Quotation Explorer - 'Discrimination'

The Army has carried the American ... ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability. - Tom Lehrer
Discrimination is discrimination, even when people claim it's "free speech. - DaShanne Stokes
Discrimination is discrimination, even when people claim it’s "tradition. - DaShanne Stokes
Even if you have not awakened, if you realize that your perceptions and activities are all like dreams and you view them with detachment, not giving rise to grasping and rejecting discrimination, then this is virtually tantamount to awakening from the dream. - Muso Kokushi
In the treatment of poverty nationally, one fact stands out: there are twice as many white poor as Negro poor in the United States. Therefore I will not dwell on the experiences of poverty that derive from racial discrimination, but will discuss the poverty that affects white and Negro alike. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Religious discrimination is not like racial discrimination. One you chose for yourself, the other God chose for you. - Habeeb Akande
Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions. - A.E. Housman
Time itself is only as real as your own mental discrimination between the revelation and concealment of the one Light. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Dreams are one treasure that God has bestowed on everyone without any discrimination. - Jyoti Arora
...I have concluded that Literature is no proper pursuit for a gentleman; and that Writing ought never to be consider'd but as an elegant Accomplishment to be indulg'd in with infrequency, and Discrimination. - H. P. Lovecraft
Choose a leader who will build bridges - not walls. A leader who will promote peace - not wars. A leader who believes in equality - not discrimination. A leader who is transparent - not secretive. A leader who will speak for all - not just animals. - Mizan Chaudhury
Humans are naturally elusioned in discrimination; it starts when we look for the first time in mirror - M.F. Moonzajer
The only difference between man and man all the world over is one of degree, and not of kind, even as there is between trees of the same species.Where in is the cause for anger, envy or discrimination? - Mahatma Gandhi
If you think your religion requires discrimination, you're probably misreading your faith. - DaShanne Stokes
Gender empowerment doesn't mean discrimination, It only means equality. - Mohith Agadi
People often call fighting discrimination being "PC" because they don't want their own unearned privileges challenged. - DaShanne Stokes
Religious discrimination is not like racial discrimination. One you choose for yourself, the other God chose for you. - Habeeb Akande
Poverty advances discrimination and corruption because society classifies the rich and poor. Poverty augments anger, selfishness, hatred and envy among the people.Poverty entwined with desperation ends up in violence." - , an excerpt from If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
The Monster Ball is by nature a protest: A youth church experience to speak out and celebrate against all forms of discrimination + prejudice. - Lady Gaga
It may be shocking to some people in this country to realize that, without meaning to do so, they hold views in common with Hitler when they preach discrimination against other religious, racial or economic groups. - Henry A. Wallace
We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender and other discrimination. - Nelson Mandel
That's part of American greatness, is discrimination. Yes, sir. Inequality, I think, breeds freedom and gives a man opportunity.
A girl should not expect special privileges because of her sex but neither should she adjust to prejudice and discrimination. - Betty Friedan
In other words, for purposes of sex discrimination law, to be a woman means either to be like a man or like a lady. We have to meet either the male standard for males or the male standard for females. - Catharine MacKinnon
Film and novel characters are often stereotyped, but racial stereotyping in many novels or films creates & encourages labelling, discrimination & racism. ~ - Angelica Hopes
Speciesism is morally objectionable because, like racism, sexism, and heterosexism, it links personhood with an irrelevant criterion. Those who reject speciesism are committed to rejecting racism, sexism, heterosexism, and other forms of discrimination as well. - Gary L. Francione
For far too long, the female gender has been plagued with stereotypes, typecasting, as well as, subtle and blatant discrimination. - Asa Don Brown
....I wondered if there had been a more corroding and devastating attack upon the personalities of men than the idea of racial discrimination. - Richard Wright
Leave it to a girl to take the fun out of sex discrimination. - Bill Watterson
A successful man never allows his faulty of discrimination and judgement to be distributed by the rising tides of his emotions. - Gian Kumar
Life is, if anything, the art of combination. Of discrimination. Of freely picking one's own personal pattern out of a hundred choices. Not letting it be picked for you—either by the Establishment, or by the Rebels. Conformity of Hip is no better than Conformity of Square. - Sydney J. Harris
Any Federal official, who engages in employment discrimination, lacks the moral integrity to evenhandedly enforce our Nation’s laws or manage Federal programs. - Tanya Ward Jordan
What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights. - B.R. Ambedkar
If you believe that discrimination exists, it will.
First there is a time when we believe everything, then for a little while we believe with discrimination, then we believe nothing whatever, and then we believe everything again - and, moreover, give reasons why we believe. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
You can try to defend discrimination on grounds that people are acting according to their conscience, but never forget that those same people may find it conscionable to discriminate against you next. - DaShanne Stokes
When we hide discrimination under the guise of 'religious freedom,' we make a mockery of human rights. - DaShanne Stokes
Small streams of hatred can quickly lead to unstoppable, horrific things, so [people] should stand up to any type of persecution or discrimination, whether bullying or malicious gossip. - Susan Pollack
If we are to fight discrimination and injustice against women we must start from the home for if a woman cannot be safe in her own house then she cannot be expected to feel safe anywhere. - Aysha Taryam
One of the best ways you can fight discrimination is by taking good care of yourself. Your survival is not just important; it's an act of revolution. - DaShanne Stokes
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