Quotes by righteousness
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Anger, and the self-righteousness that is both the cause and consequence of anger, tends to be easier on the psyche than personal responsibility.
British Novelist 1816-1855
Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. To pluck the mask from the face of the Pharisee is not to lift an impious hand to the Crown of Thorns.
American Novelist, Essayist 1932-
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.
American director, producer and writer 1965-
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.
11th President of India 1931-2015
It means, people who are in high and responsible positions, if they go against righteousness, righteousness itself will get transformed into a destroyer.
Jamaican singer-songwriter 1945-1981
It take many a year, mon, and maybe some bloodshed must be, but righteousness someday prevail.
Martin Luther King
American preacher 1929-1968
No, no, we are not satisfied, and we will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.
American statesman 1858-1919
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.
American philosopher 1842-1910
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.
American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
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
American president 1884-1972
The atom bomb was no ''great decision.'' It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Transcend political correctness and strive for human righteousness.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness.
American cartoonist 1944-
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.
American football player 1980-
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.
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