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Global markets must be balanced by global values such as respect for human rights and international law, democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development.
~By Anna Lindh ~


That's what the Senate is about. It's the last bastion of minority rights, where a minority can be heard, where a minority can stand on its feet, one individual if necessary, and speak until he falls into the dust.
~By Robert Byrd ~


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 ~


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 ~


In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves we have never taken any part, not does it comport with our policy so to do. It is only when our rights are invaded or seriously menaced that we resent injuries or make preparation for our defence.
~By James Monroe ~


Susan B. Anthony formed the Equal Rights Association, refuted ideas that women were inferior to men, and fought for a woman's right to vote.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


Individuality is the aim of political liberty. By leaving the citizen as much freedom of action and of being as comports with order and the rights of others, the institutions render him truly a freeman. He is left to pursue his means of happiness in his own manner.
~By James F. Cooper ~


They have accorded me my constitutional rights, and that is to their credit because the media hate campaign against me has been so intense and so vicious that it's a miracle that the police have taken such a professional approach.
~By Ernst Zundel ~


I think Democrats are right. We fight for the American dream, for the environment, for privacy rights, a woman's right to choose, a good public education system.
~By Barbara Boxer ~


Of course the EU and member states must work to ensure that people moving from one country to another understand their obligations and their rights in areas like health, road safety and further education.
~By John Bruton ~


The 4th Amendment and the personal rights it secures have a long history. At the very core stands the right of a man to retreat into his own home and there be free from unreasonable governmental intrusion.
~By Potter Stewart ~


I want to know how these very people who are against war because of loss of life can possibly be the same people who are for abortion? They are the same people who are for animal rights, but they are not for the rights of the unborn.
~By Jim Gibbons ~


The only sound approach to collective bargaining is to work out an agreement that clarifies the rights and responsibilities of the parties, establishes principles and operates to the advantage of all concerned.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


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 ~


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 little people must be sacred to the big ones, and it is from the rights of the weak that the duty of the strong is comprised.
~By Victor Hugo ~


The human rights community has focused very narrowly on political and civil rights for many decades, and with reason, but now we have to ask how can we broaden the view.
~By Paul Farmer ~


We also intend to deal with the issue of incorporating basic human rights into our new constitution.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


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


The global response to global terrorism must not endanger fundamental human rights and freedoms.
~By Stjepan Mesic ~


The civil rights movement in the United States was about the same thing, about equality of treatment for all sections of the people, and that is precisely what our movement was about.
~By John Hume ~


For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
~By Charles Fourier ~


It is the Band which unites the Interests of Individuals; it secures to them their respective Rights, and preserves them from Injuries; it is the Source of numberless Blessings, which are interrupted, or wholly vanish, the Moment it is disturbed.
~By Charles Inglis ~


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.
~By Marquis de Lafayette ~


To say, that Capt. Ingraham violated the rights of Turkey, is nonsense.
~By Gerrit Smith ~


The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


The theory of relativity worked out by Mr. Einstein, which is in the domain of natural science, I believe can also be applied to the political field. Both democracy and human rights are relative concepts - and not absolute and general.
~By Jiang Zemin ~


It is often in the name of cultural integrity as well as social stability and national security that democratic reforms based on human rights are resisted by authoritarian governments.
~By Aung San Suu Kyi ~


The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another.
~By George Bancroft ~


Over the past year, several cases of human rights abuses, specifically sexual exploitation and abuse, by individuals involved in U.N. peacekeeping operations have raised the suspicions of many Members of Congress and members of the International Relations Committee.
~By Michael McCaul ~


In Finland we have equal political rights for women and men. We do not regard ourselves according to sex.
~By Harri Holkeri ~


Judge Roberts has assured me personally that he has a healthy respect for precedent and the hard-won rights of Americans.
~By Max Baucus ~


Every American, regardless of their background, has the right to live free of unwarranted government intrusion. Repealing the worst provisions of the Patriot Act will reign in this gross abuse of power and restore to everyone our basic Constitutional rights.
~By Pete Stark ~


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


Our funding is based on our support of ideas like limited government, individual rights and a strong defense.
~By Richard Scaife ~


No one is immune from the larger events of his or her time - the Depression, World War II, civil rights, Vietnam, the spring of 1989 in China. These events intrude upon our lives and radically affect our directions.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


As is the case with many Middle Eastern nations, women are nowhere near equal to men when it comes to basic freedoms and rights that we take for granted every day.
~By Ginny B. Waite ~


Health care is not a privilege. It's a right. It's a right as fundamental as civil rights. It's a right as fundamental as giving every child a chance to get a public education.
~By Rod Blagojevich ~


Men have as exaggerated an idea of their rights as women have of their wrongs.
~By Edward W. Howe ~


The Saudi government's denial of basic rights to women is not only wrong, it hurts Saudi Arabia's economic development, modernization and prosperity.
~By Barbara Boxer ~


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.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


We support President Truman's civil rights program.
~By Eugenie Anderson ~


When a person is humiliated, when his rights are being violated, and he does not have the proper education, naturally he gravitates toward terrorism.
~By Shirin Ebadi ~


As a human rights issue, the effort to end violence against women becomes a government's obligation, not just a good idea.
~By Charlotte Bunch ~


A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colors would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age.
~By Wyndham Lewis ~


To no human charter am I indebted for my rights.
~By Gerrit Smith ~


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 ~


It is precisely because the issue raised by this case touches the heart of what makes individuals what they are that we should be especially sensitive to the rights of those whose choices upset the majority.
~By Harry A. Blackmun ~


John Brown first swam into my vision in the 1960s when I was a political activist in the civil rights movement and the anti-war movement at Chapel Hill, where I went to university.
~By Russell Banks ~


