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Equality Quotes

Equality is a social state of affairs that refers those two individuals who should be treated with the same status in certain respect. Equality is important if the society wants to grow as a whole. Equality can be of different types including equality of rights, equality of status, equality of wealth, etc. Here is a collection of famous equality quotes that will help you understand the importance of equality in a society. Read these famous parity quotations to learn more about it.

B. R. Ambedkar

Political democracy cannot last unless there lies at the base of it social democracy. What does social democracy mean? It means a way of life which recognizes liberty, equality and fraternity as the principles of life.

Thomas Mann

Democracy is timelessly human, and timelessness always implies a certain amount of potential youthfulness.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.

B. R. Ambedkar

I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.

Liberty Religion
Alexis de Tocqueville

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

Saint Thomas Aquinas

By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments.

Thomas Paine

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.

Gavin McInnes

Sorry, equality is a myth. Women aren't as strong as men - they can't even hold their booze as well as men.

Simone Weil

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.

Anatole France

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

Sonia Sotomayor

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

J. K. Rowling

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

Anne Hathaway

I believe I've always been a big believer in equality. No one has ever been able to tell me I couldn't do something because I was a girl.

Thurgood Marshall

This is a great country, but fortunately for you, it is not perfect. There is much to be done to bring about complete equality. Remove hunger. Bring reality closer to theory and democratic principles.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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.

Zendaya

A feminist is a person who believes in the power of women just as much as they believe in the power of anyone else. It's equality, it's fairness, and I think it's a great thing to be a part of.

Honoré de Balzac

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

Bob Dylan

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

Simone Weil

Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.

Manners Attention
Charles Kingsley

Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day.

Robert Kennedy

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.

Arthur Ashe

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

B. R. Ambedkar

Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them.

Life Religion
Malcolm X

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

Golda Meir

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

Susan B. Anthony

There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.

Billie Jean King

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!

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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

Andrew Jackson

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

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The state controlling a woman would mean denying her full autonomy and full equality.

Sean Connery

I've always been hopeful about Scotland's prospects. And I now believe more than ever that Scotland is within touching distance of achieving independence and equality.

John F. Kennedy

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

Katy Perry

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.

That the caste system must be abolished if the Hindu society is to be reconstructed on the basis of equality, goes without saying. Untouchability has its roots in the caste system. They cannot expect the Brahmins to rise in revolt against the caste system. Also we cannot rely upon the non-Brahmins and ask them to fight our battle.

I don't consider myself a feminist, but I feel very empowered as a woman, and I've used all my resources widely. I believe in equality, but that's just naturally happening. I still want a door opened for me, to be treated like a lady, but I also want equal rights for women, of course.

It's a facet of the gay rights movement that people don't think about enough. Why suddenly marriage equality? Because it wasn't until 1981 that the court struck down Louisiana's 'head and master rule,' that the husband was head and master of the house.

People Marriage
Gal Gadot

Wonder Woman, she's amazing. I love everything that she represents and everything that she stands for. She's all about love and compassion and truth and justice and equality, and she's a whole lot of woman.

My social philosophy may be said to be enshrined in three words: liberty, equality and fraternity. Let no one, however, say that I have borrowed by philosophy from the French Revolution. I have not. My philosophy has roots in religion and not in political science. I have derived them from the teachings of my Master, the Buddha.

Science Religion
Plato

Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.

Susan B. Anthony

Suffrage is the pivotal right.

Aristotle

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

Lyndon B. Johnson

We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. It is time now to write the next chapter - and to write it in the books of law.

Toni Morrison

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.

James M. Barrie

His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants hall.

Woodrow Wilson

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.

Anatole France

The poor have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

I said on the equality side of it, that it is essential to a woman's equality with man that she be the decision-maker, that her choice be controlling.

Susan B. Anthony

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

It's about our ability precisely to integrate a people and offer jobs, and that, for me, is one of the key rationales of the reforms I'm pushing, and I'm a strong believer in that when you lift barriers, when you deregulate a lot of stuff, basically you improve the equality of opportunities.

