A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

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

All colors will agree in the dark.

All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye.

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

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

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices — just recognize them.

For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while.

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

He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices

I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.

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

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

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

Inequality is as dear to the American heart as liberty itself.

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

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

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

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

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

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