Most popular prejudice quotes
The man who is a bigot is the worst thing God has got.
If our hearts are closed, if our hearts are made of stone, the stones find their way into our hands and we are ready to throw them.
Prejudice not founded on reason cannot be removed by argument.
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices, just recognize them.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
Prejudice is a burden which confuses the past, threatens the future, and renders the present inaccessible.
I'm grateful to be an American. I am grateful that we can be angry at the terrorist assault on 9/11 and at the same time be intelligent enough not to hold a grudge against every Arab and every Muslim.
The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudices.
Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often, as intolerance.
Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.
Prejudice is a disease characterized by hardening of the categories.
A prejudice is a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
Every bigot was once a child free of prejudice.
Too many of our prejudices are like pyramids upside down. They rest on tiny, trivial incidents, but they spread upward and outward until they fill our minds.
The rule for traveling abroad is to take our common sense with us, and leave our prejudices behind.
It is never too late to give up your prejudices.
It's only big enough people who can afford, occasionally, to be untrammeled by ordinary prejudice.
It is not the fault of the slaveholder that he is cruel, so much as it is the fault of the system under which he lives.
Prejudice is not so much dependent upon natural antipathy as upon education.
O, the length and breadth, the height and depth, the cruelty and the irony of a prejudice which can so belittle human nature.
Race prejudice is the devil unchained.
The ignorant are always prejudiced and the prejudiced are always ignorant.
Pride of race is the antidote to prejudice.
If prejudice could reason, it would dispel itself.
Horrible thing, prejudice; does you all up. Puffs you out of shape.
Bigotry's birthplace is the sinister back room of the mind where plots and schemes are hatched for the persecution and oppression of other human beings.
Minds are like parachutes - they only function when open.
He prided himself on being a man without prejudice, and this itself is a very great prejudice.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Our nation's long neglect of minorities whose skin is dark is perhaps only a little worse than our neglect of another minority whose hair is white.
Irrational barriers and ancient prejudices fall quickly when the question of survival itself is at stake.
Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice dies hard.
I am an equal opportunity bigot, I hate each and everyone!
A chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.
A prejudice, unlike a simple misconception, is actively resistant to all evidence that would unseat it.
Prejudice is a great time-saver; it enables one to form opinions without bothering to get the facts.
Prejudice is the psoriasis of the human condition: it's unsightly and it never completely vanishes, but with a little care we can keep it under control.
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 stones.
Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.
Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety.
Ask a deeply religious Christian if he'd rather live next to a bearded Muslim that may or may not be plotting a terror attack, or an atheist that may or may not show him how to set up a wireless network in his house. On the scale of prejudice, atheists don't seem so bad lately.
Prejudices are the reasoning of the stupid.