The difference between doing right or wrong could, and often does lead to death. But do the perpetrators actually know the difference? I don’t think so because I don’t want to believe that humans can be that callous and cruel.
Here are a few quotes on doing what’s right:
Do what is right, not what is easy. Roy T. Bennett
The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it. Norman Schwarzkopf
Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching. C.S. Lewis
Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right. Theodore Roosevelt
Two wrongs don’t make a right.
You can’t do wrong by doing right.