Quotes on Fairness And Equality

Fairness is not about statistical equality. John Bercow

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. Abraham Lincoln

It's just better to promote love and fairness and equality than it is to promote something you think is based on your religious beliefs. Jane Wiedlin

Equality is the soul of liberty; there is, in fact, no liberty without it. Frances Wright

The vegan lifestyle is a compassionate way to live that supports life, supports fairness and equality, and promotes freedom. Robert Cheeke

We can do better. ...We can't ignore the inequalities that persist in our justice system that undermine our most deeply held values of fairness and equality. Hillary Clinton

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

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. Carl Schurz

If you want peace, work for justice. Pope Paul Vi

Fair words never hurt the tongue. George Chapman

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

We mast show by our behavior that we believe in equality and justice and that our religion teaches faith and love and charity to our fellow men. Here is where each of us has a job to do that must be done at home, because we can lose the battle on the soil of the United States just as surely as we can lose it in any one of the countries of the world. Eleanor Roosevelt

We will never know peace in the world without balance. And we will never know balance without justice for all. Yet, justice exists only where there is fairness and equality - when every man and country is treated and viewed equally. My father believes that there is no such thing as justice because all his life he has witnessed the tipping of the scales. We must change this widespread mentality by making equality a reality, not just something we read and hear about on the TV and in literature. Suzy Kassem

If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. J K Rowling

True patriotism springs from a belief in the dignity of the individual, freedom and equality not only for Americans but for all people on earth, universal brotherhood and good will, and a constant and earnest striving toward the principles and ideals on which this country was founded. Eleanor Roosevelt

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

We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever. Susan B Anthony

Liberty and equality-lovely and sacred words! Giuseppe Mazzini

There's enough on this planet for everyone's needs but not for everyone's greed. Mahatma Gandhi

The greatest country, the richest country, is not that which has the most capitalists, monopolists, immense grabbings, vast fortunes, with its sad, sad soil of extreme, degrading, damning poverty, but the land in which there are the most homesteads, freeholds - where wealth does not show such contrasts high and low, where all men have enough - a modest living- and no man is made possessor beyond the sane and beautiful necessities. Walt Whitman

Peace cannot exist without justice, justice cannot exist without fairness, fairness cannot exist without development, development cannot exist without democracy, democracy cannot exist without respect for the identity and worth of cultures and peoples. Rigoberta Menchu

Fairness means not to use fraud and trickery in the exchange of commodities and services and the exchange of feelings. Erich Fromm

The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law. Aristotle

I was born in the year the Titanic sank. The Titanic went down, and I came up. That tells you a little about the fairness of life. Studs Terkel

Freedom and equality are naturan born enemies. Will Durant

My main fight is for freedom and equality. Muhammad Ali

The United Nations stands for the freedom and equality of all peoples, irrespective of race, religion, or ideology. Ralph Bunche

A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both. Milton Friedman

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. Woodrow Wilson

By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments. Thomas Aquinas

Nothing can be truly great which is not right. Samuel Johnson

The question of societal fairness is always pertinent. Martin Schulz

Let's start with protecting taxpayers and making sure we have more fairness in the system. Hillary Clinton

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it. Malcolm X

If it is true that men are better than women because they are stronger, why aren't our sumo wrestlers in the government? Toshiko Kishida

[On the Adam and Eve story:] They both fell from innocence, and consequently from happiness, but not from equality. Sarah Moore Grimke

With Christianity, freedom and equality became the two basic concepts of Europe; they are themselves Europe. Peter Drucker

Believe in no other God than the one who insists on justice and equality among men. George Sand

The more equality there is established among men, the more virtue and happiness will reign in society. Mary Wollstonecraft

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes. Khalil Gibran

Religion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration - courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and, above all, love of the truth. H L Mencken

Never be discouraged from being an activist because people tell you that you'll not succeed. You have already succeeded if you're out there representing truth or justice or compassion or fairness or love. Doris "Granny D" Haddock

Fairness' is one of the great mantras of the left. Since everyone has his own definition of fairness, that word is a blank check for the expansion of government power. What fairness means in practice is that third parties - busybodies - can prevent mutual accommodations by others. Thomas Sowell

I would like to be known as a person who is concerned about freedom and equality and justice and prosperity for all people. Rosa Parks

Friends, haters, it's Twitter poll time. What do you think most holds back justice and equality for women? All thoughts welcome! Olivia Wilde

Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance. Kim Campbell

A resilient people cherishing liberty and equality and the rule of law will endure. Nick Rahall

At a time when efforts are being made to eradicate discrimination between the sexes in the search for social equality and justice, the differences between the sexes are being rediscovered. Carol Gilligan

To realize that new world we must prefer the values of freedom and equality above all other values - above personal wealth, technical power and nationalism. Herbert Read

Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace. Simone Weil

How can I even secretly harbour the thought that my neighbour's faith is inferior to mine? Mahatma Gandhi

Nothing is so unequal as equality. Pliny The Elder

In 1965, I marched for equality. Alphonso Jackson

All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. George Orwell

Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom. Alexis De Tocqueville

marriage, home life, and children, ought to be enjoyed by men and women together. Nobody - and least of all the child - is served by the present tendency to put these things all on one side as 'Woman's World. Alva Myrdal

Revolution is based on land. Land is the basis of all independence. Land is the basis of freedom, justice, and equality.... Malcolm X

I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people we want to love. Carrie Underwood

Nature smiles at the union of freedom and equality in our utopias. For freedom and equality are sworn and everlasting enemies, and when one prevails the other dies. Will Durant

Our objective is complete freedom, justice and equality by any means necessary. Malcolm X

Don't let anyone tell you that great things can't happen in America... Barriers can come down. Justice and equality can win. Hillary Clinton

I'm a Christian. I want the world of justice and equality. This is the only way to achieve peace. Hugo Chavez

Progress stems from education, culture, freedom and equality. Without these fundamentals, mankind will flounder. Matt Chandler

Disease generally begins that equality which death completes. Samuel Johnson

We've chosen the path to equality, don't let them turn us around. Geraldine Ferraro

Modern equalitarian societies whether democratic or authoritarian in their political forms, always base themselves on the claim that they are making life happier. Happiness thus becomes the chief political issue - in a sense, the only political issue - and for that reason it can never be treated as an issue at all. Robert Warshow

The intelligence suffers today automatically in consequence of the attack on all authority, advantage, or privilege. These things are not done away with, it is needless to say, but numerous scapegoats are made of the less politically powerful, to satisfy the egalitarian rage awakened. Wyndham Lewis

It is of course, entirely possible that men (or anyone who is relatively privileged) are most defensive, most obstinate and unseeing when they are worried about losing privileges.... In the reactions of husbands, I detect a haunting worry about what they will lose when true gender equality arrives. Faye J Crosby

I have a dream, that one day on the red hills of Georgia... Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you ask anyone, what is morality based on? These are the two factors that always come out: One is reciprocity, ... a sense of fairness, and the other one is empathy and compassion. Frans De Waal

Christianity teaches that when man sinned, God opted for forgiveness rather than fairness. He opted for grace and mercy rather than justice. Andy Stanley

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door. Charles Dickens

The more laws, the less justice. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe. Edmund Burke

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

A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men. Gloria Steinem

And she's fair I love. William Shakespeare

I'm all for the Fairness Doctrine, whatever that is. George Voinovich

Thou shouldst not decide until thou hast heard what both have to say. Aristophanes



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