Equality Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Equality

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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 ~


We are also further than ever from equality of opportunity.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


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


In Canada, women's rights are a vital part of our effort to build a society of real equality - not just for some, but for all Canadians. A society in which women no longer encounter discrimination nor are shut out from opportunities open to others.
~By Paul Martin ~


From a viable economy to the full funding of Headstart, from a clean environment to true equality for women, from a strong military to a commitment to racial brotherhood, from schools that are honored to streets free of excessive violence.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


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 ~


Most of all, we should remember all of us are capable of individually helping advance the spirit of equality for all.
~By Mike Rogers ~


Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.
~By Malcolm X ~


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


As of today, we do not need expert reports by the authoritative analytical institutions to realise that the reasons for such a situation in our community lie in global inequality, poverty and illiteracy.
~By Nursultan Nazarbayev ~


Similarly, gender-equality, supremacy of law, political participation, civil society, and transparency are among the indispensable elements that are the imperatives of democratization.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


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 ~


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 ~


I do not think white America is committed to granting equality to the American Negro. This is a passionately racist country; it will continue to be so in the foreseeable future.
~By Susan Sontag ~


As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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 ~


It wouldn't be fair to say that conservatives cherish property the way liberals cherish equality. But it would be fair to say that the takings clause is the conservatives' recipe for judicial activism just as they say liberals have misused the equal protection clause.
~By Michael Kinsley ~


Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
~By Bernadette Devlin ~


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 ~


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 ~


The sole equality on earth is death.
~By Philip James Bailey ~


Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace.
~By Simone Weil ~


The land is ours. It's not European and we have taken it, we have given it to the rightful people... Those of white extraction who happen to be in the country and are farming are welcome to do so, but they must do so on the basis of equality.
~By Robert Mugabe ~


It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the equal treatment of unequals.
~By Felix Frankfurter ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The March on Washington affirmed our values as a people: equality and opportunity for all. Forty-one years ago, during a time of segregation, these were an ideal.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


Nobody really believes in equality anyway.
~By Warren Farrell ~


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 ~


Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality; he carried the American flag.
~By Adrian Cronauer ~


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


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 ~


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


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. ~


Even the striving for equality by means of a directed economy can result only in an officially enforced inequality - an authoritarian determination of the status of each individual in the new hierarchical order.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open.
~By Gerry Adams ~


Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality.
~By Adam Clayton ~


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 ~


I would point out that Japan's proposal at the Versailles Peace Conference on the principle of racial equality was rejected by delegates such as those from Britain and the United States.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


Unless there is recognition that women are most vulnerable... and you do something about social and cultural equality for women, you're never going to defeat this pandemic.
~By Stephen Lewis ~


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


That's part of American greatness, is discrimination. Yes, sir. Inequality, I think, breeds freedom and gives a man opportunity.
~By Lester Maddox ~


From the naturalistic point of view, all men are equal. There are only two exceptions to this rule of naturalistic equality: geniuses and idiots.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


The cry of equality pulls everyone down.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
~By Bob Dylan ~


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 ~


The major economic policy challenges facing the nation today - pick your favorites among the usual suspects of low public and household savings, concerns about educational quality and achievement, high and rising income inequality, the large imbalances between our social insurance commitments and resources - are not about monetary policy.
~By Timothy Geithner ~


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


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 ~


We have to restore power to the family, to the neighborhood, and the community with a non-market principle, a principle of equality, of charity, of let's-take-care-of-one-another. That's the creative challenge.
~By Jerry Brown ~


The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought justice and equality and it sought to respond to the young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way.
~By Charles Rangel ~


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 ~


You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.
~By Arthur Ashe ~


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


Genuine equality between the sexes can only be realized in the process of the socialist transformation of society as a whole.
~By Mao Tse Tung ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Earlier feminists were almost universally pro-choice and have dominated political debate until now. Having access to abortion was viewed as the only way women could have full equality with men, who, until recently, couldn't get pregnant.
~By Kathleen Parker ~


Equality of rights means that some people cannot simply impose obligations on others, for the moral agency and rights of those others would then be violated.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.
~By Simone Weil ~


I don't believe in social equality, and they know it.
~By George Smathers ~


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 work that must be done for each woman to reconnect with her psyche and to give herself a chance to live her own life is essentially the same. The realization of the equality of all races, the equality of all beings is essential.
~By Betty Buckley ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Distinctions between citizens solely because of their ancestry are by their very nature odious to a free people whose institutions are founded upon the doctrine of equality.
~By Harlan Stone ~


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 ~


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


More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development.
~By Kofi Annan ~


One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man.
~By Marlo Thomas ~


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 ~


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


Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


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


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 ~


Demands for equality for women are threats to men's self-esteem and sense of sexual turf.
~By Alice S. Rossi ~


Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
~By Kofi Annan ~


Okay, when you start to fight for equality, like Anand did in 1995, you could end up losing game 10, like he did, without putting up any kind of fight.
~By Vladimir Kramnik ~


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


Increasing inequality in income distribution in this country has broader policy implications, and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate compensation based on decisions they themselves take.
~By Barney Frank ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


I had explained that a woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan.
~By Mary Daly ~


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 ~


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 ~


I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~

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