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We have a human rights interest. Then there is the immigration problem. The human-rights violations have caused people to take to boats and flood not only the United States, but other countries in the region, creating great instability.

Warren Christopher

The twentieth century may tell us that we have nothing to be complacent about in the recent history of humankind; but it also tells us that there is nothing inevitable about tyranny.

Rowan D. Williams

Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

A good motivation is what is needed: compassion without dogmatism, without complicated philosophy; just understanding that others are human brothers and sisters and respecting their human rights and dignities. That we humans can help each other is one of our unique human capacities.

Tenzin Gyatso

Man's inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn!

Robert Burns

What it will mean is that companies will have to take account of human-rights implications of any investment they make.

Tristen Taylor

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.

Thomas Jefferson

If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships -- the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Nations will rise and fall, but equality remains the ideal. The universal aim is to achieve respect for the entire human race, not just for the dominant few.

Carlos P. Romulo

Human Rights for everyone is the necessary foundation upon which all of us may build a world where everybody may live in peace and serenity and plenty.

Michael Douglas

The idea of cultural relativism is nothing but an excuse to violate human rights.

Shirin Ebadi

Without peace, there is little hope for human rights

Martin Ennals

Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.

Robert Ingersoll

Whenever there is a conflict between human rights and property rights, human rights must prevail.

Abraham Lincoln

The human soul has still greater need of the ideal than of the real. It is by the real that we exist; it is by the ideal that we live.

Victor Hugo

What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent, unspeakable memories.

George Eliot

The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.

D.H. Lawrence

I define sustainable history as a durable progressive trajectory in which the quality of life on this planet or other planets is premised on the guarantee of human dignity for all at all times and under all circumstances.

Nayef Al-Rodhan

The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.

Alice Walker

I have already mentioned that recent years have brought with them much disillusionment concerning what has so far been achieved by humanity.

Hjalmar Branting

Trust is a skill, one that is an aspect of virtually all human practices, cultures, and relationships.

Robert C. Solomon

The health effects of air pollution imperil human lives. This fact is well-documented.

Eddie Bernice Johnson

Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion; the liberation of the human body from the dominion of property; liberation from the shackles and restraint of government.

Strider1957 Emma Goldman

The human body is sacred - the veritable tabernacle of the divine spirit which inhabits it. It is a solemn duty of mankind to develop, protect and preserve it from pollution, unnecessary wastage and weakness.

Stephen L. Richards

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