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The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
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 not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently.
I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy - I don't disparage envy, but I don't accept it as legitimately my master.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
We are coming down from our pedestal and up from the laundry room.
More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development.
Equal pay isn't just a women's issue; when women get equal pay, their family incomes rise and the whole family benefits.
The year was 2081, and everyone was finally equal.
You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.
I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free. The freedom of other men, far from negating or limiting my freedom, is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation.
Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power.
A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.
Friedrich August von Hayek
I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.
I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.
Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
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.
Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
I want to work on respecting individuals' dignity. Equal rights, that's where my heart is. That means equal rights and benefits, and that's what we need.
All men are born equally free.
Salmon P. Chase
Until we get equality in education, we won't have an equal society.
These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.
Socialism values equality more than liberty.
You can't state difference and also state equality. We have to state sameness to understand equality.
Real equality is immensely difficult to achieve, it needs continual revision and monitoring of distributions. And it does not provide buffers between members, so they are continually colliding or frustrating each other.
Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality; he carried the American flag.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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