Man does not see reality as it is, but only as he perceives it, and his perception may be mistaken or biased.
Market prices are always wrong in the sense that they present a biased view of the future.
Men are often biased in their judgment on account of their sympathy and their interests.
It's not really a question of who is biased, but which bias is the correct bias with which to be biased!
Be able to recognize when you're reading or hearing material biased to your own side.
Bias and prejudice are attitudes to be kept in hand, not attitudes to be avoided.
Stereotypes are the mind's shorthand for dealing with complexities. They have two aspects: they are much blunter than reality; they are shaped to fit a man's preferences or prejudgments. Thus two principles are involved: differentiation or its lack, and biased preferential perception.
The voice of the intelligence is soft and weak, said Freud. It is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is hissed away by hate, and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.
Time perspective is one of the most powerful influences on all of human behavior. We're trying to show how people become biased to being exclusively past-, present- or future-oriented.
Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.
People continually ask me, "Why does the media do what it does? Why are they so obviously self-destructive? Why are they so obviously predictable? Why is the media so obviously biased? Do they not see how other people see?" No, they don't. But then again, they don't care, folks.
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty.
[on the voice of the intelligence] It is drowned out by the roar of fear.
When I first started to get into writing, it was via music. I'd generate ideas for songs that would turn into stories, then they'd turn into novels. I was biased toward music.
I hope we will not so characterize religious people as being so narrow and so biased towards people not of their own religion that they cannot even work with them in this common cause to which you say they are committed.
Good managers have a bias for action.
The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They're about getting ratings, about making money, about doing stories that are easy to cover.
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.
Our culture is biased against quiet and reserved people, but introverts are responsible for some of humanity's greatest achievements.
I think that bias is not a fixed thing. It's not as though some people are biased and others are not. It ebbs and flows. It can be manipulated. It changes according to a person's circumstances.
Susan is just great. I know I'm biased, but she's a great actress.
Much of what we call emotion is nothing more or less than a certain kind - a biased, prejudiced, or strongly evaluative kind - of thought.
I want to inspire people to really open up their minds and not be one-sided or biased or hypocritical.
We are strangely biased, as individuals and media institutions, to focus on big sudden changes, whether good or bad - amazing breakthroughs, such as a new gadget that gets released, or catastrophic failures, like a plane crash.
I am biased to my show as a whole but it is still very entertaining.
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