Quotes of Bias

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

- Edward R. Murrow

“ Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

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

- Mark Twain

“ There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons — That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes — . ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ Fortunately for serious minds, a bias recognized is a bias sterilized. ”

- Eustace Haydon

“ Prejudice is being down on something you're not up on. ”

- Unknown

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

- Charles Dickens

“ There is no bigotry like that of "free thought" run to seed. ”

- Andrew Greeley

“ Intolerance has been the curse of every age and state. ”

- Samuel Davies

“ 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

“ They display their intolerance of racism with their white and black bands. ”

- David Davis

“ We live in a world of intolerance masked as tolerance. ”

- Rush Limbaugh

“ Tell all the Truth but tell it slant — Success in Circuit liesToo bright for our infirm DelightThe Truth's superb surprise. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ We want the facts to fit the preconceptions. When they don't, it is easier to ignore the facts than to change the preconceptions. - Jessamyn West. ”

- Jessamyn West

“ 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

“ To take up half on trust, and half to try, Name it not faith but bungling bigotry. ”

- John Dryden

“ Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard. ”

- Adlai E. Stevenson

“ Truth is a tendency. ”

- R. Buckminster Fuller

“ I have only one prejudice in horseflesh - I do not like a white one. ”

- Ernest Thompson Seton

“ People no longer seem shocked by expressions of overt bigotry. ”

- David Friedman

“ Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Bias and impartiality is in the eye of the beholder. ”

- Lord Barnett

“ Have a bias toward action — let's see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away. ”

- Richard Thalheimer

“ The crowning blessing of life is to be born with a bias to some pursuit. ”

- S. G. Tallentyre

“ To know the true reality of yourself, you must be aware not only of your conscious thoughts, but also of your unconscious prejudices, bias and habits. ”

- Unknown

“ What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice. ”

- Merle Woo

“ I do not believe, given her past decisions and comments on the reasons to go to war in Iraq, that Dr. Rice will be able to represent the United States without a predetermined bias from the war. ”

- Daniel Akaka

“ A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste. ”

- Whitney Balliett
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