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1. “It's not at all hard to understand a person; it's only hard to listen without bias.”

Tags : Attention Bias Compassion Comprehension Discernment Fear Judgmentality Listening Love Prejudice Understanding
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Killosophy

2. “For the master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house. They may allow us to temporarily beat him at his own game, but they will never enable us to bring about genuine change. Racism and homophobia are real conditions of all our lives in this place and time. I urge each one of us here to reach down into that deep place of knowledge inside herself and touch that terror and loathing of any difference that lives here. See whose face it wears. Then the personal as the political can begin to illuminate all our choices.”

Tags : Change Civil Rights Discrimination Equality Fear Homophobia Political Prejudice Racism
Author : Audre Lorde

3. “Only by speaking out can we create lasting change. And that change begins with coming out.”

Tags : Bisexual Erasure Bisexual Invisibility Bisexuality Bisexuals Coming Out Stories Fear Fear Quote Fearless Gay Rights Homophobia Identification Identity Lgbt Lgbt Authors Lgbt Quotes Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Lgbtq Community Lgbtqia Orlando Florida Shooting Orlando Massacre Orlando Shooting Queer Queerness Speaking Speaking Out Speaking Up

4. “Terror doesn't change people from gay to straight. It just hurts innocent people.”

Tags : Gay Gay Rights Heterosexuality Homophobia Innocence Innocents Lgbt Lgbt Advocates Lgbt Authors Lgbt Quotes Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Lgbtq Community Lgbtqia Orlando Orlando Florida Shooting Orlando Massacre Orlando Shooting Prejudice Terror Terrorism Terrorist Attack

5. “Inequality and poverty, unhealth and no wealth are hand in hand. And if we are all born equal that should be true in all lands. We cannot divide the world between poor and rich countries. It's like saying the ones are good, the others are junkies. That can only increase more prejudice, miseries and sorrow. Turning the wheel today it will lead to a better tomorrow.”

Tags : Abuse Choice And Attitude Conspiracy Thriller Divided Nation Equality And Attitude Freeing Women S Voices Inequality Minority Communities Minority Rights Miseries Nationalism Organized Crime Power Prejudice Slavery Take A Stand Take Action Take The Lead Unhealth Union Wealth Women Empowerment Women Writers World System
Source : The Mysterious Murder of Marilyn Monroe

6. “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.”

Tags : Difference Differences Discrimination Divided Divides Lack Of Understanding Prejudice Racism Rejection Sterotyping Stigma
Author : Audre Lorde
Source : Our Dead Behind Us: Poems

7. “The advantages of natural folly in a beautiful girl have been already set forth by the capital pen of a sister author; and to her treatment of the subject I will only add, in justice to men, that though to the larger and more trifling part of the sex, imbecility in females is a great enhancement of their personal charms, there is a portion of them too reasonable and too well informed themselves to desire anything more in woman than ignorance.”

Tags : Charms Clichés Desirability Disdain Education Empowerment Equality Folly Foolishness Girls Ignorance Imbecility Inferiority Men Perception Prejudice Reason Stereotypes Stupidity Women
Author : Jane Austen
Source : Northanger Abbey

8. “As hatred is defined as intense dislike, what is wrong with inciting intense dislike of a religion, if the activities or teachings of that religion are so outrageous, irrational or abusive of human rights that they deserve to be intensely disliked?”

Tags : Atheism Cults Hatred Human Rights Liberty Logic Morality Prejudice Superstition

9. “The orthodox tend to think that people who, like the postmodernists and me, believe neither in God nor in some suitable substitute, must feel that everything is permitted, that everybody can do what they like.”

Tags : Atheism Atheist Discrimination Ethics Morality Morality Without Religion Orthodox People Postmodernists Prejudice Religious Right Richard Rorty Think

10. “Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, historians have become both more accurate and more honest—fractionally more brave, one might say—about that 'other' cleansing of the regions and peoples that were ground to atoms between the upper and nether millstones of Hitlerism and Stalinism. One of the most objective chroniclers is Professor Timothy Snyder of Yale University. In his view, it is still 'Operation Reinhardt,' or the planned destruction of Polish Jewry, that is to be considered as the centerpiece of what we commonly call the Holocaust, in which of the estimated 5.7 million Jewish dead, 'roughly three million were prewar Polish citizens.' We should not at all allow ourselves to forget the millions of non-Jewish citizens of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, and other Slav territories who were also massacred. But for me the salient fact remains that anti-Semitism was the regnant, essential, organizing principle of all the other National Socialist race theories. It is thus not to be thought of as just one prejudice among many.”

Tags : 1989 Accuracy Antisemitism Belarus Berlin Wall Bravery History Holocaust Honesty Jews Massacre National Socialism Nazism Operation Reinhard Poland Polish Jews Prejudice Racism Russia Slavic Peoples Stalinism Timothy D Snyder Ukraine Yale University
Source : Hitch-22: A Memoir

11. “There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.”

Tags : Bigotry Ignorance Life Prejudice
Source : Collected Works

12. “It's an universal law-- intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.”

Tags : August 1914 Ignorance Prejudice Tolerance

13. “She was heartily ashamed of her ignorance - a misplaced shame. Where people wish to attach, they should always be ignorant. To come with a well−informed mind is to come with an inability of administering to the vanity of others, which a sensible person would always wish to avoid. A woman especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.”

Tags : Attachment Clichés Concealment Empowerment Feminism Ignorance Intelligence Irony Knowledge Preconceptions Prejudice Sarcasm Stereotypes Vanity Women
Author : Jane Austen
Source : Northanger Abbey

14. “People know me by the way I live my life, not by the labels I wear, and that means we can hold all sorts of conversations and learn from each other in a way that would not happen if there were the walls of ignorant prejudice between us. --Oisce”

Tags : Labels Prejudice Religion

15. “The question has often been asked; Is Buddhism a religion or a philosophy? It does not matter what you call it. Buddhism remains what it is whatever label you may put on it. The label is immaterial. Even the label 'Buddhism' which we give to the teachings of the Buddha is of little importance. The name one gives is inessential.... In the same way Truth needs no label: it is neither Buddhist, Christian, Hindu nor Moslem. It is not the monopoly of anybody. Sectarian labels are a hindrance to the independent understanding of Truth, and they produce harmful prejudices in men's minds.”

Tags : Buddhism Labels Names Philosophy Prejudice Prejudices Religion Sectarianism Tolerance Truth
Source : What the Buddha Taught: Revised and Expanded Edition with Texts from Suttas and Dhammapada

16. “I resolutely refuse to believe that the state of Edward's health had anything to do with this, and I don't say this only because I was once later accused of attacking him 'on his deathbed.' He was entirely lucid to the end, and the positions he took were easily recognizable by me as extensions or outgrowths of views he had expressed (and also declined to express) in the past. Alas, it is true that he was closer to the end than anybody knew when the thirtieth anniversary reissue of his Orientalism was published, but his long-precarious condition would hardly argue for giving him a lenient review, let alone denying him one altogether, which would have been the only alternatives. In the introduction he wrote for the new edition, he generally declined the opportunity to answer his scholarly critics, and instead gave the recent American arrival in Baghdad as a grand example of 'Orientalism' in action. The looting and destruction of the exhibits in the Iraq National Museum had, he wrote, been a deliberate piece of United States vandalism, perpetrated in order to shear the Iraqi people of their cultural patrimony and demonstrate to them their new servitude. Even at a time when anything at all could be said and believed so long as it was sufficiently and hysterically anti-Bush, this could be described as exceptionally mendacious. So when the Atlantic invited me to review Edward's revised edition, I decided I'd suspect myself more if I declined than if I agreed, and I wrote what I felt I had to.Not long afterward, an Iraqi comrade sent me without comment an article Edward had contributed to a magazine in London that was published by a princeling of the Saudi royal family. In it, Edward quoted some sentences about the Iraq war that he off-handedly described as 'racist.' The sentences in question had been written by me. I felt myself assailed by a reaction that was at once hot-eyed and frigidly cold. He had cited the words without naming their author, and this I briefly thought could be construed as a friendly hesitance. Or as cowardice... I can never quite act the stern role of Mr. Darcy with any conviction, but privately I sometimes resolve that that's 'it' as it were. I didn't say anything to Edward but then, I never said anything to him again, either. I believe that one or two charges simply must retain their face value and not become debauched or devalued. 'Racist' is one such. It is an accusation that must either be made good upon, or fully retracted. I would not have as a friend somebody whom I suspected of that prejudice, and I decided to presume that Edward was honest and serious enough to feel the same way. I feel misery stealing over me again as I set this down: I wrote the best tribute I could manage when he died not long afterward (and there was no strain in that, as I was relieved to find), but I didn't go to, and wasn't invited to, his funeral.”

Tags : Baghdad Cowardice Edward Said Fitzwilliam Darcy George W Bush House Of Saud Imperialism Iraq Iraq War Iraqis Jane Austen London Mendacity National Museum Of Iraq Orientalism Book Prejudice Pride And Prejudice Race Card The Atlantic United States Vandalism
Source : Hitch-22: A Memoir

17. “Same-sex marriage has not created problems for religious institutions; religious institutions have created problems for same-sex marriage.”

Tags : Bigotry Church Church And State Discrimination Homophobia Institutional Oppression Institutions Intolerance Lgbt Lgbt Quotes Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Lgbtqia Marriage Equality Prejudice Religion Religious Religious Beliefs Same Sex Love Same Sex Marriage

18. “Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated.”

Tags : Ignorance Intolerance Prejudice Racism Tolerance
Author : Kofi Annan

19. “I wish I could say that racism and prejudice were only distant memories. We must dissent from the indifference. We must dissent from the apathy. We must dissent from the fear, the hatred and the mistrust…We must dissent because America can do better, because America has no choice but to do better.”

Tags : Prejudice Race Racism

20. “...racist thought and action says far more about the person they come from than the person they are directed at.”

Tags : Bigotry Prejudice Racism Small Mindedness
Source : Whale Talk

21. “Racism is not merely a simplistic hatred. It is, more often, broad sympathy toward some and broader skepticism toward others...”

Tags : Contemporary Racism Empathy Empathy Diversity Empathy Psychology Prejudice Racism Skepticism

22. “Calling it lunacy makes it easier to explain away the things we don't understand.”

Tags : Bias Crazy Diagnosis Discrimination Explain Explanation Insanity Lunacy Mental Disorder Mental Health Stigma Mental Illness Mystery Prejudice Psychiatry Psychology Quotes Sane And Insane Sanity Stereotype Stigma Understand
Author : Megan Chance
Source : The Spiritualist

23. “No one would ever say that someone with a broken arm or a broken leg is less than a whole person, but people say that or imply that all the time about people with mental illness.”

Tags : Bias Diagnosis Humanity Mental Disorder Mental Health Stigma Mental Illness Prejudice Psychiatric Abuse Stereotype Stigma
Author : Elyn R. Saks

24. “Reducing a group to a slur or stereotype reduces us all.”

Tags : Discrimination Hate Prejudice Prejudices Racism Slur Stereotype Stereotypes Stereotyping

25. “Do you really believe ... that everything historians tell us about men – or about women – is actually true? You ought to consider the fact that these histories have been written by men, who never tell the truth except by accident.”

