Quotes: discriminate

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Newspapers are unable, seemingly, to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization.
  • Arthur Keith
    Arthur Keith
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    Good men, whether they be Christians or rationalists, do not desire to discriminate between races, but the distinctions implanted by Nature are too conspicuous to escape the observation of our senses.
  • Bayard Rustin
    Bayard Rustin
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    If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.
  • Friedrich von Schiller
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
    Friedrich von Schiller
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    It is difficult to discriminate the voice of truth from amid the clamor raised by heated partisans.
  • Birch Bayh
    Birch Bayh
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    It's unfortunate. Title IX is rather simple: don't discriminate on the basis of sex.
  • William Gilmore Simms
    William Gilmore Simms
    American poet, novelist and historian 1806-1870
    William Gilmore Simms
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    Neither praise or blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to prescribe, and honestly to award. These are the true aims and duties of criticism.
  • Umberto Eco
    Umberto Eco
    Italian writer 1932 -
    Umberto Eco
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    The problem with the Internet is that it gives you everything - reliable material and crazy material. So the problem becomes, how do you discriminate?
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything: the ability to discriminate, to love and to remain indifferent. To lack it is to be locked within oneself, paradoxically incapable of either love or indifference.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    When feminist discourse is unable to discriminate the drunken fraternity brother from the homicidal maniac, women are in trouble.
    Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994) p. 33
  • Alan Dershowitz
    Alan Dershowitz
    American lawyer and author 1938-
    Alan Dershowitz
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    When you discriminate against anyone, you discriminate against everyone. It's a display of terrible intolerance.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
    Pablo Picasso
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    We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it.
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