Authors that match 'bias'.

Tobias Smollett Scottish Writer (1721-1771)
Andrew Tobias American Journalist (1947-)
Tobias Wolff American Writer (1945-)

Quotations that match 'bias'.

When I first started to get into writing, it was via music. I'd generate ideas for songs that would turn into stories, then they'd turn into novels. I was biased toward music. Irvine Welsh
[ Biased First Generate Get Ideas Into Music Novels Songs Started Stories Then Toward Turn Via Would Writing]
Too often a story is examined through biased eyes, without a sensitivity for everyone who forged it. It's seen from the point of view of the great white savior, and rarely is the perspective of the slave a part. Jeffrey Wright
[ Biased Everyone Examined Eyes Forged Great Often Part Perspective Point Rarely Savior Seen Sensitivity Slave Story Through Too View White Without]
I am on the right wing of the middle of the road and with a strong radical bias. Tony Benn
[ Am Bias Middle Radical Right Road Strong Wing]
Unlike scientism, science in the true sense of the word is open to unbiased investigation of any existing phenomena. Stanislav Grof
[ Any Existing Investigation Open Phenomena Science Sense True Unbiased Unlike Word]
Men are often biased in their judgment on account of their sympathy and their interests. George William Norris
[ Account Biased Interests Judgment Men Often Sympathy Their]
I had an immense advantage over many others dealing with the problem inasmuch as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer from the general belief that whatever is, is right. Henry Bessemer
[ Advantage Belief Bias Control Dealing Derived Did Fixed General Had Ideas Immense Inasmuch Many Mind Others Over Practice Problem Right Suffer Whatever]
I am biased to my show as a whole but it is still very entertaining. Rob Mariano
[ Am Biased Entertaining Show Still Very Whole]
Well, first of all, let me say that I might have made a tactical error in not going to a physician for 20 years. It was one of those phobias that really didn't pay off. Warren Zevon
[ Error First Going Made Might Off Pay Physician Really Say Tactical Those Well Years]
Everybody is sitting around saying, 'Well, jeez, we need somebody to solve this problem of bias.' That somebody is us. We all have to try to figure out a better way to get along. Wilma Mankiller
[ Along Around Better Bias Everybody Figure Get Need Out Problem Saying Sitting Solve Somebody Try Us Way Well]
I want the news delivered unbiased. I thought that was the whole point with journalism. Aaron McGruder
[ Delivered Journalism News Point Thought Unbiased Want Whole]
Scientists are human, they're as biased as any other group. But they do have one great advantage in that science is a self-correcting process. Cyril Ponnamperuma
[ Advantage Any Biased Great Group Human Other Process Science Scientists]
But in the right-wing media, they do have a right-wing bias. And they also have an agenda. So their agenda is: we're an adjunct of the Republican Party, and we're going push that agenda every day, and, as you say, brand these stories that help further the right-wing cause. Al Franken
[ Adjunct Agenda Also Bias Brand Cause Day Every Further Going Help Media Party Push Republican Right-Wing Say Stories Their These]
I'm suspicious of any man or woman who approaches their own liberation with any kind of gender bias. Andrew Cohen
[ Any Approaches Bias Gender Kind Liberation Man Own Suspicious Their Woman]
I think, though, that people will read into a reporter's story a bias that they want to see in a reporter. Garrett M. Graff
[ Bias Into Read Reporter See Story Think Though Want Will]
All I want is for people to listen to it with unbiased ears, and decide for themselves. I just don't want them to be dictated to by the media, or have preconceptions about it. If you like it, great. If you don't, fair enough. Melanie Chisholm
[ Decide Dictated Ears Enough Fair Great Just Listen Media Preconceptions Them Themselves Unbiased Want]
Susan is just great. I know I'm biased, but she's a great actress. Tim Robbins
[ Actress Biased Great Just Know She Susan]
Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling, and our intelligence-gathering process needs thorough and unbiased investigation. Adam Schiff
[ Been Deeply Destruction Failure Far Find Investigation Iraq Mass Needs Our Process Thorough Thus Troubling Unbiased Weapons]
The mainstream media has its own agenda. They do not want to print the facts. They have an agenda, they have a slant, they have a bias. It is outrageous to me. Curt Weldon
[ Agenda Bias Facts Mainstream Media Outrageous Own Print Slant Want]
The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh. Jonathan Edwards
[ Ascending Bias Content Contrary Flesh Hard Heaven Must Natural Our Though Tiresome Travel Uphill Way]
