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Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
We don’t see things as they are, we see things as we are.Anais Nin 1903-1977
The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no differences between men.Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)
No-one can make you feel inferior without your consent.Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)
What is the good of drawing conclusions from experience? I don't deny we sometimes draw the right conclusions; but don't we just as often draw the wrong ones? G. C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799)
You see things, and you say 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?' George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
The highest result of education is tolerance.Helen Keller (1880-1968)
Criticism is prejudice made plausible. Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956)
We have not really budged a step from home until we take up residence in someone else's point of view. John Erskine (1675-1732)
He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that. John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)
I am so convinced of the advantages of looking at mankind instead of reading about them, and of the bitter effects of staying at home with all the narrow prejudices of an Islander, that I think there should be a law amongst us to set our young men abroad for a term... Lord Byron (1788-1824)
Minds are like parachutes. They only function when open.Lord Thomas R Dewar
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.Mark Twain (1835-1910)
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.Martin Luther King JR.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.Martin Luther King JR.
We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.Martin Luther King JR.
There never was in the world two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity. Michael de Montaign (1533-1592).
People seldom improve very much when they have no pattern to go by but themselves.Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)
Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Teams have the potential to thrive more on the differences between members than the similarities. Peter Honey
Who you are speaks so loudly I can't hear what you're saying. Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accommodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed down in his community. Ruth Benedict 1887 - 1948
Great spirit, help me never to judge another until I have walked in his moccasins.Sioux Indian prayer
We hold these truths to be self-evident; that all Men are created equal; that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life; liberty; and the pursuit of happiness.United States Declaration of Independence
Criticism is the disapproval of people, not for having faults but for having faults different from ours. Unknown
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. William James (1842-1910)