Prejudice quotes

122 prejudice quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.”
    Clint Eastwood
    [Tag:prejudice, safety]
  • “- Alec Scudder: You talk like a man who's never had to earn his living.
    - Maurice Hall: You can do anything. Once you know what it is. We can live without money, without people. We can live without position. We're not fools. We're both strong. There'd be some place we could go.
    - Alec Scudder: Wouldn't work, Maurice. Be the ruin of us both....” (continue)
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    Rupert Graves - Alec Scudder
    James Wilby - Maurice Hall
    [Tag:homosexuality, prejudice, ruin]
  • “Just because I like ballet doesn't mean I'm a poof, you know.”
    Jamie Bell - Billy
    [Tag:dancing, homosexuality, prejudice]
  • “- Cliff: You met her family? Think her family's gonna be okay that you're a white guy?
    - Mickey: They think any woman over 30 who isn't married is a lesbian. She figures, they'll be so relieved that I'm a man...
    - Cliff: Yeah, it's always heartwarming to see a prejudice defeated by a deeper prejudice.”

    Stephen Mendillo - Cliff
    Stephen J. Lang - Mikey
    [Tag:homosexuality, prejudice, women]
  • “It's hard for the American industry to see a Latin actor playing something that is not a gardener or someone in a cartel.”
    Jordi Mollà
    [Tag:actors, ethnicity, prejudice]
  • “He's not prejudiced, you know. He hates everybody.”
    Joshua Carter Jackson - Mark Baker
    [Tag:hatred, misanthropy, prejudice]
  • “It don't make no kind of sense. Big old ox like Grady won't sit next to a colored child. But he eats eggs-shoot right outta chicken's ass!”
    Cicely Tyson - Sipsey
    [Tag:prejudice, racism, rights]
  • Dad, you're my father. I'm your son. I love you. I always have and I always will. But you think of yourself as a colored man. I think of myself as a man.”
    Sir Sidney Poitier - John Prentice
    [Tag:father, prejudice, son]
  • “If you're an attractive guy, everyone thinks you're successful just because of the way you look. I hate that.”
    James Marsden
    [Tag:charm, personality, prejudice]
  • “Fez-I just wish that there was someplace in the world where prejudice didn't exist.
    Michael Kelso-Well, that's Canada... Yup, good ol' Canada. They don't make generalizations about people because they're too busy playin' hockey or gettin' drunk or puttin' maple syrup on their ham.”

    Ashton Kutcher - Michael Kelso
    [Tag:canada, prejudice]
  • “I happen to think that the singular evil of our time is prejudice. It is from this evil that all other evils grow and multiply. In almost everything I've written, there is a thread of this: a man's seemingly palpable need to dislike someone other than himself.”
    Rod Serling - Narrator
    [Tag:evil, prejudice]
  • “It's the thing that you do well that brings you to prominence. The very thing that brings you to success can also be like a curse, because then people think that's all you can do.”
    Christine Baranski
    [Tag:acting, prejudice, success]
  • “It's always difficult to keep personal prejudice out of a thing like this. And wherever you run into it, prejudice always obscures the truth. I don't really know what the truth is. I don't suppose anybody will ever really know. Nine of us now seem to feel that the defendant is innocent, but we're just gambling on probabilities - we may be wrong....” (continue)(continue reading)
    Henry Fonda - Juror 8
    [Tag:prejudice, trial, truth]
  • “- Linus Larrabee: She doesn't want money; she wants love.
    - Oliver Larrabee: I thought they discontinued that model.”

    Humphrey Bogart - Linus Larrabee
    Walter Hampden - Oliver Larrabee
    [Tag:love, opportunism, prejudice]
  • “Democracy can be a wickedly unfair thing, Sabrina. Nobody poor was ever called democratic for marrying somebody rich.”
    John Williams - Thomas Fairchild
    [Tag:democracy, opportunism, prejudice]
  • “Could you love a heel that's been repaired?”
    Paul Valentine - Mike Johnson
    [Tag:love, prejudice]
  • Maybe you guys should just calm the fuck down. Black people ain't tryin' to hurt you. I mean technically I am right now but that's only because of what you were trying to do to the white guy. Think about that. Google "I Have A Dream" assholes.
    Kevin Hart - Darnell
    [Tag:fighting, prejudice]
  • “- James King: My life is ruined, because after thirty days I'm going to prison!... It's not as bad as I've heard, is it?
    - Darnell Lewis: Hell yeah, it's bad!
    - James King: Teach me how to survive in prison, the way you did!
    - Darnell Lewis: [amazed] Tell me how you know I went to prison?
    - James King: Given your low economic status, your...” (continue)
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    Will Ferrell - James
    Kevin Hart - Darnell
    [Tag:prejudice, prison]
  • “Auggie can't change how he looks. Maybe we should change how we see.”

    Mandy Patinkin - Mr. Tushman
    [Tag:appearance, changing, prejudice]
  • “You're just a mass of prejudices, aren't you? You're so much thought and so little feeling, Professor.”

    Katharine Hepburn - Tracy Lord
    [Tag:feeling, prejudice, thinking]
  • “- Fairchild Van Waldenberg: Two men skating together? And in our division, no less! Why, Stranz? Why is God singling us out to the greatest suffering the world has ever known?
    - Stranz Van Waldenberg: I don't know, sis; those two are just a couple of freaks.
    - Fairchild Van Waldenberg: Yeah, and the media loves freaks.”

    Amy Poehler - Fairchild Van Waldenberg
    Will Arnett - Stranz Van Waldenberg
    [Tag:media, prejudice, sport]
  • “- Alan Troy: What's up with the make-up? I thought Texans were tough.
    - Chris Kruger: I burn easily so fucking sue me.”

    Peter Sarsgaard - Alan Troy
    Lucas Black - Chris Kruger
  • “I’m actually less Latin than Cameron Diaz, whose father is from Cuba. But she’s not getting called a Latin actress because she’s got blonde hair and blue eyes. I had a very American upbringing, I feel American, and I don’t speak Spanish. So, to say that I’m a Latin actress, OK, but it’s not fitting; it would be insincere.”

    Jessica Alba
    [Tag:actors, prejudice]
  • “- Anthony: Irish kids develop later, okay. They don't think about sex until they're like 25.
    - Mary Ellen: Wow, that's the dumbest thing I've ever heard in my life.
    - Anthony: It's a biology fact, Mary Ellen, okay. Read a fuckin' book.”

    John DeLuca - Anthony
    Cecily Strong - Mary Ellen
    [Tag:prejudice, sex]
  • “If he looks white it's 'cause his daddy's white. I don't know how he look, I can't see him like you can, and don't need to. I don't have the blessing of being able to separate people by lookin' at 'em any more.”
    Irma P. Hall - Aunt T.
    [Tag:appearance, ethnicity, prejudice]