Equality Quotes Quotes

A permanent division of labor inevitably creates occupational and class inequality and conflict.

Robert Shea

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

Thomas Carlyle

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

Irving Kristol

Egalitarians create the most dangerous inequality of all -- inequality of power. Allowing politicians to determine what all other human beings will be allowed to earn is one of the most reckless gambles imaginable. Like the income tax, it may start off being applied only to the rich but it will inevitably reach us all

Thomas Sowell

It is surely worse in this, that here, in one sense, it never can end. An African slave, even when made free, supposing him to be possessed even of talents and of virtue, can never, in these colonies, be quite on terms of equality with a free white man.

Jonathan Boucher

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

John Dryden

Your grand-father taught me the politics of pride, your grandmother taught me the politics of poverty. I am beholden to both for the fine synthesis. To you, my darling daughter, I give only one message. It is the message of the morrow, the message of history. Believe only in the people, work only for their emancipation and equality. The paradise of God lies under the feet of your mother. The paradise of politics lies under the feet of the people.

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

In science, all facts, no matter how trivial or banal, enjoy democratic equality

Mary McCarthy

If (the) empire of superstition and hypocrisy should be overthrown, happy indeed will it be for the world; but if all religion and morality should be overthrown with it, what advantages will be gained? The doctrine of human equality is founded entire

John Adams

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

The sole equality on earth is death

Philip James Bailey

Equality is the share of every one at their advent upon earth, and equality is also theirs when placed beneath it.

Ninon de L'Enclos

Liberty and equality--lovely and sacred words!

Giuseppe Mazzini

It is untrue that equality is a law of nature. Nature has no equality; its sovereign law is subordination and dependence.

Luc de Clapier de Vauvanargues

Genuine equality between the sexes can only be realized in the process of the socialist transformation of society as a whole.

Mao Tse-Tung
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