Quotes of Discrimination

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

- Edward R. Murrow

“ It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit. ”

- Anatole France

“ Racism is a White attitudinal problem. ”

- Jane Elliott

“ If you believe that discrimination exists, it will. ”

- Anthony J. D’Angelo

“ Liberalism, above all, means emancipation — emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination… from poverty. ”

- Hubert H. Humphrey

“ There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all. ”

- Lou Gehrig

“ Daley may not feel a moral responsibility to eliminate discrimination but he has a legal obligation to do so. ”

- Bobby L. Rush

“ Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ I am for violence if non-violence means we continue postponing a solution to the American black man's problem just to avoid violence. ”

- Malcolm X

“ Now that we are poor, we are free. No white man controls our footsteps. ”

- Sitting Bull

“ What white woman, however lonely, was ever captive or insulted by me? Yet they say I am a bad Indian. ”

- Sitting Bull

“ I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism and sexism. ”

- Oprah Winfrey

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

- Samuel Davies

“ 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

“ Fascism is not an article for export. ”

- Benito Mussolini

“ In the common people there is no wisdom, no penetration, no power of judgment. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ Remember, when the judgment's weak, the prejudice is strong. ”

- K. O’Hara

“ The highest of distinctions is service to others. ”

- King George VI

“ The policemen or soldiers are only a gun in the establishments hand. They make the racist secure in his racism. ”

- Huey Newton

“ In a time where racism was at a premium high. ”

- Stevie Wonder

“ I don't think its racism, I think its economic. ”

- Colin Powell

“ We have been basically persuaded that we should not talk about racism. ”

- Angela Davis

“ We are sleepwalking our way to segregation. ”

- Trevor Phillips

“ We are sleepwalking to segregation. ”

- Trevor Phillips

“ We're often so blind. Our demand for the credentialed so colors our perception of believeability, that we wouldn't recognize God if he appeared within us. - Unknown. ”

- Unknown

“ That which happens in life is not as important as how you accept it. Walter Brueggeman - Unknown. ”

- Unknown

“ Vulgarity has its uses. Vulgarity often cuts ice which refinement scrapes at vainly. ”

- Max Beerbohm

“ One of the worst things you can do is have a limited budget and try to do some big looking film. That's when you end up with very bad work. ”

- Roger Corman

“ Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe. ”

- Claudia Black

“ A distinction should be made that. ”

- Jack Kemp
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