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Discrimination Quotes

Starting from gender discrimination to racial discrimination, discrimination is a social disease that can affect a person both physically and emotionally. Discrimination can make a working place a living hell. Different types of discrimination have been a societal issue for several decades. With the implementation of new laws to protect potential victims, the problem is addressed to a certain degree, but still it happens frequently resulting in devastating effects. Read this collection of discrimination quotes to understand the subject in depth.

Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.

- Erich Fromm

Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.

- Karl Marx

In the steel industry the corporations generally have accepted collective bargaining and negotiated wage agreements with the Committee for Industrial Organization.

- John L. Lewis

Women have very little idea of how much men hate them.

- Germaine Greer

As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.

- Maya Angelou

I realize that I'm black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody's wish.

- Michael Jordan

As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.

- Adam Smith

Nothing is more repugnant to me than brotherly feelings grounded in the common baseness people see in one another.

- Milan Kundera

The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.

- Clint Eastwood

If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.

- Noam Chomsky

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.

- Noam Chomsky

My family got all over me because they said Bush is only for the rich people. Then I reminded them, 'Hey, I'm rich.

- Charles Barkley

We don't need refs, but I guess white guys need something to do.

- Charles Barkley

All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.

- Animal Farm , George Orwell

I am for violence if non-violence means we continue postponing a solution to the American black man's problem just to avoid violence.

- Malcolm X

I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.

- Malcolm X

I think every group of black guys should have at least one white guy in it.

- Dave Chappelle

Truth is on the side of the oppressed.

- Malcolm X

We have a president for whom English is a second language. He's like 'We have to get rid of dictators,' but he's pretty much one himself.

- Robin Williams

All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.

- James Madison

A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.

- Thomas Hardy

It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.

- Far from the Madding Crowd , Thomas Hardy

Now that we are poor, we are free. No white man controls our footsteps.

- Sitting Bull

What white woman, however lonely, was ever captive or insulted by me? Yet they say I am a bad Indian.

- Sitting Bull

Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female - whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male.

- Simone de Beauvoir

Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

The word love has by no means the same sense for both sexes, and this is one cause of the serious misunderstandings that divide them.

- Simone de Beauvoir

Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.

- Thomas Jefferson

It is only the poor who pay cash, and that not from virtue, but because they are refused credit.

- Anatole France

No matter the nationality, no matter the religion, no matter the ethnic background, America brings out the best in people.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.

- John Donne

The superiority of one man's opinion over another's is never so great as when the opinion is about a woman.

- Henry James

To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn't white.

- E. E. Cummings

So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women.

- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Laws are the sovereigns of sovereign.

- Louis XIV

Well, I've had a lot of different experiences in music over the years. And not everything you do can satisfy everybody's idealised version of you.

- Elvis Costello

A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed recipe.

- George Eliot

It is one of the most effective attitudes of the neurotic to measure thumbs down, so to speak, a real person by an ideal, since in doing so he can depreciate him as much as he wishes.

- Alfred Adler

I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.

- Alice Paul

There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all.

- Lou Gehrig

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