Albert Camus (1913-1960) French novelist, essayist and dramatist.