equality quotes

Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open.Gerry Adams

Private religious speech can't be discriminated against. It has to be treated equally with secular speech.Samuel Alito

Equality implies individuality.Trey Anastasio

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

More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development.Kofi Annan

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

You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.Arthur Ashe

Is there an equality of power between America and Iraq? Definitely not; however, the Iraqi people are standing fast and are defending their land courageously.Bashar al-Assad

It is crucial that members of Congress cast votes that are supportive of the values upon which our nation was founded: equality, freedom, and opportunity for all people.Joe Baca

Gender equality will only be reached if we are able to empower women.Michelle Bachelet

Educational equality doesn't guarantee equality on the labor market. Even the most developed countries are not gender-equal. There are still glass ceilings and 'leaky pipelines' that prevent women from getting ahead in the workplace.Michelle Bachelet

The 2010 global gender gap report by the World Economic Forum shows that countries with better gender equality have faster-growing, more competitive economies.Michelle Bachelet

U.N. Women was created due to the acknowledgement that gender equality and women's empowerment was still, despite progress, far from what it should be. Transforming political will and decisions, such as the Member States creating U.N. Women, into concrete steps towards gender equality and women's empowerment, I think is one of the main challenges.Michelle Bachelet

The sole equality on earth is death.Philip James Bailey

I wanted to get far away from those who believed in cruelty, so then I went to France, a land of true freedom, democracy, equality and fraternity.Josephine Baker

From the naturalistic point of view, all men are equal. There are only two exceptions to this rule of naturalistic equality: geniuses and idiots.Mikhail Bakunin

Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie; and the workers want no lying.Mikhail Bakunin

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

Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.Honore de Balzac