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.
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.
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.
Political correctness, to me, is an enemy.
The cornerstone of the political correctness that dominates campus culture is radical feminism.
Once citadels of free expression and occasional revolutionary ideas, today many American colleges have endorsed political correctness.
Political correctness is about denial, usually in the weasel circumlocutory jargon which distorts and evades and seldom stands up to honest analysis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I think political correctness has taken over this country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Political correctness means nothing to me. Nothing. It’s the new Puritanism, darling. Preventing us from expressing ourselves.
We were criticized throughout that investigation for being too thorough, for taking too long. But time has proved the correctness of that approach.
I hate political correctness.
The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
I just think political correctness is a limitation on our First Amendment freedoms.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
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.
National Standards was not a narrative of past events but was leftwing revisionism and Political Correctness.
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.
This lie of political correctness is bringing this country down. You just want to break through it all.
We need less political correctness and more political courage.
Political Correctness doesn’t change us, it shuts us up.
I just think political correctness is crap.
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.
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.
I can’t stand people who look into the camera and look into the eyes of millions of people and wax political correctness.
The core problem in our society is political correctness.
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.
I have absolute faith in the correctness of my course.
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.
There is a term called political correctness, and I consider it to be a euphemism for political cowardice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Political correctness has become a straightjacket.
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.
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.
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.
While many liberals have dismissed the idea of political correctness as a right-wing manufactured hysteria, it is in fact a real thing.
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.