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People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
Equal rights for all, special privileges for none.
Justice is indivisible. You can’t decide who gets civil rights and who doesn’t.
I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
It is in the American tradition to stand up for one’s rights–even if the new way to stand up for one’s rights is to sit down.
The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.
A man’s rights rest in three boxes: the ballot box, the jury box, and the cartridge box.
People look at rights as if they were muscles — the more you exercise them, the better they get.
Today, America would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order. Tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told that there were an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being granted to them by the World Government
If we do not save the environment, then whatever we do in civil rights will be of no meaning, because then we will have the equality of extinction.
I support anyone’s right to be who they want to be. My question is: to what extent do I have to participate in your self-image?
Liberty is meaningless where the right to utter one’s thoughts and opinions has ceased to exist. That, of all rights, is the dread of tyrants. It is the right which they first of all strike down.
The rights of the individual should be the primary object of all governments.
The one thing man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being granted to them by a World Government, a New World Order.
The right of parents to direct the upbringing of their children is among the unalienable rights with which the Declaration of Independence proclaims ‘all Men are endowed by their Creator.’
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
I know of no rights of race superior to the rights of humanity…
It is when a people forget God, that tyrants forge their chains.
The rights of neutrality will only be respected when they are defended by an adequate power. A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral.
Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the ‘hidden’ confiscation of wealth. Gold stands in the way of this insidious process. It stands as a protector of property rights.
The issue of human rights is one of the most fundamental human issues and also one of the most sensitive and controversial.
The idea of human rights as a fundamental principle can be seen to underlie throughout Islamic teachings.
Those who have been outspoken in advocating human rights during these last forty years, have themselves grabbed the most fundamental of human rights from the people of the Third-World countries.
When the man who feeds the world by toiling in the fields is himself deprived of the basic rights of feeding, sheltering, and caring for his own family, the whole community of man is sick.
Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.
The worst enemy of humanity is U.S. capitalism. That is what provokes uprisings like our own, a rebellion against a system, against a neoliberal model, which is the representation of a savage capitalism. If the entire world doesn’t acknowledge this reality, that the national states are not providing even minimally for health, education and nourishment, then each day the most fundamental human rights are being violated.
No people have risen who thought only of rights. Only those did so who thought of duties.
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What is concerning is that work in the informal sector is characterised by vulnerability, low wages and no rights. So it is not the way that we lift people out of poverty in Africa.
The greatest contribution you can make to women’s rights, is to be the absolute … best at what you do.
Right action tends to be defined in terms of general individual rights and standards that have been critically examined and agreed upon by the whole society.
The goal of #BDS is the full restoration of Palestinian rights, not an agreement to create an artificial mini-state in order to save Zionism
The biggest obstacle in interacting with China is the difference in perspectives about basic values. These include issues such as human rights, the concept of law and constitution.