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As a civil rights leader, Mrs. King's vision of racial peace and nonviolent social change was a fortifying staple in advancing the civil rights movement.
~By James T. Walsh ~


Individual and national rights to wealth rest on the basis of civil and international law, or at least of custom that has the force of law.
~By Alfred Marshall ~


The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
~By Emma Goldman ~


I firmly believe in the rule of law as the foundation for all of our basic rights.
~By Sonia Sotomayor ~


The predominant yardstick of your government is not human rights but national interests.
~By Breyten Breytenbach ~


And also a lot of Muslims are no more religious then the average Swede. For them it's natural that human rights come first.
~By Bjorn Ulvaeus ~


Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open.
~By Gerry Adams ~


Many people do not realize that where unions have bargaining rights employers cannot raise wages or improve benefit plans any more than they can reduce them without of the consent of the union.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


For the gay establishment, the death of right and wrong began when gaining civil rights ceased to be enough.
~By Tammy Bruce ~


Clearly you need a new team to go out to bat on your behalf; to fight for your rights and to report back to you personally and to the leadership of the IFP.
~By Mangosuthu Buthelezi ~


Most people, no doubt, when they espouse human rights, make their own mental reservations about the proper application of the word human.
~By Suzanne Lafollette ~


It is high time to compel man by the might of right to give woman her political, legal and social rights. She will find her own sphere in accordance with her capacities, powers and tastes; and yet she will be woman still.
~By Ernestine Rose ~


Democratic societies can no longer give religious fanatics a free hand to abuse and murder non believers. Such action betrays contempt for the basic human rights which animate any democracy with meaning.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


I had advocated the establishment of a Negro industrial commission. I had gestured against the growth of monopoly power. I had introduced a few civil rights bills.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


I don't know of many evangelicals who want to deny gay couples their legal rights. However, most of us don't want to call it marriage, because we think that word has religious connotations, and we're not ready to see it used in ways that offend us.
~By Tony Campolo ~


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.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


Moreover, as we live in an era of the ascendancy of democracy and human rights, we must see that Taiwan has been a vibrant democracy with a democratically elected president and legislature.
~By Nick Lampson ~


The thinkers of the world should by rights be guardians of the world's mirth.
~By Agnes Repplier ~


A lot of things happened in a lot of places. And to see how well it was handled in Atlanta. There are a lot of reasons for Atlanta being a special town in the Civil Rights era.
~By Ivan Allen ~


And therefore, for the sake of my mater, without any regard for my own, I hope all those that have a due regard for our constitution and for the rights and prerogatives of the crown, without which our constitution can not be preserved, will be against this motion.
~By Robert Walpole ~


A growing and increasingly influential movement of philosophers, ethicists, law professors and activists are convinced that the great moral struggle of our time will be for the rights of animals.
~By Michael Pollan ~


The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and the laborer... form the great body of the people of the United States, they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


The theory of rights enables us to rise and overthrow obstacles, but not to found a strong and lasting accord between all the elements which compose the nation.
~By Giuseppe Mazzini ~


Material goods consist of useful material things, and of all rights to hold, or use, or derive benefits from material things, or to receive them at a future time.
~By Alfred Marshall ~


The Universal Declaration of Human Rights describes the family as the natural and fundamental unit of society. It follows that any choice and decision with regard to the size of the family must irrevocably rest with the family itself, and cannot be made by anyone else.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


There are two things that I put my focus on. One is the fight against AIDS and finding a cure. The other is human rights.
~By Judith Light ~


Nothing is more important in the preservation of peace than to secure among the great mass of the people living under constitutional government a just conception of the rights which their nation has against others and of the duties their nation owes to others.
~By Elihu Root ~


The French revolution taught us the rights of man.
~By Thomas Sankara ~


When I wrote the song, The Way It Is, I wanted to move people to take a stand on civil rights in this country.
~By Bruce Hornsby ~


We grew up as kids watching those movies and we were exposed to themes of civil rights, unfairness, bigotry and fathers struggling against the kind of mob of the town, so you remember how you felt as a kid being taken seriously, that you are part of the human drama.
~By Rachel Griffiths ~


Since January 2002, when the United States began detaining at Guantanamo Bay enemy combatants captured in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other fronts in the war on terror, critics have complained of human rights abuses.
~By Linda Chavez ~


