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Top 100 Quotes About Property Rights

#1. It is not possible that one man can convert another into a piece of property, thus at once annihilating all his personal rights, without the most flagrant injustice and usurpation. - Author: Elijah Parish Lovejoy
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#2. Without property rights, no other rights are possible. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#3. I believe China is a major trade violator. The Chinese break all the rules. They counterfeit our goods, steal our international property rights, and hack the computers of our industries and government. Something must be done about it. - Author: Lawrence Kudlow
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#4. The rights of persons, and the rights of property, are the objects, for the protection of which Government was instituted. - Author: James Madison
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#5. Because rights are only claims against other people, and not claims on other people and their property, rights end when they infringe on the rights of others. - Author: Daniel Alexander Brackins
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#6. We cannot justify treating any sentient nonhuman as our property, as a resource, as a thing that we an use and kill for our purposes. - Author: Gary L. Francione
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#7. Whilst the rights of all as persons are equal, in virtue of their access to reason, their rights in property are very unequal. Oneman owns his clothes, and another owns a country. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#8. No freedom is secure if your property rights are not secure. - Author: Neal Boortz
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#9. I am a strong believer that intellectual property rights need to be protected. - Author: Jim Oberweis
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#10. In a free society, individuals have the right to do right or wrong, as long as they don't threaten or infringe upon the rights or property of others. - Author: Mark Skousen
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#11. I argued that the chastity of women was of much more consequence than that of men, as the property and rights of families depend upon it. - Author: James Boswell
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#12. We need to keep a very keen eye on our own government. It's getting too rich and redistributing wealth is a sure way of robbing us of our private property rights and other rights along with them. - Author: Richard Pipes
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#13. The true natural rights of men, then, are equal justice, security of labor and property, the amenities of civilized institutions, and the benefits of orderly society. - Author: Russell Kirk
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#14. If China wants to be a constructive, active player in the world economy, it's got to respect intellectual property rights or it makes it pretty impossible to do business with them. - Author: Dan Glickman
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#15. For years, members of Congress have heard from constituents who want them to protect the nation from crime, terrorism and intellectual property violation. They have not faced equally robust demands that online rights and freedoms be preserved. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#16. The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one. Property does not have rights. People have rights. - Author: Potter Stewart
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#17. When we love children, we acknowledge by our every action that they are not property, that they have rights - that we respect and uphold their rights. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#18. Rights give rise to legal claims. Ultimately, the more rights animals are granted, the greater the legal lien exercised on their behalf against the liberty and property of people. - Author: Ilana Mercer
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#19. Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property; together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can. - Author: Samuel Adams
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#20. The best way to help the poor is the provide them property rights. - Author: Liu Junning
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#21. The crowning feature of the federal system is the supremacy of the judiciary over all other branches of government in matters relating to the rights of persons and property. - Author: Charles A. Beard
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#22. You see, it is my passionately held belief that the right to possess property is at best a contingent one. When disparities become too great, a superior right, that to life, outweighs the right to property. Ergo, the very poor have the right to steal from the very rich. - Author: Mohsin Hamid
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#23. The doctrine that 'human rights' are superior to 'property rights' simply means that some human beings have the right to make property out of others. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#24. A basic component of individual rights is the right to own property. - Author: Russell Shorto
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#25. Trade unions infringe upon the property rights of company owners. - Author: Barry Goldwater
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#26. Both free speech rights and property rights belong legally to individuals, but their real function is social, to benefit vast numbers of people who do not themselves exercise these rights. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#27. The essential characteristic of socialism is the denial of individual property rights ... - Author: Ayn Rand
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#28. The flaw is when the "might makes right" rule vests property rights in whichever local actors can be the most ruthless or terrifying. That first step is the flaw that any market system worthy of the name must correct. - Author: Christopher Heath Wellman
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#29. The real struggle for us is for the citizen to cease to be the property of the state. - Author: Adam Michnik
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#30. The diversity in the faculties of men, from which the rights of property originate, is not less an insuperable obstacle to an uniformity of interests. The protection of these faculties is the first object of government. - Author: James Madison
