Quotations that match 'rights'.

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. George William Norris
[ Against Both Could Defied First Gone Interference International Law Nations Neutral Our Rights Them These Violation War]
Property has its duties as well as its rights. Thomas Drummond
[ Duties Property Rights Well]
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. Janet Napolitano
[ Activities Activity American Beliefs Civil Criminal Ever External Ideology Including Internal Liberties Lookout Monitor Nor Numerous Our Oversight Political Protect Responsibility Rights Rigorous Seriously Sources Subjecting Take]
Nations are equal in respect to each other, and entitled to claim equal consideration for their rights, whatever may be their relative dimensions or strength or however greatly they may differ in government, religion or manners. James Kent
[ Claim Consideration Differ Dimensions Each Entitled Equal Government Greatly However Manners May Nations Other Relative Religion Respect Rights Strength Their Whatever]
The judiciary must not take on the coloration of whatever may be popular at the moment. We are guardian of rights, and we have to tell people things they often do not like to hear. Rose E. Bird
[ Guardian Hear Judiciary May Moment Must Often Popular Rights Take Tell Things Whatever]
Rarely in my 45 years as a civil rights lawyer have I been so angry about an injustice as I am about what happened to Billy Ray Johnson. Morris Dees
[ Am Angry Been Billy Civil Happened Injustice Johnson Lawyer Rarely Ray Rights Years]
Some of the folks on both sides might be sincere, but it does seem as if it is only the opposition that cares about the Bill of Rights most of the time. James Bovard
[ Bill Both Cares Does Folks Might Most Only Opposition Rights Seem Sides Sincere Some Time]
America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America. Jimmy Carter
[ America Did Human Invent Invented Real Rights Sense Very]
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. David Strathairn
[ Am Because Bedrock Constitutional Democracy Drawn Essential Film George Important Inspire Issues Kinds Man Populace Presents Responsible Rights Stories Those Vital Whoever]
The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace, has the assurance to proclaim the rights of the commonplace and to impose them wherever it will. Jose Ortega y Gasset
[ Assurance Characteristic Commonplace Hour Impose Itself Knowing Mind Proclaim Rights Them Wherever Will]
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. Clara Zetkin
[ Also Aspect Bourgeois Contains Economics However Injustice Moral More Motivated Movement Perform Profound Regard Rights Solely Spiritual Women Would]
Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others. William Jennings Bryan
[ American Anglo-Saxon Civilization Him His Individual Others Own Protect Respect Rights Taught Teach Will]
A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills. W. E. B. Du Bois
[ Bills Civil Complaint Credit Dogged Less Little Manly More Rights Striving Than Thousand Us Whining Work Would]
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. Chuck Hagel
[ Any Critical Democracy Development Economic History Human Nations Needs Play Promoting Reform Relevant Rights Role Security Stability Time Today Un United]
Strictly speaking, my interest is not in legal rights for animals but in a change of heart towards animals. J. M. Coetzee
[ Animals Change Heart Interest Legal Rights Speaking Strictly Towards]
I realized that I wanted to play characters and do traditional theatre. I wanted to make believe again. I like putting on a costume and pretending to be someone else for a few hours, and I have a great respect for playwrights. Lusia Strus
[ Again Believe Characters Costume Else Few Great Hours Make Play Playwrights Pretending Putting Realized Respect Someone Theatre Traditional Wanted]
I'm a child of the Civil Rights Movement. Danny Glover
[ Child Civil Movement Rights]
When you are in the family... you have more rights than when you are asking to join and knocking on the door. Jacques Chirac
[ Asking Door Family Join Knocking More Rights Than]
Whose rights will we acknowledge? Whose human dignity will we respect? For whose well-being will we, as a people, assume responsibility? Robert Casey
[ Acknowledge Assume Dignity Human Respect Responsibility Rights Well-Being Whose Will]
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. Joseph McCabe
[ Ago Am Began Called Defending Existence Feminist Find Human Left Monastery Rights Sane Thirty Three Two Within Women Years]
I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools. Andrew Cuomo
[ Battle Believe Charter Civil Education New Public Rights Schools Support]
Gun control means being able to hit your target. If I have a 'hot button' issue, this is definitely it. Don't even think about taking my guns. My rights are not negotiable, and I am totally unwilling to compromise when it comes to the Second Amendment. Michael Badnarik
[ Able Am Amendment Being Button Comes Compromise Control Definitely Even Gun Guns Hit Hot Issue Means Negotiable Rights Second Taking Target Think Totally Unwilling Your]
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. Lawrence Kohlberg
[ Action Agreed Been Critically Defined Examined General Individual Right Rights Society Standards Tends Terms Upon Whole]
Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society. Andrei Sakharov
[ Country Democratic Economy Every Human Ideological Mixed Modern Needs Opening Our Pluralism Political Profound Protection Reforms Rights Society State Up]
Muslim delegates concerned about rights in Palestine could have brought their enthusiasm closer to home by addressing the fate of black Christians being slaughtered and enslaved in the Sudan. Jack Schwartz
[ Addressing Being Black Brought Christians Closer Concerned Could Delegates Enslaved Enthusiasm Fate Home Muslim Palestine Rights Slaughtered Sudan Their]
I think the Civil Rights Movement changed that trajectory for me. The first thing I did was leave school. I was suspended for my participation in Movement demonstrations in my hometown, December, 1961. Bernice Johnson Reagon
[ Changed Civil December Demonstrations Did First Hometown Leave Movement Participation Rights School Suspended Thing Think Trajectory]
All playwrights should be dead for three hundred years. Joseph L. Mankiewicz
[ Dead Hundred Playwrights Should Three Years]
Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done. Elijah Cummings
[ Act Alike Americans Come Continued Done Guidance Long Majority Minority More Need Needs Our Own Provides Rights Time Voting Way]
Rosa Parks was a woman of strength, conviction, and morality. Her action on December 1, 1955, to defy the law made her a leading figure in our nation's civil rights history. John Shimkus
[ Action Civil Conviction December Defy Figure Her History Law Leading Made Morality Nation Our Parks Rights Rosa Strength Woman]
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. Bart Stupak
[ Abortion Abortions Against Believe Dollar Every Federal Fund Include Language Law Month Out Pay Per Plus Provides Reproductive Rights Saying Senate Subsidies Take Totally Where Which]
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. Kendrick Meek
[ Act American Brave Civil Country Created Defiance Discrimination Every Facing Foundation Generations Hope Inspired Leaders Legal Mrs Parks Rights Rocked Sense Society]
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. Leah Ward Sears
[ Abroad Always America Been Democracy Here Human Ideals Ideas Inside Interested Just Laws Make Our Player Reflect Rights Struggle Very Wanted]
The most important of all rights is the right to life, and I cannot foresee a day when domesticated animals will be granted that right in law. J. M. Coetzee
[ Animals Cannot Day Domesticated Foresee Granted Important Law Life Most Right Rights Will]
Any Human Rights Council reform that allows countries that sponsor terrorism to remain as members, such as Cuba, is not real reform. And in the past, countries such as Libya, Iran and Syria have participated on this council. Michael McCaul
[ Allows Any Council Countries Cuba Human Iran Libya Members Participated Past Real Reform Remain Rights Sponsor Such Syria Terrorism]
What does it mean to be an American? While each of us may have our own specific answer to that question, we likely can agree on the basic principles of America: freedom, equal opportunity, and rights accompanied by responsibilities. Ben Nelson
[ Accompanied Agree America American Answer Basic Does Each Equal Freedom Likely May Mean Opportunity Our Own Principles Question Responsibilities Rights Specific Us While]
The photographs were never about me. They were always about the people who were laying their lives on the line for basic civil rights. I look back and I can't believe there was ever a time in this country when ANY citizen could not vote. The times were appalling. Charles Moore
[ Always Any Appalling Back Basic Believe Citizen Civil Could Country Ever Laying Line Lives Look Never Photographs Rights Their Time Times Vote Were]
We have the Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities. Bill Maher
[ Bill Need Responsibilities Rights]
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. Marty Meehan
[ Act Congress Due Expire Extend Federal Government Guarantees Including Next Parts Protected Rights Section Them Voting Will Year]
Well, they are critics of the Bush administration generally on the human rights record of the administration, and in particular, they are very, very critical of this use of science. Jane Mayer
[ Administration Bush Critical Critics Generally Human Particular Record Rights Science Use Very Well]
All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing, and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an independent and virtuous Judiciary. Andrew Jackson
[ Bubble Citizens Constitution Except Guaranteed Independent Judiciary Mere Nothing Rights Secured Them Under Virtuous Worth]
There are significant human rights abuses in China. In some areas, the situation is worse today than in the past. In other areas, there have been improvements. We will recognize the latter, and be critical of the former. Max Baucus
[ Abuses Areas Been China Critical Former Human Improvements Latter Other Past Recognize Rights Significant Situation Some Than Today Will Worse]
There is no consensus even today on the merits of Napoleon - and certainly no agreement on the rights and wrongs of the origins of the First World War. Douglas Hurd
[ Agreement Certainly Consensus Even First Merits Napoleon Origins Rights Today War World Wrongs]
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. Sheila Jackson Lee
[ Both Congress Done Empowering Marching Member Million Most Our Over Reproductive Rights Support Things Woman Women]
And I hereby distinctly and emphatically declare that I consider myself, and earnestly desire to be considered by others, as utterly divested, now and during the rest of my life, of any such rights, the barbarous relics of a feudal, despotic system. Robert Dale Owen
[ Any Barbarous Consider Considered Declare Desire Despotic Distinctly Divested During Earnestly Emphatically Feudal Hereby Life Myself Now Others Relics Rest Rights Such System Utterly]
What men value in this world is not rights but privileges. H. L. Mencken
[ Men Privileges Rights Value World]
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. Tom G. Palmer
[ Agency Cannot Equality Impose Means Moral Obligations Others Rights Simply Some Then Those Violated Would]
Some values must be universal, like human rights and the equal worth of every human being. Bjorn Ulvaeus
[ Being Equal Every Human Must Rights Some Universal Values Worth]
I rise today in support of Bill C-38, the Civil Marriage Act. I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded, rights are protected and the people of this land are treated as equals under the law. Paul Martin
[ Act Bill Canada Civil Equals Land Law Liberties Marriage Protected Rights Rise Safeguarded Support Today Treated Under Which]
My dreams for the future are simple: work, a happy, healthy family, a lovely long motorcycle ride, and continuing the struggle to awaken people to the need for serious human rights reform. Mike Farrell
[ Awaken Continuing Dreams Family Future Happy Healthy Human Long Lovely Motorcycle Need Reform Ride Rights Serious Simple Struggle Work]
The copyright bargain: a balance between protection for the artist and rights for the consumer. Robin Gross
[ Artist Balance Bargain Between Consumer Copyright Protection Rights]
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. James Earl Jones
[ Actors Army Beginning Black Came Certain Civil Created Energy Got Impetus Instance Just Movement New Out Rights Rumble World York]
The battle for women's rights has been largely won. Margaret Thatcher Equality
[ Battle Been Largely Rights Women Won]
I mean to defend the rights of individuals in a liberal prospect. Emma Bonino
[ Defend Individuals Liberal Mean Prospect Rights]
The world must know that America holds to the highest standards of military conduct and human rights protections. Anything less is unacceptable. Barbara Mikulski
[ America Anything Conduct Highest Holds Human Know Less Military Must Protections Rights Standards Unacceptable World]
The South resented giving the Afro-American his freedom, the ballot box and the Civil Rights Law. Ida B. Wells
[ Ballot Box Civil Freedom Giving His Law Resented Rights South]
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. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Conviction Discontent Enough Importance Justice Necessity Political Profound Required Revolution Rights Social Successful Thorough]
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. Mark Edwards
[ Attempted Back Could Demanded Get Hands Homestead Money More Neighborhood Outrageous Owner Purchase Records Rights Sum Than Time Times]
The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to "create" rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting. William J. Brennan, Jr.