As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio, about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
~By Neil Armstrong ~


We oppose occupation of land by force and we believe in dialogue as the method for regaining Arab rights. This is the spirit of the Great Arab Revolt.
~By King Hussein I ~


The issue of civil rights was too much for the establishment to handle. One of the chapters of history that's least studied by historians is the 300 to 500 riots in the U.S. between 1965 and 1970.
~By Tom Hayden ~


In this context, the church supports and favors every effort today to seek the full development of the personality of all human beings, and to promote their fundamental rights, their dignity and liberty.
~By Claudio Hummes ~


Working families need to know that we will work to protect their health needs, promote the development of safe, effective medicines, and guarantee patient rights.
~By Christopher Dodd ~


This foundational principle - that human beings derive their rights from God, rather than from the State, or any other source - is what made America different.
~By Ernie Fletcher ~


Deny human rights, and however little you may wish to do so, you will find yourself abjectly kneeling at the feet of that old-world god, Force.
~By Auberon Herbert ~


San Francisco has long been a leader in the arts, nurturing generations of painters, sculptors, poets, novelists, playwrights, film-makers, and performing artists and innovators of every kind.
~By Gavin Newsom ~


Well, I think that it is complicated in that the first four albums were all with Universal so they have the rights to that and therefore it is a lot easier for them to do that period.
~By Geoff Downes ~


When you consider what Tony Blair was saying about liberty, human rights and that sort of thing, it would be terribly revolutionary to sell the speeches he and Jack Straw made in 1994.
~By Rory Bremner ~


The freedom of thought and expression is one of the most sacred rights in this country.
~By Eliot Engel ~


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.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


In the new century, we should continue to work together to safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of the vast number of developing countries including China and India and promote the establishment of a just and equitable new international political and economic order.
~By Li Peng ~


If we don't take effective measures now, the Netherlands could be torn between two extreme rights.
~By Ayaan Hirsi Ali ~


America's support for human rights and democracy is our noblest export to the world.
~By William Bennett ~


No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
~By Noah Webster ~


A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
~By A. Philip Randolph ~


Those people who want to express their religious beliefs on public property should enjoy the same rights that we provide to those protesting the war in Iraq.
~By Ernest Istook ~


The most important element of a free society, where individual rights are held in the highest esteem, is the rejection of the initiation of violence.
~By Ron Paul ~


The idea of human rights as a fundamental principle can be seen to underlie throughout Islamic teachings.
~By Ali Hoseini Khamenei ~


Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights. Because you can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper.
~By Larry Flynt ~


My rights all spring front an infinitely nobler source - from favor and grace of God.
~By Gerrit Smith ~


Property has its duties as well as its rights.
~By Thomas Drummond ~


I am in favor, heartily in favor, of our Constitution and Bill of Rights and I owe my allegiance to my country at all times.
~By Julius Rosenberg ~


Now that copyrights can be just about a century long, the inability to know what is protected and what is not protected becomes a huge and obvious burden on the creative process.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


If we must die, we die defending our rights.
~By Sitting Bull ~


Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights, and governments need to learn from that, listen to the movement and respond.
~By Charlotte Bunch ~


I rise today in support of Bill C-38, the Civil Marriage Act. I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded, rights are protected and the people of this land are treated as equals under the law.
~By Paul Martin ~


They don't have special rights because we have civil rights laws that protect them. The laws work both ways.
~By Tom Allen ~


You can't rise as a class. You have to rise individually. It's what many of the civil rights-era people don't understand.
~By Alphonso Jackson ~


And government's only role is to secure our rights for us.
~By Roy Moore ~


To me, a feminist belongs in the same category as a humanist or an advocate for human rights. I don't see why someone who's a feminist should be thought of differently.
~By Suzanne Vega ~


I don't have any doubts either about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Perhaps some more should be added to the list, but I don't have the slightest doubt about human rights.
~By Antonio Tabucchi ~


Ultimately property rights and personal rights are the same thing.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


A kid in an abusive home has far fewer rights than any POW. There is no Geneva Convention for kids.
~By Andrew Vachss ~


Since the ousting and capture of Saddam Hussein by U.S. forces, civil rights and personal freedoms have been restored in Iraq, as well as equal rights to all, not just to Saddam's entourage of terrorists.
~By Jim Gerlach ~


