„It is right that we should stand by and act on our principles; but not right to hold them in obstinate blindness, or retain them when proved to be erroneous.“

Michael Faraday Foto
Michael Faraday10
físico y químico británico 1791 - 1867

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Lysander Spooner Foto
Tony Benn Foto

„The engineers are taking their stand on grounds of conscience… Conscientious objection to the law is not a criminal act. These people are our people and we should take a principled stand, together.“

—  Tony Benn British Labour Party politician 1925 - 2014

Speech on Hugh Scanlon's union's rejection of the Industrial Relations Act in Wells, Somerset (23 November 1973).
1970s

Agatha Christie Foto

„I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.“

—  Agatha Christie, libro El misterio del tren azul

Hercule Poirot
Fuente: The Mystery of the Blue Train (1928)

Trent Lott Foto

„We need more meetings like this across the nation. The people in this room stand for the right principles and the right philosophy.“

—  Trent Lott United States Senator from Mississippi 1941

To the CCC (1992), as quoted in The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi http://www.pdfarchive.info/pdf/N/Ne/Newton_Michael_-_The_Ku_Klux_Klan_in_Mississippi.pdf (2010), by Michael Newton, p. 195.
1990s

John Trumbull (poet) Foto
John Taylor (Latter Day Saints) Foto
Fulton J. Sheen Foto
Talal bin Abdul Aziz Foto

„We have signed international conventions, such as on women's rights, and we should respect them.“

—  Talal bin Abdul Aziz Member of House of Saud 1931 - 2018

Senior Saudi royal demands reform, BBC News, 5 September 2007 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/6980056.stm,

Thomas Paine Foto
Gloria Allred Foto

„It is exciting and inspiring to see young women stand up and say 'we know that we have rights, and we intend to assert them.“

—  Gloria Allred American civil rights lawyer 1941

December 6, 2014, Gloria Allred: The Battle Over Sexual Assault is the ‘Civil Rights Movement of Our Time’, May 15, 2014, Time magazine, Gloria Allred http://time.com/100055/campus-sexual-assault-gloria-allred/,

Adlai Stevenson Foto
Robert Jordan Foto
Russ Feingold Foto

„We, as a Congress, have to stand up to a president who acts like the Bill of Rights and the Constitution were repealed on September 11.“

—  Russ Feingold Wisconsin politician; three-term U.S. Senator 1953

On the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance under President George W. Bush, in [O'Keefe, Ed, Feingold Calls for Bush's Censure, https://abcnews.go.com/ThisWeek/Politics/story?id=1715495&page=1, 20 August 2018, ABC News, March 12, 2006]
2006

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