Top 212 Prejudice Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Prejudice Quotes from famous people such as Goldwin Smith, Tom C. Clark, Seth Grahame-Smith, John Ratcliffe, Paula Kelly, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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The novelist must look on humanity without partiality or prejudice. His sympathy, like that of the historian, must be unbounded, and untainted by sect or party.
Goldwin Smith
The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice. Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system.
Tom C. Clark
‘Pride and Prejudice’ – perhaps more than any other Jane Austen book – is engrained in our literary consciousness.
Seth Grahame-Smith
As the president’s principal intelligence advisor, I would ensure that all intelligence is collected analyzed and reported without bias, prejudice or political influence.
John Ratcliffe
I found myself defending America a lot in England. They were always asking me racial questions. I’d say, ‘You’ve got prejudice here, too. At least in America we’re trying to deal with it.’
Paula Kelly
Christ tears away the wall of partition, the self-love, the dividing prejudice of nationality, and teaches a love for all the human family.
Ellen G. White
I have a half-brother who is very, very, very gay, many cousins, best friends who are all members of the LGBT community, and for me to not say anything would be hypocritical. There is a lot of prejudice. People think it is abnormal. No, it’s just another normal.
Lea Salonga
I’ve never had prejudice against me because of being a woman in comedy, I’ve never felt any sort of unfairness because of that – but I do think it is naive to think that it doesn’t exist.
Ellie Kemper
Whoever looks at America will see: the ship is powered by stupidity, corruption, or prejudice.
Johann Most
I kind of muddled through ‘Pride & Prejudice,’ but with ‘Atonement,’ I knew what I was doing. That makes it sound like I had no doubt. I had doubts – I didn’t know whether it would work. But I knew exactly what I wanted to try to do.
Joe Wright
When I begin a book, I inevitably discover many things along the way, about the characters, their past histories and the political intrigues that surround them. This discovery process is vital, and I would not prejudice it by deciding too much in advance.
David Brin
I pray they will carry on in spite of that dreadful monster prejudice, and with patience, courage, fortitude and perseverance achieve success for themselves.
Major Taylor
Race prejudice can’t be talked down, it must be lived down.
Francis J. Grimke
Bigotry and prejudice are not unique to groups that have held privilege, and ascribing views to entire groups rather than to specific individuals is illiberal.
Kemi Badenoch
When you first think of making a monster movie you have to realize that a lot of people may be down on you because there is a big prejudice against such films.
Bong Joon-ho
The beauty industry is just like the fashion industry – prejudice is ingrained. But with new people coming in with fresh eyes and passion, I definitely am seeing progress.
Barbie Ferreira
It seems to me that the Swedish Academy of Science may be qualifying for the Nobel Peace Prize. It recognises no nationality; it discourages unworthy national feeling and prejudice.
Charles Glover Barkla
For everybody, I think that we all, when we look at this situation of race, we need a change of heart, and I said it before. I believe the heart change comes from repenting of your racism, repenting of your bias, repenting of your prejudice and understanding that, you know what, God sees us all the same.
Benjamin Watson
The sad truth is that millions of people with mental illness suffer stigma and prejudice, especially at work.
Luciana Berger
The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice, rather than contradict it.
Alexander Cockburn
The risk of racial prejudice infecting a capital sentencing proceeding is especially serious in light of the complete finality of the death sentence.
Byron White
Ignorance and prejudice make for bad advisers.
Samantha Power
I’m far from immune to the American, perhaps historically male, prejudice toward practical and physical competence; I hope I’ve also considered that prejudice enough to have some distance from it.
Robert Pinsky
Sadly, I’ve learnt that prejudice still exists in parts of the entertainment industry – I did an interview with a magazine once, and the journalist quite openly said they wouldn’t put a black person on the front cover because the magazine wouldn’t sell.
Alesha Dixon
I think prejudice has gotten to a point where a lot of people hold biases in their mind and don’t even realize that they’re doing it, because it’s deeply ingrained in the fabric of what it means to be an American.
