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Kutipan (Quote) - Equality (1)
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.
Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
I am free of all prejudices. I hate every one equally.
W. C. Fields
All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
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.
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.
If any man claims the Negro should be content... let him say he would willingly change the color of his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city. Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.
I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers.
The sweltering summer of the Negro's legitimate discontent will not pass until there is an invigorating autumn of freedom and equality.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
Honore de Balzac
Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.
All men are created equal, it is only men themselves who place themselves above equality.
David Allan Coe
All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They.
To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.
As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance.
A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man. An intelligent woman gives up.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: It's a girl.
There can be no equality or opportunity if men and women and children be not shielded in their lives from the consequences of great industrial and social processes which they cannot alter, control, or singly cope with.
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.
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.
Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions - it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power.
Women are the only exploited group in history to have been idealized into powerlessness.
People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair. It is not only about us; it is also about me and you. Just the two of us.
Equality is not in regarding different things similarly, equality is in regarding different things differently.
Equality is the soul of liberty; there is, in fact, no liberty without it.
One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man.
All imaginable futures are not equally possible.
No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Real equality is immensely difficult to achieve, it needs continual revision and monitoring of distributions. And it does not provide buffers between members, so they are continually colliding or frustrating each other.
More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development.