Popular Quotes about Equality

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1I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.Martin Luther King, Jr.
2If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.J. K. Rowling
3Until we get equality in education, we won&’t have an equal society.Sonia Sotomayor
4The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.Chief Joseph
5Equality is the soul of liberty; there is, in fact, no liberty without it. - Frances Wright Click To TweetFrances Wright
6Martin Luther King, Jr. didn&’t carry just a piece of cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality; he carried the American flag.Adrian Cronauer
7Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions – it only guarantees equality of opportunity.Irving Kristol
8There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion. Click To TweetMalala Yousafzai
9The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.Elizabeth Cady Stanton
10Gender 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.Kofi Annan
11Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.Honore de Balzac
12If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.Franz Boas
13Socialism values equality more than liberty.Dennis Prager
14Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.Alexis de Tocqueville
15Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.Ellen DeGeneres
16Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently.Tom Robbins
17Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.Ruth Bader Ginsburg
18People are pretty much alike. It&’s only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities.Linda Ellerbee
19Democracy 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.Alexis de Tocqueville
20The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It&’s a girl.Shirley Chisholm
21I speak not for myself but for those without voice… those who have fought for their rights… their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated.Malala Yousafzai
22No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men.Muhammad Ali Jinnah
23The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal. Click To TweetAristotle
24In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race. There is no other way. And in order to treat some persons equally, we must treat them differently.Harry A. Blackmun
25We came equals into this world, and equals shall we go out of it.George Mason
26Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add &’within the limits of the law&’ because law is often but the tyrant&’s will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.Thomas Jefferson
27I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.W. C. Fields
28Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.Barry Goldwater
29One 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.Marlo Thomas
30A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.Friedrich August von Hayek
31All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.George Orwell
32Suffrage is the pivotal right. Click To TweetSusan B. Anthony
33Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power.Barbara Jordan
34It 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.Thomas Mann
35All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.Bob Dylan
36Equal pay isn&’t just a women&’s issue; when women get equal pay, their family incomes rise and the whole family benefits.Mike Honda
37Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.Rosa Parks
38The extension of women&’s rights is the basic principle of all social progress.Charles Fourier
39All men are created equal, it is only men themselves who place themselves above equality.David Allan Coe
40Democratic principles are the result of equality of condition.Mercy Otis Warren
41Democracy… is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.Plato
42Virtue can only flourish among equals. Click To TweetMary Wollstonecraft
43We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.Will Rogers
44We are not supposed to be all equal. Let&’s just forget that. We are supposed to have equal rights under law. If we do that, we have done enough.Ben Stein
45The year was 2081, and everyone was finally equal.Kurt Vonnegut
46All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They.Rudyard Kipling
47If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.John F. Kennedy
48I believe the equal rights amendment is a necessity of life for all citizens. The cabinet sometimes felt that I shouldn&’t be so outspoken.Betty Ford
49Equality and separation cannot exist in the same space.Jason Mraz
50You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that. Click To TweetArthur Ashe
51Nature has made men free and equal. The distinctions necessary for social order are only founded on general utility.Marquis de Lafayette
52I want for myself what I want for other women, absolute equality.Agnes Macphail
53Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.Abraham Lincoln
54Women are the only exploited group in history to have been idealized into powerlessness.Erica Jong
55We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. It is time now to write the next chapter – and to write it in the books of law.Lyndon B. Johnson
56These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.Abraham Lincoln
57I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.Martin Luther King, Jr.
58If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost.Aristotle
59I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality.John Randolph
60The cry of equality pulls everyone down. Click To TweetIris Murdoch

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