Lakeith Stanfield
I came from a lot of intolerance and prejudice, which aren’t necessarily healthy to evolve as a human.
Katy Perry
I have come to understand that my hatred of the gym was based on fear and prejudice, a tribal resistance to science, to improvement. But to ignore my aging physicality and not try and become the strongest and fittest I can be is curmudgeonly at best and wilfully ignorant at worst.
Sue Perkins
There’s a part of bohemia I love. The lack of prejudice, the lack of aggression, I love the lack, for the most part, of competitiveness. It’s more peaceful.
Peter Mullan
Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice.
Elihu Root
I try to bring all that I am to my work and all that I experience. That includes how people react to the way I am – the prejudice and the celebrations.
Chris Ofili
I had not got over the prejudice against Lincoln with which my personal contact with him in 1858 imbued me.
Henry Villard
I don't condone racism. I don't condone prejudice.

I don’t condone racism. I don’t condone prejudice.
John Schnatter
There’s still prejudice and that resistance regarding women, not only on female football but in various activities. Men think that women are a bit fragile to perform some types of activities or don’t have the ability and aren’t strong enough.
FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that, without prejudice to existing institutions, the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage for purposes affecting the general good.
Felix Adler
Motherhood has become a battleground on which prejudice and class resentment can be waged without ever admitting that’s what we’re doing.
Kim Brooks
The republic I fell in love with, the republic I risked my life to defend, the values I hold dear, the integrity that we all share – these do not know prejudice and they do not accept partiality.
Allen West
Liberalism, above all, means emancipation – emancipation from one’s fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination, from poverty.
Hubert H. Humphrey
Like one of any minority, I have experienced prejudice.
Dalia Mogahed
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.
Malcolm Gladwell
We’re all trained as actors to approach our characters with no prejudice, and take on the mindset and the spirit of the character in a way that allows the vulnerability and the truth to come out naturally.
Rob Morgan
There’s prejudice and poverty in Hungary as there is in every country.
Tibor Fischer
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.
Adam Weishaupt
A writer loses possession of her work as soon as it’s reaches its audience. Each reader brings his own experience and prejudice and imagination to the work. Television adaptation just goes one step further, and the novelist has to learn to let go.
Ann Cleeves
There are many examples in our history of overheated rhetoric leading to fear and prejudice and government overreach. My own grandfather, a sociologist, was dragged in front of the House Un-American Activities Committee. He said he wasn’t a Communist and explained that American Negroes were patriots like everyone else.
Jeh Johnson
‘Extreme Prejudice’ is the last of the Mohicans. I don’t think we’ll ever see a film made like that again.
William Forsythe
The way to tackle Muslimphobia is to tackle prejudice against Muslims. What it is not is to pretend that Islamist extremism does not exist.
Maajid Nawaz
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
Maya Angelou
Because it equates tradition with prejudice, the left finds itself increasingly unable to converse with ordinary people in their common language.
Christopher Lasch
Despite being commonplace, too many people with mental health problems still face stigma, prejudice and discrimination.
Luciana Berger
It’s absurd to think of ‘Pride and Prejudice,’ this classic, beloved book, beset with a zombie uprising. The goal is to make you suspend your disbelief enough to allow you to get lost in the story and believe what you’re reading for a while.
Seth Grahame-Smith
There are a lot of people in Beverly Hills who come from the Middle East, who are very much a part of the Beverly Hills fabric, and their kids grew up with the privileges of Beverly Hills. And yet they still have to deal with a lot of the prejudice against them for being foreign-born.
Amy Heckerling
If we dismiss from our minds the prejudice we may have against the Indians we shall be able to more clearly understand the impulses that govern both races.
Nelson A. Miles
Discrimination and prejudice of any kind have no place in sports or in our society.
Jerry Reinsdorf
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
The air is the only place free from prejudice.
Bessie Coleman