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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.
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.
I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.
W. C. Fields
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.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
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.
Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently.
I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn, to open up, to work, help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It's not Islam.
King Hussein I
More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development.
You can't state difference and also state equality. We have to state sameness to understand equality.
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.
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
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.
A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.
His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants hall.
James M. Barrie
As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance.
The cry of equality pulls everyone down.
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.
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.
The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes.
For a modern woman it is important to be supported and that there is equality in every aspect, and that it's not two halves that make a whole - it's two wholes that make a whole.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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