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#31. There is a real function for government in respect to pollution: to set conditions and, in particular, define property rights to make sure that the costs are borne by the parties responsible. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#32. Private property and free trade stand on exactly the same footing, both being essential and indivisible parts of liberty, both depending upon rights, which no body of men, whether called governments or anything else, can justly take from the individual. - Author: Auberon Herbert
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#33. Inclusive economic institutions require secure property rights and economic opportunities not just for the elite but for a broad cross-section of society. - Author: Daron Acemoglu
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#34. The third absolute right, inherent in every Englishman, is that of ... the sacred and inviolable rights of private property. - Author: William Blackstone
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#35. To make a claim of ownership implies a claim against others. That is, others must refrain from interfering with your use of that thing. As such the very act of the body occupying its standing room is to make a claim against others because only one body can occupy the space at a time. - Author: Daniel Alexander Brackins
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#36. When all the bullshit about rational, divinely inspired social order is put to one side, Roman law was all about defining and protecting property rights ... - Author: Peter Heather
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#37. It is only when people have rights of property, and can freely exchange what they own for what they need, that a society of strangers can achieve economic coordination. Socialists - Author: Roger Scruton
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#38. History of the Jews (Johnson, Paul) - Your Highlight on page 34 | Location 758-759 | Added on Thursday, March 5, 2015 9:59:47 PM in the Mosaic law no property offence is capital. Human life is too sacred where the rights of property alone are violated. It also repudiates vicarious punishment: - Author: Anonymous
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#39. While American intellectual property deserves protection, that protection must be won and defended in a manner that does not stifle innovation, erode due process under the law, and weaken the protection of political and civil rights on the Internet. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#40. The electronic spectrum is the only natural resource in which there's no such thing as private property rights. You can't own a piece of the spectrum. - Author: Adrian Cronauer
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#41. As a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights. - Author: James Madison
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#42. The question of perpetual copyright is, in my judgement, entitled to the full and favorable consideration of the Congress of an enlightened republic. There would seem to be every reason for the equitable protection, without limit as to time, of the unquestioned property rights of its citizens. - Author: Florence Earle Coates
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#43. I consider the war of America against Britain as the country's war, the public's war, or the war of the people in their own behalf, for the security of their natural rights, and the protection of their own property. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#44. [ ... ] most of the environmental hype [regarding global warming] is really to help bring about Karl Marx's dream (nightmare) of a Communist world. [by reduction, and ultimately elimination of private property rights - Author: Kent Hovind
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#45. We talk a lot about individual rights, but in fact Americans are very willing to give up our individual rights if it means our property values will be protected, and so on. - Author: Robert D. Kaplan
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#46. The rights to life, liberty and property were not meant to be subject to the vagaries of majority rule. - Author: Ilana Mercer
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#47. Marriage would change hardly anything between us, except that we would end our arguments in a much more satisfying way. And of course I would have extensive legal rights over your body, your property, and all your individual freedoms, but I don't see what's so alarming about that. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#48. The Gen. Commanding, takes this means of informing the people that he has not come among them to disturb them in the enjoyment of their rights, either of person or property. - Author: John Hunt Morgan
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#49. A wife is property that one acquires by contract, she is transferable, because possession of her requires title; in fact, woman is, so to speak, only man's appendage; consequently, slice, cut, clip her, you have all rights to her. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#50. Capitalism is a social system based on the recognition of individual rights, including property rights, in which all property is privately owned - Author: Ayn Rand
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#51. We were proposing, in a sense, that the rest of the world be made safe for American ideas, as they adopted intellectual property rights that gave patent protection to our very innovative economy. - Author: Jeffrey Sachs
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#52. Property has its duties as well as its rights. - Author: Thomas Drummond
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#53. The whole notion of land property rights in the Arab world is different from that in Europe. - Author: William Odom
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#54. But as population became denser, the natural chemical and biological recycling processes became overloaded, calling for a redefinition of property rights. - Author: Garrett Hardin
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#55. For us, not cooperating in the monopoly regimes of intellectual property rights and patents and biodiversity - saying "no" to patents on life, and developing intellectual ideas of resistance - is very much a continuation of Gandhian satyagraha. It is, for me, keeping life free in its diversity. - Author: Vandana Shiva
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#56. All sentient beings should have at least one right - the right not to be treated as property - Author: Gary L. Francione
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#57. The story of the Western world since 1945 is that, invited to choose between freedom and government 'security,' large numbers of people vote to dump freedom every time - the freedom to make your own decisions about health care, education, property rights, and a ton of other stuff. - Author: Mark Steyn
