Equals Quotes by Mignon McLaughlin, Vivek Wadhwa, Ani DiFranco, Mike Tyson, Elizabeth Robinson Schwartz, J Balvin and many others.
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
The natives of Silicon Valley learned long ago that when you share your knowledge with someone else, one plus one usually equals three. You both learn each other’s ideas, and you come up with new ones.
Pop stardom is not very compelling. I’m much more interested in a relationship between performer and audience that is of equals. I came up through folk music, and there’s no pomp and circumstance to the performance. There’s no, like, ‘I’ll be the rock star, you be the adulating fan.’
That equals to being a fool, having fame and no fortune. A lot of guys out there have fame doing this and doing that, but they are broke.
Everything about the Olympics was first class, and women were treated as athletes and equals.
I want mainstream artists to accept Latino artists as equals without us having to sing in English.
Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.
When you talk about change, you know what makes it really tough for people is on the one hand you’ve got tradition, and on the other hand you’ve got change; in many people’s mind, change equals modernization. Tradition, however. I’m a big tradition guy.
I have four sisters at home, and both my mom and dad worked, and both of them took care of us. It wasn’t like my mom was fully domestic, or my dad was fully domestic: they were just equals in their relationship. So I grew up with the perspective that women should be pursuing their dreams and not have to depend on a guy.
While I take no pleasure in others’ misfortunes, we’ve historically made most of our profits from other investors behaving in a panicked and irrational fashion and selling us certain stocks at prices far below their intrinsic value. More volatility equals cheaper stocks, which equals higher returns.
If it were just a dream to be famous, then I probably would have died a really quick death, because there is nothing about me that equals fame. I’m not a standup comedian. I don’t sing.
The great appeal of the doctrine that the mind is a blank slate is the simple mathematical fact that zero equals zero.
All these retailers these days are under pressure. Why? It’s because… for the last 30 years, value equaled price. But now, value equals price, convenience, and a little bit of brand.
Reading equals hope times change.
I went through the standard scientific atheist phase when I was about 14. I bought into that package deal of science equals atheism.
Let women issue a declaration of independence sexually, and absolutely refuse to cohabit with men until they are acknowledged as equals in everything, and the victory would be won in a single week.
If you want to do ‘Sword & Sandals’ movies, people think that means it equals ‘epic.’
There’s some sort of unspoken license… when outlandish things come out of an inanimate object, somehow it equals humor.
When the weight of the paper equals the weight of the airplane, only then you can go flying.
In Georgia and around the country, people are striving for a middle class where a salary truly equals economic security. But instead, families’ hopes are being crushed by Republican leadership that ignores real life or just doesn’t understand it.
It would be really dangerous for us to assume that Christian hip-hop’s popularity equals racial unity.
What our men and women in uniform are doing is providing for the Iraqi people and other surrounding nations the opportunity to see, to taste and to experience the democracy that equals freedom and ultimately justice.
Wrestling equals ratings. It seems sometimes that TV stations don’t like to make money.
People don’t think the struggles gay people have are worth talking about because everyone’s decided that we’re all equals now. Those struggles are much more subtle now. But the weight of being different does carry on.
Looking for equality everywhere is a huge mistake because equals are terrible and boring. But a sense of fairness and justice is a totally different thing and a much more complex thing.
Venture capital is unscalable. Production equals the time each partner has.
The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that.
I rise today in support of Bill C-38, the Civil Marriage Act. I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded, rights are protected and the people of this land are treated as equals under the law.
I want to empower girls so that they are treated as equals to the boys in the country.
The Hebrew Bible has long been the world’s possession, and those who come to it by any means, through whatever language, are equals in ownership, and may not be denied the intimacy of their spiritual claim.
Trout plus bacon is one of civilization’s greatest formulas; it always equals pleasure.
I try to cover three food groups at breakfast. I see that as a licence to eat rubbish for the rest of the day. Touring equals a lot of sandwiches.
Positive attitude plus effort equals performance.
The sexes in each species of being… are always true equivalents – equals but not identical.
In well-functioning markets, price equals opportunity cost. Meaning that the proper way to price out and charge us for things is to charge us what those resources could otherwise have produced. This is a lesson the Soviet Union never learned at all, and the rest is history.
My boys will not only respect and admire women and see them as their equals, but they will also see them as sources of inspiration and knowledge.
Men feel that cruelty to the poor is a kind of cruelty to animals. They never feel that it is an injustice to equals; nay it is treachery to comrades.
All parties have one leader at the top who is the first among equals.
Virtue can only flourish among equals.
Less intelligence capacity equals less safety.
Self-care equals success. You’re going to be more successful if you take care of yourself and you’re healthy.
You never know whether the subject matter will click with the audience at that particular time. I wish there was a formula, you know, ‘That plus that equals success.’
Here is what I know. When you’re running a successful company or an organization, you can take this human equation to the bank: underconfidence plus insecurity always equals paranoia and backstabbing.