[ Bill Create Designed Did Framers Government Infringing Liberties Our Presumed Prohibit Purport Rather Rights]
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. Omar Bongo
[ Access Also Care Countries Demonstrate Education Favor Generosity Health Human Implement North Only Other Principles Promoting Respecting Rights Solidarity]
The Constitution guarantees us our rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That's all. It doesn't guarantee our rights to charity. Jesse Ventura
[ Charity Constitution Guarantee Guarantees Happiness Liberty Life Our Pursuit Rights Us]
Conservatives believe in providing Constitutional rights to our citizens, not to enemy combatants like Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Mitt Romney
[ Believe Citizens Combatants Conservatives Constitutional Enemy Mohammed Our Providing Rights]
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. Adrian Cronauer
[ Electronic Natural Only Own Piece Private Property Resource Rights Spectrum Such Thing Which]
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. Elena Kagan
[ Also American Bounds Choices Course Court Ensuring Government Individuals Itself Limits Made Must Never Our Proper Recognize Respect Responsibility Rights Supreme Violates]
Since achieving their independence in 1992, the people of Croatia have built a democratic society based on the rule of law, respect for human rights, and a free market economy. Elton Gallegly
[ Achieving Based Built Croatia Democratic Economy Free Human Independence Law Market Respect Rights Rule Since Society Their]
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. Julius Rosenberg
[ Allegiance Am Bill Constitution Country Favor Heartily Our Owe Rights Times]
I ask the rights to pursue happiness by having a voice in that government to which I am accountable. Victoria Woodhull
[ Accountable Am Ask Government Happiness Having Pursue Rights Voice Which]
Sometimes it leads me even to hesitate whether I am strictly correct in my idea that all men are born to equal rights, for their conduct seems to me to contravene the doctrine. Benjamin F. Wade
[ Am Born Conduct Correct Doctrine Equal Even Hesitate Idea Leads Men Rights Seems Sometimes Strictly Their Whether]
No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people. Noah Webster
[ Any Basis Christian Evident Free Government Intended Mind More Must Privileges Religion Rights Secure Than Truth]
Human rights is a universal standard. It is a component of every religion and every civilization. Shirin Ebadi
[ Civilization Component Every Human Religion Rights Standard Universal]
What other nations call religious toleration, we call religious rights. They are not exercised in virtue of governmental indulgence, but as rights, of which government cannot deprive any portion of citizens, however small. Richard Mentor Johnson
[ Any Call Cannot Citizens Deprive Exercised Government Governmental However Indulgence Nations Other Portion Religious Rights Small Toleration Virtue Which]
A lot of attention has been going to social values - abortion, gay rights, other divisive issues - but economic values are equally important. Robert Reich
[ Abortion Attention Been Divisive Economic Equally Gay Going Important Issues Lot Other Rights Social Values]
Workers organized and fought for worker rights and food safety, Social Security and Medicare - they fought to change government. And they won. Sherrod Brown
[ Change Food Fought Government Medicare Organized Rights Safety Security Social Won Worker Workers]
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. Marquis de Lafayette
[ Duties Each Government Insurrection Most Portion Rights Sacred Violates]
For about ten years now, the struggle for democracy and the respect of human rights has been in the focus point - if not a commodity - of political groups aiming to rise to power. Omar Bongo
[ Aiming Been Commodity Democracy Focus Groups Human Now Point Political Power Respect Rights Rise Struggle Ten Years]
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was indeed a vital instrument of democracy, ensuring the integrity and reliability of a democratic process that we as a Country hold so dear. Charles Rangel
[ Act Country Dear Democracy Democratic Ensuring Hold Indeed Instrument Integrity Process Reliability Rights Vital Voting]
We receive reports now on a daily basis from our own people on the ground in Darfur on widespread atrocities and grave violations of human rights against the civilian population. Jan Egeland
[ Against Atrocities Basis Civilian Daily Darfur Grave Ground Human Now Our Own Population Receive Reports Rights Violations Widespread]
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. Jim Costa
[ Achieve Being Civil Great Hoped Inspire Movement Mrs Only Parks Revered Rights She Shy Soft Spoken Symbol Things Uncomfortable Woman Young]
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. Michael Ondaatje
[ Abroad Back Brought Chance Commission Crimes Educated Fate Gets Goes Grows Human Investigate Lanka Path Rights She Sri Through Up War]
We support President Truman's civil rights program. Eugenie Anderson
[ Civil President Program Rights Support Truman]
The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights. J. Paul Getty Business
[ Earth Inherit Meek Mineral Rights Shall]
I don't know of many evangelicals who want to deny gay couples their legal rights. However, most of us don't want to call it marriage, because we think that word has religious connotations, and we're not ready to see it used in ways that offend us. Tony Campolo
[ Because Call Couples Deny Evangelicals Gay However Know Legal Many Marriage Most Offend Ready Religious Rights See Their Think Us Used Want Ways Word]
So what we're talking about here is human rights. The right to live like a human. The right to live, period. And what we're facing in Africa is an unprecedented threat to human dignity and equality. Bono
[ Africa Dignity Equality Facing Here Human Live Period Right Rights Talking Threat Unprecedented]
In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and double one's duties. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Double Duties Marry Means Monogamous Our Part Rights World]
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. Morgan Freeman
[ Alive Civil Him His Jr Keep King Luther Major Martin Memory Our Owe Peace Prince Remembered Rights Something Will]
If we destroy human rights and rule of law in the response to terrorism, they have won. Joichi Ito
[ Destroy Human Law Response Rights Rule Terrorism Won]
Absolutely committed to spending the rest of my life as a spokesman for the rights of European Americans. David Duke
[ Absolutely Americans Committed European Life Rest Rights Spending Spokesman]
I, like many members of my generation, was concerned with segregation and the repeated violation of civil rights. Joseph E. Stiglitz
[ Civil Concerned Generation Many Members Repeated Rights Segregation Violation]
Government itself is founded upon the great doctrine of the consent of the governed, and has its cornerstone in the memorable principle that men are endowed with inalienable rights. Leland Stanford
[ Consent Cornerstone Doctrine Endowed Founded Governed Government Great Inalienable Itself Memorable Men Principle Rights Upon]
Most people, no doubt, when they espouse human rights, make their own mental reservations about the proper application of the word human. Suzanne Lafollette
[ Application Doubt Human Make Mental Most Own Proper Reservations Rights Their Word]
We must never forget that many around the globe are denied the basic rights we enjoy as Americans. If we are to continue enjoying these privileges and freedoms we must accept our mission of expanding democracy around the globe. James Inhofe
[ Accept Americans Around Basic Continue Democracy Denied Enjoy Enjoying Expanding Forget Freedoms Globe Many Mission Must Never Our Privileges Rights These]
The E.U. is more than just a trade organization or a common market; it is a guarantee of democracy, freedom, justice, and human rights. Nations cannot stay in the E.U. if they do not respect these guarantees. John Bruton
[ Cannot Common Democracy Freedom Guarantee Guarantees Human Just Justice Market More Nations Organization Respect Rights Stay Than These Trade]
True republicanism is the sovereignty of the people. There are natural and imprescriptible rights which an entire nation has no right to violate. Marquis de Lafayette
[ Entire Nation Natural Republicanism Right Rights Sovereignty True Violate Which]
In every commercial state, notwithstanding any pretension to equal rights, the exaltation of a few must depress the many. Adam Ferguson
[ Any Commercial Depress Equal Every Exaltation Few Many Must Notwithstanding Pretension Rights State]
Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection: they have many friends and few enemies. Wendell Phillips
[ Enemies Exist Few Friends Governments Loved Many Minorities Need Protect Protection Rich Rights]
The American people depend on these federal employees to process, investigate, and adjudicate applications for immigration rights and benefits in a timely and thorough manner. Joe Baca
[ American Applications Benefits Depend Employees Federal Immigration Investigate Manner Process Rights These Thorough Timely]
I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality. Alice Paul
[ Complicated Direction Doubted Equal Equality Most Never Nothing Ordinary Problems Reforms Right Rights]
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. Thomas Jefferson
[ Against Bill Entitled Every Government Inference Just Refuse Rest Rights Should]
We could in fact transport a person, say a kid who didn't know what it was like to be in a civil rights march. We could actually take you into that experience, so that you could better appreciate what happened and why it happened. Dexter S. King
[ Actually Appreciate Better Civil Could Experience Fact Happened Into Kid Know March Person Rights Say Take Transport Why]
The idea of cultural relativism is nothing but an excuse to violate human rights. Shirin Ebadi
[ Cultural Excuse Human Idea Nothing Relativism Rights Violate]
"Freedom from fear" could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights. Dag Hammarskjold
[ Could Fear Freedom Human Philosophy Rights Said Sum Up Whole]
The whole notion of land property rights in the Arab world is different from that in Europe. William Odom
[ Arab Different Europe Land Notion Property Rights Whole World]
The only way to do the human rights thing is to do the right thing medically. Paul Farmer
[ Human Medically Only Right Rights Thing Way]
And occasionally some of the nations that will be partners in this would probably not be, in terms of passing a pure human rights check, have everything going for them that you would like to have. Hugh Shelton
[ Check Everything Going Human Nations Occasionally Partners Passing Probably Pure Rights Some Terms Them Will Would]
A kid in an abusive home has far fewer rights than any POW. There is no Geneva Convention for kids. Andrew Vachss
[ Abusive Any Convention Far Fewer Geneva Home Kid Kids Pow Rights Than]
When I started graduate school I was interested in the culture of the Civil Rights Movement. Bernice Johnson Reagon
[ Civil Culture Graduate Interested Movement Rights School Started]
One of the biggest issues that we face is that we have people who have their own particular concerns, whether it's on abortion, birth control, divorce and remarriage, civil rights or social justice. William P. Leahy
[ Abortion Biggest Birth Civil Concerns Control Divorce Face Issues Justice Own Particular Rights Social Their Whether]
And I've tried to give us a higher profile. Typically, at a board meeting, we'd pass resolutions about the civil-rights issue of the day, but we'd never tell anyone. So I've instituted a policy of announcing our resolutions at the end of our meetings. Julian Bond
[ Announcing Anyone Board Day End Give Higher Instituted Issue Meeting Meetings Never Our Pass Policy Profile Resolutions Tell Tried Typically Us]
Throughout my life I have cared as deeply about the songs of all peoples as I have about the rights of all peoples. Theodore Bikel
[ Cared Deeply Life Peoples Rights Songs Throughout]
We should seek international support for our mutual objectives abroad, in promoting freedom, democracy, respect for human rights, and also the elimination of weapons of mass destruction. Robert Menendez
[ Abroad Also Democracy Destruction Elimination Freedom Human International Mass Mutual Objectives Our Promoting Respect Rights Seek Should Support Weapons]
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. Ron Paul
[ Element Esteem Free Held Highest Important Individual Initiation Most Rejection Rights Society Violence Where]
The only ground on which a neutral State can claim respect at the hands of belligerents is, that, so far as she is concerned, their rights are protected. Gerrit Smith
[ Claim Concerned Far Ground Hands Neutral Only Protected Respect Rights She State Their Which]
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. Rene Cassin
[ Beginning Character Commission Consequence Doubts Functions General Had Human Innovations Itself Rights Role Such These Vague]
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. Ann Robinson
[ Begin Community End Footage Good Hard Individual Legislate Number Put Question Rights Square Taste Terms Thing Where]
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. Allen Weinstein
[ Accountable Actions Citizens Counterparts Documenting Electronic Federal Government History Indispensable Nation Officials Paper Records Rights Their Which]
The classical writers... playwrights, Jacobean, Elizabethan playwrights, all showed areas of all classes and how they live and painted them pretty authentically. Timothy West
[ Areas Classes Classical Elizabethan How Live Painted Playwrights Pretty Showed Them Writers]
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased. Alexander Hamilton
[ Among Divinity Erased Hand Human Itself Mankind Nature Never Old Records Rights Sacred Sunbeam Volume Whole Written]
There are those who say to you - we are rushing this issue of civil rights. I say we are 172 years late. Hubert H. Humphrey
[ Civil Issue Late Rights Rushing Say Those Years]
I want to encourage our people, to educate our people to have the courage to understand and fight for their rights. Megawati Sukarnoputri
[ Courage Educate Encourage Fight Our Rights Their Understand Want]
The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth. Thomas J. Jackson
[ Country Earth Fighting His Makes Most Patriot Reliable Rights Soldier Volunteer]
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. Thomas Carlyle
[ Breeding Differs Good Gracefully High Insists Only Others Own Rather Remembers Rights Than]
As far as dramas are concerned, it's considered passe for playwrights to turn out anything the average person can understand. Ethel Merman
[ Anything Average Concerned Considered Dramas Far Out Passe Person Playwrights Turn Understand]
In this context, the church supports and favors every effort today to seek the full development of the personality of all human beings, and to promote their fundamental rights, their dignity and liberty. Claudio Hummes
[ Beings Church Context Development Dignity Effort Every Favors Full Fundamental Human Liberty Personality Promote Rights Seek Supports Their Today]
Tyranny Absolves all faith; and who invades our rights, However his own commence, can never be But an usurper. Henry Brooke
[ Commence Faith His However Invades Never Our Own Rights Tyranny]
Live with integrity, respect the rights of other people, and follow your own bliss. Nathaniel Branden
[ Bliss Follow Integrity Live Other Own Respect Rights Your]
Human rights are praised more than ever - and violated as much as ever. Anna Lindh
[ Ever Human More Much Praised Rights Than Violated]
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. Henry Hampton
[ After Attempt Black Civil Community Constituency Create Emotional Eyes Institutions Intellectual Moments Movement Pick Preserve Rights Story Such Tell Them Up]
There can be no assumption that today's majority is "right" and the Amish and others like them are "wrong." A way of life that is odd or even erratic but interferes with no rights or interests of others is not to be condemned because it is different. Warren E. Burger
[ Assumption Because Condemned Different Erratic Even Interests Interferes Life Majority Odd Others Right Rights Them Today Way Wrong]
You want to shut up every Negro who has the courage to stand up and fight for the rights of his people, for the rights of workers, and I have been on many a picket line for the steelworkers too. Paul Robeson
[ Been Courage Every Fight His Line Many Negro Picket Rights Shut Stand Too Up Want Workers]
Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home, remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan, among the winter snows, is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God, as can be your own. William E. Gladstone
[ Afghanistan Almighty Among Call Eye God Happiness Hill Him His Home Humble Inviolable Life Own Remember Rights Sanctity Savage Snows Villages Winter Your]
We really have to be willing to find out who we are instead of rebelling for the equal rights that we've been denied, that we do deserve. Andrew Cohen
[ Been Denied Deserve Equal Find Instead Out Really Rebelling Rights Willing]
I have great confidence in the universal value and in basic human rights and I have great confidence that referenda will eventually take root and become part of our daily lives in Taiwan. Chen Shui-bian
[ Basic Become Confidence Daily Eventually Great Human Lives Our Part Referenda Rights Root Taiwan Take Universal Value Will]
Since January 2002, when the United States began detaining at Guantanamo Bay enemy combatants captured in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other fronts in the war on terror, critics have complained of human rights abuses. Linda Chavez
[ Abuses Afghanistan Bay Began Captured Combatants Complained Critics Detaining Enemy Fronts Guantanamo Human Iraq January Other Rights Since States Terror United War]
As a human rights issue, the effort to end violence against women becomes a government's obligation, not just a good idea. Charlotte Bunch
[ Against Becomes Effort End Good Government Human Idea Issue Just Obligation Rights Violence Women]
The very purpose of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution is to protect minority rights against majority voters. Every court decision that strikes down discriminatory legislation, including past Supreme Court decisions, affirming the fundamental rights to marry the person you love, overrules a majority decision. David Boies
[ Affirming Against Bill Constitution Court Decision Decisions Discriminatory Down Every Fundamental Including Legislation Love Majority Marry Minority Past Person Protect Purpose Rights Strikes Supreme Very Voters]
The Republicans would like to take us back to a darker time, when corporations ruled and the underserved had no rights. Joe Baca
[ Back Corporations Darker Had Republicans Rights Ruled Take Time Us Would]
Our political and constitutional rights, so called, are but the natural and inherent rights of man, asserted, carried out, and secured by modes of human contrivance. Gerrit Smith
[ Asserted Called Carried Constitutional Contrivance Human Inherent Man Modes Natural Our Out Political Rights Secured]
It is quite clear that compelling content, which is made available on economic terms that respect the intellectual rights of owners, can be a tremendous spur to the growth of broadband networks. John Doerr
[ Available Broadband Clear Compelling Content Economic Growth Intellectual Made Networks Owners Quite Respect Rights Spur Terms Tremendous Which]
The idea is that the state doesn't have rights to limit individuals' wants and passions. I disagree with that. I think we absolutely have rights because there are consequences to letting people live out whatever wants or passions they desire. Rick Santorum
[ Absolutely Because Consequences Desire Disagree Idea Individuals Letting Limit Live Out Passions Rights State Think Wants Whatever]
We are forced by the major publishers to include electronic rights in the contracts we make with publishers for new books. And there's very little we can do about that. Richard Curtis
[ Books Contracts Electronic Forced Include Little Major Make New Publishers Rights Very]
Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights, science and its offspring technology have been used in this century as brutal instruments for oppression. John Charles Polanyi
[ Absence Been Brutal Century Human Instead Instruments Offspring Oppression Respect Rights Science Technology Used]
