Equality Quotes

The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.
– Elizabeth Cady Stanton

We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.
– Will Rogers
His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants hall.
– James M. Barrie
In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race. There is no other way. And in order to treat some persons equally, we must treat them differently.
– Harry A. Blackmun
Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.
– Kim Campbell
Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality.
– Adam Clayton
The highest political buzz word is not liberty, equality, fraternity or solidarity; it is service.
– Arthur Hugh Clough
A commitment to sexual equality with males is a commitment to becoming the rich instead of the poor, the rapist instead of the raped, the murderer instead of the murdered.
– Andrea Dworkin
All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
– Bob Dylan
People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities.
– Linda Ellerbee
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.
– Anatole France
Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.
– Erich Fromm
The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
– Charles Fourier
I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.
– Mahatma Gandhi
As a result of America's efforts to realize the ideals of equality and freedom, blacks in America are now the freest and richest black people anywhere on the face of the earth including all of the nations that are ruled by blacks.
– David Horowitz
The goal of the EU is to form a region of freedom, security and justice. Freedom in this connection cannot be just the freedom of the strong, but it must be combined with fraternity and equality.
– Tarja Halonen
We are a model country where gender equality is concerned.
– Tarja Halonen
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.
– Anne Hathaway
Republicans many times can't get the words 'equality of opportunity' out of their mouths. Their lips do not form that way.
– Jack Kemp
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.
– Robert Francis Kennedy