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#58. Interestingly, Marxism, Communism and its derivative, Socialism, when seen years later in practice, are nothing but state-capitalism and rule by a privileged minority, exercising despotic and total control over a majority which is left with virtually no property or legal rights. - Author: Andrew Carrington Hitchcock
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#59. Millions of people toil in the shadow of the law we make, and much of their livelihood is made possible by the existence of intellectual property rights. - Author: Alex Kozinski
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#60. Together, the property rights and public choice schools show only that, if you start by assuming a purely individualistic model of human behavior and treat politics as if it were a pale imitation of the market, democracy will, indeed, make no sense. - Author: Paul Starr
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#61. The rule of law is critical for economic development; without clear property rights and contract enforcement, it is difficult for businesses to break out of small circles of trust. - Author: Francis Fukuyama
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#62. The end of all political associations is the preservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man; and these rights are liberty, property, security, and resistance of oppression. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#63. Measures should be enacted which, without violating the rights of property, would reduce extreme wealth towards a state of mediocrity, and raise extreme indigence towards a state of comfort. - Author: James Madison
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#64. A nation's economy is more than its markets, tastes, technologies and property rights. - Author: Edmund Phelps
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#65. Just as man can't exist without his body, so no rights can exist without the right to translate one's rights into reality, to think, to work and keep the results, which means: the right of property. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#66. Capitalism is not a form of government. Capitalism is a symptom of freedom. It is the result of individual rights, which include property rights. - Author: A.E. Samaan
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#67. It should go without saying that even the most narrowly construed eminent-domain power would violate individual rights. Either a person owns his legitimately acquired property or he does not. - Author: Sheldon Richman
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#68. A modern economy is marked by the feasibility of endogenous change: Modernization brings myriad arrangements from expanded property rights to company law and financial institutions. - Author: Edmund Phelps
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#69. Nothing appeals to children more than justice, and they should be taught in the nursery to "play fair" in games, to respect each other's property and rights, to give credit to others, and not to take too much credit to themselves. - Author: Emily Post
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#70. If we would have civilization and the exertion indispensable to its success, we must have property; if we have property, we must have its rights; if we have the rights of property, we must take those consequences of the rights of property which are inseparable from the rights themselves. - Author: James F. Cooper
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#71. The acquisition of a book signalled not just the potential acquisition of knowledge but also something like the property rights to a piece of ground: the knowledge became a visitable place. - Author: James Wood
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#72. It's long been common practice among many to draw a distinction between "human rights" and "property rights," suggesting that the two are separate and unequal - with "property rights" second to "human rights." - Author: Richard M. Nixon
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#73. Everyone should feel comfortable they are going to remain in their homes until their dying days. We should never be uneasy or unsure of where our home is in the United States of America. - Author: Tit Elingtin
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#74. Our goals can only be achieved with a society that respects and equally protects the rights of every human being, old and young, rich and poor, regardless of gender, color, race, or creed. We must reject the initiation of violence by individuals or government as morally repugnant. - Author: Ron Paul
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#75. Gratitude is a sign of maturity ... Where there is appreciation: there is also courtesy and concern for the rights and property of others. - Author: Gordon B. Hinckley
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#76. I'm a libertarian-conservative. I believe the state should focus on defending lives, rights, and property instead of depriving its citizens of their God-given liberties. - Author: Todd Young
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#77. If you really want to help the rest of the world, what you've got to do is encourage free markets, private property rights and the strong rule of law and get rid of the dictators in a lot of these countries. - Author: Dave Brat
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#78. I often say that if you want to really want to understand the contract of marriage, just ask anyone who has been divorced. The marriage contract is one of property rights. Or maybe you can look in the Bible to see what Adam had to say about divorce, since Eve was his second wife. - Author: Harvey Fierstein
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#79. Ressentiment must therefore be strongest in a society like ours, where approximately equal rights (political and otherwise) or formal social equality, publicly recognized, go hand in hand with wide factual differences in power, property, and education. - Author: Max Scheler
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#80. For the West, the enemy was not "socialism" but capitalism. How to tame and subdue the polar bear, how to take over the talent, the science, the technology, how to buy out the human capital, how to acquire the intellectual property rights? - Author: Michel Chossudovsky
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#81. We assert that in those areas where the government is either unable or unwilling to protect the lives and property of our people, that our peopie are within our rights to protect themselves by whatever means necessary. - Author: Malcolm X
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#82. Fuck's sake." Vaughan hefted me up, holding me closer. "No one in this town respect property rights anymore?"
