Quotes of Bigotry

“ Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

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

- Andrew Greeley

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

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ Fanaticism is overcompensation for doubt. ”

- Robertson Davies

“ Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue. ”

- Charles Simmons

“ Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth. ”

- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

“ Bigotry is the sacred disease. ”

- Heraclitus

“ Religion is as effectually destroyed by bigotry as by indifference. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it. ”

- Rabindranath Tagore

“ Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

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

- Samuel Davies

“ Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardour, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim. ”

- George Santayana

“ I can't imagine that we would pass any bill that would tolerate slipping back into a level of intolerance that would be acceptable in today's society. ”

- Tom Daschle

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

- David Davis

“ The office of reformer of the superstitions of a nation, is ever dangerous. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ History warns us... that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions. ”

- Thomas Henry Huxley

“ Let the human mind loose. It must be loose. It will be loose. Superstition and dogmatism cannot confine it. ”

- John Adams

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

- Rush Limbaugh

“ I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance or admit a right of inquiry into the religious opinions of others. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ There is only one step from fanaticism to barbarism. ”

- Denis Diderot

“ Written in blood - and Bigotry may swell. The sail he spreads for Heav'n with blasts from hell! ”

- Edward Moore

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

- David Friedman

“ We're tolerant, ready for gay marriage, and we're unhappy that these people are trying to force their bigotry on us. ”

- Robert Martin

“ It is not bigotry to be certain we are right; but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong. ”

- G. K. Chesterton

“ A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag out his dark convictions! ”

- Logan Pearsall Smith

“ We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has. ”

- Josh Billings

“ Bigotry is the disease of ignorance, of morbid minds; enthusiasm of the free and buoyant. education and free discussion are the antidotes of both. ”

- Thomas Jefferson
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