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I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.

W. C. Fields

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour on it, the more it will contract.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Prejudices are what fools use for reason.


Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.

Maya Angelou

Two things reduce prejudice: education and laughter.

Laurence J. Peter

All colors will agree in the dark.

Francis Bacon

A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices.

Edward R. Murrow

Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.

E. B. White

The most learned are often the most narrow minded.

William Hazlitt

He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices

Carlo Goldoni

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.

Joseph Addison

It is a very rare man who does not victimize the helpless.

James Baldwin

Prejudice is the child of ignorance.

William Hazlitt

We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law, but we do want them for our brothers.

Booker T. Washington

Prejudice and discrimination have always been a big part of my life. When I was 6, I got beat up and called dirty Jew boy because they thought I looked Jewish.

Philip Zimbardo

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

Edward R. Murrow

I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.

Clint Eastwood

Whoever seeks to set one race against another seeks to enslave all races.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles Franklin Kettering

We are least open to precise knowledge concerning the things we are most vehement about.

Eric Hoffer

Prejudice not being funded on reason cannot be removed by argument.

Samuel Johnson

How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions!

Logan Pearsall Smith

Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind.

Joseph Addison

Of my two handicaps, being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black.

Shirley Chisholm

Prejudice is a great timesaver. It enables you to form opinions without bothering to get facts.


He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he is quite unworthy of it.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand

Rabindranath Tagore

Since I started in motor racing I've worked with people from all over the world. We are all here to go racing and prejudice will never play any part in that.

Kimi Raikkonen

Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest violence.


Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.

Charles Caleb Colton

Religion is as effectually destroyed by bigotry as by indifference.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Orthodoxy is the diehard of the world of thought. It learns not, neither can it forget.

Aldous Huxley

In the groves of their academy, at the end of every vista, you see nothing but the gallows.

Edmund Burke

There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.

Andre Gide

A prejudice is a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.

Ambrose Bierce

Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.

Eric Hoffer

Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs.

Robert Peel

Bigotry or prejudice in any form is more than a problem; it is a deep-seated evil within our society.

Judith Light

Our prejudices are our robbers, they rob us valuable things in life.


Yes great people are always subject to persecution and always getting into straits.

Friedrich von Schiller

Prejudice is a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.

Ambrose Bierce

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Mark Twain

Prejudice squints when it looks and lies when it talks.

Duchess Abrantes

Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.

Josh Billings

The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.

Clint Eastwood

Bigotry is the sacred disease.


...racist thought and action says far more about the person they come from than the person they are directed at.

Chris Crutcher

The worst thing about that kind of prejudice... is that while you feel hurt and angry and all the rest of it, it feeds you self-doubt. You start thinking, perhaps I am not good enough.

Nina Simone

Persecution is a tribute the great must always pay for preeminence.

Oliver Goldsmith

Inequality is as dear to the American heart as liberty itself.

William Dean Howells

For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while.

Luther Burbank

Do you know what we call opinion in the absence of evidence? We call it prejudice.

Michael Crichton

In London we give ourselves a pat on the back, rightly, for not killing one another, for our prejudice being subtle rather than lethal.

Martin Freeman

Reason transformed into prejudice is the worst form of prejudice, because reason is the only instrument for liberation from prejudice.

Allan Bloom

I grew up reading 'Sense and Sensibility' and 'Pride and Prejudice' - girly kind of books.

Leighton Meester

If people are informed they will do the right thing. It's when they are not informed that they become hostages to prejudice.

Charlayne Hunter-Gault

Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I've played. He's a very complex character. He knows that he's a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working-class upbringing. On the battlefield, he's full of confidence - but off it, he is unsure, a bit shy and ill at ease.

Sean Bean

In a world filled with hate, prejudice, and protest, I find that I too am filled with hate, prejudice, and protest.

Bob Gibson

Prejudice is like a hair across your cheek. You can't see it, you can't find it with your fingers, but you keep brushing at it because the feel of it is irritating.

Marian Anderson

Ethnic prejudice has no place in sports, and baseball must recognize that truth if it is to maintain stature as a national game.

Branch Rickey

If a guy's got it, let him give it. I'm selling music, not prejudice.

Benny Goodman

Sometimes a great wound or concussion of the head, especially which happens by falling headlong from an high place, brings a prejudice and weakness to the animal faculty, dulling the understanding.

Thomas Willis

Western civilization, Christianity, decency are struggling for their very lives. In this worldwide civil war, race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy, for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life.

