Men: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
Women: A B C D E G H J K L M N O P R S T V Z

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.

John Greenleaf Whittier

You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Marvin Olasky

Today, unless women gain jobs and athletic scholarships commensurate with their percentage of the population, feminists scream discrimination.

Malcolm X

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


Let's practice motivation and love, not discrimination and hate.

Clarence Thomas

Any discrimination, like sharp turns in a road, becomes critical because of the tremendous speed at which we are traveling into the high-tech world of a service economy.

Barbra Streisand

How I wish we lived in a time when laws were not necessary to safeguard us from discrimination.

John Roberts

The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.

Malcolm X

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

Malcolm X

Truth is on the side of the oppressed.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

Making fun of born-again Christians is like hunting dairy cows with a high powered rifle and scope.

Thurgood Marshall

Ending racial discrimination in jury selection can be accomplished only by eliminating peremptory challenges entirely.

It is important that the strongest pressures against the continuation of segregation, North or South, be continually and constantly manifested. Probably, as much as anything else, this is the key in the elimination of discrimination in the United States.

Andrew Cuomo

I believe discrimination still exists in society and we must fight it in every form.

Salma Hayek

I had to endure the worst time of all in terms of racial discrimination in Hollywood when I first started out. It was inconcievable to American directors and producers that a Mexican woman could have a lead role.

Bill Gates

Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up.

B. R. Ambedkar

What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights.

Desmond Tutu

Racism, xenophobia and unfair discrimination have spawned slavery, when human beings have bought and sold and owned and branded fellow human beings as if they were so many beasts of burden.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

All I can say is I am sensitive to discrimination on any basis because I have experienced that upset.

I've never been discriminated against, but I have witnessed discrimination. I was talking to a director and asked why one of my friends didn't get a particular part, and he specifically told me it was because she just had a baby and it was hard to see her as sexy.

Jimmy Carter

I say to you quite frankly that the time for racial discrimination is over.

Mike Pence

I abhor discrimination. The way I was raised was like most Hoosiers, with the golden rule, that you should do unto others what you'd have them do unto you.

Gloria Steinem

Because women of color were more likely to be in the paid labor force, they were more likely to recognize discrimination, so they were always leading the women's movement.

Angela Merkel

I'm someone who is very supportive of us eliminating all discrimination.

Mike Pence

Hoosiers don't believe in discrimination.

Angela Merkel

I am for our not having any discrimination in tax legislation.

Donald Trump

I like the idea of amending the 1964 Civil Rights Act to include a ban of discrimination based on sexual orientation. It would be simple. It would be straightforward.


I am against discrimination of any kind, but if I make snap judgments, no matter who it's towards, aren't I committing the same sin as someone who profiles?

Mike Pence

As governor of Indiana, if I were presented a bill that legalized discrimination against any person or group, I would veto it.

Cory Booker

On a daily basis, I think it's really important to be conscious of gender-based discrimination - which presents in sometimes more, but often less, obvious forms - and do everything possible to defeat that discrimination.