Quotations that match 'discrimination'.

How I wish we lived in a time when laws were not necessary to safeguard us from discrimination. Barbra Streisand
[ Discrimination How Laws Lived Necessary Safeguard Time Us Were Wish]
It may be shocking to some people in this country to realize that, without meaning to do so, they hold views in common with Hitler when they preach discrimination against other religious, racial or economic groups. Henry A. Wallace
[ Against Common Country Discrimination Economic Groups Hitler Hold May Meaning Other Preach Racial Realize Religious Shocking Some Views Without]
So as soon as the land was worth something and there was money in the bank, all of a sudden everybody got interested in non-discrimination, in who's really going to administer this stuff. Neil Abercrombie
[ Administer Bank Everybody Going Got Interested Land Money Really Something Soon Stuff Sudden Worth]
Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture. Charlotte Bunch
[ Cannot Changing Culture Discrimination Eliminated Forms Gender Other Racial Sexual Violence Without]
Hollywood is the definition of sexual discrimination. Ally Sheedy
[ Definition Discrimination Hollywood Sexual]
Negroes who have been so long inconvenienced and denied opportunities for development are naturally afraid of anything that sounds like discrimination. Carter G. Woodson
[ Afraid Anything Been Denied Development Discrimination Long Naturally Negroes Opportunities Sounds]
Tact is the discrimination of differences. It consists in conscious deviations. Theodor Adorno
[ Conscious Consists Differences Discrimination Tact]
Liberalism, above all, means emancipation - emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination, from poverty. Hubert H. Humphrey
[ Above Discrimination Emancipation Fears His Inadequacies Liberalism Means Poverty Prejudice]
Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Accepted Discrimination Dominating Every Gnaws Inferiority Lie Lives Moment Negroes Remind Society Their Them Truth Waking]
Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime. Johnny Ball
[ Age Because Crime Desire Discrimination Due Efforts Great Life Living Makes Modern Needed Told Tragedies Useful Work Worth Wrong Your]
In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent. Carter G. Woodson
[ Against Discrimination Long Much Run Superior Talent]
Racial discrimination does not always violate public policy. Trent Lott
[ Always Discrimination Does Policy Public Racial Violate]
I grew up in Derry, of course, and it was - Derry was the worst example of Northern Ireland's discrimination. John Hume
[ Course Discrimination Example Grew Ireland Northern Up Worst]
That's part of American greatness, is discrimination. Yes, sir. Inequality, I think, breeds freedom and gives a man opportunity. Lester Maddox
[ American Breeds Discrimination Freedom Gives Greatness Inequality Man Opportunity Part Sir Think Yes]
I see the policy of opposing same-sex marriages or unions, whatever you call it, as bigotry or discrimination. Patrick J. Kennedy
[ Bigotry Call Discrimination Marriages Opposing Policy Same-Sex See Unions Whatever]
Racial discrimination, South Africa's economic power, its oppression and exploitation of all the black peoples, are part and parcel of the same thing. Oliver Tambo
[ Africa Black Discrimination Economic Exploitation Oppression Parcel Part Peoples Power Racial Same South Thing]
I support non-discrimination for homosexuals, but I think, or at least I have the right to think - without saying whether I think it or not - I have the right to think, along with the catechism of the Catholic Church, that homosexuality is morally wrong. Rocco Buttiglione
[ Along Catholic Church Homosexuality Homosexuals Least Morally Right Saying Support Think Whether Without Wrong]
This will be Iraq for all without discrimination among Iraqi citizens, or ethnic or sectarian discrimination. Jalal Talabani
[ Among Citizens Discrimination Ethnic Iraq Iraqi Sectarian Will Without]
I say to you quite frankly that the time for racial discrimination is over. Jimmy Carter
[ Discrimination Frankly Over Quite Racial Say Time]
Hopefully, 21 years later, Judge Roberts possesses an openness with respect to issues of gender-based wage discrimination. Olympia Snowe
[ Discrimination Hopefully Issues Judge Later Openness Possesses Respect Roberts Wage Years]
It is time to end the discrimination against people who need treatment for chemical addiction. It is time for Congress to deal with our Nation's number one public health problem. Jim Ramstad
[ Addiction Against Chemical Congress Deal Discrimination End Health Nation Need Number Our Problem Public Time Treatment]
Mrs. Parks' act of brave defiance rocked the foundation of American society and inspired generations of civil rights leaders and created a sense of hope for every American facing legal discrimination in this country. Kendrick Meek
[ Act American Brave Civil Country Created Defiance Discrimination Every Facing Foundation Generations Hope Inspired Leaders Legal Mrs Parks Rights Rocked Sense Society]
What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights. B. R. Ambedkar
