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Bigotry Quotes

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Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand
with a grip that kills it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

I see the policy of opposing same-sex marriages or unions,
whatever you call it, as bigotry or discrimination.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

Bigotry or prejudice in any form is more than a problem;
it is a deep-seated evil within our society.
- Judith Light

 

Bigotry is the sacred disease.
- Heraclitus

Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

There is a place in this world for satire,
but there is a time when satire ends and intolerance
and bigotry toward religious beliefs...
begins.
- Isaac Hayes

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The left sees nothing but bigotry and superstition
in the popular defense of the family or in popular
attitudes regarding abortion,
crime, busing, and the school curriculum.
- Christopher Lasch

I don't much care who is gay or straight or married or not.
I mostly notice if they are brave enough to confront bigotry.
- Jasmine Guy

There is no bigotry like that of "free thought" run to seed.
- Horace Greeley

You tend to be afraid when someone seems foreign to you.
But if you aren't careful, that can lead to bigotry.
- Jasmine Guy

The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night,
but it cannot banish the blackness of malice,
hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity.
- David O. McKay

Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness,
and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.
Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things
cannot be acquired by vegetating
in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.
- Mark Twain

Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument,
endeavors to silence by persecution,
in old days by fire and sword,
in modern days by the tongue.
- Charles Simmons

Look back, to slavery, to suffrage, to integration and one thing is clear.
Fashions in bigotry come and go.
The right thing lasts.
- Anna Quindlen

Too small is our world to allow discrimination,
bigotry and intolerance to thrive in any corner of it,
let alone in the United States of America.
- Eliot Engel

Bigotry and judgment are the height of insecurity.
- Jasmine Guy

I believe all Americans who believe in freedom,
tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to
oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
- Coretta Scott King

We grew up as kids watching those movies and we were
exposed to themes of civil rights,
unfairness, bigotry and fathers struggling against
the kind of mob of the town,
so you remember how you felt as a kid being taken seriously,
that you are part of the human drama.
- Rachel Griffiths

As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow,
and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less
harm to the liberties of my country than will a party,
who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious
bigotry in the minds of their duped followers.
- Ezra Cornell

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry,
but by demonstrating that all peoples cry,
laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea
that if we try and understand each other,
we may even become friends.
- Maya Angelou

Homophobia is like racism and anti-Semitism and other
forms of bigotry in that it seeks to dehumanize a large group of people,
to deny their humanity, their dignity and personhood.
- Coretta Scott King

I'm surprised at the extent of the bigotry.
But it really plays out when companies or schools take
a side and prohibit the other platform at all.
We Mac users should be good even when the other side is bad.
We should do what we can to accept the other platforms.
- Steve Wozniak

I try to support groups that are about educating people about different races,
different religions, different cultures and different
situations so that we can break down the barriers of prejudice and bigotry.
- Loretta Sanchez

It was under a solemn consciousness of the dangers
from ecclesiastical ambition,
the bigotry of spiritual pride, and the intolerance of sects...
that is was deemed advisable to exclude from the national
government all power to act upon the subject.
- Joseph Story

Your political system is actually too democratic.
The fact that Americans vote on every bill and proposition
can prolong bigotry indefinitely,
especially where it is aimed at minority groups.
- George Michael

He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool;
and he that dares not reason is a slave.
- William Drummond

You're absolutely right: Bob Grant is a racist,
Bob Grant is a bigot, he's a despicable talk show host and I agree with that.
- Alan Dershowitz

How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag
out his dark convictions!
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached
to an opinion that you do not entertain.
- Ambrose Bierce

We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he
is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I'm not homophobic, I'm not a bigot,
I'm not pandering to hatred.
- Sonny Bono

He that cannot reason is a fool.
He that will not is a bigot.
He that dare not is a slave.
- Andrew Carnegie

I'm not any kind of a bigot, I'm not.
- Samuel Alito

When suave politeness, tempering bigot zeal,
corrected 'I believe' to 'one does feel'.
- Ronald Knox

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye.
The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Am I an Apple bigot? No.
I can critique their products and their customer service philosophy.
But overall, they do better than any other player.
- Donald Norman

Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.
- Josh Billings

I couldn't join a party that, frankly,
tolerates members who are bigots for one thing,
homophobes, racists.
- Ron Reagan

Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth.
While truths, on which eternal things depend,
can hardly find a single friend.
- William Cowper

Those who will not reason, are bigots,
those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not,
are slaves.
- Lord Byron

Nor bigots who but one way see, through blinkers of authority.
- Matthew Green

I am really enjoying the new Martin Luther King Jr stamp -
just think about all those white bigots,
licking the backside of a black man.
- Dick Gregory

Let that which stood in front go behind,
let that which was behind advance to the front,
let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions,
let the old propositions be postponed.
- Walt Whitman

I still find that a kind of stricture of the heart
happens when I see any form of bigoted or racist behaviour.
I get an actual pain in my heart.
- Janet Suzman

Woman, essentially a purist, is naturally bigoted and
relentless in her effort to make others as good as
she thinks they ought to be.
- Emma Goldman

Yesterday NPR fired me for telling the truth.
The truth is that I worry when I am getting on an airplane
and see people dressed in garb that identifies them
first and foremost as Muslims.
This is not a bigoted statement.
It is a statement of my feelings, my fears after the
terrorist attacks of 9/11 by radical Muslims.
- Juan Williams

To the mind that is still,
the whole universe surrenders.
- Lao Tzu

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow
and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ...
believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

The human voice can never reach the distance
that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do what you love.
Know your own bone;
gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it,
and gnaw it still.
- Henry David Thoreau

He who controls others may be powerful,
but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
- Lao Tzu

What are you committed to?
Have you started, or are you still thinking about it -
and making excuses?
Do you work toward your goal each day?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

I am only one, but still I am one.
I cannot do everything, but still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
- Helen Keller

We must adjust to changing times
and still hold to unchanging principles.
- Jimmy Carter

Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

Do not lose hold of your dreams or aspirations.
For if you do, you may still exist but you have ceased to live.
- Henry David Thoreau

Don't die with your music still inside you.
- Wayne Dyer

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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