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"Race prejudice is the devil unchained." - Charles W Chesnutt

"Race prejudice decreases values, both real estate and human." - W E B Du Bois

"Pride of race is the antidote to prejudice." - Arturo Alfonso Schomburg

"Pit race against race, religion against religion, prejudice against prejudice. Divide and conquer! We must not let that happen here." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"Race prejudice can't be talked down, it must be lived down." - Francis James Grimke

"Race prejudice decreases values both real estate and human; crime, ignorance and filth decrease values." - W E B Du Bois

"Race prejudice can't be talked down, it must be lived down." - Francis J Grimke

"I know that human prejudice - especially that growing out of race and religion - is cruelly inveterate and lasting." - Grover Cleveland

"The arrogance of race prejudice is an arrogance which defies what is scientifically known of human races." - Ruth Benedict

"I deplore any action which denies artistic talent an opportunity to express itself because of prejudice against race origin." - Bess Truman

"Seeing their children touched and seared and wounded by race prejudice is one of the heaviest crosses which colored women have to bear." - Mary Church Terrell

"What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice." - Carter G Woodson

"I have found Jews to be more broad-minded than most whites on issues of race and politics, perhaps because they themselves have historically been victims of prejudice." - Nelson Mandela

"The churches that are most obviously democratic are most obviously given to race prejudice. I mean the churches that have absolute congregational control." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"Race prejudice is a gift of nature, intended to preserve in purity the various divisions of mankind which the ages have evolved." - H P Lovecraft

"We beg you to save young America from the blight of race prejudice. Do not bind the children within the narrow circles of your own lives." - Charles Hamilton Houston

"I believe that there is a moral and constitutional equivalence between laws designed to subjugate a race and those that distribute benefits on the basis of race in order to foster some current notion of equality.... In my mind, government-sponsored racial discrimination based on benign prejudice is just as noxious as discrimination inspired by malicious prejudice." - Clarence Thomas

"Is the Jewish race thriftier than the Arab race?" - Ta-Nehisi Coates

"The human race has improved everything, but the human race." - Adlai E Stevenson

"Politics: a Trojan horse race" - Stanislaw Lec

"Profound as race prejudice is against the Negro American, it is not practically as far-reaching as the prejudice against women. For stripping away the sentimentality which makes Mother's Day and Best American Mother Contests, the truth is that women suffer all the effects of a minority." - Pearl S Buck

"There are those people who basically don't like those who are different. Now, that is a prejudice and it's a prejudice that's dangerous because in the world today, the world works through connectivity. It works through going across the boundaries, but faith and culture and race in a nation." - Tony Blair

"I pity from the bottom of my heart any individual who is so unfortunate as to get into the habit of holding race prejudice, for nothing else makes one so blind and narrow." - Booker T Washington

"Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored - it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on." - Pearl S Buck

"There is no more evil thing in this world than race prejudice, none at all. [...] It justifies and holds together more baseness, cruelty, and abomination than any other sort of error in the world." - H G Wells

"I am not interested in the support of anybody who stands for any form of prejudice as to anybody's race or religion. . . . I have no place in my philosophy for such beliefs." - Wendell Willkie

"What if man is not really a scoundrel, man in general, I mean, the whole race of mankind-then all the rest is prejudice, simply artificial terrors and there are no barriers and it's all as it should be." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Western civilization, Christianity, decency are struggling for their very lives. In this worldwide civil war, race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy, for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life." - Mordecai

"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

"It demonstrates to his simple mind in the most positive manner that we have no prejudice against him on account of his race, and that while he behaves himself he will be treated the same as a white man." - George Crook

"Western civilization, Christianity, decency are struggling for their very lives. In this worldwide civil war, race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy, for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life." - Mordecai Wyatt Johnson

"I do not believe that the people of Ontario judge their leaders on the basis of race, sexual orientation, colour or religion. I don't believe they hold that prejudice in their hearts." - Kathleen Wynne

"Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on." - Pearl S Buck

"Prejudice is ignorance." - Michael Jackson

"Acquaintance softens prejudice." - Aesop

"Consider data without prejudice." - Thomas A Edison

"Prejudice is always dangerous." - Wendy Beckett

"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

"America is racial. America was founded on race. Race is America. The code name for America is 'race.'" - Paul Mooney

