Quotation Explorer - 'Birthright'

Freedom is alone the unoriginated birthright of man, and belongs to him by force of his humanity; and is independent of the will and co-action of every other… - Immanuel Kant
The 'free' laborer, thanks to the development of capitalistic production, agrees, i.e. is compelled by social conditions, to sell the whole of his active life, his birthright for a mass of pottage. - Karl Marx
Evil is boring. Cynicism is pointless. Fear is a bad habit. Despair is lazy. Hopelessness is self-indulgent. On the other hand: Joy is fascinating. Love is an act of heroic genius. Pleasure is our birthright. Chronic ecstasy is a learnable skill. - Rob Brezsny
You should assume the mantle of your birthright. - Compton Gage
Falsehoods, rob the good in the hood, of the good wood. The good wood, that the good in the hood are descended from, is their birthright. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
In every aspect of our lives, we are always asking ourselves, How am I of value? What is my worth? Yet I believe that worthiness is our birthright. - Oprah Winfrey
If the path set before her feet was to be narrow she knew that flowers of quiet happiness would bloom along it. The joy of sincere work and worthy aspiration and congenial friendship were to be hers; nothing could rob her of her birthright of fancy or her ideal world of dreams. - L. M. Montgomery
Power is given to those who reach to take it & claimed by those who will stop at nothing to fulfill what they believe is their birthright. - Saminu Kanti
I think reading is part of the birthright of the human being - LeVar Burton
Emancipation from suffering is your birthright. - Erin Fall Haskell
If God is really my Father, I have rights, and He has responsibilities. I hereby claim my birthright to be protected, educated, and provided for! - Stefan Emunds
Freedom of will is our birthright. - Jean Moreau, Abbey of Kervennec, France
The moment of writing is not an escape...it is only an insistence, through the imagination, upon human ecstasy, and a reminder that such ecstasy remains as much a birthright in this world as misery remains a condition of it. - Larry Levis
Peace is everyone’s birthright. - Janice Anderson
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