Equality Quotes

Do people really want liberty, equality, fraternity? Is it not some manner of speaking?
– Krzysztof Kieslowski
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They.
– Rudyard Kipling
Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
– Irving Kristol
Humanistic values of equality and equal rights for all nations and individuals as crystallized in the principles of the United Nations Charter are mankind's great achievements in the 20th century.
– Tran Duc Luong
In Canada, women's rights are a vital part of our effort to build a society of real equality - not just for some, but for all Canadians. A society in which women no longer encounter discrimination nor are shut out from opportunities open to others.
– Paul Martin
The people of Canada have worked hard to build a country that opens its doors to include all, regardless of their differences; a country that respects all, regardless of their differences; a country that demands equality for all, regardless of their differences.
– Paul Martin
Equality means nothing unless incorporated into the institutions.
– Slobodan Milosevic
Yugoslavia is a multinational community and it can survive only under the conditions of full equality for all nations that live in it.
– Slobodan Milosevic
The cry of equality pulls everyone down.
– Iris Murdoch
On the road to equality there is no better place for blacks to detour around American values than in forgoing its example in the treatment of its women and the organization of its family.
– Eleanor Holmes Norton
The equality that we are all entitled to, as citizens of this democracy, can't be avoided by some religious dogma of a President who's is supposed to believe in the notion of separation of church and state. And he frankly doesn't.
– Rosie O'Donnell
No advance in wealth, no softening of manners, no reform or revolution has ever brought human equality a millimeter nearer.
– George Orwell
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.
– Thomas Paine
I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.
– Alice Paul
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation - through compassion and courage - about democracy, nonviolence and racial justice.
– Mark Pryor
I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality.
– John Randolph
Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue; it is sufficient that they love themselves.
– Maximilien Robespierre
I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as incompetent as some of the men who are already there.
– Maureen Reagan
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