Quotes by prejudices

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  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
  • Carlo Goldoni
    Carlo Goldoni
    Italian playwright and librettist 1707-1793
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    He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    A great many
    people think they are thinking when they are rearranging their prejudices.
  • James Fenimore Cooper
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    America owes most of its social prejudices to the exaggerated religious opinions of the different sects which were so instrumental in establishing the colonies.
  • Adam Weishaupt
    Adam Weishaupt
    German philosopher 1748-1830
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    But alas, they are all sadly deficient, because they leave us under the domination of political and religious prejudices; and they are as inefficient as the sleepy dose of an ordinary sermon.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
    William Somerset Maugham
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    Common-sense appears to be only another name for the thoughtlessness of the unthinking. It is made of the prejudices of childhood, the idiosyncrasies of individual character and the opinion of the newspapers.
  • Laurence J. Peter
    Laurence J. Peter
    Canadian educator and hierarchiologist 1919-1990
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    Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices.
  • Education is the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throat.
  • Edward R. Murrow
    Edward R. Murrow
    American broadcast journalist and war correspondent 1908-1965
    Edward R. Murrow
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    Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
  • Luther Burbank
    Luther Burbank
    American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
    Luther Burbank
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    For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while.
  • Brendan Myers
    Brendan Myers
    Canadian philosopher and author 1974-
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    For those who struggle with anti-pagan prejudices and stereotypes, Humanist Paganism might be a powerful educational tool. It can show that a pagan can be a sophisticated, cosmopolitan, and enlightened person, and that a pagan culture can be artistically vibrant, environmentally conscious, intellectually stimulating, and socially just.
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