I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.
PREJUDICE, n. A vagrant opinion without visible means of support. - Ambrose Bierce
I am groping about through this American forest of prejudice and proscription, determined to find some form of civilization where all men will be accepted for what they are worth. - P.B.S. Pinchback
Privilege doesn't just insulate people from the consequences of their prejudice, it cuts them off from their humanity. - DaShanne Stokes
Every year, prejudice and injustice destroy lives and hurt the future of our nation. Now is the time to create a better tomorrow. Now is the time for change. - DaShanne Stokes
What the soul sees and has experienced, that it knows; the rest is appearance, prejudice and opinion. - Sri Aurobindo
Let us make this world a house of love and peace. Let us forget and forgive all hate and prejudice. Let us break all the walls of pride and prejudice. Let us open our door to welcome joy and peace. - Debasish Mridha
Prejudice is the conjurer of imaginary wrongs, strangling truth, overpowering reason, making strong men weak and weak men weaker. God give us the large hearted charity which "bearth all things, believe all things, hope all things, endure all things," which "thinks no evil."
Never suffer the prejudice of the eye to determine the heart.
REASON, n. Propensitate of prejudice. - Ambrose Bierce
Criticism is prejudice made plausible. - H. L. Mencken
The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility. - Charles Caleb Colton
Let us give ourselves indiscriminately to everything our passions suggest, and we will always be happy…Conscience is not the voice of Nature but only the voice of prejudice. - Marquis de Sade
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. - Mark Twain
Without the aid of prejudice and custom I should not be able to find my way across the room. - William Hazlitt
Ask a deeply religious Christian if he'd rather live next to a bearded Muslim that may or may not be plotting a terror attack, or an atheist that may or may not show him how to set up a wireless network in his house. On the scale of prejudice, atheists don't seem so bad lately. - Scott Adams
Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated. - Kofi Annan
Reason is the hero who breaks the chains of our prejudice, saving us from the prison of our comfortable acquiescence in the way of the world. - Montague Brown
Prejudice is a disease. And when they come for you, or refuse your worth, I will be ready for their stones. I belong to you. - Lady Gaga
When the judgement's weak, The prejudice is strong. - Kane O'Hara
Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong felling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime. - Mark Twain
Prejudice is learned. What will you teach others through your actions and words? - DaShanne Stokes
Hindustan had become free. Pakistan had become independent soon after its inception but man was still slave in both these countries -- slave of prejudice … slave of religious fanaticism … slave of barbarity and inhumanity. - Saadat Hasan Manto
...she cried because prejudice outlives passion and because she was sentimentally patriotic. - Irène Némirovsky
Think about it for a second:Babies are not born prejudice, they are not racist,they don’t hate, they don’t judge, and are not born believing in christianity, buddhism, sikhism, hinduism, judaism or any other ism.We, as adults, teach them all these things. - Steven Aitchison
Belief is indeed psychologically important for the human mind of general population, but that belief should be nicely compatible with scientific reasoning, otherwise that belief turns into prejudice, which is never beneficial to the human life. - Abhijit Naskar
Anger - justifiable anger in the face of oppression and prejudice - should not be mistaken for hatred. - Christina Engela
Prejudice is opinion without judgement. - Voltaire
We all have the greatest potential. Life is about finding it, embracing it and then learning to be with it in the world without fear of prejudice or judgment. - Aisha Mirza
It isn't easy for an idea to squeeze itself into a head filled with prejudice.
Prejudice squints when it looks, and lies when it talks.
The vast majority of people are unthinking prejudice machines. - Stefan Molyneux
I wish I could say that racism and prejudice were only distant memories. We must dissent from the indifference. We must dissent from the apathy. We must dissent from the fear, the hatred and the mistrust…We must dissent because America can do better, because America has no choice but to do better. - Thurgood Marshall
Prejudice is an act of violence. - Kamand Kojouri
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Opinions founded on prejudice are always sustained with the greatest of violence. - Francis Jeffrey
If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other cause for prejudice by noon. - George Aiken
There is wisdom in turning as often as possible from the familiar to the unfamiliar: it keeps the mind nimble, it kills prejudice, and it fosters humor. - George Santayana
Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society. - Benjamin Franklin
Ask a deeply religious Christian if he’d rather live next to a bearded Muslim that may or may not be plotting a terror attack, or an atheist that may or may not show him how to set up a wireless network in his house. On the scale of prejudice, atheists don’t seem so bad lately. - Scott Adams
You know there’s always prejudice in a revolutionary movement. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Pit race against race, religion against religion, prejudice against prejudice. Divide and conquer! We must not let that happen here. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking... - Leo Tolstoy
Travel is fatal to narrowmindedness, prejudice and bigotry. - Mark Twain
They call good evil and evil good. There are those who are so easily offended that they lose their ability to ever discern any truth, and this is often derived from a sort of frenzy by way of their own masked prejudice. - Criss Jami
A good judge is not one who is impartial, but one who has prejudice for good. - Raheel Farooq
It is harder to crack prejudice than an atom. - Albert Einstein
Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and cannot be reasoned out. - Sydney Smith
Logic is an instrument used for bolstering a prejudice. - Elbert Hubbard
Culture makes lies plausible through exposure to time. It makes prejudice seem like physics intergenerationally. It is therefore the most dangerous opponent of philosophy, because it feels the most credible to the average person. - Stefan Molyneux
Prejudice is ignorance.
Mathematical Knowledge adds a manly Vigour to the Mind, frees it from Prejudice, Credulity, and Superstition. - John Arbuthnot
We must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook. We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community. - Haile Selassie I
Only until all human beings begin to recognize themselves as human beings will prejudice be gone forever. People ask me what race I am, but there is no such thing as race. I just answer: "I’m a member of the human race. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
Faced with so much ignorance and prejudice currently I can only comment that Facebook is a breeding ground for the worst fruits of our coarse personality. - J.B.Alves
Human Prejudice is Dark Fate's favourite friend - Prabhukrishna M
Love has no form, no color and is certainly not prejudice or judgmental. - Matthew Donnelly
Prejudice is the reasoning of fools.
I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally. - W.C. Fields
The waters of spirituality are forever changing and forever constant. Prejudice or fixed ideas can only weigh you down and remove you from the flow. - The Book of Metanoia (D. Williamsen) - Dannye Williamsen
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
A girl should not expect special privileges because of her sex but neither should she adjust to prejudice and discrimination. - Betty Friedan
Science replaces private prejudice with public, verifiable evidence. - Richard Dawkins
Every word is a prejudice. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Prejudice plunges you into a world of fear and hate. That's no way to live. - DaShanne Stokes
The Only Person I'm Prejudice Against, is The Lazy One! - Latif Mercado