If women want any rights more than they's got, why don't they just take them, and not be talking about it. Sojourner Truth
[ Any Got Just More Rights Take Talking Than Them Want Why Women]
By gold all good faith has been banished; by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint. Sextus Propertius
[ Abused Banished Been End Every Faith Gold Good Influenced Itself Law Modest Our Restraint Rights Soon Will]
We must continue to have voting rights in the state, not to politicize this, but they must have a voice in the rebuilding effort in the community from which they have been displaced. Marc Morial
[ Been Community Continue Displaced Effort Must Politicize Rebuilding Rights State Voice Voting Which]
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample underfoot. Horace Greeley
[ Am Any Inferior Man Rights Trample Underfoot Whose]
I've been a very effective leader in the gay rights movement, though at times I've been controversial. Jean O'Leary
[ Been Controversial Effective Gay Leader Movement Rights Though Times Very]
The US constitution's First Amendment rights only cover Americans, but I believe that in a democracy the competition of ideas and free speech should combat beliefs that it does not agree with - more speech and debate, not censorship. Joichi Ito
[ Agree Amendment Americans Beliefs Believe Censorship Combat Competition Constitution Cover Debate Democracy Does First Free Ideas More Only Rights Should Speech Us]
It just seems to be a human trait to want to protect the speech of people with whom we agree. For the First Amendment, that is not good enough. So it is really important that we protect First Amendment rights of people no matter what side of the line they are on. Floyd Abrams
[ Agree Amendment Enough First Good Human Important Just Line Matter Protect Really Rights Seems Side Speech Trait Want Whom]
To no human charter am I indebted for my rights. Gerrit Smith
[ Am Charter Human Indebted Rights]
Iran's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons, support for international terrorist organizations, and abhorrent human rights practices pose one of the greatest threats to global security. Allyson Schwartz
[ Abhorrent Continued Global Greatest Human International Iran Nuclear Organizations Pose Practices Pursuit Rights Security Support Terrorist Threats Weapons]
Civil libertarians have raised concerns that some of the Patriot Act's provisions infringe on Constitutional rights. Those concerns are not supported by the facts. Roger Wicker
[ Act Civil Concerns Constitutional Facts Infringe Libertarians Patriot Provisions Raised Rights Some Supported Those]
Don't forget your great guns, which are the most respectable arguments of the rights of kings. Frederick The Great
[ Arguments Forget Great Guns Kings Most Respectable Rights Which Your]
Animal-rights advocates remind us of this admonition: The ways in which people treat animals will be reflected in how people relate to one another. William Greider
[ Advocates Animals Another How Reflected Relate Remind Treat Us Ways Which Will]
If the abstract rights of man will bear discussion and explanation, those of women, by a parity of reasoning, will not shrink from the same test. Mary Wollstonecraft
[ Abstract Bear Discussion Explanation Man Parity Reasoning Rights Same Shrink Test Those Will Women]
The rights of copyright holders need to be protected, but some draconian remedies that have been suggested would create more problems than they would solve. Patrick Leahy
[ Been Copyright Create Draconian Holders More Need Problems Protected Remedies Rights Solve Some Suggested Than Would]
The women's rights movement of the 1970s had not yet emerged; except for Bella Abzug, I had no women supporters. Constance Baker Motley
[ Emerged Except Had Movement Rights Supporters Women Yet]
As far as military necessity will permit, religiously respect the constitutional rights of all. George McClellan
[ Constitutional Far Military Necessity Permit Religiously Respect Rights Will]
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. John Hume
[ Civil Equality Movement Our Precisely Rights Same Sections States Thing Treatment United]
The First Amendment does not guarantee the press a constitutional right of special access to information not available to the general public, nor does it cloak the inmate with special rights of freedom of speech. Pete Wilson
[ Access Amendment Available Cloak Constitutional Does First Freedom General Guarantee Information Inmate Nor Press Public Right Rights Special Speech]
The quest for freedom, dignity, and the rights of man will never end. William J. Brennan
[ Dignity End Freedom Man Never Quest Rights Will]
The bill neither confers nor abridges the rights of anyone but simply declares that in civil rights there shall be equality among all classes of citizens and that all alike shall be subject to the same punishment. Lyman Trumbull
[ Alike Among Anyone Bill Citizens Civil Classes Confers Declares Equality Neither Nor Punishment Rights Same Shall Simply Subject]
I think Col. North is first a U.S. citizen and he has the same rights as you yourself do, sir. Fawn Hall
[ Citizen Col First North Rights Same Sir Think Yourself]
Additionally, any Human Rights Council reform that allows countries with despicable human rights records to remain as members, such as China and Saudi Arabia, is not real reform. Michael McCaul
[ Additionally Allows Any Arabia China Council Countries Despicable Human Members Real Records Reform Remain Rights Saudi Such]
I am an American citizen and feel I am entitled to the same rights as any other citizen. Nat King Cole
[ Am American Any Citizen Entitled Feel Other Rights Same]
The criteria for serving one's country should be competence, courage and willingness to serve. When we deny people the chance to serve because of their sexual orientation, we deprive them of their rights of citizenship, and we deprive our armed forces the service of willing and capable Americans. Diane Feinstein
[ Americans Armed Because Capable Chance Citizenship Competence Country Courage Criteria Deny Deprive Forces Orientation Our Rights Serve Service Serving Sexual Should Their Them Willing Willingness]
Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual. Thomas Jefferson
[ According Action Add Always Around Because Drawn Equal Individual Law Liberty Limits Often Others Our Rightful Rights Tyrant Us Violates Will Within]
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. Richard Attenborough
[ Believed Came Family Had Justify Life Luxurious Majority Man Order Quotes Related Rights Something Sort Us Whole World]
If you don't have the rights, you can't do the show. Roone Arledge
[ Rights Show]
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. Charles Rangel
[ African-Americans Brutally Civil Equality Fear Had Intimidation Justice Klan Mississippi Movement Murder Oppress Over Respond Rights Same Sought Used Way Workers Young]
When I went off to the army when I was 17 years old, I believed in America and the rights of freedom. But today I believe my government is lying to the American people and that my president, George Bush, is a criminal. Jack Herer
[ America American Army Believe Believed Bush Criminal Freedom George Government Lying Off Old President Rights Today Went Years]
I want each and every West Virginian to have bragging rights. I want to stop playing defense and start playing offense. So, together, let us grab the reins of history. Joe Manchin III
[ Bragging Defense Each Every Grab History Offense Playing Reins Rights Start Stop Together Us Want West]
And most importantly perhaps, children can learn about their rights, share their knowledge with the children of other nations, identify problems with them and establish how they might work together to address them. Carol Bellamy
[ Address Children Establish How Identify Importantly Knowledge Learn Might Most Nations Other Perhaps Problems Rights Share Their Them Together Work]
The ideas of the great playwrights are almost always larger than the experiences of even the best actors. Stella Adler
[ Actors Almost Always Best Even Experiences Great Ideas Larger Playwrights Than]
We like to engage in a normal publishing effort, which is to act in a responsible manner and make sure the material is not likely to harm anyone, that it is properly investigated by quality news organizations, and by lawyers and human rights groups and so on. Julian Assange
[ Act Anyone Effort Engage Groups Harm Human Investigated Lawyers Likely Make Manner Material News Normal Organizations Properly Publishing Quality Responsible Rights Sure Which]
I try to do that in this book without preaching - to try to do as you just said that you really have to defend the First Amendment rights of everybody. Floyd Abrams
[ Amendment Book Defend Everybody First Just Preaching Really Rights Said Try Without]
The House of Commons, refused to receive the addresses of the colonies, when the matter was pending; besides, we hold our rights neither from them nor from the Lords. Christopher Gadsden
[ Addresses Besides Colonies Commons Hold House Lords Matter Neither Nor Our Pending Receive Refused Rights Them]
There is no person in this room whose basic rights are not involved in any successful defiance to the carrying out of court orders. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Any Basic Carrying Court Defiance Involved Orders Out Person Rights Room Successful Whose]
The government of the United States is a device for maintaining in perpetuity the rights of the people, with the ultimate extinction of all privileged classes. Calvin Coolidge
[ Classes Device Extinction Government Maintaining Perpetuity Privileged Rights States Ultimate United]
No references to the need to fight terror can be an argument for restricting human rights. Vladimir Putin
[ Argument Fight Human Need References Restricting Rights Terror]
The predominant yardstick of your government is not human rights but national interests. Breyten Breytenbach
[ Government Human Interests National Predominant Rights Yardstick Your]
Therefore, states are equal in natural rights. William H. Seward
[ Equal Natural Rights States Therefore]
In Uzbekistan, hundreds of protesters were recently killed under the corrupt regime of President Karimov in what human rights groups are calling a massacre. Ed Markey
[ Calling Corrupt Groups Human Hundreds Killed Massacre President Protesters Recently Regime Rights Under Were]
But let her remember, that it is in Britain alone, that laws are equally favourable to liberty and humanity; that it is in Britain the sacred rights of nature have received their most awful ratification. Thomas Day
[ Alone Awful Britain Equally Favourable Her Humanity Laws Liberty Most Nature Received Remember Rights Sacred Their]
National sovereignty is an obligation as well as an entitlement. A government that will not perform the role of a government forfeits the rights of a government. Richard Perle
[ Entitlement Forfeits Government National Obligation Perform Rights Role Sovereignty Well Will]
When you sign with a label, they do insist upon certain rights, and if you have a competent attorney, your rights will be protected. Tommy Shaw
[ Attorney Certain Competent Insist Label Protected Rights Sign Upon Will Your]
The liberty of the Press is the Palladium of all the civil, political and religious rights of an Englishman. Junius
[ Civil Englishman Liberty Palladium Political Press Religious Rights]
What libertarians assert is simply that differences among normal adults do not imply different fundamental rights. Tom G. Palmer
[ Adults Among Assert Differences Different Fundamental Imply Libertarians Normal Rights Simply]
Well, it's the last step of the civil rights movement: You know, wrap your hands around some money, right? Russell Simmons
[ Around Civil Hands Know Last Money Movement Right Rights Some Step Well Wrap Your]
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. Neil Gaiman
[ Amendment Book Comic Comics Defense Fight Fighting First Freedom Fund Generally Legal Losing More Out Preserving Rights Sometimes Speech Winning]
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. Jim DeMint
[ Celebration Control Creating Creator Endowed Freedom Future Government Hope Iraqi Liberty Life Now Our Protects Rights Society Take Their Today Us]
Just as man can't exist without his body, so no rights can exist without the right to translate one's rights into reality, to think, to work and keep the results, which means: the right of property. Ayn Rand
[ Body Exist His Into Just Keep Man Means Property Reality Results Right Rights Think Translate Which Without Work]
I have also been attacked by my opponents as someone seeking to purge university faculties of leftist professors. This is false. The first provision of the Academic Bill of Rights is that no professor should be hired or fired because of his or her political views. I have never myself called for the firing of any professor for his or her political views, nor would I. David Horowitz
[ Academic Also Any Attacked Because Been Bill Called Faculties False Fired Firing First Her Hired His Leftist Myself Never Nor Opponents Political Professor Professors Provision Purge Rights Seeking Should Someone University ]
I want to work on respecting individuals' dignity. Equal rights, that's where my heart is. That means equal rights and benefits, and that's what we need. Christine Gregoire
[ Benefits Dignity Equal Heart Individuals Means Need Respecting Rights Want Where Work]
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. Pam Grier
[ Am Black Character Civil Fat How Judge Movement Rights Saying Short Skin Tall Thin Yellow]
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. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Am Defending Home Mother Real Right Rights Should Wife Woman Women]
Today, we stand as a united country and are much closer to the ideals set forth in our Constitution 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. Jim Ryun
[ Among Certain Closer Constitution Country Created Creator Endowed Equal Forth Happiness Ideals Liberty Life Men Much Our Pursuit Rights Set Stand Their These Today Unalienable United]
I am aware that in presenting myself as the advocate of the Indians and their rights, I shall stand very much alone. Sam Houston
[ Advocate Alone Am Aware Indians Much Myself Presenting Rights Shall Stand Their Very]
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. Judith Light
[ Against Aids Cure Fight Finding Focus Human Other Put Rights Things Two]
Truth and mercy require the exertion - never the suppression, of man's noble rights and powers. Gerrit Smith
[ Exertion Man Mercy Never Noble Powers Require Rights Suppression Truth]
Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men. Novalis
[ Christianity Democracy Fact Highest Men Rights Root]
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. Larry Flynt Government
[ Also Because Considering Five Individual Majority Only Rights Rule Sheep Supper Voting Wolves Works]
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. John Doolittle
[ Allowed Appear Charge Control Could Countries Criminal Determining Efforts Human Internet Online Put Questionable Range Records Rights Successful Were Where]
Let's deal with reality. 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. Eric Holder
[ American Appear Bin Corpse Courtroom Deal Laden Never Osama Reading Reality Rights Will]
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. Alphonso Jackson
[ Civil Class Individually Many Rise Understand]
With so many of our fundamental rights hanging in the balance, it is not good enough to simply roll the dice, hoping a nominee has changed his past views. It's not good enough to think, 'This is the best we can expect from this president'. Barbara Boxer
[ Balance Best Changed Dice Enough Expect Fundamental Good Hanging His Hoping Many Nominee Our Past President Rights Roll Simply Think Views]
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. Hassan Nasrallah
[ Because Found Front Give Line Minimum Negotiating Negotiations Now Ones Rights Their Them Were]
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. Suzanne Vega
[ Advocate Belongs Category Differently Feminist Human Humanist Rights Same See Should Someone Thought Why]
Since the ousting and capture of Saddam Hussein by U.S. forces, civil rights and personal freedoms have been restored in Iraq, as well as equal rights to all, not just to Saddam's entourage of terrorists. Jim Gerlach
[ Been Capture Civil Entourage Equal Forces Freedoms Hussein Iraq Just Personal Restored Rights Saddam Since Terrorists Well]
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. Esther Dyson
[ Away Became Began Civil Electronic Everybody Evolution Foundation Frontier General Government Hackers Liberties Rights Stay Take Then Well]
Civil rights leaders are involved in helping poor people. That's what I've been doing all my life. Andrew Young
[ Been Civil Doing Helping Involved Leaders Life Poor Rights]
Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual). Ayn Rand
[ Away Earth Function Individual Majorities Majority Minorities Minority Oppression Political Precisely Protect Public Right Rights Smallest Subject Vote]
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. Roland Emmerich
[ Acquire Actually Articles Behind Book Checked Decided Everything Fiction Found Incredible Lot Magazine Must Out Pure Rights Science Supported Theory Thought Went Which]
Well, I think that it is complicated in that the first four albums were all with Universal so they have the rights to that and therefore it is a lot easier for them to do that period. Geoff Downes
[ Albums Complicated Easier First Four Lot Period Rights Them Therefore Think Universal Well Were]
It was the biggest suppression of voting rights in our country's history since Jim Crow. And the thread of race runs from the beginning to the end of my book. Sidney Blumenthal
[ Beginning Biggest Book Country Crow End History Jim Our Race Rights Runs Since Suppression Thread Voting]
If you forgive people enough you belong to them, and they to you, whether either person likes it or not squatter's rights of the heart. James Hilton
[ Belong Either Enough Forgive Heart Likes Person Rights Them Whether]
This foundational principle - that human beings derive their rights from God, rather than from the State, or any other source - is what made America different. Ernie Fletcher
[ America Any Beings Derive Different Foundational God Human Made Other Principle Rather Rights Source State Than Their]
If a radical devolution of powers was possible, it would have been done before. The assumption of states' rights is gone. There's no support for it in the Supreme Court and there's no support for it in public opinion. James Q. Wilson
[ Assumption Been Before Court Done Gone Opinion Possible Powers Public Radical Rights States Support Supreme Would]
In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace. Wangari Maathai Environmental
[ Almost Between Conflict Connection Decades Democracy Environment Few Human May Obvious Peace Relationship Resources Rights See Seem Today]
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. Moshe Katsav
[ Arena Becoming Civil Community Country Hostile International Into Iran Isolated Limitations More Rights Severe Toward Turning]
By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door. Peter Ustinov
[ Away Danger Doing Door Increasing Keyhole Playwrights Size Today]
The word democracy has no meaning. Duty has gone. Only rights remain. Fiona Shaw
[ Democracy Duty Gone Meaning Only Remain Rights Word]
You look at the whole Human Rights questions, I happened to be there at just the right time when the country was awakening - this goes to the first question you asked - the whole country was awakening to a hundred years of injustice that hadn't been resolved yet. Birch Bayh
[ Asked Awakening Been Country First Goes Hadn Happened Human Hundred Injustice Just Look Question Questions Resolved Right Rights Time Whole Years Yet]
I think this society suffers so much from too much freedom, too many rights that allow people to be irresponsible. Boyd Rice Society
[ Allow Freedom Irresponsible Many Much Rights Society Suffers Think Too]
The platform we had in Dallas, the 1984 Republican platform, all the ideas we supported there - from tax policy, to foreign policy; from individual rights, to neighborhood security - are things that Jefferson Davis and his people believed in. Trent Lott
[ Believed Dallas Davis Foreign Had His Ideas Individual Jefferson Neighborhood Platform Policy Republican Rights Security Supported Tax Things]
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. Gavin Newsom
