Quotes About Prejudice

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

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

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

Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.  ~Countess of Blessington

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

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.  No one can eliminate prejudices – just recognize them.  ~Edward Roscoe Murrow, 31 December 1955

If your lens is prejudice, you’re wearing the wrong prescription.  ~Carrie Latet

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.  ~Henry David Thoreau

One day our descendants will think it incredible that we paid so much attention to things like the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender instead of the unique identities of each of us as complex human beings.  ~Franklin Thomas

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

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

If only closed minds came with closed mouths.  ~As seen on a button at evolvefish.com

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

Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.  ~Albert Einstein

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

Prejudice is the child of ignorance.  ~William Hazlitt

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

I am an invisible man…. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids – and I might even be said to possess a mind.  I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.  ~Ralph Ellison

I have no color prejudices nor caste prejudices nor creed prejudices.  All I care to know is that a man is a human being, and that is enough for me; he can’t be any worse.  ~Mark Twain

I think there’s just one kind of folks.  Folks.  ~Harper Lee

If you judge people you have no time to love them.  ~Mother Teresa


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