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Prejudice Quotes
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Love is the absence of judgment.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

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

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Most people don't CHOOSE their value system -
they simply inherit the beliefs of their parents and community.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear,
and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
- Lester B. Pearson

NO ONE is really different;
each of us is actually a member of the human race.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

There is no neutrality.
There is only greater or lesser
awareness of one's bias.
- Phyllis Rose

Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
- M. Scott Peck

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

Instead of being presented with stereotypes
by age, sex, color, class, or religion,
children must have the opportunity
to learn that within each range,
some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
- Margaret Mead

No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Prejudice is a two-edged sword.
Like the steel sort of sword, it's very sharp, very useful,
and very dangerous if not properly mastered.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Travel is fatal to bigotry, prejudice, and narrow-mindedness.
- Mark Twain

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

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery,
I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln

The very ink with which all history
is written is merely fluid prejudice.
- Mark Twain

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness,
and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.
Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things
cannot be acquired by vegetating
in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.
- Mark Twain

Today's acorns grow into the oak trees of thirty years hence.
But what acorns are we sowing today?
Imagine what an acorn-sized bit of prejudice or hatred would grow into.
Imagine what an acorn-sized bit of pollution can become.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When our thoughts - which bring actions -
are filled with hate against anyone, Negro or white,
we are in a living hell.
That is as real as hell will ever be.
- George Washington Carver

Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
- H. L. Mencken

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

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

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.
- Maxim Gorky

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

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.
- Elihu Root

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

I know we can't abolish prejudice through laws,
but we can set up guidelines for our actions by legislation.
- 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.
- Charles Hamilton Houston

I believe all Americans who believe in freedom,
tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to
oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
- Coretta Scott King

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

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

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.
- Philip Zimbardo

If people are informed they will do the right thing.
It's when they are not informed that they become hostages to prejudice.
- Charlayne Hunter-Gault

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

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.
- Maya Lin

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.
- Elihu Root

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

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.
- Goldwin Smith

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

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

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.
- Hideki Tojo

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

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.
- Joseph Lancaster

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.
- Rosamund Pike

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

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

People must realize that a crime motivated by racial
or ethnic prejudice against one group is a crime against all of us.
- Jose Serrano

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.
- Nelson A. Miles

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

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

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

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.
- K. D. Lang

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

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

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.
- Nina Simone

I am free of prejudice. I hate everyone equally.
- W. C. Fields

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

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

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

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.
- Paul Harris

Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
- William Hazlitt

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

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.
- Marian Anderson

We all decry prejudice, yet are all prejudiced.
- Herbert Spencer

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

History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice.
- Will Durant

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


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