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Article II – The goal of any political association is the conservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, safety and resistance against oppression.
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789




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Article II – Le but de toute association politique est la conservation des droits naturels et imprescriptibles de l’homme. Ces droits sont la liberté, la propriété, la sûreté et la résistance à l’oppression.”
- Déclaration des droits de l'homme et du citoyen de 1789

German
Artikel 2 - Der Zweck jeder politischen Vereinigung ist die Erhaltung der natürlichen und unantastbaren Menschenrechte. Diese sind das Recht auf Freiheit, das Recht auf Eigentum, das Recht auf Sicherheit und das Recht auf Widerstand gegen Unterdrückung.”
- Erklärung der Menschen- und Bürgerrechte von 1789

Italian
Art. II. – Lo scopo d'ogni associazione politica è la conservazione dei diritti naturali e imprescrittibili dell'uomo vale a dire la libertà, la proprietà, la sicurezza e la resistenza all'oppressione.”

Spanish
Art. II. – La finalidad de toda asociación política es la conservación de los derechos naturales e imprescriptibles del Hombre. Esos derechos son la libertad, la propiedad, la seguridad y la resistencia a la opresión.”




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