My mother never made me do anything for my brothers, like serve them. I think that’s an important lesson, especially for the Latino culture, because the women are expected to be the ones that serve and cook and whatever. Not in our family. Everybody was equal.
The day may be approaching when the whole world will recognize woman as the equal of man.
Nothing we use or hear or touch can be expressed in words that equal what is given by the senses.
A good poem looks life straight in the face, unflinching, sincere, equal to revelation through loss or gain.
Men and women were declared equal one morning and everybody could divorce each other by postcard.
An abundant supply of excellent water, forming a volume equal in bulk to the human body, is conveyed by one of these pipes, and distributed about the city, where it is used by the inhabitants for drink and other purposes.
The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
The deepest change begins with men raising children as much as women do and women being equal actors in the world outside the home. There are many ways of supporting that, from something as simple as paid sick leave and flexible work hours to attributing an economic value to all caregiving and making that amount tax deductible.
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
Such security is equal liberty. But it is not necessarily equality in the use of the earth.