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Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about wisdom

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. ⏤ Martin Luther King, Jr.


Picture quote by Nelson Mandela about human

To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity. ⏤ Nelson Mandela


Picture quote by Ayn Rand about human

The smallest minority on earth in the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities. ⏤ Ayn Rand


Picture quote by Jimmy Carter about people

The abuse of women and girls is the most pervasive ⏤ Jimmy Carter


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Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights.

John Wooden, coach

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

A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

Whenever I hear any one, arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

Abraham Lincoln, president

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, writer

The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.

Chief Joseph, leader

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, writer

The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth.

Stonewall Jackson, soldier

America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense... human rights invented America.

Jimmy Carter, president

Men should think twice before making widowhood women's only path to power.

Gloria Steinem, activist

I want to encourage our people, to educate our people to have the courage to understand and fight for their rights.

Megawati Sukarnoputri, politician

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, writer

I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary.

Ronald Reagan, president

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, actress

Rights are not a matter of numbers - and there can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to a mob.

Ayn Rand, writer

Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.

Susan B. Anthony, activist

The rights of persons, and the rights of property, are the objects, for the protection of which Government was instituted.

James Madison, president

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, publisher

If we must die, we die defending our rights.

Sitting Bull, tribal chief

We have the Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities.

Bill Maher, comedian

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, revolutionary

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, first lady

People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights.

Indira Gandhi, politician

Gay rights is not something most of us think about - because most of us happen to have been born straight.

Jodi Picoult, author

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, lawyer

You don't have to love them. You just have to respect their rights.

Edward Koch, politician

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, politician

Americans chose a limited government that exists to protect our rights, not to grant them.

Marco Rubio, politician

We don't need a weakened government but a strong government that would take responsibility for the rights of the individual and care for the society as a whole.

Vladimir Putin, statesman

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, lawyer

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, activist

I have always believed that I should have had no difficulty in causing my rights to be respected.

Eli Whitney, inventor

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, activist

The little people must be sacred to the big ones, and it is from the rights of the weak that the duty of the strong is comprised.

Victor Hugo, author

The modern state no longer has anything but rights; it does not recognize duties any more.

Georges Bernanos, author

"Freedom from fear" could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights.

Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat

The hardest decisions in life are not between good and bad or right and wrong, but between two goods or two rights.

Joe Andrew, public servant

Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must — at that moment — become the center of the universe.

Elie Wiesel, novelist

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, activist

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, cleric

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, president

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, politician

In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

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, president

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, president

Nobody and nothing will stop Russia on the road to strengthening democracy and ensuring human rights and freedoms.

Vladimir Putin, statesman

Individual rights are the means of subordinating society to moral law.

Ayn Rand, writer

The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.

Franklin P. Adams, journalist

No references to the need to fight terror can be an argument for restricting human rights.

Vladimir Putin, statesman

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, actor

Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, philosopher

I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample underfoot.

Horace Greeley, editor

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, politician

He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist.

Jackie Kennedy, first lady

One man's blasphemy doesn't override other people's free-speech rights, their freedom to publish, freedom of thought.

Dan Savage, writer

I want the American people to understand that conservatism is an ideology of protecting the people and the people's rights.

Jonathan Krohn, author

The question is not if we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be. The nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

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, activist

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, scientist

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, politician

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, lawyer

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.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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, film actress

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, writer

The last struggle for our rights, the battle for our civilization, is entirely with ourselves.

William Wells Brown, activist

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, politician

And each of us can practice rights ourselves, treating each other without discrimination, respecting each other's dignity and rights.

Carol Bellamy, educator

I believe the equal rights amendment is a necessity of life for all citizens. The cabinet sometimes felt that I shouldn't be so outspoken.

Betty Ford, first lady

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, politician

As far as military necessity will permit, religiously respect the constitutional rights of all.

George McClellan, soldier

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, president

Well, it's the last step of the civil rights movement: You know, wrap your hands around some money, right?

Russell Simmons, businessman

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, educator

There are those who say to you -- we are rushing this issue of civil rights. I say we are 172 years late.

Hubert Humphrey, politician

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, president

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, writer

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, businessman

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, educator

My rights all spring front an infinitely nobler source - from favor and grace of God.

Gerrit Smith, politician

What libertarians assert is simply that differences among normal adults do not imply different fundamental rights.

Tom G. Palmer, educator

And government's only role is to secure our rights for us.

Roy Moore, judge

But, although America cannot be justly charged with violating the rights of Turkey, Turkey nevertheless can be justly charged with violating the rights of America.

Gerrit Smith, politician

I, like many members of my generation, was concerned with segregation and the repeated violation of civil rights.

Joseph Stiglitz, economist

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, judge

If God gives you rights, no man and no government can take them away from you.

Roy Moore, judge

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, statesman

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, actor

If government can give you rights, government can take them away from you.

Roy Moore, judge

I came at age in the '60s, and initially my hopes and dreams were invested in politics and the movements of the time - the anti-war movement, the civil rights movement. I worked on Bobby Kennedy's campaign for president as a teenager in California and the night he was killed.

David Talbot, journalist

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, politician

Working families need to know that we will work to protect their health needs, promote the development of safe, effective medicines, and guarantee patient rights.

Christopher Dodd, politician

Rights come from God, not from government.

Roy Moore, judge

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, writer

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, politician

It is true that they paid much more attention to the trade unions because the trade unions were after all speaking for the rights and conditions of working men and women in their employment.

Barbara Castle, politician

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, composer

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, actor

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 Brown-Waite, politician

I love the ACLU and I'm concerned now, especially when it comes to our rights, with current politics and the religious community and the Conservative majority or minority - I don't know who they are.

Debbie Harry, musician

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