20 Of The Best Quotes About Equality

“Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.”

– Rosa Parks


“Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.”

– Ellen DeGeneres


“Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you’re a man, you take it.”

– Malcolm X


“There should be no discrimination against languages people speak, skin color, or religion.”

– Malala Yousafzai


Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish. - Albert Einstein


“Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.”

– Kofi Annan


“People are pretty much alike. It’s only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities.”

– Linda Ellerbee


“The earth is the mother of all people, and all people should have equal rights upon it.”

– Chief Joseph


“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


The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. - Samuel Johnson


“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


“From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor’s rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.”

– Carl Schurz


“I believe the equal rights amendment is a necessity of life for all citizens. The cabinet sometimes felt that I shouldn’t be so outspoken.”

– Betty Ford


“The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.”

– Aristotle


You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that. - Arthur Ashe


“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


“It’s just better to promote love and fairness and equality than it is to promote something you think is based on your religious beliefs.”

– Jane Wiedlin


“Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.”

– Honore de Balzac


“No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men.”

– Muhammad Ali Jinnah


virtue can only flourish among equals. - Mary Wollstonecraft

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