Tags : Clichés Double Standards Feminism Gender History Hypocrisy Men Misogyny Prejudice Slander Social Norms Stereotypes Truth Women
Source : The Worth of Women: Wherein Is Clearly Revealed Their Nobility and Their Superiority to Men

26. “A man once asked me ... how I managed in my books to write such natural conversation between men when they were by themselves. Was I, by any chance, a member of a large, mixed family with a lot of male friends? I replied that, on the contrary, I was an only child and had practically never seen or spoken to any men of my own age till I was about twenty-five. "Well," said the man, "I shouldn't have expected a woman (meaning me) to have been able to make it so convincing." I replied that I had coped with this difficult problem by making my men talk, as far as possible, like ordinary human beings. This aspect of the matter seemed to surprise the other speaker; he said no more, but took it away to chew it over. One of these days it may quite likely occur to him that women, as well as men, when left to themselves, talk very much like human beings also.”

Tags : Clichés Conversation Double Standards Feminism Fiction Gender Men Misogyny Natural Prejudice Stereotypes Women Women Writers Writing
Source : Are Women Human? Astute and Witty Essays on the Role of Women in Society

27. “There is no deception on the part of the woman, where a man bewilders himself: if he deludes his own wits, I can certainly acquit the women. Whatever man allows his mind to dwell upon the imprint his imagination has foolishly taken of women, is fanning the flames within himself -- and, since the woman knows nothing about it, she is not to blame. For if a man incites himself to drown, and will not restrain himself, it is not the water's fault.”

Tags : Cause And Effect Clichés Deceit Delusion Discrimination Double Standards Expectations Gender Inequality Men Misogyny Perception Prejudice Self Deception Social Norms Stereotypes Women
Author : John Gower
Source : Confessio Amantis

28. “Yet if women are so flighty, fickle, changeable, susceptible, and inconstant (as some clerks would have us believe), why is it that their suitors have to resort to such trickery to have their way with them? And why don't women quickly succumb to them, without the need for all this skill and ingenuity in conquering them? For there is no need to go to war for a castle that is already captured. (...)Therefore, since it is necessary to call on such skill, ingenuity, and effort in order to seduce a woman, whether of high or humble birth, the logical conclusion to draw is that women are by no means as fickle as some men claim, or as easily influenced in their behaviour. And if anyone tells me that books are full of women like these, it is this very reply, frequently given, which causes me to complain. My response is that women did not write these books nor include the material which attacks them and their morals. Those who plead their cause in the absence of an opponent can invent to their heart's content, can pontificate without taking into account the opposite point of view and keep the best arguments for themselves, for aggressors are always quick to attack those who have no means of defence. But if women had written these books, I know full well the subject would have been handled differently. They know that they stand wrongfully accused, and that the cake has not been divided up equally, for the strongest take the lion's share, and the one who does the sharing out keeps the biggest portion for himself.”

Tags : Books Clichés Deceit Defenselessness Double Standards Fickleness Gender Hypocrisy Inequality Injustice Men Misogyny Misrepresentation Morality One Sidedness Perception Prejudice Received Opinion Seduction Slander Social Norms Stereotypes Suppression Unfairness Women
Source : Der Sendbrief vom Liebesgott / The Letter of the God of Love

29. “Prejudice is a disease. And when they come for you, or refuse your worth, I will be ready for their stones. I belong to you.”

Tags : Alejandro Disease Hatred Music Persecution Prejudice Stoning
Author : Lady Gaga

30. “Do you know what we call opinion in the absence of evidence? We call it prejudice.”

Tags : Bigotry Fiction Prejudice Science
Source : State of Fear

31. “Paine suffered then, as now he suffers not so much because of what he wrote as from the misinterpretations of others...He disbelieved the ancient myths and miracles taught by established creeds. But the attacks on those creeds - or on persons devoted to them - have served to darken his memory, casting a shadow across the closing years of his life.When Theodore Roosevelt termed Tom Paine a 'dirty little atheist' he surely spoke from lack of understanding. It was a stricture, an inaccurate charge of the sort that has dimmed the greatness of this eminent American. But the true measure of his stature will yet be appreciated. The torch which he handed on will not be extinguished. If Paine had ceased his writings with 'The Rights of Man' he would have been hailed today as one of the two or three outstanding figures of the Revolution. But 'The Age of Reason' cost him glory at the hands of his countrymen - a greater loss to them than to Tom Paine.I was always interested in Paine the inventor. He conceived and designed the iron bridge and the hollow candle; the principle of the modern central draught burner. The man had a sort of universal genius. He was interested in a diversity of things; but his special creed, his first thought, was liberty.Traducers have said that he spent his last days drinking in pothouses. They have pictured him as a wicked old man coming to a sorry end. But I am persuaded that Paine must have looked with magnanimity and sorrow on the attacks of his countrymen. That those attacks have continued down to our day, with scarcely any abatement, is an indication of how strong prejudice, when once aroused, may become. It has been a custom in some quarters to hold up Paine as an example of everything bad.The memory of Tom Paine will outlive all this. No man who helped to lay the foundations of our liberty - who stepped forth as the champion of so difficult a cause - can be permanently obscured by such attacks. Tom Paine should be read by his countrymen. I commend his fame to their hands.{The Philosophy of Paine, June 7, 1925}”

Tags : American Atheist Draught Burner Greatness Hollow Candle Inventor Iron Bridge Memory Misrepresentation Paine Prejudice Roosevelt Teddy Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt Thomas Paine
Source : Diary and Sundry Observations of Thomas Alva Edison

32. “People almost invariably arrive at their beliefs not on the basis of proof but on the basis of what they find attractive.”

Tags : Attractivenessiveness Beliefs Evidence Persuasion Prejudice Proof Subjectivity
Author : Blaise Pascal
Source : De l'art de persuader

33. “Science replaces private prejudice with public, verifiable evidence.”

Tags : Belief Education Enlighten Evidence Ignorance Knowledge Prejudice Proof Richard Dawkins Science

34. “The way that other people judge me is none of my business.”

Tags : Judge Prejudice

35. “Is human dignity and human life so cheap that the rights protecting it can be traded away to appease the appetite for intimidation and prejudice of a vicious and self-centered group - for whatever reason, power, politics, nationalism, or unity?”

Tags : Appease Appetite Cheap Group Human Dignity Human Life Intimidation Nationalism Politics Power Prejudice Protecting Reason Rights Self Centred Traded Away Unity Vicious
Source : Bugspray

36. “How easily such a thing can become a mania, how the most normal and sensible of women once this passion to be thin is upon them, can lose completely their sense of balance and proportion and spend years dealing with this madness.”

Tags : Anger Cloud Comedy Descent Dysfunction Esteem Eyre Father Feeling Fifty Greed Hell Honesty Loneliness Lonely Loveless Mad Money Mother Pageant Passage Personal Regret Resurrect Revelation Sad Secrets Shades Sons Stars Steamy Strong Summits
Author : Kathryn Hurn
Source : HELL HEAVEN & IN-BETWEEN: One Woman's Journey to Finding Love

37. “Prejudice is not a symptom of stupidity. Nor is it a symptom of evil. It is merely a symptom of ignorance.”

Tags : Black In America Prejudice The Prophet Of Life
Source : Black In America: Essays and Poems about Racism in America on The 50th Anniversary of The March on Selma.

38. “I know that no matter how liberal or progressive I profess to be, no matter how successfully, how diligently I seek to be enlightened and nuanced in my understanding of the world and those around me, I know that there still is a tiny, virulent nugget, a germ of prejudice that exists deep within me — the product of those stereotypes and awful jokes of childhood and adolescence, and that it must always be powerfully held at bay by reason, understanding and love.”

Tags : African Americans Enlightenment Liberalism Prejudice Progressivism Race Race Relations Racism Understanding

39. “In the days when hyenas of hate suckle the babes of men, and jackals of hypocrisy pimp their mothers’ broken hearts, may children not look to demons of ignorance for hope.”

Tags : Believing In Love Bigotry Coexistence Coexisting Together Election Year Politics Extremism Gun Laws Gun Violence Hate Crimes Hatred Human Rights Day Humanity Hypocrisy Leadership Megalomania National History Day Nonviolent Conflict Resolution Police Shootings Political Commentary Political Corruption Politics Prejudice Presidential Election Xenophobia
Author : Aberjhani
Source : The River of Winged Dreams

40. “It's a scary world we live in when a person of color endorses a racist for president.”

Tags : African Americans Bias Biases Bigotry Campaign Discrimination Donald Trump Fear Fears Hate People Of Color Prejudice President Presidential Campaign Presidential Election Racism Racist Racists Trump

41. “An angry woman is a bitch. An angry man is strong, whereas, a sad man or a fearful man is a wimp. A sad or fearful woman is frail.”

Tags : Male And Female Perception Prejudice Relationships
Source : Not Like My Mother: Becoming a Sane Parent After Growing Up in a Crazy Family

42. “Es gibt zwei Sorten von Männern. Die einen verstehen 'etwas von Frauen', die anderen sind solche, die einfach 'Frauen verstehen'. Ich weiß nicht, welche Sorte mir verdächtiger ist.”

Tags : Clichés Empathy Gender Men Mysogyny Prejudice Understanding Women
Author : Sten Nadolny
Source : Netzkarte.

43. “I had brought from Paris the national prejudice against Italian music; but I had also received from nature that acute sensibility against which prejudices are powerless. I soon contracted the passion it inspires in all those born to understand it.”

Tags : Arts Culture Identity Prejudice
Source : Confessions

44. “Blaming therapy, social work and other caring professions for the confabulation of testimony of 'satanic ritual abuse' legitimated a programme of political and social action designed to contest the gains made by the women's movement and the child protection movement. In efforts to characterise social workers and therapists as hysterical zealots, 'satanic ritual abuse' was, quite literally, 'made fun of': it became the subject of scorn and ridicule as interest groups sought to discredit testimony of sexual abuse as a whole. The groundswell of support that such efforts gained amongst journalists, academics and the public suggests that the pleasures of disbelief found resonance far beyond the confines of social movements for people accused of sexual abuse. These pleasures were legitimised by a pseudo-scientific vocabulary of 'false memories' and 'moral panic' but as Daly (1999:219-20) points out 'the ultimate goal of ideology is to present itself in neutral, value-free terms as the very horizon of objectivity and to dismiss challenges to its order as the "merely ideological"'. The media spotlight has moved on and social movements for people accused of sexual abuse have lost considerable momentum. However, their rhetoric continues to reverberate throughout the echo chamber of online and 'old' media. Intimations of collusion between feminists and Christians in the concoction of 'satanic ritual abuse' continue to mobilise 'progressive' as well as 'conservative' sympathies for men accused of serious sexual offences and against the needs of victimised women and children. This chapter argues that, underlying the invocation of often contradictory rationalising tropes (ranging from calls for more scientific 'objectivity' in sexual abuse investigations to emotional descriptions of 'happy families' rent asunder by false allegations) is a collective and largely unarticulated pleasure; the catharthic release of sentiments and views about children and women that had otherwise become shameful in the aftermath of second wave feminism. It seems that, behind the veneer of public concern about child sexual abuse, traditional views about the incredibility of women's and children's testimony persist. 'Satanic ritual abuse has served as a lens through which these views have been rearticulated and reasserted at the very time that evidence of widespread and serious child sexual abuse has been consolidating. p60”

Tags : Accused Alleged Rapists Child Protection Child Sexual Abuse Disbelief False Allegations Feminism Feminist Hysterics Insensitivity Manipulation Offenders Organized Abuse Pedophilia Prejudice Pseudo Science Ridicule Satanic Panic Satanic Ritual Abuse Scorn Sexism Social Action Society Denial Stereotyping Victimised Women Women S Movement Zealots
Source : Organised Sexual Abuse

45. “Some things are more important than a rock show and this fight against prejudice and bigotry — which is happening as I write — is one of them.It is the strongest means I have for raising my voice in opposition to those who continue to push us backwards instead of forwards.”

