War over water would be an ultimate obscenity. And yet, unfortunately it is conceivable... Water has been a source over so many years of erosion of confidence, of tension, of human rights abuses, really, of so many in areas whose traditional water supplies have been controlled and depleted by occupational authorities. That must stop if we're going to be able to develop a climate for peaceQueen Noor of Jordan
I am not here as a public official, but as a citizen of a troubled world who finds hope in a growing consensus that the generally accepted goals of society are peace, freedom, human rights, environmental quality, the alleviation of suffering, and the rule of law.James Earl Carter, Jr.
The belief in potential human virtue underlies the whole idea of the Bill of Rights; the document is a very tough guardian of that beliefRoger Rosenblatt
Human rights rest on human dignity. The dignity of man is an ideal worth fighting for and worth dying for.Robert Maynard