Quotations on Bigotry
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Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
- Maya Angelou
(Keywords: Travel, Idea, Bigotry, Friends, May, Worry)
Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Keywords: Religion, Bigotry, Fools)
As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow, and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less harm to the liberties of my country than will a party, who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious bigotry in the minds of their duped followers.
- Ezra Cornell
(Keywords: Power, Bigotry, Country, Followers, Harm, Old, Party, Religious, Shadow, Will)
Too small is our world to allow discrimination, bigotry and intolerance to thrive in any corner of it, let alone in the United States of America.
- Eliot Engel
(Keywords: America, Bigotry, Discrimination, Intolerance, states, United, World)
We grew up as kids watching those movies and we were exposed to themes of civil rights, unfairness, bigotry and fathers struggling against the kind of mob of the town, so you remember how you felt as a kid being taken seriously, that you are part of the human drama.
- Rachel Griffiths
(Keywords: Movies, Being, Bigotry, Civil rights, Drama, Fathers, Kids, Mob)
There is a place in this world for satire, but there is a time when satire ends and intolerance and bigotry toward religious beliefs... begins.
- Isaac Hayes
(Keywords: Time, Beliefs, Bigotry, Intolerance, Religious, Satire, World)
I see the policy of opposing same-sex marriages or unions, whatever you call it, as bigotry or discrimination.
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Keywords: Policy, Bigotry, Discrimination)
Homophobia is like racism and anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry in that it seeks to dehumanize a large group of people, to deny their humanity, their dignity and personhood.
- Coretta Scott King
(Keywords: People, Bigotry, Dignity, Humanity, Racism)
I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
- Coretta Scott King
(Keywords: Americans, Bigotry, Freedom, Rights, Human rights, Prejudice, Responsibility, Tolerance)
The left sees nothing but bigotry and superstition in the popular defense of the family or in popular attitudes regarding abortion, crime, busing, and the school curriculum.
- Christopher Lasch
(Keywords: Family, Abortion, Bigotry, Crime, Curriculum, Defense, Nothing, Popular, School, Superstition)
Bigotry or prejudice in any form is more than a problem; it is a deep-seated evil within our society.
- Judith Light
(Keywords: Society, Bigotry, Deep, Evil, Prejudice)
Your political system is actually too democratic. The fact that Americans vote on every bill and proposition can prolong bigotry indefinitely, especially where it is aimed at minority groups.
- George Michael
(Keywords: Americans, Bigotry, Fact, Minority, Vote)
I try to support groups that are about educating people about different races, different religions, different cultures and different situations so that we can break down the barriers of prejudice and bigotry.
- Loretta Sanchez
(Keywords: People, Bigotry, Prejudice, Support)
Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue.
- Charles Simmons
(Keywords: Argument, Bigotry, Fire, Intolerance, Old, Persecution, Silence, Tongue)
It was under a solemn consciousness of the dangers from ecclesiastical ambition, the bigotry of spiritual pride, and the intolerance of sects... that is was deemed advisable to exclude from the national government all power to act upon the subject.
- Joseph Story
(Keywords: Government, Power, Act, Ambition, Bigotry, Consciousness, Intolerance, Pride, Spiritual)