More than 100 Human rights phrases Of famous people who have gone down in history to fight and persevere in the most human goals.
Among them are Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Theodore Roosevelt, Mahatma Gandhi or Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
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1-Denying people their human rights is to challenge their own humanity.-Nelson Mandela.
2-Give every human being every claim you claim for yourself.-Robert G. Ingersoll.
3-The rights of all men are diminished when a man's rights are threatened.-John F. Kennedy.
4-Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where people feed and where individuals and nations are free.-Dalai Lama.
5-You are a human being, you have inherent rights to that reality. You have dignity and courage that exist before that law.-Lyn Beth Neylon.
6-A right is not something that someone gives you; It's something no one can take away from you.""Ramsey Clark.
7-Human rights are not violated only by terrorism, repression or murder, but by unjust economic structures that create enormous inequalities.-Pope Francisco.
8-The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights over her.-Chief Joseph.
9-The hope of a safe and livable world rests with nonconformist and disciplined people who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.-Martin Luther King, Jr.
10-The silence in the face of justice is complicity with the oppressor.-Ginetta Sagan.
11-Every state has the primary duty of protecting its population from human rights violations, as well as from the consequences of human, natural or man-made crises.-Pope Benedict XVI.
12-Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort. These are the basic human rights of the family, country, justice and human dignity.-Imelda Marcos.
13-Human rights are a universal norm. A component of every religion and every civilization.-Shirin Ebadi.
14-Remember, the change you want to see in the world and in your school, begins with you.-Author unknown.
15-Commit yourself to the noble struggle for human rights. You will make a better person of yourself, a great nation of your country and a better world to live.-Martin Luther King, Jr.
16-Freedom of expression is the basis of human rights, the root of human nature and the mother of truth. To kill freedom of expression is to insult human rights, repress human nature or suppress the truth.-Liu Xiaobo.
17-By giving rights to others, we give ourselves rights.-John F. Kennedy.
18-In my country South Africa, we fought for years against the demonic system of apartheid that divided human beings, children of the same god, into racial classifications and denied many of their basic human rights.-Desmond Tutu.
19-Life is a perspective and for me, if a human being has access to school, clean water and adequate medical care, that is the basis of human rights.-Gelila Bekele.
20-A community is democratic only when the most humble and weak person can enjoy the civil, economic and social rights that the greatest and most powerful possess. Philip Randolph.
21-Every human being has the right to decide his own destiny.- Bob Marley .
22"Arise, arise for your rights. Do not give up the fight.-Bob Marley.
23-The evolution of human rights clearly illustrates humanity's struggle to create a better world.-Robert Alan Silverstein.
24-The laws are silent in times of war.-Cicero.
25-All human beings, whatever their culture or historical past, suffer when they are intimidated, imprisoned or tortured. We must therefore insist on a global consensus, not only for the need to respect human rights throughout the world, but also for the definition of these rights, because it is inherent in all human beings to crave freedom, equality and dignity .-Dalai Lama.
26-No one is above the law and no one below it.-Theodore Roosevelt.
27-Human beings, in fact all living beings, have the right to pursue happiness and live in peace and freedom.-Dalai Lama.
28-I am in favor of justice, equality of opportunity and human rights. The elements indispensable in a democratic society and worth fighting for.-Helen Suzman.
29-No cause can justify the abuse of human rights.-Irene Khan.
30-Sin to be silent when they should protest, makes cowards men.-Abraham Lincoln.
31-Freedom means supremacy of human rights everywhere. Our support goes to those who struggle to gain those rights or keep them.-Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
32-Poverty is the absence of all human rights. The frustrations, hostility and anger generated by poverty can not sustain peace in any society.-Muhammad Yunus.
33-Whenever there is a conflict between human rights and property rights, human rights must prevail.-Abraham Lincoln.
34-The violations of human rights today are the cause of tomorrow's conflicts.-Mary Robinson.
35-We will not enjoy security without development, we will not enjoy development without security, and we will enjoy none without respect for human rights.-Kofi Annan.
36-Begins with the duties of a man and the rights will follow as the spring follows the winter.- Mahatma Gandhi .
