egalite egalite

Definition(s):

  • (n) social and political equality

Usage(s):

  • But he was familiar with the lofty French principles of liberte, egalite, fraternite and yearned to see them in practice in France.

News

  • French First Girlfriend Hospitalized After Francois Hollande Affair With Actress Exposed

    When it comes to socialism, the world's premier promoter of egalite - France's Francois Hollande - is very aware that in a socialist utopia, no property is private. Hence everything can be shared, such as actress Julie Gayet with whom it was revealed last week he had an affair. The problem is that the First Lady, er, Girlfriend of France, Valerie Trierweiler, 48, did not share her boyfriend's ...
    on January 12, 2014     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  1. "In fact, there is little to distinguish Australian values from universal human ones, apart from the idiomatic insistence that they are particularly Australian," writes Fitzgerald. "Liberte, egalite and fraternite are translated into...
    on Sep 21, 2007 By: John Fitzgerald Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "The French government, a state of human rights, whose flag bears the three founding distinguished principles: Liberte, Egalite, Franternite (liberty, equality, and brotherhood) - is leading today a process of support and recognition of the...
    on Mar 20, 2007 By: Gilad Shalit Source: Ha'aretz

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