[ Artists Arts Been Every Film-Makers Francisco Generations Innovators Kind Leader Long Novelists Nurturing Painters Performing Playwrights Poets San Sculptors]
The only compensation, gained through the influence of nongovernmental organizations, consisted in slightly broadening for private individuals the possibility of access and appeal to the agencies enforcing the Covenant concerned with civil and political rights. Rene Cassin
[ Access Agencies Appeal Broadening Civil Compensation Concerned Consisted Covenant Enforcing Gained Individuals Influence Only Organizations Political Possibility Private Rights Slightly Through]
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. Glenn Beck
[ Again Been Believe Character Civil Color Content Deserves Equal Essence Everyone Faith Go Justice Lies Movement Over Pack Right Rights Shot Skin Sold Then]
When the government allocates monopoly rights to frequency, and there are only a handful in each community, it's picking the winners in the competition. Robert McChesney
[ Community Competition Each Frequency Government Handful Monopoly Only Picking Rights Winners]
The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less. Franklin P. Adams
[ Less Men More Nothing Republic Rights Their True Women]
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. Ivan Allen
[ Atlanta Being Civil Era Handled Happened How Lot Places Reasons Rights See Special Things Town Well]
I think clearly the United States, as well as other western nations, should stand by their commitments to human rights and democracy and should try to influence other countries to move in that direction. Samuel P. Huntington
[ Clearly Commitments Countries Democracy Direction Human Influence Move Nations Other Rights Should Stand States Their Think Try United Well Western]
Wherever there is a human being, I see God-given rights inherent in that being, whatever may be the sex or complexion. William Lloyd Garrison
[ Being Complexion God-Given Human Inherent May Rights See Sex Whatever Wherever]
The embattled gates to equal rights indeed opened up for modern women, but I sometimes think to myself; that is not what I meant by freedom, it is only social progress. Helene Deutsch
[ Equal Freedom Gates Indeed Meant Modern Myself Only Opened Progress Rights Social Sometimes Think Up Women]
Confirming John Roberts would endanger much of the progress made by the nation in civil rights over the past half century. Ralph Neas
[ Century Civil Confirming Endanger Half John Made Much Nation Over Past Progress Rights Roberts Would]
My image had always been very heterosexual, very straight. So it was a nice experience for me, a chance to clarify my own feelings about gay and lesbian civil rights. Bruce Springsteen
[ Always Been Chance Civil Clarify Experience Feelings Gay Had Heterosexual Image Lesbian Nice Own Rights Straight Very]
The global response to global terrorism must not endanger fundamental human rights and freedoms. Stjepan Mesic
[ Endanger Freedoms Fundamental Global Human Must Response Rights Terrorism]
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. Paul Tsongas
[ Affect China Civil Depression Directions Events Her His Ii Immune Intrude Larger Lives Our Radically Rights Spring These Time Upon Vietnam War World]
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. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Citizen Every Free Fruitful Good Heritage National Ought Our Part-Time Politics Preserve Privileges Profession Protect Rights Would]
Nothing gets a bigger laugh than when you refer to things like ethics or human rights. Ron Silver
[ Bigger Ethics Gets Human Laugh Nothing Refer Rights Than Things]
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. Jon Porter
[ Allow Believe Big Body Businesses Communities Decisions Economy Firmly Local Made Member Part Prosper Rights States Their These]
Judge Roberts has assured me personally that he has a healthy respect for precedent and the hard-won rights of Americans. Max Baucus
[ Americans Assured Hard-Won Healthy Judge Personally Precedent Respect Rights Roberts]
Clearly you need a new team to go out to bat on your behalf; to fight for your rights and to report back to you personally and to the leadership of the IFP. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Back Bat Behalf Clearly Fight Go Leadership Need New Out Personally Report Rights Team Your]
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. Nick Lampson
[ Ascendancy Been Democracy Democratically Elected Era Human Legislature Live Moreover Must President Rights See Taiwan Vibrant]
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. Ian Mckellen
[ Couples Fair Gay Horrific Image Know Long Ludicrous Marriage Married Only Relationships Responsibilities Rights Same Should Some Stable Standing]
The tragedy of the civil rights movement is that just as it achieved the beginning of the end of racial segregation, white educated elites became swept up in the glamour of the sexual revolution. Maggie Gallagher
[ Achieved Became Beginning Civil Educated Elites End Glamour Just Movement Racial Revolution Rights Segregation Sexual Swept Tragedy Up White]
The rights of the individual are greatly prized in the developed world, but in many other regions they are considered a luxury reserved for the impossibly wealthy. Silvia Cartwright
[ Considered Developed Greatly Individual Luxury Many Other Prized Regions Reserved Rights Wealthy World]
For a while we were chasing a book by Graham Greene to do Brighton Rock as a musical. We didn't get the rights, so we decided to create something from scratch, with Jonathan. By that time we were big fans of his work. Neil Tennant
[ Big Book Brighton Chasing Create Decided Fans Get Graham Greene His Jonathan Musical Rights Rock Scratch Something Time Were While Work]
The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Anything Battle Countenance Individual Long None Rights Should Standing Undermines Us Which Women]
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. Ernestine Rose
[ Another Being Government Land Laws Namely Principle Recognized Representation Represented Republic Rights She Spite Taxation Taxed Tyranny Voice Without]
I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary. Ronald Reagan
[ Act Civil Enforced Favor Must Necessary Rights]
Our funding is based on our support of ideas like limited government, individual rights and a strong defense. Richard Scaife
[ Based Defense Funding Government Ideas Individual Limited Our Rights Strong Support]
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. King Hussein I
[ Bases Built Come God Lebanese Looks National Occupied Palestinian Peace Question Questions Rights Shall Soil Stage Syrian Territories These Well Where Which Will Willing World]
In the new century, we should continue to work together to safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of the vast number of developing countries including China and India and promote the establishment of a just and equitable new international political and economic order. Li Peng
[ Century China Continue Countries Developing Economic Equitable Establishment Including India Interests International Just Legitimate New Number Order Political Promote Rights Safeguard Should Together Vast Work]
The pure connecting factor is that those of us who describe ourselves as feminists want equal rights for all people. Betty Buckley
[ Connecting Describe Equal Factor Feminists Ourselves Pure Rights Those Us Want]
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. Richard Perle
[ Accord American Americans Another Claim Community Members National Proper Rights Suspects Terrorist]
It is time in the West to defend not so much human rights as human obligations. Alexander Solzehnitsyn
[ Defend Human Much Obligations Rights Time West]
Understand that sexuality is as wide as the sea. Understand that your morality is not law. Understand that we are you. Understand that if we decide to have sex whether safe, safer, or unsafe, it is our decision and you have no rights in our lovemaking. Derek Jarman
[ Decide Decision Law Lovemaking Morality Our Rights Safe Safer Sea Sex Sexuality Understand Unsafe Whether Wide Your]
Nobody and nothing will stop Russia on the road to strengthening democracy and ensuring human rights and freedoms. Vladimir Putin
[ Democracy Ensuring Freedoms Human Nobody Nothing Rights Road Russia Stop Strengthening Will]
Individual and national rights to wealth rest on the basis of civil and international law, or at least of custom that has the force of law. Alfred Marshall
[ Basis Civil Custom Force Individual International Law Least National Rest Rights Wealth]
We have in the last two years, we have passed 350 legislation in the parliament, most of which deal with democratization, human rights, and of course, economy. Bulent Ecevit
[ Course Deal Democratization Economy Human Last Legislation Most Parliament Passed Rights Two Which Years]
All civil rights and the right to hold office were to be extended to persons of any Christian denomination. Roger Sherman
[ Any Christian Civil Denomination Extended Hold Office Persons Right Rights Were]
The rights of democracy are not reserved for a select group within society, they are the rights of all the people. Olof Palme
[ Democracy Group Reserved Rights Select Society Within]
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. Jonathan Coe
[ America Any Away Been Books Cent Far Most Never Only Regret Rights Saw Signed Successful World]
Away with that folly that her rights would be detrimental to her character - that if she were recognized as the equal to a man she would cease to be a woman! Ernestine Rose
[ Away Cease Character Detrimental Equal Folly Her Man Recognized Rights She Were Woman Would]
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. Bernice Johnson Reagon
[ Academic Background Came Civil Different Experience Focus Had Just Kind Most Movement Out Primary Rights Than Their Training]
When and under what conditions is the black man to have a free ballot? When is he in fact to have those full civil rights which have so long been his in law? Benjamin Harrison
[ Ballot Been Black Civil Conditions Fact Free Full His Law Long Man Rights Those Under Which]
The Saudi government's denial of basic rights to women is not only wrong, it hurts Saudi Arabia's economic development, modernization and prosperity. Barbara Boxer
[ Arabia Basic Denial Development Economic Government Hurts Modernization Only Prosperity Rights Saudi Women Wrong]
Anyone who said he wasn't afraid during the civil rights movement was either a liar or without imagination. I was scared all the time. My hands didn't shake but inside I was shaking. James L. Farmer, Jr.
[ Afraid Anyone Civil During Either Hands Imagination Inside Liar Movement Rights Said Scared Shake Shaking Time Without]
The time has come to underscore the fact that our and others' rights are contingent on our willingness to assert and defend them. John Charles Polanyi
[ Assert Come Contingent Defend Fact Others Our Rights Them Time Underscore Willingness]
We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others. Will Rogers
[ Civilization Learned Never Others Recognize Rights True Until Will]
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. Barbara Boxer
[ American Choose Democrats Dream Education Environment Fight Good Privacy Public Right Rights System Think Woman]
History has shown us that, on extraordinarily rare occasions, it becomes necessary for the federal government to intervene on behalf of individuals whose 14th Amendment rights to legal due process and equal protection may be violated by a state. Michael K. Simpson
[ Amendment Becomes Behalf Due Equal Extraordinarily Federal Government History Individuals Intervene Legal May Necessary Occasions Process Protection Rare Rights Shown State Us Violated Whose]
We must do all we can to help improve the deplorable human rights situation of the North Korean people. Evan Bayh
[ Deplorable Help Human Improve Korean Must North Rights Situation]
The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus. It's bogus because you could make exactly the same claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities. Tom Allen
[ Argument Because Bogus Claim Completely Could Ethnic Exactly Make Minorities Other Racial Religious Rights Same Side Special]
However saying that I totally support the concept of civil partnerships in the eyes of the law, and think it a disgrace that same sex couples have had to wait so long for legal rights, protection and recognition. Adam Rickitt
[ Civil Concept Couples Disgrace Eyes Had However Law Legal Long Partnerships Protection Recognition Rights Same Saying Sex Support Think Totally Wait]
We live in an age when it is cheaper to buy the rights to movies than to make them. Hayao Miyazaki
[ Age Buy Cheaper Live Make Movies Rights Than Them]
Protecting the rights of even the least individual among us is basically the only excuse the government has for even existing. Ronald Reagan
[ Among Basically Even Excuse Existing Government Individual Least Only Protecting Rights Us]
The Sherman Act is similar in the economics sphere to the Bill of Rights in the personal sphere. Harold H. Greene
[ Act Bill Economics Personal Rights Sherman Similar Sphere]
In regards to The Haunting, people compared it to the old movie, which is unfair. We didn't have the rights to the movie. I couldn't duplicate a single thing because that would have been legal infringement. Jan de Bont
[ Because Been Compared Duplicate Haunting Legal Movie Old Regards Rights Single Thing Unfair Which Would]
Through the years I have received my share of recognition for efforts in the fields of sports, the arts, the struggle for full citizenship for the Negro people, labor's rights and the fight for peace. Paul Robeson
[ Arts Citizenship Efforts Fields Fight Full Labor Negro Peace Received Recognition Rights Share Sports Struggle Through Years]
These our great natural rights we keep to ourselves; we will not have them tampered with; respecting them we give to you no commission whatsoever. Caleb Cushing
[ Commission Give Great Keep Natural Our Ourselves Respecting Rights Tampered Them These Whatsoever Will]
I tend to think of all the songs the same - I give them all kind of equal rights. Jules Shear
[ Equal Give Kind Rights Same Songs Tend Them Think]
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. Patricia Ireland
[ Amendment Equal Family Fighting Had Head Late Law Learn Legal Louisiana Man Master Our Rights School Shocked Started States Still System Traditionally Were]
Government should work to insure the rights of the individual, not plot to take them away. Lyn Nofziger
[ Away Government Individual Insure Plot Rights Should Take Them Work]
After one year in the Texas League, the American League bought the rights to my contract. They optioned me back to the Texas League for the 1970 season. Jim Evans
[ After American Back Bought Contract League Rights Season Texas Year]
The last thing the Department of Homeland Security is about is infringing on anybody's constitutionally protected rights. Janet Napolitano
[ Anybody Constitutionally Department Homeland Infringing Last Protected Rights Security Thing]
I have always believed that I should have had no difficulty in causing my rights to be respected. Eli Whitney
[ Always Believed Causing Difficulty Had Respected Rights Should]
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. Jim Gibbons
[ Abortion Against Animal Because How Know Life Loss Possibly Rights Same These Unborn Very Want War]
Politics are for foreigners with their endless wrongs and paltry rights. Politics are a lousy way to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort. P. J. O'Rourke
[ Done Endless Foreigners Get God Infinite Last Lousy Mercy Paltry Politics Resort Rights Their Things Way Wrongs]
The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and the laborer... form the great body of the people of the United States, they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws. Andrew Jackson
[ Body Bone Country Desire Equal Farmer Form Great Laborer Laws Liberty Love Mechanic Men Nothing Planter Rights Sinew States United]
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. Elihu Root
[ Against Among Conception Constitutional Duties Government Great Important Just Living Mass More Nation Nothing Others Owes Peace Preservation Rights Secure Than Their Under Which]
Music video directors, who conceive, write and direct these works, enjoy no creative rights, receive no ongoing financial benefit from the sale of our work, and many times are not even credited. Michael Apted
[ Benefit Conceive Creative Credited Direct Directors Enjoy Even Financial Many Music Ongoing Our Receive Rights Sale These Times Video Work Works Write]
What, Sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army, the bane of liberty. Whenever governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people, they always attempt to destroy the militia, in order to raise an army upon their ruins. Elbridge Gerry
[ Always Army Attempt Bane Destroy Establishment Governments Invade Liberties Liberty Mean Militia Order Prevent Raise Rights Ruins Sir Standing Their Upon Use Whenever]
Once you give up rights, they're not going to give them back. Aaron McGruder
[ Back Give Going Once Rights Them Up]
Saddam Hussein wrote the book on human rights violations. Curt Weldon
[ Book Human Hussein Rights Saddam Violations Wrote]
A few years ago, there were requests to me, Can we make this? I said that I have no rights. Contact the Hitchcock estate, which won't release it for a remake. Patricia Highsmith
[ Ago Contact Estate Few Hitchcock Make Release Remake Requests Rights Said Were Which Won Years]
Eight generations of African-Americans are still waiting to achieve their rights - compensation and restitution for the hundreds of years during which they were bought and sold on the market. Cynthia McKinney
[ Achieve African-Americans Bought Compensation During Eight Generations Hundreds Market Restitution Rights Sold Still Their Waiting Were Which Years]
I don't believe gun owners have rights. Sarah Brady
[ Believe Gun Owners Rights]
As a civil rights leader, Mrs. King's vision of racial peace and nonviolent social change was a fortifying staple in advancing the civil rights movement. James T. Walsh
[ Advancing Change Civil Fortifying King Leader Movement Mrs Nonviolent Peace Racial Rights Social Staple Vision]
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities. Ayn Rand
[ Cannot Claim Defenders Deny Earth Individual Minorities Minority Rights Smallest Those]
As a strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment rights, I believe tougher enforcement of our nation's existing gun laws must be done before any more laws are enacted and put on the books. Jeff Miller
[ Amendment Any Before Believe Books Done Enacted Enforcement Existing Gun Laws More Must Nation Our Put Rights Strong Supporter Tougher]
My aim is to show that those governments that violate the rights of people by invoking the name of Islam have been misusing Islam. Shirin Ebadi
[ Aim Been Governments Invoking Islam Name Rights Show Those Violate]
Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda. Bennie Thompson
[ Agenda Any Aside Both Court Fairly Individual Interpret Justice Law Next Nominee Political Possess Protecting Put Record Rights Should Strong Successful Supreme Temperament Willingness Wisdom]
Respect for the rights of others means peace. Benito Juarez
[ Means Others Peace Respect Rights]
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. John L. Lewis
[ Advancing Being Blood Defense Elsewhere Families Front Gas Going Homes Hosts Industry Intelligent Labor Made Men Permanent Progress Rights Steel Their Through Were While]
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. Carol Bellamy
[ Again Aware Become Children Crucial Education Enables Exercise Future Helps Here Manner More Once Own Respectful Rights Shape Their Them Which]
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. Charles Inglis
[ Band Blessings Disturbed Individuals Injuries Interests Interrupted Moment Preserves Respective Rights Secures Source Their Them Unites Vanish Which Wholly]
I always believed that women have rights and that there are some women that are intelligent enough to claim those rights. There are some others that are stupid enough not to. Shakira
[ Always Believed Claim Enough Intelligent Others Rights Some Stupid Those Women]
Liberty, freedom and democracy are very fuzzy words, but human rights is very specific. Joichi Ito
[ Democracy Freedom Fuzzy Human Liberty Rights Specific Very Words]
Historically, the judicial branch has often been the sole protector of the rights of minority groups against the will of the popular majority. Diane Watson
