Friday, June 5, 2015
Sayings And Quotes On Human Rights
Selected Human Rights Quotes (10 Quotations)
1. Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression, or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that creates huge inequalities.
- Pope Francis
2. The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
- John F. Kennedy
3. Human rights are not worthy of the name if they do not protect the people we don't like as well as those we do.
- Trevor Phillips
4. To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.
- Nelson Mandela
5. Human rights are not things that are put on the table for people to enjoy. These are things you fight for and then you protect.
- Wangari Maathai
6. Human rights are women's rights and women's rights are human rights.
- Hilary Clinton
7. Women's empowerment is intertwined with respect for human rights.
- Mahnaz Afkhami
8. Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.
- Jimmy Carter
9. You are a human being. You have rights inherent in that reality. You have dignity and worth that exists prior to law.
- Lyn Beth Neylon
10. Human rights are those rights which you enjoy simply because you are a human being. They are not a privilege. They are a responsibility.
- Dr. Andrew Conteh