Prejudice Quotes

Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

A minority group has “arrived” only when it has the right to produce some fools and scoundrels without the entire group paying for it.
– Carl T. Rowan

The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.
– Charles Caleb

We are chameleons, and our partialities and prejudices change places with an easy and blessed facility.
– Mark Twain

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
– William James

We hate some persons because we do not know them; and will not know them because we hate them.
– Charles Caleb Colton

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
– Oscar Wilde

Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.
– Nelson DeMille

An antisemite is a person who hates Jews more than is absolutely necessary.
– Jewish proverb

Passion and prejudice govern the world; only under the name of reason.
– John Wesley

Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
– William Hazlitt

Getting out of jury duty is easy. The trick is to say you’re prejudiced against all races.
– Homer J Simpson

One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of the world than one will be able to go to hell without perspiring.
– H. L. Mencken

Beware prejudices. They are like rats, and men’s minds are like traps; prejudices get in easily, but it is doubtful if they ever get out.
– Lord Jeffrey

No man has ever been born a Negro hater, a Jew hater, or any other kind of hater. Nature refuses to be involved in such suicidal practices.
– Harry Bridges

If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other causes for prejudice by noon.
– George Aiken

Our thoughts are unseen hands shaping the people we meet. Whatever we truly think them to be, that’s what they’ll become for us.
– Richard Cowper

Ethnic prejudice has no place in sports, and baseball must recognize that truth if it is to maintain stature as a national game.
– Branch Rickey

Reasoning against a prejudice is like fighting against a shadow; it exhausts the reasoner, without visibly affecting the prejudice.
– Charles Mildmay

Since my little daughter is only half Jewish, would it be alright if she went into the pool only up to her waist?
– Groucho Marx