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Quote Left Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on Brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights? No I Quote Right
Quote Left Whatever career you may choose for yourself - doctor, lawyer, teacher - let me propose an avocation to be pursued along with it. Become a dedicated fighter for civil rights. Make it a central part of your life. It will make you a better doctor, a better lawyer, a better teacher. It will enrich your spirit as nothing else possibly can. It will give you that rare sense of nobility that can only spring from love and selflessly helping your fellow man. Make a career of humanity.Commit yourself to the noble struggle for human rights.You will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country and a finer world to live in. Quote Right
Quote Left The right to discuss freely and openly, by speech, by the pen, by the press, all political questions, and to examine and animadvert (speak out) upon all political institutions, is a right so clear and certain, so interwoven with our other liberties, so necessary, in fact to their existence, that without it we must fall at once into depression or anarchy. To say that he who holds unpopular opinions must hold them at the peril of his life, and that, if he expresses them in public, he has only himself to blame if they who disagree with him should rise and put him to death, is to strike at all rights, all liberties, all protection of the laws, and to justify and extenuate all crimes. Quote Right
Quote Left A woman cannot do the thing she ought, which means whatever perfect thing she can, in life, in art, in science, but she fears to let the perfect action take her part and rest there: she must prove what she can do before she does it, -- prate of woman's rights, of woman's mission, woman's function, till the men (who are prating, too, on their side) cry, A woman's function plainly is... to talk. Poor souls, they are very reasonably vexed! Quote Right
Quote Left Get up, stand up. Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, don't give up the fight. Quote Right
Quote Left Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home—so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any map of the world. Yet they are the world of the individual person: The neighbourhood he lives in; the school or college he attends; the factory, farm or office where he works. Such are the places where every man, woman and child seeks equal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity without discrimination. Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world. Quote Right
Quote Left Get up, stand up Stand up for your rights Get up, stand up Never give up the fight. Quote Right
Quote Left If you think only of yourself, if you forget the rights and well-being of others, or, worse still, if you exploit others, ultimately you will lose. You will have no friends who will show concern for your well-being. Moreover, if a tragedy befalls you, instead of feeling concerned, others might even secretly rejoice. By contrast, if an individual is compassionate and altruistic, and has the interests of others in mind, then irrespective of whether that person knows a lot of people, wherever that person moves, he or she will immediately make friends. And when that person faces a tragedy, there will be plenty of people who will come to help. Quote Right
Quote Left ''Violence' vs. Passivism: Last Century's 'Underground Railroad' illegally helped human slaves escape from bondage. They recognized the laws that legalized slavery were morally wrong and should not be legitimized with compliance. They risked their own freedom by violating the property rights of slave owners and leading slaves to freedom. Today, the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) risk their freedom to liberate innocent animals that are immorally abused/injured/murdered by actions that violate the property rights of animal abusers. Animals are covertly removed from danger and placed in foster care facilities. Torturing equipment like stereotaxic devices/decapitators/restraining devices, etc. are damaged or destroyed to prevent their further use. No human or non-human animal is ever harmed in any way.' Quote Right
Quote Left The dissolution of commercial animal farming as we know it obviously requires more than our individual commitment to vegetarianism. To refuse on principle to buy products of the meat industry is to do what is right, but it is not to do enough. To recognize the rights of animals is to recognize the related duty to defend them against those who violate their rights, and to discharge this duty requires more than our individual abstention. It requires acting to bring about those changes that are necessary if the rights of these animals are not to be violated. Fundamentally, then, it requires a revolution in our culture's thought about, and its accepted treatment of, farm animals... But prejudices die hard, all the more so when they are insulated by widespread secular customs and religious beliefs, sustained by large and powerful economic interests, and protected by the common law. To overcome the collective entropy of those forces against change will not be easy. The animal rights movement is not for the faint heart. Quote Right
Quote Left With a spirit of consensus, we have overcome the most difficult issues, and we hope we'll adopt the final protocols on property rights and illegal exploitation of natural resources before the end of this preparatory meeting. Quote Right
