Prejudice

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Quotes about Prejudice.

  • Prejudice is the reason of fools
  • When a judgment is weak, prejudice is strong
  • He that never leaves his own country is full of prejudices
  • If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
  • Prejudice is never easy unless it passes itself off as reason
  • Prejudice, which sees what it pleases, cannot see what is plain
  • Never try and reason the prejudice out of a man. It was not reasoned into him, and cannot be reasoned out.
  • Deep-seated preferences cannot be argued about — you cannot argue a man into liking a glass of beer — and therefore, when differences are sufficiently far reaching, we try to kill the other man rather than let him have his way. But that is perfectly consistent with admitting that, so far as appears, his grounds are just as good as ours.
  • The greatest prejudice that exists in the modern world, the only one almost universally accepted, is the prejudice against children.
  • As those who believe in the visibility of ghosts can easily see them, so it is always easy to see repulsive qualities in those we despise and hate.
  • Human nature is so constituted that all see and judge better in the affairs of other men than in their own.
  • To all intents and purposes, he who will not open his eyes is, for the present, as blind as he who cannot.
  • The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are all blindly adopted, the second willfully preferred.
  • Prejudice may be considered as a continual false medium of viewing things, for prejudiced persons not only never speak well, but also never think well, of those whom they dislike, and the whole character and conduct is considered with an eye to that particular thing which offends them.
  • Remember, when the judgment is weak the prejudice is strong.
  • Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world and ignorance of mankind.
  • How immense to us appear the sins we have not committed.
  • In my experience, people are often kinder than their ideologies, and always more complicated. Yet individual decency can dissolve when groups are mobilized against diabolized enemies, especially when they believe they're under attack.
    • Michelle Goldberg in 2006. Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism. 1st ed. W. W. Norton. p. 22.

General

  • Einstein was an immigrant
    • Seen on an anti-hate poster.

Against Polish people

see: Anti-Polonism

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