Quotation Explorer - 'Inalienable'

We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. - US Declaration of Independence
The idea of legally establishing inalienable, inherent and sacred rights of the individual is not of political but religious origin. - George Jellinek
Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves. - Germaine Greer
Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all. - Maximilien Robespierre
The principle of democracy is a recognition of the sovereign, inalienable rights of man as a gift from God, the Source of law. - Fulton J. Sheen
Our natural, inalienable rights are now considered to be a dispensation from government, and freedom has never been so fragile, so close to slipping from our grasp as it is at this moment. - Ronald Reagan
The Constitution gives every American the inalienable right to make a damn fool of himself. - John Ciardi
What should move us to action is human dignity: the inalienable dignity of the oppressed, but also the dignity of each of us. We lose dignity if we tolerate the intolerable.
To give an accurate description of what has never occurred is not merely the proper occupation of the historian, but the inalienable privilege of any man of parts and culture. - Oscar Wilde
I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way. - Robert Frost
I have always considered the right to 'goof off' an inalienable right. - Marty Rubin
Many embrace the concepts of life and liberty; yet shirk its consequent responsibilities; the first notion being an inalienable right, the latter, an insufferable wrong. - Glenn A. Maltais
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