Equality Quotes

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

George Orwell

Equality of opportunity is an equal opportunity to prove unequal talents.

Viscount Samuel

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact

Honore de Balzac

The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, or to steal bread.

Anatole France

Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.

Aristotle

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

Arthur Ashe

I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Irving Kristol

The first step in providing economic equality for women is to ensure a stable economy in which every person who wants to work can work.

Jimmy Carter

I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Mao Tse-Tung

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

Liberty and equality--lovely and sacred words!

Giuseppe Mazzini

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

Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.

Voltaire

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

Albert Einstein

The sole equality on earth is death

Philip James Bailey

Everything is what it is: liberty is liberty, not equality or fairness or justice or culture, or human happiness or a quiet conscience.

Sir Isaiah Berlin

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.

Barbara Levy Boxer

In the eyes of God all men, indeed all creatures, may be equal: but the divine law of the individual is to maintain and to defend his individuality.

Houston Stewart Chamberlain

Choose equality.

Matthew Arnold

What is deeply distressing is the incredible number of people who are vehemently opposed to equality, and the need for them to deny gay rights simply because they cannot bear the thought of gays having rights.

Moran Margaret Cho

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

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

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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