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The trade unions, far from being content with these declarations,
established international liaisons and supported every
policy based on pacification and understanding.
- Leon Jouhaux

US presidents can make all the commitments and declarations
they want until they are blue in the face,
in the Muslim world they will always be perceived as partisan.
- Daniel Barenboim

No doubt unity is something to be desired,
to be striven for, but it cannot be willed into being by mere declarations.
- Theodore Bikel

Several speeches were made by the chiefs during the council,
all expressive in the highest degree of their friendly
disposition towards our government,
and their conduct in every particular manifested the
sincerity of their declarations.
- William Henry Ashley

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If honest of heart and uprightness before God were
lacking or if I did not patiently wait on God for instruction,
or if I preferred the counsel of my fellow-men to the
declarations of the Word of God,
I made great mistakes.
- George Muller

Among men and women, those in love do not always announce
themselves with declarations and vows.
But they are the ones who weep when you're gone.
Who miss you every single night, especially when the
sky is so deep and beautiful,
and the ground so very cold.
- Alice Hoffman

Be polite; write diplomatically; even in a declaration
of war one observes the rules of politeness.
- Otto von Bismarck

 

In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence
hangs on schoolroom walls,
but foreign policy follows Machiavelli.
- Howard Zinn

In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence,
then a recognition of interdependence.
- Henry Van Dyke

The difference of the degrees in which the individuals
of a great community enjoy the good things of life
has been a theme of declaration and discontent in all ages.
- William Herschel

Russia also declared its independence.
This was approved by the Supreme Soviet,
and you know and remember that there was the Declaration
on the Independence of Russia.
- Boris Yeltsin

However, if the religions in essence merely repeat
statements from the United Nations Human Rights Declaration,
such a Declaration becomes superfluous;
an ethic is more than rights.
- Hans Kung

Cultural variety is always worth striving for,
but must never precede the declaration of human rights.
- Bjorn Ulvaeus

The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution,
the Civil War-when I really think about them they all
seem about as likely as the parting of the Red Sea.
- Sarah Vowell

The reality is the cap-and-trade legislation offered
by the Democrats amounts to an economic declaration
of war on the Midwest by liberals on Capitol Hill.
- Mike Pence

Well, I think we still have to verify whatever declaration
we will get and make sure that it is comprehensive and accurate.
So, that would take care of the past activities.
- Mohamed ElBaradei

Many a revolution started with the actions of a few.
Only 56 men signed the Declaration of Independence.
A few hanging together can lead a nation to change.
- Wynton Marsalis

I've been speaking at churches for years,
as well as juvenile jails, rehabs and hospitals,
and I always talk about my faith.
That is a declaration of my relationship with God.
- Smokey Robinson

The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show.
Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that...
and all the glory of it.
- John Adams

The Declaration is a magnificent document.
- Paul Gillmor

A British declaration be taken against Martinez for
'capturing and robbing us.
- George Vancouver

Divorce is a declaration of independence with only two signers.
- Gerald F. Lieberman

It's no accident that my first novel was called Americana.
This was a private declaration of independence,
a statement of my intention to use the whole picture,
the whole culture.
- Don DeLillo

Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of
man's superiority to all that befalls him.
- Romain Gary

The UN declaration on human rights must always be first
in line before religion or other cultural habits,
in case of any conflict between them.
- Bjorn Ulvaeus

I play a curator, the most American part you can think of.
My work is to protect the Declaration of Independence.
I work at the National Archives in Washington.
- Diane Kruger

It took us in this country 11 years to get from the
Declaration of Independence to the Constitution.
- Mitch McConnell

Our founders got it right when they wrote in the Declaration
of Independence that our rights come from nature and nature's God,
not from government.
- Paul Ryan

The assertion that "all men are created equal"
was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain
and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.
- Abraham Lincoln

Our ability to make a decision about the declaration
is hampered by the British government being reluctant
to give us the clarification which we require.
- Martin McGuinness

Robert Treat Paine was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
- Treat Williams

Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence.
It continues to make us unequal.
- Will Durant

What is not conservative about saying,
'Don't go to war unless we go to war properly with
a full declaration of war and no other way?'
- Ron Paul

The Declaration of Independence is a sacred part of American history.
- Paul Gillmor

In the over two centuries since the signing of the
Declaration of Independence,
millions of Americans have bravely served our nation
in uniform so that all generations can continue to
enjoy those same liberties.
- Doc Hastings

The ultimate end is a nation that lies under the concept
of the Declaration of Indepen dence.
The Declaration of Independence is such an extraordinary statement -
it was designed by people skeptical of government,
local or national, but in particular national.
- Malcolm Wallop

Tens of thousands of brave Americans died to break
the chains of British tyranny so that the principles
of our Declaration of Independence could take fold
and flourish in the birth of a new nation.
- Jim Gerlach

Well, you know, Thomas Jefferson, who was the author
of the Declaration of Independence said he wouldn't
have any atheists in his cabinet because atheists wouldn't swear an oath to God.
That was Jefferson and we have never had any Muslims in the cabinet.
- Pat Robertson

The beliefs expressed in the Declaration of Independence
remain a standard for our nation today.
They also remain a standard for those nations across
the globe striving to achieve democracy.
- Paul Gillmor

A declaration of the independence of America,
and the sovereignty of the United STates was drawn
by the ingenious and philosophic pen of Thomas Jefferson,
Esquire, a delegate from the state of Virginia.
- Mercy Otis Warren

