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The Best Quotes About Prejudice  

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A list of the best prejudice quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous prejudice quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic prejudice quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational prejudice quotes from that same writer.

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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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I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally. W. C. Fields
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Our prejudices are our robbers, they rob us valuable things in life.
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Whoever seeks to set one race against another seeks to enslave all races. Franklin D. Roosevelt
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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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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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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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Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind. Joseph Addison
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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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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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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's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions. Charles F. Kettering
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There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome. André Gide
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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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"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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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 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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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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Prejudice is being down on something you're not up on.
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The most learned are often the most narrow minded. William Hazlitt
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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