Human Rights in Jordan

Famous quotes containing the words human, rights and/or jordan:

    We have lingered in the chambers of the sea
    By sea-girls wreathed with seaweed red and brown
    Till human voices wake us, and we drown.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    I wish the women’s rights folks would be more sensible. I think women have a great deal to learn, before they are fit to vote.
    Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842–1911)

    As a child I was taught that to tell the truth was often painful. As an adult I have learned that not to tell the truth is more painful, and that the fear of telling the truth—whatever the truth may be—that fear is the most painful sensation of a moral life.
    —June Jordan (b. 1936)