Racism Quotes

There aren’t too many people ready to die for racism. They’ll kill for racism but they won’t die for racism.

Florynce R. Kennedy

Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.

Oprah Winfrey

Racism isn't born, folks, it's taught. I have a two-year-old son. You know what he hates? Naps! End of list.

Dennis Leary

At the heart of racism is the religious assertion that God made a creative mistake when He brought some people into being

Friedrich Otto Hertz

Racism is an ism to which everyone in the world today is exposed; for or against, we must take sides. And the history of the future will differ according to the decision which we make.

Ruth Benedict

Racism rests upon and functions as a kind of seesaw: the persecutor rises by debasing and inferiorizing his victim.

Albert Memmi

There is a strange kind of tragic enigma associated with the problem of racism. No one, or almost no one, wishes to see themselves as racist; still racism persists, real and tenacious.

Albert Memmi

You don't fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.

Bobby Seale

The biggest problem through out the history of man is the fact that racism is anything but an anomoly.

Erik Hansen

I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I operate my life.

Oprah Winfrey

Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work

Angela Davis

To reach someone's soul, you have to have a social relationship. You can't just sit down in the cold world of legal jargon and settle the nuances of racism and what it does to the social and cultural fabric. The rich in America are so isolated that for Bobby to come into this intimate experience with its victims was a revelation. You could see in his face the anguish and consternation. It played away at his conscience and soul.

Harold George Belafonte, Jr.

It's like Kilroy only talking about Big Brother and there's no racism allowed.

Russell Edward Brand

As a school, it is improving in its fight against racism. If it wasn't, I would not teach there. If it stops improving, I will personally quit my job so an African American professor can teach in my place. I care that deeply about ending racism.

Dillon Burroughs
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