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  • Gerald F. Lieberman
    Gerald F. Lieberman
    American writer
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    Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    A bargain is in its very essence a hostile transaction do not all men try to abate the price of all they buy? I contend that a bargain even between brethren is a declaration of war.
  • Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Swedish songwriter, producer, member of ABBA 1945-
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    Cultural variety is always worth striving for, but must never precede the declaration of human rights.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Do not destroy that immortal emblem of humanity, the Declaration of Independence.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Freedom is a timeless value. The United Nations Charter calls for encouraging respect for fundamental freedoms. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights mentions freedom more than twenty times. All countries have committed to protecting individual freedoms on paper - but in practice, too many break their pledge.
  • Antonio Tabucchi
    Antonio Tabucchi
    Italian writer and academic 1943-
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    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.
  • Henry van Dyke
    Henry van Dyke
    American Protestant Clergyman and Writer 1852--1933
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    In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    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.
  • Will Durant
    Will Durant
    American writer, historian, and philosopher 1885-1981
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    Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence. It continues to make us unequal.
  • William J. Durant
    William J. Durant
    American historian and writer 1885-1981
    William J. Durant
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    Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence. It continues to make us unequal.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Nothing is more disgusting than the crowing about liberty by slaves, as most men are, and the flippant mistaking for freedom of some paper preamble like a Declaration of Independence, or the statute right to vote, by those who have never dared to think or to act.
  • Carl Bernstein
    Carl Bernstein
    American investigative journalist and author 1944-
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    The American Revolution and Declaration of Independence, it has often been argued, were fueled by the most radical of all American political ideas.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    The assertion that 'all men are created equal' was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    President of the US 1946-
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    The last time I checked, the Constitution said, 'of the people, by the people and for the people.' That's what the Declaration of Independence says.
    Source: Campaign speech given in California
  • Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Swedish songwriter, producer, member of ABBA 1945-
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    The UN declaration on human rights must always be first in line before religion or other cultural habits, in case of any conflict between them.
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