Equality Quotes and Sayings
Everyone’s a star and deserves the right to twinkle.
- Marilyn Monroe
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
– Kahlil Gibran
Equality of opportunity is freedom, but equality of outcome is repression.
- Dick Feagler
The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
- Emma Goldman
Men are born equal but they are also born different.
- Erich Fromm
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.
All the citizens of a state cannot be equally powerful, but they may be equally free.
You just wish sometimes that people would treat you like a human being rather than seeing your gender first and who you are second.
- Frances OGrady
No one can argue any longer about the rights of women. It’s like arguing about earthquakes.
- Lillian Hellman
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
- Honore De Balzac
As men, we are all equal in the presence of death.
- Publilius Syrus
To marry unequally is to suffer equally.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
If we don’t change our direction we’re likely to end up where we’re headed.
Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
- Andrew Jackson
More countries have understood that women’s equality is a prerequisite for development.
- Kofi Annan
One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to man, but that you treat yourself equally the way you treat a man.
- Marlo Thomas
The only real equality is in the cemetery.
Inequality of outcome can only be accepted when there is an equality of opportunity.
I would gladly admit women are superior to men if only they would stop trying to be the same as us.
- Sacha Guitry
When you belong to a minority, you have to be better in order to have the right to be equal.
The only way to make sure people you agree with can speak is to support the rights of people you don’t agree with.
- Eleanor Holmes Norton
Democracy arose from men’s thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.
- Gloria Steinem
There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal.
- Friedrich August Hayek