Top 31 Insightful Racism Quotes To Make The Better World

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

2. “Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.” ― Rosa Parks

3. “The way you start to break down systemic racism is to start building individual relationships with people who are not like you.” ― Killer Mike

4. “The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance.” ― Princess Diana

5. “Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.” ― Stephen Covey

6. “The best way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.” ― John Roberts

7. “Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.” –Mahatma Gandhi

8. “Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth.” ― Edwin Hubbell Chapin

9. “Hating people because of their color is wrong and it doesn’t matter which color does the hating. It’s just wrong.” ― Muhammad Ali

10. “If you want to address racial disparity in the juvenile justice system, everybody has to have a role in it. Everybody has some responsibility.” ― James Bell

11. “It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”—Maya Angelou

12. “Racism and injustice and violence sweep our world, bringing a tragic harvest of heartache and death.” ― Billy Graham

13. “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

14. “No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background or his religion. People learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” ― Nelson Mandela

15. “Racism is a form of hate. We pass it on to our young people. When we do that, we are robbing children of their innocence.” ― Ruby Bridges

16. “All racism is wrong, and denying that it exists does not make it go away.” ― Roger Ross Williams

17. “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.

18. “Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.”—Malcolm Forbes

19. “Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.”—Jintao Hu

20. “Inclusion is not a matter of political correctness. It is the key to growth.” — Jesse Jackson

21. “The diversity in the human family should be the cause of love and harmony, as it is in music where many different notes blend together in the making of a perfect chord.” — ‘Abdu’l-Bahá

22. “When we listen and celebrate what is both common and different, we become a wiser, more inclusive, and better organization.” — Pat Wadors

23. “We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.” ― Anne Frank

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

25. “We are all different, which is great because we are all unique. Without diversity life would be very boring.”—Catherine Pulsifer

26. “In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction.” ― Audre Lorde

27. “Hatred, racism, and extremism have no place in this country.” ― Angela Merkel

28. “Education is the key solution for change, for peace, and for help in the fight against racism and discrimination in general.” ― Clarence Seedorf

29. “Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.” ― René Dubos

30. “Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together.” ― Jacqueline Woodson

31. “If tolerance, respect and equity permeate family life, they will translate into values that shape societies, nations and the world.” –Kofi Annan

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