[ Against Been Branch Groups Historically Judicial Majority Minority Often Popular Protector Rights Sole Will]
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. Andrew Jackson
[ Administered Conscience Defending Good Government Liberty Long Our Persons Press Property Regulated Rights Secures Their Us Will Worth]
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. Bob Edwards
[ Ambitions Antiwar Apart Because Civil College Coming Focused Got Interested Movement News Radio Right Rights Toward Women World]
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. Queen Victoria
[ Anxious Cannot Checking Contain Enlist Everyone Folly Furious Herself Mad Makes Most Queen Rights She Subject Which Wicked Women]
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. Charles E. Wilson
[ Advantage Agreement Approach Bargaining Clarifies Collective Concerned Establishes Only Operates Out Parties Principles Responsibilities Rights Sound Work]
The records of adopted children are sealed in California. That seal is considered inviolable... The judge ruled that, because I was famous, he didn't have the same rights as other kids. Danielle Steel
[ Adopted Because California Children Considered Famous Inviolable Judge Kids Other Records Rights Ruled Same Seal Sealed]
By 1962, King had become, by the media's reckoning, the new civil rights leader. Constance Baker Motley
[ Become Civil Had King Leader Media New Reckoning Rights]
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. Diane Wood
[ Any Bill Careless Chose Constitution Document Framers James Lecture Madison Named Neither Nor Oblivious Other Otherwise Rights Unaware Were Whom Words]
By ratifying the Convention, governments become legally bound to implement the rights therein. Carol Bellamy
[ Become Bound Convention Governments Implement Legally Rights Therein]
But today, government is taking those rights from us, pretending that it gives us our rights. Indeed, those rights come from God, and it was recognized throughout our history as such. Roy Moore
[ Come Gives God Government History Indeed Our Pretending Recognized Rights Such Taking Those Throughout Today Us]
Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property; together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can. Samuel Adams
[ Among Best Colonists Defend First Liberty Life Manner Natural Property Right Rights Secondly Them These Thirdly Together]
The nation's government has just handed me the bill that grants us our civil rights. I am receiving it before you, certain that I am accepting this on behalf of all Argentinean women, and I can feel my hands tremble with joy as they grasp the laurel proclaiming victory. Evita Peron
[ Accepting Am Argentinean Before Behalf Bill Certain Civil Feel Government Grants Grasp Handed Hands Joy Just Laurel Nation Our Proclaiming Receiving Rights Tremble Us Victory Women]
The diversity in the faculties of men, from which the rights of property originate, is not less an insuperable obstacle to an uniformity of interests. The protection of these faculties is the first object of government. James Madison
[ Diversity Faculties First Government Insuperable Interests Less Men Object Obstacle Originate Property Protection Rights These Uniformity Which]
We remain at peace with all nations, and no efforts on my part consistent with the preservation of our rights and the honor of the country shall be spared to maintain a position so consonant to our institutions. Martin Van Buren
[ Consistent Country Efforts Honor Institutions Maintain Nations Our Part Peace Position Preservation Remain Rights Shall Spared]
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. Calvin Coolidge
[ Any Body Challenge Corresponding Declaration Duly Established Existed Laws Men Natural Nature Protection Recognized Rights Show Speak Their Until Were Where]
It puts limits on criminals' rights to destroy unborn children without the permission of the woman. Lindsey Graham
[ Children Criminals Destroy Limits Permission Puts Rights Unborn Without Woman]
Every one of my positions cuts - out half the country. I'm pro-choice, I'm pro-gay rights, I'm pro-immigration, I'm against guns, I believe in Darwin. Michael Bloomberg
[ Against Believe Country Cuts Darwin Every Guns Half Out Positions Pro-Choice Rights]
I do not believe that defending traditional marriage between one man and one woman excludes anybody or usurps anybody's civil rights and denies anybody their civil rights. Alan Autry
[ Anybody Believe Between Civil Defending Denies Excludes Man Marriage Rights Their Traditional Woman]
These are all voluntary resources which help parents sort out the choices without infringing on the artists' rights to free speech, which is something that we respect. Tipper Gore
[ Artists Choices Free Help Infringing Out Parents Resources Respect Rights Something Sort Speech These Voluntary Which Without]
The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another. George Bancroft
[ Another Class Fears Measure Men Rights]
The right to be let alone is the underlying principle of the Constitution's Bill of Rights. Erwin Griswold
[ Alone Bill Constitution Principle Right Rights Underlying]
Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims. Ayn Rand
[ Against Dangerous Disarmed Force Government Holds Legal Legally Man Monopoly Most Physical Potentially Rights Threat Use Victims]
When a person is humiliated, when his rights are being violated, and he does not have the proper education, naturally he gravitates toward terrorism. Shirin Ebadi
[ Being Does Education His Humiliated Naturally Person Proper Rights Terrorism Toward Violated]
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. Jimmy Carter
[ Devoted Generation Happiness Human Inhabitants Liberty Life Nourishment Nuclear Ours Physical Planet Pursuit Resources Rights Spiritual Survival Whose]
Government, which does not and did not grant us our rights, must not now seek to deny them by using fear as its justification. Malcolm Wallop
[ Deny Did Does Fear Government Grant Justification Must Now Our Rights Seek Them Us Using Which]
Every man, when he comes to be sensible of his natural rights, and to feel his own importance, will consider himself as fully equal to any other person whatever. Joseph Priestley
[ Any Comes Consider Equal Every Feel Fully Himself His Importance Man Natural Other Own Person Rights Sensible Whatever Will]
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. James H. Meredith
[ Administration Citizen Considered Day Enforce Engaged Federal Force Government Into Kennedy Military Myself Objective Position Rights States Time United Use War Where Would]
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. Pete Stark
[ Abuse Act American Background Basic Constitutional Every Everyone Free Government Gross Intrusion Live Our Patriot Power Provisions Regardless Reign Repealing Restore Right Rights Their Unwarranted Will Worst]
There is no room for legal hair-splitting when it comes to the humane treatment of detainees - not in a nation founded on the rule of law and respect for human rights. Dick Durbin
[ Comes Detainees Founded Human Humane Law Legal Nation Respect Rights Room Rule Treatment]
Up until, really, Roosevelt, African-Americans largely voted ninety per cent Republican. That was the political origins, that's what their political voice was in the Republican party. During that history, that last sixty or seventy years of history, the Republican party effectively walked away from the community. They were afraid to really embrace civil rights even though they embraced civil rights legislation. And so it's not enough to just to put it on paper, you gotta actually show up and be in the community, and understand what that struggle was really about. Michael Steele
[ Actually Afraid African-Americans Away Cent Civil Community During Effectively Embrace Embraced Enough Even Gotta History Just Largely Last Legislation Ninety Origins Paper Party Per Political Put Really Republican Rights Roos]
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. Anna Lindh
[ Balanced Democracy Development Economic Environmental Global Human International Law Markets Must Respect Rights Security Such Sustainable Values]
Without amendments we would never even have had the Bill of Rights. Adrian Cronauer
[ Amendments Bill Even Had Never Rights Without Would]
Relativism should be confronted where it damages fundamental human rights, because we're not relativists if we believe that the human being should be at the centre of society and the rights of every human being should be respected. Rocco Buttiglione
[ Because Being Believe Centre Confronted Damages Every Fundamental Human Relativism Respected Rights Should Society Where]
The French revolution taught us the rights of man. Thomas Sankara
[ French Man Revolution Rights Taught Us]
Somebody who was born in this country who visited China would later face difficulty getting back in to the USA. We have to keep in mind that the struggles of the Chinese against these exclusion laws really laid down the foundations of civil rights law. Iris Chang
[ Against Back Born China Chinese Civil Country Difficulty Down Exclusion Face Foundations Getting Keep Laid Later Law Laws Mind Really Rights Somebody Struggles These Usa Visited Would]
The United States' administrations... must recognize that Iran is a big power. Having said that, we consider ourselves to be a human force and a cultural power and hence a friend of other nations. We have never sought to dominate others or to violate the rights of any other country. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
[ Administrations Any Big Consider Country Cultural Dominate Force Friend Having Hence Human Iran Must Nations Never Other Others Ourselves Power Recognize Rights Said Sought States United Violate]
It was the best route to get folks to understand segregation fast. Civil rights and women's rights had a clear history. Making the transition to rights for people with disabilities became easier because we had the history of the other two. Major Owens
[ Became Because Best Civil Clear Disabilities Easier Fast Folks Get Had History Making Other Rights Route Segregation Transition Two Understand Women]
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. Sonia Johnson
[ Amendment Beautiful Church Equal Feeling Help Liked Name Opposing Rights Something Uneasy]
Being a humanitarian, supporting animal rights activists, human rights activists, it's all the same. Daryl Hannah
[ Activists Animal Being Human Humanitarian Rights Same Supporting]
I maintain that every civil rights bill in this country was passed for white people, not for black people. Stokely Carmichael
[ Bill Black Civil Country Every Maintain Passed Rights White]
Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights. John Wooden
[ Before Consider Feelings Others Own Rights Your]
Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity. Imelda Marcos
[ Basic Comfort Concerns Country Dignity Family Human Justice Life Matter Place Rather Rights Things]
Some politicians are aware of the Bill of Rights. It seems that the opposition party is far more likely to invoke it, to wave it in the air, this is what we saw from a lot of republicans during the Clinton Administration, and we are seeing the same from Democrats under Bush. James Bovard
[ Administration Air Aware Bill Bush Clinton Democrats During Far Invoke Likely Lot More Opposition Party Politicians Republicans Rights Same Saw Seeing Seems Some Under Wave]
The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for corporate industry to right their economic wrongs, to alleviate their social agony and to grant them their political rights. Despairing of fair treatment, they resolved to do something for themselves. John L. Lewis
[ Agony Alleviate Corporate Despairing Economic Fair Grant Industry Nation Political Resolved Right Rights Social Something Their Them Themselves Tired Treatment Waiting Were Workers Wrongs]
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. Matthew Perry
[ Actually Believe Idea Love Miss Out Right Rights Timing]
Now, I think that in acknowledging that every individual Member of Parliament and indeed every individual member of the Labour Party, has rights to express their view in a spirit of tolerance. Ron Davies
[ Acknowledging Every Express Indeed Individual Labour Member Now Parliament Party Rights Spirit Their Think Tolerance View]
The treatise found that he was perfectly within his rights to use them. Michael Scheuer
[ Found His Perfectly Rights Them Treatise Use Within]
Ukraine is also successfully moving toward democracy and making progress expanding freedoms and rights to its people. We can help Ukraine achieve these goals and improve its economy by normalizing trade relations. Vito Fossella
[ Achieve Also Democracy Economy Expanding Freedoms Goals Help Improve Making Moving Progress Relations Rights Successfully These Toward Trade Ukraine]
It is an honor to be awarded with such a high rating from an organization as well respected as the NAACP. I am pleased that the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the nation, has recognized my voting record. Joe Baca
[ Am Awarded Civil High Honor Largest Naacp Nation Oldest Organization Pleased Rating Recognized Record Respected Rights Such Voting Well]
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. Hideki Tojo
[ Causes China Exclusion Goods Illegal Incident Insult Japan Japanese Persecution Residents Rights Throughout Violation Were]
We've talked more about civil rights after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 than we talked about it before 1964. Clarence Thomas
[ Act After Before Civil More Rights Talked Than]
We would be false to our trust if we allowed the time it takes to give effect to constitutional rights to be used as the very reason for taking away those rights. Frank Murphy
[ Allowed Away Constitutional Effect False Give Our Reason Rights Takes Taking Those Time Trust Used Very Would]
I didn't say 'former president,' I said 'president,' and I have the constitutional rights according to the constitution, including immunity from prosecution. Saddam Hussein
[ According Constitution Constitutional Former Immunity Including President Prosecution Rights Said Say]
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. Eric Holder
[ American Appear Bin Captured Corpse Courtroom His Killed Know Laden Never Osama Own Reading Reality Rights Us Will]
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. Anna Lindh
[ Accepted Compromise Excuse Fight Human Law Methods Must Never Others Our Respect Rights Rule Terrorism Together Used]
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. Marilyn Monroe
[ Am Belonging Demanded Few Freedom Involved Loss Minority Our Protesting Remaining Ride Right Rights Stars Twinkle]
I have encountered riotous mobs and have been hung in effigy, but my motto is: Men's rights are nothing more. Women's rights are nothing less. Susan B. Anthony
[ Been Encountered Hung Less Men Mobs More Motto Nothing Rights Women]
We oppose occupation of land by force and we believe in dialogue as the method for regaining Arab rights. This is the spirit of the Great Arab Revolt. King Hussein I
[ Arab Believe Dialogue Force Great Land Method Occupation Oppose Regaining Revolt Rights Spirit]
There is no contradiction between effective law enforcement and respect for civil and human rights. Dr. King did not stir us to move for our civil rights to have them taken away in these kinds of fashions. Dorothy Height
[ Away Between Civil Contradiction Did Dr Effective Enforcement Fashions Human Kinds King Law Move Our Respect Rights Stir Taken Them These Us]
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. Jonathan Lethem
[ Arts Belief Civil Diversity Ideals Movement Our Overwhelming Parents Religion Rights These Those Values Virtue Were Worshipped]
Now that copyrights can be just about a century long, the inability to know what is protected and what is not protected becomes a huge and obvious burden on the creative process. Lawrence Lessig
[ Becomes Burden Century Creative Huge Inability Just Know Long Now Obvious Process Protected]
Nothing could be more insulting to me than the concept of civil rights. It means perpetual second-class citizenship for me and my kind. James H. Meredith
[ Citizenship Civil Concept Could Insulting Kind Means More Nothing Perpetual Rights Second-Class Than]
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. Ted Olson
[ Americans Constitution Court Fundamental Held Marriage Most Our Repeatedly Rights States Supreme Under United]
From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own. Carl Schurz Equality
[ Blow Cannot Dangerous Equality Highest Identity Interests Neighbor Our Own Rights Springs Striking Subvert Without Your]
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight. Bob Marley
[ Fight Get Give Rights Stand Up Your]
If China wants to be a constructive, active player in the world economy, it's got to respect intellectual property rights or it makes it pretty impossible to do business with them. Dan Glickman
[ Active Business China Constructive Economy Got Impossible Intellectual Makes Player Pretty Property Respect Rights Them Wants World]
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. John Yoo
[ Advocates Al Bush Claim Conventions Decision Deny Example Fighters Geneva Human-Rights Iraqi Legal Piece President Prisoners Qaeda Status Taliban Under War]
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. Linda Chavez
[ Acts Allowed Basic Blacks Cruelty Denied Encouraged Engage Human Look Most Other Prejudice Rights Southerners Their Them Unspeakable Violence Way Were White Worst]
And government's only role is to secure our rights for us. Roy Moore
[ Government Only Our Rights Role Secure Us]
The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues. Bianca Jagger
[ Asked Began British Campaign Commitment Cross Fundraising Help Human Issues Justice Life Nicaragua Point Red Rights Them Turning Victims War]
House was the first film where I had no influence on the script. I had to buy the script with the game rights. Uwe Boll
[ Buy Film First Game Had House Influence Rights Script Where]
Communities don't have rights. Only individuals in the community have rights. Michael Badnarik
[ Communities Community Individuals Only Rights]
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. Orson Pratt
[ Among Asserted Authority Children During Endeavoured Establish Four God Government His Last Laws Men Own Rights Thousand Times Various Years]
It is unfortunate that Americans are no longer aware of what the constitution says and what their rights are. Because of that, we are often very passive about what happens when the government violates those rights. James Bovard
[ Americans Aware Because Constitution Government Happens Longer Often Passive Rights Says Their Those Unfortunate Very Violates]
And it's one thing to give people freedom and something else to deny the rights of Christians to assert their faith in order to keep Hindus from feeling upset. Pat Robertson
[ Assert Christians Deny Else Faith Feeling Freedom Give Hindus Keep Order Rights Something Their Thing Upset]
The civil rights movement would experience many important victories, but Rosa Parks will always be remembered as its catalyst. Jim Costa
[ Always Catalyst Civil Experience Important Many Movement Parks Remembered Rights Rosa Victories Will Would]
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. James Monroe
[ Any Defence Does European Injuries Invaded Make Matters Never Only Our Part Policy Powers Preparation Relating Resent Rights Seriously Taken Themselves Wars]
The issue of civil rights was too much for the establishment to handle. One of the chapters of history that's least studied by historians is the 300 to 500 riots in the U.S. between 1965 and 1970. Tom Hayden
[ Between Chapters Civil Establishment Handle Historians History Issue Least Much Rights Riots Studied Too]
As long as enough people can be frightened, then all people can be ruled. That is how it works in a democratic system and mass fear becomes the ticket to destroy rights across the board. James Bovard
[ Across Becomes Board Democratic Destroy Enough Fear Frightened How Long Mass Rights Ruled System Then Ticket Works]
Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood. Jimmy Carter
[ Because Foreign Human Our Policy Rights Sense Soul Very]
Israeli Arabs have more political rights than any other Arabs in the Middle East, including their compatriots in the Palestinian Authority. Jack Schwartz
[ Any Arabs Authority Compatriots East Including Israeli Middle More Other Palestinian Political Rights Than Their]
Habituated from our Infancy to trample upon the Rights of Human Nature, every generous, every liberal Sentiment, if not extinguished, is enfeebled in our Minds. George Mason
