Quotations on Equality
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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
(Keywords: Equality, Development, Goal, Building, Challenge, Gender, Gender equality, Meeting, Poverty)
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.
(Keywords: Government, Equality, Thought, Democracy, Liberty, Will)
The sole equality on earth is death.
- Philip James Bailey
(Keywords: Death, Equality, Earth)
We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us.
- Barbara Boxer
(Keywords: God, Equality, Cause, Children, Country, Freedom, Justice, United)
There will always be a place for us somewhere, somehow, as long as we see to it that working people fight for everything they have, everything they hope to get, for dignity, equality, democracy, to oppose war and to bring to the world a better life.
- Harry Bridges
(Keywords: Life, War, Equality, People, Hope, Democracy, Dignity, Fight, Will, World)
We have to restore power to the family, to the neighborhood, and the community with a non-market principle, a principle of equality, of charity, of let's-take-care-of-one-another. That's the creative challenge.
- Jerry Brown
(Keywords: Power, Equality, Family, Challenge, Charity, Community)
The focus of tolerance education is to deal with the concept of equality and fairness. We need to establish confidence with children that there is more goodness than horror in this world.
- Morris Dees
(Keywords: Education, Equality, Children, Confidence, Focus, Goodness, Horror, Tolerance, World)
Now they have come to the place where their faith can no longer feed on the bread of repression and violence. They ask for the bread of liberty, of public equality, and public responsibility. It must not be denied them.
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Keywords: Faith, Equality, Liberty, Now, Public, Repression, Responsibility, Violence)
Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.
- Samuel Johnson
(Keywords: Death, Equality, Disease)
I do not want to be the angel of any home: I want for myself what I want for other women, absolute equality. After that is secured, then men and women can take turns being angels.
- Agnes Macphail
(Keywords: Men, Women, Equality, Angels, Being, Want)
And think of how we challenged the idea of a male dominated Parliament with All-Women shortlists and made the cause of gender equality central to our government. We were right to do so.
- Ed Miliband
(Keywords: Equality, Government, Idea, Cause, Gender, Gender equality, Parliament, Right)
The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Keywords: Business, Equality, Men, Control, Taste)