We are one in all and all in one. There are no men but only the great WE, One, indivisible and forever."
"Equality 7-2521, Street Sweeper"
pg.17 "It is dark here. The flame of the candle stands still in the air. Nothing moves in this tunnel save our hand on the paper. We are alone here under the earth."
page 18, "Our name is Equality 7-2521...We are six feet tall, and this is a burden, for there are not many men who are six feet tall." ..."We were born with a curse. It has always driven us to thoughts which are forbidden."
pg22: "Dare not choose in your minds the work you would like to do when you leave the Home of the Students." pg. 25"...We heard the Council of Vocations call our name: "Equality 7-2521......the lips of the oldest did not move as they said 'Street Sweeper'."