Quotes by rights

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  • Thurgood Marshall
    Thurgood Marshall
    American lawyer, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court 1908-1993
    Thurgood Marshall
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    A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
    Napoleon
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    A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
  • William Jennings Bryan
    William Jennings Bryan
    American orator and politician 1860-1925
    William Jennings Bryan
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    Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    American businessman 1946-
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    Any violation of civil rights will be aggressively pursued and prosecuted by my administration. No one will be above the law.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
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    No political party has exclusive patent rights on prosperity.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
    Ben Shapiro
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    Americans take justifiable pride in the freedoms given to them by nature or God and enshrined in the Constitution's Bill of Rights.
  • Bennie Thompson
    Bennie Thompson
    American politician 1948-
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    Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.
  • Frank Moore Colby
    Frank Moore Colby
    American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
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    By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.
  • Dick Gregory
    Dick Gregory
    African-American comedian, civil rights activist, social critic, writer and entrepreneur 1932-2017
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    Civil Rights: What black folks are given in the U.S. on the installment plan, as in civil-rights bills. Not to be confused with human rights, which are the dignity, stature, humanity, respect, and freedom belonging to all people by right of their birth.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
  • Carol Bellamy
    Carol Bellamy
    American nonprofit executive 1942-
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    Here once again education is crucial, it enables children to be become more aware of their rights and to exercise them in a respectful manner which helps them shape their own future.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    No democracy can long survive which does not accept as fundamental to its very existence the recognition of the rights of minorities.
  • Breyten Breytenbach
    Breyten Breytenbach
    South African writer and painter 1939-
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    The predominant yardstick of your government is not human rights but national interests.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
    B. R. Ambedkar
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    What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights.
  • A. Philip Randolph
    A. Philip Randolph
    American labor unionist and civil rights activist 1889-1979
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    A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
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