21 Total Quotes

Scott Long Quotes

Human rights are not a popularity contest.
Scott Long
#Human Rights

Human rights are not a popularity contest. Letting this march proceed is an international obligation. If prejudice is allowed to trump the rights that all citizens should enjoy, then everyone's freedoms are ultimately endangered.
Scott Long
#Human Rights

We are the experts, ... We run it, we operate it, we live it, we breathe it.
Scott Long
#Experts

The majority of the management team, and I emphasize team, that was here when we built it up is still here,
Scott Long
#Majority

One of the primary reasons for improving wireless support is to give companies the tools to put FreeBSD into their wireless devices. The guy at FreeBSD who is adding wireless support is under contract from wireless companies to do the work.
Scott Long
#Support

If we pull off an upset, ... I might hang around the field a little while.
Scott Long
#Field

That's such a hard thing,
Scott Long
#Hard

I wouldn't be doing my job as a coach here, ... if I said,'I don't think we could.' I think we have enough talent to win the ballgame if breaks go our way. Now if breaks go their way, they have plenty of talent to make sure we don't win the ballgame.
Scott Long
#Coach

if I said, ‘I don’t think we could.’ I think we have enough talent to win the ballgame if breaks go our way. Now if breaks go their way, they have plenty of talent to make sure we don’t win the ballgame.
Scott Long
#Talent

We have done a lot of performance work on the file system so storage applications and databases should work faster.
Scott Long
#Performance

Until about four years ago, the Chinese medical profession was still following a version of the diagnostic manual that still listed homosexuality as an illness. That has also changed, but that may not have filtered down into how individual doctors or just ordinary people perceive it. Things have certainly gotten better, though, but this latest raid shows that the government can still step back, as well as forward.
Scott Long
#Profession

The police are using brutal harassment and detention without charge to clear transgender people off the streets. These attacks reflect a law enforcement system that is unchecked and operating outside the law.
Scott Long
#People

This vote is an aggressive assault by the U.S. government on the right of sexual minorities to be heard. It is astonishing that the Bush administration would align itself with Sudan, China, Iran and Zimbabwe in a coalition of the homophobic.
Scott Long
#Government

There's a sense of outrage at seeing the United States ally itself with governments like this. We're critical of most of these governments. Yet, when it comes to an issue like LGBT rights -- basically of our right to live -- we're willing to side with them.
Scott Long
#United States

I would like to know what's changed in the United States' position in the past four years. It's clearly not an issue of pedophilia. It's an issue of homophobia.
Scott Long
#Past

Equality and respect for all are central to Europe's democratic tradition. Bans on gay pride marches and thinly veiled calls for censorship send a message that minority rights are at the mercy of the majority. They violate Poland's European and international obligations.
Scott Long
#Equality

Mayor Luzhkov is giving prejudice a veto over the rights to peaceful expression and assembly. The freedom to speak out and demonstrate publicly is not just a reflection of diversity. It is essential to democracy.
Scott Long
#Expression

The legal machinery of persecution is oiled, ready, and operating in Iran, and the Netherlands has a binding and absolute legal obligation not to send people back to face it.
Scott Long
#Persecution

Sexual orientation and religious belief are deeply felt parts of the human personality. Silencing oneself is not an acceptable price for staying alive.
Scott Long
#Belief

I was glad to see [the report] talked about issues of discrimination.
Scott Long
#Discrimination

The consequences are what the U.S. government makes of them.
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#Consequences