Quotation Explorer - 'Rights'

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
Gratitude is a sign of maturity...Where there is appreciation: there is also courtesy and concern for the rights and property of others. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Women in my country take their rights for granted and completely dissociate themselves from the women's rights movement and feminism. But I think anything's possible. If I don't help the women in Afghanistan, they won't be around to help me. - Cheryl Benard quoting Lorrie
Democracy is not freedom. Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to eat for lunch. Freedom comes from the recognition of certain rights which may not be taken, not even by a 99% vote. - Marvin Simkin
Individuals have rights and there are things no person or group may do to them (without violating their rights). - Robert Nozick
Entre los individuos, como entre las naciones, el respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz -- Among individuals, as among nations, respect for the rights of others is peace. - Benito Juárez
History could not be any clearer: Rights given by fad and fashion are just as easily taken away. The Constitution matters. - A.E. Samaan
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights. - Desmond Tutu
What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights. - B.R. Ambedkar
Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever been found incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property; have in general been as short in their lives as they are violent in their deaths. - James Madison
Capitalism is not a form of government. Capitalism is but one thing only: Buy Low - Sell High. Capitalism is what happens when a government allows free association and respects property rights. It is a symptom of liberty. - A.E. Samaan
You can put off your dreams, your desires, your careers, your farms. You can avoid your responsibilities, obligations, promises, and sovereign rights. But any person who wants to make music, and doesn't, is a goddamned fool. - Jenna Woginrich
If we want to be endowed with rights real human rights, we have to act with responsibility. We must not be comfortable with rights. We must be comfortable with responsibility. - Glenn Beck
A woman should have not only equal rights but much more rights than men because she is our sacred and beloved mother. - Debasish Mridha
I don't want to oppress men or demand to be given rights beyond what's held by them, but neither do I want men to oppress women. As God's creations, we should be held in equal esteem. - Kim Vogel Sawyer
Capitalism is not a form of government. Capitalism is a symptom of freedom. It is the result of individual rights, which include property rights. - A.E. Samaan
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
For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights. - B.R. Ambedkar
Those who try to give us advice on matters of human rights do nothing but provoke an ironic smile among us. We will not permit anyone to interfere in our affairs.
The acquisition of a book signalled not just the potential acquisition of knowledge but also something like the property rights to a piece of ground: the knowledge became a visitable place. - James Wood
Marrying means to halve one's rights and double one's duties - Arthur Schopenhauer
Women saying, 'I'm not a feminist' is my greatest pet peeve. Do you believe that women should be paid the same for doing the same jobs? Do you believe that women should be allowed to leave the house? Do you think that women and men both deserve equal rights? Great, then you're a feminist. - Lena Dunham
Show me that age and country where the rights and liberties of the people were placed on the sole chance of their rulers being good men, without a consequent loss of liberty? - Patrick Henry
Get up, stand up Stand up for your rights Get up, stand up Don't give up the fight. - Bob Marley
I believe that feminism has become a political movement that seeks to obtain unlimited rights for woman without corresponding responsibilities via the suppression of feminism.Under my definition, helping oppressed women in other countries falls outside the scope of the movement's interests. - Mike Adams
Respect, reverence, self-esteemAre my basic requisites I refuse to be a competitorWho struggles for personal rights - Balroop Singh
The fundamental basis of this nation’s laws was given to Moses on the Mount…If we don’t have a proper fundamental moral background, we will finally end up with a totalitarian government which does not believe in rights for anybody except the State. - Harry Truman
There isn’t a parallel of latitude but thinks it would have been the equator if it had had its rights. - Mark Twain
Once in jail or you just go in prison for a reason you don't have rights... So be wise, think twice and don't go there! - Deyth Banger
Inherent rights are from God, and the tragedies of the world originate in their attempted denial. - Warren G. Harding
Measures are too often decided, not accord­ing to the rules of justice and the rights of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority. - James Madison, the tenth Federalist Paper
God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: "This is my country." - Benjamin Franklin
That little man in black over there, he says women can't have as much rights as men, 'cause Christ wasn't a woman! Where did your Christ come from? From God and a woman! Man had nothing to do with Him. - Sojourner Truth
'Freedom from fear' could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights. - Dag Hammarskjold
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities. - Ayn Rand
‎"Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights. - John Wooden
The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure. - Albert Einstein
One problem with today's culture is that we defend too many rights and ignore too many wrongs. - Ron Brackin
Not upholding a persons legal rights is a form of abuse. Unfortunately, USA government abuse of the general public is a normal state of affairs in many areas. - Steven Magee
Why can't everyone be treated equally? Forgotten of what they did wrong, but remember their rights? Why can't the whole world just get along? - Fei loves Meng
Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all. - Maximilien Robespierre
Privilege is when you can afford to sit back and watch as others' rights are trampled upon. - DaShanne Stokes
If women want rights more than they got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it. - Sojourner Truth
People who concern themselves with the rights of other adults who engage in consensual acts involving sex, love, and/or eating croissants together are damaged and in pain. - Rob Delaney
Since no individual acting separately can lawfully use force to destroy the rights of others, does it not logically follow that the same principle also applies to the common force that is nothing more than the organized combination of the individual forces? - Frédéric Bastiat
In our glorious fight for civil rights, we must guard against being fooled by false slogans, such as 'right-to-work.' It provides no 'rights' and no 'works.' Its purpose is to destroy labor unions and the freedom of collective bargaining…. We demand this fraud be stopped. - Martin Luther King Jr.
