Prejudice Quotes

Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Thomas Jefferson
Voltaire - prejudice is opinion without judgement....
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The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
Mark Twain
Macduff - prejudice is the conjurer of imaginary wrongs,...
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
The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control.
William Fullbright
Never suffer the prejudice of the eye to determine the heart.
Johann Georg Zimmermann
We are chameleons, and our partialities and prejudices change place with an easy and blessed facility, and we are soon wonted to the change and happy in it.
Mark Twain
There are, in every age, new errors to be rectified and new prejudices to be opposed.
Samuel Johnson
Prejudice is the reasoning of fools.
Author Unknown
I hope that someday we will be able to put away our fears and prejudices and just laugh at people.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
It is never too late to give up your prejudices.
Henry David Thoreau
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
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
Corporations have been enthroned.... An era of corruption in high places will follow and the money power will endeavor to prolong its reign by working on the prejudices of the people... until wealth is aggregated in a few hands... and the Republic is destroyed.
Abraham Lincoln
Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
H. L. Mencken
A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.
Edward R. Murrow
Common sense is that layer of prejudices which we acquire before we are sixteen.
Albert Einstein
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
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Albert Einstein, (attributed)
Without the aid of prejudice and custom I should not be able to find my way across the room.
William Hazlitt
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - Just recognize them.
Edward R. Murrow, television broadcast, December 31, 1955
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
It is not so difficult a task to plant new truths, as to root out old errors for there is this paradox in men, they run after that which is new, but are prejudiced in favor of that which is old.
Charles Caleb Colton
I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many or the prejudices of the few.
Benjamin Disraeli, campaign speech at High Wycombe, England, November 27, 1832
Error always addresses the passions and prejudices; truth scorns such mean intrigue, and only addresses the understanding and the conscience.
Azel Backus
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
Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Thomas Jefferson
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
Prejudice is the Child of Ignorance.
William Hazlitt
Irrational barriers and ancient prejudices fall quickly when the question of survival itself is at stake.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Prejudice squints when it looks, and lies when it talks.
Duchess de Abrantes
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
Laurence J. Pete
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are not even capable of forming such opinions.
Albert Einstein
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
Henry David Thoreau
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
Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest violence.
Hebrew Prove
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
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.
Albert Einstein, quoted in New York Times, March 13, 1940