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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 ~


The implementation measures of both Covenants, but especially those of the Covenant concerning civil and political rights, were considerably weakened to the point where they assumed an optional character.
~By Rene Cassin ~


Good breeding differs, if at all, from high breeding only as it gracefully remembers the rights of others, rather than gracefully insists on its own rights.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


The pure connecting factor is that those of us who describe ourselves as feminists want equal rights for all people.
~By Betty Buckley ~


While the men of the steel industry were going through blood and gas in defense of their rights and their homes and their families, elsewhere on the far-flung C.I.O. front the hosts of labor were advancing and intelligent and permanent progress was being made.
~By John L. Lewis ~


The reality is that we will be reading Miranda rights to the corpse of Osama bin Laden. He will never appear in an American courtroom. That's the reality. He will be killed by us, or he will be killed by his own people so he's not captured by us. We know that.
~By Eric Holder ~


Mrs. Parks was a shy, soft spoken woman who was uncomfortable being revered as a symbol of the civil rights movement. She only hoped to inspire young people to achieve great things.
~By Jim Costa ~


Government, which does not and did not grant us our rights, must not now seek to deny them by using fear as its justification.
~By Malcolm Wallop ~


The really important victory of the civil rights movement was that it made racism unpopular, whereas a generation ago at the turn of the last century, you had to embrace racism to get elected to anything.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


Fifty percent of our country that we own, have all legal jurisdiction, have all rights to do whatever we want, lies beneath the sea and we have better maps of Mars than that 50 percent.
~By Robert Ballard ~


The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


At the time I attempted to purchase the rights back for the 3 Homestead records, but the owner demanded an outrageous sum in the neighborhood of $10,000, about 10 times more money than I could get my hands on at the time.
~By Mark Edwards ~


Our government just won't enforce civil rights laws. The laws will be ignored.
~By Major Owens ~


The ideas of the great playwrights are almost always larger than the experiences of even the best actors.
~By Stella Adler ~


I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools.
~By Andrew Cuomo ~


While all of these are important and significant events, it is the United States' foreign policy that furthers the advancement of freedoms and rights for women that is the most striking for me.
~By Ginny B. Waite ~


For this reason, the expansion of relations with all countries is on the agenda of the Islamic Republic of Iran. I mean balanced relationships, based on mutual respect and observation of each other's rights.
~By Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ~


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


Men and women have roles - their roles are different, but their rights are equal.
~By Harri Holkeri ~


However, if the religions in essence merely repeat statements from the United Nations Human Rights Declaration, such a Declaration becomes superfluous; an ethic is more than rights.
~By Hans Kung ~


Rights come from God, not from government.
~By Roy Moore ~


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 ~


Human rights is a universal standard. It is a component of every religion and every civilization.
~By Shirin Ebadi ~


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 ~


There's never been a nation like the United States, ever. It begins with the principles of our founding documents, principles that recognize that our rights come from God, not from our government.
~By Marco Rubio ~


When this boy was brought to Dr. Young, his name being William, the same as mine, my mother was ordered to change mine to something else. This, at the time, I thought to be one of the most cruel acts that could be committed upon my rights.
~By William Wells Brown ~


The causes of the China Incident were the exclusion and insult of Japan throughout China, the exclusion of Japanese goods, the persecution of Japanese residents in China, and the illegal violation of Japanese rights.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


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 ~


I think the legacy of the civil rights movement is that now whites are more open to being represented by people of color or people who are women or, again, non-traditional candidates.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


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 ~


The Constitution was the expression not only of a political faith, but also of political fears. It was wrought both as the organ of the national interest and as the bulwark of certain individual and local rights.
~By Herbert Croly ~


And I spoke out on women's rights, like equal pay for equal work.
~By Karen Morley ~


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 support anything to do with the welfare and rights of children in a huge way.
~By Kelly Preston ~


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 ~


The Good Friday Agreement and the basic rights and entitlements of citizens that are enshrined within it must be defended and actively promoted by London and Dublin.
~By Gerry Adams ~


I do not support abortion rights. Although what I would support in this vexed area is not clear to me.
~By Stanley Fish ~


Terrorism can never be accepted. We must fight it together, with methods that do not compromise our respect for the rule of law and human rights, or are used as an excuse for others to do so.
~By Anna Lindh ~


The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
~By Ayn Rand ~


We are on the lookout for criminal and terrorist activity but we do not - nor will we ever - monitor ideology or political beliefs. We take seriously our responsibility to protect the civil rights and liberties of the American people, including subjecting our activities to rigorous oversight from numerous internal and external sources.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


This conviction brought me, in the summer of 1978, to the Free Trade Unions - formed by a group of courageous and dedicated people who came out in the defense of the workers' rights and dignity.
~By Lech Walesa ~


I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


I came out of the Civil Rights Movement, and I had a different kind of focus than most people who have just the academic background as their primary training experience.
~By Bernice Johnson Reagon ~


Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
~By Bob Marley ~


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


The standing orders of the Parliamentary Party, however, apply to me, apply to every other Member of the Parliamentary Labour Party and they put into a context the way in which those rights to freedom of speech should be exercised.
~By Ron Davies ~


Maya Angelou, the famous African American poet, historian, and civil rights activist who is hailed be many as one of the great voices of contemporary literature, believes a struggle only makes a person stronger.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


In the Federal Government, electronic records are as indispensable as their paper counterparts for documenting citizens' rights, the actions for which officials are accountable, and the nation's history.
~By Allen Weinstein ~


