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Olof Palme Quotes and Sayings

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The rights of democracy are not reserved for a select group within society,
they are the rights of all the people.
- Olof Palme

For us democracy is a question of human dignity.
And human dignity is political freedom.
- Olof Palme

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt PHOTO

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller PHOTO
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

 

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

So long as we have enough people in this country willing
to fight for their rights,
we'll be called a democracy.
- Roger Nash Baldwin

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I'm strongly for a patient Bill of Rights.
Decisions ought to be made by doctors,
not accountants.
- Charles Schumer

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

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
An intelligent woman gives up.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I think this society suffers so much from too much freedom,
too many rights that allow people to be irresponsible.
- Boyd Rice

Women's rights is not only an abstraction,
a cause; it is also a personal affair.
It is not only about us; it is also about me and you.
Just the two of us.
- Toni Morrison

The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.
- J. Paul Getty

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.
- Carl Schurz

There are only two things we should fight for.
One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights.
- Smedley Butler

The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
- Margaret Thatcher

Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights,
and governments need to learn from that,
listen to the movement and respond.
- Charlotte Bunch

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

I demanded more rights for women because I know what
women had to put up with.
- Evita Peron

I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded,
rights are protected and the people of this land are
treated as equals under the law.
- Paul Martin

Cambodia possesses now the rights to look far into
the future and everything for making a future construction
is waiting for the Cambodian own efforts.
- Hun Sen

We would be false to our trust if we allowed the time
it takes to give effect to constitutional rights to
be used as the very reason for taking away those rights.
- Frank Murphy

I am strongly pro-life, and have fought to protect
the rights of the unborn my entire career.
I will continue to fight for this cause because I value
the sanctity of all human life.
- Rob Bishop

The most important of all rights is the right to life,
and I cannot foresee a day when domesticated animals
will be granted that right in law.
- J. M. Coetzee

The republican is the only form of government which
is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.
- Thomas Jefferson

Strictly speaking, my interest is not in legal rights
for animals but in a change of heart towards animals.
- J. M. Coetzee

There is no consensus even today on the merits of Napoleon -
and certainly no agreement on the rights and wrongs
of the origins of the First World War.
- Douglas Hurd

Similarly, the problem of the rights of the state in
the disposition of inheritances left by individuals
presents social aspects of the first importance.
- Rene Cassin

Human rights is a universal standard.
It is a component of every religion and every civilization.
- Shirin Ebadi

We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights.
It is time now to write the next chapter -
and to write it in the books of law.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Workers organized and fought for worker rights and food safety,
Social Security and Medicare - they fought to change government.
And they won.
- Sherrod Brown

Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights,
science and its offspring technology have been used
in this century as brutal instruments for oppression.
- John Charles Polanyi

These are all voluntary resources which help parents
sort out the choices without infringing on the artists' rights to free speech,
which is something that we respect.
- Tipper Gore

Rarely in my 45 years as a civil rights lawyer have
I been so angry about an injustice as I am about what
happened to Billy Ray Johnson.
- Morris Dees

I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss
of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars.
All we demanded was our right to twinkle.
- Marilyn Monroe

A political prisoner is someone who is out fighting
for his or her people's rights and freedom and is imprisoned for that alone.
- Leonard Peltier

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

Working families need to know that we will work to
protect their health needs,
promote the development of safe, effective medicines,
and guarantee patient rights.
- Christopher Dodd

The issue of human rights is one of the most fundamental
human issues and also one of the most sensitive and controversial.
- Ali Hoseini-Khamenei

I hope the example of Saddam Hussein will give a lesson
to leaders of other countries where human rights are not respected.
- Shirin Ebadi

Don't forget your great guns, which are the most respectable
arguments of the rights of kings.
- Frederick The Great

I tend to think of all the songs the same -
I give them all kind of equal rights.
- Jules Shear

We always hear about the rights of democracy,
but the major responsibility of it is participation.
- Wynton Marsalis

The idea of cultural relativism is nothing but an excuse to violate human rights.
- Shirin Ebadi

The whole notion of land property rights in the Arab
world is different from that in Europe.
- William Odom

Most governments in Latin America have failed to recognize
the rights of indigenous people and their right to
their own traditional territories.
- Bianca Jagger

Nobody and nothing will stop Russia on the road to
strengthening democracy and ensuring human rights and freedoms.
- Vladimir Putin

One man's blasphemy doesn't override other people's free-speech rights,
their freedom to publish, freedom of thought.
- Dan Savage

And also a lot of Muslims are no more religious then the average Swede.
For them it's natural that human rights come first.
- Bjorn Ulvaeus

To me, a feminist belongs in the same category as a
humanist or an advocate for human rights.
I don't see why someone who's a feminist should be thought of differently.
- Suzanne Vega

I believe every child has the right to a mother and a father.
Men and women are not the same.
That's not to say they're not entitled to equal rights,
but they are not the same.
- Mark Davis

But we must create in each person a sense of responsibility
in order that each one of us can have the right to enjoy all his rights.
- Frederica Montseny

Let's deal with reality.
The reality is that we will be reading Miranda rights
to the corpse of Osama bin Laden.
He will never appear in an American courtroom.
- Eric Holder

I want each and every West Virginian to have bragging rights.
I want to stop playing defense and start playing offense.
So, together, let us grab the reins of history.
- Joe Manchin III

Well, they are critics of the Bush administration generally
on the human rights record of the administration,
and in particular, they are very, very critical of this use of science.
- Jane Mayer

The ones who were negotiating are now on the front line of this intifada,
because they found that the negotiations didn't give
them the minimum of their rights.
- Hassan Nasrallah

We are forced by the major publishers to include electronic
rights in the contracts we make with publishers for new books.
And there's very little we can do about that.
- Richard Curtis

We don't need a weakened government but a strong government
that would take responsibility for the rights of the
individual and care for the society as a whole.
- Vladimir Putin

Human rights are praised more than ever -
and violated as much as ever.
- Anna Lindh

By 1962, King had become, by the media's reckoning,
the new civil rights leader.
- Constance Baker Motley

The argument on the other side of special rights is completely bogus.
It's bogus because you could make exactly the same
claim about racial or ethnic or religious minorities.
- Tom Allen

The Good Friday Agreement and the basic rights and
entitlements of citizens that are enshrined within
it must be defended and actively promoted by London and Dublin.
- Gerry Adams

I always believed that women have rights and that there
are some women that are intelligent enough to claim those rights.
There are some others that are stupid enough not to.
- Shakira

I don't believe gun owners have rights.
- Sarah Brady

Zeal is very blind, or badly regulated,
when it encroaches upon the rights of others.
- Pasquier Quesnel

No references to the need to fight terror can be an
argument for restricting human rights.
- Vladimir Putin

Protecting the rights of even the least individual
among us is basically the only excuse the government has for even existing.
- Ronald Reagan

The civil rights movement wasn't easy for anybody.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

The idea of human rights as a fundamental principle
can be seen to underlie throughout Islamic teachings.
- Ali Hoseini-Khamenei

Every one of my positions cuts - out half the country.
I'm pro-choice, I'm pro-gay rights, I'm pro-immigration,
I'm against guns, I believe in Darwin.
- Michael Bloomberg

If God gives you rights, no man and no government can take them away from you.
- Roy Moore


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