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«I hope to leave my children a sense of empathy and pity and a will to right social wrongs»
«In their (women) quest for rights they have naturally placed emphasis on their wrongs rather than their achievements and possessions, and have retold history as a story of their long martyrdom»
Author: Mary Ritter Beard
Being a Woman
, quest for
«I learned in the early part of my career that labor must bear the cross for others' sins, must be the vicarious sufferer for the wrongs that others do»
«As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.»
«If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.»
«[Christ] was willing to suffer wrongs and to be despised, and do you dare to complain of anything?»
«Another fresh new year is here . . .Another year to live!To banish worry, doubt, and fear,To love and laugh and give!This bright new year is given meTo live each day with zest . . .To daily grow and try to beMy highest and my best!I have the opportunityOnce more to right some wrongs,To pray for peace, to plant a tree,And sing more joyful songs!»
Author: William Arthur Ward
, each day
, once more
, The New Year
«I should be very willing to redress men wrongs, and rather check than punish crimes, had not Cervantes, in that all too true tale of Quixote, shown how all such efforts fail.»
Author: Lord Byron
«Concerning the difference between man and the jackass: some observers hold that there isn't any. But this wrongs the jackass.»
«Governors being accustomed to hear of more crimes than they can punish, and more wrongs than they can redress, set themselves at ease by indiscriminate negligence, and presently forget the request when they lose sight of the petitioner»
Author: Samuel Johnson
, at ease