Quotes: righteousness

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  • Edward Hoagland
    Edward Hoagland
    American Novelist, Essayist 1932-
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    Country people tend to consider that they have a corner on righteousness and to distrust most manifestations of cleverness, while people in the city are leery of righteousness but ascribe to themselves all manner of cleverness.
  • Bryan Singer
    Bryan Singer
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    I identify with Superman. I am adopted, I am an only child, and I love the idea that he comes from another world, that he's the ultimate immigrant. He has all these extraordinary powers, and he has a righteousness about him.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
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    It means, people who are in high and responsible positions, if they go against righteousness, righteousness itself will get transformed into a destroyer.
  • Bob Marley
    Bob Marley
    Jamaican singer-songwriter 1945-1981
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    It take many a year, mon, and maybe some bloodshed must be, but righteousness someday prevail.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    Peace is normally a great good, and normally it coincides with righteousness, but it is righteousness and not peace which should bind the conscience of a nation as it should bind the conscience of an individual; and neither a nation nor an individual can surrender conscience to another's keeping.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Smitten as we are with the vision of social righteousness, a God indifferent to everything but adulation, and full of partiality for his individual favorites, lacks an essential element of largeness.
  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
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    Success is peace of mind, a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming, and not just in a physical way: seek ye first the kingdom and His righteousness and all these things will be yours as well.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    The atom bomb was no ''great decision.'' It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.
  • Anthony J. D'Angelo
    Anthony J. D'Angelo
    American writer
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    Transcend political correctness and strive for human righteousness.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.
  • Bill Griffith
    Bill Griffith
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    Vegetarianism can easily reach religious proportions. Refraining from meat on moral grounds serves to dignify feelings of guilt toward sad-eyed, furry creatures and substitutes righteousness for squeamishness.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
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    We need to look at truth. We need to look at justice, and we need to look at righteousness. And let that be our guide going forward.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    When the righteous man truth away from his righteousness that he hath committed and doeth that which is neither quite lawful nor quite right, he will generally be found to have gained in amiability what he has lost in holiness.
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