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No man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility. (Quote by - Gerald W. Johnson)

I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers. (Quote by - Gandhi)

Of equality - As if it harm'd me, giving others the same chances and rights as myself - As if it were not indispensable to my own rights that others possess the same. (Quote by - Walt Whitman)

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. (Quote by - Claude Arien Helvetius)

Every man has by the law of nature a right to such a waste portion of the earth as is necessary for his subsistence. (Quote by - Sir Thomas More)

Reparation for our rights at home, and security against the like future violations. (Quote by - William Pitt, Earl of Chatham)

Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself. (Quote by - Robert Ingersoll)

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. (Quote by - Henry George)

I am glad to see that men are getting their rights, but I want women to get theirs, and while the water is stirring I will step into the pool. (Quote by - William Pitt, Earl of Chatham)

It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home. (Quote by - Carl T. Rowan)

Always do right; this will gratify some people and astonish the rest. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

They made and recorded a sort of institute and digest of anarchy, called the rights of man. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

Equal rights for all, special privileges for none. (Quote by - Claude Arien Helvetius)

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

No man has a right to do what he pleases, except when he pleases to do right. (Quote by - Charles Simmons)

No man is above the law and no man below it. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

The golden rule is that there are no golden rules. (Quote by - William Pitt, Earl of Chatham)

From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own. (Quote by - Carl Schurz)

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. (Quote by - John Fitzgerald Kennedy)

Silence never won rights. They are not handed down from above; they are forced by pressures from below. (Quote by - Roger Baldwin)

The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins. (Quote by - Claude Arien Helvetius)

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress. (Quote by - Charles Fourier)

The right to be heard does not include the right to be taken seriously. (Quote by - Hubert H. Humphrey)

The public good is in nothing more essentially interested, than in the protection of every individual's private rights. (Quote by - Sir William Blackstone)

If the equality of individuals and the dignity of man be myths, they are myths to which the republic is committed. (Quote by - Howard Mumford Jones)

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