We are humans first and the law always protects our basic human rights, but survival always remains a chance for any of us to go through hard times and make it through the day. - Auliq-Ice
The government of the United States is a device for maintaining in perpetuity the rights of the people, with the ultimate extinction of all privileged classes. - Calvin Coolidge
The sin of quick anger is an idol of the heart that is not dying to our own rights. - Ron Pearce
You have to remember, rights don't come in groups we shouldn't have 'gay rights'; rights come as individuals, and we wouldn't have this major debate going on. It would be behavior that would count, not what person belongs to what group. - Ron Paul
I oppose same-sex marriage and civil unions but I support domestic partnership between gay and lesbian couples. I have no problem with gay and lesbian couples adopting. I support equal benefits for same-sex couples such as hospital visitation rights - Mitt Romney
Those who have committed no faults want no pardon. We are only defending what we deem our indisputable rights. - George Washington
The thing about rights is they're not actually supposed to be voted on. That's why they're called rights. - Rachel Maddow
Respect for Human rights preserves us as A nation. - Auliq Ice
Man is guaranteed only those rights which he can defend. - Jack McCoy
It's not an endlessly expanding list of rights the 'right' to education, the 'right' to health care, the 'right' to food and housing. That's not freedom, that's dependency. Those aren't rights, those are the rations of slavery hay and a barn for human cattle. - Alexis de Tocqueville
And is not peace, in the last analysis, basically a matter of human rights -- the right to live out our lives without fear of devastation the right to breathe air as nature provided it -- the right of future generations to a healthy existence?" (, June 10, 1963, American University speech) - John F. Kennedy
How can you put human rights to a popular vote and call it democracy? How many times do you need to redefine or haggle about the meaning of the word EQUALITY. - Christina Engela
The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more: women, their rights and nothing less. - Susan B. Anthony
You don’t go on bended-knee to petition the official culture for your rights. You have to take them. - Terence McKenna
Have the wild things no moral or legal rights? What right has man to inflict such long and fearful agony on a fellow creature, simply because that creature does not speak his language?
I said once that lies have no rights against truth. I was wrong. In daily life, it's the truth that's disenfranchised. What fits the popular narrative, what makes an observer happy with the consistency of events, is what is believed. - Adrian Lamo
A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine. - Thomas Jefferson
You're not under attack when others gain rights and privileges you've always had. - DaShanne Stokes
The central planners of Democratic Socialism tighten their noose when people resist their plans and assert their rights. All Socialism is intended to devolve into Communism, and as a result, Totalitarianism. - A.E. Samaan
The Godless would deny and destroy human rights .... the liberties of a nation cannot be secure when belief in God is abandoned.
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties. For he who renounces everything no indemnity is possible. Such a renunciation is incompatible with man's nature; to remove all liberty from his will is to remove all morality from his acts. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
Democracy without respect for individual rights sucks. It's just ganging up against the weird kid, and I'm always the weird kid. - Penn Jillette
A state of war is not a blank check for the president when it comes to the rights of the nation's citizens. - Sandra Day O'Connor
If we agree that God did not create poverty, then in my opinion, poverty came in to being as a consequence of human rights violations. - Q. M. Sidd
True republicanism is the sovereignty of the people. There are natural and imprescriptible rights which an entire nation has no right to violate. - Marquis De Lafayette
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
To be an American is to be accosted by bigotry and enmity for the rights that you were told to appreciate. - Tennessee West
Society teaches us that everyone is entitled to their own opinion. The bill of rights informs us that we have the right to keep it to ourselves. - Brian Randleas
We don’t need a list of rights and wrongs, tables of dos and don’ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever. - Philip Pullman
I oppose same-sex marriage but I would advance equal rights in employment for gay and lesbian people. I appointed a few judges who were gay and I had few people in my cabinet that I found out were gay. I never asked peoples sexual orientation. - Mitt Romney
One thing I really love being a man about Islam is; I can have so many wives and that would be considered as my rights. - M.F. Moonzajer
Equality before the law is probably forever unattainable. It is a noble ideal, but it can never be realized, for what men value in this world is not rights but privileges. - H.L. Mencken
The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights. - J. Paul Getty
All men should be feminists. If men care about women’s rights the world will be a better place. We are better off when women are empowered it leads to a better society. - John Legend
The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens. As Americans, we are blessed with circumstances that protect our human rights and our religious freedom, but for many people around the world, deprivation and persecution have become a way of life. - Jimmy Carter
Those who are fond of settling things to rights have no great objection to seeing them wrong. - William Hazlitt
Men will sooner surrender their rights than their customs.
