Quotes: prejudice

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
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    A girl should not expect special privileges because of her sex but neither should she 'adjust' to prejudice and discrimination.
    Source: The Feminine Mystique Ch. 1 The Problem That Has No Name
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
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    A man who takes away another man's freedom is a prisoner of hatred, he is locked behind the bars of prejudice and narrow-mindedness.
    Source: De lange weg naar vrijheid
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    Automobiles are free of egotism, passion, prejudice and stupid ideas about where to have dinner. They are, literally, selfless. A world designed for automobiles instead of people would have wider streets, larger dining rooms, fewer stairs to climb and no smelly, dangerous subway stations.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Bad artists always admire each other's work. They call it being large-minded and free from prejudice. But a truly great artist cannot conceive of life being shown, or beauty fashioned, under any conditions other than those he has selected.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    Criticism is prejudice made plausible.

  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one to take sides. We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid.
  • Branch Rickey
    Branch Rickey
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    Ethnic prejudice has no place in sports, and baseball must recognize that truth if it is to maintain stature as a national game.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
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    For everybody, I think that we all, when we look at this situation of race, we need a change of heart, and I said it before. I believe the heart change comes from repenting of your racism, repenting of your bias, repenting of your prejudice and understanding that, you know what, God sees us all the same.
  • Bernard M. Baruch
    Bernard M. Baruch
    American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
    Bernard M. Baruch
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    Gold has worked down from Alexander's time... When something holds good for two thousand years I do not believe it can be so because of prejudice or mistaken theory.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
  • Will Durant
    Will Durant
    American writer, historian, and philosopher 1885-1981
    Will Durant
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    History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice.

  • Clint Eastwood
    Clint Eastwood
    American actor, filmmaker and musician 1930-
    Clint Eastwood
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    I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.
  • Benny Goodman
    Benny Goodman
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    If a guy's got it, let him give it. I'm selling music, not prejudice.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    Ignorance and prejudice are the ballast of our ship of state - however, ships without ballast are not seaworthy and cannot sail in the tempests, nor reach a safe harbor.
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