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A bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on earth, general or particular, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inferences
Thomas Jefferson
A free people claim their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their magistrate.
Thomas Jefferson
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
Before World War I one of the objections commonly urged against votes for women was that women would tend to be pacifists. During the war they gave a large-scale refutation of this charge, and the vote was given to them for their share in the bloody
Bertrand Russell
Don't get it right, just get it written
James Thurber
Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only right is what is after my constitution, the only wrong what is against it
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I disapprove of what you say, but I defend to the death your right to say it.
Voltaire
In giving rights to others which belong to them, we give rights to ourselves and to our country
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).
Ayn Rand
It infuriates me to be wrong when I know I'm right.
Moliere
Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one.
Mark Twain
My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I am right.
Ashleigh Brilliant
No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal rights of another, and this is all from which the laws ought to restrain him.
Thomas Jefferson
Only kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial "we."
Mark Twain
Only the sinner has a right to preach
Christopher Morley
Right is its own defense.
Bertolt Brecht
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Kahlil Gibran
Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.
Abraham Lincoln
The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government
George Washington
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
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