"Race designation is a political designation." - Jesse Jackson

"Human race cannot coexist with nuclear weapons" - Iccho Itoh

"A race is a work of art." - Steve Prefontaine

"Values matters well in a race." - George W Bush

"I race to win. That's the point." - Dathan Ritzenhein

"Gamsters and race-horses never last long." - George Herbert

"Race remains a significant challenge in America." - Hillary Clinton

"A race isn't won until it's over." - Niki Lauda

"Race is a very sensitive subject." - Regina King

"Race, redemption and healing - that's my thing." - Bebe Moore Campbell

"Beating John Landy was my defining race." - Roger Bannister

"Everybody puts on airs, regardless of race." - Keeganmichael Key

"Everybody puts on airs, regardless of race." - Keegan-Michael Key

"Race differences show up early in life." - J Philippe Rushton

"The Indian race are waiting and praying." - Chief Joseph

"I know that my race must change." - Chief Joseph

"I never though much about race." - Thelonious Monk

"I like to feel prejudice towards people who are prejudice" - Kurt Cobain

"Hypocrisy: prejudice with a halo." - Ambrose Bierce

"REASON, n. Propensitate of prejudice." - Ambrose Bierce

"Prejudice marks a mental landmine." - Gloria Steinem

"Beauty is a delightful prejudice." - Theocritus

"Every word is a prejudice." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Prejudice is opinion without judgement." - Voltaire

"Travel is lethal to prejudice." - Mark Twain

"Criticism is prejudice made plausible." - H L Mencken

"Choose the human race over the nuclear race. Bury the weapons and don't burn the people." - Jesse Jackson

"In a race for limited resources, it is the energy efficient that will win the race" - David Cameron

"Life is not about winning the race. Life is about finishing the race." - Marc Mero

"Race totally matters. Race totally changes your point of view. It's a different experience." - Bryan Fuller

"I save the race for the race and I don't let it all out in practice." - Tyson Gay

"I own a Ferrari race team, and we race all over North America." - Robert Herjavec

"Race hate isn't human nature; race hate is the abandonment of human nature." - Orson Welles

"The parallel between antifeminism and race prejudice is striking. The same underlying motives appear to be at work, namely fear, jealousy, feelings of insecurity, fear of economic competition, guilt feelings, and the like. Many of the leaders of the feminist movement in the nineteenth-century United States clearly understood the similarity of the motives at work in antifeminism and race discrimination and associated themselves with the anti slavery movement." - Ashley Montagu

"Someone must show that the Afro-American race is more sinned against than sinning, and it seems to have fallen to me to do so. The awful death roll called every week is appalling, not only because of the lives taken, the cruelty and outrage to the victims, but because of the prejudice it fosters." - William Wells Brown

"Ultimately, of course, there is no excuse for being fat in this culture. It's the one last prejudice we allow ourselves, the final frontier of acceptable segregation. Our political correctness is positively Californian when it comes to race, creed, origin, and orientation. But we still condemn ourselves and others for this last intolerable offense in an annoyingly tolerant society." - Joni Rodgers

"There are, and always have been, destructive pseudo-scientific notions linked to race and religion; these are the most widespread and damaging. Hopefully, educated people can succeed in shedding light into these areas of prejudice and ignorance, for as Voltaire once said: 'Men will commit atrocities as long as they believe absurdities." - Martin Gardner

"Our greatest prejudice is against death. It spans age, gender and race. We spend immeasurable amounts of energy fighting an event that will eventually triumph. Though it is noble not to give in easily, the most alive people I've ever met are those who embrace their death. They love, laugh and live more fully." - Andy Webster

"The prejudice of the race appears stronger in the States that have abolished slaves than in the States where slavery still exists. White carpenters, white bricklayers, and white painters will not work side by side with the blacks in the North but do it in almost every Southern State..." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"Outrun the people who quit when they feel discomfort, outrun the people who stop because of despair, outrun the people who are delayed because of prejudice, outrun the people who surrender to failure, and outrun the opponent who loses sight of the goal. Because if you want to win, the will can never retire, the race can never stop, and faith can never weaken." - Muhammad Ali

"Why do I dance? Dance is my medicine. It's the scream which eases for a while the terrible frustration common to all human beings who because of race, creed, or color, are 'invisible'. Dance is the fist with which I fight the sickening ignorance of prejudice." - Pearl Primus

"Justice, poised and balanced in eternal calm, will shake from the golden scales in which are weighed the acts of men, the very dust of prejudice and caste: No race, no color, no previous condition, can change the rights of men." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"It is not that we have class prejudice, but only that we find comfort and ease in our own class. And normally there are plenty of people of our own class, or race, or religion to play, live, and eat with, and to marry." - Gordon Allport

"Why do I dance? Dance is my medicine. It's the scream which eases for a while the terrible frustration common to all human beings who because of race, creed, or color, are "invisible". Dance is the fist with which I fight the sickening ignorance of prejudice." - Pearl Primus

"That it should still be necessary, at this late stage in the senility of the human race to argue that women have a fine and fluent intelligence is surely an eloquent proof of the defective observation, incurable prejudice, and general imbecility of their lords and masters." - H L Mencken

"The rights of all are equal: justice, poised and balanced in eternal calm, will shake from the golden scales in which are weighed the acts of men, the very dust of prejudice and caste: No race, no color, no previous condition, can change the rights of men." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"It is not that we have class prejudice, but only that we find comfort and ease in our own class. And normally there are plenty of people of our own class, or race, or religion to play, live, and eat with, and to marry." - Gordon W Allport