[ Every Extinguished Generous Human Infancy Liberal Minds Nature Our Rights Sentiment Trample Upon]
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. John Bruton
[ Another Areas Country Course Education Ensure Eu Further Health Member Moving Must Obligations Rights Road Safety States Their Understand Work]
A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Fight Harder His Interests Man Rights Than Will]
Emancipation from every kind of bondage is my principle. I go for recognition of human rights, without distinction of sect, party, sex, or color. Ernestine L. Rose
[ Bondage Color Distinction Emancipation Every Go Human Kind Party Principle Recognition Rights Sect Sex Without]
Our economic freedom is founded on individual property rights; government should never be permitted to take those away. Ernest Istook
[ Away Economic Founded Freedom Government Individual Never Our Permitted Property Rights Should Take Those]
And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms. Aleksander Kwasniewski
[ Civilized Common Countries Democratic Fulfillment Guarantees Human Means Mechanisms More Nato Our Protection Region Responsibility Rights Security Standards Think Us World]
If you don't want women to do whatever they need to do then you must provide them with food, you must provide them with shelter and their basic human rights. Emma Thompson
[ Basic Food Human Must Need Provide Rights Shelter Their Them Then Want Whatever Women]
All that I can tell you is, that I used my humble powers to the uttermost, and raised my voice in behalf of Human Rights in general, and the elevation and Rights of Woman in particular, nearly all my life. Ernestine L. Rose
[ Behalf Elevation General Human Humble Life Nearly Particular Powers Raised Rights Tell Used Uttermost Voice Woman]
Currently, the United States provides 22 percent of the U.N. annual budgets, over $900 million in fiscal year 2007, and some of that funding goes to the Human Rights Council. Michael McCaul
[ Annual Budgets Council Currently Fiscal Funding Goes Human Million Over Percent Provides Rights Some States United Year]
In Canada, women's rights are a vital part of our effort to build a society of real equality - not just for some, but for all Canadians. A society in which women no longer encounter discrimination nor are shut out from opportunities open to others. Paul Martin
[ Build Canada Canadians Discrimination Effort Encounter Equality Just Longer Nor Open Opportunities Others Our Out Part Real Rights Shut Society Some Vital Which Women]
As though there were a tie And obligation to posterity. We get them, bear them, breed, and nurse: What has posterity done for us. That we, lest they their rights should lose, Should trust our necks to gripe of noose? John Trumbull
[ Bear Breed Done Get Lest Lose Necks Noose Nurse Obligation Our Posterity Rights Should Their Them Though Tie Trust Us Were]
Our government just won't enforce civil rights laws. The laws will be ignored. Major Owens
[ Civil Enforce Government Ignored Just Laws Our Rights Will Won]
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. Ernest Istook
[ Beliefs Enjoy Express Iraq Property Protesting Provide Public Religious Rights Same Should Their Those Want War]
I marched back then - I was in a civil-rights musical, Fly Blackbird, and we met Martin Luther King. George Takei
[ Back Fly King Luther Marched Martin Met Musical Then]
It was a particularly interesting and exciting time, and the European political and artistic establishment was turned on by the Civil Rights Movement and the artistic revolution that was becoming a part of jazz. Archie Shepp
[ Artistic Becoming Civil Establishment European Exciting Interesting Jazz Movement Part Particularly Political Revolution Rights Time Turned]
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. Shirley Chisholm
[ Civil Comes Conflict Counted Decades Excuse House Known Last Liberals Resemble Rights Show Side Strongly Themselves Through Time Two Which Will]
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. William Godwin
[ Active Assistance Cases Certain Forbearance Kinds List Man Men Other Passive Possess Real Right Rights Supposed Two]
Rights come from God, not from government. Roy Moore
[ Come God Government Rights]
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. Cliff Stearns
[ Amendment Around Been Desirable Firearms First Generations Highly Industry Millions Product Provide Respected Rights Second Service Sportsmen Supporters Those Valuable]
I can't remember when I wasn't an animal rights activist. Ali MacGraw
[ Activist Animal Remember Rights]
Men have as exaggerated an idea of their rights as women have of their wrongs. Edward W. Howe
[ Exaggerated Idea Men Rights Their Women Wrongs]
The rights of one sex, political and otherwise, are the same as those of the other sex, and this equality of rights ought to be fully recognized. Leland Stanford
[ Equality Fully Other Otherwise Ought Political Recognized Rights Same Sex Those]
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. Denis Kearney
[ Asserting Contamination Country Die Families Free Labor Land Live Men Need Our Propose Race Rights Slave Without]
In a society where the rights and potential of women are constrained, no man can be truly free. He may have power, but he will not have freedom. Mary Robinson
[ Constrained Free Freedom Man May Potential Power Rights Society Truly Where Will Women]
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. William Wells Brown
[ Acts Being Boy Brought Change Committed Could Cruel Dr Else His Mine Most Mother Name Ordered Rights Same Something Thought Time Upon William Young]
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. Thomas Jefferson
[ Among Certain Created Creator Endowed Equal Happiness Hold Liberty Life Men Pursuit Rights Self-Evident Their These Truths Unalienable]
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. George W. Bush
[ Aim Ambitions America Basic Beliefs Comes Democratic Desire Dignity Dominate Empire Every Founded Man Mission Most Nation Our Peace Rights Upon Woman]
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. Marco Rubio
[ Been Begins Come Documents Ever Founding God Government Nation Never Our Principles Recognize Rights States United]
Rosa Parks will be remembered for her lasting contributions to society. Her legacy lives on in the continued struggle for civil rights around the world. She will be missed. Jim Costa
[ Around Civil Continued Contributions Her Lasting Legacy Lives Missed Parks Remembered Rights Rosa She Society Struggle Will World]
Civil Rights opened the windows. When you open the windows, it does not mean that everybody will get through. We must create our own opportunities. Mary Frances Berry
[ Civil Create Does Everybody Get Mean Must Open Opened Opportunities Our Own Rights Through Will Windows]
We were proposing, in a sense, that the rest of the world be made safe for American ideas, as they adopted intellectual property rights that gave patent protection to our very innovative economy. Jeffrey Sachs
[ Adopted American Economy Gave Ideas Innovative Intellectual Made Our Patent Property Proposing Protection Rest Rights Safe Sense Very Were World]
The Arab representatives and their followers were not interested in the persecuted millions throughout the world; they were fixed on a political agenda that distracted the world from their own serious shortcomings in the human-rights department. Jack Schwartz
[ Agenda Arab Department Distracted Fixed Followers Human-Rights Interested Millions Own Persecuted Political Representatives Serious Shortcomings Their Throughout Were World]
I heard an Israeli speaking on Palestinian human rights issues, an interesting guy, and he said "There's no military solution to terrorism. If there were, Israel would be the safest place in the world. But there's no military solution." Bradley Whitford
[ Guy Heard Human Interesting Israel Israeli Issues Military Palestinian Place Rights Safest Said Solution Speaking Terrorism Were World Would]
This is the basis, and I am not being tried for whether I am a Communist, I am being tried for fighting for the rights of my people, who are still second-class citizens in this United States of America. Paul Robeson
[ Am America Basis Being Citizens Communist Fighting Rights Second-Class States Still Tried United Whether]
The issue of human rights is one of the most fundamental human issues and also one of the most sensitive and controversial. Ali Hoseini-Khamenei
[ Also Controversial Fundamental Human Issue Issues Most Rights Sensitive]
Deny human rights, and however little you may wish to do so, you will find yourself abjectly kneeling at the feet of that old-world god, Force. Auberon Herbert
[ Deny Feet Find Force God However Human Kneeling Little May Rights Will Wish Yourself]
Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less. Susan B. Anthony
[ Less Men More Nothing Rights Their Women]
It proved easier to buy the farm to get the mineral rights than to buy the coal rights alone. Orville Redenbacher
[ Alone Buy Coal Easier Farm Get Mineral Proved Rights Than]
To say, that Capt. Ingraham violated the rights of Turkey, is nonsense. Gerrit Smith
[ Capt Nonsense Rights Say Turkey Violated]
While we may be of different faiths, we have a strong sense of faith, family, community. We hold the values of freedom and human rights very high and I think that those are all a part of a very strong quilt that binds us together. Robert Menendez
[ Binds Community Different Faith Faiths Family Freedom High Hold Human May Part Quilt Rights Sense Strong Think Those Together Us Values Very While]
I hope the example of Saddam Hussein will give a lesson to leaders of other countries where human rights are not respected. Shirin Ebadi
[ Countries Example Give Hope Human Hussein Leaders Lesson Other Respected Rights Saddam Where Will]
One man's blasphemy doesn't override other people's free-speech rights, their freedom to publish, freedom of thought. Dan Savage
[ Blasphemy Freedom Man Other Override Publish Rights Their Thought]
My rights all spring front an infinitely nobler source - from favor and grace of God. Gerrit Smith
[ Favor Front God Grace Infinitely Nobler Rights Source Spring]
You can not possibly have a broader basis for government than that which includes all the people, with all their rights in their hands, and with an equal power to maintain their rights. William Lloyd Garrison
[ Basis Broader Equal Government Hands Includes Maintain Possibly Power Rights Than Their Which]
The respect for human rights, essential if we are to use technology wisely, is not something alien that must be grafted onto science. On the contrary, it is integral to science, as also to scholarship in general. John Charles Polanyi
[ Alien Also Contrary Essential General Grafted Human Integral Must Onto Respect Rights Scholarship Science Something Technology Use Wisely]
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. Michael McCaul
[ Abuse Abuses Cases Committee Congress Exploitation Human Individuals International Involved Many Members Operations Over Past Peacekeeping Raised Relations Rights Several Sexual Specifically Suspicions Year]
And each of us can practice rights ourselves, treating each other without discrimination, respecting each other's dignity and rights. Carol Bellamy
[ Dignity Discrimination Each Other Ourselves Practice Respecting Rights Treating Us Without]
If God gives you rights, no man and no government can take them away from you. Roy Moore
[ Away Gives God Government Man Rights Take Them]
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. Potter Stewart
[ Amendment Core Free Governmental His History Home Into Intrusion Long Man Own Personal Retreat Right Rights Secures Stands Unreasonable Very]
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being. Khalil Gibran
[ Beautiful Being End Human Most Noble Others Rights Safeguarding]
I'm just glad that I have bragging rights to working with Bugs and Daffy. Brendan Fraser
[ Bragging Bugs Daffy Glad Just Rights Working]
I am strongly pro-life, and have fought to protect the rights of the unborn my entire career. I will continue to fight for this cause because I value the sanctity of all human life. Rob Bishop
[ Am Because Career Cause Continue Entire Fight Fought Human Life Pro-Life Protect Rights Sanctity Strongly Unborn Value Will]
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. Auberon Herbert
[ Absorb Exceed Existed Had How Make Men Never Possible Rights Them Then Three Two Way]
Our founders got it right when they wrote in the Declaration of Independence that our rights come from nature and nature's God, not from government. Paul Ryan
[ Come Declaration Founders God Got Government Independence Nature Our Right Rights Wrote]
We have seen voters denied their rights in recent elections as they have been incorrectly purged from lists, their absentee votes not counted, and voting machine integrity and security not assured. Marcy Kaptur
[ Assured Been Counted Denied Elections Incorrectly Integrity Lists Machine Purged Recent Rights Security Seen Their Voters Votes Voting]
Many people do not realize that where unions have bargaining rights employers cannot raise wages or improve benefit plans any more than they can reduce them without of the consent of the union. Charles E. Wilson
[ Any Bargaining Benefit Cannot Consent Employers Improve Many More Plans Raise Realize Reduce Rights Than Them Union Unions Wages Where Without]
Everything happens for a reason. I'm used to it, I prepare for it. Like I say, at the end of the day, those in charge of their own destiny are going to do what's rights for them and their family. Shaquille O'Neal
[ Charge Day Destiny End Everything Family Going Happens Own Prepare Reason Rights Say Their Them Those Used]
Where there are no rights, there are no duties. Henri Benjamin Constant De Rebecque
[ Duties Rights Where]
I don't call myself a white supremacist. I'm a civil rights activist concerned about European-American rights. David Duke
[ Activist Call Civil Concerned Myself Rights White]
The law changes and flows like water, and the stream of women's rights law has become a sudden rushing torrent. Shana Alexander
[ Become Changes Flows Law Rights Rushing Stream Sudden Torrent Water Women]
Low-income taxpayers deserve the same rights as everyone else. It was wrong of the IRS to target low-income taxpayers, and I am please by the decision to correct this unfair practice. Christopher Dodd
[ Am Correct Decision Deserve Else Everyone Irs Low-Income Please Practice Rights Same Target Taxpayers Unfair Wrong]
Can any of you seriously say the Bill of Rights could get through Congress today? It wouldn't even get out of committee. F. Lee Bailey
[ Any Bill Committee Congress Could Even Get Out Rights Say Seriously Through Today]
All governments should be pressured to correct their abuses of human rights. Richard Stallman
[ Abuses Correct Governments Human Pressured Rights Should Their]
Civil and political rights are critical, but not often the real problem for the destitute sick. My patients in Haiti can now vote but they can't get medical care or clean water. Paul Farmer
[ Care Civil Clean Critical Destitute Get Haiti Medical Now Often Patients Political Problem Real Rights Sick Vote Water]
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. Wyndham Lewis
[ Age Belong Colors Divine Done Hundred Name Old Rather Rights Seen Showed Their Things Today True Would Youth]
The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress. Charles Fourier Equality
[ Basic Extension Principle Progress Rights Social Women]
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. Ernestine Rose
[ Accordance Capacities Compel Find Give Her High Legal Man Might Own Political Powers Right Rights She Social Sphere Still Tastes Time Will Woman Yet]
Zeal is very blind, or badly regulated, when it encroaches upon the rights of others. Pasquier Quesnel
[ Badly Blind Others Regulated Rights Upon Very Zeal]
I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation. Coretta Scott King
[ Americans Based Believe Bigotry Freedom Human Oppose Orientation Prejudice Responsibility Rights Sexual Tolerance]
Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
[ Between Conflicts Genuine Right Rights Tragedies Two World Wrong]
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. Hun Sen
[ Cambodia Country Democracy End Existing Freedom Human Independence Kingdom Neutrality Peace Reassure Rights Seen Shall]
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. Orlando Bloom
[ Drama Had Historical Material Period Playwrights Responded School Shakespeare Studied These Think Training Where]
If we don't take effective measures now, the Netherlands could be torn between two extreme rights. Ayaan Hirsi Ali
[ Between Could Effective Extreme Measures Netherlands Now Rights Take Torn Two]
Race to race, the Republicans are putting up candidates that are quite far out of the mainstream in terms of should we have passed the Civil Rights Act or does Social Security need to exist. Tim Kaine
[ Act Candidates Civil Does Exist Far Mainstream Need Out Passed Putting Quite Race Republicans Rights Security Should Social Terms Up]
Lawyers should not be charged with the same crimes as their clients. Trials related to political charges are not in accordance with human rights. Shirin Ebadi
[ Accordance Charged Charges Clients Crimes Human Lawyers Political Related Rights Same Should Their Trials]
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. Eliot Engel
[ Brighter Conference Established Explore Freedom Future Haiti Hemisphere Hope Human Law Many Must Nation Our Poorest Respect Rights Rule See Serve Views Will Would]
Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law. Ayn Rand
[ Individual Law Means Moral Rights Society Subordinating]
I'm tired of being considered some kind of criminal or dangerous throwback for no other reason than that I value, exercise, and defend my rights under the first ten Amendments to the United States Constitution. L. Neil Smith
[ Amendments Being Considered Constitution Criminal Dangerous Defend Exercise First Kind Other Reason Rights Some States Ten Than Throwback Tired Under United Value]
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. Gerry Adams
[ Actively Agreement Basic Citizens Defended Dublin Enshrined Entitlements Friday Good London Must Promoted Rights Within]
Where the people possess no authority, their rights obtain no respect. George Bancroft
[ Authority Obtain Possess Respect Rights Their Where]
Books and opinions, no matter from whom they came, if they are in opposition to human rights, are nothing but dead letters. Ernestine L. Rose
[ Books Came Dead Human Letters Matter Nothing Opinions Opposition Rights Whom]
If we must die, we die defending our rights. Sitting Bull
[ Defending Die Must Our Rights]
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. Robert Byrd
[ Dust Falls Feet Heard Individual Into Last Minority Necessary Rights Senate Speak Stand Until Where]
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. Giuseppe Mazzini
[ Accord Between Compose Elements Enables Found Lasting Nation Obstacles Overthrow Rights Rise Strong Theory Us Which]
We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever. Philip Pullman
[ Books Forever Forgotten Lasts Lists Need Once Rights Shalt Silence Soon Tables Thou Time Ts Upon Wrongs]
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. Ron Davies
[ Apply Context Every Exercised Freedom However Into Labour Member Orders Other Parliamentary Party Put Rights Should Speech Standing Those Way Which]
We're taking on Social Security as a property rights issue. We figure that every single American has an absolute property right interest in the fruits of his or her own labor. What I work for should be my property. Malcolm Wallop
[ Absolute American Every Figure Fruits Her His Interest Issue Labor Own Property Right Rights Security Should Single Social Taking Work]
And also a lot of Muslims are no more religious then the average Swede. For them it's natural that human rights come first. Bjorn Ulvaeus
[ Also Average Come First Human Lot More Muslims Natural Religious Rights Them Then]
Humanistic values of equality and equal rights for all nations and individuals as crystallized in the principles of the United Nations Charter are mankind's great achievements in the 20th century. Tran Duc Luong
[ Achievements Century Charter Crystallized Equal Equality Great Humanistic Individuals Mankind Nations Principles Rights United Values]
In Finland we have equal political rights for women and men. We do not regard ourselves according to sex. Harri Holkeri
[ According Equal Finland Men Ourselves Political Regard Rights Sex Women]