Tags : Bigotry Lgbt Lgbt Rights Prejudice

46. “As you, my fans, know I’m scheduled to play in Greensboro, North Carolina this Sunday. As we also know, North Carolina has just passed HB2, which the media are referring to as the ‘bathroom’ law. HB2 — known officially as the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act — dictates which bathrooms transgender people are permitted to use. Just as important, the law also attacks the rights of LGBT citizens to sue when their human rights are violated in the workplace.No other group of North Carolinians faces such a burden. To my mind, it’s an attempt by people who cannot stand the progress our country has made in recognizing the human rights of all of our citizens to overturn that progress. Right now, there are many groups, businesses, and individuals in North Carolina working to oppose and overcome these negative developments.Taking all of this into account, I feel that this is a time for me and the band to show solidarity for those freedom fighters. As a result, and with deepest apologies to our dedicated fans in Greensboro, we have canceled our show scheduled for Sunday, April 10th. Some things are more important than a rock show and this fight against prejudice and bigotry — which is happening as I write — is one of them. It is the strongest means I have for raising my voice in opposition to those who continue to push us backwards instead of forwards.”

Tags : Bigotry Lgbt Lgbt Rights Prejudice

47. “You can try to defend discrimination on grounds that people are acting according to their conscience, but never forget that those same people may find it conscionable to discriminate against you next.”

Tags : Bias Biased Biases Bigot Bigotry Conscience Conscience And Attitude Discriminate Discriminating Discrimination Equality Freedom Of Religion Lgbt Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Lgbtqia Perception Perceptions Prejudice Prejudices Race Racism Religious Freedom

48. “When you enable bigotry against some people, you enable bigotry against us all.”

Tags : Bias Biased Biases Bigot Bigotry Bigots Civil Rights Discriminate Discriminating Discrimination Fairness Homophobia Inequality Lgbt Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Prejudice Prejudices Race Racism

49. “I've fought for religious freedom and I can tell you that anti-gay 'religious freedom' bills aren't it.”

Tags : Anti Gay Bias Biases Bigotry Discrimination Freedom Of Religion Hate Homophobia Lgbt Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Lgbtqia Lying Prejudice Religion Religious Freedom

50. “If you'd combat bigotry, use honest language and call things out for what they really are.”

Tags : Bigoted Bigotry Bigots Hate Hatred Honest Honesty Quotes Lgbt Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Lgbtqia Prejudice Prejudices Race Racism Sexism Xenophobia

51. “Only until all human beings begin to recognize themselves as human beings will prejudice be gone forever. People ask me what race I am, but there is no such thing as race. I just answer: "I’m a member of the human race.”

Tags : Activist Civil Rights Human Beings Human Race Human Rights Inspirational Attitude Prejudice Quotes Race Recognize Themselves Quote

52. “Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.”

Tags : Prejudice Pride Vanity
Author : Jane Austen
Source : Pride and Prejudice

53. “There are abusive individuals whose worst little demons are greed, sloth,envy, gluttony, pride and wrath enslaved by their god which is money. They usually set their false assumptions, wrong judgments, gossips and lies forceful than the ones who hold the truth but what they missed out is that the victims of their aggressions, the targets of their wrong accusations and the recipients of their repetitive harassments carry what is truly essential and what lives longer, that is: truth and goodness, both of which shall always prevail against their vicious, evil manners.”

Tags : Anti Violence Coping Mechanism Evil False Accusations Greed Harassment Misjudgment Prejudice Respect Truth
Source : Landscapes of a Heart, Whispers of a Soul

54. “Mental illness People assume you aren’t sick unless they see the sickness on your skin like scars forming a map of all the ways you’re hurting. My heart is a prison of Have you tried?s Have you tried exercising? Have you tried eating better? Have you tried not being sad, not being sick? Have you tried being more like me? Have you tried shutting up? Yes, I have tried. Yes, I am still trying, and yes, I am still sick. Sometimes monsters are invisible, and sometimes demons attack you from the inside. Just because you cannot see the claws and the teeth does not mean they aren’t ripping through me. Pain does not need to be seen to be felt. Telling me there is no problem won’t solve the problem. This is not how miracles are born. This is not how sickness works.”

Tags : Chronic Illness Chronic Pain Emotional Pain Invisible Illness Mental Disorder Mental Health Mental Illness Misunderstood Pain Poem Prejudice Stigma
Author : Emm Roy
Source : The First Step

55. “I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.”

Tags : Insecurity Prejudice

56. “One of the best ways you can fight discrimination is by taking good care of yourself. Your survival is not just important; it's an act of revolution.”

Tags : Bias Biases Discriminating Discrimination Gay Rights Gender Gender Inequality Homophobia Lgbt Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Patriarchy Prejudice Race Race And Racism In America Race In America Race Relations Racism Sexism

57. “Every culture has its southerners -- people who work as little as they can, preferring to dance, drink, sing brawl, kill their unfaithful spouses; who have livelier gestures, more lustrous eyes, more colorful garments, more fancifully decorated vehicles, a wonderful sense of rhythm, and charm, charm, charm; unambitious, no, lazy, ignorant, superstitious, uninhibited people, never on time, conspicuously poorer (how could it be otherwise, say the northerners); who for all their poverty and squalor lead enviable lives -- envied, that is, by work-driven, sensually inhibted, less corruptly governed northerners. We are superior to them, say the northerners, clearly superior. We do not shirk our duties or tell lies as a matter of course, we work hard, we are punctual, we keep reliable accounts. But they have more fun than we do ... They caution[ed] themselves as people do who know they are part of a superior culture: we mustn't let ourselves go, mustn't descend to the level of the ... jungle, street, bush, bog, hills, outback (take your pick). For if you start dancing on tables, fanning yourself, feeling sleepy when you pick up a book, developing a sense of rhythm, making love whenever you feel like it -- then you know. The south has got you.”

Tags : Clichés Culture North North And South Northerners Perceptions Prejudice Regions Society South Southerners Stereotypes Superiority
Author : Susan Sontag
Source : The Volcano Lover: A Romance

58. “She sang, as requested. There was much about love in the ballad: faithful love that refused to abandon its object; love that disaster could not shake; love that, in calamity, waxed fonder, in poverty clung closer. The words were set to a fine old air -- in themselves they were simple and sweet: perhaps, when read, they wanted force; when well sung, they wanted nothing. Shirley sang them well: she breathed into the feeling, softness, she poured round the passion, force: her voice was fine that evening; its expression dramatic: she impressed all, and charmed one.On leaving the instrument, she went to the fire, and sat down on a seat -- semi-stool, semi-cushion: the ladies were round her -- none of them spoke. The Misses Sympson and the Misses Nunnely looked upon her, as quiet poultry might look on an egret, an ibis, or any other strange fowl. What made her sing so? They never sang so. Was it proper to sing with such expression, with such originality -- so unlike a school girl? Decidedly not: it was strange, it was unusual. What was strange must be wrong; what was unusual must be improper. Shirley was judged.”

Tags : Devotion Expectations Expression Faithfulness Feeling Fidelity Gender Gift Hypocrisy Jealousy Judgment Love Morality Music Musicality Passion Preconceptions Prejudice Propriety Rejection Singing Social Norms Society Talent Understanding Women
Source : Shirley

59. “When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity.”

Tags : Logic People Prejudice Pride Relationships Vanity
Author : Dale Carnegie
Source : How to Win Friends and Influence People

60. “The Monster Ball is by nature a protest: A youth church experience to speak out and celebrate against all forms of discrimination + prejudice.”

Tags : Ball Discrimination Gaga Lady Monster Music Prejudice Protest
Author : Lady Gaga

61. “Just when you see a kid selling a mascot,If you don't buy it because he winks, Not only that will be considered a "boycott",Xenophobically, it will also be a jinx!”

Tags : Acrostic Bad Luck Boycott Commerce Faciak Expression Fiction Funny Jinx Joke Kid Luck Mascot Poem Poetry Prejudice Pun Sports Strangeness Superstitious Weirdo Winky Xenophobic
Source : ACross Tic

62. “Let the whole world tag you wrongly, brand you with evil and create a different you, and let God give you a solemn tag of dignity and see you differently, you have no problem at all!”

Tags : Detractors Dignity Quotes Don T Misplace Priorities Prejudice Pride And Prejudice Purposeful Living Stay Focused Vision In Life

63. “There will always be haters. And the more you grow the more they hate; the more they hate the more you grow.”

Tags : Envy Failure Grow Haters Ignorance Jealousy People Prejudice Pride Prosper Stay Behind Succeed

64. “If you are going to judge others it is wisest to do so individually not collectively and on your own direct experience of them personally. But first - and throughout - examine yourself closely. Blurred vision can often occur due to the lens, perspective and perceptions of the viewer projected onto the object that it sees. Be wary of taking to the judges seat. Above all meet at treat yourself and everyone else mindfully, compassionately with humanity.”

Tags : Acceptance Of Oneself Acceptance Of Others Assumptions Compassion Empathy Humanity Individuality Judge Judgement Judging Others Kindness Motivational Quotes Openness Perspective Prejudice Projection Projections Quotes On Empathy Rasheed Ogunlaru Quotes Self Awareness Self Reflection Treating Others Like You Viewpoints Views

65. “How you look at it is pretty much how you'll see it”

Tags : Beliefs Conditioning Cultural Differences Foresight Hindsight Motivational Quotes Prejudice Programming Rasheed Ogunlaru Quotes Seeing Perspective Values Vision

66. “This world that we live in would be perfect if there were less prejudice and people who think they are better than others.”

Tags : Black And White Prejudice Racism In America

67. “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”

Tags : Character Dream Inspirational Prejudice Race

68. “People are almost always better than their neighbors think they are.”

Tags : Character Libel Neighbor People Prejudice Reputation Rumor Slander Truth
Author : George Eliot
Source : Middlemarch

69. “House rule number nine. No roach shall drink or eat out of the good cups in the kitchen. The plastic cups are in the pantry.”

Tags : Classism Condescending Discrimination Domination And Attitude Domination Conquest Imperialism Genocide Harriet The Maid House Rules Prejudice Racial Prejudice Racial Superiority Racism In America Racism Quote Roaches Servant Slavery Quotes Subservience Subservient Teen Roach
Source : Teen Roach

70. “An outrageous instinct to love and be loved blinded your arms to lines of propriety––Women and Men, Christians and Jews, Muslims and Buddhists, white, black, red, brown. An outrageous instinct to love and be loved executed your brain every hour on the hour.”

Tags : Buddhism Christianity Conquering Depression Defeating Depression Depression Recovery Human Nature Humanity Intolerance Islam Love Multiculturalism Prejudice Religion Spirituality Suicide Tolerance Unconditonal Love World Suicide Prevention Day
Author : Aberjhani
Source : The River of Winged Dreams

71. “On either side of a potentially violent conflict, an opportunity exists to exercise compassion and diminish fear based on recognition of each other's humanity. Without such recognition, fear fueled by uninformed assumptions, cultural prejudice, desperation to meet basic human needs, or the panicked uncertainty of the moment explodes into violence.”

Tags : Antiracism Assumptions Compassion Compassion Heals Lives Cultural Diversity Global Community Nonviolence Opportunity Quotes Panic Peacism Polarization Police Reform Police Shootings Slpendid Literarium Stop Killing Each Other Terrorism Terrorists Trust Uncertainty Waging Peace War Xenophobia
Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

72. “Don't walk in my head with your dirty feet.”

Tags : Influence Prejudice
Author : Leo Buscaglia
Source : Living Loving and Learning

73. “Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.”

