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Prejudice is the child of ignorance. William Hazlitt

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All colors will agree in the dark. Francis Bacon

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Prejudices are what fools use for reason. Voltaire

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Two things reduce prejudice: education and laughter. Laurence J. Peter

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If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together. Richard Nixon

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Whoever seeks to set one race against another seeks to enslave all races. Franklin D. Roosevelt

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One can only give an unbiased opinion about things that do not interest one, which is no doubt the reason an unbiased opinion is always valueless. The man who sees both sides of a question is a man who sees absolutely nothing. Oscar Wilde

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A prejudice is a vagrant opinion without visible means of support. Ambrose Bierce

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America owes most of its social prejudices to the exaggerated religious opinions of the different sects which were so instrumental in establishing the colonies. James Fenimore Cooper

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Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices. Remy de Gourmont

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Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind. Joseph Addison

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It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions. Charles F. Kettering

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"Everything that anyone respects is what men naturally excel at: fighting, accruing wealth, playing at power...." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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

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There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome. André Gide

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Destroy it. There may be a redistribution of the land, but the natural inequality of men soon re-creates an inequality of possessions and privileges, and raises to power a new minority with essentially the same instincts as the old. Will Durant

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It is just as impossible to help reform by conciliating prejudice as it is by buying votes. Prejudice is the enemy. Whoever is not for you is against you. John Jay Chapman

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I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally. W. C. Fields

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Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among stones. Charlotte Brontë

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The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice. Arthur Schopenhauer

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He who has a task to perform must know how to take sides, or he is quite unworthy of it. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Orthodoxy is the diehard of the world of thought. It learns not, neither can it forget. Aldous Huxley

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It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom. Quentin Crisp

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The most learned are often the most narrow minded. William Hazlitt

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Prejudice is a great timesaver. It enables you to form opinions without bothering to get facts.

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We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law, but we do want them for our brothers. Booker T. Washington

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"President Obama appears to me to have elevated and implemented the artist-activist concept to the role of empowered servant-leader..." Aberjhani

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Prejudice is the sole author of infamies: how many acts are so qualified by an opinion forged out of naught but prejudice! Marquis de Sade

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I wander if there really is a brave man with a really good imagination? If hypocrisy was destructive to the environment the world would have ended a long, long time ago.

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Stupidity, outrage, vanity, cruelty, iniquity, bad faith, falsehood -- we fail to see the whole array when it is facing in the same direction as we. Jean Rostand

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All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye. Alexander Pope

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Our prejudices are our mistresses; reason is at best our wife, very often heard indeed, but seldom minded.

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No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should even stand in a certain awe of his own, as if they were aged parents and monitors. They may in the end prove wiser than he. William Hazlitt

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Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor. Eric Hoffer

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Prejudice not being funded on reason cannot be removed by argument. Samuel Johnson

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Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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The tendency of the casual mind is to pick out or stumble upon a sample which supports or defies its prejudices, and then to make it the representative of a whole class. Walter Lippmann

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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

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There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from all prejudice. William Hazlitt

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Prejudice is being down on something you're not up on.

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Our prejudices are our robbers, they rob us valuable things in life.