No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent.
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
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.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed; We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal
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.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
On Monday mornings I am dedicated to the proposition that all men are created jerks.
Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
All men are born equally free.
By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments.
Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity.
I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as unqualified as some of the men who are already there.
In the democracy of the dead all men at last are equal. There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave.
And finally, in our time a beard is the one thing that a woman cannot do better than a man, or if she can her success is assured only in a circus.
Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.
A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.
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.
The misogyny that is in every culture is not a true part of the human condition. It is life out of balance, and that imbalance is sucking something out of the soul of every man and woman who's confronted with it.
Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.
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.
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