Top 70 Correctness Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Correctness Quotes from famous people such as Lars von Trier, Barry Humphries, Cindy Sheehan, Ralphie May, Phyllis Schlafly, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Political correctness kills discussion.

Political correctness kills discussion.
Lars von Trier
When people laugh at me, they are not laughing in the way that they normally would at a comedian. They are laughing with relief, because the truth has been spoken, and political correctness has not strangled this particular gigastar.
Barry Humphries
I wake up every day feeling like today’s the day to make a difference. I never question the correctness of what I’m doing or the need for it.
Cindy Sheehan
Political correctness, to me, is an enemy.
Ralphie May
The cornerstone of the political correctness that dominates campus culture is radical feminism.
Phyllis Schlafly
Once citadels of free expression and occasional revolutionary ideas, today many American colleges have endorsed political correctness.
John J. McLaughlin
Political correctness is about denial, usually in the weasel circumlocutory jargon which distorts and evades and seldom stands up to honest analysis.
George MacDonald Fraser
The idea of what’s acceptable and what’s shocking, that’s where I investigate. I mean, you can’t be on ‘Top Gear,’ where your only argument is that it’s all just a joke and anyone who takes offence is an example of political correctness gone mad, and then not accept the counterbalance to that.
Stewart Lee
Government lawyers, like private ones, face the problem routinely of aiding in the defense and development of positions in whose correctness they don’t believe.
Benjamin Wittes
I’m a fan of the kind of political correctness that is about not promoting prejudice. But some people in America are offended by equality because when you’ve had privilege for so long, equality feels like oppression.
Ricky Gervais
Political correctness is a poison to our security and defenses. It imposes a willful blindness, both at the macro level when unwilling to engage with radical Islamism or whatever you want to call it – if you’re not willing to call it what it is – and at the micro level, at the street level.
Pete Hegseth
If there is a person behaving more destructively in popular culture than Mario Lavandeira, I cannot think of one. He has used cruelty as a crass mechanism to build up his own celebrity and has utilized political correctness to protect himself while using it as a weapon to dehumanize those he doesn’t agree with.
Andrew Breitbart
Political correctness is one of the engines of nannyism. Allowing and even encouraging ‘offensive’ ideas is vital for the intellectually health of a free society.
David Harsanyi
I think political correctness has taken over this country.
Jesse Watters
Whether it’s people walking off ‘The View’ when Bill O’Reilly makes a statement about radical Islam or Juan Williams being fired for expressing his opinion, over-reaching political correctness is chipping away at the fundamental American freedoms of speech and expression.
Eric Cantor
It’s one thing to decry and defy political correctness in the name of efficiently achieving clarity or revealing an honest truth. But it’s quite another thing entirely to support name-calling and nastiness.
Faith Salie
I detest politics, to be honest with you. It’s a cesspool. And I don’t think I would fare well in that cesspool because I don’t believe in political correctness and I certainly don’t believe in dishonesty.
Ben Carson
When we censor our history by disguising our scars, we belittle this process and the struggles our ancestors fought so hard to overcome. America doesn’t cower behind political correctness. It defiantly and courageously moves forward, with its history as a reminder of where we have been.
Markwayne Mullin
Companies make a big point of how their culture is all about ‘bad news first,’ but when it comes to people, they are suddenly scared to communicate bad news out of some mistaken feeling of politeness or political correctness.
Marc Randolph
I think you have to judge everything based on your personal taste. And if that means being critical, so be it. I hate political correctness. I absolutely loathe it.
Simon Cowell
We’re led to believe everybody opposes it and disagrees with political correctness, but yet everybody’s scared to death of it. So who is it? Well, it’s the power structure wherever you happen to be.
Rush Limbaugh
Political correctness means nothing to me. Nothing. It’s the new Puritanism, darling. Preventing us from expressing ourselves.
Barry Humphries
We were criticized throughout that investigation for being too thorough, for taking too long. But time has proved the correctness of that approach.
Ken Starr
I hate political correctness.
