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The measure of a society is found

 

" The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens. As Americans, we are blessed with circumstances that protect our human rights and our religious freedom, but for many people around the world, deprivation and persecution have become a way of life. "


-Jimmy Carter
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This quote is just one of 12 total Jimmy Carter quotes in our collection. Jimmy Carter is known for saying 'The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens. As Americans, we are blessed with circumstances that protect our human rights and our religious freedom, but for many people around the world, deprivation and persecution have become a way of life.' as well as some of the following quotes.

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"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around. Human rights invented America."
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"We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon."
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