Favorite Quotations ~  Equality, 2 Equality

"Equal opportunity is good, but special privilege is better." ~ Anna Chennault

Statue of Liberty

There has to be positive action that allows the most disadvantaged people to get their fair share of job opportunities. ~ Paul Burton

So long as women are slaves, men will be knaves. ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton

If we are not striving for equality, in heaven's name for what are we living? ~ John Hope

I look for the day...when the only criterion of excellence or position shall be the ability and character of the individual; and this time will come. ~ Susan B. Anthony

Society as a whole benefits immeasurably from a climate in which all persons, regardless of race or gender, may have the opportunity to earn respect, responsibility, advancement and remuneration based on ability. ~ Sandra Day O'Connor

If you are trying to balance the scales of justice and equality in all your work relationships, you’re going to come up short. ~ Judy Sheindlin

Our doctrine of equality and liberty and humanity comes from our belief in the brotherhood of man, through the fatherhood of God. ~ Calvin Coolidge

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

I don't think there has ever been a man who treated a woman as an equal and that's all I would have asked for, for I know I'm worth as much as they. ~ Berthe Morisot

I believe in equality. Equality for everybody. No matter how stupid they are or how superior I am to them. ~ Steve Martin

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

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

Equality is the result of human organization. We are not born equal. ~ Hannah Arendt

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