Equality Quotes And Sayings

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A resilient people cherishing liberty and equality and the rule of law will endure.
~By Nick Rahall ~


Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have no other enjoyment than mere animal pleasure.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Yugoslavia is a multinational community and it can survive only under the conditions of full equality for all nations that live in it.
~By Slobodan Milosevic ~


Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice.
~By Max Nordau ~


Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity and security are truly possible for all people who are blind.
~By Bob Ney ~


The civil rights movement in the United States was about the same thing, about equality of treatment for all sections of the people, and that is precisely what our movement was about.
~By John Hume ~


I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as incompetent as some of the men who are already there.
~By Maureen Reagan ~


Equality is the soul of liberty; there is, in fact, no liberty without it.
~By Frances Wright ~


The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.
~By Elizabeth Cady Stanton ~


I want for myself what I want for other women, absolute equality.
~By Agnes Macphail ~


Can one preach at home inequality of races and nations and advocate abroad good-will towards all men?
~By Dorothy Thompson ~


Republicans many times can't get the words 'equality of opportunity' out of their mouths. Their lips do not form that way.
~By Jack Kemp ~


Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.
~By Erich Fromm ~


In a world of increasing inequality, the legitimacy of institutions that give precedence to the property rights of "the Haves" over the human rights of "the Have Nots" is inevitably called into serious question.
~By David Korten ~


The goal of the EU is to form a region of freedom, security and justice. Freedom in this connection cannot be just the freedom of the strong, but it must be combined with fraternity and equality.
~By Tarja Halonen ~


In choosing global corporate partners UNICEF emphasises compatibility with our core values and looks to build alliances that advance our mission of ensuring the health, education, equality and protection for all the world's children.
~By Carol Bellamy ~


Is there an equality of power between America and Iraq? Definitely not; however, the Iraqi people are standing fast and are defending their land courageously.
~By Bashar al-Assad ~


And think of how we challenged the idea of a male dominated Parliament with All-Women shortlists and made the cause of gender equality central to our government. We were right to do so.
~By Ed Miliband ~


A commitment to sexual equality with males is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


Inequality is as dear to the American heart as liberty itself.
~By William Dean Howells ~


Such security is equal liberty. But it is not necessarily equality in the use of the earth.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


The liberal ideal is that everyone should have fair access and fair opportunity. This is not equality of result. It's equality of opportunity. There's a fundamental difference.
~By Robert Reich ~


The bill neither confers nor abridges the rights of anyone but simply declares that in civil rights there shall be equality among all classes of citizens and that all alike shall be subject to the same punishment.
~By Lyman Trumbull ~


His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants hall.
~By James M. Barrie ~


As soon as man enters into a state of society he loses the sense of his weakness; equality ceases, and then commences the state of war.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


I am fiscally prudent and socially progressive. I believe in protecting a woman's right to choose. I believe in marriage equality.
~By Andrew Cuomo ~


The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
~By Pope John XXIII ~


Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.
~By Kim Campbell ~


Rosa Parks was the queen mother of a movement whose single act of heroism sparked the movement for freedom, justice and equality. Her greatest contribution is that she told us a regular person can make a difference.
~By Marc Morial ~


In a society in which equality is a fact, not merely a word, words of racial or sexual assault and humiliation will be nonsense syllables.
~By Catharine MacKinnon ~


Elections are also about the future - the pledges that we are making for this country. For those who care about equality and fairness in the UK, and beyond, Labour really is the only choice.
~By Anne Campbell ~


I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


Socialism values equality more than liberty.
~By Dennis Prager ~


Think of submitting our measure to the advice of politicians! I would as soon submit the subject of the equality of a goose to a fox.
~By Anna Howard Shaw ~


On the road to equality there is no better place for blacks to detour around American values than in forgoing its example in the treatment of its women and the organization of its family.
~By Eleanor Holmes Norton ~


As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
~By Plato ~


It is the belief that extremes and excesses of inequality must be reduced so that each person is free to fully develop his or her full potential. This is why we take precious time out of our lives and give it to politics.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


The unionists also for their part, want to minimise the potential for change, not only on the equality agenda but on the issues of sovereignty and ending the union.
~By Gerry Adams ~


A formally recognized equality does, however, accord the smaller nations a position which they should be able to use increasingly in the interest of humanity as a whole and in the service of the ideal.
~By Hjalmar Branting ~


I think it's a very central tenet to it yes, it is. I can't bear it, I can't bear inequality, I can't bear bad behaviour to other people. I cannot bear it that people are mean to people who can't help what they are.
~By Janet Suzman ~


God touches and moves, warns and desires all equally, and He wants one quite as much as another. The inequality lies in the way in which His touch, His warnings, and His gifts are received.
~By Johannes Tauler ~


Another example of the educational inequality is the current debate over publicly financed school vouchers which will provide educational opportunities to a privileged handful, but deprive public schools of desperately needed resources.
~By Bobby Scott ~


I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.
~By Thomas Paine ~


In 1965, I marched for equality.
~By Alphonso Jackson ~


It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing.
~By Herodotus ~


I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality.
~By John Randolph ~


I said on the equality side of it, that it is essential to a woman's equality with man that she be the decision-maker, that her choice be controlling.
~By Ruth Bader Ginsburg ~


There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter, control, or singly cope with.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


It is crucial that members of Congress cast votes that are supportive of the values upon which our nation was founded: equality, freedom, and opportunity for all people.
~By Joe Baca ~


In a state therefore of great equality and virtue, where pure and simple manners prevailed, the increase of the human species would evidently be much greater than any increase that has been hitherto known.
~By Thomas Malthus ~