Anyone who interprets or defines your rights controls your destiny.
You cannot have an agency that defends your property, which also has the right to violate your property rights at will. That's like hiring a bodyguard that you pay to beat you up randomly. - Stefan Molyneux
Have peoples FUNDAMENTAL rights been compromised ?Answers please. - Dr. Chukuma
Nine women possess the same rights as a man... to learning and knowledge. - Kathleen Krull quote by Eliza Orzeskowa
The basis of all animal rights should be the Golden Rule: we should treat them as we would wish them to treat us, were any other species in our dominant position - Christine Stevens
If you want to know where you would have stood on slavery before the Civil War, don’t look at where you stand on slavery today. Look at where you stand on animal rights. - Paul Watson
America is not a mere body of traders; it is a body of free men. Our greatness-built upon freedom-is moral, not material. we have a great ardor for gain; but we have a deep passion for the rights of man. - Woodrow Wilson
We fought very hard for feminism, for women's rights. What I'm seeing today is a very opposite thing. I don't know why, but I see women being put back in the place. And I hate it. We're losing all we worked so hard for and it really bums me out. - Stevie Nicks
The language of intrinsic human rights represented a significant advance beyond the previous language of world religions in terms of its universal applicability and its thiswordliness. - Immanuel Wallerstein
Edward Snowden isn't a traitor. He reported the crime of conspiracy to deny citizens of their constitutional rights. NetworkEtiquette.net - David Chiles
Education entails the development of body and mind towards getting whatever you want without violating the rights of others. - Godwin Elendu Ph.D
Gentlemen respect the rights of others. They are honorable men. - Ellen J. Barrier
If the ties that bind ever do come looseIf forever ever ends for youIf that ring gets a little too tightYou might as well read me my last rights. - The Band Perry
This nation was founded by many men of many nations and backgrounds. It was founded on the principle that all men are created equal, and that the rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened. - John F. Kennedy
Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage. - Lucille Ball
The concept of maximum promotion of human rights to the expense of the majority of people in fact undermines the entire concept of the human community. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
In protesting for your rights in any form you may, but it's only good, If they can understand your problems and feelings and not only to judge you. - Auliq Ice
Stand up for who you are. Respect your Self and ignite the divine sparks in you. Access your powers. Choose your rights and work together with others to bring blessings into the lives. - Amit Ray
When you consider socialism, do not fool yourself about its nature. Remember that there is no such dichotomy as human rights versus property rights. No human rights can exist without property rights. - Ayn Rand
People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights. - Friedrich Nietzsche
A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy.
Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights. - John Wooden
The idea of legally establishing inalienable, inherent and sacred rights of the individual is not of political but religious origin. - George Jellinek
Realness often stands alone but painfully just.© 2012 All Rights Reserved - TyLeishia Douglass
Freedom means the supremacy of human rights everywhere. Our support goes to those who struggle to gain those rights and keep them. Our strength is our unity of purpose. To that high concept there can be no end save victory. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Who talks most about freedom and equality? Is it not those who hold the bill of rights in one hand and a whip for affrighted slaves in the other? - Alexander Hamilton
BOUNDARY, n. In political geography, an imaginary line between two nations, separating the imaginary rights of one from the imaginary rights of the other. - Ambrose Bierce
Property has its duties as well as its rights. - Thomas Brummond
The word "rights", is something that governments need to provide you and protect you from but, the governments are the basic violators of all human rights. - Stefan Molyneux
A society that has no wrongs will soon have no rights. - Orrin Woodward
If we agree that God did not create poverty then, in my opinion, it came in to being as a consequence of human rights violations. - Q.M. Sidd
People need to stand up for their wrongs, as they stand up for their rights. - Anthony Liccione
Life is filled with all goods and bads around each one of us,It's our rights to choose the path and we are responsible of all our deeds and consequences. - OctavE Life
If the events of September 11, 2001, have proven anything, it's that the terrorists can attack us, but they can't take away what makes us American -- our freedom, our liberty, our civil rights. No, only Attorney General John Ashcroft can do that. - Jon Stewart
The devil lives in our mistakes, the lord lives in our rights. Who lives in our ignorance, and who wins after all? - Maya Angelou
Equal Rights were created for everyone.
