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Quotes of Rights

  1. House was the first film where I had no influence on the script. I had to buy the script with the game rights – Uwe Boll
  2. If we must die, we die defending our rights – Sitting Bull
  3. That's what the Senate is about. It's the last bastion of minority rights where a minority can be heard, where a minority can stand on its feet, one individual if necessary, and speak until he falls into the dust. – Robert Byrd
  4. We have a human rights interest. Then there is the immigration problem. The human -rights violations have caused people to take to boats and flood not only the United States, but other countries in the region, creating great instability. – Warren Christopher
  5. To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker. – Frederick Douglass
  6. So the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is out there preserving and fighting for, and sometimes winning and sometimes losing, the fight for First Amendment rights in comics and, more generally, for freedom of speech. – Neil Gaiman
  7. All I want to be is human and American and have all the same rights and I will shut up. – Martha Griffiths
  8. Liberty, freedom and democracy are very fuzzy words, but human rights is very specific. – Joichi Ito
  9. In a world of increasing inequality, the legitimacy of institutions that give precedence to the property rights of "the Haves" over the human rights of "the Have Nots" is inevitably called into serious question. – David Korten
  10. What does it mean to be an American? While each of us may have our own specific answer to that question, we likely can agree on the basic principles of America: freedom, equal opportunity, and rights accompanied by responsibilities. – Ben Nelson
  11. Equality of rights means that some people cannot simply impose obligations on others, for the moral agency and rights of those others would then be violated. – Tom G. Palmer
  12. The success of those doctrines would also subvert the Federal Constitution, change the character of the Federal Government, and destroy our rights in respect to slavery. – John H. Reagan
  13. It proved easier to buy the farm to get the mineral rights than to buy the coal rights alone. – Orville Redenbacher
  14. In 1998, I founded the American Center for Law and Justice, probably the premier public interest law firm in America defending the rights of believers. – Pat Robertson
  15. Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all. – Maximilien Robespierre

Usage examples for Rights

  1. He was a close observer of men and things- understood well the philosophy of human rights and the principles of the tenure by which the mother country held jurisdiction over the colonies. ” – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  2. You gave the Judge the whole history of the case- you told him how my uncle has deliberately stood in the way of my getting my rights for two years- you told him that he is my worst enemy? ” – John Marsh's Millions by Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow
  3. By rights he oughtn't to 'ave the same share as wot we're going to 'ave; he ain't doing none of the work." ” – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  4. “ I want you to know the rights of the case. ” – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  5. He knows about his talking sweet to our Susan, and he'll put things to rights – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  6. “ " So," thought McElroy again; " by all rights that should have been for me." ” – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  7. What would become of Susie if her stepmother secured her " rights – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  8. “ I guess you've got him dead to rights though. ” – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  9. Enter Society by all means, but to give your youth its rights – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  10. But what is the law for, except to preserve our rights – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  11. Was he not fit to try these rights or to decide upon them? ” – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  12. “ " I fear I have no rights he said. ” – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  13. She's rights too that I shouldn't dream of disputing. ” – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  14. “ I told them my ideas upon the subject, which were, that the first thing the people had to do, in order to recover their rights was to obtain a Reform of the Commons' House of Parliament. ” – Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3 by Henry Hunt
  15. If anything is out of order he has it put to rights at once. ” – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  16. “ I know my rights and my Margaret's rights and I'll have them in spite of you both. ” – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  17. The Covenanters, knowing their rights and power, refused. ” – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  18. “ I at once camped to dry them and got things put to rights for a start in the morning. ” – McKinlay's Journal of Exploration in the Interior of Australia by John McKinlay
  19. It seemed, to look at ye, ye'r true nature- what was by rights inside of ye. ” – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  20. If any one in this world has any rights over her, you have. ” – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day

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