Quote Left On September 17, 1914, Erzberger, the well-known German statesman, an eminent member of the Catholic Party, wrote to the Minister of War, General von Falkenhayn, We must not worry about committing an offence against the rights of nations nor about violating the laws of humanity. Such feelings today are of secondary importance? A month later, on October 21, 1914, he wrote in Der Tag, If a way was found of entirely wiping out the whole of London it would be more humane to employ it than to allow the blood of A SINGLE GERMAN SOLDIER to be shed on the battlefield! Quote Right
Quote Left What rights are those that dare not resist for them? Quote Right
Quote Left Until the philosophy which holds one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned, everywhere is war and until there are no longer first-class and second-class citizens of any nation, until the color of a man's skin is of no more significance than the color of his eyes. And until the basic human rights are equally guaranteed to all without regard to race, there is war. And until that day, the dream of lasting peace, world citizenship, rule of international morality, will remain but a fleeting illusion to be pursued, but never attained... now everywhere is war. Quote Right
Quote Left There's certainly a lot more to what the Supreme Court does than abortion rights. If we focus too much on abortion, we're missing questions about, say, executive authority over the war on terror. We're missing important questions about civil rights and equal protection. We're missing issues that could affect Americans, a larger percentage. Quote Right
Quote Left Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home - so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. Yet they are the world of the individual person; the neighborhood he lives in; the school or college he attends; the factory, farm, or office where he works. Such are the places where every man, woman, and child seeks equal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity without discrimination. Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world. Quote Right
Quote Left Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights. Quote Right
Quote Left The day may come when the rest of animal creation may acquire those rights which could never have been withheld from them but by the hand of tyranny...a full-grown horse or dog is beyond comparison a more rational, as well as a more conversable animal, than an infant of a day, or a week or even a month old. But suppose the case were otherwise, what would it avail? The question is not, can they reason? Nor can they talk? But can they suffer? Why should the law refuse its protection to any sensitive being? The time will come when humanity will extend its mantle over everything which breathes. Quote Right
Quote Left This corrupt deed by state legislators will energize voters to sign the petition a month from now, to protect marriage rights for one man and one woman once and for all, Quote Right
Quote Left It is regrettable that, among the Rights of Man, the right of contradicting oneself has been forgotten. Quote Right
Quote Left Rights! There are no rights whatever without corresponding duties. Look at the history of the growth of our constitution, and you will see that our ancestors never upon any occasion stated, as a ground for claiming any of their privileges, an abstract right inherent in themselves; you will nowhere in our parliamentary records find the miserable sophism of the Rights of Man. Quote Right
Quote Left Another key element of human ecology is the inviolability of human life, especially at its beginning and its end. The Holy See insistently proclaims that the first and most fundamental of all human rights is the right to life, and that when this right is denied all other rights are threatened. The assumption that abortion and euthanasia are human rights deserving legislative sanction is seen by the Holy See as a contradiction which amounts to a denial of the human dignity and freedom which the law is supposed to protect. A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members; and among the most vulnerable are surely the unborn and the dying. Quote Right
Quote Left If the evens of September 11, 2001, have proven anything, it's that the terrorists can attack us, but they can't take away what makes us American - our freedom, our liberty, our civil rights. No, only Attorney General John Ashcroft can do that. Quote Right
Quote Left By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection. Quote Right
Quote Left People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left In the short run, the 'federalism revolution' of the 1990s is undeniably his most significant substantive achievement. But whether these rulings will survive in the long run, or instead be reversed, remains to be seen. It's much more likely that the Rehnquist Court's surprisingly liberal rulings -- on abortion, on gay rights, on gender -- will actually represent the most indelible legacy. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left And then, Sir, there is this consideration, that if the abuse be enormous, nature will rise up, and claiming her original rights, overturn a corrupt political system. Quote Right

Member Quotes About Rights

Quote Left "Murderers are not born; they develop from a silent night or suppressed rights." Quote Right
Quote Left One right cannot undo the wrongs, similarly one wrong can't undo the rights. Quote Right
Quote Left Some people chase after fame,money,titles, material things because they are commensurable,but some chase after courage,freedom,friendship,privileges,options,rights,inspirations because they take the risk of inconvenience Quote Right
