September 19, 2016

Equality Quotes

“You live in Ram’s kingdom, hold your head high. Fight for justice. Treat all as equal. Protect the weak. Know that dharma is above all. Hold your head high, You live in the kingdom of Ram.” – Amish Tripathi
“There are so many stories about boys becoming heroes, learning their powers and becoming incredibly heroic. There have to be those stories for girls, too.” – Cassandra Clare
“I’m not sure about the validity of voting projects at all, these days. The assumption that all people are of equal importance seems frighteningly obsolescent.” – Charles Stross
“To like an individual because he’s black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn’t white.” – E. E. Cummings
“I believe that the great painters with their intellect as master have attempted to force this unwilling medium of paint and canvas into a record of their emotions.” – Ed Hooper
“Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals; nay it is treachery to comrades.” – G. K. Chesterton
“What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity.” – G. K. Chesterton
“All of us recruits are equal in the eyes of the Army: low” – Garth Nix
“I’m not denyin’ the women are foolish. God Almighty made ’em to match the men.” – George Eliot
“Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.” – Honoré De Balzac
“The cry of equality pulls everyone down.” – Iris Murdoch
“All mankind… being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.” – John Locke
“Even as the fingers of the two hands are equal, so are human beings equal to one another. No one has any right, nor any preference to claim over another. You are brothers.” – Muhammad Ali
“O people! Your God is one and your forefather (Adam) is one. An Arab is not better than a non-Arab and a non-Arab is not better than an Arab, and a red (i.e. white tinged with red) person is not better than a black person and a black person is not better than a red person, except in piety.” – Muhammad Ali
“Once I appealed to distinguish words gay and homosexual (…). Gayship is a political homosexualism, a sort of left-wing ideology based on a bias against traditional lifestyle (…). Homosexualism is a sexual preference.” – Rafal A. Ziemkiewicz
“Gays should be fought against.” – Rafal A. Ziemkiewicz
“Should men and women be equal in all things? Absolutely. But I’m old-fashioned in that I like the differences between the sexes. My male characters are neither Neanderthals nor Prince Charmings. They’re flawed.” – Sandra Brown
“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.” – William Faulkner
“I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” – Winston Churchill