Tags : Adolescence Attributed Prejudice

74. “Someone has said that it requires less mental effort to condemn than to think.”

Tags : Bigotry Independent Thought Prejudice
Author : Emma Goldman

75. “Prejudice, a dirty word, and faith, a clean one, have something in common: they both begin where reason ends.”

Tags : Faith Prejudice Reason
Author : Harper Lee
Source : Go Set a Watchman

76. “Rather than swallowing our pride and simply asking what we do not know, we choose to fill in the blanks ourselves and later become humbled. Wisdom was often, in its youth, proven foolish, and ones humiliated were meant to become wise.”

Tags : Answers Assumption Becoming Becoming Better Bias Blank College Conscience Development Education Exam False Knowledge Fill In The Blank Gossip Humility Inquiry Intelligence Judgment Mercy Prejudice Questions Reckless Respect Risk School Slander Test Youth
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Healology

77. “Truth stings; it takes the strong to face the truth.”

Tags : Bias Friends Honesty Humanity Humans Imaginations Impartial Inside Ourselves Insight Insightful Life Love Meaning Objectivity Philosophy Reflective Science Social Commentary Social Science Society Truth Truth Seeker

78. “[J]ust the sight of this book, even though it was of no authority, made me wonder how it happened that so many different men – and learned men among them – have been and are so inclined to express both in speaking and in their treatises and writings so many wicked insults about women and their behaviour. Not only one or two ... but, more generally, from the treatises of all philosophers and poets and from all the orators – it would take too long to mention their names – it seems that they all speak from one and the same mouth. Thinking deeply about these matters, I began to examine my character and conduct as a natural woman and, similarly, I considered other women whose company I frequently kept, princesses, great ladies, women of the middle and lower classes, who had graciously told me of their most private and intimate thoughts, hoping that I could judge impartially and in good conscience whether the testimony of so many notable men could be true. To the best of my knowledge, no matter how long I confronted or dissected the problem, I could not see or realise how their claims could be true when compared to the natural behaviour and character of women.”

Tags : Behaviour Books Character Clichés Conduct Double Standards Empowerment Expectations Feminism Gender Hypocrisy Impartiality Inequality Insults Men Misogyny Morality Preconceptions Prejudice Reality Check Slander Social Norms Stereotypes Women
Source : The Book of the City of Ladies

79. “Fat-bashing in all its varied forms–criticism, exclusion, shaming, fat talk, self-deprecation, jokes, gossip, bullying–is one of the last acceptable forms of prejudice. From a very young age, before they can walk away or defend themselves, women are taught that they are how they look, not what they do or what they know. (1)”

Tags : Fat Fat Bashing Girls Overweight Prejudice Self Esteem Self Image Weight Women
Source : Good Girls Don't Get Fat: How Weight Obsession Is Messing Up Our Girls and How We Can Help Them Thrive Despite It

80. “Liberating a prejudiced mind from its preconceived notions and scripting a life of purposefulness requires constant postulation, observation, evaluation, and synthesizing.”

Tags : Liberation Observation Personal Development Personal Growth Personal Growth Quotes Postulation Prejudice Purpose Driven Life Purposeful Living
Source : Dead Toad Scrolls

81. “Causing any damage or harm to one party in order to help another party is not justice, and likewise, attacking all feminine conduct [in order to warn men away from individual women who are deceitful] is contrary to the truth, just as I will show you with a hypothetical case. Let us suppose they did this intending to draw fools away from foolishness. It would be as if I attacked fire -- a very good and necessary element nevertheless -- because some people burnt themselves, or water because someone drowned. The same can be said of all good things which can be used well or used badly. But one must not attack them if fools abuse them.”

Tags : Abuse Argument Clichés Conduct Damage Danger Double Standards Fire Foolishness Gender Hypocrisy Individuality Men Misogyny Misrepresentation Morality One Sidedness Perceptions Prejudice Social Norms Stereotypes Truth Water Women
Source : The Book of the City of Ladies

82. “The man or the woman in whom resides greater virtue is the higher; neither the loftiness nor the lowliness of a person lies in the body according to the sex, but in the perfection of conduct and virtues.”

Tags : Clichés Conduct Double Standards Empowerment Equality Gender Hypocrisy Men Misogyny Morality Perception Prejudice Social Norms Superiority Virtue Women
Source : The Book of the City of Ladies

83. “Never judge others. You both know good and well how unexpected events can change who a person is. Always keep that in mind. You never know what someone else is experiencing within their own life.”

Tags : Judgement Prejudice
Source : Slammed

84. “Many journalists now are no more than channelers and echoers of what George Orwell called the 'official truth'. They simply cipher and transmit lies. It really grieves me that so many of my fellow journalists can be so manipulated that they become really what the French describe as 'functionaires', functionaries, not journalists. Many journalists become very defensive when you suggest to them that they are anything but impartial and objective. The problem with those words 'impartiality' and 'objectivity' is that they have lost their dictionary meaning. They've been taken over... [they] now mean the establishment point of view... Journalists don't sit down and think, 'I'm now going to speak for the establishment.' Of course not. But they internalise a whole set of assumptions, and one of the most potent assumptions is that the world should be seen in terms of its usefulness to the West, not humanity.”

Tags : Bias Journalism Media Politics Prejudice
Author : John Pilger

85. “Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.”

Tags : Education Prejudice
Source : Jane Eyre

86. “If someone is able to show me that what I think or do is not right, I will happily change, for I seek the truth, by which no one was ever truly harmed. It is the person who continues in his self-deception and ignorance who is harmed.”

Tags : Open Mindedness Prejudice Truth
Source : Meditations

87. “Love is too precious to be ashamed of.”

Tags : Happiness Inspirational Love Prejudice Romance
Source : A Stroke of Midnight

88. “Even god doesn't propose to judge a man till his last days, why should you and I?”

Tags : Judgemental Prejudice
Author : Dale Carnegie

89. “That is just the way with some people. They get down on a thing when they don’t know nothing about it.”

Tags : Knowledge People Prejudice
Author : Mark Twain
Source : The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

90. “You can't dwell on what might have been...and it's not fair to condemn him for something he hasn't done.”

Tags : Grandpa Chet Inspirational Prejudice Wisdom
Source : Flipped

91. “I would rather be a man of paradoxes than a man of prejudices.”

Tags : Paradoxes Prejudice
Source : Emile or On Education

92. “Adieu to disappointment and spleen. What are men to rocks and mountains?”

Tags : Men Mountains Prejudice Pride Rocks
Author : Jane Austen
Source : Pride and Prejudice

93. “Please don't be too prejudiced against the poor thing because she's a liar. I do really believe that, like so many liars, there is a real substratum of truth behind her lies. I mean that though, to take an instance, her atrocity stories have grown and grown until every kind of unpleasant story that has ever appeared in print has happened to her or her relations personally, she did have a bad shock initially and did see one, at least, of her relations killed. I think a lot of these displaced persons feel, perhaps justly, that their claim to our notice and sympathy lies in their atrocity value and so they exaggerate and invent.”

Tags : Atrocity Exaggeration Lies Prejudice Sympathy Truth
Source : A Murder Is Announced

94. “Why is the determination to fight against a prejudice a sure sign that one is full of it? Such a determination necessarily arises from an obsession. It constitutes an utterly sterile effort to get rid of it. In such a case the light of attention is the only thing which is effective, and it is not compatible with a polemical intention.”

Tags : Attention Prejudice
Author : Simone Weil
Source : Gravity and Grace

95. “I want to do what little I can to make my country truly free, to broaden the intellectual horizon of our people, to destroy the prejudices born of ignorance and fear, to do away with the blind worship of the ignoble past, with the idea that all the great and good are dead, that the living are totally depraved, that all pleasures are sins, that sighs and groans are alone pleasing to God, that thought is dangerous, that intellectual courage is a crime, that cowardice is a virtue, that a certain belief is necessary to secure salvation, that to carry a cross in this world will give us a palm in the next, and that we must allow some priest to be the pilot of our souls.”

Tags : Belief Blind Courage Cowardice Crime Cross Dead Depraved Destroy Fear Good Great Ignorance Intellect Living Past People Pilot Pleasure Prejudice Priest Salvation Sigh Want Worship
Source : Some Mistakes of Moses

96. “Let a prejudice be bequeathed, carried in the air, adopted by hearsay, caught in through the eye,–however it may come, these minds will give it a habitation; it is something to assert strongly and bravely, something to fill up the void of spontaneous ideas, something to impose on others with the authority of conscious right; it is at once a staff and a baton.”

Tags : Boobus Americanus Bourgeois Indulgence Identity Intellectual Laziness Prejudice Self Righteousness
Author : George Eliot
Source : The Mill on the Floss

97. “The most obvious and the most distinctive features of the History of Civilisation, during the last fifty years, is the wonderful increase of industrial production by the application of machinery, the improvement of old technical processes and the invention of new ones, accompanied by an even more remarkable development of old and new means of locomotion and intercommunication. By this rapid and vast multiplication of the commodities and conveniences of existence, the general standard of comfort has been raised, the ravages of pestilence and famine have been checked, and the natural obstacles, which time and space offer to mutual intercourse, have been reduced in a manner, and to an extent, unknown to former ages. The diminution or removal of local ignorance and prejudice, the creation of common interests among the most widely separated peoples, and the strengthening of the forces of the organisation of the commonwealth against those of political or social anarchy, thus effected, have exerted an influence on the present and future fortunes of mankind the full significance of which may be divined, but cannot, as yet, be estimated at its full value.”

Tags : Anarchy Civilization Comfort Development Famine Forces Fortune Future History Ignorance Improvement Increase Influence Intercommunication Invention Locomotion Machinery Mankind Obstacles Pestilence Prejudice Production Significance Value
Source : The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century

98. “The state does not oppose the freedom of people to express their particular cultural attachments, but nor does it nurture such expression—rather [...] it responds with 'benign neglect' [....] The members of ethnic and national groups are protected against discrimination and prejudice, and they are free to maintain whatever part of their ethnic heritage or identity they wish, consistent with the rights of others. But their efforts are purely private, and it is not the place of public agencies to attach legal identities or disabilities to cultural membership or ethnic identity. This separation of state and ethnicity precludes any legal or governmental recognition of ethnic groups, or any use of ethnic criteria in the distribution of rights, resources, and duties.”

Tags : Culture Discrimination Ethnicity Individuals Liberalism Liberties Multiculturalism Nations Neutrality Prejudice States
Author : Will Kymlicka
Source : Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

99. “I am usually able to tolerate all kinds of victims of indoctrination except those who have been infected with xenophobia, racism, or homophobia.”

Tags : Apartheid Bigot Bigotry Church Churches Countries Country Gay Gays Glbt Hate Hatred Judge Judgement Judgment Lesbian Lesbians Lgbt Nationality Preconceived Prejudice Racism Religion Segregate Tolerance Xenophobe

100. “And yet it had come to this: a cult that followed a dogmatic hard line of exclusion and repression, believed its teachings alone were the way that others must follow, and claimed special knowledge of something that had happened more than five centuries ago. It did nothing to soften its rigid stance, nothing to heal wounds that it had helped to create by deliberately shunning people of other Races, and nothing to explore the possibility of other beliefs. It held its ground even in the face of hard evidence that perhaps it had misjudged and refused to consider that it was courting a danger that might destroy everyone. p96”

Tags : Intolerance Prejudice Racism
Author : Terry Brooks
Source : Bearers of the Black Staff

101. “Words not only reflect a person's thoughts and beliefs, but, through their use, can shape a person's values, beliefs, and actions, making them prejudiced without them even realizing it. That means it's not just the case that actions speak louder than words. It's also true, in this society rife with institutionalized discrimination, that results speak louder than intent.”