Some values must be universal, like human rights and the equal worth of every human being.
~By Bjorn Ulvaeus ~


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


Equality of rights means that some people cannot simply impose obligations on others, for the moral agency and rights of those others would then be violated.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


Our strategic dialogue with China can both protect American interests and uphold our principles, provided we are honest about our differences on human rights and other issues and provided we use a mix of targeted incentives and sanctions to narrow these differences.
~By Madeleine Albright ~


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


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 ~


My friends in the Congress, I have known Coretta King since I went south during the civil rights movement as a lawyer. She was a vibrant, consistent, totally dedicated partner with her husband.
~By John Conyers ~


Today is a celebration of hope for the Iraqi people. The Iraqi people can now take control of their government and their future by creating a society that protects the rights endowed to us by our creator - life, liberty and freedom.
~By Jim DeMint ~


Well, take the evolution of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. It began as hackers' rights. Then it became general civil liberties of everybody - government stay away.
~By Esther Dyson ~


Cambodia possesses now the rights to look far into the future and everything for making a future construction is waiting for the Cambodian own efforts.
~By Hun Sen ~


Neither James Madison, for whom this lecture is named, nor any of the other Framers of the Constitution, were oblivious, careless, or otherwise unaware of the words they chose for the document and its Bill of Rights.
~By Diane Wood ~


No references to the need to fight terror can be an argument for restricting human rights.
~By Vladimir Putin ~


The Gen. Commanding, takes this means of informing the people that he has not come among them to disturb them in the enjoyment of their rights, either of person or property.
~By John H. Morgan ~


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 ~


The only way to do the human rights thing is to do the right thing medically.
~By Paul Farmer ~


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 ~


International socialism recognizes the right of free independent nations, with equal rights.
~By Karl Liebknecht ~


At various times during the last four thousand years God has asserted his rights and endeavoured to establish his own authority, his own laws, and his own government among the children of men.
~By Orson Pratt ~


The real or supposed rights of man are of two kinds, active and passive; the right in certain cases to do as we list; and the right we possess to the forbearance or assistance of other men.
~By William Godwin ~


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 ~


In every commercial state, notwithstanding any pretension to equal rights, the exaltation of a few must depress the many.
~By Adam Ferguson ~


America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.
~By George W. Bush ~


I got out of the Army - in my world - I came to New York, for instance, when the civil rights movement was just beginning, and that created a certain energy, a certain rumble, a certain impetus for black actors.
~By James Earl Jones ~


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 ~


I demanded more rights for women because I know what women had to put up with.
~By Evita Peron ~


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 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 ~


The electronic spectrum is the only natural resource in which there's no such thing as private property rights. You can't own a piece of the spectrum.
~By Adrian Cronauer ~


The public good is in nothing more essentially interested, than in the protection of every individual's private rights.
~By William Blackstone ~


I AM what is called a Feminist. Thirty years ago I left a monastery and began a sane human existence. Within two or three years, I find, I was defending the rights of women.
~By Joseph McCabe ~


Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one to show where in nature any rights existed or were recognized until there was established for their declaration and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


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 ~


The Supreme Court, of course, has the responsibility of ensuring that our government never oversteps its proper bounds or violates the rights of individuals. But the Court must also recognize the limits on itself and respect the choices made by the American people.
~By Elena Kagan ~


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 ~


To me, celebrity doesn't mean a whole lot unless you're willing to use it. So I wanted to use it in a different way, with my AIDS work, the human rights stuff for the gay and lesbian community and the speaking I do.
~By Judith Light ~


Well, it's the last step of the civil rights movement: You know, wrap your hands around some money, right?
~By Russell Simmons ~


Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all.
~By Maximilien Robespierre ~


Protecting the rights of even the least individual among us is basically the only excuse the government has for even existing.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


It's a hard thing to legislate. You can't legislate good taste and you can't put a number on it in terms of square footage,... It's a question of where individual rights end and community rights begin.
~By Ann Robinson ~


I'm just glad that I have bragging rights to working with Bugs and Daffy.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


The UN Commission on Human Rights, whose membership in recent years has included countries - such as Libya and Sudan - which have deplorable human rights records, and the recent Oil-for-Food scandal, are just a few examples of why reform is so imperative.
~By John Linder ~


Bishop Frederick Henry of Calgary is facing at least two official objections to his public statements along with expensive hearings before the Alberta Human Rights Commission for expressing his biblical views on same sex marriage.
~By Stockwell Day ~


I liked the name of the amendment. I couldn't help feeling uneasy that the church was opposing something with a name as beautiful as the Equal Rights Amendment.
~By Sonia Johnson ~


Let me reassure that the Kingdom of Cambodia a country with independence, neutrality, peace, freedom, democracy and human rights as you all have seen, shall be existing with no end.
~By Hun Sen ~


I've always been very interested in the struggle for human rights, not just here but abroad, and I wanted to be an inside player in that struggle. I wanted to make the laws reflect our ideals and ideas in this democracy that is America.
~By Leah Ward Sears ~


Marching with over a million women in support of our reproductive rights was one of the most empowering things I have done, both as a woman and as a Member of Congress.
~By Sheila Jackson Lee ~


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


By rights you're a king. If I was you, I'd call for a new deal.
~By O. Henry ~


There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights.
~By Smedley Butler ~


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 ~


How, then, can the rights of three men exceed the rights of two men? In what possible way can the rights of three men absorb the rights of two men, and make them as if they had never existed.
~By Auberon Herbert ~

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