Equality Quotes

Well, my personal mission statement is that we want marriage equality in all 50 states. We want it not to be a state-by-state issue. We don't want it to be something the majority is voting on. I don't think the civil rights of any minority should be in the hands of any majority.
– Jesse Tyler Ferguson
We will have bigger bureaucracies, bigger labor unions, and bigger state-run corporations. It will be harder to be an entrepreneur because of punitive taxes and regulations. The rewards of success will be expropriated for the sake of attaining greater income equality.
– Arthur C. Brooks
We must recover the element of quality in our traditional pursuit of equality. We must not, in opening our schools to everyone, confuse the idea that all should have equal chance with the notion that all have equal endowments.
– Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
We live in a world where equality is pretty important.
– John Key
We have to restore power to the family, to the neighborhood, and the community with a non-market principle, a principle of equality, of charity, of let's-take-care-of-one-another. That's the creative challenge.
– Jerry Brown
We are also further than ever from equality of opportunity.
– Ferdinand Mount
Virtue can only flourish among equals.
– Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Until women learn to want economic independence, and until they work out a way to get this independence without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood, it seems to me feminism has no roots.
– Crystal Eastman
Unless there is recognition that women are most vulnerable... and you do something about social and cultural equality for women, you're never going to defeat this pandemic.
– Stephen Lewis
U.N. Women was created due to the acknowledgement that gender equality and women's empowerment was still, despite progress, far from what it should be. Transforming political will and decisions, such as the Member States creating U.N. Women, into concrete steps towards gender equality and women's empowerment, I think is one of the main challenges.
– Michelle Bachelet
To realize that new world we must prefer the values of freedom and equality above all other values - above personal wealth, technical power and nationalism.
– Herbert Read
To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
– Golda Meir
Think of submitting our measure to the advice of politicians! I would as soon submit the subject of the equality of a goose to a fox.
– Anna Howard Shaw
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.
– Abraham Lincoln
There's a remarkable amount of sexism on TV. When male characters are flawed, they're interesting, deep and complex. But when female characters are flawed, they're just a mess. It's good to put more flawed but interesting female characters out there because it promotes equality.
– Ellen Pompeo
There needs to be radical development in equality law to create the environment to allow women to stay in work.
– Ken Livingstone
There are a lot of things that fit on a bumper sticker in terms of either liberty or equality or progress that when made more concrete just don't pan out.
– Laurence Tribe
Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.
– Plato
The work that must be done for each woman to reconnect with her psyche and to give herself a chance to live her own life is essentially the same. The realization of the equality of all races, the equality of all beings is essential.
– Betty Buckley
The word 'equality' shows up too much in our founding documents for anyone to pretend it's not the American way.
– Martha Plimpton