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Positive Quotes about Bigotry

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Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand
with a grip that kills it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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Travel is fatal to bigotry, prejudice, and narrow-mindedness.
- Mark Twain

There is no bigotry like that of "free thought" run to seed.
- Horace Greeley

Bigotry is the sacred disease.
- Heraclitus

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Bigotry or prejudice in any form is more than a problem;
it is a deep-seated evil within our society.
- Judith Light

Look back, to slavery, to suffrage, to integration and one thing is clear.
Fashions in bigotry come and go.
The right thing lasts.
- Anna Quindlen

The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night,
but it cannot banish the blackness of malice,
hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity.
- David O. McKay

 

I don't much care who is gay or straight or married or not.
I mostly notice if they are brave enough to confront bigotry.
- Jasmine Guy

There is a place in this world for satire,
but there is a time when satire ends and intolerance
and bigotry toward religious beliefs...
begins.
- Isaac Hayes

I believe all Americans who believe in freedom,
tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to
oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
- Coretta Scott King

Too small is our world to allow discrimination,
bigotry and intolerance to thrive in any corner of it,
let alone in the United States of America.
- Eliot Engel

The left sees nothing but bigotry and superstition
in the popular defense of the family or in popular
attitudes regarding abortion,
crime, busing, and the school curriculum.
- Christopher Lasch

Bigotry and judgment are the height of insecurity.
- Jasmine Guy

Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
- Charles Caleb Colton

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

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

I see the policy of opposing same-sex marriages or unions,
whatever you call it, as bigotry or discrimination.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

You tend to be afraid when someone seems foreign to you.
But if you aren't careful, that can lead to bigotry.
- Jasmine Guy

It was under a solemn consciousness of the dangers
from ecclesiastical ambition,
the bigotry of spiritual pride, and the intolerance of sects...
that is was deemed advisable to exclude from the national
government all power to act upon the subject.
- Joseph Story

I try to support groups that are about educating people about different races,
different religions, different cultures and different
situations so that we can break down the barriers of prejudice and bigotry.
- Loretta Sanchez

We grew up as kids watching those movies and we were
exposed to themes of civil rights,
unfairness, bigotry and fathers struggling against
the kind of mob of the town,
so you remember how you felt as a kid being taken seriously,
that you are part of the human drama.
- Rachel Griffiths

As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow,
and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less
harm to the liberties of my country than will a party,
who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious
bigotry in the minds of their duped followers.
- Ezra Cornell

Your political system is actually too democratic.
The fact that Americans vote on every bill and proposition
can prolong bigotry indefinitely,
especially where it is aimed at minority groups.
- George Michael

Homophobia is like racism and anti-Semitism and other
forms of bigotry in that it seeks to dehumanize a large group of people,
to deny their humanity, their dignity and personhood.
- Coretta Scott King

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry,
but by demonstrating that all peoples cry,
laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea
that if we try and understand each other,
we may even become friends.
- Maya Angelou

I'm surprised at the extent of the bigotry.
But it really plays out when companies or schools take
a side and prohibit the other platform at all.
We Mac users should be good even when the other side is bad.
We should do what we can to accept the other platforms.
- Steve Wozniak

I'm not any kind of a bigot, I'm not.
- Samuel Alito

When suave politeness, tempering bigot zeal,
corrected 'I believe' to 'one does feel'.
- Ronald Knox

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye.
The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Am I an Apple bigot? No.
I can critique their products and their customer service philosophy.
But overall, they do better than any other player.
- Donald Norman

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

Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached
to an opinion that you do not entertain.
- Ambrose Bierce

Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has.
- Josh Billings

You're absolutely right: Bob Grant is a racist,
Bob Grant is a bigot, he's a despicable talk show host and I agree with that.
- Alan Dershowitz

He that cannot reason is a fool.
He that will not is a bigot.
He that dare not is a slave.
- Andrew Carnegie

He that will not reason is a bigot; he that cannot reason is a fool;
and he that dares not reason is a slave.
- William Drummond

I'm not homophobic, I'm not a bigot,
I'm not pandering to hatred.
- Sonny Bono

I am really enjoying the new Martin Luther King Jr stamp -
just think about all those white bigots,
licking the backside of a black man.
- Dick Gregory

I couldn't join a party that, frankly,
tolerates members who are bigots for one thing,
homophobes, racists.
- Ron Reagan

Those who will not reason, are bigots,
those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not,
are slaves.
- Lord Byron

Nor bigots who but one way see, through blinkers of authority.
- Matthew Green

Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth.
While truths, on which eternal things depend,
can hardly find a single friend.
- William Cowper

Let that which stood in front go behind,
let that which was behind advance to the front,
let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions,
let the old propositions be postponed.
- Walt Whitman

Woman, essentially a purist, is naturally bigoted and
relentless in her effort to make others as good as
she thinks they ought to be.
- Emma Goldman

I still find that a kind of stricture of the heart
happens when I see any form of bigoted or racist behaviour.
I get an actual pain in my heart.
- Janet Suzman

Yesterday NPR fired me for telling the truth.
The truth is that I worry when I am getting on an airplane
and see people dressed in garb that identifies them
first and foremost as Muslims.
This is not a bigoted statement.
It is a statement of my feelings, my fears after the
terrorist attacks of 9/11 by radical Muslims.
- Juan Williams

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman
in the midst of this world,
where each person is clinging to his piece of debris?
What's the proper salutation between people
as they pass each other in this flood?
- The Buddha

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

A man never knows how to say goodbye;
a woman never knows when to say it.
- Helen Rowland

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I, with a deeper instinct,
choose a man who compels my strength,
who makes enormous demands on me,
who does not doubt my courage or my toughness,
who does not believe me naive or innocent,
who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
- Anais Nin

I don't think you should feel about a film.
You should feel about a woman, not a movie.
You can't kiss a movie.
- Jean-Luc Godard

Men always want to be a woman's first love -
women like to be a man's last romance.
- Oscar Wilde

In order to be happy with a man,
you must understand him a lot and love him a little.
To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot
and not try to understand her at all.
- Helen Rowland

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
- Virginia Woolf

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A woman in love can't be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband
a month before she marries him
and what she thinks of him a year afterward,
and you will have the truth about him.
- H. L. Mencken

Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
- Ambrose Bierce

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

There are two times when a man doesn't understand a woman -
before marriage and after marriage.
- Anonymous

Whoever has trusted a woman has trusted deceivers.
- Hesiod

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid
pregnancy by a resort to mathematics,
though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
- H. L. Mencken

A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.
- George Meredith

I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.
- Walt Disney


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