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1. "It is time in the West to defend not so much human rights as human obligations."
Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
2. "American capitalism is derided for its superficial banality, yet it has unleashed profound, convulsive social change. Condemned as mindless materialism, it has burst loose a flood tide of spiritual yearning. The civil rights movement and the sexual revolution, environmentalism and feminism, the fitness and health-care boom and the opening of the gay closet, the withering of censorship and the rise of a "creative class" of "knowledge workers" – all are the progeny of widespread prosperity."
Author: Brink Lindsey
3. "If you love freedom, if you think the human condition is dignified by privacy, by the right to be left alone, by the right to explore your weird ideas provided you don't hurt others, then you have common cause with the kids whose web-browsers and cell phones are being used to lock them up and follow them around.If you believe that the answer to bad speech is more speech - not censorship - then you have a dog in the fight.If you believe in a society of laws, a land where our rulers have to tell us the rules, and have to follow them too, then you're part of the same struggle that kids fight when they argue for the right to live under the same Bill of Rights that adults have."
Author: Cory Doctorow
4. "No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down."
Author: David Copperfield
5. "Mental illness is the last frontier. The gay thing is part of everyday life now on a show like 'Modern Family,' but mental illness is still full of stigma. Maybe it is time for that to change."
Author: Eric McCormack
6. "I've been a very effective leader in the gay rights movement, though at times I've been controversial."
Author: Jean O'Leary
7. "Because my mouth Is wide with laughterAnd my throat Is deep with song,You do not thinkI suffer afterI have held my painSo long?Because my mouth Is wide with laughterYou do not hear My inner cry?Because my feet Are gay with dancing You do not knowI die?"
Author: Langston Hughes
8. "I was a Scout years ago, before the movement started, when my father took me fishing, camping and hunting. Then I was sorry that more girls could not have what I had. When I learned of the movement, I thought, here is what I always wanted other girls to have."
Author: Lou Henry Hoover
9. "God's movement is often abrupt and unsettling rather than predictable and settling."
Author: Michael Joseph Brown
10. "To a man with an internet connection, every thought and every movement sounds like a tweet or status update."
Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
11. "Boys. I'd turn gay if they weren't so sexy."
Author: Rachel Caine
12. "I hope the example of Saddam Hussein will give a lesson to leaders of other countries where human rights are not respected."
Author: Shirin Ebadi
13. "Gray.The overcast skies had the colour of deadened stones, and seemed closer than usually, as though they were phlegmatically observing my every movement with their apathetic emptily blue-less eyes; each tiny drop of hazy rain drifting around resembled transparent molten steel, the pavement looked like it was about to burst into disconsolate tears, even the air itself was gray, so ultimate and ubiquitous that colour was everywhere around me.Gray..."
Author: Simona Panova
14. "The laying of a Country desolate with Fire and Sword, declaring War against the natural rights of all Mankind, and extirpating the Defenders thereof from the Face of the Earth, is the Concern of every Man to whom Nature hath given the Power of feeling; of which Class, regardless of Party Censure, is"
Author: Thomas Paine

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People rely on Wikipedia, and a lot of it is wrong. But because there it is on the Internet, they assume it's right. Rumor gets printed as fact. We may have lost our critical facility as a nation."
Author: Ben Mezrich

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