Ahsrei Prayer — A recollection of Your abundant goodness they will utter and of Your righteousness they will sing exultantly.
Amos 5:22-24 — Take away from me the noise of your songs; to the melody of your harps I will not listen. But let justice well up as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.
Bava Metzia 87a — The righteous say little and do much.
Chagigah 12b — The world rests on a single pillar - righteousness.
Daniel 12:3 — Those who turn the many to righteousness shall be like stars forever and ever.
Deuteronomy 16:20 — Righteousness, righteousness you shall pursue.
Ethics of the Fathers 2:14 — ...the Righteous One is gracious and gives.
Ethics of the Fathers 5:10 — Whoever says, \'What\'s mine is yours and what\'s yours is yours,\' is pious.
Ethics of the Fathers 5:18 — He who leads the multitude to virtue, no sin will come about through them.
Genesis Rabbah 86:6 — Wherever the righteous go, the Schechinah (presence of G-d) goes with them.
Isaiah 24:16 — Glory to the righteous.
Isaiah 24:16 — Open the gates, so the righteous may enter.
Isaiah 3:10 — Say of the righteous, when they are good, that they shall eat the fruit of their works.
Isaiah 33:15 — He who walks righteously shall dwell on high.
Isaiah 42:6-7 — I, G-d, called you in righteousness...to open blind eyes...and (bring) those who sit in darkness out of the prison house.
Isaiah 56:1 — Thus says the L-rd: keep justice and do righteousness.
Kol Nidre Prayer — Lights is sewn for the righteos; and for the upright of heart, gladness.
Maimonides, “Law of Character Development”, 6:10 — A person should strive to become friendly with righteous people, and to stay in the presence of those who are wise, so that one will learn from their actions.
Maimonides, “Laws of Repentance” — If one desires to turn himself to the path of good and be righteous, the choice is his. Should he desire to turn to the path of evil and be wicked, the choice is his.
Midrash Shochar Tov Mishlei 12 — Whoever sleeps in his bed at night, and things in his heart and says, \'Tomorrow I will wake up early and do a favor for so and so,\' in the future will rejoice with the righteous in the Garden of Eden.
Proverbs 12:10 — A righteous man considers the life of his beast.
Proverbs 12:5 — The thoughts of the righteous are right...
Proverbs 16:13 — Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.
Proverbs 21:3 — Doing righteousness and justice is more preferable to G-d than the sacrificial offering.
Proverbs 2:20 — So follow the way of the good, and keep to the paths of the just.
Proverbs 23:24 — The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice; and he that begetteth a wise child will have joy of him.
Proverbs 29:2 — When the righteous are increased, the people rejoice...
Proverbs 4:18 — The path of the righteous is like the light of the sun that shines ever more rightly until the height of noonday.
Proverbs 8:20 — In the way of righteousness I will go, in the midst of the paths of justice.
Psalm 58:11 — Indeed there is reward for the righteous.
Psalm 82:3 — Deal righteously with the poor and destitute.
Psalm 89:14 — Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne.
Psalms 37:21 — A righteous person deals graciously and gives.
Psalms 85:12 — Faithfulness will spring up from the ground below, and righteousness will look down from the sky.
Psalms 92:13-14 — The righteous will flourish like a date palm. Like a cedar in Lebanon he will grow tall.
Psalms 98:15 — Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Thy throne.
Rabbi Nachman of Breslov — He who does not pursue ultimate goals is wasting his days.
Sefer HaChinuch 529 — Righteous people...do not waste in this earth even a mustard seed.
Talmud Sanhedrin 93a — The righteous are to superior to angels.
Yoma 38b — This world would have been created even for the sake of one righteous man.