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Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
~By Maya Angelou ~


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 ~


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


The worst mistake I made was that stupid, suburban prejudice of anti-Semitism.
~By Ezra Pound ~


The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
~By Tim Holden ~


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 ~


It is, therefore, essential that we guard our own thinking and not be among those who cry out against prejudices applicable to themselves, while busy spawning intolerances for others.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Science, almost from its beginnings, has been truly international in character. National prejudices disappear completely in the scientist's search for truth.
~By Irving Langmuir ~


Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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


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.
~By Strom Thurmond ~


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 ~


FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that, without prejudice to existing institutions, the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage for purposes affecting the general good.
~By Felix Adler ~


I do have to say that I think that President Obama is the greatest President in the history of all of our Presidents, and that he can do no wrong in my book. So how's that for prejudice on the Democratic side?
~By Denis Leary ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


I never read a book before previewing it; it prejudices a man so.
~By Sydney Smith ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia.
~By Kurt Vonnegut ~


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.
~By Charles Hamilton Houston ~


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


The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


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


You have to liberate yourself first from the prejudices of the world in which you live.
~By Donald Kagan ~


The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
~By Mark Twain ~


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 ~


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


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


Some one has said that most of us don't think, we just occasionally rearrange our prejudices.
~By Frank Knox ~


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


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 James W. Fulbright ~


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 ~


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 ~


The prejudice was so bad in the United States at that time that a dark person with a white person would not be served in a restaurant. My father, mother, and I would try it occasionally. We would sit there, and the food would never come.
~By Amar Bose ~


America owes most of its social prejudices to the exaggerated religious opinions of the different sects which were so instrumental in establishing the colonies.
~By James F. Cooper ~


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


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 ~


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


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


I am opposed to the laying down of rules or conditions to be observed in the construction of bridges lest the progress of improvement tomorrow might be embarrassed or shackled by recording or registering as law the prejudices or errors of today.
~By Isambard K. Brunel ~


It demonstrates to his simple mind in the most positive manner that we have no prejudice against him on account of his race, and that while he behaves himself he will be treated the same as a white man.
~By George Crook ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


The risk of racial prejudice infecting a capital sentencing proceeding is especially serious in light of the complete finality of the death sentence.
~By Byron White ~


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


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 ~


Prejudices save time.
~By Robert Byrne ~


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.
~By John Jay Chapman ~


Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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 ~


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.
~By Maxim Gorky ~


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.
~By Nelson A. Miles ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By John Podesta ~


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


I am free of all prejudices. I hate every one equally.
~By W. C. Fields ~


The only prejudice I've found anywhere in TV is in some advertising agencies, and there isn't so much prejudice as just fear.
~By Nat King Cole ~


Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


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.
~By Johann Kaspar Lavater ~


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 ~


I was discriminated against because I was Jewish, Italian, black and Puerto Rican. But maybe the worst prejudice I experienced was against the poor. I grew up on welfare and often had to move in the middle of the night because we couldn't pay the rent.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


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.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


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


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.
~By Paul Harris ~

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