Prejudice Quotes - Page 2

To lay aside all prejudices, is to lay aside all principles. He who is destitute of principles is governed by whims.
– Friedrich H. Jacobi

The time is past when Christians in America can take a long spoon and hand the gospel to the black man out the back door.
– Mordecai W. Johnson

Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and cannot be reasoned out.
– Sydney Smith

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour on it, the more it will contract.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

I’m interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.
– Clint Eastwood

It is a great shock at the age of five or six to find that in a world of Gary Coopers you are the Indian.
– James A. Baldwin

Bigotry or prejudice in any form is more than a problem; it is a deep seated evil within our society.
– Judith Light

I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighbourhood after dark.
– Dick Gregory

Any deviation is looked upon as a perversion, is feared, and is usually a target of hatred and prejudice.
– Joey Skaggs

Prejudices subsist in people’s imagination long after they have been destroyed by their experience.
– Ernest Dimnet

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices just recognize them.
– Edward R. Murrow

Democratic forms of government are vulnerable to mass prejudice, the so called tyranny of the majority.
– Maggie Gallagher

Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge’s chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view.
– Lillian Hellman

Without the aid of prejudice and custom I should not be able to find my way across the room.
– William Hazlitt

Our prejudices are like physical infirmities we cannot do what they prevent us from doing.
– John Lancaster

There are, in every age, new errors to be rectified and new prejudices to be opposed.
– Samuel Johnson

In overcoming prejudice, working together is even more effective than talking together.
– Ralph W. Sockman

Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety.
– Ben Hecht

Eventually, I won the right to attend school, but the prejudice was still there.
– Ryan White

Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.
– Wayne W. Dyer