Prejudice Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Prejudice

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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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We don't have as much prejudice as we did 40 years ago, but today it is more educated.
~By Edward James Olmos ~


We all decry prejudice, yet are all prejudiced.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Prejudice is like a hair across your cheek. You can't see it, you can't find it with your fingers, but you keep brushing at it because the feel of it is irritating.
~By Marian Anderson ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~

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May 27 ,2022
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