Prejudice Quotes

Most popular prejudice quotes

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

bigotry

Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Race prejudice is the devil unchained.
Pride of race is the antidote to prejudice.
Prejudices are the reasoning of the stupid.
Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice dies hard.
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
Every bigot was once a child free of prejudice.
It is never too late to give up your prejudices.
If prejudice could reason, it would dispel itself.
A chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.
Minds are like parachutes - they only function when open.
I am an equal opportunity bigot, I hate each and everyone!
Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often, as intolerance.
Prejudice not founded on reason cannot be removed by argument.
Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.
A prejudice is a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.
Horrible thing, prejudice; does you all up. Puffs you out of shape.
Prejudice is a disease characterized by hardening of the categories.
The ignorant are always prejudiced and the prejudiced are always ignorant.
The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudices.

confidence insecurity

Prejudice is not so much dependent upon natural antipathy as upon education.
Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

thinking

He prided himself on being a man without prejudice, and this itself is a very great prejudice.
It's only big enough people who can afford, occasionally, to be untrammeled by ordinary prejudice.
The rule for traveling abroad is to take our common sense with us, and leave our prejudices behind.

Travel

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices, just recognize them.

experience

Prejudice is a great time-saver; it enables one to form opinions without bothering to get the facts.
A prejudice, unlike a simple misconception, is actively resistant to all evidence that would unseat it.
Irrational barriers and ancient prejudices fall quickly when the question of survival itself is at stake.
Prejudice is a burden which confuses the past, threatens the future, and renders the present inaccessible.
Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.
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.
O, the length and breadth, the height and depth, the cruelty and the irony of a prejudice which can so belittle human nature.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

America

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.

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