Quotes: stereotypes

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  • David Cronenberg
    David Cronenberg
    Canadian movie maker 1943-
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    All stereotypes turn out to be true. This is a horrifying thing about life. All those things you fought against as a youth: you begin to realize they're stereotypes because they're true.
  • Brendan Myers
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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.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    I consider it part of my responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear.
    Source: Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Barack Obama, 2009, Book 1, Government Printing Office, 2011 p. 761
  • Annie Leibovitz
    Annie Leibovitz
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    I didn't want to let women down. One of the stereotypes I see breaking is the idea of aging and older women not being beautiful.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    If we keep on talking about masculine and feminine and following those stereotypes, then we will make women suppress and despise their so called masculine qualities and men suppress and despise their so called feminine ones, and that's where all the trouble starts.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Out with stereotypes, feminism proclaims. But stereotypes are the west's stunning sexual personae, the vehicles of art's assault against nature. The moment there is imagination, there is myth.
  • Carson Kressley
    Carson Kressley
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    People are much deeper than stereotypes. That's the first place our minds go. Then you get to know them and you hear their stories, and you say, 'I'd have never guessed.'
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    Yeah, I had gay friends. The first thing I realized was that everybody's different, and it becomes obvious that all of the gay stereotypes are ridiculous.
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