I do not want to be the angel of any home: I want for myself what I want for other women, absolute equality. After that is secured, then men and women can take turns being angels.
~By Agnes Macphail ~


So what we're talking about here is human rights. The right to live like a human. The right to live, period. And what we're facing in Africa is an unprecedented threat to human dignity and equality.
~By Bono ~


It is a strange fact that freedom and equality, the two basic ideas of democracy, are to some extent contradictory. Logically considered, freedom and equality are mutually exclusive, just as society and the individual are mutually exclusive.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Friendship is something that creates equality and mutuality, not a reward for finding equality or a way of intensifying existing mutuality.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Give us equality of enjoyment, equal right to expansion - it is as necessary to our prosperity as yours.
~By Robert Toombs ~


From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.
~By Carl Schurz ~


Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary.
~By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ~


What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


I think it has other roots, has to do, in part, with a general anxiety in contemporary life... nuclear bombs, inequality of possibility and chance, inequality of goods allotted to us, a kind of general racist, unjust attitude that is pervasive.
~By Leonard Baskin ~


Prosperity or egalitarianism - you have to choose. I favor freedom - you never achieve real equality anyway: you simply sacrifice prosperity for an illusion.
~By Mario Vargas Llosa ~


The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
~By Anatole France ~


Candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It's how true friends talk.
~By Peggy Noonan ~


The purpose that brought the fourteenth amendment into being was equality before the law, and equality, not separation, was written into the law.
~By Robert Bork ~


Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.
~By Ruth Bader Ginsburg ~


Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently.
~By Tom Robbins ~


We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us.
~By Barbara Boxer ~


I believe I've always been a big believer in equality. No one has ever been able to tell me I couldn't do something because I was a girl.
~By Anne Hathaway ~


Democracy not only requires equality but also an unshakable conviction in the value of each person, who is then equal.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


As a result of America's efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom, blacks in America are now the freest and richest black people anywhere on the face of the earth including all of the nations that are ruled by blacks.
~By David Horowitz ~


Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


A common danger tends to concord. Communism is the exploitation of the strong by the weak. In Communism, inequality comes from placing mediocrity on a level with excellence.
~By Pierre-Joseph Proudhon ~


On the one hand we publicly pronounce the equality of all peoples; on the other hand, in our immigration laws, we embrace in practice these very theories we abhor and verbally condemn.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


Do people really want liberty, equality, fraternity? Is it not some manner of speaking?
~By Krzysztof Kieslowski ~


We will have bigger bureaucracies, bigger labor unions, and bigger state-run corporations. It will be harder to be an entrepreneur because of punitive taxes and regulations. The rewards of success will be expropriated for the sake of attaining greater income equality.
~By Arthur C. Brooks ~


Democratic principles are the result of equality of condition.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


All sports must be treated on the basis of equality.
~By Pierre de Coubertin ~


The focus of tolerance education is to deal with the concept of equality and fairness. We need to establish confidence with children that there is more goodness than horror in this world.
~By Morris Dees ~


The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long as he is the repository of power, and the child inherits the wealth of the parent as a controlling law of society.
~By James F. Cooper ~


Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


America, 5 years after this brutal attack, is testament that a Nation conceived in liberty and equality will endure. It is a triumph of millions of Americans but it is also the triumph of an idea larger than any one person, larger than any one nation.
~By Nick Rahall ~


Proclaim human equality as loudly as you like, Witless will serve his brother.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


As long as there is rape... there is not going to be any peace or justice or equality or freedom. You are not going to become what you want to become or who you want to become. You are not going to live in the world you want to live in.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


Real equality is immensely difficult to achieve, it needs continual revision and monitoring of distributions. And it does not provide buffers between members, so they are continually colliding or frustrating each other.
~By Mary Douglas ~


It will appear evident upon attentive consideration that equality of intellectual and physical advantages is the only sure foundation of liberty, and that such equality may best, and perhaps only, be obtained by a union of interests and cooperation in labor.
~By Francis Wright ~


Postmodernism refuses to privilege any one perspective, and recognizes only difference, never inequality, only fragments, never conflict.
~By Elizabeth Wilson ~


A permanent division of labor inevitably creates occupational and class inequality and conflict.
~By Robert Shea ~


How are men to be secured in any rights without instruction; how to be secured in the equal exercise of those rights without equality of instruction? By instruction understand me to mean knowledge - just knowledge; not talent, not genius, not inventive mental powers.
~By Frances Wright ~


The increase in inequality in income is a longtime trend, but the pressure on middle- and low-income workers is going up rapidly. Especially if they live in an area where there are high housing and gas prices, like California.
~By Alice Rivlin ~


All that a good government aims at... is to add no unnecessary and artificial aid to the force of its own unavoidable consequences, and to abstain from fortifying and accumulating social inequality as a means of increasing political inequalities.
~By James F. Cooper ~


What is being called the UN 'gender architecture' is more like a shack. Women need a bigger global house if equality is ever to become a reality.
~By Charlotte Bunch ~


Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.
~By Plato ~


There needs to be radical development in equality law to create the environment to allow women to stay in work.
~By Ken Livingstone ~


The advocates of abortion on demand falsely assume two things: that women must suffer if the lives of unborn children are legally protected; and that women can only attain equality by having the legal option of destroying their innocent offspring in the womb.
~By Robert Casey ~


I remember becoming aware of women's issues and inequality. It became glaringly clear to me when I was living in America that women are regarded as less intelligent than men.
~By Julie Christie ~


Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
~By Irving Kristol ~


No advance in wealth, no softening of manners, no reform or revolution has ever brought human equality a millimeter nearer.
~By George Orwell ~


Inequality can have a bad downside, but equality, for its part, sure does get in the way of coordination.
~By Mary Douglas ~

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