Quotation by Pope Gregory VII

I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile.
Pope Gregory VII (c. 1020–1085), Italian cleric, pope. quoted in The Life and Pontificate of Gregory VII, vol. 2, bk. 3, ch. 20, J.W. Bowden (1840).

Attributed last words in Salerno, Italy, where he had taken refuge after being ousted from Rome by the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV.
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