Equality, in a social sense, may be divided into that of condition and that of rights. Equality of condition is incompatible with civilization, and is found only to exist in those communities that are but slightly removed from the savage state. In practice, it can only mean a common misery.Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

James Fenimore Cooper

United States novelist noted for his stories of American Indians and the frontier life (1789-1851)

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