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“Underneath all the skin, we're all the same.”
“- Fly: It's only your first try. But you're treating them like equals. They're sheep, they're inferior.
- Babe: Oh, no, they're not.
- Fly: Of course they are. We are their masters, Babe. Let them doubt it for a second and they'll walk all over you!”
“Separate and equal are two different things. Just 'cause it's the way, doesn't make it right.”
What is an unalienable right if you are a negro? What does it mean, "equal treatment" under the law? What-what does it mean, liberty and justice for all? Now I say to these people, "Look at the face of this young man, and you will see the face of a black man. But if you look at the blood shed, it is red! It is like yours! It is just... like... (continue)(continue reading)
“Political correctness is tyranny with manners.”
“You may be shocked by these words, but I have eaten from the same plate, drunk from the same glass and prayed to the same God with fellow Muslims whose eyes were blue, whose hair was blond and whose skin was the whitest of whites. And we are brothers, truly.”
“I believe that if a man does a job as well as a woman, he should be paid as much.”
“What is your duty to a country? Do you follow it blindly? Or do you challenge your country to be better and stand up to the ideals that all men are created equal and everyone deserves equity, not just equality?”
“- Lando Calrissian: Do you want anything?
- L3-37: Equal rights?”
“- James Gordon Bennett: I never liked your show, but I always thought the people did
- P.T. Barnum: They did. They do!
- James Gordon Bennett: Putting people of all shapes, sizes, Colours. Putting them on stage together and presenting them as equals, another critic might have even called it a celebration of humanity.
- P.T. Barnum: I would've...” (continue)(continue reading)
“A marriage bed is made for two. But every damn morning, it's the woman who has to make it. We have heads as well as hands. I call upon men to let us use them!”
“- Major Bergman: I've a man who must talk before dawn and a priest who is praying for him. He'll talk.
- Captain Hartmann: And if not?
- Major Bergman: Ridiculous.
- Captain Hartmann: And if not?
- Major Bergman: Then it would mean an Italian is worth as much as a German. It would mean there is no difference in the blood of a slave race and a...” (continue)(continue reading)
“You humans are very curious to us. You invite us to live among you in an atmosphere of equality that we've never known before. You give us ownership of our own lives for the first time and you ask no more of us than you do of yourselves. I hope you understand how special your world is, how unique a people you humans are. Which is why it is all...” (continue)(continue reading)
“It ain't just for us. Black, white, rich, poor, it's for everybody.”
“I was raised with these people. Gentile, Jewish. It didn't matter to my family. It never mattered to me.”
“We don't have ladders. Ladders represent a social hierarchy that's counterproductive to what we're trying to do here.”
“We must remind ourselves that these kings and queens or whatever are no better than us. They are just people.”
“Number one, no man ought to stay poor so another man can get rich. Number two, no man ought to tell another man what you got to live for or what he's got to die for. Number three, what you put in the ground is yours to tend and harvest and there ain't no man ought to be able to take that away from you. Number four, every man is a man. If you...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I have one simple belief. That the law is the only thing that's capable of making people equal. Now you may think that Mark Blackwell is white trash, and he may very well have been. But in the eyes of the state, his life matters. I'm going to impale your client on a first degree murder charge. And you get a front row seat.”