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    Many a person seems to think it isn't enough for the government to guarantee him the pursuit of happiness. He insists it also run interference for him.

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What is true of every member of the society, individually, is true of them all collectively; since the rights of read more

What is true of every member of the society, individually, is true of them all collectively; since the rights of the whole can be no more than the sum of the rights of the individuals.

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Rights Quotes,
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It is in the American tradition to stand up for one's rights--even if the new way to stand up for read more

It is in the American tradition to stand up for one's rights--even if the new way to stand up for one's rights is to sit down.

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Most people think Great God will come from the sky,Take away ev'rything, and make ev'rybody feel high.But if you know read more

Most people think Great God will come from the sky,Take away ev'rything, and make ev'rybody feel high.But if you know what life is worth, you would look for yours on earth,And now you see the light, you stand up for right, yah.

by Bob Marley Found in: Rights Quotes,
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Equal rights for all, special privileges for none.

Equal rights for all, special privileges for none.

by Claude Arien Helvetius Found in: Rights Quotes,
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The equal right of all men to the use of land is as clear as
their equal right to read more

The equal right of all men to the use of land is as clear as
their equal right to breathe the air--it is a right proclaimed by
the fact of their existence. For we cannot suppose that some men
have a right to be in this world, and others no right.

by Henry George Found in: Rights Quotes,
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I don't care if the Bible says it. It's wrong. It's wrong to divide people on the basis of sexual read more

I don't care if the Bible says it. It's wrong. It's wrong to divide people on the basis of sexual preference, of sexual orientation. It's wrong to say that women are unequal, if the Bible says so. It's wrong to say that Blacks are unequal even if the Hammite myth supports it or suggests it. The Bible is often wrong. It is often right. Of course, it is often brilliantly right.

by Alan M. Dershowitz Found in: Rights Quotes,
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All men are born free and equal, and have certain natural,
essential, and unalienable rights.

All men are born free and equal, and have certain natural,
essential, and unalienable rights.

by Unattributed Author Found in: Rights Quotes,
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The right to be heard does not include the right to be taken seriously.

The right to be heard does not include the right to be taken seriously.

by Hubert H. Humphrey Found in: Rights Quotes,
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Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a
right to life, secondly to liberty, thirdly to read more

Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a
right to life, secondly to liberty, thirdly to property; together
with the right to defend them in the best manner they can.

by Samuel Adams Found in: Rights Quotes,
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