[ Conflict Discrimination Full Fundamental Having Inequality Liberty Order Other Our Reform Rights Social System Things Which]
We define ourselves, in part, by the discriminations we make. The value of what we love is enriched by our understanding of what we dislike. David Ansen
[ Define Dislike Enriched Love Make Our Ourselves Part Understanding Value]
It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home. Carl T. Rowan
[ Away Become Block Discrimination Easier Half Home Injustice Often Oppression Outraged Than World]
What is required of a working hypothesis is a fine capacity for discrimination. Jean-Francois Lyotard
[ Capacity Discrimination Fine Hypothesis Required Working]
For as long as the power of America's diversity is diminished by acts of discrimination and violence against people just because they are black, Hispanic, Asian, Jewish, Muslim or gay, we still must overcome. Ron Kind
[ Acts Against America Asian Because Black Diminished Discrimination Diversity Gay Hispanic Jewish Just Long Muslim Must Overcome Power Still Violence]
Discrimination against Jews can be read in Thomas Aquinas, and insults against Jews in Martin Luther. Lionel Blue
[ Against Discrimination Insults Jews Luther Martin Read Thomas]
I've run into more discrimination as a woman than as an Indian. Wilma Mankiller
[ Discrimination Indian Into More Run Than Woman]
The FBI has had a history of sex discrimination complaints brought against it, as well as race discrimination. Anita Hill
[ Against Brought Complaints Discrimination Fbi Had History Race Sex Well]
I don't know the answer to that question. I don't think it matters to the fundamental question here because at bottom, this president believes in non-discrimination. Ken Mehlman
[ Answer Because Believes Bottom Fundamental Here Know Matters President Question Think]
Because of the lack of education on AIDS, discrimination, fear, panic, and lies surrounded me. Ryan White
[ Aids Because Discrimination Education Fear Lack Lies Panic Surrounded]
Discrimination is a disease. Roger Staubach
[ Discrimination Disease]
Thirty years ago, in 1976, the notion of organized activity to combat discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity was an extremely controversial one. Robert Brady
[ Activity Ago Based Combat Controversial Discrimination Extremely Gender Identity Notion Organized Orientation Sexual Thirty Years]
Any discrimination, like sharp turns in a road, becomes critical because of the tremendous speed at which we are traveling into the high-tech world of a service economy. Clarence Thomas
[ Any Because Becomes Critical Discrimination Economy High-Tech Into Road Service Sharp Speed Traveling Tremendous Turns Which World]
I don't think there's anything that is a greater area of discrimination against women today than the fact that nowhere in the world is there a female role model in team sports that more than half of a general audience would recognize. Warren Farrell
[ Against Anything Area Audience Discrimination Fact Female General Greater Half Model More Nowhere Recognize Role Sports Team Than Think Today Women World Would]
If you believe that discrimination exists, it will. Anthony J. D'Angelo
[ Believe Discrimination Exists Will]
Unfortunately, the reality was that, for political reasons or whatever, there was a need to enforce antidiscrimination laws, or at least there was a perceived need to do that. Clarence Thomas
[ Enforce Laws Least Need Perceived Political Reality Reasons Unfortunately Whatever]
The other salient characteristic of the Declaration is its universality: it applies to all human beings without any discrimination whatever; it also applies to all territories, whatever their economic or political regime. Rene Cassin
[ Also Any Applies Beings Characteristic Declaration Discrimination Economic Human Other Political Regime Territories Their Universality Whatever Without]
The Army has carried the American ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability. Tom Lehrer
[ Ability Also American Army Carried Color Conclusion Creed Discrimination Grounds Ideal Logical Only Prohibit Race]
Too small is our world to allow discrimination, bigotry and intolerance to thrive in any corner of it, let alone in the United States of America. Eliot Engel
[ Allow Alone America Any Bigotry Corner Discrimination Intolerance Our Small States Thrive Too United World]
The purpose of the ADA was to provide clear and comprehensive national standards to eliminate discrimination against individuals with disabilities. As a result, individuals with disabilities are now able to live in their homes and have access to new careers. Jim Ramstad
[ Able Access Ada Against Careers Clear Comprehensive Disabilities Discrimination Eliminate Homes Individuals Live National New Now Provide Purpose Result Standards Their]
Why should the Negroes ever fight against the only nations of the world where racial discrimination is prohibited, and where the people can live freely? Never! I can assure you, they will never fight against either the Soviet Union or the peoples' democracies. Paul Robeson
[ Against Assure Democracies Discrimination Either Ever Fight Freely Live Nations Negroes Never Only Peoples Prohibited Racial Should Soviet Union Where Why Will World]
Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and political discrimination. Andrea Dworkin
[ Begins Biological Classes Conviction Discrimination Distinction Genocide However Political Sanction Social]
I voted for the Defense of Marriage Act but I do not believe we should institutionalize a form of discrimination against any minority by amending the Constitution. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
[ Act Against Amending Any Believe Constitution Defense Discrimination Form Marriage Minority Should Voted]
Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions. A. E. Housman
[ Blunt Discrimination Dull Good Great His Literature Mellow Must Opinions Perception Personal Reader Sharpen Should Some Though]
The discrimination is not made openly, but a Negro who goes to such places is informed that there are no accommodations, or he is overlooked and otherwise slighted, so that he does not come again. Ray Stannard Baker
[ Accommodations Again Come Discrimination Does Goes Informed Made Negro Openly Otherwise Overlooked Places Slighted Such]
Through love one acquires renunciation and discrimination naturally. Ramakrishna
[ Acquires Discrimination Love Naturally Renunciation Through]
We recognized in 1996 that, with progress in the field of genetics accelerating at a breathtaking pace, we need to ensure that advances in treatment and prevention of disease do not constitute a new basis for discrimination. Olympia Snowe
[ Accelerating Advances Basis Breathtaking Constitute Discrimination Disease Ensure Field Genetics Need New Pace Prevention Progress Recognized Treatment]
It's a great mistake, I think, to put children off with falsehoods and nonsense, when their growing powers of observation and discrimination excite in them a desire to know about things. Anne Sullivan Parenting
[ Children Desire Discrimination Excite Falsehoods Great Growing Know Mistake Nonsense Observation Off Powers Put Their Them Things Think]
It is distressing to me that we live in an age in which we still must fight to protect our civil rights as Americans, in which a hate crime perpetrated against someone based their sexual orientation can go unpunished, and in which discrimination is being written into our laws. John Conyers
[ Against Age Americans Based Being Civil Crime Discrimination Distressing Fight Go Hate Into Laws Live Must Orientation Our Perpetrated Protect Rights Sexual Someone Still Their Unpunished Which Written]
A genocide in Africa has not received the same attention that genocide in Europe or genocide in Turkey or genocide in other part of the world. There is still this kind of basic discrimination against the African people and the African problems. Boutros Boutros-Ghali
[ Africa African Against Attention Basic Discrimination Europe Genocide Kind Other Part Problems Received Same Still Turkey World]
All provisions of federal, state or local law requiring or permitting discrimination in public education must yield. Earl Warren
[ Discrimination Education Federal Law Local Must Permitting Provisions Public Requiring State Yield]
In Canada, women's rights are a vital part of our effort to build a society of real equality - not just for some, but for all Canadians. A society in which women no longer encounter discrimination nor are shut out from opportunities open to others. Paul Martin
[ Build Canada Canadians Discrimination Effort Encounter Equality Just Longer Nor Open Opportunities Others Our Out Part Real Rights Shut Society Some Vital Which Women]
Ending racial discrimination in jury selection can be accomplished only by eliminating peremptory challenges entirely. Thurgood Marshall
[ Accomplished Challenges Discrimination Eliminating Ending Entirely Jury Only Racial Selection]
Liberals say we should end employment discrimination. I say we should end employment. Bob Black
[ Discrimination Employment End Liberals Say Should]
Diversity on the bench is critical. As practitioners, you need judges who 'get it!' We need judges who understand what discrimination feels like. We need judges who understand what inequality feels like. We need judges who understand the subtleties of unfair treatment and who are willing to call it out when they see it! Debbie Wasserman Schultz
[ Bench Call Critical Discrimination Diversity Feels Get Inequality Judges Need Out Practitioners See Subtleties Treatment Understand Unfair Willing]
The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation and communication. Michael Faraday
[ Communication Concentration Discrimination Entrepreneurial Essential Five Innovation Organization Skills Success]
I knew that discrimination existed, even though there were many individuals who were not prejudiced. Joseph E. Stiglitz
[ Discrimination Even Existed Individuals Knew Many Prejudiced Though Were]
Like all citizens, Ms. McNeill has the right to be free from unlawful employment practices such as sex discrimination and retaliation. John Hawkins
[ Citizens Discrimination Employment Free Ms Practices Retaliation Right Sex Such Unlawful]
Most recently my battle has been against AIDS and the discrimination surrounding it. Ryan White