Mordecai Wyatt Johnson

When blithe to argument I come, Though armed with facts, and merry, May Providence protect me from The fool as adversary, Whose mind to him a kingdom is Where reason lacks dominion, Who calls conviction prejudice And prejudice opinion.

Phyllis Mcginley

I paint according to the moment and the theme. I don't have any prejudice. Life concerns me.

Ralph Allen

Seeing their children touched and seared and wounded by race prejudice is one of the heaviest crosses which colored women have to bear.

Mary Church Terrell

Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on.

Pearl S. Buck

I do have to say that I think that President Obama is the greatest President in the history of all of our Presidents, and that he can do no wrong in my book. So how's that for prejudice on the Democratic side?

Denis Leary

My sexuality is something I'm completely comfortable with and open about. There's a lot of prejudice toward us but the more people talk about it, the less of a big deal it will be. And that will be better for everyone.

Anna Paquin

I'm disappearing from twitter for a while. Need a break from the bile. Local prejudice just seems to bring out the worst in some people.

Gary Lineker

I remember in 'Pride and Prejudice' I had to do a scene where I broke down. And before we filmed I spent like three hours imagining my mum's funeral. Actually, she's very much alive, happy and healthy. It was really horrible.

Carey Mulligan

The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice. Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system.

Tom C. Clark

Bias and prejudice are attitudes to be kept in hand, not attitudes to be avoided.

Charles Curtis

The risk of racial prejudice infecting a capital sentencing proceeding is especially serious in light of the complete finality of the death sentence.

Byron White

I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.

Coretta Scott King

I never let prejudice stop me from what I wanted to do in this life.

Sarah Louise Delany

I know we can't abolish prejudice through laws, but we can set up guidelines for our actions by legislation.

Belva Lockwood

Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia.

Kurt Vonnegut

Race prejudice can't be talked down, it must be lived down.

Francis J. Grimke

Eventually, I won the right to attend school, but the prejudice was still there.

Bryan White

I deplore any action which denies artistic talent an opportunity to express itself because of prejudice against race origin.

Bess Truman

The reason was the failure of both Japan and China to understand each other and the inability of America and the European powers to sympathize, without prejudice, with the peoples of East Asia.

Hideki Tojo

To advocate a New Order was to seek freedom and respect for peoples without prejudice, and to seek a stable basis for the existence all peoples, equally, and free of threats.

Hideki Tojo

The only prejudice I've found anywhere in TV is in some advertising agencies, and there isn't so much prejudice as just fear.

Nat King Cole

A man in my situation, my lords, has not only to encounter the difficulties of fortune. and the force of power over minds which it has corrupted or subjugated. but the difficulties of established prejudice: the man dies, but his memory lives.

Robert Emmet

The glaring injustice is there for all who are not blinded by prejudice to see.

Bram Fischer

I had not got over the prejudice against Lincoln with which my personal contact with him in 1858 imbued me.

Henry Villard

In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction.

Simon Greenleaf

Prejudice is a chain, it can hold you. If you prejudice, you can't move, you keep prejudice for years. Never get nowhere with that.

Bob Marley

Prejudice is a learned trait. You're not born prejudiced; you're taught it.

Charles R. Swindoll

A new breed of Republicans has taken over the GOP. It is a new breed which is seeking to sell to Americans a doctrine which is as old as mankind - the doctrine of racial division, the doctrine of racial prejudice, the doctrine of white supremacy.

Jackie Robinson

The eradication of racial and religious prejudice in the United States - and in the rest of the world as well - is a long-term process.

Robert Kennedy

I think that there is incredible prejudice about witches while there is no prejudice about wizards. Words are very important, and I'm really into destroying myths.

Yoko Ono

I have no prejudice against male or female.

John Lone

We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.

G. K. Chesterton

Throughout History, Empires have persecuted the great agitators; Noah, Socrates, Jesus, Columbus, Voltaire, Charles Darwin, Gandhi, the US Founding Fathers, Martin Luther King, Jr. et. al.

Don Mashak

Prejudice is being down on something you're not up on.


I was discriminated against because I was Jewish, Italian, black and Puerto Rican. But maybe the worst prejudice I experienced was against the poor. I grew up on welfare and often had to move in the middle of the night because we couldn't pay the rent.

Philip Zimbardo

If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other causes for prejudice by noon.

George Aiken

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