Equality Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Equality

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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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


As many political writers have pointed out, commitment to political equality is not an empirical claim that people are clones.
~By Steven Pinker ~


American society will never completely understand the true meaning of equality.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Because Katrina put it out there, no one can play the pretend game anymore that there isn't poverty and inequality in this country. The Millions More Movement - Katrina gives it added significance.
~By Marc Morial ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The equality among all members of the League, which is provided in the statutes giving each state only one vote, cannot of course abolish the actual material inequality of the powers concerned.
~By Hjalmar Branting ~


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 ~


The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
~By Aristotle ~


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


Mormons... are so strong, they can handle wealth, they are confident. I think it is because they are not bogged down by rules for equality, but have a firmly defined system of relative status and responsible command.
~By Mary Douglas ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


In science, all facts, no matter how trivial or banal, enjoy democratic equality.
~By Mary McCarthy ~


A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


The basis, the corner-stone of this Government, was the perfect equality of the free, sovereign, and independent States which made it.
~By Robert Toombs ~


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 ~


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 men are allowed to be fat and bald and ugly and women aren't. And it's just not - there is no equality there.
~By Connie Chung ~


Diversity on the bench is critical. As practitioners, you need judges who 'get it!' We need judges who understand what discrimination feels like. We need judges who understand what inequality feels like. We need judges who understand the subtleties of unfair treatment and who are willing to call it out when they see it!
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


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


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 ~


Everyone has an equal right to inequality.
~By John Ralston Saul ~


Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else.
~By Bono ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.
~By William Faulkner ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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. ~


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 ~


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 ~


It's much more acceptable for men to work and father kids. There's an inherent inequality, because we want to do it all, and I don't know how we can do this all.
~By Julia Louis Dreyfus ~


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


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


The highest political buzz word is not liberty, equality, fraternity or solidarity; it is service.
~By Arthur Hugh Clough ~


It is better that some should be unhappy rather than that none should be happy, which would be the case in a general state of equality.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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 ~


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


Humanistic values of equality and equal rights for all nations and individuals as crystallized in the principles of the United Nations Charter are mankind's great achievements in the 20th century.
~By Tran Duc Luong ~


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


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 ~


The state controlling a woman would mean denying her full autonomy and full equality.
~By Ruth Bader Ginsburg ~


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


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 ~


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


Inequality makes everyone unhappy, the poor most of all, and that is well within the remit of the state. More money gives less extra happiness the richer we get, yet we are addicted to earning and spending more every year.
~By Polly Toynbee ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.
~By Barack Obama ~


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 ~


Equality and development will not be achieved however if peace is not understood from women's' point of view.
~By Jenny Shipley ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Sinn Fein has demonstrated the ability to play a leadership role as part of a popular movement towards peace, equality and justice.
~By Gerry Adams ~


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


Free trade is very important if we respect equality among nations.
~By Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva ~


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 ~


We are a model country where gender equality is concerned.
~By Tarja Halonen ~


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 ~


The people of Canada have worked hard to build a country that opens its doors to include all, regardless of their differences; a country that respects all, regardless of their differences; a country that demands equality for all, regardless of their differences.
~By Paul Martin ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~

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