“Alle sind gleich”

Ja? Und wieso? Weil jeder der anders ist, verachtet und so lange zurecht gestutzt wird, bis er genau so ist wie alle anderen auch ! Und das passiert scho im Kindergarten

That we are all, as human souls, of like value cannot be denied. That each of us should have his chance is and must be the great objective of political and social policy. But to say that the industrious and intelligent son of self-sacrificing and saving and forward-looking parents has the same social deserts and even material needs as the dull offspring of stupid and improvident parents is absurd.
—  Robert Menzies. Forgotten People speech. Equal parts horrifying and inspiring.