Our government leaders...
have made many mistakes in the past when they have
lost sight of the sacred American values rooted in
the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
We are at the brink of even graver mistakes and assaults on these values.
- Samuel Dash

By the Declaration of Independence, dreaded by the
foes an for a time doubtfully viewed by many of the friends of America,
everything stood on a new and more respectable footing,
both with regard to the operations of war or negotiations with foreign powers.
- Mercy Otis Warren

It is proclaimed by the great leaders of that party,
by its political conventions, by its ministers of the Gospel,
and by every other means they have of giving currency
and importance to the declaration,
that it is its mission to abolish slavery in the Union.
- John H. Reagan

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights describes
the family as the natural and fundamental unit of society.
It follows that any choice and decision with regard
to the size of the family must irrevocably rest with the family itself,
and cannot be made by anyone else.
- Garrett Hardin

Let women issue a declaration of independence sexually,
and absolutely refuse to cohabit with men until they
are acknowledged as equals in everything,
and the victory would be won in a single week.
- Victoria Woodhull

As corollaries to the right of every individual to
life and to full participation in society,
the Declaration incorporated in the list of human rights
the right to work and a certain number of economic,
social, and cultural rights.
- Rene Cassin

I don't have any doubts either about the Universal
Declaration of Human Rights.
Perhaps some more should be added to the list,
but I don't have the slightest doubt about human rights.
- Antonio Tabucchi

I am in favor of carrying out the Declaration of Independence to women as well as men.
Women having to suffer the burdens of society and government
should have their equal rights in it.
They do not receive their rights in full proportion.
- Leland Stanford

I have always believed, heretofore, in the doctrines
of the Declaration of Independence,
that all men are born free and equal;
but of late it appears that some men are born slaves,
and I regret that they are not black,
so all the world might know them.
- Benjamin F. Wade

The main American naval forces were shifted to the
Pacific region and an American admiral made a strong
declaration to the effect that if war were to break
out between Japan and the United States,
the Japanese navy could be sunk in a matter of weeks.
- Hideki Tojo

Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation -
not because of the height of our skyscrapers,
or the power of our military, or the size of our economy.
Our pride is based on a very simple premise,
summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.
- Barack Obama

If the Constitution is worth anything,
if the Declaration of Independence is worth anything,
if the boys who died on the field of battle did not die in vain,
fair employment practices are correct and necessary.
- Dennis Chavez

Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one
to show where in nature any rights existed or were
recognized until there was established for their declaration
and protection a duly promulgated body of corresponding laws.
- Calvin Coolidge

In the Steven F. Austin Colony, which was the first colony,
Texans first established a provisional government in
1835 with the intention of writing a declaration of independence soon after.
- Michael McCaul

The other salient characteristic of the Declaration is its universality:
it applies to all human beings without any discrimination whatever;
it also applies to all territories,
whatever their economic or political regime.
- Rene Cassin

We ought instead of retreating should follow up the enemy and take Richmond.
And in full view of all responsible for such declaration,
I say to you all, such an order can only be prompted by cowardice or treason.
- Philip Kearny

With the adoption of the Declaration on the Elimination
of Violence against Women,
the international community sent out a clear message
that gender based violence will not be tolerated.
- Jenny Shipley

The Declaration of Independence says when government fails,
the people have the right to replace it.
Well, New York State government has failed and the people have the right,
indeed the people have the the people have the obligation,
to act.
- Andrew Cuomo

Freedom of religion is a principle that is central
to our Nation's Declaration of Independence.
Congress has taken this positive step to protect our
freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and
the ideals it represents.
- Ron Lewis

The whole of the Bill is a declaration of the right
of the people at large or considered as individuals...
It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently,
no majority has a right to deprive them of.
- Albert Gallatin

Because we fear the responsibility for our actions,
we have allowed ourselves to develop the mentality of slaves.
Contrary to the stirring sentiments of the Declaration of Independence,
we now pledge "our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor"
not to one another for our mutual protection, but to the state,
whose actions continue to exploit, despoil, and destroy us.
- Butler D. Shaffer

The British were white, English, and Protestant,
just as we were.
They had to have some other basis on which to justify independence,
and happily they were able to formulate the inalienable
truths set forth in the Declaration.
- Samuel P. Huntington

What makes the Universal Declaration an epochal document
is first of all its global impetus and secondly the breadth of its claims,
a commitment to a new social contract,
binding on all the Governments of the world.
- John Charles Polanyi

Well, we know that eighteen years after that solemn
declaration it was disregarded,
and the Irish Parliament, which lasted for five hundred years,
was destroyed by the Act of Union.
Gentlemen, the Act of Union was carried by force and fraud,
by treachery and falsehood.
- John Edward Redmond

President Bush's emergency declaration for the State
of Texas is great news for the people and communities
that have experienced the devastating wildfires firsthand.
Already, communities have rallied to help neighbors in need.
- Randy Neugebauer

When you have to kill a man,
it costs nothing to be polite.
- Winston Churchill

Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
- Thomas Jefferson

An armed society is a polite society.
Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Balanced is probably what I am, although that's just
a polite way to say that you don't do anything very well.
- Steve Yzerman

You can't compare a Super Bowl crowd,
which tends to be more polite and a little more neutral to that.
The Super Bowl only has 7,000 to 8,000 fans for each team.
- Lamar Hunt

Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical.
He pretends to be polite and then, eventually,
he becomes polite.
- Jean Kerr


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