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Prejudice Quotes

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

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

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

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

 

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

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.

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

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

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 culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You cannot stoke the fires of prejudice against German
people and then not find that somewhere,
sometime down the road it doesn't discharge.
- Ernst Zundel

Look.
Art knows no prejudice, art knows no boundaries,
art doesn't really have judgement in it's purest form.
So just go, just go.
- K. D. Lang

If a guy's got it, let him give it.
I'm selling music, not prejudice.
- Benny Goodman

The glaring injustice is there for all who are not
blinded by prejudice to see.
- Bram Fischer

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

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

Because it equates tradition with prejudice,
the left finds itself increasingly unable to converse
with ordinary people in their common language.
- Christopher Lasch

The worst thing about that kind of prejudice...
is that while you feel hurt and angry and all the rest of it,
it feeds you self-doubt.
You start thinking, perhaps I am not good enough.
- Nina Simone

I pray they will carry on in spite of that dreadful monster prejudice,
and with patience, courage, fortitude and perseverance
achieve success for themselves.
- Major Taylor

Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind
clambers and paddles to safety.
- Ben Hecht

IT is difficult to speak or write with becoming moderation or propriety,
on topics to which we are biased by prejudice,
interest, or even principle.
- Joseph Lancaster

But the need for conflict to expose prejudice and unclear reasoning,
which is deeply embedded in my philosophy of science,
has its origin in these debates.
- Robert B. Laughlin

I want people to come to my music without prejudice.
I want them to get the music first.
And who I am isn't that important.
If they like the songs to me that's a good thing.
- Richard Thompson

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

The greatest friend of truth is Time,
her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.
- Charles Caleb Colton

There will always be that dreadful monster prejudice
to do extra battle against because of their color.
- Major Taylor

It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants
has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.
- Henry A. Wallace

Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored
it is a shadow over all of us,
and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least
and allow its evil effects to go on.
- Pearl S. Buck

Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Public opinion is a compound of folly,
weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling,
obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs.
- Robert Peel

Bias and prejudice are attitudes to be kept in hand,
not attitudes to be avoided.
- Charles Curtis

It would not be fair to the critics of Rotary,
who include some of the most brilliant of the British and American writers,
to charge them with prejudice.
- Paul Harris

If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race,
creed and color, we would find some other causes for prejudice by noon.
- George Aiken

I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is,
the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.
- Clint Eastwood

The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and
television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice.
Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system.
- Tom C. Clark

In this world, the greatest courage is to drop the mind aside.
The bravest man is who can see the world
without the barrier of the mind, just as it is.
It is tremendously different, utterly beautiful.
There is nobody who is inferior and there is nobody who is superior -
there are no distinctions.
- Osho

People must realize that a crime motivated by racial
or ethnic prejudice against one group is a crime against all of us.
- Jose Serrano

He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
- Charles Dickens

What 'jazz' means to me is the worst kind of working conditions,
the worst in cultural prejudice.
The term 'jazz' has come to mean the abuse and exploitation of black musicians.
- Maxim Gorky

Eventually, I won the right to attend school,
but the prejudice was still there.
- Ryan White

I had not got over the prejudice against Lincoln with
which my personal contact with him in 1858 imbued me.
- Henry Villard

I deplore any action which denies artistic talent an
opportunity to express itself because of prejudice against race origin.
- Bess Truman

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

To advocate a New Order was to seek freedom and respect
for peoples without prejudice,
and to seek a stable basis for the existence all peoples,
equally, and free of threats.
- Hideki Tojo

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

Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
- William Hazlitt

The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.
- Clint Eastwood

Seeing their children touched and seared and wounded
by race prejudice is one of the heaviest crosses which
colored women have to bear.
- Mary Church Terrell

If we dismiss from our minds the prejudice we may have
against the Indians we shall be able to more clearly
understand the impulses that govern both races.
- Nelson A. Miles

I paint according to the moment and the theme.
I don't have any prejudice.
Life concerns me.
- Ralph Allen

My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious
throughout our society -
that women are now providing
all types of skills in every profession.
The military should be no exception.
- Jimmy Carter

Whoever looks at America will see: the ship is powered by stupidity,
corruption, or prejudice.
- Johann Most

The novelist must look on humanity without partiality or prejudice.
His sympathy, like that of the historian,
must be unbounded, and untainted by sect or party.
- Goldwin Smith

Prejudice - a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
- Ambrose Bierce

The show doesn't drive home a lesson,
but it can open up people's minds enough for them to
see how stupid every kind of prejudice can be.
- Redd Foxx

I never let prejudice stop me from what I wanted to do in this life.
- Sarah Louise Delany

Prejudice and discrimination have always been a big part of my life.
When I was 6, I got beat up and called dirty Jew boy
because they thought I looked Jewish.
- Philip Zimbardo

I think most people are more susceptible to prejudice than to reason.
- Roger Ebert


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