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Prejudiced Quotes

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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

Mankind are apt to be strongly prejudiced in favor
of whatever is countenanced by antiquity,
enforced by authority, and recommended by custom.
- Robert Hall

First and foremost, when I think of him -
I'm prejudiced; I worked for the guy for six and a half years -
when I think of him,
I think of him first and foremost as an idea politician.
- John Podesta

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

 

All my life I've been prejudiced against wealthy people.
- Ethel Waters

Getting out of jury duty is easy.
The trick is to say you're prejudiced against all races.
- Dan Castellaneta

I knew that discrimination existed, even though there
were many individuals who were not prejudiced.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

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Mom claimed that I could carry a tune at 2 or 3 years of age.
Maybe she was a little prejudiced.
- Ethel Merman

One either has to believe in a God who's terribly prejudiced,
or disbelieve the teachings of such exclusionary theologies.
Religions have taught us that 'we are better than they.'
- Neale Donald Walsch

The enmity of such a party towards Socialism does not
mean that the members are only prejudiced against it
because they do not know it;
it means that they are possessed of bourgeois ideas,
and wish to determine their policy accordingly.
- Karl Radek

I am prejudiced in favor of him who,
without impudence,
can ask boldly.
He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself.
No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can
ask nobly and with boldness.
- Johann Kaspar Lavater

I am not prejudiced against the Negro.
When I was governor, I did more to help the Negroes
in our State than any previous Governor,
and I think you can find Negro leaders in the State
who will attest to this fact.
- Strom Thurmond

We have convinced over one billlion members of the
Islamic faith that we are prejudiced against their religion,
that we would deny them freedom of religion,
that we want suppress their culture and invade their governments.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

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

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

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

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

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

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 really different;
each of us is actually a member of the human race.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I have only one prejudice in horseflesh -
I do not like a white one.
- Ernest Thompson Seton

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

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

I know we can't abolish prejudice through laws,
but we can set up guidelines for our actions by legislation.
- Belva Lockwood

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

Reason transformed into prejudice is the worst form of prejudice,
because reason is the only instrument for liberation from prejudice.
- Allan Bloom

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

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

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

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

If people are informed they will do the right thing.
It's when they are not informed that they become hostages to prejudice.
- Charlayne Hunter-Gault

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

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

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

Today's acorns grow into the oak trees of thirty years hence.
But what acorns are we sowing today?
Imagine what an acorn-sized bit of prejudice or hatred would grow into.
Imagine what an acorn-sized bit of pollution can become.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

Wherever you see a man who gives someone else's corruption,
someone else's prejudice as a reason for not taking action himself,
you see a cog in The Machine that governs us.
- John Jay Chapman

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

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

Prejudice is a great time saver.
You can form opinions without having to get the facts.
- E. B. White

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

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

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

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

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

Without the aid of prejudice and custom,
I should not be able to find my way across the room.
- William Hazlitt

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

Prejudice is like a hair across your cheek.
You can't see it, you can't find it with your fingers,
but you keep brushing at it because the feel of it is irritating.
- Marian Anderson

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

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

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


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