Racial Prejudice quotes:

  • Clearly, the Obama presidency hasn't wiped out racial prejudices. -- Ron Fournier
  • Hypocrisy is the mother of all evil and racial prejudice is still her favourite child. -- Don King
  • The risk of racial prejudice infecting a capital sentencing proceeding is especially serious in light of the complete finality of the death sentence. -- Byron White
  • In the fullness of time, I suspect that bigotry against homosexuals will seem as repugnant as racial prejudice does today. Or so one hopes. -- Jon Meacham
  • Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia. -- Kurt Vonnegut
  • ... all Americans are the prisoners of racial prejudice. -- Shirley Chisholm
  • Racial prejudice is of ignorance. There is no place for it... -- Spencer W. Kimball
  • Racial prejudices are indication of a disturbed and potentially unstable society. -- Kenneth Clark
  • Racial prejudice boils down to the deeply anti-American message that some people are born to fail. -- James Fallows
  • My fight is not for racial sameness but for racial equality and against racial prejudice and discrimination. -- John Oliver Killens
  • My parents taught me that racial prejudice is a sin, one that robs the world of great minds and talents. -- Edward Brooke
  • Everybody should take each other as they are, white, black, Indians, Creole. Then there would be no prejudice, nations would get along. -- Langston Hughes
  • Over and above the political, economic, sociological, and international implications of racial prejudices, their major significance is that they place unnecessary burdens upon human beings. -- Kenneth Clark
  • if some folks have buried their racial prejudices, the chances are that they've got the graves marked and will have no trouble disinterring their pet hates. -- Josephine Lawrence
  • Men should continue to fight, but they should fight for things worth while, not for imaginary geographical lines, racial prejudices and private greed draped in the color's of patriotism. -- Albert Einstein
  • There is a good deal of evidence that the United States is moving to the right, and that the main force behind the movement is a resurgence, in a new form, of racial prejudice. -- Shirley Chisholm
  • No mathematician of equal stature has risen from our generation... Hilbert was singularly free from national and racial prejudices; in all public questions, be they political, social or spiritual, he stood forever on the side of freedom. -- Hermann Weyl
  • Now, personally, I am baffled by the concept of racial prejudice. Why hate someone based on the color of their skin when, if you take the time to get to know them as a human being, you can find so many other things to hate them for? -- Dennis Miller
  • Wherever you go - in every country, or in every continent, people yearn and hunger for only one thing, to love and be loved. Love transcends international boundaries and heals the wounds of hatred, racial, prejudice, bigotry and ignorance. It is the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation. -- Michael Jackson
  • People need to free their minds of racial prejudice and believe in equality for all and freedom regardless of race. It would be a good thing if all people were treated equally and justly and not be discriminated against because of race or religion or anything that makes them different from others. -- Rosa Parks
  • There was not one cause for our internment, but many - a deep-seated racial prejudice working on top of fear, distrust, and greed. So how is one to say exactly where history begins or ends? It is all slow oscillations, curves, and waves which take so long to reveal themselves ... like watching a tree grow. -- Gretel Ehrlich
  • Ruth is so loyal and gentle-hearted, we cannot help loving her, as she stands with the reapers amid the waving corn. Her beautiful, unselfish spirit shines out like a bright star in the night of a dark and cruel age. Love like Ruth's, love which can rise above conflicting creeds and deep-seated racial prejudices, is hard to find in all the world. -- Helen Keller
  • Jim Grimsley's unflinching self-examination of his own boyhood racial prejudices during the era of school desegregation is one of the most compelling memoirs of recent years. Vivid, precise, and utterly honest, How I Shed My Skin is a time-machine of sorts, a reminder that our past is every bit as complex as our present, and that broad cultural changes are often intimate, personal, and idiosyncratic. -- Dinty W. Moore
  • There is more racial prejudice in India than anywhere else in the world. -- Shekhar Kapur
  • Racial prejudice, anti-Semitism, or hatred of anyone with different beliefs has no place in the human mind or heart. -- Billy Graham
  • The idea of the mulatto has been a gathering point for a wide variety of racial prejudices, fears, myths, and speculations. -- Randall Kennedy
  • People must realize that a crime motivated by racial or ethnic prejudice against one group is a crime against all of us. -- Jose Serrano
  • Racism always exists cheek by jowl with, inside, and alongside culture and class. As a rule, it is inseparable from them. That is why, for example, food, language and names assume such importance in racial prejudice. -- Martin Jacques
  • Many black people I know are proud of the Irish part of their heritage - an Irish grandparent, say - but they recognise that many people believe in a form of racial purity. And it is from that belief that prejudice starts. -- Tom Paulin
  • While we dance in the streets and pat ourselves on the back for being a nation great enough to reach beyond racial divides to elect our first African-American president, let us not forget that we remain a nation still proudly practicing prejudice. -- Harvey Fierstein
  • The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life. I didn't always see it. It was up to our parents to see that we had our education in a town that hadn't yet realized what racial prejudice was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion. -- Katherine Dunham
  • Love transcends international boundaries. It heals the wounds of racial hatred, prejudice, bigotry and ignorance. -- Michael Jackson
  • There is no racial or religious prejudice among people in the theater. The only prejudice is against bad actors, especially successful ones. -- Helen Hayes