Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves; vanity, to what we would have others think of us.
Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking.
If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other causes for prejudice by noon.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.
No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.
Prejudice: Sometimes it's like a hair across your cheek. You can't see it, you can't find it with your fingers, but you keep brushing at it because the feel of it is irritating.
Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge's chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view.
Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
Judge me all you want, just keep the verdict to yourself.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
Love is a form of prejudice. You love what you need, you love what makes you feel good, you love what is convenient. How can you say you love one person when there are ten thousand people in the world that you would love more if you ever met them? But you'll never meet them.
Prejudice is the twin of illiberality.
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
Moral prejudices are the stopgaps of virtue; and, as is the case with other stopgaps, it is often more difficult to get either out or in through them than through any other part of the fence.
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