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Sometimes a great wound or concussion of the head, especially which happens by falling headlong from an high place, brings a prejudice and weakness to the animal faculty, dulling the understanding.
~By Thomas Willis ~


Democratic forms of government are vulnerable to mass prejudice, the so-called tyranny of the majority.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


It is well for people who think to change their minds occasionally in order to keep them clean. For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while.
~By Luther Burbank ~


The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are all blindly adopted, the second willfully preferred.
~By George Bancroft ~


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


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


When blithe to argument I come, Though armed with facts, and merry, May Providence protect me from The fool as adversary, Whose mind to him a kingdom is Where reason lacks dominion, Who calls conviction prejudice And prejudice opinion.
~By Phyllis McGinley ~


Bad company is as instructive as licentiousness. One makes up for the loss of one's innocence with the loss of one's prejudices.
~By Denis Diderot ~


The design of Rhetoric is to remove those Prejudices that lie in the way of Truth, to Reduce the Passions to the Government of Reasons; to place our Subject in a Right Light, and excite our Hearers to a due consideration of it.
~By Mary Astell ~


Prejudices and preferences exist and will continue to. When you learn how to market yourself, you become less of a victim.
~By Lavrenti Lopes ~


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


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


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.
~By Nina Simone ~


There is nothing respecting which a man may be so long unconscious as of the extent and strength of his prejudices.
~By Francis Jeffrey ~


Now they're attracted to one another, but repelled by their ethnic origins, so that there was something to overcome. They had to overcome their own prejudices, which had been imposed by the culture - their own shame at being Mexican and Italian.
~By Robert Towne ~


The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.
~By Andre Gide ~


Most men, when they think they are thinking, are merely rearranging their prejudices.
~By Knute Rockne ~


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.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you may say, I prefer being a man with paradoxes than a man with prejudices.
~By Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~


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.
~By Richard Thompson ~


In all my novels, I deal with the many problems and prejudices which exist for Black people in Britain today.
~By Buchi Emecheta ~


Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


Prejudices save time.
~By Robert Byrne ~


Education is the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throat.
~By Martin Henry Fischer ~


The simplest principles become difficult of practice, when habits, formed in error, have been fixed by time, and the simplest truths hard to receive when prejudice has warped the mind.
~By Francis Wright ~


The latter part of a wise person's life is occupied with curing the follies, prejudices and false opinions they contracted earlier.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


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


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.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


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


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


I have no prejudice against male or female.
~By John Lone ~


And I like the look on people's faces when I say I'm doing this movie called Pride and Prejudice and they kind of smile, and then I say I'm in a movie called Doom and they kind of do a double take and try and put the two things together. And they never quite manage to.
~By Rosamund Pike ~


Growing up, I thought I was white. It didn't occur to me I was Asian-American until I was studying abroad in Denmark and there was a little bit of prejudice.
~By Maya Lin ~


There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.
~By Rod Serling ~


Indeed, there are so many prejudices against everyday middle-class values on college campuses, and serving in the military and being pro-American just seems to be one of them.
~By Jack Kingston ~


Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
~By William Hazlitt ~


The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life. I didn't always see it. It was up to our parents to see that we had our education in a town that hadn't yet realized what racial prejudice was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion.
~By Katherine Dunham ~


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


In Russia I felt for the first time like a full human being. No color prejudice like in Mississippi, no color prejudice like in Washington. It was the first time I felt like a human being.
~By Paul Robeson ~


There are a lot of people who like to think they don't have prejudices and that they're open people, and yet, we all have that in ourselves, oftentimes against people of our own race or our own gender or whatever.
~By Jim McKay ~


Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
~By Edward R. Murrow ~


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.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


Their prejudice allowed white Southerners to look the other way when blacks were denied their most basic human rights, and it encouraged the worst of them to engage in unspeakable acts of cruelty and violence.
~By Linda Chavez ~


There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception of more general opinions.
~By Jane Austen ~


