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Quotes And Sayings About Rights

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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 ~


There are severe limitations on civil rights. In the international arena, Iran is turning into an isolated country, and the international community is becoming more hostile toward it.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


Communities don't have rights. Only individuals in the community have rights.
~By Michael Badnarik ~


There is but one honest limit to the rights of a sentient being; it is where they touch the rights of another sentient being.
~By Frances Wright ~


He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist.
~By Jackie Kennedy ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Their prejudice allowed white Southerners to look the other way when blacks were denied their most basic human rights, and it encouraged the worst of them to engage in unspeakable acts of cruelty and violence.
~By Linda Chavez ~


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


If government can give you rights, government can take them away from you.
~By Roy Moore ~


What I am defending is the real rights of women. A woman should have the right to be in the home as a wife and mother.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


If we're going to change the laws, let's change them in ways which makes it easier to catch criminals, and yet at the same time protect the Second Amendment rights of our law-abiding citizens.
~By John Dingell ~


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 hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


There must be a world revolution which puts an end to all materialistic conditions hindering woman from performing her natural role in life and driving her to carry out man's duties in order to be equal in rights.
~By Muammar al Gaddafi ~


When the civil rights battle was won, all the Jews and hippies and artists were middle class white people and all the blacks were still poor. Materially, not much changed.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


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 ~


Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as our prince of peace, of civil rights. We owe him something major that will keep his memory alive.
~By Morgan Freeman ~


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 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 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 ~


It is time in the West to defend not so much human rights as human obligations.
~By Alexander Solzehnitsyn ~


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


And as a Member of this body, I believe firmly that States do have rights, and I believe that local communities have rights, and they have made decisions to allow these businesses to prosper as they are a big part of their economy.
~By Jon Porter ~


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 ~


House was the first film where I had no influence on the script. I had to buy the script with the game rights.
~By Uwe Boll ~


Iran has a dismal record on human rights.
~By Howard Berman ~


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 ~


Nobody and nothing will stop Russia on the road to strengthening democracy and ensuring human rights and freedoms.
~By Vladimir Putin ~


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 ~


When I started law school I was shocked to learn that our legal system traditionally had the man as the head and master of the family. As late as the '70s and '80s when we were fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment, states like Louisiana still had a head and master law.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


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 ~


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


The whole notion of land property rights in the Arab world is different from that in Europe.
~By William Odom ~


If the U.N. were to be successful in its efforts to control the Internet, countries where human rights records range from questionable to criminal could be put in charge of determining what is and is not allowed to appear online.
~By John Doolittle ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


This thing called Patriot Act, through which we abdicated a lot of our civil rights to defend the country against terrorism, it's a four-year story.
~By Neil Young ~


I thought it must be pure science fiction. But when I checked it out I found a lot of magazine articles that actually supported the theory behind the book which was incredible. That's when I decided to acquire the rights of the book and everything went from there.
~By Roland Emmerich ~


The rights of the weak are not weaker rights, but are completely equal to the rights of the strong.
~By Dionigi Tettamanzi ~


The right to be let alone is the underlying principle of the Constitution's Bill of Rights.
~By Erwin Griswold ~


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 ~


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


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 had the training at drama school where I studied Shakespeare and Brecht and Chekov and all these period historical playwrights and I think that I responded to the material.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


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 ~


The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought justice and equality and it sought to respond to the young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way.
~By Charles Rangel ~


Justice for the major perpetrators cannot be separated from the vindication of the rights of the individual victim.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


Each state, so that it does not abridge the great fundamental rights belonging, under the Constitution, to all citizens, may grant or withhold such civil rights as it pleases; all that is required is that, in this respect, its laws shall be impartial.
~By Lyman Trumbull ~


God willing, we shall come to a stage where the world looks at the Palestinian question, and Palestinian rights on Palestinian national soil, as well as the questions of the occupied Syrian and Lebanese territories. These are the bases on which peace will be built.
~By King Hussein I ~


Wherever there is a human being, I see God-given rights inherent in that being, whatever may be the sex or complexion.
~By William Lloyd Garrison ~


