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  The only real equality is in the cemetery  
 -  German proverb
  

  Six feet of earth make us all equal  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.  
 -  Abraham Lincoln
  

  When the sun rises, it rises for everyone.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  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.  
 -  Alexis De Tocqueville
  

  The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread  
 -  Anatole France
  

  Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far and relaxed too much.  
 -  Francis Bacon Sr
  

  There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal.  
 -  Friedrich August Hayek
  

  A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.  
 -  Gloria Steinem
  

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

  A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.  
 -  Gloria Steinem
  

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

  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.  
 -  Irving Kristol
  

  We have not the least right to require others to treat us any better than we treat them.  
 -  Jean-Paul Malfatti
  

  The essence of our effort to see that every child has a chance must be to assure each an equal opportunity, not to become equal, but to become different - to realize whatever unique potential of body, mind and spirit he or she possesses  
 -  John Fischer
  

  Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.  
 -  Kofi Annan
  

  Men seem unable to feel equal to women: they must be superior or they are inferior  
 -  Marilyn French
  

  One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to man, but that you treat yourself equally the way you treat a man  
 -  Marlo Thomas
  

  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 had explained that a woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan  
 -  Mary Daly
  

  I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as incompetent as some of the men who are already there  
 -  Maureen Reagan
  

  The sole equality on earth is death  
 -  Philip James Bailey
  

  Democracy, which is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike  
 -  Plato
  

  Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.  
 -  Socrates
  

  The first woman was created from the rib of a man. She was not made from his head to top him, nor from his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal to him.  
 -  Sophia Loren
  

  Men of quality are not threatened by women of equality  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  The best principles of our republic secure to all its citizens a perfect equality of rights.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently.  
 -  Tom Robbins
  

  For my birthday I want world peace, to end hunger and pain, to end global warming, to end racism, for people not to judge others by the outside, for all ages, colors, races, and other differences to never matter, for everyone to have same opportunities for all,to live in a world where money has no value, where equality and understanding is an everyday experience. For my birthday I want the impossible.  
 -  Unknown
  

  No matter how big your house is, how recent your car is, or how big your bank account is our graves will always be the same size. Stay humble.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Why be racist when we all bleed the same color? Why judge when we haven't even got to really know eachother? Discrimination does nothing but set us back. The world is more colorful when it's not only white and black.  
 -  Unknown
  

  We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box.  
 -  Unknown
  

  In this world, no matter if youre rich or poor, ugly or beautiful everyone is of equal status. Only those who respect the others deserve respect.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Two wrongs don't make a right, but it does make us equal and even.  
 -  Unknown
  

  In our hearts and in our laws, we must treat all our people with fairness and dignity, regardless of their race, religion, gender or sexual orientation...  
 -  Unknown
  

  Choose your friends by their character and your socks by their color. Choosing your socks by their character makes no sense, and choosing your friends by their color is unthinkable.  
 -  Unknown
  

  At the end of this journey, we go back from where we came. Regardless of our apparent differences, we are all the same.  
 -  Unknown
  

  All men have an equal right to the free development of their faculties; they have an equal right to the impartial protection of the state; but it is not true, it is against all the laws of reason and equity, it is against the eternal nature of things  
 -  Victor Cousin
  

  If it were (Is it not) outrageous that society should treat with such rigid precision those of its members who were most poorly endowed in the distribution or wealth that chance had made, and who were, therefore, most worthy of indulgence.  
 -  Victor Hugo