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There is no more effective way to radicalize American Muslim youth than for political leaders to make public displays of prejudice against all Muslims. Suspicion will undermine their sense of identification with America and alienate some from both the culture and from politics.
The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.
Charles Caleb Colton
This is the great object held out by this association; and the means of attaining it is illumination, enlightening the understanding by the sun of reason which will dispell the clouds of superstition and of prejudice.
Sure, I've felt racism. I think everybody has prejudice. When I was growing up, the dark Mexican kids weren't allowed in the public swimming pool in Dallas. My light-skinned friend got in, and he laughed at us. It didn't seem like a big deal, because we didn't know any different. So I never ran into anything that actually scarred me.
Reason transformed into prejudice is the worst form of prejudice, because reason is the only instrument for liberation from prejudice.
In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction.
Racial prejudice, anti-Semitism, or hatred of anyone with different beliefs has no place in the human mind or heart.
If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other causes for prejudice by noon.
I was discriminated against because I was Jewish, Italian, black and Puerto Rican. But maybe the worst prejudice I experienced was against the poor. I grew up on welfare and often had to move in the middle of the night because we couldn't pay the rent.
Teaching prejudice to a child is itself a form of bullying. You've got to be taught to hate.
We must confront persecution faced by many Christian communities and the intolerance that plagues us. We must overcome anti-Semitism and the prejudice that divides us. We must defeat Islamophobia and the fears that weaken us.
I never let prejudice stop me from what I wanted to do in this life.
Sarah Louise Delany
Bias and prejudice are attitudes to be kept in hand, not attitudes to be avoided.
When we're dealing with the people in our family - no matter how annoying or gross they may be, no matter how self-inflicted their suffering may appear, no matter how afflicted they are with ignorance, prejudice or nose hairs - we give from the deepest parts of ourselves.
Prejudice is like a hair across your cheek. You can't see it, you can't find it with your fingers, but you keep brushing at it because the feel of it is irritating.
The air is the only place free from prejudice.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two.
Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard.
Adlai E. Stevenson
A prejudice, unlike a simple misconception, is actively resistant to all evidence that would unseat it.
Gordon W. Allport
We all decry prejudice, yet are all prejudiced.
The best way to protect young black, brown, men of color, women of color, is to actually stop profiling, stop the prejudice, and stop the judgment first.
Look. Art knows no prejudice, art knows no boundaries, art doesn't really have judgement in it's purest form. So just go, just go.
K. D. Lang
Any deviation is looked upon as a perversion, is feared, and is usually a target of hatred and prejudice.
We used to say poor people had lousy genes. Then we decided that wasn't OK, but we transferred the prejudice to upbringing. We said, 'You were neglected as a child, so you'll never make it.' That's just as pernicious.
We beg you to save young America from the blight of race prejudice. Do not bind the children within the narrow circles of your own lives.
Charles Hamilton Houston
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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