Equality is the idea that all people are equal, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, disability, or religious background.
“The craving for equality can express itself either as a desire to pull everyone down to our own level or as a desire to raise ourselves up along with everyone else.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche Scholar, Writer, Philosopher
“I believe in the equality of man; and I believe that religious duties consist in doing justice, loving mercy, and endeavoring to make our fellow-creatures happy.”
—Thomas Paine Scholar, Intellectual, Writer
“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.”
—Roger Staubach Athlete
“This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.”
—Peace Pilgrim Pacifist, Peace Activist
“Trust in what you love, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go.”
—Natalie Goldberg Author, Motivational Speaker
Value Ideas For Equality
Seek to better understand the needs and aspirations of someone who is different than you.
Take time to listen to someone with a different point of view. No talking allowed!
Focus on commonalities rather than differences.
Focus on inclusion today.
Actively try to learn about struggles you don't experience.
Stories About Equality
Our Values In Question
Submitted by James Morrison
New York's Foundry Theater is making a new theater piece about "Value" - in all its poetic iterations: quantitatively through...
I Am Sacrificing For You… Make Something Of Yourself!
Submitted by Jaren L
If you are much like me when you hear the name Nevil Shed, you may not know anything about the person; you might even think...
Everyday Hero Stories
Isam Maldives I
Isam is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for us to see by...
Shyrra J. is kind, drama free, and caring. Even though I just met her this year she has already set a great example. She...
As a senior in high school, Emily Raleigh wrote a short book to her younger sister, an incoming freshman. This book taught...
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Equality is the idea that all people are equal, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, disability, or religious background. All people are equal period.
Ce Anne, Eden Prairie, Mn
Make others happy, kindle their hearts with happiness and joy; seethe smile on their faces ,that will bring real joy to you.
Nimal Welgama, Sri Lanka
Para existir igualdade é fundamental termos uma visão do outro pelo o que ele é, e não pela descrição que pessoas que gostam de falar demais dizem. To be equality is essential to have a vision of the other for what he is, and not the description that people who like to talk too much say.
Anderson, Colatina, Es Brasil
Equality is knowing and treating everyone as valuable.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins Ga