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Quotations on Inequality

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One half of the world must sweat and groan that the other half may dream.

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Some men must follow, and some command, though all are made of clay.

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Can one preach at home inequality of races and nations and advocate abroad good-will towards all men?

~ Dorothy Thompson

There is always inequity in life. Some men are killed in a war, and some men are wounded, and some men are stationed in the Antarctic and some are stationed in San Francisco. It's very hard in military or personal life to assure complete equality.

~ John F. Kennedy

You can't have all chiefs, you've got to have indians too.

~ Proverbs

- American Proverb

People differ in capacity, skill, health, strength; and unequal fortune is a necessary result of unequal condition. Such inequality is far from being disadvantageous either to individuals or to the community.

~ Leo XIII

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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