Selected Quotes about Prejudice

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

It is a great shock at the age of five or six to find that in a world of Gary Coopers you are the Indian. -- James Baldwin

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

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 rocks. -- Charlotte Bronte

The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility. -- Charles Caleb Colton

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. -- Albert Einstein

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. -- Albert Einstein

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence. -- Albert Einstein

I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally. -- W. C. Fields

Without the aid of prejudice and custom I should not be able to find my way across the room. -- William Hazlitt

Prejudice is the child of ignorance. -- William Hazlitt

Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge's chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view. -- Lillian Hellman

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

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. -- William James

Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest of violence. -- Francis Jeffrey

There are, in every age, new errors to be rectified and new prejudices to be opposed. -- Samuel Johnson

The tendency of the casual mind is to pick out or stumble upon a sample which supports or defies its prejudices, and then to make it the representative of a whole class. -- Walter Lippmann

Criticism is prejudice made plausible. -- H. L. Mencken

Criticism is prejudice made plausible. -- H. L. Mencken

So few men are really worth knowing, that it seems a shameful waste to let an anthropoid prejudice stand in the way of free association with one who is. -- H. L. Mencken

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

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experience. No one can eliminate prejudices--just recognize them. -- Edward R. Murrow

A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices. -- Edward R. Murrow

When the judgement's weak, The prejudice is strong. -- Kane O'Hara

Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices. -- Laurence J. Peter

Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and cannot be reasoned out. -- Sydney Smith

It is never too late to give up our prejudices. -- Henry David Thoreau

Prejudice is opinion without judgement. -- Voltaire

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