Quotations About / On: DISCRIMINATION

  • 1.
    Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and political discrimination.
    (Andrea Dworkin (b. 1946), U.S. feminist critic. (Essay originally published 1978). Biological Superiority: The World's Most Dangerous and Deadly Idea, sct. 3, Letters from a War-Zone (1987).)
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  • 2.
    I say to you quite frankly that the time for racial discrimination is over.
    (Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.) (b. 1924), U.S. president. Addresses of James Earl Carter, 1971-1975, p. 79, comp. Frank Daniel, Atlanta, Ben W. Fortson, Jr., Secretary of State (1975). Inaugural Address, Governor of Georgia, January 12, 1971.)
  • 3.
    Liberalism, above all, means emancipation—emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination ... from poverty.
    (Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, March 29, 1967, New York City.)
  • 4.
    ... until opportunity is as free from sex discrimination as the right to vote finally came to be, no man has any right to criticize women for failure to measure up to men.
    (Mary Barnett Gilson (1877-?), U.S. factory personnel manager, economist, and educator. What's Past is Prologue, ch. 9 (1940).)
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