73 Perfect Racism Quotes And Sayings

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.- Martin Luther King Jr.

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.- Martin Luther King Jr.

We’re all pink on the inside!

We’re all pink on the inside!

What is it you most dislike? Stupidity, especially in its nastiest forms of racism and superstition.–   Christopher Hitchens

What is it you most dislike? Stupidity, especially in its nastiest forms of racism and superstition.–
Christopher Hitchens

When we're unemployed, we're called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it's called a   depression. - Jesse Jackson

When we’re unemployed, we’re called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it’s called a
depression. – Jesse Jackson

When you reduce life to black and white, you never see rainbows.

When you reduce life to black and white, you never see rainbows.

White people now tan to get darker; and black people wear their hair like white people…We are all   confused…Deep down we admire each other, but why can’t we accept it?

White people now tan to get darker; and black people wear their hair like white people…We are all
confused…Deep down we admire each other, but why can’t we accept it?

Who cares what skin color we are. You are what you are. Do aliens in outer space care about their   appearance?

Who cares what skin color we are. You are what you are. Do aliens in outer space care about their
appearance?

You don't fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.- Bobby Seale

You don’t fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.- Bobby Seale

You face racism in small and large ways.- Jayson Blair

You face racism in small and large ways.- Jayson Blair

A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black   family to the exit of the last white family.  - Saul Alinsky

A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black
family to the exit of the last white family. – Saul Alinsky

Accomplishments have no color.– Leontyne Price

Accomplishments have no color.– Leontyne Price

Any concept of one person being superior to another can lead to racism. - Walter Lang

Any concept of one person being superior to another can lead to racism. – Walter Lang

Ask the blind, who is superior the whites or the blacks.

Ask the blind, who is superior the whites or the blacks.

Be nice to whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity.  - Desmond Tutu

Be nice to whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity. – Desmond Tutu

Discrimination is a disease.- Roger Staubach

Discrimination is a disease.- Roger Staubach

Do you know what we call opinion in the absence of evidence? We call it prejudice.- Michael   Crichton

Do you know what we call opinion in the absence of evidence? We call it prejudice.- Michael
Crichton

Everyone one of us has some prejudice inside us, but only the strong and respectful care to hide it Everyone should be colorblind to see the beauty of people.

Everyone one of us has some prejudice inside us, but only the strong and respectful care to hide it
Everyone should be colorblind to see the beauty of people.

Everyone’s a racist except the blind.

Everyone’s a racist except the blind.

Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism – Oprah Winfrey

Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism – Oprah Winfrey

God’s interest in the human race is nowhere better evinced than in obstetrics. - Martin H. Fischer

God’s interest in the human race is nowhere better evinced than in obstetrics. – Martin H. Fischer

Has it ever occurred to you that the racist is always an illiterate?

Has it ever occurred to you that the racist is always an illiterate?

Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn’t matter which color does the hating. It’s   just plain wrong.– Muhammad Ali

Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn’t matter which color does the hating. It’s
just plain wrong.– Muhammad Ali

I am working for the time when unqualified blacks, browns, and women join the unqualified men in   running our government.  - Cissy Farenthold

I am working for the time when unqualified blacks, browns, and women join the unqualified men in
running our government. – Cissy Farenthold

I got nothing against no Viet Cong.  No Vietnamese ever called me a nigger.  - Muhammad Ali

I got nothing against no Viet Cong. No Vietnamese ever called me a nigger. – Muhammad Ali

I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and   girls.– Martin Luther King Jr.

I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and
girls.– Martin Luther King Jr.

I think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse. - Lynn Swann

I think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse. – Lynn Swann

I think you should defend to the death their right to march, and then go down and meet them with   baseball bats.  - Woody Allen

I think you should defend to the death their right to march, and then go down and meet them with
baseball bats. – Woody Allen

I want to be the white man’s brother, not his brother- in- law.– Martin Luther King Jr.

I want to be the white man’s brother, not his brother- in- law.– Martin Luther King Jr.

I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that's how I   operate my life.- Oprah Winfrey

I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that’s how I
operate my life.- Oprah Winfrey

I wish we had a world where the only labels were on cereal boxes.

I wish we had a world where the only labels were on cereal boxes.

If a white man falls off a chair drunk, it's just a drunk.  If a Negro does, it's the whole damn Negro   race.  - Bill Cosby

If a white man falls off a chair drunk, it’s just a drunk. If a Negro does, it’s the whole damn Negro
race. – Bill Cosby

If men could only know each other, they would neither idolize nor hate.– Elbert Hubbard

If men could only know each other, they would neither idolize nor hate.– Elbert Hubbard

In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.- Toni Morrison

In this country American means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.- Toni Morrison

It doesn’t matter what race you are. In the dark we’re all the same color.

It doesn’t matter what race you are. In the dark we’re all the same color.

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.- Henry David Thoreau

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.- Henry David Thoreau

Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.– Wayne Dyer

Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.– Wayne Dyer

Judging someone by the color of their skin is ignorant. Their skin complexion has nothing to do with   their morals, beliefs or intelligence.

Judging someone by the color of their skin is ignorant. Their skin complexion has nothing to do with
their morals, beliefs or intelligence.

Just because they are black on the outside, doesn’t mean that they are black on the inside.

Just because they are black on the outside, doesn’t mean that they are black on the inside.

