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The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights. - J. Paul Getty

If you assign people duties without granting them any rights, you must pay them well. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Even when I am gone, I shall remain in people's minds the star of their rights, my name will be the war cry of their efforts, the motto of their hopes. - Napoleon Bonaparte

People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false; a gift confers no rights. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights. - Indira Gandhi

The right to be alone, the most comprehensive of rights, and the right most valued by civilized man. - Louis D. Brandeis

All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression. - Thomas Jefferson

The best principles of our republic secure to all its citizens a perfect equality of rights. - Thomas Jefferson