Discrimination And Racism Quotes by Mary Browne, Malcolm X, Nelson Mandela, Rigoberta Menchu, Wayne Dyer, William Faulkner and many others.
Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.
I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.
No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion.
I resolutely believe that respect for diversity is a fundamental pillar in the eradication of racism, xenophobia and intolerance. There is no excuse for evading the responsibility of finding the most suitable path toward the elimination of any expression of discrimination against indigenous peoples.
Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.
To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.
As you grow older, you’ll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don’t you forget it – whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, he is trash.
Unconditional love will have the final word in reality.
Love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much.
One day our descendants will think it incredible that we paid so much attention to things like the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender instead of the unique identities of each of us as complex human beings.
If we accept and acquiesce in the face of discrimination, we accept the responsibility ourselves. We should, therefore, protest openly everything … that smacks of discrimination or slander.
Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
I really think that discrimination and racism is a horrible thing. And I don’t want any form of it in our government, in our public sphere.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
I refuse to accept the view . . . that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality.