Top 10 minorities quotes

What are the TOP 10 quotes about minorities?

One great object of the Constitution was to restrain majorities from oppressing minorities or encroaching upon their just rights.

James K. Polk, president

The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.

Ayn Rand, writer

Beware the tyranny of the minority.


Shall we judge a country by the majority, or by the minority? By the minority, surely.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

A minority may be right, and a majority is always wrong.

Henrik Ibsen, poet

My non-violence bids me dedicate myself to the service of the minorities.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

Minorities have a right to appeal to the Constitution as a shield against such oppression.

James K. Polk, president

The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.

Lord (John Emerich Edward Dalberg) Acton,

All history is a record of the power of minorities, and of minorities of one.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

No democracy can long survive which does not accept as fundamental to its very existence the recognition of the rights of minorities.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, president

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