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All civil rights and the right to hold office were
by Roger Sherman

All civil rights and the right to hold office were
to be extended to persons of any Christian denomination.
- Roger Sherman

Let us live no more to ourselves, but to Him who loved us,
and gave Himself to die for us.
- Roger Sherman

We were driven off like rats in five minutes.
- Roger Sherman

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society,
and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti

 

All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.
- Francois Fenelon

The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal
government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.
- Ronald Reagan

The faith must express itself in charity and in solidarity,
which is the civil form of charity.
- Claudio Hummes

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My father was a professor of civil engineering at MIT,
and my mother taught high school English.
- Eric Allin Cornell

I do not believe that defending traditional marriage
between one man and one woman excludes anybody or usurps
anybody's civil rights and denies anybody their civil rights.
- Alan Autry

The human rights community has focused very narrowly
on political and civil rights for many decades,
and with reason, but now we have to ask how can we broaden the view.
- Paul Farmer

We will not let terrorists change our way of life;
we will not live in fear; and we will not undermine
the civil liberties that characterize our Democracy.
- Adam Schiff

Reading is an activity subsequent to writing:
more resigned,
more civil, more intellectual.
- Jorge Luis Borges

The civil war which has so long prevailed between Spain
and the Provinces in South America still continues,
without any prospect of its speedy termination.
- James Monroe

Individual and national rights to wealth rest on the
basis of civil and international law,
or at least of custom that has the force of law.
- Alfred Marshall

I was in school studying civil engineering.
A guy approached me on the street and said that I had
a interesting look-very exotic.
He told me I should try to be in the industry.
- Thuy Trang

In the name of the constitution of Texas,
which has been trampled upon, I refuse to take this oath.
I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her.
- Sam Houston

For the gay establishment, the death of right and wrong
began when gaining civil rights ceased to be enough.
- Tammy Bruce

I have no difficulty with the recognition of civil
unions for non-traditional relationships but I believe
in law we should protect the traditional definition of marriage.
- Stephen Harper

It is my contention that civil disobediences are nothing
but the latest form of voluntary association,
and that they are thus quite in tune with the oldest
traditions of the country.
- Hannah Arendt

And we love to dance, especially that new one called the Civil War Twist.
The Northern part of you stands still while the Southern part tries to secede.
- Dick Gregory

The liberty of the Press is the Palladium of all the civil,
political and religious rights of an Englishman.
- Junius

There's a real question at stake now.
Is President Obama creating a civil war in our own country?
- Jon Voight

We want to keep the actual Civil War experience alive.
- Bobby Riggs

The law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens,
though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind.
- William Blackstone

I chose America as my home because I value freedom and democracy,
civil liberties and an open society.
- George Soros

My father, who had previously been a civil engineer,
died in the great influenza epidemic of 1918.
- James Rainwater

The civil rights movement in the United States was about the same thing,
about equality of treatment for all sections of the people,
and that is precisely what our movement was about.
- John Hume

I honestly do not know if civil disobedience has any
effect on the government.
I can promise you it has a great effect on the person who chooses to do it.
- Martin Sheen

Well, take the evolution of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
It began as hackers' rights.
Then it became general civil liberties of everybody -
government stay away.
- Esther Dyson

You know, the thing that struck me about Civil War
music was how bloody it was;
it was full of hatred.
There was incredible vitriol in it.
- T-Bone Burnett

This kind of painting with its large frames is a bourgeois drawing-room art.
It is an art dealer's art-and that came in after the
civil wars following the French Revolution.
- Edvard Munch

My father was in the civil service.
I can remember standing in a bus shelter in the pouring rain,
and that we were allowed candy floss at the end of
the holiday if we had behaved.
- Honor Blackman

Winning the Revolutionary War, or the Civil War,
or World War II were the turning points in our history,
the sine qua non of our forward progress.
- Stephen Ambrose

If you print money like in Zimbabwe...
the purchasing power of money goes down,
and the standards of living go down,
and eventually,
you have a civil war.
- Marc Faber

But a multitude of people, even the two hundred million of the Chinese empire,
cannot subsist without civil government.
- Ezra Stiles

Since I became chairman, I've tried to turn EFF into
civil liberties and responsibilities.
- Esther Dyson

Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free,
but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum
on earth for civil and religious liberty.
- Samuel Adams

