Declaration Of Human Rights Quotes

Declaration Of Human Rights Quotes by Bjorn Ulvaeus, Isabel Allende, Eleanor Roosevelt, Kofi Annan, Antonio Tabucchi, Evo Morales and many others.

Cultural variety is always worth striving for, but must

Cultural variety is always worth striving for, but must never precede the declaration of human rights.
Bjorn Ulvaeus
I was born in the middle of World War II, the middle of the Holocaust; I was born when there was no declaration of human rights, when feminism was not an issue, when children were working in factories. I mean, today’s world is a better place!
Isabel Allende
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Human beings are not property. On the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, let us reaffirm the inherent dignity of all men, women and children. And let us redouble our efforts so that the words of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – ‘no one shall be held in slavery or servitude’ – ring true.
Kofi Annan
The will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of government.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.
Eleanor Roosevelt
I don’t have any doubts either about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Perhaps some more should be added to the list, but I don’t have the slightest doubt about human rights.
Antonio Tabucchi
Israel does not respect the principles or purposes of the United Nations charter nor the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Evo Morales
Realising the healthy international relations can be created only among populations made up of individuals who themselves are healthy and enjoy a measure a independence, the United Nations elaborated a Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the U.N. General Assembly on December 10, 1948.
Albert Einstein
Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home.
Eleanor Roosevelt
The International Declaration of Human Rights says the right to housing, health, education should be guaranteed to everyone. The moment these things are provided, we will have a different world order and nuclear weapons will become less of a threat.
Bernard Lown
The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State.
Eleanor Roosevelt
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights describes the family as the natural and fundamental unit of society. It follows that any choice and decision with regard to the size of the family must irrevocably rest with the family itself, and cannot be made by anyone else.
Garrett Hardin
Everyone has the right to rest and leisure, including reasonable limitation of working hours and periodic holidays with pay.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Terrorists and their allies believe the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the American Bill of Rights and every charter of liberty ever written are lies to be burned and destroyed and forgotten.
George W. Bush
The UN Declaration of Human Rights laid down what any person might reasonably expect, yet there are remarkably few people who enjoy these rights. With cameras in the hands of activists and meaningful distribution of those images, we will witness what really goes on in this world and hopefully want to change it.
Peter Gabriel
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights… stands as a landmark achievement in the history of human liberty.
George W. Bush