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 laws of the land, she has no rights; in government she has no voice. And in spite of another principle recognized in this Republic, namely, that 'taxation without representation is tyranny,' she is taxed without being represented.
~By Ernestine Rose ~


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


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 ~


One cannot imagine St. Francis of Assisi talking about rights.
~By Simone Weil ~


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 ~


All playwrights should be dead for three hundred years.
~By Joseph L. Mankiewicz ~


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 ~


It's only fair that stable gay relationships of long standing should have the same rights and responsibilities as married couples. I know the image of gay marriage is to some people horrific and ludicrous.
~By Ian Mckellen ~


No! on Human Rights and Freedom, on a subject that is as self-evident as that two and two make four, there is no need of any written authority.
~By Ernestine L. Rose ~


As a consequence of these hesitations and of the vague character of such innovations, the Commission on Human Rights itself had doubts from the beginning about its role and its functions in general.
~By Rene Cassin ~


We believe the Senate language provides for federal subsidies for abortions. Plus there's a language in there where you have to pay one dollar per month, every enrollee, to pay for a fund for reproductive rights which include abortion. And that's totally against federal law. So we are saying take that out.
~By Bart Stupak ~


Prejudice and passion and suspicion are more dangerous than the incitement of self-interest or the most stubborn adherence to real differences of opinion regarding rights.
~By Elihu Root ~


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 ~


I made a series of wrong decisions about moderately recent books, and I've sold the rights to studios for ridiculous amounts of money and the films have never been made. That's the saddest thing of all, because they're locked up and no one else can make them.
~By John Le Carre ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


In situations of military conflict, civil strife, lawlessness, bad governance, and human rights violations, terrorists find it easier to hide, train and prepare their attacks.
~By Gijs de Vries ~


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 ~


Civil rights leaders are involved in helping poor people. That's what I've been doing all my life.
~By Andrew Young ~


Government should work to insure the rights of the individual, not plot to take them away.
~By Lyn Nofziger ~


The liberals in the House strongly resemble liberals I have known through the last two decades in the civil rights conflict. When it comes time to show on which side they will be counted, they excuse themselves.
~By Shirley Chisholm ~


The issue of human rights is one of the most fundamental human issues and also one of the most sensitive and controversial.
~By Ali Hoseini Khamenei ~


As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


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


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 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 ~


The arts and a belief in the values of the civil rights movement, in the overwhelming virtue of diversity, these were our religion. My parents worshipped those ideals.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


I've been a very effective leader in the gay rights movement, though at times I've been controversial.
~By Jean O'Leary ~


If the only way a library can offer an Internet exhibit about the New Deal is to hire a lawyer to clear the rights to every image and sound, then the copyright system is burdening creativity in a way that has never been seen before because there are no formalities.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice - that is the essence. And if it's not the essence, then we've been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot - the content of character, not the color of skin.
~By Glenn Beck ~


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 ~


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 ~


Europeans say they are proud of their social fabric, of strong rights for workers and the weak in society.
~By David Korten ~


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.
~By Desmond Tutu ~


In this film George presents issues that are important, essential and vital, whoever you are, about constitutional rights and the bedrock of a democracy. I am drawn to those kinds of stories because they inspire me - they are responsible to a populace and responsible to man.
~By David Strathairn ~


We are men, and propose to live like men in this free land, without the contamination of slave labor, or die like men, if need be, in asserting the rights of our race, our country, and our families.
~By Denis Kearney ~


Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression.
~By Taslima Nasrin ~


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 ~


As a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights.
~By James Madison ~


When you are in the family... you have more rights than when you are asking to join and knocking on the door.
~By Jacques Chirac ~


The idea of cultural relativism is nothing but an excuse to violate human rights.
~By Shirin Ebadi ~


Eyes is the attempt to tell the story of the Civil Rights movement and to create an emotional, intellectual constituency. But what do you do after that? The black community doesn't have institutions that pick up such moments and preserve them.
~By Henry Hampton ~


Eve Ensler is a hero of mine. She's been working for the rights of women for a long time.
~By Marcia Wallace ~

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