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The higher the general average of intelligence, all things else being equal, the less the disposition to be meddlesome, critical, and overbearing.
I've got a really great family round me, two sisters and an older brother and my mum and dad. Everybody's equal.
The right to have a slave implies the right in some one to make the slave; that right must be equal and mutual, and this would resolve society into a state of perpetual war.
William H. Seward
Ambidextrous, adj.: Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket or a left.
It is not true that people are naturally equal for no two people can be together for even a half an hour without one acquiring an evident superiority over the other.
To equal a predecessor, one must have twice they worth.
The Republican Party supported the Equal Rights Amendment before the Democratic Party did. But what happened was that a lot of very right-wing Democrats, after the civil rights bill of 1964, left the Democratic Party and gradually have taken over the Republican Party.
This country can no longer afford to choose our leaders from a talent pool limited by sex, race, money, powerful fathers and paper degrees. It's time to take equal pride in breaking all the barriers.
To be among people one loves, that's sufficient; to dream, to speak to them, to be silent among them, to think of indifferent things; but among them, everything is equal.
Jean de la Bruyere
Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.
In a man, I look for a friend, someone who's equal, with whom I'm comfortable.
The parents have not only to train their children: it is of at least equal importance that they should train themselves.
When a match has equal partners then I fear not.
Internet does not equal sodium pentothal.
In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources.
Do we believe that the goal of government is to promote equal opportunity for all Americans to make the most of their lives? Or, do we now believe that government's role is to equalize the results of peoples lives?
The more vulnerable and the more confused the song is, the equal and opposite effect is how I feel after having written it.
Abraham Lincoln because he was a man filled with great compassion who believed that all men are created free and equal, and was not afraid to stand on that platform. The way Lincoln lived his life has served me well in mine.
I think one of my father's great legacies is the people that he inspired and the generation that he inspired transformed America through civil rights, women's rights, equal justice, and they've passed that on to their children and grandchildren.
I'm not a power person. I like everyone to be on an equal footing.
To me all men are equal: there are jackasses everywhere, and I have the same contempt for them all.
If every American donated five hours a week, it would equal the labor of 20 million full-time volunteers.
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
The right combination is between a free economy and social policy that addresses the needs of society and creates equal opportunity.
With each piece I've completed I have worked to make it intact, and each of them has been an equal high. It's like children. A mother refuses to pick out one as a favorite, and I can't do any better with the dances.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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