Prejudice Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Prejudice

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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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.
~By Marcel Proust ~


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 ~


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


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 the child of ignorance.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Prejudices save time.
~By Robert Byrne ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


You cannot stoke the fires of prejudice against German people and then not find that somewhere, sometime down the road it doesn't discharge.
~By Ernst Zundel ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Whenever I run into prejudice. I smile and feel sorry for them, and I say to myself, There's one more argument for birth control.
~By Freddy Fender ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices.
~By Carlo Goldoni ~


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


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


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

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