Equality Quotes

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

Equality and freedom are not luxuries to lightly cast aside. Without them, order cannot long endure before approaching depths beyond imagining.
Alan Moore, V for Vendetta

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
Albert Einstein
Quotes about Equality
Equality Quotes

The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.

We are all brothers under the skin - and I, for one, would be willing to skin humanity to prove it.
Ayn Rand

All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
Bob Dylan

Everybody is a book of blood; wherever we're opened, we're red.
Clive Barker, Books of Blood, Vols. 1-3

All men are created equal, it is only men themselves who place themselves above equality.
David Allan Coe

The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.
Eric Berne

If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.
Franz Boas

Equality before the law is probably forever unattainable. It is a noble ideal, but it can never be realized, for what men value in this world is not rights but privileges.
H.L. Mencken

It takes no compromise to give people their rights...it takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no political deal to give people freedom. It takes no survey to remove repression.
Harvey Milk

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

All imaginable futures are not equally possible.
Kevin Kelly

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
Khalil Gibran

People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities.
Linda Ellerbee

It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by his own bootstraps.
Martin Luther King Jr.

A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both.
Milton Friedman

People have the right to call themselves whatever they like. That doesn't bother me. It's other people doing the calling that bothers me.
Octavia E. Butler

All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They.
Rudyard Kipling

All men are born equally free.
Salmon P. Chase

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.
Samuel Johnson

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

My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world and exiles me from it.
Ursula K. Le Guin

I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
Winston Churchill