Main Index: Subject Index Human Rights

Human Rights Displaying 1 through 4 of 4 Quotes

"I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers."  (Mohandas Gandhi)

"Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual)."  (Ayn Rand)

"When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him."  (Bayard Rustin)

"Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally."  (Abraham Lincoln, 1809-65)

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Main Index: Subject Index Human Rights