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Equality Quotes


Famous Quotes & Quotations About Equality:

An earthquake achieves what the law promises but does not in practice maintain - the equality of all men.
~ Ignazio Silone.

As experience widens, one begins to see how much upon a level all human things are.
~ Joseph Farrell.

Before God we are all equally wise and equally foolish.
~ Albert Einstein.

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

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

In America everybody is of 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.
~ Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays, 1950.

It's an odd thing about this universe that, though we all disagree with each other, we are all of us always in the right.
~ Logan Pearsall Smith.

It is well to know something of the manners of various peoples, in order more sanely to judge our own, and that we do not think that everything against our modes is ridiculous, and against reason, as those who have seen nothing are accustomed to think.
~ René Descartes.

Men of quality are not threatened by women of equality.
~ Author Unknown.

Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.
~ Italian Proverb.

In the democracy of the dead all men at last are equal. There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave.
~ John James Ingalls.

People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities.
~ Linda Ellerbee.

The longer we live, the more we find we are like other persons.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes.

The souls of emperors and cobblers are cast in the same mold.... The same reason that makes us wrangle with a neighbour causes a war betwixt princes.
~ Michel de Montaigne.

The tears of the red, yellow, black, brown and white man are all the same.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

There is something wrong in a government where they who do the most have the least. There is something wrong when honesty wears a rag, and rascality a robe; when the loving, the tender, eat a crust, while the infamous sit at banquets.
~ Robert Ingersoll, A Lay Sermon.

War. Rape. Murder. Poverty. Equal rights for gays. Guess which one the Southern Baptist Convention is protesting?
~ The Value of Families.

We didn't all come over on the same ship, but we're all in the same boat.
~ Bernard M. Baruch.

Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this: That you are dreadfully like other people.
~ James Russell Lowell, Democracy Address, Birmingham, England, 1884.

While there is a lower class I am in it, while there is a criminal element I am of it; while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.
~ Eugene V. Debs.

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