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Prejudice

Our prejudices are our robbers, they rob us valuable things in life.

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Prejudice and self-sufficiency naturally proceed from inexperience of the world, and ignorance of mankind.

Joseph Addison (1672-1719) English essayist, poet, and dramatist.

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

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) American newspaperman and short-story writer.

The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour on it, the more it will contract.

Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) American author and poet.

Orthodoxy is the diehard of the world of thought. It learns not, neither can it forget.

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) British author.

Prejudice not being funded on reason cannot be removed by argument.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them.

Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799) German scientist, satirist and anglophile.

One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of the world than one will be able to go to hell without perspiring.

Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) American journalist, satirist and social critic.

Two things reduce prejudice: education and laughter.

Laurence J. Peter (1919-1990) Canadian teacher and writer.

All looks yellow to a jaundiced eye.

Alexander Pope (1688-1744) English poet and satirist.

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