A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.
No one is saying you cant be prejudiced or a bigot. We are all human and hold prejudices. If you state that you dont have prejudices, your lying! But, when you act on it and victimize innocent citizens and fellow innocen officers, than that is a concern.
The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices.
The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are blindly adopted; the second wilfully preferred.
We often think of peace as the absence of war; that if the powerful countries would reduce their arsenals, we could have peace. But if we look deeply into the weapons, we see our own minds - our prejudices, fears, and ignorance. Even if we transported all the bombs to the moon, the roots of war and the reasons for bombs would still be here, in our hearts and minds, and sooner or later we would make new bombs. Seek to become more aware of what causes anger and separation, and what overcomes them. Root out the violence in your life, and learn to live compassionately and mindfully
I am free of all prejudices. I hate every one equally.
The prejudices of youth pass away with it. Those of old age last only because there is no other age to be hoped for.
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experience. No one can eliminate prejudices--just recognize them.
There are, in every age, new errors to be rectified and new prejudices to be opposed.
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Thus meditating you will no longer strive to build yourself up in your prejudices, but, forgetting self, you will remember only that you are seeking the Truth
There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy
When a subject is highly controversial... one cannot hope to tell the truth. One can only show how one came to hold whatever opinion one does hold. One can only give one's audience the chance of drawing their own conclusions as they observe the limitations, the prejudices, the idiosyncrasies of the speaker.
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.
The multitude are ruled by prejudices.
Prejudices are what rule the vulgar crowd.
Every period of life has its peculiar prejudices; whoever saw old age, that did not applaud the past, and condemn the present times?
People have prejudices against a nation in which they have no acquaintances.
Prejudices are the props of civilization.
The prejudices of men emanate from the mind, and may be overcome; the prejudices of women emanate from the heart and are impregnable.
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.