Marriage is sacred and protected and has nothing to do with violating our civil rights. Jack Kingston
[ Civil Marriage Nothing Our Protected Rights Sacred Violating]
All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression. Thomas Jefferson
[ Bear Cases Equal Law Majority Mind Minority Must Oppression Possess Prevail Principle Protect Reasonable Rightful Rights Sacred Their Though Too Violate Which Will Would]
George W. Bush and his administration embarked on a full-scale assault on civil liberties, human rights and the rule of law, walking away from his international obligations, tearing up international treaties, protocols and UN conventions. Bianca Jagger
[ Administration Assault Away Bush Civil Conventions Embarked Full-Scale George His Human International Law Liberties Obligations Protocols Rights Rule Tearing Treaties Un Up Walking]
I'm also involved in the rights of the disabled and do some fundraising for that and I thought it would have been a big boost for the campaign but it couldn't be worked out. David Prowse
[ Also Been Big Boost Campaign Disabled Fundraising Involved Out Rights Some Thought Worked Would]
I support anything to do with the welfare and rights of children in a huge way. Kelly Preston
[ Anything Children Huge Rights Support Way Welfare]
It is not necessary to dwell on the political and social principles of Islam, to underline how close they also are in spirit to the concepts of human rights which govern the political and social systems of the West. Aly Khan
[ Also Close Concepts Dwell Govern How Human Islam Necessary Political Principles Rights Social Spirit Systems West Which]
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. Carol Moseley Braun
[ Again Being Candidates Civil Color Legacy More Movement Now Open Represented Rights Think Whites Women]
As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties. Arthur Henderson
[ Abolishing Achieve Central Disarmament Equality First Forbidden Must Offer Peace Powers Rights Step Treaties Weapons]
My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I've been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state. Jim Garrison
[ Against Been Books Country Individual Journals Law Most Office Oppressive Power Protection Record Regard Rights Scrupulous State Years]
Few governments in the world, for example, praise human rights more ardently than does the government of France, and few have a worse record of supporting tyrants and killers. Richard Perle
[ Ardently Does Example Few France Government Governments Human Killers More Praise Record Rights Supporting Than Tyrants World Worse]
The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind. Thomas Jefferson
[ Eternally Form Government Mankind Only Open Republican Rights Secret War Which]
You hear about constitutional rights, free speech and the free press. Every time I hear these words I say to myself, 'That man is a Red, that man is a Communist!' You never hear a real American talk like that. Frank Hague
[ American Communist Constitutional Every Free Hear Man Myself Never Press Real Red Rights Say Speech Talk These Time Words]
The Eleanor Roosevelt Award that I received for women's rights activities is one I treasure. Patty Duke
[ Activities Award Eleanor Received Rights Roosevelt Treasure Women]
My situation should have been a lot worse. By rights I shouldn't have survived the crash. Rick Allen
[ Been Crash Lot Rights Should Situation Survived Worse]
It is the common fate of the indolent to see their rights become a prey to the active. John Philpot Curran
[ Active Become Common Fate Indolent Prey Rights See Their]
We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. It is time now to write the next chapter - and to write it in the books of law. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Books Chapter Country Enough Equal Law Long Next Now Rights Talked Time Write]
We know no document is perfect, but when we amend the Constitution, it would be to expand rights, not to take away rights from decent, loyal Americans. This great Constitution of ours should never be used to make a group of Americans permanent second-class citizens. Barbara Boxer
[ Amend Americans Away Citizens Constitution Decent Document Expand Great Group Know Loyal Make Never Ours Perfect Permanent Rights Second-Class Should Take Used Would]
America's support for human rights and democracy is our noblest export to the world. William Bennett
[ America Democracy Export Human Noblest Our Rights Support World]
If government can give you rights, government can take them away from you. Roy Moore
[ Away Give Government Rights Take Them]
The rights of persons, and the rights of property, are the objects, for the protection of which Government was instituted. James Madison
[ Government Instituted Objects Persons Property Protection Rights Which]
I'm pretty political when it comes to human rights and things like that. Peter Krause
[ Comes Human Political Pretty Rights Things]
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. Hans Kung
[ Becomes Declaration Essence Ethic However Human Merely More Nations Religions Repeat Rights Statements Such Superfluous Than United]
Judges who take the law into their own hands, who make up constitutional 'rights' in order to strike down laws they oppose, undermine the people's right to have their values shape public policy and define the culture. Orrin Hatch
[ Constitutional Culture Define Down Hands Into Judges Law Laws Make Oppose Order Own Policy Public Right Rights Shape Strike Take Their Undermine Up Values]
The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment. William Jennings Bryan
[ Act Any Citizens Duty Enjoyment Exercise Expect Free German Government Imperial Maintaining Necessary Omit Performance Rights Sacred Safeguarding States Their United Will Word]
As you know, in America there's no rights for the artist, so whatever films I've made kind of belong to the studio, so if they want to remake it they can. Norman Jewison
[ America Artist Belong Films Kind Know Made Remake Rights Studio Want Whatever]
The idea of equal rights was in the air. Lucy Stone
[ Air Equal Idea Rights]
What drew me to both study and activism was the formative experience of the civil rights movement. David E. Price
[ Activism Both Civil Drew Experience Formative Movement Rights Study]
I don't have any doubts either about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Perhaps some more should be added to the list, but I don't have the slightest doubt about human rights. Antonio Tabucchi
[ Added Any Declaration Doubt Doubts Either Human List More Perhaps Rights Should Slightest Some Universal]
When you consider what Tony Blair was saying about liberty, human rights and that sort of thing, it would be terribly revolutionary to sell the speeches he and Jack Straw made in 1994. Rory Bremner
[ Blair Consider Human Jack Liberty Made Revolutionary Rights Saying Sell Sort Speeches Straw Terribly Thing Tony Would]
I believe that the fight against crime starts in the home. Parents must take responsibility for their children and show them love and guidance from an early age so they learn to respect the rights of others. Blanche Lincoln
[ Against Age Believe Children Crime Early Fight Guidance Home Learn Love Must Others Parents Respect Responsibility Rights Show Starts Take Their Them]
And I spoke out on women's rights, like equal pay for equal work. Karen Morley
[ Equal Out Pay Rights Spoke Women Work]
The Republic of Macedonia is being built on democratic ideals and values, not on ethnic groups. Those ideals and values include economic opportunities, language and educational opportunities, religious rights, and political processes. Boris Trajkovski
[ Being Built Democratic Economic Educational Ethnic Groups Ideals Include Language Opportunities Political Processes Religious Republic Rights Those Values]
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. Garrett Hardin
[ Any Anyone Cannot Choice Decision Declaration Describes Else Family Follows Fundamental Human Irrevocably Itself Made Must Natural Regard Rest Rights Size Society Unit Universal]
There's a very big gulf between the black civil rights leadership in America and the black middle class in America. The black middle class are conservative. Many of those minorities can be persuaded to be members of the Republican Party. Pete du Pont
[ America Between Big Black Civil Class Conservative Gulf Leadership Many Members Middle Minorities Party Persuaded Republican Rights Those Very]
The woman who thinks she is intelligent demands equal rights with men. A woman who is intelligent does not. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
[ Demands Does Equal Intelligent Men Rights She Thinks Woman]
I don't believe in quotas. America was founded on a philosophy of individual rights, not group rights. Clarence Thomas
[ America Believe Founded Group Individual Philosophy Quotas Rights]
From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned. Charles Sumner
[ Abandoned Afflicted Been Beginning Compromise Country History Human Our Rights]
When I wrote the song, The Way It Is, I wanted to move people to take a stand on civil rights in this country. Bruce Hornsby
[ Civil Country Move Rights Song Stand Take Wanted Way Wrote]
A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess. A. Philip Randolph
[ Biggest Civil Community Democratic Economic Enjoy Highest Humblest Most Only Person Possess Powerful Rights Social Weakest]
As corollaries to the right of every individual to life and to full participation in society, the Declaration incorporated in the list of human rights the right to work and a certain number of economic, social, and cultural rights. Rene Cassin
[ Certain Cultural Declaration Economic Every Full Human Incorporated Individual Life List Number Participation Right Rights Social Society Work]
When Hegel later became a man of influence' he insisted that the Jews should be granted equal rights because civic rights belong to man because he is a man and not on account of his ethnic origins or his religion. Walter Kaufmann
[ Account Became Because Belong Civic Equal Ethnic Granted Hegel His Influence Insisted Jews Later Man Origins Religion Rights Should]
The Industry's at war. I think it's about control. You can make all of the financial arguments that the industry has been shooting itself in the foot, but it is an industry built on a foundation of ownership and exploitation of intellectual property rights. Don Rose
[ Arguments Been Built Control Exploitation Financial Foot Foundation Industry Intellectual Itself Make Ownership Property Rights Shooting Think War]
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. Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Authoritarian Based Cultural Democratic Governments Human Integrity Name National Often Reforms Resisted Rights Security Social Stability Well]
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. Michael N. Castle
[ Activist African American Angelou Believes Civil Contemporary Famous Great Hailed Historian Literature Makes Many Maya Only Person Poet Rights Stronger Struggle Voices]
It may be an extreme example brought about by abnormal circumstances - but the criteria of human rights kick in, surely, precisely when the conditions are extreme and the situation is abnormal. Breyten Breytenbach
[ Abnormal Brought Circumstances Conditions Criteria Example Extreme Human Kick May Precisely Rights Situation Surely]
The thing about rights is that in the end you can't prove what should be considered a right. Paul Farmer
[ Considered End Prove Right Rights Should Thing]
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. John Linder
[ Commission Countries Deplorable Examples Few Human Imperative Included Just Libya Membership Recent Records Reform Rights Scandal Such Sudan Un Which Whose Why Years]
A growing and increasingly influential movement of philosophers, ethicists, law professors and activists are convinced that the great moral struggle of our time will be for the rights of animals. Michael Pollan
[ Activists Animals Convinced Great Growing Increasingly Influential Law Moral Movement Our Philosophers Professors Rights Struggle Time Will]
All I want to be is human and American and have all the same rights and I will shut up. Martha Griffiths
[ American Human Rights Same Shut Up Want Will]
Justice for the major perpetrators cannot be separated from the vindication of the rights of the individual victim. Jalal Talabani
[ Cannot Individual Justice Major Perpetrators Rights Separated Victim Vindication]
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. Emanuel Celler
[ Advocated Against Bills Civil Commission Establishment Few Growth Had Industrial Introduced Monopoly Negro Power Rights]
But if USA has 1.3 billion people, USA would have the same human rights problem just like China. Alex Chiu
[ Billion China Human Just Problem Rights Same Usa Would]
We grew up as kids watching those movies and we were exposed to themes of civil rights, unfairness, bigotry and fathers struggling against the kind of mob of the town, so you remember how you felt as a kid being taken seriously, that you are part of the human drama. Rachel Griffiths
[ Against Being Bigotry Civil Drama Exposed Fathers Felt Grew How Human Kid Kids Kind Mob Movies Part Remember Rights Seriously Struggling Taken Themes Those Town Unfairness Up Watching Were]
Nature creates while destroying, and doesn't care whether it creates or destroys as long as life isn't extinguished, as long as death doesn't lose its rights. Ivan Turgenev
[ Care Creates Death Destroying Destroys Extinguished Life Long Lose Nature Rights Whether While]
There has been only a civil rights movement, whose tone of voice was adapted to an audience of liberal whites. Stokely Carmichael
[ Adapted Audience Been Civil Liberal Movement Only Rights Tone Voice Whites Whose]
The thinkers of the world should by rights be guardians of the world's mirth. Agnes Repplier
[ Guardians Mirth Rights Should Thinkers World]
The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved. Emma Goldman
[ After Demand Equal Every Fair Just Life Love Loved Most Right Rights Vital Vocation]
Men and women have roles - their roles are different, but their rights are equal. Harri Holkeri
[ Different Equal Men Rights Roles Their Women]
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. Carol Moseley Braun
[ Ago Anything Century Civil Elected Embrace Generation Get Had Important Last Made Movement Racism Really Rights Turn Unpopular Victory Whereas]
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. Eliot Engel
[ Americans Better Bravery Changed Civil Commitment Debt Dr Gratitude His King Nation Nonviolence Owe Rights World]
I do not support abortion rights. Although what I would support in this vexed area is not clear to me. Stanley Fish
[ Abortion Although Area Clear Rights Support Would]
In America there's no rights for the artist, so whatever films I've made kind of belong to the studio. Norman Jewison
[ America Artist Belong Films Kind Made Rights Studio Whatever]
Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all. Maximilien Robespierre
[ Any Essentially Inalienable Law Man Rights Tyrannical Unjust Violates Which]
I am not just a celebrity, I'm a human-rights advocate for the last 20 years. Bianca Jagger
[ Advocate Am Celebrity Human-Rights Just Last Years]
We wish to be citizens of the United States or citizens of Puerto Rico. In either case, with all the inherent rights of a natural sovereignty. Jose de Diego
[ Case Citizens Either Inherent Natural Puerto Rico Rights Sovereignty States United Wish]
He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist. Jackie Kennedy
[ Being Civil Communist Even Had Killed Little Rights Satisfaction Silly Some]
When the public's right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered. Christopher Dodd
[ Dear Endangered Free Hold Know Liberties Other Press Public Right Rights Risk Speech Threatened]
By rights you're a king. If I was you, I'd call for a new deal. O. Henry
[ Call Deal King New Rights]
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. Muammar al-Gaddafi
[ Carry Conditions Driving Duties End Equal Her Life Man Materialistic Must Natural Order Out Performing Puts Revolution Rights Role Which Woman World]
Most governments in Latin America have failed to recognize the rights of indigenous people and their right to their own traditional territories. Bianca Jagger
[ America Failed Governments Indigenous Latin Most Own Recognize Right Rights Territories Their Traditional]
There is a strong correlation between belief in evolution and liberal views on government control, pornography, prayer in schools, abortion, gun control, economic freedom, and even animal rights. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Abortion Animal Belief Between Control Correlation Economic Even Evolution Freedom Government Gun Liberal Prayer Rights Schools Strong Views]
I'm involved in the work around prison rights in general. Angela Davis
[ Around General Involved Prison Rights Work]
It is difficult to overstate the importance of the Civil Rights Act. Bobby Scott
[ Act Civil Difficult Importance Overstate Rights]
I am a technological activist. I have a political agenda. I am in favor of basic human rights: to free speech, to use any information and technology, to purchase and use recreational drugs, to enjoy and purchase so-called 'vices', to be free of intruders, and to privacy. Bram Cohen
[ Activist Agenda Am Any Basic Enjoy Favor Free Human Information Political Privacy Purchase Recreational Rights So-Called Speech Technological Technology Use Vices]
There is but one honest limit to the rights of a sentient being; it is where they touch the rights of another sentient being. Frances Wright
[ Another Being Honest Limit Rights Sentient Touch Where]
I refer to calls for humanitarian intervention in the affairs of another state - a new idea, this - even when they are made under the pretext of defending human rights and freedoms. Boris Yeltsin
[ Affairs Another Calls Defending Even Freedoms Human Humanitarian Idea Intervention Made New Pretext Refer Rights State Under]
The success of those doctrines would also subvert the Federal Constitution, change the character of the Federal Government, and destroy our rights in respect to slavery. John H. Reagan
[ Also Change Character Constitution Destroy Doctrines Federal Government Our Respect Rights Slavery Subvert Success Those Would]
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. Stockwell Day
[ Along Before Biblical Bishop Commission Expensive Expressing Facing Frederick Hearings Henry His Human Least Marriage Objections Official Public Rights Same Sex Statements Two Views]
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. Jiang Zemin
[ Absolute Also Applied Believe Both Concepts Democracy Domain Einstein Field General Human Mr Natural Out Political Relative Relativity Rights Science Theory Which Worked]
The definition of winning has become distorted. If winning the rights to a property brings with it hundreds of millions of dollars in losses, what have you won? When faced with the prospect of heavy financial losses, we have consistently walked away and have done so again. Dick Ebersol
[ Again Away Become Brings Consistently Definition Distorted Dollars Done Faced Financial Heavy Hundreds Losses Millions Property Prospect Rights Walked Winning Won]
And what sort of philosophical doctrine is thi - that numbers confer unlimited rights, that they take from some persons all rights over themselves, and vest these rights in others. Auberon Herbert
[ Confer Doctrine Numbers Others Over Persons Philosophical Rights Some Sort Take Themselves These Unlimited Vest]
I will not support people who believe that their needs justify the use of force to seize someone else's means (e.g. minutes of their lives). It wasn't right in the South and it is not right anywhere. I am plenty open-minded as long as people believe in freedom. I am not open-minded with people who won't grant everyone the same rights. You can't be open minded with those who are out to destroy you while claiming it is there right to do so. Christian H F Riley Politics
[ freedom effort owner slave life government despots]
Human rights commissions, as they are evolving, are an attack on our fundamental freedoms and the basic existence of a democratic society... It is in fact totalitarianism. I find this is very scary stuff. Stephen Harper
[ Attack Basic Commissions Democratic Evolving Existence Fact Find Freedoms Fundamental Human Our Rights Scary Society Stuff Totalitarianism Very]
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. John Dingell
[ Amendment Catch Change Citizens Criminals Easier Going Law-Abiding Laws Makes Our Protect Rights Same Second Them Time Ways Which Yet]
