Sell also: prejudice, bias
The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are all blindly adopted, the second willfully preferred.
Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them.
Prejudices in disfavor of a person fix deeper, and are much more difficult to be removed, than prejudices in favor.
The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.
Beware prejudices. They are like rats, and men's minds are like traps; prejudices get in easily, but it is doubtful if they ever get out.
Science, almost from its beginnings, has been truly international in character. National prejudices disappear completely in the scientist's search for truth.
I want to make a summing up, brief and to the point, but thorough. I have never suppressed a word in my books out of regard for other people and their prejudices.
You have to liberate yourself first from the prejudices of the world in which you live.
From their experience or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.
I have plenty of political views and plenty of social and personal prejudices. I do not, however, value them.
The air is the only place free from prejudices.
Our prejudices are our mistresses; reason is at best our wife, very often heard indeed, but seldom minded.
Bad company is as instructive as licentiousness. One makes up for the loss of one's innocence with the loss of one's prejudices.
Prejudices save time.
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
One may no more live in the world without picking up the moral prejudices of the world than one will be able to go to hell without perspiring.
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while.
It is well for people who think to change their minds occasionally in order to keep them clean. For those who do not think, it is best at least to rearrange their prejudices once in a while.