quote by Lord Byron

Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.

— Lord Byron

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Religious people claim that it's just the fundamentalists of each religion that cause problems. But there's got to be something wrong with the religion itself if those who strictly adhere to its most fundamental principles are violent bigots and sexists.

The door of a bigoted mind opens outwards so that the only result of the pressure of facts upon it is to close it more snugly.

Bigotry is the disease of ignorance, of morbid minds;

enthusiasm of the free and buoyant. Education and free discussion are the antidotes of both.

I'd grown up fearing the lynch mobs of the Ku Klux Klan;

as an adult I was starting to wonder if I'd been afraid of the wrong white people all along - where I was being pursued not by bigots in white robes, but by left-wing zealots draped in flowing sanctimony.

Anti-Semitism does not signify opposition to Semitism.

There is no such thing. It is an expression we Jews use effectively as a smear word used to brand as a bigot, like you guys, anyone who brings criticism against Jews. We use it against hate-mongers.

Charlie Hebdo: Satire was the father of true political freedom, born in the 18th century; the scourge of bigots and tyrants. Sing its praises.

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye;

the more light you pour on it, the more it will contract.

I think that [Donald] Trump is frankly a bigot. He has a racist history.

Prayers never bring anything... They may bring solace to the sap, the bigot, the ignorant, the aboriginal, and the lazy - but to the enlightened it is the same as asking Santa Claus to bring you something for Xmas

But Al Jazeera America represents something more than news that isn’t profit or ratings driven — they represent foreign investment in a country where the two-party system outsourced your jobs. They represent facts over opinion and they represent our cultures coming together just a little more, whether you bigots like it or not.

We don't lump people by groups or special interests.

And let me add, in the party of Lincoln there is no room for intolerance and not even a small corner for anti-Semitism or bigotry of any kind. Many people are welcome in our house, but not the bigots.

He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.

When suave politeness, tempering bigot zeal, corrected 'I believe' to 'one does feel'.

Today you have millions of Americans that feel left out and out of place in their own country, struggling to live paycheck to paycheck, called bigots because they hold on to traditional values.

If you unpack the statistics on who is supporting , Donald Trump, it means that there is a lot of people who hold very bigoted racist ideas and there is a lot of them.

Besides, when you say you're a feminist it annoys the bigots and the old farts and the prissy ladies so much, it's kind of irresistible.

And the issue is never the merits of the evidence but always the jealous rivalry of the contestants to see which would be the official light unto the world. Right down to the present day we have been the spectators of a foolish contest between equally vain and bigoted rivals.

He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool; and he that dares not reason is a slave.

A bigot is a person who makes an idol of his commitments.

These days I am a teetotal, mean-spirited, right-wing, narrow-minded, conservative Christian bigot, but not a racist.

Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth.

While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend.

It liberates the vandal to travel-you never saw a bigoted, opinionated, stubborn, narrow-minded, self-conceited, almighty mean man in your life but he had stuck in one place since he was born and thought God made the world and dyspepsia and bile for his especial comfort and satisfaction.

I couldn't join a party that, frankly, tolerates members who are bigots for one thing, homophobes, racists.

I assume that those who cling to old beliefs will be able to whisper their thoughts in the recesses of their homes, but if they repeat those views in public, they will risk being labeled as bigots and treated as such by governments, employers, and schools.

There's no great, white bigot; there's just about 200 million little white bigots out there.

The sad truth about bigotry is that most bigots either don't realize that they are bigots, or they convince themselves that their bigotry is perfectly justified.

Great civilizations have annihilated themselveswhen the development of their spiritual wisdom lagged far behind their scientific technology. We need to walk softly, for though we have tread upon the surface of the moon, we have remained bigots and arrogant egotists. Walk softly, for history repeats its self with little provacation.

Bigotry may be roughly defined as the anger of men who have no opinions.

These individuals are tyrants, and so they hate democracy.

They are bigots, zealots, and persecutors, and so they hate Americas freedom tolerance, and respect for all people. The terrorists of Sept. 11 live and flourish in darkness. They cannot survive in the liberating and inspirational sunlight of American freedom and democracy.

My ground is the Bible. Yea, I am a Bible-bigot. I follow it in all things, both great and small.

There is nothing more dangerous than the conscience of a bigot.

The mind of a bigot to the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour on it, the more it contracts.

Loud indignation against vice often stands for virtue in the eyes of bigots.

Every new and successful example of a perfect separation between ecclesiastical and civil matters is of importance.

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