Quotes of Bent

“ We are such stuff As dreams are made on and our little life Is rounded with a sleep. ”

- William Shakespeare

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

- Edward R. Murrow

“ He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice. ”

- Mark Twain

“ We are chameleons, and our partialities and prejudices change place with an easy and blessed facility. ”

- Mark Twain

“ A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary. ”

- Dorothy C. Fisher

“ I like villains because there's something so attractive about a committed person — they have a plan, an ideology, no matter how twisted. They're motivated. ”

- Russell Crowe

“ Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Passion and prejudice govern the world; only under the name of reason. ”

- John Wesley

“ It is a great shock at the age of five or six to find that in a world of Gary Coopers you are the Indian. ”

- James Baldwin

“ Never a lip is curved with pain That can't be kissed into smiles again. ”

- Bret Harte

“ 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

“ Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among stones. ”

- Charlotte Bronte

“ The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted. ”

- Georg C. Lichtenberg

“ How many hopes and fears, how many ardent wishes and anxious apprehensions are twisted together in the threads that connect the parent with the child! ”

- Samuel G. Goodrich

“ Holding anger is a poison. It eats you from the inside. We think that hating is a weapon that attacks the person who harmed us. But hatred is a curved blade. And the harm we do, we do to ourselves. ”

- Mitch Albom

“ AIDS is not just God's punishment for homosexuals. It is God's punishment for the society that tolerates homosexuals. ”

- Jerry Falwell

“ I never read a book before reviewing it; it prejudices a man so. ”

- Sydney Smith

“ It isn't easy for an idea to squeeze itself into a head filled with prejudice. ”

- Unknown

“ Tolerant people are the happiest, so why not get rid of prejudices that hold you back? ”

- William Moulton Marston

“ Truth is the ricochet of a prejudice bouncing off a fact. ”

- Christopher Morley

“ Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteeen. ”

- W. C. Fields

“ We take life too seriously: the office of wit is to correct this tendency. ”

- Christian Nestell Bovee

“ Words in the head are like voices underwater. They are distorted. ”

- Jeanette Winterson

“ Fewer people are bent from hard work than are crooked from avoiding it. ”

- Zig Ziglar

“ Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so slightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ Overlook our deeds, since you know that crime was absent from our inclination. ”

- Ovid

“ Those who perpetrated such acts intend to sabotage what we are doing and prejudice us. ”

- Mahmoud Abbas

“ It is never too late to give up your prejudices. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices. ”

- Frederick The Great
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