Prejudice and Bigotry Quotes and Quotations
An antisemite is a person who hates Jews more than is absolutely necessary.
I am 52 years of age. I am a bishop in the Anglican Church, and a few people might be constrained to say that I was reasonably responsible. In the land of my birth, I cannot vote.
I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white dude would come into my neighbourhood after dark.
It is a great shock at the age of 5 or 6 to find that in a world of Gary Coopers you are the Indian.
Never try to reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and cannot be reasoned out.
Since my little daughter is only half Jewish, would it be alright if she went into the pool only up to her waist?
There are only two ways to be quite unprejudiced and impartial. One is to be completely ignorant. The other is to be completely indifferent.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Passion and prejudice govern the world; only under the name of reason.
How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions!
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
We are chameleons, and our partialities and prejudices change places with an easy and blessed facility.
Fortunately for serious minds, a bias recognized is a bias sterilized.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room.
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.
We hate some persons because we do not know them; and will not know them because we hate them.
The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour upon it, the more it will contract.
It is not healthy when a nation lives within a nation, as coloured Americans are living inside America. A nation cannot live confident of its tomorrow if its refugees are among its own citizens.
Of all the injuries inflicted by racism on people of colour, the most corrosive is the wound within, the internalized racism that leads some victims, at unspeakable cost to their own sense of self, to embrace the values of their oppressors.