Quotations About / On: PREJUDICE

  • 1.
    Reason transformed into prejudice is the worst form of prejudice, because reason is the only instrument for liberation from prejudice.
    (Allan Bloom (1930-1992), U.S. educator, author. "From Socrates' Apology to Heidegger's Rektoratsrede," pt. 3, The Closing of the American Mind (1987).)
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  • 2.
    There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from all prejudice.
    (William Hazlitt (1778-1830), British essayist. "On the Tendency of Sects," The Round Table (1817).)
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  • 3.
    The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices—against half the human race—that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition.
    (Eva Figes (b. 1932), British author. Interview in Women Writers Talk, ed. Olga Kenyon (1989).)
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    Prejudice is the sole author of infamies: how many acts are so qualified by an opinion forged out of nought but prejudice!
    (Marquis de Sade (1740-1814), French author. Mme Delbène, in L'Histoire de Juliette, ou les Prospérités du Vice, pt. 1 (1797).)
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  • 5.
    The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.
    (Marcel Proust (1871-1922), French novelist. "Regrets, Reveries, Changing Skies," no. 5, Pleasures and Regrets (1896, trans. 1948).)
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  • 6.
    Prejudices in disfavor of a person fix deeper, and are much more difficult to be removed, than prejudices in favor.
    (Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), British novelist. Third edition, London (1751). Clarissa, in Clarissa, vol. 7, p. 233, AMS Press (1990).)
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    prejudices and criticism is often due to their own values ​​and self-criticism
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  • 8.
    Public offices are supposed to be free from pride and prejudice.
    (Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942- India- former Civil Servant; Social Activist.))
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    Marxism is not scientific: at the best, it has scientific prejudices.
    (Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian philosopher, author. "State Terrorism and Rational Terror," pt. 3, The Rebel (1951, trans. 1953).)
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  • 10.
    ... all Americans are the prisoners of racial prejudice.
    (Shirley Chisholm (b. 1924), African American politician. Unbought and Unbossed, ch. 13 (1970). Chisholm was a Congresswoman from a poor African American district in Brooklyn.)
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