Prejudice Quotes

Such humble talents as God had given me I will endeavour to put to their greatest use; if I am able to amuse, I will try to benefit too; and when I fell it my duty to speak unpalatable truth, with the help of God, I will speak it, through it be to the prejudice of my name and to the detriment of my reader's immediate pleasure as well as my own.

Anne Bront

The bird that would soar above the plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings.

Kate Chopin

The arrogance of race prejudice is an arrogance which defies what is scientifically known of human races.

Ruth Benedict

It is harder to crack a prejudice than an atom.

Albert Einstein

The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.

Charles Caleb Colton

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

Clint Eastwood

He that is possessed with a prejudice is possessed with a devil, and one of the worst kinds of devils, for it shuts out the truth, and often leads to ruinous error.

Tryon Edwards

When we destroy an old prejudice, we have need of a new virtue.

Madame de Stael

Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard.

Adlai E. Stevenson

Feminists have often claimed a moral equivalence for sexual and racial prejudice. There are certain affinities and one or two of these affinities are mildly and paradoxically encouraging. Sexism is like racism: we all feel such impulses. Our parents feel them more strongly than we feel them; our children, we trust, will feel them less strongly than we feel them. People don\'t change or improve much, but they do evolve. It is very slow.

Martin Amis

I happen to think that the singular evil of our time is prejudice. It is from this evil that all other evils grow and multiply. In almost everything I've written there is a thread of this: a man's seemingly palpable need to dislike someone other than himself.

Rod Serling

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

Byron R. White

Hypocrisy: prejudice with a halo

Ambrose Bierce

With compassion, we see benevolently our own human condition and the condition of our fellow beings. We drop prejudice. We withhold judgment.

Christina Baldwin

Prejudice is the reason of fools

Voltaire

The bird that would soar above the level plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings.

Kate Chopin

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

Mark Twain

Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest of violence.

Francis Jeffrey

When the judgement's weak,The prejudice is strong.

Kane O'Hara

I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally.

W. C. Fields

Much of our ignorance is of ourselves. Our eyes are full of dust. Prejudice blinds us.

Abraham Coles

Ignorance is less remote from the truth than prejudice.

Denis Diderot

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

Ben Hecht

Prejudice, like the spider, makes everywhere its home. It has neither taste nor choice of place, and all that it requires is room. If the one prepares her food by poisoning it to her palate and her use, the other does the same. Prejudice may be denominated the spider of the mind.

Thomas Paine

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