The ones who were negotiating are now on the front line of this intifada, because they found that the negotiations didn't give them the minimum of their rights.
~By Hassan Nasrallah ~


There has been only a civil rights movement, whose tone of voice was adapted to an audience of liberal whites.
~By Stokely Carmichael ~


In America there's no rights for the artist, so whatever films I've made kind of belong to the studio.
~By Norman Jewison ~


All Americans owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. King for his bravery and commitment to civil rights and nonviolence that changed this nation - and world - for the better.
~By Eliot Engel ~


But let her remember, that it is in Britain alone, that laws are equally favourable to liberty and humanity; that it is in Britain the sacred rights of nature have received their most awful ratification.
~By Thomas Day ~


If you forgive people enough you belong to them, and they to you, whether either person likes it or not squatter's rights of the heart.
~By James Hilton ~


My dreams for the future are simple: work, a happy, healthy family, a lovely long motorcycle ride, and continuing the struggle to awaken people to the need for serious human rights reform.
~By Mike Farrell ~


There is no consensus even today on the merits of Napoleon - and certainly no agreement on the rights and wrongs of the origins of the First World War.
~By Douglas Hurd ~


The United Nations has a critical role to play in promoting stability, security, democracy, human rights, and economic development. The UN is as relevant today as at any time in its history, but it needs reform.
~By Chuck Hagel ~


My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I've been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state.
~By Jim Garrison ~


So that the failures to pass a civil rights bill isn't because of Black Power, isn't because of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; it's not because of the rebellions that are occurring in the major cities.
~By Stokely Carmichael ~


I always believed that women have rights and that there are some women that are intelligent enough to claim those rights. There are some others that are stupid enough not to.
~By Shakira ~


Here once again education is crucial, it enables children to be become more aware of their rights and to exercise them in a respectful manner which helps them shape their own future.
~By Carol Bellamy ~


The platform we had in Dallas, the 1984 Republican platform, all the ideas we supported there - from tax policy, to foreign policy; from individual rights, to neighborhood security - are things that Jefferson Davis and his people believed in.
~By Trent Lott ~


Our economic freedom is founded on individual property rights; government should never be permitted to take those away.
~By Ernest Istook ~


The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights'. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself.
~By Queen Victoria ~


Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society.
~By Andrei Sakharov ~


One of the biggest issues that we face is that we have people who have their own particular concerns, whether it's on abortion, birth control, divorce and remarriage, civil rights or social justice.
~By William P. Leahy ~


A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi... has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.
~By Thurgood Marshall ~


There is no room for legal hair-splitting when it comes to the humane treatment of detainees - not in a nation founded on the rule of law and respect for human rights.
~By Dick Durbin ~


I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
~By Coretta Scott King ~


That's Anil's path. She grows up in Sri Lanka, goes and gets educated abroad, and through fate or chance gets brought back by the Human Rights Commission to investigate war crimes.
~By Michael Ondaatje ~


Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights, science and its offspring technology have been used in this century as brutal instruments for oppression.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


Paramount is the need to secure human rights. The form of rule should be such that the citizen does not have to fear the State, but gives it direction and confidently participates in its administration.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


The tragedy of the civil rights movement is that just as it achieved the beginning of the end of racial segregation, white educated elites became swept up in the glamour of the sexual revolution.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.
~By Aleksander Kwasniewski ~


A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


For my part, I do not feel that the scheme of future happiness, which ought by rights to be in preparation for me, will be at all interfered with by my not meeting again the man I have in my. mind.
~By James Payn ~


But we must create in each person a sense of responsibility in order that each one of us can have the right to enjoy all his rights.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


Human-rights advocates, for example, claim that the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners is of a piece with President Bush's 2002 decision to deny al Qaeda and Taliban fighters the legal status of prisoners of war under the Geneva Conventions.
~By John Yoo ~


My only regret is that I signed away the world rights and in America they've been far and away my most successful books, but I never saw a cent from any of it.
~By Jonathan Coe ~


We could in fact transport a person, say a kid who didn't know what it was like to be in a civil rights march. We could actually take you into that experience, so that you could better appreciate what happened and why it happened.
~By Dexter S. King ~


A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~

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