Stereotype Quotes

Quotes tagged as "stereotype" (showing 1-30 of 72)
Ivan E. Coyote
“I am a rare species, not a stereotype.”
Ivan E. Coyote

Criss Jami
“When I look at a person, I see a person - not a rank, not a class, not a title.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Malcolm Gladwell
“..... it would be interesting to find out what goes on in that moment when someone looks at you and draws all sorts of conclusions.”
Malcolm Gladwell

Megan Chance
“Calling it lunacy makes it easier to explain away the things we don't understand.”
Megan Chance, The Spiritualist

Susanna Clarke
“It [Ashfair House] was an old fashioned house—the sort of house in fact, as Strange expressed it, which a lady in a novel might like to be persecuted in.”
Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Toni Morrison
“Nowadays silence is looked on as odd and most of my race has forgotten the beauty of meaning much by saying little. Now tongues work all day by themselves with no help from the mind.”
Toni Morrison, Love

Sarah Thornton
“The term bohemian has a bad reputation because it's allied to myriad clichés, but Parisians originally adopted the term, associated with nomadic Gypsies, to describe artists and writers who stayed up all night and ignored the pressures of the industrial world.”
Sarah Thornton, Seven Days in the Art World

Amin Maalouf
“Taking the line of least resistance, we lump the most different people together under the same heading. Taking the line of least resistance, we ascribe to them collective crimes, collective acts and opinions. "The Serbs have massacred…", "The English have devastated…", "The Jews have confiscated…", "The Blacks have torched", "The Arabs refuse…". We blithely express sweeping judgments on whole peoples, calling them "hardworking" and "ingenious", or "lazy", "touchy", "sly", "proud", or "obstinate". And sometimes this ends in bloodshed."

– Amin Maalouf "On Identity”
Amin Maalouf

Jandy Nelson
“She's a sun-kissed beach girl who goes gothgrungepunkhippierockeremocoremetalfreakfashionistabraingeekboycrazyhiphoprastagirl to keep it under wraps.”
Jandy Nelson, The Sky Is Everywhere

“But then it was over too quickly and they pulled away. She knew they couldn't stand there and kiss like a couple on the run in a thriller.”
Joss Ware, Embrace the Night Eternal

Rinker Buck
“All the heroes had crew cuts, platinum-blond wives and drove Corvettes. The media was devoted to this cult of innocence.”
Rinker Buck, Flight of Passage: A True Story

“Stereotypical thinking deprives us of the ability to discover the truth and justice, and it sets the stage for future conflicts”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“Stereotypical thinking makes our mind dull, lazy and rigid”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“Stereotypic beliefs do not accurately reflect reality”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“Stereotype can prevent the emergence of new thoughts and ideas”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“A stereotype is a thought that can be adopted about specific types of individuals or certain ways of doing things”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“When stereotyped ideologies are debunked it is typically confronted with hostility and aggression”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“An attack on stereotypes can easily be perceived as an attack on the very foundations of the universe”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“Stereotypic thinking is a major problem in a mono cultural society”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“The danger of stereotypic thinking is that it limits our perception of the world”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“Stereotypical thinking deprives us of the ability to show love and compassion to people lower than us”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“In a mono-cultural society, the development of a stereotyped and stigmatized attitude is encouraged in every possible way”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“Stereotypical thinking is a way of thinking whereby we use relatively stable and simplified images of social groups, people, events or phenomena”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“Stereotypical ideologies hinder us in advance from knowing the truth”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

“The danger of monoculturalism lies in the reality that the natives of a particular group tend to develop a stereotypical prejudice towards people of other groups”
Sunday Adelaja, The Danger Of Monoculturalism In The XXI Century

Misa Sugiura
“I didn’t mean it like that. It’s just – how can your friends expect people to treat them like individuals if they dress like stereotypes? The same reason you expect to be treated like an individual even though you look like a stereotype.”
Misa Sugiura, It's Not Like It's a Secret

John Corey Whaley
“Dr. Webb says that most people see the world in bubbles. This keeps them comfortable with their place and the places of others. What he means is that most people, in order to feel okay about who they are and where they stand in relation to others, automatically group everyone into stereotypical little bunches.”
John Corey Whaley, Where Things Come Back

“before many doctors were too busy to serve. Russell Nelson changed all of that in his service as stake president and general president of the Sunday School. He blessed the church..I give Russell M. Nelson credit for changing the stereotype that doctors are too busy to serve in the church,”
Spencer J. Condie, Russell M. Nelson: Father, Surgeon, Apostle

“We stereotype people so that we won't have to get to know them as individuals. That way we can wash our hands of them whenever we feel like discriminating against a particular group as a whole.
I guess that is one basic flaw in us which we need to change if we are to move ahead, and truly live in peace & harmony as one.”
Anthony T. Hincks

“The ultimate stereotype would have to be Death because we all think of him as a man.
Somehow, I think that a woman would have a lot more fun, don't you?”
Anthony T.Hincks

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