Venus Williams

As long as we set up equality, we'll go in the right direction.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.

Will Rogers

We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.

My mom was a teacher. In the 1960s and '70s, she taught history at two largely African American public high schools in Washington, D.C. - McKinley Tech and H.D. Woodson. Her example taught me the importance of equality for all Americans.

Erich Fromm

Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.

Environment
Abraham Lincoln

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.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Aristotle

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.

Ivanka Trump

Politicians talk about wage equality, but my father has made it a practice at his company throughout his entire career. He will fight for equal pay for equal work, and I will fight for this, too, right along side of him.

Khalil Gibran

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

Rooney Mara

How do we get to equality? I don't think it comes from fear. I think it comes from understanding.

Narendra Modi

Our constitution is a ray of hope: H for harmony, O for Opportunity, P for people's participation and E for equality.

Lady Gaga

I believe in the spirit of equality and the spirit of this country as one of love and compassion and kindness.

Charlize Theron

Marriage equality is about more than just marriage. It's about something greater. It's about acceptance.

Acceptance Marriage
Abraham Lincoln

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.

Nancy Pelosi

For 25 years, it has been my privilege to represent the city of San Francisco and the great state of California; to work to strengthen our vibrant middle class; to secure opportunity and equality.

I believe there is complete equality between men and women. And I believe those passages in the New Testament, not by Jesus, but by Paul, that say women should not adorn themselves, they should always wear hats or color their hair in church - things like that - I think they are signs of the times and should not apply to modern-day life.

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.

Jimmy Carter

A fundamentalist can't bring himself or herself to negotiate with people who disagree with them because the negotiating process itself is an indication of implied equality.

Aristotle

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.

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.

Albert Einstein

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

Kayleigh McEnany

Both at home and abroad, Ivanka Trump has been a strong and confident advocate for female equality.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

In 1984, Geraldine Ferraro made history by participating in the first male-on-female vice presidential debate against George H. W. Bush. What should have been a groundbreaking moment for gender equality in politics became a forum for old gender expectations.

Venus Williams

Sports are a great place to show that equality can happen.

With patient and firm determination, I am going to press on for jobs. I'm going to press on for equality. I'm going to press on for the sake of our children. I'm going to press on for the sake of all those families who are struggling right now. I don't have time to feel sorry for myself. I don't have time to complain. I am going to press on.

Barack Obama

Let us remember we are all part of one American family. We are united in common values, and that includes belief in equality under the law, basic respect for public order, and the right of peaceful protest.

Samuel Johnson

It is better that some should be unhappy rather than that none should be happy, which would be the case in a general state of equality.

2013 was a year of myths falling apart. The myth of President Obama - a myth in which Obama was a messianic figure descending to bequeath health care, equality, and brotherhood on mankind - imploded. The myth of an America embracing the leftist social agenda collapsed.

Venus Williams

Equality for men and women, across the world, not only in sports, is the goal. We obviously have a long way to go, but every little bit helps.

Lady Gaga

In terms of my involvement in 'don't ask, don't tell' and marriage equality and anti-bullying and social emotional learning in schools - these are all things that arise out of my relationship with the world and with my fans.

World Learning Marriage
Samuel Johnson

Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.

Jennifer Aniston

OK, in all seriousness, I would say I couldn't be in a relationship without equality, generosity, integrity, spirit, kindness and humor. And awesomeness.

Kindness Humor
Chris Evans

My mum fought for feminism in her day so instilled in me the importance of equality. She taught me so much about women.

Alec Baldwin

I'm doing 'Rock of Ages' one day, making out with Russell Brand. Soon after that, I'm advocating with Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Cynthia Nixon for marriage equality.

Marriage
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The concern was that if a woman was doing gender equality, her chances of making it to tenure in the law school were diminished. It was considered frivolous.