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We all decry prejudice, yet are all prejudiced. ...
by Herbert Spencer

We all decry prejudice, yet are all prejudiced.
- Herbert Spencer

Marriage: A word which should be pronounced "mirage".
- Herbert Spencer

Hero-worship is strongest where there is least regard for human freedom.
- Herbert Spencer

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
- Herbert Spencer

 

The fact disclosed by a survey of the past that majorities
have been wrong must not blind us to the complementary
fact that majorities have usually not been entirely wrong.
- Herbert Spencer

Those who have never entered upon scientific pursuits
know not a tithe of the poetry by which they are surrounded.
- Herbert Spencer

No one can be perfectly free till all are free;
no one can be perfectly moral till all are moral;
no one can be perfectly happy till all are happy.
- Herbert Spencer

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Old forms of government finally grow so oppressive
that they must be thrown off even at the risk of reigns of terror.
- Herbert Spencer

Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained;
most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.
- Herbert Spencer

Marriage: a ceremony in which rings are put on the
finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.
- Herbert Spencer

An argument fatal to the communist theory,
is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property
is one of the elements of our nature.
- Herbert Spencer

How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.
- Herbert Spencer

Education has for its object the formation of character.
- Herbert Spencer

Civilization is a progress from an indefinite,
incoherent homogeneity toward a definite,
coherent heterogeneity.
- Herbert Spencer

The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past,
he is a parent of the future.
- Herbert Spencer

The Republican form of government is the highest form of government:
but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature,
a type nowhere at present existing.
- Herbert Spencer

The behavior of men to the lower animals,
and their behavior to each other, bear a constant relationship.
- Herbert Spencer

Love is life's end, but never ending.
Love is life's wealth, never spent, but ever spending.
Love's life's reward, rewarded in rewarding.
- Herbert Spencer

People are beginning to see that the first requisite
to success in life is to be a good animal.
- Herbert Spencer

Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold.
- Herbert Spencer

Society exists for the benefit of its members,
not the members for the benefit of society.
- Herbert Spencer

Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.
- Herbert Spencer

A jury is a group of twelve people of average ignorance.
- Herbert Spencer

Our lives are universally shortened by our ignorance.
- Herbert Spencer

Opinion is ultimately determined by the feelings,
and not by the intellect.
- Herbert Spencer

A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by
the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it.
- Herbert Spencer

In science the important thing is to modify and change
one's ideas as science advances.
- Herbert Spencer

When a man's knowledge is not in order,
the more of it he has the greater will be his confusion.
- Herbert Spencer

Volumes might be written upon the impiety of the pious.
- Herbert Spencer

A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
- Herbert Spencer

We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom,
and yet it clearly is one.
- Herbert Spencer

Divine right of kings means the divine right of anyone who can get uppermost.
- Herbert Spencer

Government is essentially immoral.
- Herbert Spencer

All socialism involves slavery.
- Herbert Spencer

The preservation of health is a duty.
Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.
- Herbert Spencer

Science is organized knowledge.
- Herbert Spencer

Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts -
as the one which,
more than any other, ministers to the human spirit.
- Herbert Spencer

Every cause produces more than one effect.
- Herbert Spencer

What a cage is to the wild beast, law is to the selfish man.
- Herbert Spencer

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly,
is to fill the world with fools.
- Herbert Spencer

The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is -
a change from an indefinite,
incoherent homogeneity to a definite,
coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation
of motion and integration of matter.
- Herbert Spencer

Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

We decry violence all the time in this country,
but look at our history.
We were born in a violent revolution,
and we've been in wars ever since.
We're not a pacific people.
- James Lee Burke

I decry the current tendency to seek patents on algorithms.
There are better ways to earn a living than to prevent
other people from making use of one's contributions to computer science.
- Donald Knuth

Love is the absence of judgment.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

Most people don't CHOOSE their value system -
they simply inherit the beliefs of their parents and community.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear,
and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
- Lester B. Pearson

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

NO ONE is really different;
each of us is actually a member of the human race.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no neutrality.
There is only greater or lesser
awareness of one's bias.
- Phyllis Rose

No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
- M. Scott Peck

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

Prejudice is a two-edged sword.
Like the steel sort of sword, it's very sharp, very useful,
and very dangerous if not properly mastered.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For those who do not think,
it is best at least to rearrange
their prejudices once in a while.
- Luther Burbank

Instead of being presented with stereotypes
by age, sex, color, class, or religion,
children must have the opportunity
to learn that within each range,
some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
- Margaret Mead

The very ink with which all history
is written is merely fluid prejudice.
- Mark Twain

Education is a method whereby
one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
- Laurence J. Peter

Travel is fatal to bigotry, prejudice, and narrow-mindedness.
- Mark Twain

I am free of prejudice. I hate everyone equally.
- W. C. Fields

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery,
I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln

Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
- H. L. Mencken

When our thoughts - which bring actions -
are filled with hate against anyone, Negro or white,
we are in a living hell.
That is as real as hell will ever be.
- George Washington Carver

Ethnic prejudice has no place in sports,
and baseball must recognize that truth if it is to
maintain stature as a national game.
- Branch Rickey

The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice,
rather than contradict it.
- Alexander Cockburn

We beg you to save young America from the blight of race prejudice.
Do not bind the children within the narrow circles of your own lives.
- Charles Hamilton Houston

Public and employer opinion often defeat society's
best interests with a prejudice against middle-aged women.
- Kate Smith


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