quote by Aretha Franklin

We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It's our basic human right.

— Aretha Franklin

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Basic human rights quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest ste

Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.

Everyone has a right to peaceful coexistence, the basic personal freedoms, the alleviation of suffering, and the opportunity to lead a productive life.

We must build a movement for education, not incarceration.

A movement for jobs, not jails. A movement that will end all forms of discrimination against people released from prison - discrimination that denies them basic human rights to work, shelter and food.

Basic human rights quote I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world wil

I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.

The basic problem affecting the Pakistan today is human rights.

Islamic fundamentalists have no roots among the common people and while they are pushing hard for religious fundamentalists to take hold, the common people still seek change through humanitarian and common human rights law.

To become self-aware, people must be allowed to hear a plurality of opinions and then make up their own minds. They must be allowed to say, write and publish whatever they want. Freedom of expression is the most basic, but fundamental, right. Without it, human beings are reduced to automatons.

It's time to recognise the internet as a basic human right.

That means guaranteeing affordable access for all, ensuring internet packets are delivered without commercial or political discrimination, and protecting the privacy and freedom of web users regardless of where they live.

Basic human rights quote Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the old

Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.

Basically we could not have peace, or an atmosphere in which peace could grow, unless we recognized the rights of individual human beings... their importance, their dignity... and agreed that was the basic thing that had to be accepted throughout the world.

We can never have too much preparation and training.

We must be a strong competitor. We must adhere staunchly to the basic principle that anything less than full equality is not enough. If we compromise on that principle our soul is dead.

Old ideas die hard. We've had thousands of years of women having almost no rights. Parts of the world are in a struggle toward very basic human rights for women, and most of the world isn't even there yet. And it's going to take a long time to change these attitudes.

Basic human rights quote If things go wrong, don’t go with them.

If things go wrong, don’t go with them.

The very right to be human is denied every day to hundreds of millions of people as a result of poverty, the unavailability of basic necessities such as food, jobs, water and shelter, education, health care and a healthy environment.

When the man who feeds the world by toiling in the fields is himself deprived of the basic rights of feeding, sheltering, and caring for his own family, the whole community of man is sick.

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.

Basic human rights quote Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could

Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.

There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.

The basic human rights documents-the American Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of the Rights of Man-were written by political, not by religious, leaders.

We demand a non-violent world where human security is the basis of our common global security. People have the right to live in a world where the basic needs of all peoples are addressed. No more military attacks. No more war.

Basic human rights quote Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.

Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.

It is astonishing that gay and lesbian Americans are still treated as second-class citizens. I am confident that, very soon, the laws of this nation will reflect the basic truth that gay and lesbian people - like all human beings - are born equal in dignity and rights.

I want to take human rights out of their box.

I want to show the relevance of the universal principles of human rights to the basic needs of health, security, education and equality.

Those of us who decided to work for democracy in Burma made our choice in the conviction that the danger of standing up for basic human rights in a repressive society was preferable to the safety of a quiescent life in servitude

Basic human rights quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up beign the biggest ste

Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up beign the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step.

Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.

It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development... For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right.... Literacy is, finally, the road to human progress and the means through which every man, woman and child can realize his or her full potential.

My personal feeling, if I can interject a political note, is that I don't think it is right that basic health care is a privilege. It shouldn't be. It should be a right of all human beings. And certainly in the richest country in the world.

If one benefits tangibly from the exploitation of others who are weak, is one morally implicated in their predicament? Or are basic rights of human existence confined to the civilized societies that are wealthy enough to afford them? Our values are defined by what we will tolerate when it is done to others.

Basic human rights quote Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

There can be no real growth without healthy populations.

No sustainable development without tackling disease and malnutrition. No international security without assisting crisis-ridden countries. And no hope for the spread of freedom, democracy and human dignity unless we treat health as a basic human right.

American Jews are overwhelmingly liberal.

By "liberal," I mean, basically, support for the rule of law, support for human rights, support for peace; and on all those counts - rule of law, human rights, peace - Israel's record has become indefensible.

The vast majority of us don't want to face the fact that we're in the middle of a sweeping social revolution. In sex. In spiritual values. In opposition to wars no one wants. In opposition to government big-brotherhood. In civil rights. In basic human goals. They're all facets of a general upheaval.

Basic human rights quote Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions

Knowledge is having the right answer. Intelligence is asking the right questions.

Fear is not the natural state of civilized people.

We [Israel] already have two very strong democratic tools - the two basic laws of personal liberties and human rights. I think we should also provide the judiciary with another tool so that they can rely on the fact that Israel is a Jewish state in verdicts.

To all trans youth out there, I would like to say respect yourself and be proud of who you are. All human beings deserve equal treatment no matter their gender identity or sexuality. To be perceived as what you say you are is a basic human right.

Basic human rights quote Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know wh

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know whether you did it or not.

If we in Asia want to speak credibly for Asian values, we must be prepared to also champion those ideals which are universal and belong to humanity as a whole...It is altogether shameful, if ingenious, to cite 'Asian values' as an excuse for autocratic practices and the denial of basic rights and civil liberties.

Within a system which denies the existence of basic human rights, fear tends to be the order of the day.

In Scotland, Catholics have raised their voices against sectarianism and intolerance directed against the Church. Clearly, these actions show that freedom of religious expression, a basic human right, is not upheld in our midst as widely and as completely as it should be.

Basic human rights quote Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

The American experience influenced my understanding of individuality, basic human rights, freedom of expression and the rights and responsibilities of citizens.

Tanzania is standing by the people of Zimbabwe including President Mugabe.

.. Mugabe is there, he is president, he has been elected. If Tanzania had simply said, stupid, you're hopeless, a murderer, a violator of basic human rights; does that remove Mugabe from office? It doesn't.

For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right.

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.

Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort;

rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.

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