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Total Quotes : 103
New Continent

Four 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

Fairness Shall

These 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

Mankind Committed

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.

- Adam Clayton

Carried Symbolize

Martin 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

Other Absolute

I want for myself what I want for other women, absolute equality.

- Agnes Macphail

Wise Before

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.

- Albert Einstein

Nothing Servitude

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.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Equal Would

Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

In 1965, I marched for equality.

- Alphonso Jackson

Marriage People

Marriage equality changed life for people.

- Andrew Cuomo

Never System

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

- Andrew Jackson

Inequality Equal

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

- Aristotle

Equally Any

Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.

- Aristotle

Thought Some

If 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

Learn Like

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

- Arthur Ashe

Believe Just

I just believe in equality for all.

- Ashley Wagner

Social Extension

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.

- Charles Fourier

Learn Need

Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights, and governments need to learn from that, listen to the movement and respond.

- Charlotte Bunch

Mother Equal

The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.

- Chief Joseph

Benefits Means

I want to work on respecting individuals' dignity. Equal rights, that's where my heart is. That means equal rights and benefits, and that's what we need.

- Christine Gregoire

Love Learn

Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to get this independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems to me feminism has no roots.

- Crystal Eastman

Equal Created

All men are created equal, it is only men themselves who place themselves above equality.

- David Allan Coe

We Cannot Least

If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.

- John F. Kennedy

Love I Love

I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality.

- John Randolph

Struggle Why

The struggle for equality is really a struggle for democracy, and that's why it's a struggle for all the population.

- Ayman Odeh

Independent Sure

I am sure that every one of my colleagues - Democrat, Republican, and Independent - agrees with that statement. That in the voting booth, every one is equal.

- Barbara Boxer

Green Call

Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power.

- Barbara Jordan


Equality, 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

Laundry Pedestal

We are coming down from our pedestal and up from the laundry room.

- Bella Abzug

Test Arrangement

The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes.

- Bella Abzug

Law Enough

We 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

Everybody Social

In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors, for, from the time of Jefferson onward, the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards, not downwards.

- Bertrand Russell


I 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

Racism Some

In 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

Reach Last

When we reach the point where the women athletes are getting their pick of dates just as easily as the men athletes, then we've really and truly arrived. Parity at last!

- Billie Jean King

A Good Thing

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

- Herodotus

Woman Muslim

I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn, to open up, to work, help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It's not Islam.

- Hussein of Jordan

Sex Some

I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery. I insist on believing that some men are my equals.

- Brigid Brophy

Everyone Cry

The cry of equality pulls everyone down.

- Iris Murdoch

Only Does

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.

- Irving Kristol

Measure Of A Man

If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.

- J. K. Rowling

Own Springs

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.

- Carl Schurz

Love Fairness

It's just better to promote love and fairness and equality than it is to promote something you think is based on your religious beliefs.

- Jane Wiedlin

Conviction Also

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

- Jeane Kirkpatrick

Will However

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

- Jenny Shipley


The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.

- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Here Treated

Here 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

Love Fair

The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.

- Emma Goldman

Woman Whole

For a modern woman it is important to be supported and that there is equality in every aspect, and that it's not two halves that make a whole - it's two wholes that make a whole.

- Katy Perry

Law Scheme

In the end no segregationist scheme has withstood the force of a simple idea: equality under law.

- Eric Liu

Been Idealized

Women are the only exploited group in history to have been idealized into powerlessness.

- Erica Jong


All imaginable futures are not equally possible.

- Kevin Kelly

Goal Promoting

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.

- Kofi Annan

Liberty Fact

Equality is the soul of liberty; there is, in fact, no liberty without it.

- Frances Wright

May Sure

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.

- Frances Wright

Energetic Select

If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.

- Franz Boas

Means Enforced

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.

- Friedrich August von Hayek

Government Only

A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.

- Friedrich August von Hayek

More Pretty

People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities.

- Linda Ellerbee

World Equals

We came equals into this world, and equals shall we go out of it.

- George Mason

Equal Some

All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.

- George Orwell

Sense Being

We who are liberal and progressive know that the poor are our equals in every sense except that of being equal to us.

- Lionel Trilling

Equal Idea

The idea of equal rights was in the air.

- Lucy Stone

Benefits Incomes

Equal pay isn't just a women's issue; when women get equal pay, their family incomes rise and the whole family benefits.

- Mike Honda

Think Creator

I think at the heart of the pro-life movement is the idea that all people are created equal, endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights starting with life.

- Mike Huckabee

Death Sole

The sole equality on earth is death.

- Philip James Bailey

Woman Better

To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.

- Golda Meir

Men Equally

All men are born equally free.

- Salmon P. Chase

Rightful Our

Rightful 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

Some Extent

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.

- Thomas Mann

Religious Treated

Private religious speech can't be discriminated against. It has to be treated equally with secular speech.

- Samuel Alito

Doing Religious

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.

- Thomas Paine

Cause Specialized

Social media are a catalyst for the advancement of everyone's rights. It's where we're reminded that we're all human and all equal. It's where people can find and fight for a cause, global or local, popular or specialized, even when there are hundreds of miles between them.

- Queen Rania of Jordan

Color Languages

There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion.

- Malala Yousafzai

Voice Treated

I 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

Give Take

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

- Malcolm X

Side Ever

No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men.

- Muhammad Ali Jinnah


Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently.

- Tom Robbins

About Abstraction

Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair. It is not only about us; it is also about me and you. Just the two of us.

- Toni Morrison

Father Entitled

I believe every child has the right to a mother and a father. Men and women are not the same. That's not to say they're not entitled to equal rights, but they are not the same.

- Mark Davis

Doctor Begins

The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It's a girl.

- Shirley Chisholm

Woman She

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up.

- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Treat Treated

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.

- Marlo Thomas

Education Very

In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace, in marriage, in education and on the playing field. It was a very exciting, rebellious time.

- Marlo Thomas


The word 'equality' shows up too much in our founding documents for anyone to pretend it's not the American way.

- Martha Plimpton

Little Children

I 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.

Society Equal

Until we get equality in education, we won't have an equal society.

- Sonia Sotomayor

Religious Never

Equality and self-determination should never be divided in the name of religious or ideological fervor.

- Rita Dove

Needs Other

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.

- Mary Douglas

Which Disparage

I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy - I don't disparage envy, but I don't accept it as legitimately my master.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Flourish Among

Virtue can only flourish among equals.

- Mary Wollstonecraft

I Am Prejudices

I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.

- W. C. Fields

Color City

If any man claims the Negro should be content... let him say he would willingly change the color of his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city. Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.

- Robert Kennedy

Want Entitled

I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people who are entitled to power, entitled to leadership.

- Patricia Ireland

New Still

Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases, new hires qualify for food stamps.

- Patricia Ireland

Love May

Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue; it is sufficient that they love themselves.

- Maximilien Robespierre

Result Condition

Democratic principles are the result of equality of condition.

- Mercy Otis Warren

Trust Law

Trust me that as I ignore all law to help the slave, so will I ignore it all to protect an enslaved woman.

- Susan B. Anthony

Racism Prepare

Racism 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

Gender Country

We are a model country where gender equality is concerned.

- Tarja Halonen