Prejudice Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Prejudice

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


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


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


Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
~By Voltaire ~


There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from all prejudice.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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 ~


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


There is no reason against woman's elevation, but prejudices.
~By Ernestine Rose ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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.
~By K. D. Lang ~


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


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


Any person without invincible prejudice who had the same experience would come to the same broad conclusion, viz., that things hitherto held impossible do actually occur.
~By Oliver Joseph Lodge ~


Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


I've been doing Pride and Prejudice all summer, so suddenly the chance to be holed up with a bunch of marines is quite attractive, and probably a necessary dose of male energy.
~By Rosamund Pike ~


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 ~


Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices.
~By Remy de Gourmont ~


Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to the prejudices of the world.
~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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


In a world filled with hate, prejudice, and protest, I find that I too am filled with hate, prejudice, and protest.
~By Bob Gibson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice.
~By Elihu Root ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I've played. He's a very complex character. He knows that he's a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working-class upbringing. On the battlefield, he's full of confidence - but off it, he is unsure, a bit shy and ill at ease.
~By Sean Bean ~


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 ~


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 ~


Prejudices in disfavor of a person fix deeper, and are much more difficult to be removed, than prejudices in favor.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Prejudices save time.
~By Robert Byrne ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
~By William James ~


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 ~


Ethnic prejudice has no place in sports, and baseball must recognize that truth if it is to maintain stature as a national game.
~By Branch Rickey ~


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


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


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 ~


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


I'm the result of upbringing, class, race, gender, social prejudices, and economics. So I'm a victim again. A result.
~By James Hillman ~


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.
~By Hideki Tojo ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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

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