Quotes about Equality
"Never take anyone’s death to heart Bilquis. Remember God by the equality with which He implements it. Nobody is different, the richest to the poorest, from here to the end of the globe face it equally. What an example of equality."
Abdul Sattar Edhi
"So, many years later there were many who still complained and questioned, ‘Why must you pick up Christians and Hindus in your ambulance?’ And I was saying, ‘Because the ambulance is more Muslim than you’."
Abdul Sattar Edhi
"The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone."
Pope John XXIII
"Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have no other enjoyment than mere animal pleasure."
"Indians today are governed by two different ideologies. Their political ideal set in the preamble of the Constitution affirms a life of liberty, equality and fraternity. Their social ideal embodied in their religion denies them."
B. R. Ambedkar
"We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live."
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
"You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of Islamic democracy, Islamic social justice and the equality of manhood in your own native soil."
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
"How are men to be secured in any rights without instruction; how to be secured in the equal exercise of those rights without equality of instruction? By instruction understand me to mean knowledge - just knowledge; not talent, not genius, not inventive mental powers."
"Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity and security are truly possible for all people who are blind."
"Half a century ago, the amazing courage of Rosa Parks, the visionary leadership of Martin Luther King, and the inspirational actions of the civil rights movement led politicians to write equality into the law and make real the promise of America for all her citizens."
"In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace, in marriage, in education and on the playing field. It was a very exciting, rebellious time."
"It is better that some should be unhappy rather than that none should be happy, which would be the case in a general state of equality."
"More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development."
"Nobody really believes in equality anyway."
"One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man."
"People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities."
"A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up."
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
"All imaginable futures are not equally possible."
"All men are born equally free."
Salmon P. Chase
"All men are created equal, it is only men themselves who place themselves above equality."
David Allan Coe
"All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They."
"All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die."
"As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance."
"Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish."
"Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes."
"Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity."
"Democratic principles are the result of equality of condition."
Mercy Otis Warren
"Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power."
"Equal pay isn't just a women's issue; when women get equal pay, their family incomes rise and the whole family benefits."
"Equality and development will not be achieved however if peace is not understood from women's' point of view."
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