Quote Left When my muse ignites, verse that excites, then you have me dead to rights - I'm a poet! Quote Right
Quote Left "We've fought for equal rights, to become consumed by double standards." Quote Right
Quote Left By right we arm but by love, disarm. Now is the nation called to love. By gun control we challenge not your rights to arms but your heart to sacrifice that love entails. So give me not a reading of the law but tales of love's deeds in hearts and homes -- how racks have shed arms like autumn leaves and turned the land from red to gold. Quote Right
Quote Left #Personal Poetical Quotes# {By Rita Solis Radius} Poesy is like A permanent Breathe... An ever-lasting breathe Which brings Bliss And freshness sensations! Poesy is Floating In the airs Poetry is Present Everywhere ©Rita Solis Radius. July 21 st 2020. Personal Poetical Quotes. All rights reserved. Quote Right
Quote Left Stop begging and slug it out for human rights. Quote Right
Quote Left "We can never journey in vain when we go for the just cause. Let's rise for our rights today and fear not the turbulence of mankind."- Jamiu Akolade Adeyemi Quote Right
Quote Left Slowly but steadily your rights are being taken away by the hysteria orchestrated in the communist country. China always wanted to force barbarism on the rest of the world. they seemed to have succeeded with coronavirus. This, if allowed will be goodbye to Freedom Quote Right
Quote Left Talk no more of Freedom or rights when you are conditioned by government to wear garbs of obstruction for air and compelled into isolation for fear of scam derived from the imbalance of temperature Quote Right
Quote Left Law and justice in a democracy should be very strict, transparent and upright for one and all. otherwise democracy becomes a book of rights and crimes in disguise. It becomes a lethal tool. Quote Right
Quote Left My grandfather fled for his life, Came ro America qnd took a wife. Couldn't handle the pressure kept up drama and strife. So he ran away giving up his name and birth rights Quote Right
Quote Left People can be their own worst enemy; people have fought and paid with their lives for us to have the rights we have, and now many people take them for granted. Freedom comes at a cost, and freedom is not free. Even our Salvation came at a cost through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. We may freely enjoy the benefits of their sacrifice, but we should never take it for granted, because the same freedom we all can be taken away tomorrow. Quote Right
Quote Left Two "Right" people making their "Rights" decisions equals a "Left" turn off the rails. Quote Right
Quote Left clothing carries an important role in earthly life and disguising snatches important rights of life Quote Right
Quote Left I myself am a colored woman and I have been the victim of racism and sexism, which are just more descriptive words for bullying. I have been denied my basic rights for arbitrary qualities time and time again. Quote Right
Quote Left REGARDING THE ELECTION OF PRESIDENT TRUMP: Have faith that the founding fathers created a government of checks and balances to make sure no one could threaten the nation. Our forefathers also enshrined our fundamental rights in a Bill of Rights to ensure every minority and individual would be safe from abuse by powers of the government. Finally, please recall the little good done by our politicians, and that reason exists to believe Trump can be better. Quote Right
Quote Left It takes two entities to establish or bestow future life; A living male and a living female. Under perfectly normal conditions, these two entities pass the gift life forward at conception. This resulting new being has everything required except knowledge and wisdom; including it's own rights, powers and privileges. If either of these two entities is not living, life can not be passed forward. There is no time that life does not exist. To deny this requires changing universal law. Quote Right
Quote Left Always do respect of other rights if you wish to get proper justice of your own rights. Quote Right
Quote Left Sophia: virgin Earth wisdom, as in PhiloSophia, philosophy, especially of Earth's ecological wisdom, both politically Left and economic Rights of Earth and all of Sophia's evolving children. Quote Right
Quote Left We do have the right to be who we are as long as it does not infringe on the rights of others to be who they are. Existing is not infringing. Quote Right
Quote Left I am a professional civil rights organizer, and have worked on some of the biggest civil rights campaigns in the nation's history. Most of that work was for woman's rights. Not once did I see or meet any feminists. To the best of my professional opinion feminists do nothing but complain about problems that rarely exist. Quote Right
Quote Left Have a goal Sleep think about your goal Think about your life and Think how to put your goal Into place And keep your goal to yourself Until it is finish and when your plan Is in play just keep running Your way to success Essences And Desires (c)All Rights Reserved Quote Right
Quote Left Sher-vawn's Essences and desires The reason I smile Is because I am happy With my life Happiness comes from having Peace with yourself Sher-vawn Robinson (c) All Rights Reserved Quote Right
Quote Left Sher-vawn's Essences and Desires Music is life Music is dance Music is the gift of smile's Too life. Sher-vawn Robinson (c)All Rights Reserved Quote Right
Quote Left Freedom of speech is a fundemental need ,it should be expressed and achieved,yet it should never steal the freedom of rights or violates others'beliefs Quote Right
Quote Left In this world, all living being has life sacred rights for all. Quote Right