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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Race prejudice can't be talked down, it must be lived down.
~By Francis J. Grimke ~


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


Prejudice and passion and suspicion are more dangerous than the incitement of self-interest or the most stubborn adherence to real differences of opinion regarding rights.
~By Elihu Root ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


I want to make a summing up, brief and to the point, but thorough. I have never suppressed a word in my books out of regard for other people and their prejudices.
~By John Henry Mackay ~


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 ~


From their experience or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


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


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


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


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


When I begin a book, I inevitably discover many things along the way, about the characters, their past histories and the political intrigues that surround them. This discovery process is vital, and I would not prejudice it by deciding too much in advance.
~By David Brin ~


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


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


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 ~


Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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.
~By George Aiken ~


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 ~


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 ~

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