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Carl Schurz Quotes and Sayings

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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

Related topics: Equality

Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them,
but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.
- Carl Schurz

My country right or wrong; when right,
to keep her right; when wrong, to put her right.
- Carl Schurz

Our country, right or wrong.
When right, to be kept right; when wrong,
to be put right.
- Carl Schurz

 

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

As equality increases, so does the number of people
struggling for predominance.
- Mason Cooley

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

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

I am an aristocrat.
I love liberty; I hate equality.
- John Randolph

Equality and development will not be achieved however
if peace is not understood from women's' point of view.
- Jenny Shipley

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

I want for myself what I want for other women,
absolute equality.
- Agnes Macphail

Equality is not in regarding different things similarly,
equality is in regarding different things differently.
- Tom Robbins

The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation
that would operate with perfect equality.
- Andrew Jackson

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions -
it only guarantees equality of opportunity.
- Irving Kristol

All men are created equal, it is only men themselves
who place themselves above equality.
- David Allan Coe

All this talk about equality.
The only thing people really have in common is that
they are all going to die.
- Bob Dylan

The cry of equality pulls everyone down.
- Iris Murdoch

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.
- Marlo Thomas

We are a model country where gender equality is concerned.
- Tarja Halonen

Nobody really believes in equality anyway.
- Warren Farrell

More countries have understood that women's equality
is a prerequisite for development.
- Kofi Annan

Democratic principles are the result of equality of condition.
- Mercy Otis Warren

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

Virtue can only flourish among equals.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights,
and governments need to learn from that,
listen to the movement and respond.
- Charlotte Bunch

The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping
of females begins when the doctor says:
It's a girl.
- Shirley Chisholm

All imaginable futures are not equally possible.
- Kevin Kelly

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.
- Barry Goldwater

All men are born equally free.
- Salmon P. Chase

To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
- Golda Meir

We who are liberal and progressive know that the poor
are our equals in every sense except that of being equal to us.
- Lionel Trilling

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
An intelligent woman gives up.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They.
- Rudyard Kipling

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier

There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
- Henry David Thoreau

Women are the only exploited group in history to have
been idealized into powerlessness.
- Erica Jong

People are pretty much alike.
It's only that our differences are more susceptible
to definition than our similarities.
- Linda Ellerbee

The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
- Margaret Thatcher

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

If we were to select the most intelligent,
imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind,
all races would be present.
- Franz Boas

Equal pay isn't just a women's issue;
when women get equal pay,
their family incomes rise and the whole family benefits.
- Mike Honda

Private religious speech can't be discriminated against.
It has to be treated equally with secular speech.
- Samuel Alito

I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery.
I insist on believing that some men are my equals.
- Brigid Brophy

In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace,
in marriage, in education and on the playing field.
It was a very exciting, rebellious time.
- Marlo Thomas

In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race.
There is no other way.
And in order to treat some persons equally,
we must treat them differently.
- Harry A. Blackmun

I am free of all prejudices.
I hate every one equally.
- W. C. Fields

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.
- Mary Douglas

I want to organize so that women see ourselves as people
who are entitled to power,
entitled to leadership.
- Patricia Ireland

Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases,
new hires qualify for food stamps.
- Patricia Ireland

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.
- Toni Morrison

Do not call for black power or green power.
Call for brain power.
- Barbara Jordan

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.
- Barack Obama

Until women learn to want economic independence,
and until they work out a way to get this independence
without denying themselves the joys of love and motherhood,
it seems to me feminism has no roots.
- Crystal Eastman

I believe in equality for everyone,
except reporters and photographers.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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.
- Bertrand Russell

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.

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.
- Robert Kennedy

Sinn Fein has demonstrated the ability to play a leadership
role as part of a popular movement towards peace,
equality and justice.
- Gerry Adams

Friendship is something that creates equality and mutuality,
not a reward for finding equality or a way of intensifying existing mutuality.
- Rowan D. Williams

I am fiscally prudent and socially progressive.
I believe in protecting a woman's right to choose.
I believe in marriage equality.
- Andrew Cuomo

In the kingdom of consumption the citizen is king.
A democratic monarchy: equality before consumption,
fraternity in consumption, and freedom through consumption.
- Raoul Vaneigem

The state controlling a woman would mean denying her
full autonomy and full equality.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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

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

Distinctions between citizens solely because of their
ancestry are by their very nature odious to a free
people whose institutions are founded upon the doctrine of equality.
- Harlan Stone

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

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

Do people really want liberty, equality,
fraternity? Is it not some manner of speaking?
- Krzysztof Kieslowski

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

His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs,
but there will never be equality in the servants' hall.
- J. M. Barrie


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