"When I was younger, I definitely did face anti-ginger prejudice. As a child, all teasing hurts, whether it's because you're fat or a different race or have red hair. I had enough comments from a couple of people to make it a sore point." - Lily Cole

"We must become bigger than we have been: more courageous, greater in spirit, larger in outlook. We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations but to our fellow men within the human community." - Haile Selassie

"We must come to the point where we realize the concept of race is a false one. There is only one race, the human race." - Dan Aykroyd

"Scribblers are a self-conceited and self-worshipping race." - Horace

"History is the zoology of the human race." - Franz Grillparzer

"We belong to the race that knows Joseph" - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"The race isn't to the swift, it's to the thoughtful." - Terence Mckenna

"I'm a tired runner in the human race." - Huey Lewis

"In the race for quality, there is no finish line" - David T. Kearns

"The race by vigour, not by vaunts, is won." - Alexander Pope

"We must give Italians a sense of race." - Benito Mussolini

"I race to win, not to please people" - Bernard Hinault

"I'm not investigating race as much as I'm investigating intimacy." - Claudia Rankine

"There really is no such thing as race..." - Bill Nye

"Running from your problems is a race you'll never win." - Kid Cudi

"During the race, we lose 2-4 kilos of liquids." - Lewis Hamilton

"Schools should be integrated by race and by class." - Nikki Giovanni

"It is important not to confuse race and religion." - Richard Dawkins

"If the enemy opens the door, you must race in." - Sun Tzu

"Who vaunts his race, lauds what belongs to others." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"I have never understood the notion that we could continue to focus on race in order to get over race, that we have to be race conscious in order not to be race conscious." - Clarence Thomas

"And waste their music on the savage race." - Edward Young

"Poetry is the mother-tongue of the human race." - Johann Georg Hamann

"It's important for me to think I'm mixed-race." - Dan Obrien

"Race is still real and you got to recognize it." - Yelawolf

"When I'm driving the race track, it's all about repetition." - Helio Castroneves

"This can not be about a race to the bottom." - Alexis Herman

"Nobody has ever convinced me that race is real." - Alice Walker

"Nobody had race savvy like Al Unser in his prime." - Mario Andretti

"In this rat-race everybody's guilty till proved innocent!" - Bette Davis

"It could potentially be a very competitive race." - Bill Luther

"There's no question 'Amazing Race' is a beautifully produced show." - Nigel Lythgoe

"I love all people, whatever race they are." - Alain Robert

"Race is still the No. 1 determinant in every election." - Nate Silver

"History is a race between education and catastrophe." - H G Wells

"There's a foot race between gas bills and paychecks." - Jerry A Webman

"The human race is governed by its imagination." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"I'm a Bravoholic, and I love 'RuPaul's Drag Race.'" - Gillian Jacobs

"Just take each race as it comes and have fun." - Juan Pablo Montoya

"In the final analysis this congressional race is always going to be a close race, whether there's a presidential race or governor's race or not. But is this a better year? Yes, this would probably be a better year." - Baron Hill

"I race to win, not to please people." - Bernard Hinault

"In the name of a race you cannot find any dignity in the contemptability of your race." - Khem Veasna

"When today's race is over, it's over. The only race that matters is the one coming up." - Harry Gant

"A lot of the things I do deal with my race, but my race is who I am." - Wyatt Cenac

"The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race." - John Roberts

"But even race-neutral policies and recruitment efforts designed to achieve greater diversity are, in the end, not race neutral." - Adam Schiff

"Reason transformed into prejudice is the worst form of prejudice, because reason is the only instrument for liberation from prejudice." - Allan Bloom

"No matter how old I get, the race remains one of life's most rewarding experiences. My times become slower and slower, but the experience of the race is unchanged: each race a drama, each race a challenge, each race stretching me in one way or another, and each race telling me more about myself and others." - George A Sheehan

"Ignorance is the wet-nurse of prejudice." - Josh Billings

"we can't abolish prejudice through laws ..." - Belva Ann Lockwood

"Trade is the best cure for prejudice." - Baron de Montesquieu

"Two things reduce prejudice: education and laughter." - Laurence J Peter

"The stain of prejudice is often indelible." - Gerry Spence

"There is nothing stronger than human prejudice." - Wendell Phillips

"Truth is too weak to combat prejudice." - Charlotte Lennox

"Excellence is the best weapon against prejudice." - David Oyelowo

"Free speech is a bourgeois prejudice." - Vladimir Lenin

"Heightism is the last unchecked prejudice." - Alice McDermott

"Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice dies hard." - Adlai Stevenson

"Prejudice is an opinion without judgment." - Voltaire

"The greatest obstacle to progress is prejudice." - Bavee

"The best antidote to prejudice is reality." - Barney Frank

"Sometimes, the way around prejudice is education." - Liza Mundy

"Prejudice is the child of ignorance." - William Hazlitt



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