It is a proof of our natural bias to evil, that gain is slower and harder than loss in all things good; but in all things bad getting is quicker and easier than getting rid of. Augustus Hare
[ Bad Bias Easier Evil Gain Getting Good Harder Loss Natural Our Proof Quicker Rid Slower Than Things]
Tell us your phobias and we will tell you what you are afraid of. Robert Benchley
[ Afraid Tell Us Will Your]
If one seeks to analyze experiences and reactions to the first postwar years, I hope one may say without being accused of bias that it is easier for the victor than for the vanquished to advocate peace. Gustav Stresemann
[ Accused Advocate Analyze Being Bias Easier Experiences First Hope May Peace Postwar Reactions Say Seeks Than Vanquished Victor Without Years]
I do not believe, given her past decisions and comments on the reasons to go to war in Iraq, that Dr. Rice will be able to represent the United States without a predetermined bias from the war. Daniel Akaka
[ Able Believe Bias Comments Decisions Dr Given Go Her Iraq Past Predetermined Reasons Represent Rice States United War Will Without]
The theory of cultural bias... is the idea that a culture is based on a particular form of organization. It can't be transplanted except to another variant of that organization. Mary Douglas
[ Another Based Bias Cultural Culture Except Form Idea Organization Particular Theory Transplanted Variant]
To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus. Al Franken
[ Al-Qaeda Argument Asking Bias Conservative Liberal Make Media Much Oil Problem Right-Wing Their Too Use]
I'm not staid and unbiased here. I have certain biases I want to convey, and if you disagree, that's fine. Neil Cavuto
[ Biases Certain Convey Disagree Fine Here Staid Unbiased Want]
I hope we will not so characterize religious people as being so narrow and so biased towards people not of their own religion that they cannot even work with them in this common cause to which you say they are committed. Barney Frank
[ Being Biased Cannot Cause Characterize Committed Common Even Hope Narrow Own Religion Religious Say Their Them Towards Which Will Work]
Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds - habits and novelty. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Bias Equally Habits Minds Novelty Opposite Our Qualities Quite Two]
Originally they wanted me to be Buster but I really like the Tobias part. David Cross
[ Buster Originally Part Really Wanted]
My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias. Abdul Kalam
[ Age Bias Etc Imagination Less More Optimism View Younger Your]
Fortunately for serious minds, a bias recognized is a bias sterilized. Benjamin Haydon
[ Bias Fortunately Minds Recognized Serious]
IT is difficult to speak or write with becoming moderation or propriety, on topics to which we are biased by prejudice, interest, or even principle. Joseph Lancaster
[ Becoming Biased Difficult Even Interest Moderation Prejudice Principle Propriety Speak Topics Which Write]
Bias and prejudice are attitudes to be kept in hand, not attitudes to be avoided. Charles Curtis
[ Attitudes Avoided Bias Hand Kept Prejudice]
Time perspective is one of the most powerful influences on all of human behavior. We're trying to show how people become biased to being exclusively past-, present- or future-oriented. Philip Zimbardo
[ Become Behavior Being Biased Exclusively How Human Influences Most Perspective Powerful Show Time Trying]
Have a bias toward action - let's see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away. Indira Gandhi
[ Action Away Bias Big Break First Happen Into Now Plan Right See Small Something Step Steps Take Toward]
But there is something to the fact that we don't see games on the West Coast, or we don't see games on the East Coast, and stuff like that. It's so unfair, because there is a bias that takes place. Marcus Allen
[ Because Bias Coast East Fact Games Place See Something Stuff Takes Unfair West]
A portion of the American people are now so accustomed to a liberal democratic press that when they see an objective report they think it biased. Lord knows what they would think if they read the Federalist Papers or saw a report with a conservative bias. Christian H F Riley Politics
[ freedom effort owner slave life government despots]
We have a history of gender and racial bias on our court that continues to undermine the system. Excluding individuals based on race is antagonistic to the pursuit of justice. Anita Hill
[ Antagonistic Based Bias Continues Court Excluding Gender History Individuals Justice Our Pursuit Race Racial System Undermine]
The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance. Karl A. Menninger
[ Anger Biased Contradicted Desire Drowned Extinguished Fear Hate Ignorance Ignored Intelligence Most Out Roar Shame Silenced Voice]