[ Against Aids Battle Been Discrimination Most Recently Surrounding]
In the animal world, on the other hand, the process of evolution is characterised by the progressive discrimination of the animal and vegetative functions, and a consequent differentiation of these two great provinces into their separate departments. Wilhelm Wundt
[ Animal Characterised Consequent Departments Differentiation Discrimination Evolution Functions Great Hand Into Other Process Progressive Provinces Separate Their These Two Vegetative World]
And each of us can practice rights ourselves, treating each other without discrimination, respecting each other's dignity and rights. Carol Bellamy
[ Dignity Discrimination Each Other Ourselves Practice Respecting Rights Treating Us Without]
I, for one, would think both about how far we have come as a country and how much further we need to go to erase racism and discrimination from our society. Charles Rangel
[ Both Come Country Discrimination Erase Far Further Go How Much Need Our Racism Society Think Would]
To be sympathetic without discrimination is so very debilitating. Ronald Firbank
[ Debilitating Discrimination Sympathetic Very Without]
And the basis on which we agreed to operate with them involved a manifesto, where it states that we proceed from different ideologies and policies. One thing that we insisted on was that they should take an oath to reject racism and discrimination. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Agreed Basis Different Discrimination Ideologies Insisted Involved Manifesto Oath Operate Policies Proceed Racism Reject Should States Take Them Thing Where Which]
The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication. Harold S. Geneen
[ Communication Concentration Discrimination Entrepreneurial Essential Five Innovation Organization Skills Success]
The failure of women to have reached positions of leadership has been due in large part to social and professional discrimination. Rosalyn S. Yalow
[ Been Discrimination Due Failure Large Leadership Part Positions Professional Reached Social Women]
There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all. Lou Gehrig
[ Baseball Discrimination Game National Our Pastime Room]
Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in housing or in education. Sargent Shriver
[ Attacking Cannot Cured Discrimination Education Housing Produces Racism Results Solely Some]
There are still traces of discrimination against race and gender, but it's a lot different than when I started out. It just comes quietly, slowly, sometimes so quietly that you don't realize it until you start looking back. Eddie Bernice Johnson
[ Against Back Comes Different Discrimination Gender Just Looking Lot Out Quietly Race Realize Slowly Sometimes Start Started Still Than Traces Until]
I believe discrimination still exists in society and we must fight it in every form. Andrew Cuomo
[ Believe Discrimination Every Exists Fight Form Must Society Still]
Prejudice and discrimination have always been a big part of my life. When I was 6, I got beat up and called dirty Jew boy because they thought I looked Jewish. Philip Zimbardo
[ Always Beat Because Been Big Boy Called Dirty Discrimination Got Jew Jewish Life Looked Part Prejudice Thought Up]
If the Negroes are to remain forever removed from the producing atmosphere, and the present discrimination continues, there will be nothing left for them to do. Carter G. Woodson
[ Atmosphere Continues Discrimination Forever Left Negroes Nothing Present Producing Remain Removed Them Will]
While housing discrimination and segregation in 2005 still affect millions of people, that's not the way it has to be. Some things can change and should. Bruce Hornsby
[ Affect Change Discrimination Housing Millions Segregation Should Some Still Things Way While]
Today, unless women gain jobs and athletic scholarships commensurate with their percentage of the population, feminists scream discrimination. Marvin Olasky
[ Athletic Commensurate Discrimination Feminists Gain Jobs Percentage Population Scholarships Scream Their Today Unless Women]
Education is important because, first of all, people need to know that discrimination still exists. It is still real in the workplace, and we should not take that for granted. Alexis Herman
[ Because Discrimination Education Exists First Granted Important Know Need Real Should Still Take Workplace]
Daley may not feel a moral responsibility to eliminate discrimination but he has a legal obligation to do so. Bobby Rush
[ Daley Discrimination Eliminate Feel Legal May Moral Obligation Responsibility]
Certainly, the poverty, the discrimination, the episodic unemployment could not but strike an inquiring youngster: why did these exist, and what could we do about them. Joseph E. Stiglitz
[ Certainly Could Did Discrimination Episodic Exist Inquiring Poverty Strike Them These Unemployment Why Youngster]
By the time I was at college, I became very alert to the question of racial discrimination, and I remember one of my first writing attempts had to do with a lynching. Albert Maltz
[ Alert Attempts Became College Discrimination First Had Lynching Question Racial Remember Time Very Writing]