Tags : Actions Beliefs Discrimination Intent Intention Prejudice Racism Words Have Power

102. “Press conference [on the movie Carrington] yielded the usual crop of daftness. I've been asked if I related personally to Carrington's tortured relationship with sex and replied that no, not really, I'd had a very pleasant time since I was fifteen. This elicited very disapproving copy from the Brits ... No wonder people think we don't have sex in England.”

Tags : Actors Dora Carrington Expectations Identification Inhibitions Morality Movies Prejudice Prudishness Sexuality
Author : Emma Thompson
Source : The Sense and Sensibility Screenplay and Diaries: Bringing Jane Austen's Novel to Film

103. “Discrimination is discrimination, even when people claim it's "free speech.”

Tags : Bias Biased Biased Opinion Biases Bigotry Discriminate Discriminating Discrimination First Amendment Free Speech Freedom Of Speech Hate Homophobia Lgbt Lgbtq Lgbtqia Prejudice Prejudices Racism Racist

104. “Prejudice plunges you into a world of fear and hate. That's no way to live.”

Tags : Bigot Bigoted Bigotry Discrimination Fear Hate Hatred Homophobia Lgbt Lgbtq Prejudice Prejudices Queerness Racism Racist

105. “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.”

Tags : Civil Rights Cultural Differences Equality Of Cultures Ethnic Humility Gay Rights Homosexuality Martin Luther King Jr Political Correctness Politics Prejudice Racism In America Religious Tolerance

106. “After all, it’s pretty hard to be prejudiced against blacks and gays when you’re a-okay with Klingons and the Green Men of Mars.”

Tags : Blacks Gays Green Men Of Mars Klingons Prejudice
Author : Lou Anders

107. “Whites saying "make America white again" is like millionaires saying "make the wealthy rich again.”

Tags : Bigotry Ethnocentrism Hate Prejudice Prejudices Privilege Privileged Privileges Race Racism Rich Self Awareness Self Delusion United States United States Of America Wealth Wealthy White White People White Privilege

108. “People often call fighting discrimination being "PC" because they don't want their own unearned privileges challenged.”

Tags : Discrimination Political Correctness Power Prejudice Privilege Privileges Racism Racism In America Racism Quote

109. “When we forget our essential similarities, we forget how to get along, and that cannot but lead to prejudice, discrimination, and eventually, conflict.”

Tags : Conflict Discrimination Equality Of Cultures Magic Vs Muggle Prejudice Profound Social Commentary
Source : James Potter and the Hall of Elders' Crossing

110. “Prejudice begets prejudice, you see. Knowledge does not always evolve into wisdom.”

Tags : Akata Witch Knowledge Nnedi Okorafor Prejudice Wisdom
Source : Akata Witch

111. “In my opinion, defining intelligence is much like defining beauty, and I don’t mean that it’s in the eye of the beholder. To illustrate, let’s say that you are the only beholder, and your word is final. Would you be able to choose the 1000 most beautiful women in the country? And if that sounds impossible, consider this: Say you’re now looking at your picks. Could you compare them to each other and say which one is more beautiful? For example, who is more beautiful— Katie Holmes or Angelina Jolie? How about Angelina Jolie or Catherine Zeta-Jones? I think intelligence is like this. So many factors are involved that attempts to measure it are useless. Not that IQ tests are useless. Far from it. Good tests work: They measure a variety of mental abilities, and the best tests do it well. But they don’t measure intelligence itself.”

Tags : Analytics Bias Brilliance Brilliant Genius Gifted Gifted People Giftedness Inspirational Intelligence Iq Math Mathematics Mental Motivational Prejudice Psychology Science Statistics Test

112. “...some patients resist the diagnosis of a post-traumatic disorder. They may feel stigmatized by any psychiatric diagnosis or wish to deny their condition out of a sense of pride. Some people feel that acknowledging psychological harm grants a moral victory to the perpetrator, in a way that acknowledging physical harm does not.”

Tags : Defeat Defeated Healing Healing From Abuse Labelling Male Survivor Mental Health Mental Health Stigma Mental Illness Political Refugees Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Powerlessness Prejudice Pride Psychotherapy Ptsd Self Stigma Stigma Therapy Torture Survivors Tortured Trauma Traumatic Experiences
Source : Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence - From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror

113. “When you meet someone, and you find that they are prejudiced against your kind, it might be your chance, not to confirm, but to be the one to finally change their mind.”

Tags : Bigotry Encouraging Enemies Friendship Inspirational Kindness Love Love Your Enemies Motivational Patience Peace Prejudice Racism Relationship Sexism Stereotypes Unconditional Love
Author : Criss Jami

114. “Prejudice is an act of violence.”

Tags : Act Bias Bigot Bigotry Discriminate Discrimination Equality Judge Judgement Judgment Justice Kamand Kamand Kojouri Kojouri Predispose Prejudice Quote Right Truth Violence Violent Wrong

115. “When you are being judged by someone that has no idea who you are always remember this: Dogs always bark at strangers and usually there is always some wacko neighbor that wants to try out their new gun on an intruder.”

Tags : Bias Bigotry Blinded Discriminatin Dogs Hatred Humor Ignorance Judgement Neighbors Not Caring Prejudice Sarcasim Self Absorbed Stay Positive Strangers Uneducated Wacko Witch Hunts

116. “Ik dacht vroeger ook, dat de jodenhaat alles met Christus had te maken, maar dat is niet zo; die was er ver vóór Christus ook al, er worden alleen steeds nieuwe redenen voor bedacht: dat ze rijk en patserig zijn, dat ze arm en smerig zijn, dat ze aan de touwtjes van het plutocratische grootkapitalisme trekken, dat ze revolutionairen zijn en het communisme op hun geweten hebben, dat ze geen vaderland bezitten, dat ze hun vaderland herinrichten,-alles is goed, als het maar slecht is.”

Tags : Antisemitism Bad Good Prejudice
Author : Harry Mulisch
Source : The Discovery of Heaven

117. “As a rule, theologians know nothing of this world, and far less of the next; but they have the power of stating the most absurd propositions with faces solemn as stupidity touched by fear.It is a part of their business to malign and vilify the Voltaires, Humes, Paines, Humboldts, Tyndalls, Haeckels, Darwins, Spencers, and Drapers, and to bow with uncovered heads before the murderers, adulterers, and persecutors of the world. They are, for the most part, engaged in poisoning the minds of the young, prejudicing children against science, teaching the astronomy and geology of the bible, and inducing all to desert the sublime standard of reason.”

Tags : Adulterers Afterlife Alexander Humboldt Alexander Von Humboldt Astronomy Charles Darwin Children Science Darwin David Hume Draper Ernst Haeckel Fear Herbert Spencer Humboldt Hume John Draper John Tyndall Knowledge Paine Persecutors Power Prejudice Propositions Reason Spencer Stupidity Theologians Theology Vilify Voltaire World
Source : Some Mistakes of Moses

118. “There are, and always have been, destructive pseudo-scientific notions linked to race and religion; these are the most widespread and damaging. Hopefully, educated people can succeed in shedding light into these areas of prejudice and ignorance, for as Voltaire once said: 'Men will commit atrocities as long as they believe absurdities.”

Tags : Damage Destructive Education Ignorance Prejudice Pseudo Science Race Voltaire

119. “I suspect that in this comprehensive and (may I say) commonplace censure, you are not judging from yourself, but from prejudiced persons, whose opinions you have been in the habit of hearing. It is impossible that your own observation can have given you much knowledge of the clergy. You can have been personally acquainted with very few of a set of men you condemn so conclusively.”

Tags : Judgment Judgmental Opinion Prejudice Stereotypes
Author : Jane Austen

120. “They call good evil and evil good. There are those who are so easily offended that they lose their ability to ever discern any truth, and this is often derived from a sort of frenzy by way of their own masked prejudice.”

Tags : Coward Discernment Dishonesty Evil Facts Fake Outrage Frenzy Good Honesty Immorality Judgmental Logic Mask Moral Compass Morality Offended Outrage Prejudice Reason Truth
Author : Criss Jami

121. “Prejudice is a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.”

Tags : Opinion Prejudice

122. “[Responding to the Bishop of Oxford, Samuel Wilberforce's question whether he traced his descent from an ape on his mother's or his father's side]A man has no reason to be ashamed of having an ape for his grandfather. If there were an ancestor whom I should feel shame in recalling it would rather be a man—a man of restless and versatile intellect—who … plunges into scientific questions with which he has no real acquaintance, only to obscure them by an aimless rhetoric, and distract the attention of his hearers from the real point at issue by eloquent digressions and skilled appeals to religious prejudice.”

Tags : Aimless Ape Discussion Evolution Inspirational Nature Obstruction Preference Prejudice Purpose Question Religious Prejudice Rhetoric Ridicule Science Scientific

123. “Take lightly what you hear about individuals. We need not distort trust for our paltry little political agendas. We tend to trust soulless, carried information more than we trust soulful human beings; but really most people aren't so bad once you sit down and have an honest, one-on-one conversation with them, once, with an open heart, you listen to their explanations as to why they act the way they act, or say what they say, or do what they do.”

Tags : Acceptance Authenticity Belief Bias Emotion Faith Feeling Forgiveness Friendship Grace Hear Say Honesty Humanity Libel Media Mercy Misunderstanding Misunderstood Open Heart Peace People Personal Prosperity Psychiatrist Racism Relationship Sympathy Technology Trust Truth Understanding Others
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Healology

124. “Some people tend to throw your love to the dogs when you become totally submissive to them, but when you want to get out of the heat, they pull you back into the kitchen.”

Tags : Abandoned Awkward Destruction Downgrading Falling In Love Food For Thought Heat Hubris Hurt Loathsome Love Love Affair Mockery Nasty Obnoxious Prejudice Rejection Snobbish Strata Submission

125. “In this chapter I restrict myself to exploring the nature of the amnesia which is reported between personality states in most people who are diagnosed with DID. Note that this is not an explicit diagnostic criterion, although such amnesia features strongly in the public view of DID, particularly in the form of the fugue-like conditions depicted in films of the condition, such as The Three Faces of Eve (1957). Typically, when one personality state, or ‘alter’, takes over from another, they have no idea what happened just before. They report having lost time, and often will have no idea where they are or how they got there. However, this is not a universal feature of DID. It happens that with certain individuals with DID, one personality state can retrieve what happened when another was in control. In other cases we have what is described as ‘co-consciousness’ where one personality state can apparently monitor what is happening when another personality state is in control and, in certain circumstances, can take over the conversation.”

Tags : Alters Amnesia Consciousness Diagnosing Diagnosis Did Dissociation Dissociative Amnesia Dissociative Disorder Dissociative Identity Disorder Dsm Exception To The Rule Forgetfulness Fugue Memory Mental Illness Misdiagnosis Misunderstanding Multiple Personalities Multiple Personality Disorder Personality Switch States Of Consciousness Stereotypes Stigma Switching
Author : John Morton
Source : Trauma, Dissociation and Multiplicity: Working on Identity and Selves

126. “Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.”

