Quotes About Rights And Duties

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Quotes About Rights And Duties

Liberty is an affair of laws and institutions which bring rights and duties into equilibrium. It is not at all an affair of selecting the proper class to rule.
— William Graham Sumner —

... marriage, they say, halves one's rights and doubles one's duties.

— Louisa May Alcott

To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties.

— Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The duties I ask of myself are obligatory for absolutely every individual, everywhere. Moreover, just as I recognize these rights and duties of others, I would like the others to recognize them form me as well.

— Ameen Rihani

Insurrection is the most sacred of rights and the most indispensable of duties.

— Marquis De Lafayette

The duties are even more important than the rights; and in the long run I think that the reward is ampler and greater for duty well done, than for the insistence upon individual rights.

— Theodore Roosevelt

Our legislators are not sufficiently apprized of the rightful limits of their power; that their true office is to declare and enforce only our natural rights and duties, and to take none of them from us.

— Thomas Jefferson

Inasmuch as the domestic household is antecedent, as well as in idea as in fact, the family must necessarily have rights and duties which are prior than those of the Community and founded more immediately in nature.

— Pope Leo XIII

It used to be believed that the parent had unlimited claims on the child and rights over him. In a truer view of the matter, we are coming to see that the rights are on the side of the child and the duties on the side of the parent.

— William Graham Sumner

The real danger of democracy is, that the classes which have the power under it will assume all the rights and reject all the duties-that is, that they will use the political power to plunder those-who-have.

— William Graham Sumner

In Swaraj, based on ahimsa, people need not know their rights, but it is also necessary for them to know their duties.

— Mahatma Gandhi

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