Prejudice Quotes

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

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

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