37-Every human being, of any origin, deserves respect. We must respect others even as we respect ourselves.-U Thant.
38-It is my aspiration that health is not finally seen as a blessing to be desired, but as a human right to fight.-Kofi Annan.
39-People never complained about the universality of human rights, nor did they regard human rights as a Western imposition. It was often their leaders who did it.-Kofi Annan.
40-All men are born naturally free and independent.-George Mason.
41-Nothing and nobody will stop Russia on its way to strengthen democracy and ensure human rights and liberties.-Vladimir Putin.
42-The problem of human rights is one of the most fundamental and also one of the most sensitive and controversial.-Ali Khamenei.
43-Human rights are the rights of women, women's rights are human rights.-Hillary Clinton.
"I am inferior to any man whose rights trample.-Horace Greeley.
45. Human rights are inscribed in the hearts of people; Were there long before lawmakers wrote their first proclamation.-Mary Robinson.
46-The idea of cultural relativism is no more than an excuse to violate human rights.-Shirin Ebadi.
47-Whenever I hear someone argue in favor of slavery, I feel a strong urge to see her treated in him personally.-Abraham Lincoln.
48-Truth resides in every human heart, and you have to look for it there, and be guided by the truth as you see it. But no one has the right to compel others to act according to their own vision of the truth.-Mahatma Gandhi.
49. The fundamental violations of human rights always lead people to feel less and less human.-Aung San Suu Kyi.
50-It is time in the West not so much to defend human rights as human obligations.-Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
51-The world does not need a war on terrorism, it needs a culture of peace based on human rights for all.-Irene Khan.
52-Governments that block the aspirations of their people, who rob or are corrupt, who oppress, torture or deny freedom of expression and human rights, should keep in mind that they will find it increasingly difficult to escape the judgment of their own People, or justifiably, the scope of international law.-William Hague.
53-Knowledge makes a man incapable of being a slave.-Frederick Douglass.
54-The secret of peace is in the respect of human rights.-John Paul II.
55-Freedom and democracy are very diffuse words, but human rights is very specific.-Joichi Ito.
56. A commitment to human rights can not be fostered simply by the transmission of knowledge. Action and experience play a crucial role in the learning process.-Daisaku Ikeda.
57-Do not let any human being make you fall so low as to hate you.-Martin Luther King.
"You can imprison a man, but not an idea. You can exile a man, but not an idea. You can kill a man, but not an idea.-Benazir Bhutto.
59-Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life.-Nelson Mandela.
60-Human rights are praised more than ever and violated more than ever.-Anna Lindh.
61-If we destroy human rights and the rule of law in response to terrorism, they have won.-Joichi Ito.
62. The human right to education is much more than a lesson in schools or a theme in a day; Is a process to equip people with the tools they need to live their lives with security and dignity.-Kofi Annan.
63. The right to development is the measure of respect for all other human rights. That should be our goal: a situation where all individuals can maximize their potential and contribute to the evolution of society as a whole.-Kofi Annan.
64-Open your newspaper - any day of the week - and you will find a report from someone in the world who has been imprisoned, tortured or executed because his opinions or religion are unacceptable to his government.-Peter Benenson.
65. All peoples, regardless of their race or color, should enjoy basic Human Rights instead of being mistreated and discriminated against. -Zhou Enlai.
If the equality of individuals and the dignity of man are myths, they are myths for which the Republic is committed.-Howard Mumford Jones.
67-Torture is prohibited in two thirds of the world's countries but is still committed in secret. Many governments still allow unjust imprisonments, murders or"disappearances"carried out by their officers with impunity.-Peter Benenson.
68-The most powerful weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.-Stephen Biko.
69-A people inspired by democracy, human rights and economic opportunities, will turn its back decisively to extremism.-Benazir Bhutto.
70-I love the revolutionaries who have the courage to stand up against the status quo. They are always misunderstandings, but they are the ones that stand up for human rights.-Richard Hatch.
71-Spread the love wherever you go: first in your own home. Give love to your children, your wife, your husband, your neighbor. Do not let anyone come to you without making you better and happier. It is the living expression of the kindness of God; Kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.-Mother Teresa.