The nomads’ egalitarian lifestyle astonished the Greeks, who kept their own women indoors weaving and minding children. The exotic Scythian lifestyle fueled the Greek imagination and led to an outpouring of myths about fierce Amazons, ‘the equals of men.’
Those extreme-sports kids today are good, but they have it easy. Try falling off of a motorcycle going 70 or 80 miles per hour on asphalt. Believe me, nothing equals it.
We have a vision of South Africa in which black and white shall live and work together as equals in conditions of peace and prosperity.
For me, it’s hard to enter any situation with people where we’re considering everyone equals, because I bring all of this massive baggage into anything that I do, preconceptions of my work. That’s a lot for the people that I might be bringing along with me to bear.
I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded, rights are protected and the people of this land are treated as equals under the law.
A spiritual partnership is a partnership between equals for the purpose of spiritual growth. Spiritual partners use their delightful experiences together as well as their power struggles to learn about themselves and change themselves.
I think to take your shirt off, you need to have a great body and more than that, confidence and attitude. It’s all related. A great body equals confidence, and confidence equals attitude. And when you put all three together, you get a Salman Khan! And that’s not me.
It’s amazing how these little guys can say things that a mortal human could never get away with. There’s some sort of unspoken license… when outlandish things come out of an inanimate object, somehow it equals humor.
Call centres employ mainly out-of-work actors because vocal skills plus low self-esteem equals reliable cold caller.
Ingenuity, plus courage, plus work, equals miracles.
No water equals no life. We can have no oil; it’s fine. No water – there is no plan b with no water.
Logic plus logic equals the illogical. Do you know what I mean?
German predominance is not all-encompassing. In foreign affairs and military matters, for instance, France and Britain still play a much bigger role. But across a large swathe of European policy, Germany has become much more than a first among equals.
The open street, like the open sea, is an inviting thing to the mind of man. It is one of the few places where all may meet as equals under sun or rain; but only a John Bunyan could adequately portray the danger of the cities with their pitfalls for the young unguarded feet.
I have been brought up in a house where animals are our friends and we treat them as equals.
I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
The majesty of the American Jewish experience is in its success marrying its unique Jewish identity with the larger, liberal values of the United States. There is no need anymore to choose between assimilation and separation. We are accepted as equals.
My experience is that prose usually equals duty – last minute, overdue-deadline stuff or a panic lecture to be written.
Everyone should be allowed to participate in sport, because it helps you to become more confident. That is important for women in India, because we are not always treated as equals.
I grew up looking at my parents as equals.
The United States is a world unto itself. We have mountains, we have deserts, we have a river that equals the Yangtze River, that equals the Nile. We have the greatest cities in the world – among the greatest cities in the world.
We came equals into this world, and equals shall we go out of it.
If you keep saying two plus two equals five over and over again, then that is what people are going to think. Maybe it does equal five if we keep changing the definition of what’s normal and what’s right and what’s wrong.
Certain things happened in the early church. Women who had never had any freedom suddenly have the ability to stand up and speak and be treated as equals within the life of the church.
Baathism in Iraq equals Nazism in Germany.
To achieve the mood of a warrior is not a simple matter. It is a revolution. To regard the lion and the water rats and our fellow men as equals is a magnificent act of a warrior’s spirit. It takes power to do that.
My father and mother treated us children as intellectual equals, thus greatly bolstering our self-confidence and our interest in ideas of all kinds.
Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves.
Fear and monarchy pair nicely. But democracy means you have to work with people you may not like but you must still believe are your equals. And a fearful people never trust the other side.
Don’t forget, I was a musician long before I ever met Prince. That’s a big difference between me and those other women he’s worked with. We operate on the same plane, as equals.
One mysterious person looking at another mysterious person equals what? Another mystery.
Bottom line is, work ethic equals dreams, and I am walking proof that that’s a fact.
In ‘Losing My Cool,’ I argue repeatedly that it is a terrible lie, which has been foisted on us and sold to us for decades now, that hip-hop culture equals black culture, that being authentically black means keeping it real.
My vision is a Malawi where men and women live in peace and in harmony as equals enjoying their human rights.
Education equals choices. I have been blessed with the choice to be anything I ever wanted to be, and I truly owe my happiness to my family and education.
Avoiding offense means that we don’t accept each other as equals.
Female goalkeepers are seen as equals in academies now. We’re trying to set a good example for the younger boys so they’re used to seeing us women around, making great saves and scoring great goals.
Money equals freedom.
I always say centered food equals centered behavior.
Architects and food at a construction site equals indigestion. We’re always looking for details that haven’t been executed correctly.
I have a treasure trove of Baker memories, all of which reinforce my sense of Howard Baker as one of the most decent people with whom I have worked. While I was simply a young staffer, he never treated me or my colleagues as anything else but equals.
When I was younger, I felt more like a student working with a mentor when I worked with the conductor, but now it feels more like equals.