Tags : Aristotle Men Misconceptions Prejudice Science Women
Source : The Impact of Science on Society

127. “Sorry, folks, but the maximum occupancy is seventy-five,” Albert said. Then he spotted Jack. “Jack, how’s it going?”“What? Oh, fine.” Jack was confused as to how to proceed. He didn’t want to wait in line if Brianna wasn’t even inside.“You look like a man with a question,” Albert prompted.“Well, I’m kind of looking for Brianna. We had this…it’s a…tech thing. You wouldn’t understand.”“Breeze is already inside.”One of the kids in the line said, “Of course she is, she’s a freak. They always get in.”A second kid nodded. “Yeah, the freaks don’t wait in lines. Bet she didn’t have to pay, either.”Albert said, “Hey, she got here a little before you guys did and she waited. And she paid.” Then to Jack. “Go ahead in.”“See?” the first kid crowed. “He’s one, too.”“Dude, he set up my sound system,” Albert said. “What have you done for me other than stand here and bust on me?”

Tags : Albert Breeze Brianna Club Freak Jack Line Prejudice
Author : Michael Grant
Source : Hunger

128. “Every time you feel like mocking a person you disagree with politically by implying that they are mentally ill, I want you to instead imagine you are talking to every single person who actually is mentally ill and telling them they are worthless. That's how it makes mentally ill people feel. Doesn't seem very progressive now does it?”

Tags : Crazy Labelling Mental Disorder Mental Disorder Bias Mental Health Stigma Mental Illness Discrimination Mentally Disturbed Mocking Politics Prejudice Progressive Stigma Stigmatization Stigmatized Worthlessness
Author : Ariel Howland

129. “My Lady, you certainly tell me about wonderful constancy, strength and virtue and firmness of women, so can one say the same thing about men? (...)Response [by Lady Rectitude]: "Fair sweet friend, have you not yet heard the saying that the fool sees well enough a small cut in the face of his neighbour, but he disregards the great gaping one above his own eye? I will show you the great contradiction in what the men say about the changeability and inconstancy of women. It is true that they all generally insist that women are very frail [= fickle] by nature. And since they accuse women of frailty, one would suppose that they themselves take care to maintain a reputation for constancy, or at the very least, that the women are indeed less so than they are themselves. And yet, it is obvious that they demand of women greater constancy than they themselves have, for they who claim to be of this strong and noble condition cannot refrain from a whole number of very great defects and sins, and not out of ignorance, either, but out of pure malice, knowing well how badly they are misbehaving. But all this they excuse in themselves and say that it is in the nature of man to sin, yet if it so happens that any women stray into any misdeed (of which they themselves are the cause by their great power and longhandedness), then it's suddenly all frailty and inconstancy, they claim. But it seems to me that since they do call women frail, they should not support that frailty, and not ascribe to them as a great crime what in themselves they merely consider a little defect.”

Tags : Clichés Constancy Double Standards Empowerment Feminism Firmness Frailty Gender Hypocrisy Inequality Men Misogyny Morality Preconceptions Prejudice Sin Slander Social Norms Stereotypes Strength Of Character Vice Virtue Women
Source : The Book of the City of Ladies

130. “[I]f you seek in every way to minimise my firm beliefs by your anti-feminist attacks, please recall that a small dagger or knife point can pierce a great, bulging sack and that a small fly can attack a great lion and speedily put him to flight.”

Tags : Attacks Beliefs Clichés Convictions Dignity Double Standards Feminism Gender Hypocrisy Insults Men Misogyny Preconceptions Prejudice Repartee Self Esteem Self Importance Slander Stereotypes Wit Women
Source : Le Débat Sur Le Roman De La Rose

131. “[S]ince you are angry at me without reason, you attack me harshly with, "Oh outrageous presumption! Oh excessively foolish pride! Oh opinion uttered too quickly and thoughtlessly by the mouth of a woman! A woman who condemns a man of high understanding and dedicated study, a man who, by great labour and mature deliberation, has made the very noble book of the Rose, which surpasses all others that were ever written in French. When you have read this book a hundred times, provided you have understood the greater part of it, you will discover that you could never have put your time and intellect to better use!" My answer: Oh man deceived by willful opinion! I could assuredly answer but I prefer not to do it with insult, although, groundlessly, you yourself slander me with ugly accusations. Oh darkened understanding! Oh perverted knowledge ... A simple little housewife sustained by the doctrine of Holy Church could criticise your error!”

Tags : Attacks Beliefs Clichés Convictions Dignity Double Standards Feminism Gender Hypocrisy Insults Men Misogyny Preconceptions Prejudice Repartee Self Esteem Self Importance Slander Stereotypes Wit Women
Source : Le Débat Sur Le Roman De La Rose

132. “People who label erotica writers as sluts/men-whores remind me of the mob that once condemned smart women as witches. Mankind has not evolved much.”

Tags : Erotica Prejudice Stupidity Women Writer
Author : Anna Bayes

133. “He in whom the love of repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the first political party he meets — most likely his father's. He gets rest, commodity, and reputation; but he shuts the door of truth.”

Tags : Closed Mindedness Convenience Enlightenment Narrow Mindedness Philosophy Politics Prejudice Prejudices Truth

134. “Privilege doesn't just insulate people from the consequences of their prejudice, it cuts them off from their humanity.”

Tags : Consequence Consequences Discriminate Discriminating Discrimination Discrimination Quotes Hate Hatred Homophobia Humanity Humanity Quotes Insulate Insulation Lgbt Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Prejudice Prejudices Privilege Privileged Privileges Race Racism Sexism

135. “If the hard workers be ever appraised honestly by the organisation’s head, then the history would have never witnessed the case of the hands being cut-off of the workforce who created the huge structure.”

Tags : Appreciation Bias Cheat Corporate Cunning Diligent Evident Factual Hr Department Hypocrisy Hypocrite Hypocrite People Inspiring Inspiring Thoughts Mental Make Up Mindset Money Minded Personality Quote Of The Day Shrewd True Mentor Work Culture
Author : Anuj Somany

136. “There is no need for us all to be alike and think the same way, neither do we need a common enemy to force us to come together and reach out to each other. If we allow ourselves and everyone else the freedom to fully individuate as spiritual beings in human form, there will be no need for us to be forced by worldly circumstances to take hands and stand together. Our souls will automatically want to flock together, like moths to the flame of our shared Divinity, yet each with wings covered in the glimmering colors and unique patterns of our individual human expression.”

Tags : Alike Coercion Community Cooperation Divinity Divinity Within Faith Follow Your Bliss Follow Your Dreams Freedom Of Choice Group Think Groupthink Indentity Individualism Individuation Indivuality Intolerance Prejudice Sameness Self Expression Soul Spiritual Life

137. “Through most of human history, our ancestors had children shortly after puberty, just as the members of all nonhuman species do to this day. Whether we like the idea or not, our young ancestors must have been capable of providing for their offspring, defending their families from predators, cooperating with others, and in most other respects functioning fully as adults. If they couldn't function as adults, their young could not have survived, which would have meant the swift demise of the human race. The fact that we're still here suggests that most young people are probably far more capable than we think they are. Somewhere along the line, we lost sight of – and buried – the potential of our teens.”

Tags : Academics Adolescence Corruption Creativity Discrimination Education Fixing Education History Memory Millennials Personal Growth Personal Responsibility Prejudice Pressure Psychiatry Psychology Rights School School Reform Science Stress Teenagers Teens Youth Youth Culture

138. “Several themes describe misconceptions about mental illness and corresponding stigmatizing attitudes. Media analyses of film and print have identified three: people with mental illness are homicidal maniacs who need to be feared; they have childlike perceptions of the world that should be marveled; or they are responsible for their illness because they have weak character (29-32). Results of two independent factor analyses of the survey responses of more than 2000 English and American citizens parallel these findings (19,33):- fear and exclusion: persons with severe mental illness should be feared and, therefore, be kept out of most communities;- authoritarianism: persons with severe mental illness are irresponsible, so life decisions should be made by others;- benevolence: persons with severe mental illness are childlike and need to be cared for.- Although stigmatizing attitudes are not limited to mental illness, the public seems to disapprove persons with psychiatric disabilities significantly more than persons with related conditions such as physical illness (34-36).”

Tags : Discrimination Irresponsible Mental Disorder Mental Illness Prejudice Stereotypes Stigma Stigmatization

139. “If an employee could see as what quality of his is being praised by the employer, he would never be able to brag about his professional growth & ever boast of his long tenure spent in that organisation.”

Tags : Achievement Admin Appreciation Attitude Authority Behaviour Boss Character Company Employers Factual Functional Head Harassment Heads Honesty Humiliation Job Tenure Kra Organisation Professional Life Promotion Reality Roles Selfish Traits True Mentor Workers
Author : Anuj Somany

140. “All classes in proportion to their lack of travel and familiarity with foreign literature are bellicose, prejudiced against foreigners, fond of fighting as a cruel sport -- in short, dog-like in their notions of foreign policy."[Quoted in Socialism and Foreign Policy and War and the Liberal Conscience]”

Tags : Cruelty Fighting Foreign Policy Literature Narrow Mindedness Prejudice Travel War Xenophobia

141. “Wondering if this policy is demonetization or dehumanization given the fact it has created so much demoralization in the minds of the mass population.”

Tags : Atrocity Bias Bigotism Distress Economic Crises Faulty Policy Favoring Fooling Inequality Inspirational Quote Mass Unrest Materialism Misguiding Mockery Motivational Quote Noteworthy Policy Poor Masses Poverty Prejudice Pretender Queue Self Seeker Selfishness True Mentor True Motivational Speaker
Author : Anuj Somany

142. “There was only one guy in the whole Bible Jesus ever personally promised a place with him in Paradise. Not Peter, not Paul, not any of those guys. He was a convicted thief, being executed. So don't knock the guys on death row. Maybe they know something you don't.”

Tags : Convicts Criminals God Good And Bad Good And Evil Heaven Idealism Jesus Life Lessons Prejudice Prejudices Religion
Author : Neil Gaiman
Source : American Gods

143. “All prejudice presents itself as piety, propriety.”

Tags : Piety Prejudice Propiety
Author : Hal Duncan
Source : Rhapsody: Notes on Strange Fictions

144. “with the police doing all the killing, who do we call when our hero's are the villain”

Tags : Antagonistic Assination Brutality Different Discrimination Divergent Image Judge Killing Legalism Lethal Manslaughter Murder Prejudice Punishing Racism Unhuman Villain Xeniphobia
Author : O.S. Hickman

145. “Mathematical Knowledge adds a manly Vigour to the Mind, frees it from Prejudice, Credulity, and Superstition.”

Tags : Credulity Knowledge Math Mathematics Mind Prejudice Science Superstition Vigour

146. “Even though the Judge would charge the jury that they should listen to all the evidence before they made up their minds, the chances were likely that 100% of them will have already decided if William was guilty or not before the trial was over.”

Tags : Bias Decisions Fairness Juries Jury Making Up Your Mind Prejudice
Author : Kenneth Eade
Source : Unreasonable Force

147. “I won't be a slave to the past. I'll love where I choose.”

Tags : Initiative Love Prejudice Selflessness
Author : Thomas Hardy
Source : The Mayor of Casterbridge

148. “We must tell the world that even though we elected a bigot, bigotry will not prevail.”

Tags : Bigotry Discrimination Donald Trump Donald Trump Quotes Election Election Results Islamophobia Lgbt Rights Politics Of The United States Prejudice President Donald Trump President Donald Trump Quotes President Trump President Trump Quotes Race Racism Racism In America Racism Quotes Racist Sexism Sexism Quotes Sexist

149. “We elected a man who knows how to build walls when we needed someone who knows how to build bridges.”

Tags : Building Bridges Building Bridges Not Walls Building Bridges Quotes Discrimination Discrimination Quotes Donald Trump Donald Trump Quotes Election 2016 Elections Hate Hatred Immigration Lgbt Prejudice Prejudices President Donald Trump President Donald Trump Quotes President Trump President Trump Quotes Racism Racist Sexism Sexist

150. “An institution rooted in slavery can never set us free.”

