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All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others. (Quote by - George Orwell)

I have no respect for the passion of equality, which seems to me merely idealizing envy. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

Courage consists in equality to the problem before us. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

In America everybody is of the opinion that he has no social superiors, since all men are equal, but he does not admit that he has no social inferiors, for, from the time of Jefferson onward, the doctrine that all men are equal applies only upwards, not downwards. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

The idea of bringing all men on an equality with each other has always been a pleasant dream; the law cannot equalize men in spite of nature. (Quote by - Luc De Vauvanargues)

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact. (Quote by - Honore De Balzac)

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. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Equality is the share of every one at their advent upon earth, and equality is also theirs when placed beneath it. (Quote by - Ninon de L'Enclos)

The highest political buzz word is not liberty, equality, fraternity or solidarity; it is service. (Quote by - Arthur Hugh Clough)

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. (Quote by - Adlai Stevenson)

As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance. (Quote by - Mason Cooley)

Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven. (Quote by - Yiddish Proverb)

Democratic communities have a natural taste for freedom: left to themselves they will seek it, cherish it, and view any deprivation of it with regret. But for equality their passion is ardent, insatiable, incessant, invincible: they call for equality in freedom; and if they cannot obtain that, they still call for equality in slavery. (Quote by - Tocqueville)

Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude. (Quote by - Alexis de Tocqueville)

Liberty and equality--lovely and sacred words! (Quote by - Giuseppe Mazzini)

Equal opportunity is good, but special privilege is better. (Quote by - Anna Chennault)

We have a problem for those who advocate competitive equality of opportunity: the prizes won in the competitions of the first generation will tend to defeat the requirements of equality of opportunity for the next. (Quote by - Lloyd Thomas)

The cry of equality pulls everyone down. (Quote by - Iris Murdoch)

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. (Quote by - Barack Obama)

All the people like us are we, And everyone else is They. (Quote by - Rudyard Kipling)

Equality is. one of the most consummate scoundrels that ever crept from the brain of a political juggler--a fellow who thrusts his hand into the pocket of honest industry or enterprising talent, and squanders their hard-earned profits on profligate idleness or indolent stupidity. (Quote by - James Kirke Paulding)

Men are born equal but they are also born different. (Quote by - Erich Fromm)

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity. (Quote by - Irving Kristol)

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. (Quote by - Carl Schurz)


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