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A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side. Joseph Addison

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Bigot, one who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain. Ambrose Bierce

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Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth. Edwin Hubbel Chapin

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Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has. Josh Billings

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We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end. G. K. Chesterton

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We are least open to precise knowledge concerning the things we are most vehement about. Eric Hoffer

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Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost. Charles Caleb Colton

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Those who believe in their truth -- the only ones whose imprint is retained by the memory of men -- leave the earth behind them strewn with corpses. Religions number in their ledgers more murders than the bloodiest tyrannies account for, and those whom humanity has called divine far surpass the most conscientious murderers in their thirst for slaughter. Emil Cioran

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When we believe ourselves in possession of the only truth, we are likely to be indifferent to common everyday truths. Eric Hoffer

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Religion is as effectually destroyed by bigotry as by indifference. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions! Logan Pearsall Smith

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Bigotry is the sacred disease. Heraclitus

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You are all fundamentalists with a top dressing of science. That is why you are the stupidest of conservatives and reactionists in politics and the most bigoted of obstructionists in science itself. When it comes to getting a move on you are all of the same opinion: stop it, flog it, hang it, dynamite it, stamp it out. George Bernard Shaw

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Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to fight to the death against popery, without knowing whether popery was a man or a horse. William Hazlitt