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  Pride and prejudice are brothers.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  What a sad era when it is easier to smash an atom than a prejudice.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  Small is the number of people who see with their eyes and think with their minds.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  A prejudice is a vagrant opinion without visible means of support.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.  
 -  Arthur Schopenhauer
  

  Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.  
 -  Bernard Mannes Baruch
  

  Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced, and today we think this more than ever and are just as wrong as all previous ages that thought so. How often have we not seen the truth condemned! It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.  
 -  Carl Jung
  

  Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.  
 -  Charlotte Bronte
  

  I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.  
 -  Clint Eastwood
  

  Prejudices are the chains forged by ignorance to keep men apart.  
 -  Countess of Blessington
  

  When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures bristling with prejudice and motivated by pride and vanity.  
 -  Dale Carnegie
  

  Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.  
 -  Edward R. Murrow
  

  Someone has said that it requires less mental effort to condemn than to think.  
 -  Emma Goldman
  

  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.  
 -  George Aiken
  

  I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.  
 -  Groucho Marx
  

  The catastrophe of the atomic bombs which shook men out of cities and businesses and economic relations, shook them also out of their old-established habits of thought, and out of the lightly held beliefs and prejudices that came down to them from the past.  
 -  H. G. Wells
  

  It is never too late to give up your prejudices.  
 -  Henry David Thoreau
  

  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.  
 -  George Aiken
  

  I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.  
 -  Groucho Marx
  

  The catastrophe of the atomic bombs which shook men out of cities and businesses and economic relations, shook them also out of their old-established habits of thought, and out of the lightly held beliefs and prejudices that came down to them from the past.  
 -  H. G. Wells
  

  It is never too late to give up your prejudices.  
 -  Henry David Thoreau
  

  Prejudice is a product of ignorance that hides behind barriers of tradition.  
 -  Jasper Fforde
  

  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.  
 -  Leo Tolstoy
  

  All communists are not bad, as all Congressmen are not angels. I have, therefore, no prejudice against communists as such. Their philosophy, as they have declared it to me, I cannot subscribe to.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  If someone is able to show me that what I think or do is not right, I will happily change, for I seek the truth, by which no one was ever truly harmed. It is the person who continues in his self-deception and ignorance who is harmed.  
 -  Marcus Aurelius
  

  Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.  
 -  Martin Luther King Jr.
  

  Do you know what we call opinion in the absence of evidence? We call it prejudice.  
 -  Michael Crichton
  

  If you judge people you have no time to love them.  
 -  Mother Teresa
  

  I don't like principles... I prefer prejudices.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  When we step out of our normal world and leave behind us all the usual barriers and prejudices, we tend to become more adventurous.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  Prejudices save time.  
 -  Robert Byrne
  

  The advice I would give any young person is, first of all, to rid themselves of prejudice against other people and to be concerned about what they can do to help others. And of course, to get a good education, and take advantage of the opportunities that they have. In fact, there are more opportunities today than when I was young.  
 -  Rosa Parks
  

  Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.  
 -  Tryon Edwards
  

  Prejudices are what fools use for reason.  
 -  Voltaire
  

  Judgments prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.  
 -  Wayne Dyer
  

  History is mostly guessing; the rest is prejudice.  
 -  Will Durant
  

  Prejudice is the child of ignorance.  
 -  William Hazlitt
  

  The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.  
 -  William Hazlitt
  

  The rule for traveling abroad is to take our common sense with us, and leave our prejudices behind.  
 -  William Hazlitt
  

  A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.  
 -  William James
  

  I think people are as individual as snowflakes, they kinda look alike but no two are the exactly the same, and all classification is the root of prejudice.  
 -  Unknown
  

  He that is possessed with a prejudice is possessed with a devil, and one of the worst kinds of devils, for it shuts out the truth, and often leads to ruinous error  
 -  Tryon Edwards
  

  Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic  
 -  Tryon Edwards
  

  He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices  
 -  Pamela Goldoni