I came from a family who believed in, in quotes, the Rights of Man, who believed that in order to justify the sort of luxurious life that the majority of us have, related to the whole world, that you had to do something.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


Conscious of my own weakness, I can only seek fervently the guidance of the Ruler of the Universe, and, relying on His all-powerful aid, do my best to restore Union and peace to a suffering people, and to establish and guard their liberties and rights.
~By George B. McClellan ~


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 ~


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 ~


When they favor the access of other people to education and health care, the countries of the North not only demonstrate generosity or solidarity, but also implement the principles of respecting and promoting human rights.
~By Omar Bongo ~


I came at age in the '60s, and initially my hopes and dreams were invested in politics and the movements of the time - the anti-war movement, the civil rights movement. I worked on Bobby Kennedy's campaign for president as a teenager in California and the night he was killed.
~By David Talbot ~


I love the idea of "the one" but I actually believe that there isn't a Miss Right. There are 12,000 Miss Rights out there and it's all timing.
~By Matthew Perry ~


I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle.
~By Marilyn Monroe ~


When I was young and we got caught pinching apples, we got a smack from the local policeman. Today if that happened he would be sued. There is a tendency to punish the victim, not the criminal. If someone broke into my house or my mum's house, I worry that the burglar has more rights than me.
~By Simon Cowell ~


That's what he was saying, the civil rights movement - judge me for my character, not how black my skin is, not how yellow my skin is, how short I am, how tall or fat or thin; It's by my character.
~By Pam Grier ~


Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect.
~By George Bancroft ~


The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


It is difficult to overstate the importance of the Civil Rights Act.
~By Bobby Scott ~


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 ~


In college, I got interested in news because the world was coming apart. The civil rights movement, the antiwar movement, the women's right movement. That focused my radio ambitions toward news.
~By Bob Edwards ~


The United States Supreme Court has repeatedly held that marriage is one of the most fundamental rights that we have as Americans under our Constitution.
~By Ted Olson ~


Taxpayers should not be coerced into giving up their privacy rights just to file their taxes.
~By Melissa Bean ~


The Sherman Act is similar in the economics sphere to the Bill of Rights in the personal sphere.
~By Harold H. Greene ~


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


The Republicans would like to take us back to a darker time, when corporations ruled and the underserved had no rights.
~By Joe Baca ~


We would, however, perform an injustice to the bourgeois women's rights movement if we would regard it as solely motivated by economics. No, this movement also contains a more profound spiritual and moral aspect.
~By Clara Zetkin ~


So the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is out there preserving and fighting for, and sometimes winning and sometimes losing, the fight for First Amendment rights in comics and, more generally, for freedom of speech.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


We must take proactive steps to promote democracy and human rights abroad.
~By Sam Brownback ~


Parts of the Voting Rights Act are due to expire next year if Congress doesn't extend them, including the section that guarantees that voting rights will be protected by the federal government.
~By Marty Meehan ~


It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
~By Elijah Cummings ~


First, we could have defied both of them and could have gone to war against both of these nations for this violation of international law and interference with our neutral rights.
~By George William Norris ~


I have always believed that I should have had no difficulty in causing my rights to be respected.
~By Eli Whitney ~


Nothing gets a bigger laugh than when you refer to things like ethics or human rights.
~By Ron Silver ~


I am not just a celebrity, I'm a human-rights advocate for the last 20 years.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


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 ~


Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law.
~By Ayn Rand ~


It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active.
~By John Philpot Curran ~


All initiation of force is a violation of someone else's rights, whether initiated by an individual or the state, for the benefit of an individual or group of individuals, even if it's supposed to be for the benefit of another individual or group of individuals.
~By Ron Paul ~


Some of them, in accepting the proposed plan of government, coupled their acceptance with a recommendation of various additions to the Constitution, which they deemed essential to the preservation of the rights of the States, or of the People.
~By Caleb Cushing ~


Mrs. Parks' act of brave defiance rocked the foundation of American society and inspired generations of civil rights leaders and created a sense of hope for every American facing legal discrimination in this country.
~By Kendrick Meek ~


I began to think, now is the time. I found quite a lot of opposition in Hollywood about the idea of doing a film musical and we ended up having to buy the rights back. I'm glad we did because it meant John and I were able to make exactly the movie we wanted.
~By Andrew Lloyd Webber ~


We all would like to see a brighter future for Haiti, and I hope this conference will serve to explore many views. Respect for human rights, freedom, and the rule of law must be established in the poorest nation in our hemisphere.
~By Eliot Engel ~


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 ~


The last struggle for our rights, the battle for our civilization, is entirely with ourselves.
~By William Wells Brown ~


First, the firearms industry has been around and has been respected for generations. They provide a valuable service and a highly desirable product to millions of sportsmen and supporters of those second amendment rights.
~By Cliff Stearns ~


I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for.
~By Helen Suzman ~


If Willie Nelson had been Rosa Parks, there never would have been a civil rights movement in this country, because he refuses to leave the back of the bus.
~By Kinky Friedman ~


If you want my opinion, I say that this is a state based on occupation, that has usurped the rights of others.
~By Hassan Nasrallah ~


Latinos must be proud. We have the same rights in the U.S. as anybody else. Instead of crying and getting upset about visa problems and having our families come join us, go fight for your rights. Make yourself a productive individual in the society.
~By Patricia Velazquez ~


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 ~


I considered myself engaged in a war from Day One. And my objective was to force the federal government - the Kennedy administration at that time - into a position where they would have to use the United States military force to enforce my rights as a citizen.
~By James H. Meredith ~


Non-citizen terrorist suspects are not members of the American national community, and they have no proper claim on the rights Americans accord one another.
~By Richard Perle ~


It proved easier to buy the farm to get the mineral rights than to buy the coal rights alone.
~By Orville Redenbacher ~

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