A Passage to India
by E.M. Forster
A Passage to India Justice and Judgment Quotes
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"[…] Indians know whether they are liked or not – they cannot be fooled here. Justice never satisfies them, and that is why the British Empire rests on sand." (2.29.2)
This quote underscores the narrator's comment on Adela in Quote #9. Abstract conceptions of justice don't fly with the Indians; they see it as a mask for persecution, which is really not far from the truth when you see what happened to Aziz.