Top 45 Birthright Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Birthright Quotes from famous people such as Janhvi Kapoor, Mark McKinnon, Yehudi Menuhin, Edgar Bronfman, Sr., Lorne Greene, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

People shouldn't think that something is their birthrig

People shouldn’t think that something is their birthright. They need to prove themselves.
Janhvi Kapoor
Defending birthright citizenship is about being on the right side of liberty. The 14th Amendment is a great legacy of the Republican Party.
Mark McKinnon
I can only think of music as something inherent in every human being – a birthright. Music coordinates mind, body and spirit.
Yehudi Menuhin
Just as we send young American Jews to Israel through the Birthright program, we need to also consider a ‘reverse Birthright’ for Israeli kids to come see America.
Edgar Bronfman, Sr.
The woman who rules her roost is one of two things: she’s illogical, therefore spoiling her children, or she’s an iron-fisted disciplinarian, adopting the attitude that rightfully belongs to the man and losing the precious softness that is her birthright.
Lorne Greene
Flourishing is everyone’s birthright. I’m trying to break this hold that being smiley and cheery has on what people think the good life is.
Steve Jurvetson
A man has a birthright to be tired and retired. I am retired completely.
Men and women who sell their birthright for a mess of pottage will tell you that their demise began with something small, with some seemingly insignificant breach of integrity that escalated. The little things do matter. It is not possible to profess righteousness while flirting with sin.
Sheri L. Dew
It is my birthright, it is my political right, it is my democratic right, it is my constitutional right… that I must open my mouth… my voice… I can raise my voice.
Mamata Banerjee
Our Constitution exists to secure individual freedom, the essential condition of human flourishing. Liberty is not provided by government; liberty preexists government. It’s our natural birthright, not a gift from the sovereign. Our founders upended things and divided power to enshrine a promise, not a process.
Don Willett
Culture, which makes talent shine, is not completely ours either, nor can we place it solely at our disposal. Rather, it belongs mainly to our country, which gave it to us, and to humanity, from which we receive it as a birthright.
Jose Marti
Individual potential of life is cosmic potential. Individual is divine deep inside. Transcendental experience awakens that divinity in man. And when you kill a man you deprive him of that birthright of it.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Learning music is a birthright. And you have to start young.
Simon Rattle
I don’t want to be treated like I came from another planet or something or was somehow born with some weird birthright or super power. I don’t view myself that way. I am a normal guy, picking up the crap from the dog and scraping the BBQ and having a beer and fixing the shed out back.
Chris Hadfield
I believe you have a birthright to a good education.
Gretchen Whitmer
Safety should be a birthright.
Clemantine Wamariya
We have overcome economic devastation, defeated mighty oppressors, and lifted up generation after generation of Americans. We can – and we will – do it again. For that is our birthright as members of the American family – white, black, Hispanic, Asian, immigrant, or descendant of the Founding Fathers themselves.
Brian Sandoval
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man’s, privacy.
Mary Pickford
Every little crazy dream that I had has come true, and more. And I’m always mindful that this is not a birthright, that one day I would have the chance to come to Augusta every year. Just a crazy, really, almost obsession for me.
Jim Nantz
Every time I took a long leave from home, I felt as if I were going to conquer the world. Or rather, take possession of what is my birthright, my inheritance.
Ella Maillart
In the U.S. and Canada, 50% of the young leadership of all the organizations like AIPAC and Hillel are Birthright alumni.
Charles Bronfman
The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class-it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity.
Anna Julia Cooper
The Cherokees tried to do everything within the law and wished only to live in peace on their own lands. Yet they were cheated out of their birthright and treated as if they were less than human.
Joseph Bruchac
My wife is Jewish, and therefore, it’s my children’s birthright to be Jewish.
Michael J. Fox
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Across all religions in the United States, people 18-30 are more spiritual than before, but they don’t like organized religion. What sets Birthright apart is that no one’s hitting on you to be Jewish in any particular way, and you can define Jewish any way you want.
Charles Bronfman
The American birthright belongs, potentially, to everyone. This is unprecedented. Other countries accept migrants on the basis of economic necessity or as a humanitarian gesture. Only in America is it the direct consequence of our foundational ideals.
Bret Stephens
This age of terror will end one day, but whether our society can restore the feeling of freedom that once was our birthright is hard to predict.
Lawrence Wright
On the other hand, the vast majority of all westernized countries, including every single European country along with Israel and Japan, do not offer birthright citizenship.
Nathan Deal
It’s like a woman’s birthright to knit. It’s primal. It’s timeless. You don’t need electricity to knit. You can do it with a candle, girls!
Tracey Ullman
Trump wants to repeal birthright citizenship for children of illegal aliens, so Fox has joined conventional liberal opinion in opposing it. Welcome to Fox’s My Spin Zone.
Tom Tancredo
At some point... Israel ground away, or gave away, her

At some point… Israel ground away, or gave away, her birthright of loyalty from the West.
Richard Ben Cramer
Why should citizenship be a matter of birth? The premise held by those who want to end birthright citizenship is that some people deserve it and some do not – that the status shouldn’t be handed out automatically. Frankly, that’s a premise worth considering.
Eric Liu
I went to the States with that amount of prejudice which seems the birthright of every English person, but I found that, under the knowledge of the Americans which can be attained by a traveller mixing in society in every grade, these prejudices gradually melted away.
Isabella Bird
Congress should pass a law repealing birthright citizenship for children of foreign citizens, with the sole exception being children of legal permanent residents. Children born to business travelers, foreign students, tourists, and illegal aliens would not be automatically citizens of the United States.
Tom Tancredo
You know that American dream and American spirit of innovation we always talk about? Turns out, the bulk of it was built by people who came to America from somewhere else, not people born American. We have no birthright or natural lock on these things.
Sarah Lacy
Superstars in every era have come from outside the industry, and that will continue to happen because cinema is nobody’s birthright.
Varun Dhawan
You are free to choose what you want to make of your life. It’s called free agency or free will, and it’s your birthright.
Sean Covey
Birthright citizenship in America is part of something larger: The American longing to sever from history, to be a place of new beginnings.
Anand Giridharadas
When it comes to granting unconditional birthright citizenship, the United States and Canada are alone in the industrialized world: North American exceptionalism, you can call it.
Anand Giridharadas
Over 90% of participants are satisfied with the Birthright experience.
Charles Bronfman
I don’t think people should have boundaries put on them, by themselves or society or another gender, because it’s our birthright to experience life in whatever way we feel best suits us.
Hilary Swank
Mystery is a birthright of theology and faith, but you often do find religious people grasping for answers that shut things down and narrow what is possible.
Krista Tippett
I hope to take my Birthright trip.
Max Aaron
It’s what I tell my daughters: Know that your birthright is to shine your light, and don’t let anybody deny you of that right. Take responsibility for your life.
Kimberly Elise