Quotes and Sayings about Bigotry



"Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth."
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
(Related: Truth, Soul, Bigotry)

"Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: America, Bigotry, Discrimination, Intolerance, states, United, World)

"There is no bigotry like that of "free thought" run to seed."
- Horace Greeley
(Related: Bigotry)

"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
(Related: Movies, Being, Bigotry, Civil rights, Drama, Fathers, Kids, Mob)

"You tend to be afraid when someone seems foreign to you. But if you aren't careful, that can lead to bigotry."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Bigotry)

"I don't much care who is gay or straight or married or not. I mostly notice if they are brave enough to confront bigotry."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Bigotry, Care, Gay)

"Bigotry and judgment are the height of insecurity."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Bigotry, Insecurity, Judgment)

"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
(Related: Time, Beliefs, Bigotry, Intolerance, Religious, Satire, World)

"Bigotry is the sacred disease."
- Heraclitus
(Related: Bigotry, Disease)

"I see the policy of opposing same-sex marriages or unions, whatever you call it, as bigotry or discrimination."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Society, Bigotry, Deep, Evil, Prejudice)

"The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity."
- David O. McKay
(Related: Bigotry, Darkness, Hatred, Humanity, Malice, Night, Selfishness, Sun)

"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
(Related: Americans, Bigotry, Fact, Minority, Vote)

"Look back, to slavery, to suffrage, to integration and one thing is clear. Fashions in bigotry come and go. The right thing lasts."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: Bigotry, Right, Slavery)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Government, Power, Act, Ambition, Bigotry, Consciousness, Intolerance, Pride, Spiritual)

"Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Truth, Bigotry)

"I'm surprised at the extent of the bigotry. But it really plays out when companies or schools take a side and prohibit the other platform at all. We Mac users should be good even when the other side is bad. We should do what we can to accept the other platforms."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Bigotry, Schools)