Discrimination Quotes

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

In the end antiblack, antifemale, and all forms of discrimination are equivalent to the same thing - antihumanism.

Shirley Chisholm

Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.

Martin Luther King Jr

How I wish we lived in a time when laws were not necessary to safeguard us from discrimination.

Barbra Streisand

The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.

Ralph W. Sockman

What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

Voltaire

And each of us can practice rights ourselves, treating each other without discrimination, respecting each other's dignity and rights.

Carol Bellamy

Discrimination is a disease.

Roger Staubach

Education is important because, first of all, people need to know that discrimination still exists. It is still real in the workplace, and we should not take that for granted.

Alexis Herman

In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.

Carter G. Woodson

Tact is the discrimination of differences. It consists in conscious deviations.

Theodor Adorno

Mass democracy, mass morality and the mass media thrive independently of the individual, who joins them only at the cost of at least a partial perversion of his instincts and insights. He pays for his social ease with what used to be called his soul his discriminations, his uniqueness, his psychic energy, his self.

Alfred Alvarez

If the divorced are remarried civilly, they find themselves in a situation that objectively contravenes God's law. Consequently, they cannot receive Holy Communion as long as this situation persists. This norm is not at all a punishment or a discrimination against the divorced and remarried, but rather expresses an objective situation that of itself renders impossible the reception of Holy Communion: '. . . If these people were admitted to the Eucharist, the faithful would be led into error and confusion regarding the Church's teaching about the indissolubility of marriage'.

Pope Benedict XVI

Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It's beyond me.

Zora Neale Hurston

If you believe that discrimination exists, it will.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Prejudice is the child of ignorance.

William Hazlitt

Racial discrimination does not always violate public policy.

Trent Lott

Our Nation has had a long and unfortunate history of sex discrimination, rationalized by an attitude of 'romantic paternalism' which, in practical effect, put women, not on a pedestal, but in a cage.

William Joseph Brennan, Jr.

My father, a bookkeeper who never earned more than $11,000 a year in his life, sat there, writing out a $25 check to the NAACP. When I asked him why, he said discrimination against anyone is discrimination against us all. And I never forgot that. Indeed, his philanthropy was a gift, not just to that organization, but to me.

Michael Bloomberg

I wish I could stand here as a man who loves his state, born and reared in the South, who has spent every year of his life in Louisiana since he was 5 years old, and say there has not been discrimination. But, unfortunately, it is not so.

Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr.

A new era has begun in South Africa. My government is removing racial discrimination. We want to be accepted by our African brothers.

Roelof Frederik

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Updated On : May 10, 2013
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