One great worker equals three not-so-great workers, so it’s worth paying terrific people not just for today but to find people that we think have upward mobility to become tomorrow’s leaders.
Donald Trump is a man who likes to think he has few equals.
‘Kane and Abel’ is the best popular fiction of all time. As a kid, I wanted to be prime minister when I read ‘First Among Equals.’
Women can break down barriers to opportunity, and men, many of them reluctantly, have learned to relate to women as their equals in thought and action. But except for an eccentric few, women do not want to become warriors.
One reason we resist making deliberate choices is that choice equals change and most of us, feeling the world is unpredictable enough, try to minimise the trauma of change in our personal lives.
You can do anything if you set your mind to it. Look out for kids, help them dream and be inspired. We teach calculus in schools, but I believe the most important formula is courage plus dreams equals success.
A bunch of chairs lined up in front of a podium equals school.
I started the label Tzadik to support an entire community of musicians, not just Jewish musicians. But the radical Jewish culture movement was begun in a lot of ways because I wanted to take the idea that Jewish music equals ‘klezmer’ and expand it to, ‘Well, Jewish music could be a lot more than that.’
Amity itself can only be maintained by reciprocal respect, and true friends are punctilious equals.
Never forget that children are at the heart of everything we do. Respect them, listen to them, talk to them as equals, and care about them.
Less money in your wallet equals less economic freedom.
The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.
It’s about communication. It’s about honesty. It’s about treating people in the organization as deserving to know the facts. You don’t try to give them half the story. You don’t try to hide the story. You treat them as – as true equals, and you communicate and you communicate and communicate.
I always approach logic without emotion. The math always equals the math. Regardless of whether I discovered the math before anyone else, or I just decided to accept it, I know what logically makes sense, and I’m going to speak on it every time.
Usually, it is the men who are given importance. But now, people view women wrestlers as equals.
I refuse to consign the whole male sex to the nursery. I insist on believing that some men are my equals.
We belong to talking, not what talking is about… Stop talking – and you are out. Silence equals exclusion.
Bigger risk equals bigger reward.
I’m after megafights, and me fighting Haye equals megafight.
There are two kinds of directors: There’s the kind where two plus two equals four, and you have to help them figure it out. And then there’s the kind that throws you in a room, locks the door, sets the house on fire and films it.
What’s important now are the characteristics of the brain’s right hemisphere: artistry, empathy, inventiveness, big-picture thinking. These skills have become first among equals in a whole range of business fields.
That’s always a fun thing to play, a relationship where there’s equals. I often play roles that are repressive, or women who are slightly repressed or having some kind of internal conflict.
The opinion that Trump equals hate is not a fact. It is a view.
I’ve learned to treat celebrities as equals and just kind of meet them and admire their work, but I definitely could not breathe when I met Johnny Depp and James Franco.
I want to invite the mainstream into my world and to my sound and to what I’m doing. And I want mainstream artists to respect me and accept Latino artists as equals without us having to sing in English. I want them to know that I can compete globally, with whomever, in Spanish.
Banish the words ‘I can’t’ from your vocabulary. Remember: If ‘can’t’ equals ‘won’t’, ‘can’ equals ‘will.’
Faith minus vulnerability and mystery equals extremism. If you’ve got all the answers, then don’t call what you do ‘faith.’
Religions in general have to rediscover their roots. In Hinduism and the Koran, animals are described as equals. If you walk into a cathedral and look at the decorations of early Christianity, there are vines, animals, creatures and birds thriving all over the stonework.
We who are liberal and progressive know that the poor are our equals in every sense except that of being equal to us.
In a union of equals, there can be no second-class consumers. I will not accept that in some parts of Europe, people are sold food of lower quality than in other countries, despite the packaging and branding being identical.
Visual ideas combined with technology combined with personal interpretation equals photography. Each must hold it’s own; if it doesn’t, the thing collapses.
Analysis of the composition of samples of DNA from a great variety of sources and by many investigators revealed the remarkable fact that the purine content always equals the pyrimidine content.
China doesn’t have a single leader. It has – a first among equals is the president, and his name will probably be Xi Jinping, almost certainly.
West Indian cultural mentality and a North American life equals the perfect balance.
Less regulation plus less taxation plus less litigation always equals more innovation and job creation.
Education equals economic growth.
When you’re making an independent film, it’s like this actor plus this actor equals this funding, this financing. Pull this actor out, this actor is still here but this money’s gone. It’s this frightening puzzle mosaic that is the world of independent film.
My parents’ generation’s benchmark was simple: Fat Equals Bad.
I love working so much. For me, working equals happiness.
In fact, our monthly trade deficit figure is so huge it equals the entire annual budget of our Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans fought to make us free from foreign tyranny, but the new tyranny is taking a different form.
The very idea of marriage is basic to recognition as equals in our society; any status short of that is inferior, unjust, and unconstitutional.