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Catholic Catechism Article 2266
"authority has the right and duty to inflict punishment proportionate to the gravity of the offence [...] Punishment has the primary aim of redressing the disorder."
"Your eyes are open to all the ways of men; you reward everyone according to his conduct and as his deeds deserve."
The Republic (Plato)
"obviously have the qualities of wisdom, courage, self-discipline and justice."
"The only purpose for which power can rightly be exercised over members of a civilized community against his will is to prevent harm to others."
"If anyone injured his neighbour, whatever he has done must be done to him: fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. As he has injured so he is to be injured."
"Never avenge yourselves. Leave that to God. Don't let evil get the best of you but conquer evil by doing good."
UN Declaration of Human Rights Article 5
"No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment."
"I did not come to bring peace, but a sword [...] whoever loses their life for my sake will find it."
Onward Christian Soldiers
"At the sight of triumph, Satan's host doth flee [...] Christ the royal master, leads against the foe."
"I will grant peace in the land [...] you will pursue your enemies, and they will fall by the sword before you."
"You have heard it said 'Love your friends, hate your enemies' But now I tell you: Love your enemies."
UN Declaration of Human Rights Article 1
"All humans are born free and equal in dignity and rights."
UN Declaration of Human Rights Article 2
"Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedom set forth in this declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinon, national or social origin, property, birth or status."
"There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus."
"So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them."
"Greet Priscilla and Aquilla, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus [...] Greet also the church that meets at their house."
Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church (Evangelism)
"The church has the obligation [...] to evangelise all men."
"I now realise how true it is that God does not show favouritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right."
"You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the Earth beneath."
"Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable - if anything is excellent or praiseworthy - think about such things."
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