The freedom of thought and expression is one of the most sacred rights in this country. Eliot Engel
[ Country Expression Freedom Most Rights Sacred Thought]
When the government picked companies and gave them monopoly rights to frequencies in San Francisco and Los Angeles and New York and Chicago, it was picking the winners of the competition; it wasn't setting the terms of the competition. Robert McChesney
[ Angeles Chicago Companies Competition Francisco Frequencies Gave Government Los Monopoly New Picked Picking Rights San Setting Terms Them Winners York]
Liberal democracy - as you know, in the old days, we were saying we want socialism with a human face. Today's left effectively offers global capitalism with a human face, more tolerance, more rights and so on. So the question is, is this enough or not? Here I remain a Marxist: I think not. Slavoj Zizek
[ Capitalism Days Democracy Effectively Enough Face Global Here Human Know Left Liberal Marxist More Offers Old Question Remain Rights Saying Socialism Think Today Tolerance Want Were]
We also intend to deal with the issue of incorporating basic human rights into our new constitution. Chen Shui-bian
[ Also Basic Constitution Deal Human Incorporating Intend Into Issue New Our Rights]
I'm strongly for a patient Bill of Rights. Decisions ought to be made by doctors, not accountants. Charles Schumer Medical
[ Accountants Bill Decisions Doctors Made Ought Patient Rights Strongly]
I firmly believe in the rule of law as the foundation for all of our basic rights. Sonia Sotomayor
[ Basic Believe Firmly Foundation Law Our Rights Rule]
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. John H. Morgan
[ Among Come Commanding Disturb Either Enjoyment Gen Informing Means Person Property Rights Takes Their Them]
Material goods consist of useful material things, and of all rights to hold, or use, or derive benefits from material things, or to receive them at a future time. Alfred Marshall
[ Benefits Consist Derive Future Goods Hold Material Receive Rights Them Things Time Use Useful]
Upholding human rights is not merely compatible with fighting terrorism, it is essential. Joichi Ito
[ Compatible Essential Fighting Human Merely Rights Terrorism Upholding]
Europeans say they are proud of their social fabric, of strong rights for workers and the weak in society. David Korten
[ Europeans Fabric Proud Rights Say Social Society Strong Their Weak Workers]
Northern Uganda presents a situation of extraordinary violation of the rights of children. Carol Bellamy
[ Children Extraordinary Northern Presents Rights Situation Uganda Violation]
When it came to political power, blacks need not apply. Add to this steaming stew the growing tensions over the Vietnam War and the movement for civil rights, and you had plenty of elements to fire the imagination of a novice journalist. Andrea Mitchell
[ Add Apply Blacks Came Civil Elements Fire Growing Had Imagination Journalist Movement Need Novice Over Plenty Political Power Rights Stew Tensions Vietnam War]
The rights of the weak are not weaker rights, but are completely equal to the rights of the strong. Dionigi Tettamanzi
[ Completely Equal Rights Strong Weak Weaker]
I am in favor of carrying out the Declaration of Independence to women as well as men. Women having to suffer the burdens of society and government should have their equal rights in it. They do not receive their rights in full proportion. Leland Stanford
[ Am Burdens Carrying Declaration Equal Favor Full Government Having Independence Men Out Proportion Receive Rights Should Society Suffer Their Well Women]
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. Desmond Tutu
[ Am Compassion Considers Crumbs Full Himself Interested Master Menu Picking Rights Someone Table Thrown Up Want]
When a record co. finds a guy now, they want to own everything. They want to own the rights to market that person's particular name. They want a piece of the action all the way through. Mickey Gilley
[ Action Co Everything Finds Guy Market Name Now Own Particular Person Piece Record Rights Through Want Way]
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. Ernestine L. Rose
[ Any Authority Four Freedom Human Make Need Rights Self-Evident Subject Two Written]
You don't have to love them. You just have to respect their rights. Edward Koch
[ Just Love Respect Rights Their Them]
Cultural variety is always worth striving for, but must never precede the declaration of human rights. Bjorn Ulvaeus
[ Always Cultural Declaration Human Must Never Precede Rights Striving Variety Worth]
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. Madeleine Albright
[ American Both China Dialogue Differences Honest Human Incentives Interests Issues Mix Narrow Other Our Principles Protect Provided Rights Sanctions Strategic Targeted These Uphold Use]
The belief in some being who can be the judge of all human matters is a very comfortable one - all wrongs will be righted and all rights will be rewarded. Eli Khamarov
[ Being Belief Comfortable Human Judge Matters Rewarded Rights Some Very Will Wrongs]
In a world of increasing inequality, the legitimacy of institutions that give precedence to the property rights of "the Haves" over the human rights of "the Have Nots" is inevitably called into serious question. David Korten
[ Called Give Human Increasing Inequality Inevitably Institutions Into Legitimacy Over Precedence Property Question Rights Serious World]
Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair. It is not only about us; it is also about me and you. Just the two of us. Toni Morrison Equality
[ Abstraction Affair Also Cause Just Only Personal Rights Two Us Women]
Ranchers need clean water for their stock, farmers need it for their crops, every employer needs it to stay in business, and every living thing needs it for life... The law needs to be clear to protect water quality and the rights of landowners. Mark Udall
[ Business Clean Clear Crops Employer Every Farmers Landowners Law Life Living Need Needs Protect Quality Ranchers Rights Stay Stock Their Thing Water]
I am going to sing lesbian love songs and support gay rights no matter what. The rest is public relations. Jasmine Guy
[ Am Gay Going Lesbian Love Matter Public Relations Rest Rights Sing Songs Support]
I contend the state ought to do its thing and provide legal rights for all couples who want to be joined together for life. The church should bless unions that it sees fit to bless, and they should be called marriages. Tony Campolo
[ Bless Called Church Contend Couples Fit Joined Legal Life Marriages Ought Provide Rights Sees Should State Thing Together Unions Want]
It is distressing to me that we live in an age in which we still must fight to protect our civil rights as Americans, in which a hate crime perpetrated against someone based their sexual orientation can go unpunished, and in which discrimination is being written into our laws. John Conyers
[ Against Age Americans Based Being Civil Crime Discrimination Distressing Fight Go Hate Into Laws Live Must Orientation Our Perpetrated Protect Rights Sexual Someone Still Their Unpunished Which Written]
I cannot believe that the American people and the people they elected would use the Constitution to stifle any group's rights. Jean O'Leary
[ American Any Believe Cannot Constitution Elected Group Rights Stifle Use Would]
Property is intended to serve life, and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect, it has no personal being. It is part of the earth man walks on. It is not man. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Being Earth How Intended Life Man Matter Much Part Personal Property Respect Rights Serve Surround Walks]
Playwrights are like men who have been dining for a month in an Indian restaurant. After eating curry night after night, they deny the existence of asparagus. Peter Ustinov
[ After Asparagus Been Deny Dining Eating Existence Indian Men Month Night Playwrights Restaurant]
The whole of the Bill is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals... It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of. Albert Gallatin
[ Bill Consequently Considered Declaration Deprive Establishes Individual Individuals Large Majority Right Rights Some Them Unalienable Which Whole]
I've often argued that oil and gas exploration is a state's rights issue. It is abundantly clear that the State of Florida does not want drilling to negatively affect its beaches and shores. Jeff Miller
[ Abundantly Affect Argued Beaches Clear Does Drilling Exploration Florida Gas Issue Negatively Often Oil Rights Shores State Want]
A hundred years ago, when Richard Strauss, who has already been quoted and already been heard today, and other creative people, laid the foundation stone for the joint assertion of their rights and interests, they had pioneering work ahead of them in Germany. Johannes Rau
[ Ago Ahead Already Assertion Been Creative Foundation Germany Had Heard Hundred Interests Joint Laid Other Pioneering Quoted Richard Rights Stone Strauss Their Them Today Work Years]
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. Ernst Zundel
[ Accorded Against Approach Because Been Campaign Constitutional Credit Hate Intense Media Miracle Police Professional Rights Such Taken Their Vicious]
I believe every child has the right to a mother and a father. Men and women are not the same. That's not to say they're not entitled to equal rights, but they are not the same. Mark Davis
[ Believe Child Entitled Equal Every Father Men Mother Right Rights Same Say Women]
But as population became denser, the natural chemical and biological recycling processes became overloaded, calling for a redefinition of property rights. Garrett Hardin
[ Became Biological Calling Chemical Denser Natural Overloaded Population Processes Property Recycling Rights]
When we criticize in Iran the actions of the government, the fundamentalists say that we and the Bush Administration are in the same camp. The funny thing is that human rights activists and Mr. Bush can never be situated in the same group. Shirin Ebadi
[ Actions Activists Administration Bush Camp Criticize Fundamentalists Funny Government Group Human Iran Mr Never Rights Same Say Situated Thing]
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. Kinky Friedman
[ Back Because Been Bus Civil Country Had Leave Movement Nelson Never Parks Refuses Rights Rosa Willie Would]
International socialism recognizes the right of free independent nations, with equal rights. Karl Liebknecht
[ Equal Free Independent International Nations Recognizes Right Rights Socialism]
To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker. Frederick Douglass
[ Double Free Hearer Rights Speaker Speech Suppress Those Violates Well Wrong]
In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority. James Madison
[ Danger Great Majority May Minority Republics Respect Rights Sufficiently]
In 1998, I founded the American Center for Law and Justice, probably the premier public interest law firm in America defending the rights of believers. Pat Robertson
[ America American Believers Center Defending Firm Founded Interest Justice Law Premier Probably Public Rights]
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. Ginny B. Waite
[ Basic Case Comes Day Eastern Equal Every Freedoms Granted Many Men Middle Nations Near Nowhere Rights Take Women]
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death. Elijah Cummings
[ American Beyond Black Carry Citizens Civil Death Democratic Failings Journey Rights Risked These Unemployment Violence Workers]
They don't have special rights because we have civil rights laws that protect them. The laws work both ways. Tom Allen
[ Because Both Civil Laws Protect Rights Special Them Ways Work]
Those religions that are oppressive to women are also against democracy, human rights, and freedom of expression. Taslima Nasrin
[ Against Also Democracy Expression Freedom Human Oppressive Religions Rights Those Women]
Copyrights have not expired, and will not expire, so long as Congress is free to be bought to extend them again. Lawrence Lessig
[ Again Bought Congress Expire Expired Extend Free Long Them Will]
We have not sought this conflict; we have sought too long to avoid it; our forbearance has been construed into weakness, our magnanimity into fear, until the vindication of our manhood, as well as the defence of our rights, is required at our hands. Robert Toombs
[ Avoid Been Conflict Construed Defence Fear Forbearance Hands Into Long Magnanimity Manhood Our Required Rights Sought Too Until Vindication Weakness Well]
Maybe I'm less sensitive to these issues because I see that what people need first is economic security, and only when they have that can they afford to focus on human rights. Peter Munk
[ Afford Because Economic First Focus Human Issues Less Maybe Need Only Rights Security See Sensitive These]
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man. Thomas Jefferson
[ Inherent Man Nothing Rights Unalienable Unchangeable]
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. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
[ Agenda Balanced Based Countries Each Expansion Iran Islamic Mean Mutual Observation Other Reason Relations Relationships Republic Respect Rights]
One cannot imagine St. Francis of Assisi talking about rights. Simone Weil
[ Cannot Francis Imagine Rights St Talking]
The struggle for democracy and human rights in Burma is a struggle for life and dignity. It is a struggle that encompasses our political, social and economic aspirations. Aung San Suu Kyi
[ Aspirations Burma Democracy Dignity Economic Encompasses Human Life Our Political Rights Social Struggle]
The civil rights movement wasn't easy for anybody. Sammy Davis, Jr.
[ Anybody Civil Easy Movement Rights]
NATO believes it can pick on a small nation and force us to surrender our independence. And that is where NATO miscalculated. You are not willing to sacrifice lives to achieve our surrender. But we are willing to die to defend our rights as an independent sovereign nation. Slobodan Milosevic
[ Achieve Believes Defend Die Force Independence Independent Lives Nation Nato Our Pick Rights Sacrifice Small Sovereign Surrender Us Where Willing]
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. Russell Banks
[ Activist Anti-War Brown Chapel Civil First Hill Into John Movement Political Rights Swam University Vision Went Where]
A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi... has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for. Thurgood Marshall
[ Anyone Baby Black Born Challenge Child Exactly Goal Mississippi Mother Person Rights Same Say State States True United Wealthiest White Working Worth]
Human rights are not a privilege granted by the few, they are a liberty entitled to all, and human rights, by definition, include the rights of all humans, those in the dawn of life, the dusk of life, or the shadows of life. Kay Granger
[ Dawn Definition Dusk Entitled Few Granted Human Humans Include Liberty Life Privilege Rights Shadows Those]
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. Rene Cassin
[ Assumed Both Character Civil Concerning Considerably Covenant Especially Implementation Measures Optional Point Political Rights Those Weakened Were Where]
Integration is a man's ability to want to move in there by himself. If someone wants to live in a white neighborhood and he is black, that is his choice. It should be his rights. It is not because white people will not allow him. Stokely Carmichael
[ Ability Allow Because Black Choice Him Himself His Integration Live Man Move Neighborhood Rights Should Someone Want Wants White Will]
For the gay establishment, the death of right and wrong began when gaining civil rights ceased to be enough. Tammy Bruce
[ Began Ceased Civil Death Enough Establishment Gaining Gay Right Rights Wrong]
So that the failures to pass a civil rights bill isn't because of Black Power, isn't because of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; it's not because of the rebellions that are occurring in the major cities. Stokely Carmichael
[ Because Bill Black Cities Civil Committee Coordinating Failures Major Nonviolent Occurring Pass Power Rebellions Rights Student]
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. Robert Ballard
[ Beneath Better Country Fifty Jurisdiction Legal Lies Maps Mars Our Own Percent Rights Sea Than Want Whatever]
Paramount is the need to secure human rights. The form of rule should be such that the citizen does not have to fear the State, but gives it direction and confidently participates in its administration. Recep Tayyip Erdogan
[ Administration Citizen Confidently Direction Does Fear Form Gives Human Need Paramount Participates Rights Rule Secure Should State Such]
The Republican Party is bringing out here onto the floor of Congress an all-out assault on the protection of the rights of people who work in the fields of our country, in the factories of our country, in the offices of our country. Ed Markey
[ All-Out Assault Bringing Congress Country Factories Fields Floor Here Offices Onto Our Out Party Protection Republican Rights Work]
I knew Rita Hayworth only enough to know that she was just a tender, sensitive, beautiful human being. A lovely person. Very gentle. She would never stand up for her rights. Kim Novak
[ Beautiful Being Enough Gentle Her Human Just Knew Know Lovely Never Only Person Rights Rita Sensitive She Stand Tender Up Very Would]
If you want my opinion, I say that this is a state based on occupation, that has usurped the rights of others. Hassan Nasrallah
[ Based Occupation Opinion Others Rights Say State Usurped Want]
Both free speech rights and property rights belong legally to individuals, but their real function is social, to benefit vast numbers of people who do not themselves exercise these rights. Thomas Sowell
[ Belong Benefit Both Exercise Free Function Individuals Legally Numbers Property Real Rights Social Speech Their Themselves These Vast]
Democratic societies can no longer give religious fanatics a free hand to abuse and murder non believers. Such action betrays contempt for the basic human rights which animate any democracy with meaning. Armstrong Williams
[ Abuse Action Animate Any Basic Believers Betrays Contempt Democracy Democratic Fanatics Free Give Hand Human Longer Meaning Murder Non Religious Rights Societies Such Which]
Eve Ensler is a hero of mine. She's been working for the rights of women for a long time. Marcia Wallace
[ Been Eve Hero Long Mine Rights She Time Women Working]
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. Robert Walpole
[ Against Any Constitution Crown Due Hope Motion Our Own Prerogatives Preserved Regard Rights Sake Therefore Those Which Will Without]
What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Conflict Discrimination Full Fundamental Having Inequality Liberty Order Other Our Reform Rights Social System Things Which]
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. Andrew Lloyd Webber
[ Able Back Because Began Buy Did Doing Ended Exactly Film Found Glad Having Hollywood Idea John Lot Make Meant Movie Musical Now Opposition Quite Rights Think Time Up Wanted Were]
Mr. President how long must women wait to get their liberty? Let us have the rights we deserve. Alice Paul
[ Deserve Get How Liberty Long Mr Must President Rights Their Us Wait Women]
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. Gijs de Vries
[ Attacks Bad Civil Conflict Easier Find Governance Hide Human Lawlessness Military Prepare Rights Situations Strife Terrorists Their Train Violations]
A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette Equality
[ Demands Gives Intelligent Man Rights Same She Thinks Up Woman]
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. Ali Hoseini-Khamenei
[ Advocating Been Countries During Forty Fundamental Grabbed Human Last Most Outspoken Rights Themselves These Third-World Those Years]
I have written about the dispossessed, immigrants, the condition of women who do not enjoy the same legal rights as men, the Palestinians who are deprived of their land and condemned to exile. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Condemned Condition Deprived Dispossessed Enjoy Exile Immigrants Land Legal Men Palestinians Rights Same Their Women Written]
Taxpayers should not be coerced into giving up their privacy rights just to file their taxes. Melissa Bean
[ Coerced File Giving Into Just Privacy Rights Should Taxes Taxpayers Their Up]
For centuries, the world has heard the oppressed, the downtrodden and the vulnerable cry out for their freedoms, for their rights and for a chance to emerge from the shadows of the tyranny and bloodshed that they had lived with. Ginny B. Waite
[ Bloodshed Centuries Chance Cry Emerge Freedoms Had Heard Lived Oppressed Out Rights Shadows Their