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To equal a predecessor, one must have twice they worth.
We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. It is time now to write the next chapter - and to write it in the books of law.
Lyndon B. Johnson
I was surrounded by strong women so it had never even occurred to me that women were anything other than equal to men.
The dream was not to put one black family in the White House, the dream was to make everything equal in everybody's house.
Action and reaction are equal and opposite.
First and foremost, I'm a feminist. And basically that stems from a strong belief that all people and creatures deserve equal opportunity, rights and respect.
If we try to engineer outcomes, if we overturn tradition to make everyone the same, we ruin society. If we upset tradition to allow for an equal shot at the starting gate, everyone wins, except for the charlatans and would be dictators.
We are not supposed to be all equal. Let's just forget that. We are supposed to have equal rights under law. If we do that, we have done enough.
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.
Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.
We all fight over what the label 'feminism' means but for me it's about empowerment. It's not about being more powerful than men - it's about having equal rights with protection, support, justice. It's about very basic things. It's not a badge like a fashion item.
I have been a film buff all my life and believe that the finest cinema is fully the equal of the best novels.
I see heaven's glories shine and faith shines equal.
In a man, I look for a friend, someone who's equal, with whom I'm comfortable.
Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for excellence, and a belief in our right and our responsiblity to be equal members of society.
When a match has equal partners then I fear not.
Enable every woman who can work to take her place on the labour front, under the principle of equal pay for equal work.
The best advice that was given to me was that I had to be 10 times smarter, braver and more polite to be equal. So I did.
Samuel L. Jackson
That strange feeling we had in the war. Have you found anything in your lives since to equal it in strength? A sort of splendid carelessness it was, holding us together.
There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
Africa is a continent in flames. And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us, we would all do more to put the fire out. We're standing around with watering cans, when what we really need is the fire brigade.
Men's indignation, it seems, is more excited by legal wrong than by violent wrong; the first looks like being cheated by an equal, the second like being compelled by a superior.
We are not actually equal - humanity - if we are not allowed to freely love one another.
The parents have not only to train their children: it is of at least equal importance that they should train themselves.
Internet does not equal sodium pentothal.
Until we get equality in education, we won't have an equal society.
It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.
William J. Clinton
Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work.
Susan B. Anthony
I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expenses, and my expense is equal to my wishes.
I am sure that every one of my colleagues - Democrat, Republican, and Independent - agrees with that statement. That in the voting booth, every one is equal.
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