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31 Rights Quotes

The equal right of all men to the use of land is as clear as their equal right to breathe the air--it is a right proclaimed by the fact of their existence. For we cannot suppose that some men have a right to be in this world, and others no right.

Henry George Quotes , Source: Progress and Poverty (bk. VII, ch. I)

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I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

Claude Arien Helvetius Quotes , Source: following the 1759 burning of De l'esprit, misquoted to Voltaire

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No man has a right to do what he pleases, except when he pleases to do right.

Charles Simmons Quotes

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Where there is a human being, I see God-given rights inherent in that being, whatever may be the sex or complexion.

William Lloyd Garrison Quotes , Source: Life (vol. III, p. 390)

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The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.

Charles Fourier Quotes , Source: Theorie des Quatre Mouvements (vol. 2, ch. 4)

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Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, thirdly to property; together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can.

Samuel Adams Quotes , Source: Statement of the Rights of Colonists, etc.

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We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongues, at our peril, risk and hazard.

Voltaire Quotes

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Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.

Bob Marley Quotes

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It is a right and duty of the wise ones to purify the strong by teaching them their duties and to strengthen the weak by teaching them their rights.

Subrahmanya C. Bharati Quotes

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Oppressed people cannot remain oppressed forever.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

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You cannot afford to hire an attorney at $200 to $300 an hour to fight over your $12,000 car and have to pay those bills. People need to become aware that they have some rights, even when going up against these giant companies that try to intimidate.

Vince Megna Quotes

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Most people think Great God will come from the sky,Take away ev'rything, and make ev'rybody feel high.But if you know what life is worth, you would look for yours on earth,And now you see the light, you stand up for right, yah.

Bob Marley Quotes

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I don't care if the Bible says it. It's wrong. It's wrong to divide people on the basis of sexual preference, of sexual orientation. It's wrong to say that women are unequal, if the Bible says so. It's wrong to say that Blacks are unequal even if the Hammite myth supports it or suggests it. The Bible is often wrong. It is often right. Of course, it is often brilliantly right.

Alan M. Dershowitz Quotes

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What is true of every member of the society, individually, is true of them all collectively; since the rights of the whole can be no more than the sum of the rights of the individuals.

Thomas Jefferson Quotes

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All men are born free and equal, and have certain natural, essential, and unalienable rights.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: Constitution of Massachusetts

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They made and recorded a sort of institute and digest of anarchy, called the rights of man.

Edmund Burke Quotes , Source: On the Army Estimates (vol. III, p. 221)

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The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins.

Claude Arien Helvetius Quotes , Source: following the 1759 burning of De l'esprit, misquoted to Voltaire

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Equal rights for all, special privileges for none.

Claude Arien Helvetius Quotes , Source: following the 1759 burning of De l'esprit, misquoted to Voltaire

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We hold these truths to be self-evident,--that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Thomas Jefferson Quotes , Source: Declaration of Independence of the United States of America

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Every man has by the law of nature a right to such a waste portion of the earth as is necessary for his subsistence.

Sir Thomas More Quotes , Source: Utopia (bk. II)

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Reparation for our rights at home, and security against the like future violations.

William Pitt, Earl of Chatham Quotes , Source: Letter to the Earl of Shelburne

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The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.

William Pitt, Earl of Chatham Quotes , Source: Letter to the Earl of Shelburne

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I am glad to see that men are getting their rights, but I want women to get theirs, and while the water is stirring I will step into the pool.

William Pitt, Earl of Chatham Quotes , Source: Letter to the Earl of Shelburne

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No man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility.

Gerald W. Johnson Quotes

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Many a person seems to think it isn't enough for the government to guarantee him the pursuit of happiness. He insists it also run interference for him.

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