I believe health care is a civil right.
- Dennis Kucinich

That a majority of women do not wish for any important
change in their social and civil condition,
merely proves that they are the unreflecting slaves of custom.
- Lydia M. Child

We've talked more about civil rights after the Civil
Rights Act of 1964 than we talked about it before 1964.
- Clarence Thomas

Civil and political rights are critical,
but not often the real problem for the destitute sick.
My patients in Haiti can now vote but they can't get
medical care or clean water.
- Paul Farmer

Health care is not a privilege.
It's a right.
It's a right as fundamental as civil rights.
It's a right as fundamental as giving every child a
chance to get a public education.
- Rod Blagojevich

I had advocated the establishment of a Negro industrial commission.
I had gestured against the growth of monopoly power.
I had introduced a few civil rights bills.
- Emanuel Celler

As long as I am nothing but a ghost of the civil dead,
I can do nothing.
- Jack Henry Abbott

The South resented giving the Afro-American his freedom,
the ballot box and the Civil Rights Law.
- Ida B. Wells

This thing called Patriot Act, through which we abdicated
a lot of our civil rights to defend the country against terrorism,
it's a four-year story.
- Neil Young

Civil liberty is the status of the man who is guaranteed
by law and civil institutions the exclusive employment
of all his own powers for his own welfare.
- William Graham Sumner

The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution,
are worth defending against all hazards:
And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks.
- Samuel Adams

I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be
enforced at gunpoint if necessary.
- Ronald Reagan

Public-opinion polls show that Americans split about evenly on civil unions.
But when the words "gay marriage" are presented,
they break 3-to-1 against it.
- Dick Morris

It becomes us in humility to make our devout acknowledgments
to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for the inestimable
civil and religious blessings with which we are favored.
- James K. Polk

Nothing could be more insulting to me than the concept of civil rights.
It means perpetual second-class citizenship for me and my kind.
- James H. Meredith

The civil rights movement would experience many important victories,
but Rosa Parks will always be remembered as its catalyst.
- Jim Costa

The pursuit of perfection always implies a definite aristocracy,
which is as much a goal of effort as a noble philosophy,
an august civil polity or a great art.
- Ralph A. Cram

Liberals are stalwart defenders of civil liberties -
provided we're only talking about criminals.
- Ann Coulter

Despite what the pundits want us to think,
contested primaries aren't civil war,
they are democracy at work, and that's beautiful.
- Sarah Palin

Nor should the U.S.
military be forced to remain in Iraq essentially as
an army for one side of a civil war.
- Peter DeFazio

John Brown first swam into my vision in the 1960s when
I was a political activist in the civil rights movement
and the anti-war movement at Chapel Hill,
where I went to university.
- Russell Banks

The only reason of the institution of civil government;
and the only rational ground of submission to it,
is the common safety and utility.
- Jonathan Mayhew

My first civil disobedience arrest for social justice
was in 1986 for protesting the SDI.
- Martin Sheen

And I'm a slow writer: five, six hundred words is a good day.
That's the reason it took me 20 years to write those
million and a half words of the Civil War.
- Shelby Foote

Business, labor and civil society organizations have
skills and resources that are vital in helping to build
a more robust global community.
- Kofi Annan

Standards of conduct appropriate to civil society or
the workings of a democracy cannot be purely and simply applied to the Church.
- Joseph Ratzinger

The American people do not want people thumbing their nose at the law.
It undercuts the very fabric of our society and the
system of civil justice and of criminal justice as well.
- Ernest Istook

But I would make it unambiguously clear that we are going to withdraw,
and if Iraq falls into civil war and if all these unhappy things occur,
we're just going to have to accept them.
- William Odom

Americans need to understand the significance of having
their civil liberties dismantled.
It doesn't just affect terrorists and foreigners,
it affects us all.
- Bianca Jagger

I believe public education is the new civil rights
battle and I support charter schools.
- Andrew Cuomo

So many of us had hoped that the civil system might
be an alternative for some women,
where the burdens were a little bit less,
and cases might be easier to prove.
- Susan Estrich

A civil servant doesn't make jokes.
- Eugene Ionesco

A little less complaint and whining,
and a little more dogged work and manly striving,
would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.
- W. E. B. Du Bois

No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood.
The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.
- Andrew Jackson


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