"You should really lock your doors," I mumbled, giving up the struggle. "Windows too." He grunted, unamused. - Author: Kylie Scott
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#83. It is sufficiently obvious, that persons and property are the two great subjects on which Governments are to act; and that the rights of persons, and the rights of property, are the objects, for the protection of which Government was instituted. These rights cannot well be separated. - Author: James Madison
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#84. As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending. - Author: Andrew Jackson
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#85. Whenever the dollar is held supreme and capitalistic interests dominate, a higher value will always be placed upon property rights than upon human rights. - Author: Dick Gregory
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#86. Experiments in digitizing and running neural wetware under emulation are well established; some radical libertarians claim that, as the technology matures, death with its draconian curtailment of property and voting rights will become the biggest civil rights issue of all. - Author: Charles Stross
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#87. The definition of winning has become distorted. If winning the rights to a property brings with it hundreds of millions of dollars in losses, what have you won? When faced with the prospect of heavy financial losses, we have consistently walked away and have done so again. - Author: Dick Ebersol
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#88. All men have equal rights to liberty, to their property, and to the protection of the laws - Author: Voltaire
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#89. The function of Government must be to favor no small group at the expense of its duty to protect the rights of personal freedom and of private property of all its citizens. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#90. Ultimately property rights and personal rights are the same thing. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#91. In America there are none poor, and none even that can be called peasants. Each citizen has some property, and all citizens have the same rights as the richest individual, or landed proprietor, in the country. - Author: Marquis De Lafayette
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#92. Of the unjust rights which in virtue of this ceremony an iniquitous law gives me over the person and property of another, I cannot legally, but I can morally, divest myself. - Author: Robert Dale Owen
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#93. Women ought to be fully guarded by law in all rights of property, labor, profession, etc.; but, roughly stated, the voting population ought to represent the fighting population. - Author: John Boyle O'Reilly
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#94. In a world of increasing inequality, the legitimacy of institutions that give precedence to the property rights of 'the Haves' over the human rights of 'the Have Nots' is inevitably called into serious question. - Author: David Korten
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#95. The property a man has in his own industry, is violated, whenever he is forbidden the free exercise of his faculties or talents, except insomuch as they would interfere with the rights of third parties. - Author: Jean-Baptiste Say
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#96. It is self-evident that no number of men, by conspiring, and calling themselves a government, can acquire any rights whatever over other men, or other men's property, which they had not before, as individuals. - Author: Lysander Spooner
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#97. There is no such thing as absolute free speech; there are only absolute rights of private property. Speech is circumscribed by private property rights. You may deliver a disquisition in my virtual or actual living room only if I permit you to so do. - Author: Ilana Mercer
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#98. Those who cannot afford to sue currently have no protection of their property rights if they come in conflict with a regulation. - Author: Steve Symms
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#99. I wasn't political enough to write articles about myself or go to cocktail parties, meaning that not only has my art been pirated and my intellectual property rights stolen, but my work has been misrepresented. - Author: Michael Heizer
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#100. We must rapidly begin the shift from a "thing-oriented" society to a "person-oriented" society. When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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