The reason was the failure of both Japan and China to understand each other and the inability of America and the European powers to sympathize, without prejudice, with the peoples of East Asia.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


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


If you were black, you experienced prejudice. It wasn't a real horrible thing for us; we went through it. We noticed it mostly in the South and in Las Vegas, where we couldn't stay in the hotels where we entertained. But that began to change.
~By Harold Nicholas ~


Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge's chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view.
~By Lillian Hellman ~


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


The air is the only place free from prejudices.
~By Bessie Coleman ~


A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
~By William James ~


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


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


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


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


Beware prejudices. They are like rats, and men's minds are like traps; prejudices get in easily, but it is doubtful if they ever get out.
~By Lord Jeffrey ~


One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of the world than one will be able to go to hell without perspiring.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~


I have plenty of political views and plenty of social and personal prejudices. I do not, however, value them.
~By Howard Barker ~


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.
~By Redd Foxx ~


By competent evidence, is meant such as the nature of the thing to be proved requires; and by satisfactory evidence, is meant that amount of proof, which ordinarily satisfies an unprejudiced mind, beyond any reasonable doubt.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~


A man in my situation, my lords, has not only to encounter the difficulties of fortune. and the force of power over minds which it has corrupted or subjugated. but the difficulties of established prejudice: the man dies, but his memory lives.
~By Robert Emmet ~


Any deviation is looked upon as a perversion, is feared, and is usually a target of hatred and prejudice.
~By Joey Skaggs ~


Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see.
~By Bernard Baruch ~


But truth is most likely to be exhibited by the general sense of contemporaries, when the feelings of the heart can be expressed without suffering itself to be disguised by the prejudices of man.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


My children have no prejudices at all. My own brother-in-law is Jewish!
~By Dorothy Kilgallen ~


As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices and the consistent narrowness of his outlook.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


The symptoms of fascist thinking are colored by environment and adapted to immediate circumstances. But always and everywhere they can be identified by their appeal to prejudice and by the desire to play upon the fears and vanities of different groups in order to gain power.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


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


Some readers allow their prejudices to blind them. A good reader knows how to disregard inappropriate responses.
~By John Barton ~


More than 150 heads of state attended the UN Summit, giving New Yorkers a chance to get in touch with prejudices they didn't even know they had.
~By Jon Stewart ~


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


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


The greatest and noblest pleasure which we have in this world is to discover new truths, and the next is to shake off old prejudices.
~By Frederick II ~


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.'
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


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.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow firm there, firm as weeds among stones.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


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


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


Western civilization, Christianity, decency are struggling for their very lives. In this worldwide civil war, race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy, for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life.
~By Mordecai Wyatt Johnson ~


This is the great object held out by this association; and the means of attaining it is illumination, enlightening the understanding by the sun of reason which will dispell the clouds of superstition and of prejudice.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


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


History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice.
~By Will Durant ~


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


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


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


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.
~By Karl Radek ~


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.
~By Loretta Sanchez ~


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


But alas, they are all sadly deficient, because they leave us under the domination of political and religious prejudices; and they are as inefficient as the sleepy dose of an ordinary sermon.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


I'm free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.
~By W. C. Fields ~


A good example of how it must have been is today's world of conducting, which is still utterly dominated by men, and the prejudice the few female conductors have to battle even today is astounding.
~By Lara St. John ~


I hang onto my prejudices, they are the testicles of my mind.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


Liberalism, above all, means emancipation - emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination, from poverty.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


Racists are irrational and illogical in their attempts to justify their prejudices.
~By Sargent Shriver ~


The tendency of the casual mind is to pick out or stumble upon a sample which supports or defies its prejudices, and then to make it the representative of a whole class.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices against half the human race that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition.
~By Eva Figes ~


Our prejudices are our mistresses; reason is at best our wife, very often heard indeed, but seldom minded.
~By Philip Stanhope ~

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