Prejudice Quotes

Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and cannot be reasoned out.
Sydney Smith
Albert einstein - few people are capable of expressing with...

Albert einstein, quoted in new york times, march 13, 1940 - great spirits have always encountered opposition...
Prejudice is the conjurer of imaginary wrongs, strangling truth, overpowering reason, making strong men weak and weak men weaker. God give us the large hearted charity which bearth all things, believe all things, hope all things, endure all things, which thinks no evil.
Macduff
Abraham lincoln - corporations have been enthroned.... an era of...
I believe that whoever tries to think things through honestly will soon recognize how unworthy and even fatal is the traditional bias against Negroes. What can the man of good will do to combat this deeply rooted prejudice? He must have the courage to set an example by words and deed, and must watch lest his children become influenced by racial bias.
Albert Einstein

Prejudice squints when it looks, and lies when it talks.
Duchess de Abrantes
Prejudice is opinion without judgement.
Voltaire
Educate your children to self - Control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.
Benjamin Franklin
I have a prejudice against people who print things in a foreign language and add no translation. When I am the reader, and the other considers me able to do the translating myself, he pays me the quite a nice compliment - - But if he would do the translating for me I would try to get along without the compliment. A Tramp Abroad, 1880.
Mark Twain
One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of the world than one will be able to go to hell without perspiring.
Henry Louis Mencken
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow - Mindedness.
Mark Twain
I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.
Andre Bernard Buruch
I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself. No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can ask nobly and with boldness.
Johann Kaspar Lavate
From their experience or from the recorded experience of others history, men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.
Aldous Huxley
A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.
Edward R. Murrow
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
Laurence J. Pete
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely re - Arranging their prejudices.
William James
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.
Frederick The Great
Our minds thus grow in spots and like grease spots, the spots spread. But we let them spread as little as possible we keep unaltered as much of our old knowledge, as many of our old prejudices and beliefs, as we can.
William James
Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest violence.
Hebrew Prove
The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
Mark Twain
The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.
Charles Caleb Colton
Every political system is an accumulation of habits, customs, prejudices, and principles that have survived a long process of trial and error and of ceaseless response to changing circumstances. If the system works well on the whole, it is a lucky accident - - The luckiest, indeed, that can befall a society.
Edward C. Banfield
I hope that someday we will be able to put away our fears and prejudices and just laugh at people.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Socrates called beauty a short - Lived tyranny; Plato, a privilege of nature; Theophrastus, a silent cheat; Theocritus, a delightful prejudice; Carneades, a solitary kingdom; Aristotle, that it was better than all the letters of recommendation in the world; Homer, that it was a glorious gift of nature; and Ovid, that it was favor bestowed by the gods.
Francis Quarles
I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally.
W. C. Fields
Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest of violence.
Francis Jeffrey
If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other cause for prejudice by noon.
George Aiken
Common sense is that layer of prejudices which we acquire before we are sixteen.
Albert Einstein
I want to emphasize in the great concentration which we now place upon scientists and engineers how much we still need the men and women educated in the liberal tradition, willing to take the long look, undisturbed by prejudices and slogans of the moment, who attempt to make an honest judgment on difficult events.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices and the consistent narrowness of his outlook.
Joseph Conrad
Prejudice is the Child of Ignorance.
William Hazlitt
Common - Sense appears to be only another name for the thoughtlessness of the unthinking. It is made of the prejudices of childhood, the idiosyncrasies of individual character and the opinion of the newspapers.
W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence
When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic. We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bustling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity.
Dale Carnegie
Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see.
Bernard M. Baruch
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
Maya Angelou
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
Irrational barriers and ancient prejudices fall quickly when the question of survival itself is at stake.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
It is never too late to give up your prejudices.
Henry David Thoreau