Prejudice Quotes

The multitude are ruled by prejudices.

Voltaire

Prejudices are what rule the vulgar crowd.

Voltaire

Prejudice assumes the garb of reason, but the cheat is too thin.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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

Every period of life has its peculiar prejudices; whoever saw old age, that did not applaud the past, and condemn the present times?

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

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

Ben Hecht

People have prejudices against a nation in which they have no acquaintances.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton

Prejudices are the props of civilization.

Andre Gide

Ignorance is less remote from the truth than prejudice.

Denis Diderot

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

Abraham Coles

The prejudices of men emanate from the mind, and may be overcome; the prejudices of women emanate from the heart and are impregnable.

Jean Baptiste de Boyer

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

W. C. Fields

Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge's chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view.

Lillian Hellman

Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.

Laurence J. Peter

Criticism is prejudice made plausible.

H. L. Mencken

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

Francis Jeffrey

It is harder to crack a prejudice than an atom.

Albert Einstein

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

Mark Twain

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

Kate Chopin

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

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.

Albert Einstein

Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.

Countess of Blessington

The greatest and noblest pleasure which we have in this world is to discover new truths, and the next is to shake off old prejudices.

Frederick The Great

Prejudice is the reason of fools

Voltaire

Quote of the Day

From around the web

Updated On : November 08, 2013
Social Media
Our Partners