This isn’t about the conflict; it is about the government doing nothing to acknowledge the current human rights violations being committed against Tamil civilians.
Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.
Civil Rights opened the windows. When you open the windows, it does not mean that everybody will get through. We must create our own opportunities.
Get up, stand up, stand up for your rights
You are a human being. You have rights inherent in that reality. You have dignity and worth that exists prior to law.
I would have voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Where there are no rights,there are no duties.
As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties
At various times during the last four thousand years God has asserted his rights and endeavoured to establish his own authority, his own laws, and his own government among the children of men.
There has been only a civil rights movement, whose tone of voice was adapted to an audience of liberal whites.
The struggle for democracy and human rights in Burma is a struggle for life and dignity. It is a struggle that encompasses our political, social and economic aspirations.
It puts limits on criminals' rights to destroy unborn children without the permission of the woman.
Water helped ancient man learn those first lessons about the rights of others and responsibility to a larger society.... It became part of the moral and mental legacy parents passed on to their children.
If the abstract rights of man will bear discussion and explanation, those of women, by a parity of reasoning, will not shrink from the same test.
If the abstract rights of man will bear discussion and explanation, those of women, by a parity of reasoning, will not shrink from the same test: though a different opinion prevails in this country.
The Gen. Commanding, takes this means of informing the people that he has not come among them to disturb them in the enjoyment of their rights, either of person or property.
The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment.
The environment is the most important, the most fundamental, civil-rights issue.... Four out of every five toxic-waste dumps in America is in a black neighborhood.
Strict adherence to these guidelines will ensure that federal employees will respect the rights of those who engage in religious practices or espouse religious beliefs.
The folk thing was about civil rights... ... Folk music is the music of the working class, the music of the folks. Blues is folk music.
Men of England! who inherit Rights that cost your sires their blood.
Both liberty and equality are among the primary goals pursued by human beings through many centuries; but total liberty for wolves is death to the lambs, total liberty of the powerful, the gifted, is not compatible with the rights to a decent existence of the weak and the less gifted.
I am going to sing lesbian love songs and support gay rights no matter what. The rest is public relations.
People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights.
Tyranny Absolves all faith; and who invades our rights, However his own commence, can never be But an usurper.