Tags : 2016 Elections 2016 Presidential Race Bigot Bigotry Donald Trump Election Elections Electoral College Electoral Politics Electoral System Free Freedom Hate Hatred Prejudice President Donald Trump President Trump Race Racism Slave Slavery Slavery History Slavery In The United States Slavery Quotes

151. “You’re supposed to be the big boss.”Sam said nothing. The crowd hushed, ready to watch this one-on-one confrontation.“You’re the big boss of the freaks,” Zil yelled. “But you can’t do anything. You can shoot laser beams out of your hands, but you can’t get enough food, and you can’t keep the power on, and you won’t do anything about that murderer Hunter, who killed my best friend.” He paused to fill his lungs for a final, furious cry. “You shouldn’t be in charge.”“You want to be in charge, Zil? Last night you were running around trying to get a lynch mob together. And let’s not even pretend that wasn’t you responsible for graffiti I saw driving into town just now.”“So what?” Zil demanded. “So what? So I said what everyone who isn’t a freak is thinking.”He spit the word “freak,” making it an insult, making it an accusation.“You really think what we need right now is to divide up between freaks and normals?” Sam asked. “You figure that will get the lights turned back on? That will put food on people’s tables?”

Tags : Accusations Boss Challenge Discrimination Freaks Leader Major Mutant Normals Prejudice Sam Temple In Charge Stereotype Zil Sperry
Author : Michael Grant
Source : Hunger

152. “No institution of learning of Ingersoll's day had courage enough to confer upon him an honorary degree; not only for his own intellectual accomplishments, but also for his influence upon the minds of the learned men and women of his time and generation.Robert G. Ingersoll never received a prize for literature. The same prejudice and bigotry which prevented his getting an honorary college degree, militated against his being recognized as 'the greatest writer of the English language on the face of the earth,' as Henry Ward Beecher characterized him. Aye, in all the history of literature, Robert G. Ingersoll has never been excelled -- except by only one man, and that man was -- William Shakespeare. And yet there are times when Ingersoll even surpassed the immortal Bard. Yes, there are times when Ingersoll excelled even Shakespeare, in expressing human emotions, and in the use of language to express a thought, or to paint a picture. I say this fully conscious of my own admiration for that 'intellectual ocean, whose waves touched all the shores of thought.'Ingersoll was perfection himself. Every word was properly used. Every sentence was perfectly formed. Every noun, every verb and every object was in its proper place. Every punctuation mark, every comma, every semicolon, and every period was expertly placed to separate and balance each sentence.To read Ingersoll, it seems that every idea came properly clothed from his brain. Something rare indeed in the history of man's use of language in the expression of his thoughts. Every thought came from his brain with all the beauty and perfection of the full blown rose, with the velvety petals delicately touching each other.Thoughts of diamonds and pearls, rubies and sapphires rolled off his tongue as if from an inexhaustible mine of precious stones.Just as the cut of the diamond reveals the splendor of its brilliance, so the words and construction of the sentences gave a charm and beauty and eloquence to Ingersoll's thoughts.Ingersoll had everything: The song of the skylark; the tenderness of the dove; the hiss of the snake; the bite of the tiger; the strength of the lion; and perhaps more significant was the fact that he used each of these qualities and attributes, in their proper place, and at their proper time. He knew when to embrace with the tenderness of affection, and to resist and denounce wickedness and tyranny with that power of denunciation which he, and he alone, knew how to express.”

Tags : Accomplishments Affection Bigotry Brain Courage Degree History Influence Ingersoll Literature Perfection Power Prejudice Prize Rare Robert G Ingersoll Robert Green Ingersoll Robert Ingersoll Shakespeare Thought Tyranny Unique Wickedness
Author : Joseph Lewis
Source : Ingersoll the Magnificent

153. “With enough mental gymnastics, just about any fact can become misshapen in favor to one's confirmation bias.”

Tags : Beliefs Bias Confirmation Confirmation Bias Deceit False Information Favor Gossip Gymnastics Information Information Overload Libel Lies Media Mental Gymnastics Mentality Misguidedness News Prejudice Propaganda Self Deception Slander Statistics Truth
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Healology

154. “Confirmation bias is the most effective way to go on living a lie.”

Tags : Bias Confirmation Confirmation Bias Deceit Encouragement Falsehood Insecurity Lies Mistakes Prejudice Psychology Security Self Deception Truth Yes Man
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Healology

155. “Laurie piped up again. 'At State, everybody calls diversity dispersity. What happens is, everybody has their own clubs, their own signs, their own sections where they all sit in the dining hall--all the African Americans are over there? . . . and all the Asians sit over't these other tables? -- except for the Koreans? -- because they don't get along with the Japanese so they sit way over there? Everybody's dispersed into their own little groups -- and everybody's told to distrust everybody else? Everybody's told that everybody else is trying to screw them over--oops!' -- Laurie pulled a face and put her fingertips over her lips -- 'I'm sorry!' She rolled eyes and smiled. 'Anyway, the idea is, every other group is like prejudiced against your group, and no matter what they say, they're only out to take advantage of you, and you should have nothing to do with them -- unless your white, in which case all the others are not prejudiced against you, they're like totally right, because you really are a racist and everything, even if you don't know it? Everybody ends up dispersed into their own like turtle shells, suspicious of everybody else and being careful not to fraternize with them. Is it like that at Dupont?”

Tags : College College Life Diversity Microagressions Multicultural Multiculturalism Prejudice Racial Prejudice Racial Tension White Privilege
Author : Tom Wolfe
Source : I am Charlotte Simmons

156. “One way or another, all humans are superstitious.”

Tags : Human Nature Human Nature Wisdom Humanity Nature Quotes Prejudice Self Awareness Superstition Superstitions Superstitous

157. “Do not ask questions until you have trained yourself not to know the answers.”

Tags : Enquiry Prejudice
Author : Jack Gardner
Source : Words Are Not Things

158. “Prejudice in this country is like chapters in a book. Chapter One: Hating the Africans and Indians. Chapter Two: Don't forget the Irish. Chapter Three: Polish jokes."..... "Hispanics? Latinos? Whatever you call us? Maybe we're Chapter Fifteen or Sixteen on the East Coast, but we're the preface in the West.”

Tags : America Controversy Culture Humor Prejudice
Source : Endless Chain

159. “I think that it [the Church] stands for everything most hostile to the mental emancipation and stimulation of mankind. It is the completest, most highly organized system of prejudices and antagonisms in existence. Everywhere in the world there are ignorance and prejudice, but the greatest complex of these, with the most extensive prestige and the most intimate entanglement with traditional institutions, is the Roman Catholic Church. It presents many faces towards the world, but everywhere it is systematic in its fight against freedom.”

Tags : Antagonism Catholic Catholic Church Catholicism Church Emancipation Freedom Hostile Ignorance Intimate Mankind Prejudice Prestige
Author : H.G. Wells
Source : Crux Ansata: An Indictment of the Roman Catholic Church

160. “Every generation is inculcated in traditions of prejudice which are encouraged as normal, natural and healthy.”

Tags : Generations Prejudice Tradition
Author : Bryant McGill

161. “Every individual has some qualities that endear him to some other. And per contra, I doubt if there is any class which is not detestable to some other class. Artists, police, the clergy, "reds," foxhunters, Freemasons, Jews, "heaven-born," women's clubwomen (especially in U.S.A.), "Methodys," golfers, dog-lovers; you can't find one body without its "natural" enemies. It's right, what's worse; every class, as a class, is almost sure to have more defects than qualities. As soon as you put men together, they somehow sink, corporatively, below the level of the worst of the individuals composing it. Collect scholars on a club committee, or men of science on a jury; all their virtues vanish, and their vices pop out, reinforced by the self-confidence which the power of numbers is bound to bestow.”

Tags : 1945 Class Consciousness Identity Politics Prejudice
Source : Magick Without Tears

162. “Bigotry is based on deception, of oneself and of others.”

Tags : Bigot Bigotry Bigots Deception Quotes Discrimination Quotes Hate Hate Quotes Hatred Lgbt Lgbt Quotes Lgbtq Lies Lies We Tell Ourselves Prejudice Prejudices Racism Racism In America Racism Quotes Self Deceit Self Deception Sexism Sexism Quotes

163. “Growing up I sometimes imagined that for Christ's return perhaps He would appear as 'Black Jesus' to white people and 'White Jesus' to black people just to screw with the racists.”

Tags : Arrogance Bigotry Black Christ Christ Jesus Christianity Christianity Faith Color Funny But True God Hatred Humility Jesus Jesus Christ Love Peace Prejudice Pride Racism Racism And Culture Skin Skin Color Spirit Theory White White People
Author : Criss Jami

164. “Never be content to sit back and watch as others' rights are trampled upon. Your rights could be next.”

Tags : Civil Rights Discrimination Discrimination Quotes Hate Hatred Human Rights Lgbt Lgbt Quotes Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Prejudice Prejudices Race Racism Racism Quotes Rights Sexism Sexism Quotes

165. “Building bridges takes us further than building walls.”

Tags : Bigotry Bridges Not Walls Building Bridges Building Relationships Discriminating Discrimination Discrimination Quotes Hate Hatred Lgbt Authors Lgbt Quotes Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Prejudice Prejudices Race Racism Racism In America Racism Quote Racism Quotes Sexism Unity Unity Of All People Unity Quotes

166. “The minute we look away, the minute we stop fighting back, that's the minute bigotry wins.”

Tags : Bigot Bigoted Bigotry Bigots Discrimination Discrimination Quotes Hate Hate Quotes Hatred Inaction Lgbt Lgbt Quotes Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Prejudice Prejudices Racism Racism In America Racism Quotes Sexism Sexism Quotes

167. “The right wing has a large proportion of authoritarian personalities. They tend to believe man is, by nature, basically evil. Surrounded as all of us are by the bigness of impersonal forces which seem beyond our power to control, they look for the 'enemy', so that they can hate him. At different times in history 'the enemy' has been the witch, the demon, the Communist (remember Joe McCarthy?), and now sex education, sensitivity training, 'non-religious humanism', and other current demons.- attributed to James E. Harmon”

Tags : Authoritarianism Fear Prejudice Right Wing Politics
Source : On Encounter Groups

168. “Prejudicial attitude toward each other in a team is an obstacle in the way to unity”

Tags : Prejudice Team Building

169. “I know where a lot of them [the elite or elitists] live.Where's that?Well, in our nation's capital and New York City. I've seen it. I've lived there.”

Tags : Elites Elitism New York City Prejudice Washington Dc
Author : John McCain

170. “[O]ne person's 'barbarian' is another person's 'just doing what everybody else is doing.”

Tags : Barbarians Civilization Culture Double Standards Morality Normalcy Perception Perspective Prejudice Society Standards
Author : Susan Sontag
Source : Regarding the Pain of Others

171. “The food is ready,” Zil announced to loud cheers.“But we have something more important to do, first, before we can eat.”Groans.“We have to carry out some justice.”That earned a silent stare until Turk and Hank started raising their hands and yelling, showing the crowd how to act.“This mutant, this nonhuman scum here, this freak Hunter…” Zil pointed, arm stretched out, at his captive. “This chud deliberately murdered my best friend, Harry.”“Na troo,” Hunter said. His mouth still didn’t work right. Brain damage, Zil supposed, from the little knock on his head. Half of Hunter’s face drooped like it wasn’t quite attached right. It made it easier for the crowd of kids to sneer at him, and Hunter, yelling in his drooling retard voice, wasn’t helping his case.“He’s a killer!” Zil cried suddenly, smacking his fist into his palm.“A freak! A mutant!” he cried. “And we know what they’re like, right? They always have enough food. They run everything. They’re in charge and we’re all starving. Is that some kind of coincidence? No way.”“Na troo,” Hunter moaned again.“Take him!” Zil cried to Antoine and Hank. “Take him, the murdering mutant scum!”They seized Hunter by the arms. He could walk, but only by dragging one leg. They half carried, half marched him across the plaza. They dragged him up the church steps.“Now,” Zil said, “here is how we’re going to do this.” He waved his hand toward the rope that Lance was unspooling back through the plaza.An expectant pause. A dangerous, giddy feeling. The smell of the meat had them all crazy. Zil could feel it.“You all want some of this delicious venison?”They roared their assent.“Then you’ll all grab on to the rope.”

