Bigotry Quotes

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The man who is a bigot is the worst thing God has got.


Bigotry is the disease of ignorance, of morbid minds.
Loud indignation against vice often stands for virtue with bigots.


Religion is as effectually destroyed by bigotry as by indifference.


Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.
Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand
With a grip that kills it.
Bigot, n. One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.


Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.


I made a comparison at table some time since, which has often been quoted, and received many compliments. It was that of the mind of a bigot to the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour on it, the more it contracts.
The doctrine which, from the very first origin of religious dissensions, has been held by all bigots of all sects, when condensed into a few words and stripped of rhetorical disguise, is simply this: I am in the right, and you are in the wrong. When you are the stronger, you ought to tolerate me, for it is your duty to tolerate truth; but when I am the stronger, I shall persecute you, for it is my duty to persecute error.