Laundry is the only thing that should be separated by color

Laundry is the only thing that should be separated by color

Lukewarm acceptance is more bewildering than outright rejection. - Martin Luther King

Lukewarm acceptance is more bewildering than outright rejection. – Martin Luther King

My granddaughter was stung by racism today. That is one pain that I just can’t kiss away.

My granddaughter was stung by racism today. That is one pain that I just can’t kiss away.

No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only   racists make them - Elie Wiesel

No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only
racists make them – Elie Wiesel

One of the worst things about racism is what it does to young people.- Alvin Ailey

One of the worst things about racism is what it does to young people.- Alvin Ailey

Our thoughts are unseen hands shaping the people we meet. Whatever we truly think them to be,   that's what they'll become for us. - Richard Cowper

Our thoughts are unseen hands shaping the people we meet. Whatever we truly think them to be,
that’s what they’ll become for us. – Richard Cowper

Pandas are the least racist animals: they are black, white, and Asian

Pandas are the least racist animals: they are black, white, and Asian

Prejudice is the child of ignorance. - William Hazlitt

Prejudice is the child of ignorance. – William Hazlitt

Racial superiority is a mere pigment of the imagination.  - Author Unknown

Racial superiority is a mere pigment of the imagination. – Author Unknown

Racism built me into a person that was set up to be self-destructive.-  Jayson Blair

Racism built me into a person that was set up to be self-destructive.- Jayson Blair

Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in   housing or in education.- Sargent Shriver

Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in
housing or in education.- Sargent Shriver

Racism is beyond common sense and has no place in our society.- Steven Patrick Morrissey

Racism is beyond common sense and has no place in our society.- Steven Patrick Morrissey

Racism is man's gravest threat to man - the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason. -   Abraham Joshua Heschel

Racism is man’s gravest threat to man – the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason. –
Abraham Joshua Heschel

Racism is not dead. Definitely, there are these biases. - John McWhorter

Racism is not dead. Definitely, there are these biases. – John McWhorter

Racism is ridiculous no matter where it's coming from.  - Alan Ball

Racism is ridiculous no matter where it’s coming from. – Alan Ball

Racism is something you learn not something you are born with.

Racism is something you learn not something you are born with.

Racism is when the white iPhone costs more than the black one.

Racism is when the white iPhone costs more than the black one.

Racism is when you have laws set up, systematically put in a way to keep people from advancing, to   stop the advancement of a people. Black people have never had the power to enforce racism, and   so this is something that white America is going to have to work out themselves. If they decide they   want to stop it, curtail it, or to do the right thing... then it will be done, but not until then. - Spike Lee

Racism is when you have laws set up, systematically put in a way to keep people from advancing, to
stop the advancement of a people. Black people have never had the power to enforce racism, and
so this is something that white America is going to have to work out themselves. If they decide they
Racism is when you have laws set up, systematically put in a way to keep people from advancing, to stop the advancement of a people. Black people have never had the power to enforce racism, and so this is something that white America is going to have to work out themselves. If they decide they want to stop it, curtail it, or to do the right thing… then it will be done, but not until then. – Spike Lee

Racism isn't born, folks, it's taught. I have a two-year-old son. You know what he hates? Naps! End of list.- Denis Leary

Racism isn’t born, folks, it’s taught. I have a two-year-old son. You know what he hates? Naps! End of list.- Denis Leary

Racism springs from ignorance. - Mario Balotelli

Racism springs from ignorance. – Mario Balotelli

Racism, unfortunately, is part of the fabric of America's society.- David Scott

Racism, unfortunately, is part of the fabric of America’s society.- David Scott

Racism, because it favors color over talent, is bad for business.- Steven Pinker

Racism, because it favors color over talent, is bad for business.- Steven Pinker

Some people need to accept that the world is colorful

Some people need to accept that the world is colorful

The African race is a rubber ball.  The harder you dash it to the ground, the higher it will rise.  - African Proverb

The African race is a rubber ball. The harder you dash it to the ground, the higher it will rise. – African Proverb

The color of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers.- Benjamin Banneker

The color of the skin is in no way connected with strength of the mind or intellectual powers.- Benjamin Banneker

The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it.  - Joseph Conrad,

The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it. – Joseph Conrad,

The denial of racism is a form of racism itself.- Tim Wise

The denial of racism is a form of racism itself.- Tim Wise

The minute you understand racism, you're responsible for being racist. It's like eating from the tree of knowledge.-Lynda Barry

The minute you understand racism, you’re responsible for being racist. It’s like eating from the tree of knowledge.-Lynda Barry

The modern definition of 'racist' is someone who is winning an argument with a liberal. - Peter Brimelow

The modern definition of ‘racist’ is someone who is winning an argument with a liberal. – Peter Brimelow

The roots of racism lie deep in man's nature, wounded and bruised by original sin.- Sargent Shriver

The roots of racism lie deep in man’s nature, wounded and bruised by original sin.- Sargent Shriver

The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.- Frederick Douglass

The white man’s happiness cannot be purchased by the black man’s misery.- Frederick Douglass

There is only one race, the human race. -Clawfinger

There is only one race, the human race. -Clawfinger

To like an individual because he's black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn't white.- E. E. Cummings

To like an individual because he’s black is just as insulting as to dislike him because he isn’t white.- E. E. Cummings

To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.

To live anywhere in the world today and be against equality because of race or color is like living in Alaska and being against snow.

We could all take a lesson from crayons: Some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, all are different colors; but they all have to learn to live in the same box. - Robert Fulghum

We could all take a lesson from crayons: Some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, all are different colors; but they all have to learn to live in the same box. – Robert Fulghum

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