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  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
  • Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
  • Bono
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman 1960-
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    Because I was suspicious of the traditional Christian church, I tended to tar them all with the same brush. That was a mistake, because there are righteous people working in a whole rainbow of belief systems - from Hasidic Jews to right-wing Bible Belters to charismatic Catholics.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    God is righteous and just, holy and tender, responsive and sympathetic. He is willing--anxious even--to hear from you. Moreover, he is willing to act on your behalf.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    He who gives away shall have real gain. He who subdues himself shall be free; he shall cease to be a slave of passions. The righteous man casts off evil, and by rooting out lust, bitterness, and illusion do we reach Nirvana.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    I prefer the most unfair peace to the most righteous war.
  • Anna Quindlen
    Anna Quindlen
    American author and journalist 1952-
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    I will never understand people who think that the way to show their righteous opposition to sexual freedom is to write letters full of filthy words.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    It is a statistical fact that the wicked work harder to reach hell than the righteous do to enter heaven.
  • Terry Eagleton
    Terry Eagleton
    British literary theorist and critic 1943-
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    It is silly to call fat people ''gravitationally challenged'' - a self-righteous fetishism of language which is no more than a symptom of political frustration.
  • Bernard Paine
    Bernard Paine
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    It must recognize and hold up before men the moral character of this corruption of the ballot. Bribery is a sin. It is condemned in the laws of Moses: And thou shalt take no gift; for a gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous. These words are as true to-day as when they were written.
  • A. W. Tozer
    A. W. Tozer
    American Christian pastor, preacher and author 1897-1963
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    Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment. [The Root Of The Righteous]
  • Beverly Sills
    Beverly Sills
    American operatic soprano
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    My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    People must have righteous principals in the first, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions.
  • Aleksander Kwasniewski
    Aleksander Kwasniewski
    Polish politician and journalist 1954-
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    Righteous is the one who was able to demonstrate compassion in face of human suffering.
  • William Jennings Bryan
    William Jennings Bryan
    American orator and politician 1860-1925
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    The humblest citizen of all the land when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of Error.
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