Liberty is freedom constrained only by our responsibility to respect the equal rights of others. - Dave Champion
An author who gives a manager or publisher any rights in his work except those immediately and specifically required for its publication or performance is for business purposes an imbecile. - George Bernard Shaw
A lion is stronger than a man, but it does not enable him to dominate the human race. You have neglected the duty you owe to yourselves and you have lost your natural rights by shutting your eyes to your own interests. - Rokheya Shekhawat Hossein
I like talking about people who don't have any power and it seems like some of the least powerful people in the United States are the migrant workers who come and do our work and don't have any rights as a result. And yet we still invite them to come here, and at the same time ask them to leave. - Stephen Colbert
I support same-sex civil unions and I believe no should be denied their rights - George W. Bush
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less. - Susan B. Anthony
If any man's money can be taken by a so-called government, without his own personal consent, all his other rights are taken with it; for with his money the government can, and will, hire soldiers to stand over him, compel him to submit to its arbitrary will, and kill him if he resists. - Lysander Spooner
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the Hand of Divinity itself, and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power. - Alexander Hamilton
Don't give up the fight,Stand up for your rights. - Bob Marley
We are determined to answer evil with GOOD, slavery with FREEDOM, rape with hope!We are against slavery, rape, beheading, torture, violations of human rights, corruption and misuse of religion! - Widad Akreyi
If freedom isn't free and people's rights are being violated and suppressed, then Governments have NO need to exist. - ELW-Reta Barnes
We live in an age when it is cheaper to buy the rights to movies than to make them. - Hayao Miyazaki
Neither Pagan nor Mahamedan nor Jew ought to be excluded from the civil rights of the Commonwealth because of his religion. -quoting John Locke's argument. - Thomas Jefferson
As hatred is defined as intense dislike, what is wrong with inciting intense dislike of a religion, if the activities or teachings of that religion are so outrageous, irrational or abusive of human rights that they deserve to be intensely disliked? - Rowan Atkinson
When it comes to fighting for your rights don't fold hands but turn them into fists. - Amit Abraham
‎"If there is no discipline, there is anarchy. Good citizenship demands attention to responsibilities as well as rights. - Joe Clark
There shall never be another season of silence until women have the same rights men have on this green earth. - Susan B. Anthony
Private property and free trade stand on exactly the same footing, both being essential and indivisible parts of liberty, both depending upon rights, which no body of men, whether called governments or anything else, can justly take from the individual. - Auberon Herbert
Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights. Let us not forget that among those rights are the right to speak freely and the right to be heard. - Hillary Rodham Clinton
International politics is never about democracy and human rights. It's about the interests of states. Remember that, no matter what you are told in history lessons. - Egon Bahr
An advanced human rights friendly Constitution is fine and well - but what good is it if it is not put into practice? The government says it cherishes the principles in the SA Constitution, and yet acts in a manner which cannot be reconciled with that very Constitution. - Christina Engela
Democracy is 51% of the people taking away the rights of the other 49%. - Thomas Jefferson
In a nation of minorities, it is important that you don't cherry-pick rights. A right is a right.
Men have as exaggerated an idea of their rights as women have of their wrongs. - Edgar Watson Howe
Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Today women have the rights and equality our Victorian sisters could only dream of, and with those privileges comes the responsibility of standing up and being counted. - Sara Sheridan
Many of us persons of the tinted persuasion care about human rights and artistic freedom too. - Salman Rushdie
Loan sharking may mean investment and immediate solutions but desperate loan sharks, who are short of cash, abuse your rights and attack other people's home. ~ Odyssey of a Heart, Home of a Soul - Angelica Hopes
The Ten Commandments contain 297 words, the Bill of Rights 463 words, and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address 266 words. A recent federal directive regulating the price of cabbage contains 26,911 words.
