Rights Related Quotes
“Men being born with a title to perfect freedom and uncontrolled enjoyment of all the rights and privileges of the law of nature . . . no one can be put out of his estate and subjected to the political view of another, without his consent.”
“You could use the Transfer of Density Rights tool to balance mixed-use and open space.”
“Canadians don't trust the NDP with their money and Canadians don't trust the Conservatives with their rights.”
“The EU-Iran human rights dialogue enables the European Union to work to improve the human rights situation in Iran. We would like to see much greater commitment from Iran to the dialogue and to ensuring that the dialogue results in real progress achieved on the ground. We are frankly disappointed that Iran has not yet agreed dates for the next round, and [we] will continue to press them. Iran's attitude to human rights is damaging its reputation in the international community.”
I chose to defend human rights because I cannot maintain my silence in the face of injustice.
“Obviously, the township never intended to 'chill' the rights of employees before the board of commissioners. I understand why the ACLU took offense to that language.”
“The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to "create" rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting.”
Insurrection is the most sacred of rights and the most indispensable of duties.
Rights' are granted; 'duties' are enforced. To speak of rights and duties is to think in terms of authority.
“If people have a concern about property rights and property being taken without compensation they would look at this as a bill about fairness.”