A president's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right.
A right is not what someone gives you, it's what no one can take away from you.
Aggressive fighting for the right is the greatest sport in the world.
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Be always sure your are right, then go ahead.
Being right half the time beats being half-right all the time.
Few sometimes may know, when thousands err.
For right is right, since God is God and right the day must win. To doubt would be disloyalty, to falter would be sin.
From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.
I am the inferior of any man whose rights I trample under foot.
I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it regardless of the possible outcome.
If the world despises you because you do not follow its ways, pay no heed to it. But be sure your way is right.
In giving rights to others which belong to them, we give rights to ourselves and to our country.
It is better to be old-fashioned and right than to be up-to-date and wrong.
It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance.
Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
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.
No man has a right to do what he pleases, except when he pleases to do right.
Oh, the difference between nearly right and exactly right.
One cannot imagine St. Francis of Assisi talking about rights.