24 Total Quotes

Inequality Quotes

Andrew Carnegie
We accept and welcome... as conditions to which we must accommodate ourselves, great inequality of environment; the concentration of business, industrial and commercial, in the hands of a few; and the law of competition between these, as being not only beneficial, but essential for the future progress of the race.
Andrew Carnegie
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Tenzin Gyatso
There can be no peace as long as there is grinding poverty, social injustice, inequality, oppression, environmental degradation, and as long as the weak and small continue to be trodden by the mighty and powerful.
Tenzin Gyatso
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There is a lot of inequality in terms of urban workers being a lot richer than rural workers and the coastal regions a lot richer than the western regions, so there is a challenge of trying to find jobs for the people moving to the cities.
Robert Subbaraman
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Martin Luther
An earthly kingdom cannot exist without inequality of persons. Some must be free, some serfs, some rulers, some subjects.
Martin Luther
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Another means of silently lessening the inequality of property is to exempt all from taxation below a certain point, and to tax the higher portions of property in geometric progression as they rise
Thomas Jefferson
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It is a wise man who said that there is no greater inequality than the equal treatment of unequals
Felix Frankfurter
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Under-representation of women and other inequality among researchers is a problem that will not solve itself as women acquire competence.
Tarja Halonen
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The graduate course will be going through the theories of inequality, inequalities of all kinds - why some countries are slower to grow than others, why some regions within countries are left behind, why some groups, whether racial, ethnic or whatever (are left behind),
Glenn Loury
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For me the problem is not political. The problem is social inequality. There is a mass of people who depend on patronage, and that allows our feudal political system to survive. So we cannot reform the causes of mass poverty.
Sheila Coronel
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When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?
John Ball
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Thomas Carlyle
A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
Thomas Carlyle
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Now I know that so long as we have social inequality we shall have snobs; we shall have men who bully and truckle, and women who snub and crawl. I know that it is futile to, spurn them, or lash them for trying to get on in the world, and that the world is what it must be from the selfish motives which underlie our economic life.
William Howells
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Wimbledon has failed to do the right thing and continues to promote inequality in pay across the board between men and women. In the 21st century, it is morally indefensible that women competitors in a grand slam tournament should be receiving considerably less prize money than their male counterparts.
Larry Scott
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Because Katrina put it out there, no one can play the pretend game anymore that there isn't poverty and inequality in this country. The Millions More Movement -- Katrina gives it added significance.
Marc Morial
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Wimbledon represents so much that is good about modern British society, but inequality should not be part of the Wimbledon brand.
Larry Scott
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Many provisions of the law infringe on constitutional rights and freedoms of individuals and citizens, establish inequality between different confessions and violate Russia's international obligations.
Boris Yeltsin
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Everyone has an equal right to inequality.
John Saul
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This massive inequality in negotiating strength makes it extremely difficult for many small, poor countries to participate in negotiations where decisions are taken that are literally a matter of life or death for millions of their people.
Peter Hardstaff
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The landscape is different now. There are still a lot of barriers but the racial inequality is not as clear cut.
Randy Dillard
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Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
Communism is inequality, but not as property is. Property is exploitation of the weak by the strong. Communism is exploitation of the strong by the weak.
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
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Cervantes Saavedra
My grandma (rest her soul) used to say, ''there were but two families in the world, have-much and have-little.''
Cervantes Saavedra
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Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
However energetically society in general may strive to make all the citizens equal and alike, the personal pride of each individual will always make him try to escape from the common level, and he will form some inequality somewhere to his own profit.
Alexis de Tocqueville, ,
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Samuel Johnson
So far is it from being true that men are naturally equal, that no two people can be half an hour together, but one shall acquire an evident superiority over the other.
Samuel Johnson
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There is no good in living in a society where you are merely the equal of everybody else. The true pleasure of life is to live with your inferiors.
William M. Thackeray
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