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Rene Cassin Quotes

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I shall confess at the outset that it was only shortly
after the beginning of this century that I entered active life -
with a somewhat precocious capacity for involvement.
- Rene Cassin

And as a child I was filled with passionate admiration
for acts of civic courage I had seen performed by an elderly military doctor,
who was a friend of my family.
- Rene Cassin

Similarly, the problem of the rights of the state in
the disposition of inheritances left by individuals
presents social aspects of the first importance.
- Rene Cassin

When France resolved, along with England,
to lend assistance in the legitimate defense of Poland,
the realization burst on us that a conflict of awesome
proportions was inevitable.
- Rene Cassin


 

As a consequence of these hesitations and of the vague
character of such innovations,
the Commission on Human Rights itself had doubts from
the beginning about its role and its functions in general.
- Rene Cassin

We were thus led to organize ourselves,
as men who had fought the war together,
in order to support those statesmen who had truly understood
the lessons of that World War,
thus attempting to prevent its recurrence.
- Rene Cassin

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


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The only compensation, gained through the influence
of nongovernmental organizations,
consisted in slightly broadening for private individuals
the possibility of access and appeal to the agencies
enforcing the Covenant concerned with civil and political rights.
- Rene Cassin

How is it that, once victory took form and the horrible
spectacle of the extermination camps was revealed,
we could have shamelessly broken the promises given
to the peoples in those years of ordeal?
- Rene Cassin

In less than eighteen months, it prepared a first draft
which it submitted to the General Assembly and which,
at the end of one hundred sessions of elevated,
often impassioned discussion, was adopted in the form
of thirty articles on December 10,
1948.
- Rene Cassin

The implementation measures of both Covenants,
but especially those of the Covenant concerning civil and political rights,
were considerably weakened to the point where they
assumed an optional character.
- Rene Cassin

The single outstanding exception was the broad yet
precise mandate communicated by the General Assembly
in 1946 to prepare as soon as possible the Charter
of Human Rights which the San Francisco Conference
had not had the time or the courage to draw up.
- Rene Cassin

As a privileged survivor of the First World War,
I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply
felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed,
but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace.
- Rene Cassin

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

The Covenant of the League of Nations had envisaged
sponsoring only the protection of certain categories of men:
national minorities and populations of territories
controlled by other countries.
- Rene Cassin

If we will be quiet and ready enough,
we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
- Henry David Thoreau

Resolve to keep happy, and your joy
and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself
the means of inspiration and survival.
- Winston Churchill

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

If we are not happy and joyous at this season,
for what other season shall we wait and
for what other time shall we look?
- Abdul-Baha

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live
that his happiness shall depend
as little as possible on external things.
- Epictetus

Fear not death; for the sooner we die,
the longer shall we be immortal.
- Benjamin Franklin

We must all hang together,
or assuredly we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we open a quarrel between past and present,
we shall find that we have lost the future.
- Winston Churchill

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I must uphold my ideals,
for perhaps the time will come
when I shall be able to carry them out.
- Anne Frank

We must, indeed, all hang together or,
most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

So long as the memory of certain
beloved friends lives in my heart,
I shall say that life is good.
- Helen Keller

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

We shall see but a little way if
we require to understand what we see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Blessed is he who expects nothing,
for he shall never be disappointed.
- Alexander Pope

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

When we get piled upon one another
in large cities, as in Europe,
we shall become as corrupt as Europe.
- Thomas Jefferson

When we see the face of God
we shall know that we have always known it.
He has been a party to, has made, sustained
and moved moment by moment within,
all our earthly experiences of innocent love.
- C. S. Lewis

When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart,
and you shall see that in truth
you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
- Khalil Gibran

Never, never and never again shall it be
that this beautiful land will again experience
the oppression of one by another.
- Nelson Mandela

Though lovers be lost love shall not.
- Dylan Thomas

If we are to teach real peace in this world,
and if we are to carry on a real war against war,
we shall have to begin with the children.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A man's pride shall bring him low,
but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
- Proverbs 29:23

I shall make that trip. I shall go to Korea.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature,
and it has often been said by philosophers,
that nature is the will of God.
And I prefer to say that nature
is the only body of God that we shall ever see.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature and human life are as various
as our several constitutions.
Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?
- Henry David Thoreau

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves
for they shall never cease to be amused.
- Anonymous

Government of the people,
by the people,
for the people,
shall not perish from this Earth.
- Abraham Lincoln

This too, shall pass.
- Bible

Law of Contrariness:
Our chief want in life is somebody
who shall make us do what we can.
Having found them, we shall then hate them for it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you,
go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.
- Matthew 18:15

No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
- Thomas Jefferson

The lion and the calf shall lie down together,
but the calf won't get much sleep.
- Woody Allen

Shall I not have intelligence with the earth?
Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.
- Henry David Thoreau

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

If you are walking to seek, ye shall find.
- Sommeil Liberosensa

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.
We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
- Anton Chekhov

Show me a man who knows his own heart
and to him I shall belong.
- Jewel

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives
as much as if we had never married at all.
- Lord Byron

I am never going to have anything more to do
with politics or politicians.
When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely
to writing and painting.
- Winston Churchill

We shall show mercy, but we shall not ask for it.
- Winston Churchill

We shall require a substantially
new manner of thinking
if mankind is to survive.
- Albert Einstein

These men ask for just the same thing,
fairness, and fairness only.
This, so far as in my power,
they, and all others, shall have.
- Abraham Lincoln

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

The cost of freedom is always high,
but Americans have always paid it.
And one path we shall never choose,
and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
- John F. Kennedy

Ask and you shall receive, that your joy may be full.
- John 16:24

So confident am I in the intentions,
as well as wisdom, of the government,
that I shall always be satisfied that what is not done,
either cannot, or ought not to be done.
- Thomas Jefferson

As you sow, so shall you reap.
- Galatians 6:7


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