Share your bread with the hungry, take your wretched poor into your home; when you see the naked, clothe him, and do not ignore your own kin.
                                                                                       -- Isaiah 58:7 (what translation?)

The stranger that sojourneth with you shall be as the home-born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself.
                                                     -- Leviticus 19:34 (find a Jewish translation for this one)

Six point six million people are now in the American correctional system. That's up from 4.4 million in 1990 — one in every 32 adults in The United States is now behind bars, on probation, or on parole.

"Help thy brother's boat across, and lo! thine own has reached the shore."
Hindu proverb

  "Reflect upon your present blessings, of which each man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. Fill your glass again, with a merry face and a contented heart. Our life on it, but your Christmas shall be merry, and your New Year a very happy one." — Charles Dickens, author

  Yesterday is but a Dream,
        And Tommorrow is only a Vision
   But today well-lived makes every
        Yesterday a Dream of Happiness and
   Every Tommorrow a Vision of Hope.
   Look well, therefore, to this Day!
            The Sanskrit