Inequality quotes

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◆ Judging someone by the color of their skin is ignorant. Their skin complexion has nothing to do with their morals, beliefs or intelligence.
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◆ It is the belief that extremes and excesses of inequality must be reduced so that each person is free to fully develop his or her full potential. This is why we take precious time out of our lives and give it to politics.
- Paul Wellstone99
◆ Inequality makes everyone unhappy, the poor most of all, and that is well within the remit of the state. More money gives less extra happiness the richer we get, yet we are addicted to earning and spending more every year.
- Polly Toynbee99
◆ The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house.
- Audre Lorde99
◆ It's much more acceptable for men to work and father kids. There's an inherent inequality, because we want to do it all, and I don't know how we can do this all.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus99
◆ It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the equal treatment of unequals.
- Felix Frankfurter99
◆ The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
- Aristotle99
◆ A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
- Thomas Carlyle99
◆ The days of humiliation, of second-class citizens and of inequality are over and gone forever.
- Gerry Adams99
◆ What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights.
- B R Ambedkar99
◆ Nature is unfair? So much the better, inequality is the only bearable thing, the monotony of equality can only lead us to boredom.
- Francis Picabia99
◆ Between persons of equal income there is no social distinction except the distinction of merit. Money is nothing: character, conduct, and capacity are everything. There would be great people and ordinary people and little people, but the great would always be those who had done great things, and never the idiots whose mothers had spoiled them and whose fathers had left them a hundred thousand a year; and the little would be persons of small minds and mean characters, and not poor persons who had never had a chance. That is why idiots are always in favor of inequality of income (their only chance of eminence), and the really great in favor of equality.
- George Bernard Shaw99
◆ Thus no member of the commonwealth can have a hereditary privilege as against his fellow-subjects; and no-one can hand down to his descendants the privileges attached to the rank he occupies in the commonwealth, nor act as if he were qualified as a ruler by birth and forcibly prevent others from reach­ing the higher levels of the hierarchy through their own merit. He may hand down everything else, so long as it is material and not pertaining to his person, for it may be acquired and disposed of as property and may over a series of generations create considerable inequalities in wealth among the mem­bers of the commonwealt. But he may not prevent his sub­ordinates from raising themselves to his own level if they are able and entitled to do so by their talent, industry and good fortune. If this were not so, he would be allowed to practise coercion without himself being subject to coercive counter-measures from others, and would thus be more than their fel
- Immanuel Kant99
◆ If all men are born free, how is it that all women are born slaves?
- Mary Astell99
◆ There is always inequality in life. Some men are killed in a war and some men are wounded and some men never leave the country. Life is unfair.
- John F Kennedy99

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