Dan Jenkins
The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
Germaine Greer
I just think political correctness is a limitation on our First Amendment freedoms.
Corey Stewart
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Maria Montessori
The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing, respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country. But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy.
Juan Williams
National Standards was not a narrative of past events but was leftwing revisionism and Political Correctness.
Phyllis Schlafly
My friendships and relationships in the conservative world are not predicated on political correctness and enforced conformity of thought. They are based, instead, on mutual respect, honesty and understanding – concepts many modern liberals should consider revisiting.
Tammy Bruce
This lie of political correctness is bringing this country down. You just want to break through it all.
Jon Voight
We need less political correctness and more political c

We need less political correctness and more political courage.
Ann Widdecombe
Political Correctness doesn’t change us, it shuts us up.
Glenn Beck
I just think political correctness is crap.
Gary Oldman
Political correctness may make for smooth edges, but it does little for the imagination and nothing for the arts. Writers work best when they are exploring at the outer limits of what is traditional, acceptable, or conventional.
Amanda Foreman
Are your kids learning the right lessons about 9/11? Ten years after Osama bin Laden’s henchmen murdered thousands of innocents on American soil, too many children have been spoon-fed the thin gruel of progressive political correctness over the stiff antidote of truth.
Michelle Malkin
I can’t stand people who look into the camera and look into the eyes of millions of people and wax political correctness.
Stephen A. Smith
The core problem in our society is political correctness.
Peter Thiel
I am appalled to hear the defence of the niqab or burka in Europe. A bizarre political correctness has tied the tongues of those who would normally rally to defend women’s rights but who are now instead sacrificing those very rights in the name of fighting an increasingly powerful right wing.
Mona Eltahawy
I have absolute faith in the correctness of my course.
Ariel Sharon
I believe that political correctness can be a form of linguistic fascism, and it sends shivers down the spine of my generation who went to war against fascism.
P. D. James
There is a term called political correctness, and I consider it to be a euphemism for political cowardice.
Milos Zeman
As with ‘feminism,’ not to mention ‘liberalism’ and ‘conservatism,’ ‘political correctness’ tends to mean what you want it to mean, which also pretty much amounts to utter meaninglessness.
Meghan Daum
Deference has been codified in American life as political correctness. And political correctness functions like a despotic regime. It is an oppressiveness that spreads its edicts further and further into the crevices of everyday life.
Shelby Steele
What is political correctness, if not essentially redemptive speech? Soon liberalism had become a cultural identity that offered Americans a way to think of themselves as decent people. To be liberal was to be good.
Shelby Steele
It’s this upside-down world that we live in where we afford political correctness to the most intolerant group of individuals on the planet.
Vince Flynn
Political correctness – the rigging of politics using different rules for different groups, and buttressed by the media – ensures that Democrats always have the upper hand.
Andrew Breitbart
Political correctness has become a straightjacket.
Gary Oldman
BDS is not a typical act of political correctness, undertaken by radical academics whose usual prey is the youth of America. This is a worldwide movement designed to destroy the one democracy in the Middle East and the hopes of people who have occupied that land for over three thousand years.
Thom Tillis
Generals aren’t in the business of commenting on the correctness or incorrectness of the President’s decisions. Anybody who thinks he should be able to do that ought to be fired on the spot.
Norman Schwarzkopf
We all have Tumblr, and we all have Instagram and everything. People care so much about it because, now, any random can be famous on the Internet if their world looks good on Tumblr. And so everyone at high school strives for this kind of aesthetic correctness.
I am politically incorrect, that’s true. Political correctness to me is just intellectual terrorism. I find that really scary, and I won’t be intimidated into changing my mind. Everyone isn’t going to love you all the time.
Mel Gibson
While many liberals have dismissed the idea of political correctness as a right-wing manufactured hysteria, it is in fact a real thing.
Kirsten Powers
It’s not hard to see how accusations against Trump as a racist and misogynist would be met with eye rolls and knowing murmurs of ‘political correctness’ by people who have had their worldview constantly caricatured and demonized by the cultural elites in academia, media and politics.
Kirsten Powers