The United States can't be so fixed on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans... - Bill Clinton
I realized that the legal system was corrupt when I went to court and the judge imposed a very short time limit on my evidence submission before removing my legal rights to free speech. - Steven Magee
The amount of violations of human rights in a country is always an inverse function of the amount of complaints about human rights violations heard from there. The greater the number of complaints being aired, the better protected are human rights in that country. - Daniel Patrick Moynihan
When we hide discrimination under the guise of 'religious freedom,' we make a mockery of human rights. - DaShanne Stokes
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don't agree with. - Eleanor Holmes Norton
We could talk about the retraction of re-productive rights in North Carolina and Texas and Ohio, or we could conjure up a lot of statistics about domestic and sexual violence or women living in poverty. If the patriarchy is dead, the numbers have not gotten the memo. - Roxanne Gay
EQUAL RIGHTS and FREE DISCUSSION will be fearlessly advocated and maintained. Sectarian dogmas or tenets will be investigated and compared. - Abner Cole
From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned. I insist that this shall cease. The country needs repose after all its trials; it deserves repose. And repose can only be found in everlasting principles. - Charles Sumner
I'm not a political Christian; for the most part I allow people even their vain, earthly rights. And I certainly don't see anti-Christians as bad or evil (as if they actually have the power to pose any kind of threat against God Almighty), but rather complete idiots I was commanded to love. - Criss Jami
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened. - John F. Kennedy
No one can take away your Natural Rights, but they can do great damage making you think they can. - J.S.B. Morse
I’m building a castle of soundtracks. So that one day I’ll tell the ones I care for, I fought for my rights to dream and making them come true - sami abouzid
Don't ever brag about the funds(money) of your parents because they might leave wuth it when their time comes instead strive to make yours and have your personal bragging rights - Chuka Osa-Afiana
Human rights violations are nit accidents; they are not random in distribution or effect. Rights violations are, rather, symptoms of deeper pathologies of power and are linked intimately to the social conditions that so often determine who will suffer abuse and who will be shielded from harm. - Paul Farmer
The partisan, when he is engaged in a dispute, cares nothing about the rights of the question, but is anxious only to convince his hearers of his own assertions. - Plato
American liberals today are hesitant to speak out against the denial of rights that is perpetrated in the name of Islam. - Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Nothing is illegal if one hundred businessmen decide to do it. -, author, civil rights activist, US congressman, mayor, and UN ambassador (b. 1932) - Andrew Young
It’s illegal to deny people their records due to race or gender. Adoptees deserve the same rights and protections. - DaShanne Stokes
Understand that sexuality is as wide as the sea. Understand that your morality is not law. Understand that we are you. Understand that if we decide to have sex whether safe, safer, or unsafe, it is our decision and you have no rights in our lovemaking. - Derek Jarman
Woman's degradation is in mans idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws, customs, are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
We are not going to always agree with each other, but we should have the dignity to always respect each other’s freedom of speech and of choice. Democracy is practiced when we have respect for human rights. - Ellen J. Barrier
Laws not enforced cease to be laws, and rights not defended may wither away. - Thomas Moriarty
Life is a balancing act. While we have all the rights to be in freedom, peace, harmony and bliss; we do have a responsibility to ensure that others too enjoy their own freedom, peace, harmony and bliss. - Vishwas Chavan
I've often observed that women can be the weakest link in women's rights. - Jean Sasson
In ActualHuman Rights are"caring" for Humans left on the planet - Haider Ali
Our civil rights have no dependence upon our religious opinions more than our opinions in physics or geometry. - Thomas Jefferson
In proportion as the mass of citizens who possess political rights increases, and the number of elected ruler’s increases, the actual power is concentrated and becomes the monopoly of a smaller and smaller group of individuals. - Paul Lafargue
I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women, and heterosexual men and women marrying another are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights, all the civil liberties. And quite frankly, I don't see much of a distinction beyond that. - Joe Biden
If justice fails in the courtroom, it will not prevail in society.A broken Justice System does not protect the rights of all people. - Ellen J. Barrier
A man of peace shall always live in peace, if all chances are given and only shall he stand to fight for his rights if peace and freedom isn't granted to him. - Auliq Ice
Atheism has no room for human rights.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
When there is liberty, you expect a higher degree of freedom and not human rights abuse. - Auliq Ice
When the government violates the people's rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties. - Marquis De Lafayette
The humanity of all Americans is diminished when any group is denied rights granted to others. - Julian Bond
Among the individuals, as well as among nations, respecting the other people's rights leads to peace. (Entre los individuos, como entre las naciones, el respeto al derecho ajeno es la Paz.) - Benito Juarez Garcia
Never be content to sit back and watch as others' rights are trampled upon. Your rights could be next. - DaShanne Stokes
You have been having our rights so long, that you think, like a slave-holder, that you own us. I know that it is hard for one who has held the reins for so long to give up; it cuts like a knife. It will feel all the better when it closes up again. - Sojourner Truth
We call on the international community to share equitably the responsibility for protecting, assisting and hosting refugees in accordance with principles of international solidarity and human rights. - Widad Akreyi
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
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