Equality Quotes

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

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

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 the government to the utmost.

Aristotle

To refuse political equality is to rob the ostracized of all self-respect.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The defect of equality is that we desire it only with our superiors.

Henry Becque

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, 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

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