72. Health is a human need; Health is a human right.-James Lenhart.
73-A nation should not be judged by how it treats its citizens with a better position, but by how it treats those who have little or nothing.-Nelson Mandela.
"We are not myths of the past, jungle ruins or zoos. We are people and we want to be respected, not victims of intolerance and racism.-Chief Oren Lyons.
75-We discover that peace at any price is not peace. We discover that life at any price has no value, that life is nothing without privileges, pride, rights, joys that make it worth living. And we also discover that there is something more horrible, more atrocious than war or death; Live in fear.-Nelson Mandela.
I swore never to remain silent when human beings endured suffering and humiliation. We must always take part. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the torturer, never the tortured.-Elie Wiesel.
77-I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society. It is an ideal for which I am prepared to die."Eleanor Roosevelt.
78-Democracy is based on the principle of majority. This is especially true in a country like ours where the rights of the vast majority have been systematically denied. At the same time, democracy also requires the rights of politicians and other minorities to be safeguarded.-Nelson Mandela.
79-It means a lot to those who are oppressed to know that they are not alone. And never let anyone tell you that what you do is insignificant.-Bishop Desmond Tutu.
80-Oppressive religions with women are also against democracy, human rights and freedom of expression.-Taslima Nasrin.
81-Companies will have to take into account the human rights implications of any investment they make.-Tristen Taylor.
82-Although we are in different boats, you in your boat and I in my canoe, we share the same river of life.-Dom Helder Camara.
83. Human rights is the only ideology that deserves to survive.-Simon Wiesenthal.
84-Democracy is not the law of the majority, but the protection of the minority.-Albert Camus.
85-Fear is not the natural state of a civilized man.-Aung San Suu Kyi.
86-I feel more motivated and happy because there are people interested in our problems, people who care about us and support us in the struggle for human freedom.-Aktham Naisse.
87. It is not worth having rights not detached from well-done duty.-Mahatma Gandhi.
"I will not give up until the exploitation of all children is over and all children have their rights."-K Craig Kielburger.
89. All men have equal rights to liberty, to their prosperity and to the protection of laws.-Voltaire.
90-As long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we will be called a democracy.-Roger Nash Baldwin.
91. Everyone has the right to peaceful coexistence, basic personal liberties, the alleviation of suffering and the opportunity to lead a productive life.-Jimmy Carter.
The right of human life and happiness, not its destruction, is the first and only object of good government.-Thomas Jefferson.
93-Without peace, there is little hope for human rights.-Martin Ennals.
94. Caged birds sing for freedom, free birds fly.-Thorolf Rafto.
95-Tolerance and human rights need each other.-Simon Wiesenthal.
96. Peace, development and human rights are essentially interrelated, interdependently and indivisibly.-Theo van Boven.
97-I do not know what weapons the Third World War will be fought, but the fourth will be fought with sticks and stones.- Albert Einstein .
98-The human rights that we are going to discuss in Viene are the values par excellence through which we affirm together that we are one human community.-Boutros Boutros-Ghali.
99-Please, use your freedom to promote ours.-Aung San Suu Kyi.
100-Modern infrastructures that exist in the world contribute to the promotion of human rights and democracy.-Akbar Ganji.
101-Together we can prevent genocide from happening again. Together we can make a better future for our children.-Dith Pran.
102. Human rights for the whole world are the necessary basis for all of us to build a world where we all live in peace, serenity and fulfillment.-Michael Douglas.
It is never easy to define that it is moral, particularly in foreign policy. But at the risk of seeming simplistic, it seems to me that a foreign policy protects human rights everywhere.-Arthur Joseph Goldberg.
104-There is no contradiction between the application of effective law and civil respect for human rights.-Dorothy Height.
105-We believe that human rights transcend and must prevail over the sovereignty of the state.-José Ramos-Horta.
106-You can not have peace without human rights, gender equality and clean water. Look at the roots of war and you will find, on the reverse side, the foundational roots of peace.-Cora Weiss.