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Definition of Equality

Equality

  1. The condition or quality of being equal; agreement in quantity or degree as compared; likeness in bulk, value, rank, properties, etc.; as, the equality of two bodies in length or thickness; an equality of rights.
  2. Sameness in state or continued course; evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of temper or constitution.
  3. Evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of surface.
  4. Exact agreement between two expressions or magnitudes with respect to quantity; -- denoted by the symbol =; thus, a = x signifies that a contains the same number and kind of units of measure that x does.

Equality Quotations

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I speak not for myself but for those without voice... those who have fought for their rights... their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated.
Malala Yousafzai

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

Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
Thomas Jefferson

If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.
John F. Kennedy
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Equality Translations

equality in Afrikaans is gelykheid
equality in Dutch is gelijkheid, pariteit
equality in German is Gleichheit
equality in Italian is uquaglianza
equality in Norwegian is likestilling, likhet
equality in Portuguese is igualdade
equality in Spanish is igualdad, paridad
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