The problem with not having a camera is that one must trust the analysis of a reporter who's telling you what occurred in the courtroom. You have to take into consideration the filtering effect of that person's own biases. Lance Ito
[ Analysis Biases Camera Consideration Courtroom Effect Filtering Having Into Must Occurred Own Person Problem Reporter Take Telling Trust]
Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both to preserve the traditional definition of marriage and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians. Mitt Romney
[ Americans Bias Both Definition Directed Gays Great Intolerance Lesbians Majority Marriage Oppose Preserve Towards Traditional Wish]
Most Americans approach the problems of the Middle East with a pro-Israeli bias - and rightly so. George Ball
[ Americans Approach Bias East Middle Most Problems Rightly]
Martin Luther King Jr., recognized bias when he saw it, knew what he was talking about. Jack Schwartz
[ Bias Jr King Knew Luther Martin Recognized Saw Talking]
I think by laying it out for the viewer I'm avoiding the issue of bias. Dan Abrams
[ Avoiding Bias Issue Laying Out Think Viewer]
The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They're about getting ratings, about making money, about doing stories that are easy to cover. Al Franken
[ Biases Bigger Conservative Cover Doing Easy Getting Liberal Making Media Money Much Ratings Stories Than]
Good managers have a bias for action. Thomas J. Peters
[ Action Bias Good Managers]
Has feminism made us all more conscious? I think it has. Feminist critiques of anthropological masculine bias have been quite important, and they have increased my sensitivity to that kind of issue. Clifford Geertz
[ Been Bias Conscious Feminism Feminist Important Increased Issue Kind Made Masculine More Quite Sensitivity Think Us]
Be able to recognize when you're reading or hearing material biased to your own side. Marilyn vos Savant
[ Able Biased Hearing Material Own Reading Recognize Side Your]
The Iraq War marked the beginning of the end of network news coverage. Viewers saw the juxtaposition of the embedded correspondents reporting the war as it was actually unfolding and the jaundiced, biased, negative coverage of these same events in the network newsrooms. Dick Morris
[ Actually Beginning Biased Correspondents Coverage Embedded End Events Iraq Juxtaposition Marked Negative Network News Reporting Same Saw These Unfolding Viewers War]
With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that's been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that - there are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects. Sonia Sotomayor
[ Academic Accepted Achievement Action Affirmative Balance Been Biases Built Classmates Comparable Concept Cultural Effects Equally Fast High Into Motivations Out Princeton Rather Readily Reasons School Scores Shown Statistics Te]
The estimated loss of up to six million dead is founded too much on both emotional, biased testimonies and on exaggerated data in the postwar reckonings of war crimes and on the squaring of accounts with the defeated. Franjo Tudjman
[ Accounts Biased Both Crimes Data Dead Defeated Emotional Estimated Exaggerated Founded Loss Million Much Postwar Six Testimonies Too Up War]
I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone. Tallulah Bankhead
[ Alone Bed Could Ditch Dull Get Go Hate Life Make Mute Slick Sonnet Them Three Up Water Which Would]
That is why I come forward tonight without any political label, without any bias, but just simply as an Englishman to say to you: a crime is being committed against civilization. John Amery
[ Against Any Being Bias Civilization Come Committed Crime Englishman Forward Just Label Political Say Simply Tonight Why Without]
It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-biased media and the homosexuals who want to destroy all Christians. Pat Robertson
[ Christians Congress Democratic Destroy Homosexuals Media Want]
I don't know about liberal bias, but people of a liberal mentality are probably attracted in greater numbers to the arts than people of a conservative mentality. Sydney Pollack
[ Arts Attracted Bias Conservative Greater Know Liberal Mentality Numbers Probably Than]
Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that. Barbara Bush
[ Backgrounds Bias Different Going Hear Parents Taught Why Women Your]
Never refuse an assignment except when there is a conflict of interest, a potential of danger to you or your family, or you hold a strongly biased attitude about the subject under focus. Jessica Savitch
[ Assignment Attitude Biased Conflict Danger Except Family Focus Hold Interest Never Potential Refuse Strongly Subject Under Your]
I don't know of anybody's political bias at CBS News. We try very hard to get any opinion that we have out of our stories, and most of our stories are balanced. Lesley Stahl
[ Any Anybody Balanced Bias Cbs Get Hard Know Most News Opinion Our Out Political Stories Try Very]