Above all, the prophets remind us of the moral state of a people: Few are guilty, but all are responsible.

Abraham Joshua Heschel
Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) Polish-American rabbi, theologian, philosopher
The Prophets, ch. 1 “What Manner of Man is the Prophet?” (1962)

At a New York City Town Hall speech (1966): "In a free society all are involved in what some are doing. Some are guilty, all are responsible."

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