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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.

D. H. Lawrence

Ethics and equity and the principles of justice do not change with the calendar.

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.

Thomas Mann

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

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.

Arthur Ashe

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

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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

Alexis de Tocqueville

Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A woman is always younger than a man at equal years.

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.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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

William Arthur Ward

A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.

James Baldwin

Confronted with the impossibility of remaining faithful to one's beliefs, and the equal impossibility of becoming free of them, one can be driven to the most inhuman excesses.

Sophia Bush

I think it's easy for people to assume that fame is equal to glory, but it can be a very isolating experience.

Confucius

When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.

Gertrude Stein

In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. That is what makes America what it is.

Plato

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

Henry Ward Beecher

All men are tempted. There is no man that lives that can't be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot.

Paul McCartney

In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.

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 the government to the utmost.

Andy Warhol

What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.

Billie Jean King

Women get the attention when we get into the men's arena, and that's sad.

Charles Kingsley

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

Andrew Jackson

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

Hippocrates

If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.

Malcolm X

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

Billie Jean King

A girl didn't get an athletic scholarship until the fall of 1972 for the very first time.

Chanakya

The rain water enlivens all living beings of the earth both movable (insects, animals, humans, etc.) and immovable (plants, trees, etc.), and then returns to the ocean it value multiplied a million fold.

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.

Pearl S. Buck

Men and women should own the world as a mutual possession.

Alexander Hamilton

In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources.

Louisa May Alcott

I like to help women help themselves, as that is, in my opinion, the best way to settle the woman question. Whatever we can do and do well we have a right to, and I don't think any one will deny us.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Controversy equalizes fools and wise men - and the fools know it.

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.

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.

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James M. Barrie

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

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.

Khalil Gibran

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

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 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.

Kayleigh McEnany

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

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.

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.

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.