Society wants to believe it can identify evil people, or bad or harmful people, but it's not practical. There are no stereotypes. - Ted Bundy
A poet has to be a bit childlike at heart, and in that sense all the romantic stereotypes about poets being "eternal children", etc, are all accurate. They believe, whatever they may say, that art and words can change the world. - John Thomas Allen
Stop reacting to the stereotypes and start responding to the individual. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
I believe it’s incredibly important to write against [racial] stereotypes. If we give in and make sure that all black women characters are asexual, gentle, and kind we wind up with another set of stereotypes. - Justine Larbalestier
For far too long, the female gender has been plagued with stereotypes, typecasting, as well as, subtle and blatant discrimination. - Asa Don Brown
I don't fit into any stereotypes. And I like myself that way. - C. JoyBell C.
The future lies in unity and respect, not division and stereotypes - Abdullah II of Jordan
You could say I’m so manly I don’t even allow manly stereotypes to influence my actions - Ben Mitchell
It is only when we are in the habit of recognizing our opinions as a partial experience seen through our stereotypes that we become truly tolerant of an opponent. - Walter Lippman
Racism doesn't have to fit our stereotypes for what it is in order for it to hurt - but it also means that tools for dismantling the system don't have it fit our stereotype either. - Simon S. Tam
Critical to the fight against global terrorism is an ability to move beyond presuppositions and stereotypes in our attitudes and policies and to form partnerships that transcend an "us" and "them" view of the world. (p. 135) - John L. Esposito
Western women have been controlled by ideals and stereotypes as much as by material constraints. - Naomi Wolf
In today's globalized world nothing is sure. Routines are falling; stereotypes are breaking. Life has never been as piquant as it is now. So go out of your way; leave your cocoon. Do that crazy thing and be happy you did it. - Ogwo David Emenike
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful. - Margaret Mead
I think fitting in is highly overrated. I’d rather just fit out... Fitting out means being who you are, even when people insist that you have to change. Fitting out means taking up space, not apologizing for yourself, and not agreeing with those who seek to label you with stereotypes. - Golda Poretsky
Can you, at a minimum, objectively step back—throw out the stereotypes, ditch the conformity, set aside the religion—and ask yourself, why? Why Jesus? - William Thrasher