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Motivational Equality Quotes

May these quotes about Equality inspire and motivate you.

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.
- William Faulkner

Nobody really believes in equality anyway.
- Warren Farrell

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

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth
can ever turn it into a fact.
- Honore de Balzac


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

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty,
and love from woes.
- Khalil Gibran

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The cry of equality pulls everyone down.
- Iris Murdoch

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

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

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

I believe in equality for everyone,
except reporters and photographers.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

All men are created equal, it is only men themselves
who place themselves above equality.
- David Allan Coe

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

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

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.
- Barack Obama

Do not call for black power or green power.
Call for brain power.
- Barbara Jordan

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

The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
- Margaret Thatcher

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

Virtue can only flourish among equals.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

I am free of all prejudices.
I hate every one equally.
- W. C. Fields

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

All imaginable futures are not equally possible.
- Kevin Kelly

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

All men are born equally free.
- Salmon P. Chase

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

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

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

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

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.
- Woodrow Wilson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They.
- Rudyard Kipling

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

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

There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

I 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.

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

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

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

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.
- Vladimir Kramnik

Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense,
a fraud, a lie; and the workers want no lying.
- Mikhail Bakunin

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.
- Robert Reich

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.
- Susan Sontag

I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction.
Most reforms, most problems are complicated.
But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.
- Alice Paul

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

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.
- Simone Weil

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

Equality means nothing unless incorporated into the institutions.
- Slobodan Milosevic

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.
- Ed Miliband

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

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

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

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.
- Connie Chung

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