Quotation Explorer - 'Righteous'

The best of knowledge and righteous acts are those hidden to the people. - Al-Fudhayl ibn Iyyadh
America seemed like a place for honest people. The United States of America. The land of the free and the home of the brave. The most righteous, politically correct and awesomest country in the world. It even says "in god we trust" on the dollar bills. God bless America. - Carlito Sofer, Nik Krasno
In the scriptures there is no such thing as righteous pride—it is always considered a sin. Therefore, no matter how the world uses the term, we must understand how God uses the term so we can understand the language of holy writ and profit thereby. - Ezra Taft Benson
There are no souls in the world that are so fearful to judge others as those that do most judge themselves, nor so careful to make a righteous judgment of men or things as those that are most careful to judge themselves. - Thomas Brooks
Righteous indignation calls sin what it is. Bigotry is sin. Racism is sin. Oppression is sin. Control by fear is sin. Violence is sin. The quicker we can all admit that, the quicker the healing will begin. - Andrena Sawyer
There is hope for the soul that sin; to be forgiven by the Righteous One. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The atmospheric intensity of two electric lovers is the most righteous place I need to rediscover. - Steven Storm
We need to track back ISIS ideology to its origins, so as to pull it up by its roots. Then, and only then, we can establish a whole new understanding of the righteous religion rather than mere individuals’ interpretations that satisfy clerks desires and fantasies. - مُضر آل أحميّد
There comes a time when one suddenly discovers that there will never be a time for the coming of the perfect person, or believe that God sends people from heaven, so one finds a random fellow, either righteous or unrighteous, excellent or Impaired, and in no time become what God had ordained. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A respectful woman is a righteous woman. - Habeeb Akande
To be a righteous woman during the winding up scenes on this earth, before the second coming of our Savior, is an especially noble calling... She has been placed here to help to enrich, to protect, and to guard the home--which is society's basic and most noble institution. - Spencer W. Kimball
Evil imaginations causes harm to others. Such things do not dwell in the mind of a righteous person. - Ellen J. Barrier
If you surround yourself with the good and righteous, they can only raise you up. If you surround yourself with the others, they will drag you down into the doldrums of mediocrity, and they will keep you there, but only as long as you permit it. - Mark Glamack
No matter how righteous you are, no matter how carefully youcultivate the companionship of the Holy Ghost, there are vast amounts of knowledge which you need to acquireand which you are not going to receive through revelation. - Rex E. Lee
Gratitude is one of the virtues of the noble man. It is the hallmark of a life lived well. It is a trademark of the righteous man. It is an attribute that significantly impacts on your personal happiness and how sound your relationship will be with others. - Sesan Kareem
The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith. - John Foster Dulles
May righteous God guide you on a right path. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Winners will take what they know and share it with others.The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom. - Anonymous
The irony of Christianity is that believers get so angry, and self righteous toward other Christians who sin differently than they do. Christianity is like one large fraternity where brother and sisterhood is tested by hazing. - Shannon L. Alder
Whosover loveth wisdom is righteous, but he that keepeth company with fowl is weird. - Woody Allen
Righteous indignation are the very clothes that liars wear - rassool jibraeel snyman
It is during a time of failure we bury a past and resurrect a future. Becoming righteous, discerning, and wise are our most prized possessions and across every cultures-this is the greatest feat of all human life. - Stacy Snapp-Killian aka StacyK
The prayer of a righteous man avails much - Sunday Adelaja
Watch the too indignantly righteous. Before long you will find them committing or condoning the very offence which they have so fiercely censured. - Sri Aurobindo
Love is priceless,but the righteous give it for free.Hate is cheap,but the wicked purchase it at high prices. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There is enough mystery in human nature to keep the world stuck in a perpetual state of righteous speculation. Only the wise and compassionate will rise above it, with enough vision to see that inconsistency is a normal occurrence, during the spiritual battle of forgiveness and justice. - Shannon L. Alder
Try to imagine what the rising generation could become if these five righteous patterns were practiced consistently in every home. Our young people could be like Helaman’s army: invincible (see Alma 57:25--26). - Larry R. Lawrence
Judging others is too often escapism dressed in the garb of righteous indignation, whereby I dutifully point out in others that which I probably should be pointing out in myself. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
How can we expect fate to let a righteous cause prevail when there is hardly anyone who will give himself up undividedly to a righteous cause? - Sophie Scholl
Men learn wisdom from their sins, not from their righteous deeds. - Marmaduke William Pickthall
You can seek out good fortune, authority (power), and even a righteous life-partner...and find them all. But when all of this is gone...which it will be eventually, I wish you Peace, which is only found through Christ our Lord. - Joe Campos
...A world is supported by four things...the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the righteous and the valor of the brave. But all of these are as nothing without a ruler who knows the art of ruling. - Frank Herberterbert
No punishment of the unrighteous has ever been too severe in the eyes of the righteous.
The reluctant will heed wisdom only when the confidence exhibited by the righteous awakens the seed of introspection,and the awareness of acountability, into the psyche of the uncertain. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
A righteous wife is a respectful wife. - Habeeb Akande
God's judgment is not like man's judgment. It is not a suspension of His Love but an extension of His Love. His justice is always righteous, so His judgment is always Love. - Criss Jami
Proverbs 21:15 NIV:When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers. - Anonymous
A good character not only sees but also says always all good things about a right person to the enormous people, and notably even speaks often about all wrong things of the bad people to a righteous person. - Anuj Somany
Critics are those righteous experts who judge other people's hard earned accomplishmens as they themselves stand on the sidelines of life. - Aaron Lauritsen
The company of just and righteous men is better than wealth and a rich estate. - Euripides
There is no worse discriminator than envy. No worse traitor than envy. Even those who are seemingly righteous, are brought down low by their envy. A true man will be known by his absence of envy. An evil man will be known by the presence of envy within him. - C. JoyBell C.
Man is not defiled by his impurities. It is the other man pointing out his impurities to him, whom he is defiled by. Is there anything anyone can do, to become righteous, anyway? God made us impure. If he had a problem with that, He would have made us gods, instead. - C. JoyBell C.
The path towards peace is not for the righteous, the ethical, the active and the compassionate to shit on the malicious, the complacent, the violent and the ignorant. The path towards peace is to be peaceful. - Ilyas Kassam
The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice, and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy in him. - Anonymous
Two people pass each other. As one looks upon the other's skin color, the other is looking back at their appearance. Both justifying, how better and righteous they are, in their own insecurities. - Anthony Liccione
Fools do not acknowledge God,the proud reject Him,the wise embrace Him,and the righteous worship Him. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Most priests wish they were as righteous as they seem to most members of their congregations. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It's music rage, which is like road rage, only more righteous. When you get road rage, a tiny part of you knows you're being a jerk, but when you get music rage, you're carrying out the will of God, and God wants these people dead - Nick Hornby
If a man aspires to a righteous life, his first act of abstinence if from injury to animals. - Leo Tolstoy
Be not righteous overmuch - Bible
I saw under the sun the place of judgement, …that wickedness was there; And the place of righteousness, that iniquity was there. …I said in mine heart, 'Who shall judge the righteous and the wicked:' for there is a time for every purpose and for every work. - Compton Gage
Revere the Righteous One. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We never earned righteous to last long, why are we trying to earn it among same kind. - GANESH
My books have very few villains pretending to be righteous, but they are filled with good people who have pretended to be villains so well that they believe it themselves. This is how I like to view reality. - Kenneth Everett
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread. - Bible
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