Rights In America Quotes

Rights In America Quotes by Patricia Arquette, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Julian Bond, William O. Douglas, David Barton and many others.

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I’m excited about the state of women’s spiritual life and interior life and who women are. I wish the political establishment would catch up, because we still don’t have equal rights in America.
Patricia Arquette
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.
Thomas Jefferson
No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.
Abraham Lincoln
Discrimination is discrimination no matter who the victim is, and it is always wrong. There are no special rights in America, despite the attempts by many to divide blacks and the gay community with the argument that the latter are seeking some imaginary special rights at the expense of blacks.
Julian Bond
Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.
William O. Douglas
Only majorities can expand political rights in America’s constitutional society.
David Barton
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
I think whoever is the president [he] must guard your liberties, must not erode your rights in America.
George W. Bush
A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
A. Philip Randolph
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin
During the 19th-century struggle for womens rights in America, many saw a competition between rights for black people and those for women.
Karen DeCrow