Theodore Roosevelt Quote

In every civilized society property rights must be carefully safeguarded; ordinarily, and in the great majority of cases, human rights and property rights are fundamentally and in the long run identical; but when it clearly appears that there is a real conflict between them, human rights must have the upper hand, for property belongs to man and not man to property.


Citizenship in a Republic, a speech at the Sorbonne, Paris, France (23 April 1910)

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In every civilized society property rights must be carefully safeguarded; ordinarily, and in the great majority of cases, human rights and property...

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In every civilized society property rights must be carefully safeguarded; ordinarily, and in the great majority of cases, human rights and property...

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In every civilized society property rights must be carefully safeguarded; ordinarily, and in the great majority of cases, human rights and property...

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In every civilized society property rights must be carefully safeguarded; ordinarily, and in the great majority of cases, human rights and property...