Prejudice Quotes

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
Edward r. murrow, television broadcast, december 31, 1955 - everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. no...

Mark twain - the very ink with which history is written is...
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
Henry david thoreau - it is never too late to give up your prejudices....
Never suffer the prejudice of the eye to determine the heart.
Johann Georg Zimmermann

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
A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.
Edward R. Murrow
Prejudice is ignorance.
Michael Jackson
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
Error always addresses the passions and prejudices; truth scorns such mean intrigue, and only addresses the understanding and the conscience.
Azel Backus
Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
Laurence J. Pete
The prejudice surrounding AIDS exacts a social death which precedes the actual physical one.
Tom Hanks
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
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
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most People are even incapable of forming such opinions.
Albert Einstein
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
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging 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
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
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education they grow there, firm as weeds among rocks.
Charlotte Bronte
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
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
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
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
Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest of violence.
Francis Jeffrey
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
Irrational barriers and ancient prejudices fall quickly when the question of survival itself is at stake.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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
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
I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally.
W. C. Fields
Common sense is that layer of prejudices which we acquire before we are sixteen.
Albert Einstein
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely re - Arranging their prejudices.
William James
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
Educate your children to self - Control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future lives and crimes to society.
Daniel Webste
Prejudice is the Child of Ignorance.
William Hazlitt
Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
H. L. Mencken
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
Prejudice is the reasoning of fools.
Author Unknown
Prejudice squints when it looks, and lies when it talks.
Duchess de Abrantes