Quotes from the category Equality:
- As Lincoln's words and actions skillfully paved the way for America's 'new birth of freedom,' he returned again and again to the Declaration of Independence's promise that 'all should have an equal chance.' Lincoln didn't expect that promise to waft in by itself, or solely on the work of others. He led. permalink
"Marriage and Gays: What Would Lincoln Do?" on The Huffington Post (11 February 2009)
- From religion ... they will learn the only true lesson of equality — the conviction that our destinies are not in our own hands; they will see that no situation in life is without its share of suffering; — and this perpetual reference to a higher power ought equally to teach the rich humility, and the poor devotion. permalink
Romance and Reality (1831)
- Jealousy is the foundation of equality, but not of liberty ; putting man constantly on his guard against the encroachments of his neighbors. It prevents affability between different classes. There is no society without affection, without tradition, without respect, without mutual amenity. permalink
- Marriage is a language of love, equality, and inclusion. permalink
Why Marriage Matters (2004)
- The claim to equality, outside the strictly political field, is made only by those who feel themselves to be in some way inferior. permalink
The Screwtape Letters (1942)
- You mix the affluence of the white and the poverty of the black and you do not get a civilized society. Integration on an equal level is one thing. Mixing on an unequal level is another. permalink
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