Tags : Antoine Cruelty Discrimination Food Freak Hank Harry Humans Hungry Hunter Justice Kids Killer Lance Manipulate Murderer Mutants Prejudice Punish Trick Turk Zil
Author : Michael Grant
Source : Hunger

172. “There goes the girl with the wings," they say. "The damned dreamer with her eyes shut to the world.""There goes the misguided soul with her heart buried in the ground."They taunt. They lie. They lie. THEY LIE.I don't pretend to understand life. THEY LIE.”

Tags : Cruelty Cruelty Of The World Dream Dreamer Dreams Judgement Lies Life Love Prejudice Relationships Ridicule Understanding Life
Source : 5 Miles

173. “What'll Geoffrey do when you pull off your First, my child?" demanded Miss Haydock."Well, Eve -- it will be awkward if I do that. Poor lamb! I shall have to make him believe I only did it by looking fragile and pathetic at the viva.”

Tags : Abilities Academia Academic Degrees Achievements Clichés Double Standards Empowerment Feminism Gender Intellectual Success Intelligence Misogyny Prejudice Skills Stereotypes Women
Source : Gaudy Night

174. “Cultural and religious traditions that forbid cross-cultural unions prevent peace on earth. Instead of rejoicing that our sons and daughters are heart-driven and love other humans outside of their familiar religious, social or cultural domains, we punish and insult them. This is wrong. Honor killings are not honorable by God. They are driven by ignorance and ego and nothing more. The Creator favors the man who loves over the man who hates. If you think God will punish you or your child for allowing them to marry outside of your tribe or faith, then you do not know God. Love is his religion and the light of love sees no walls. Anybody who unconditionally loves another human being for the goodness of their heart and nothing more is already on the right side of God.”

Tags : Barriers Classes Cultural Norms Culture Ego Ethnic God Good Heart Humanism Ignorance Light Of Love Marriage Marrying Prejudice Punish Race Relationships Shame Social Social Rank Traditions Unconditional
Author : Suzy Kassem
Source : Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

175. “Two people pass each other. As one looks upon the other's skin color, the other is looking back at their appearance. Both justifying, how better and righteous they are, in their own insecurities.”

Tags : Afraid Better Fears Hate Insecurities Judging By Appearance Judgmental Justifying People Prejudice Problems Righteousness Skin Color Society Sterotypes

176. “Severe mental illness has been likened to drug addiction, prostitution, and criminality (37,38). Unlike physical disabilities, persons with mental illness are perceived by the public to be in control of their disabilities and responsible for causing them (34,36). Furthermore, research respondents are less likely to pity persons with mental illness, instead reacting to psychiatric disability with anger and believing that help is not deserved (35,36,39).Understanding the impact of stigma on people with mental illness. World Psychiatry. Feb 2002; 1(1): 16–20.PMCID: PMC1489832PATRICK W. CORRIGAN and AMY C. WATSON”

Tags : Blaming Disability Disability Quotes Mental Health Mental Health Stigma Mental Illness Prejudice Severe Mental Illness Stigma

177. “Been under treatment for PTSD and bipolar since 1992. I’m not ashamed of my illness. I’ve been shunned by many and I feel for those shunned, too.”

Tags : Bipolar Bipolar Ptsd Disabled Veterans Discrimination Mental Health Stigma Mental Illness Prejudice Psychology Ptsd
Source : Stantasyland: Quips Quotes and Quandaries

178. “[Women] complain about many clerks who attribute all sorts of faults to them and who compose works about them in rhyme, prose, and verse, criticizing their conduct in a variety of different ways. They then give these works as elementary textbooks to their young pupils at the beginning of their schooling, to provide them with exempla and received wisdom, so that they will remember this teaching when they come of age ... They accuse [women] of many ... serious vice[s] and are very critical of them, finding no excuse for them whatsoever.This is the way clerks behave day and night, composing their verse now in French, now in Latin. And they base their opinions on goodness only knows which books, which are more mendacious than a drunk. Ovid, in a book he wrote called Cures for Love, says many evil things about women, and I think he was wrong to do this. He accuses them of gross immorality, of filthy, vile, and wicked behaviour. (I disagree with him that they have such vices and promise to champion them in the fight against anyone who would like to throw down the gauntlet ...) Thus, clerks have studied this book since their early childhood as their grammar primer and then teach it to others so that no man will undertake to love a woman.”

Tags : Books Clichés Double Standards Empowerment Falsehood Gender Hypocrisy Instruction Love Men Misogyny Misrepresentation Morality Perception Prejudice Received Opinion Slander Social Norms Stereotypes Teaching Women
Source : Der Sendbrief vom Liebesgott / The Letter of the God of Love

179. “Discussion is impossible with someone who claims not to seek the truth, but already to possess it.”

Tags : Dialogue Discussion Prejudice Truth
Source : Above the Battle

180. “Anger - justifiable anger in the face of oppression and prejudice - should not be mistaken for hatred.”

Tags : Anger Face Hatred Justifiable Mistaken Oppression Prejudice

181. “A fleeting second on someone's news feed,No dearth of meanings for those who read,Not my stories but 'tis what I think,I say I don't write poems, I just write dreams.”

Tags : Contemporary Daydreaming Dreamers Dreaming Dreams Facebook Judgement Life Love Meanings Metaphors News Feed People Poem Poems Poetry Prejudice Read Readers Stories Thinking Write Writer

182. “You maintain hope for humanity as an infinite skeptic of gossip and slander. In all mankind's desires for entertainment and exaggeration and sensationalism, when it comes to gossip, the individual always sounds worse than he really is. This is why adhering to gossip subtly affects the mental state of the listener - he goes on holding shady opinions regardless of where the realities of their lights and darknesses may stand.”

Tags : Bias Darkness Entertainment Exaggeration Facts Falsehood Gossip Hearsay Hope Humanity Libel Light Mentality News Opinions Peace Prejudice Propaganda Psychology Racism Sensationalism Sexism Shady Skepticism Truth
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Killosophy

183. “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.”

Tags : Prejudice Prejudices

184. “A stereotype is not a stereotype if it's true.”

Tags : Prejudice Prejudices Racism Stereotypes
Source : Gents with No Cents

185. “Every year, prejudice and injustice destroy lives and hurt the future of our nation. Now is the time to create a better tomorrow. Now is the time for change.”

Tags : Change Change Quotes Change The World Civil Rights Discriminating Discrimination Future Future Quotes Injustice Injustices Lgbt Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Prejudice Prejudiced Prejudices Race Racism Sexism Social Justice The Future Tomorrow Tomorrow Quotes

186. “Bigotry lives not just in our words, but in our actions, thoughts, and institutions.”

Tags : Actions Bigot Bigotry Hate Hate Quotes Hatred Institutions Lgbt Lgbt Authors Lgbt Quotes Lgbt Rights Lgbtq Prejudice Prejudiced Prejudices Sexism Sexist Thoughts Words

187. “Every exceptional bias against Christianity I find to be evidence for its validity.”

Tags : Belief Bias Christ Christian Christianity God Hatred Heart Holy Jesus Martyr Original Pain Prejudice Proof Sacred Sacred Wisdom Special Spiritual Truth Validity Wisdom
Author : Criss Jami
Source : Healology

188. “Prejudice is a product of ignorance that hides behind barriers of tradition.”

Tags : Ignorance Prejudice
Author : Jasper Fforde
Source : The Fourth Bear

189. “Inexperience can be overcome, ignorance can be enlightened, but prejudice will destroy you.”

Tags : Amberdrake Ignorance Inexperience Mercedes Lackey Prejudice
Source : The Black Gryphon

190. “Hate people on an individual basis only - you must actually get to know someone at least slightly before you can properly hate him or her.”

Tags : Humor Prejudice
Source : The Sweet Potato Queens' Book Of Love

191. “...she cried because prejudice outlives passion and because she was sentimentally patriotic.”

Tags : Passion Patriotic Prejudice

192. “[T]he more clamour we make about 'the women's point of view', the more we rub it into people that the women's point of view is different, and frankly I do not think it is -- at least in my job. The line I always want to take is, that there is the 'point of view' of the reasonably enlightened human brain, and that this is the aspect of the matter which I am best fitted to uphold.”

Tags : Brain Clichés Double Standards Empowerment Equality Feminism Gender Intellect Intelligence Misogyny Perspective Point Of View Prejudice Stereotypes Women
Source : The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers. Vol. 1, 1899-1936: The Making of a Detective Novelist

193. “Discrimination is discrimination, even when people claim it’s "tradition.”

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194. “Miss Gates is a nice lady, ain't she?"Why sure," said Jem. "I liked her when I was in her room."She hates Hitler a lot . . ."What's wrong with that?"Well, she went on today about how bad it was him treating the Jews like that. Jem, it's not right to persecute anybody, is it? I mean have mean thoughts about anybody, even, is it?"Gracious no, Scout. What's eatin' you?"Well, coming out of the courthouse that night Miss Gates was--- she was going' down the steps in front of us, you musta not seen her--- she was talking with Miss Stephanie Crawford. I heard her say it's time somebody time somebody taught 'em a lesson, they were gettin' way above themelves, an' the next thing they think they can do is marry us. Jem, how can you hate Hitler so bad an' then turn around and be ugly about folks right at home---”

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Author : Harper Lee

195. “We must speak truth to power and confront ignorance with facts.”

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196. “I am groping about through this American forest of prejudice and proscription, determined to find some form of civilization where all men will be accepted for what they are worth.”

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197. “Rather, I plead with you to see a mode of life in our midst, a mode of life stunted and distorted, but possessing its own laws and claims, an existence of men growing out of the soil prepared by the collective but blind will of a hundred million people. I beg you to recognize human life draped in a form and guise alien to ours, but springing from a soil plowed and sown by our own hands. I ask you to recognize laws and processes flowing from such a condition, understand them, seek to change them. If we do none of these, then we should not pretend horror or surprise when thwarted life expresses itself in fear and hate and crime.”

Tags : Civil Rights Human Rights Institutional Abuse Institutional Oppression Prejudice
Source : Native Son

198. “While people argue with one another about the specifics of Freud's work and blame him for the prejudices of his time, they overlook the fundamental truth of his writing, his grand humility: that we frequently do not know our own motivations in life and are prisoners to what we cannot understand. We can recognize only a small fragment of our own, and an even smaller fragment of anyone else's, impetus.”

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Source : The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression

199. “...when I left her to-day, she put her arms around me and felt my shoulder blades, to see if my wings were strong, she said. 'The bird that would soar above the level plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings. It is a sad spectacle to see the weaklings bruised, exhausted, fluttering back to earth.' ”

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Author : Kate Chopin
Source : The Awakening

200. “Reason is the hero who breaks the chains of our prejudice, saving us from the prison of our comfortable acquiescence in the way of the world.”

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