Quotes of discrimination

  1. 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 A. Brady
  2. Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be eliminated without changing culture. – Charlotte Bunch
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. The FBI has had a history of sex discrimination complaints brought against it, as well as race discrimination – Anita Hill
  7. 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.
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Hollywood is the definition of sexual discrimination – Ally Sheedy
  14. 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

Usage examples for discrimination

  1. There might not have been the usual discrimination and temporal usefulness in this instance which generally accompanied her benevolent acts; but it was associated with the image of her husband, and it could excite no surprise in Mrs. Wilson, although it did in Marian, to see her sister driving two or three times a week to relieve the necessities of a man who appeared actually to be in want of nothing. – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. They rarely interfered with her, or observed her with any discrimination – Between Whiles by Helen Hunt Jackson
  3. For example, in the weekly meetings held for women, emphasis is placed upon how religion causes discrimination against them. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White
  4. All discrimination had ceased. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  5. The case in which this discrimination against the South is attempted, the circumstances under which it was introduced, render it especially offensive. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  6. The only just ground of discrimination is the measure of character and capacity he has to make that service most useful to the people. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. His thoughts were weighed in a delicate balance of discrimination before he permitted them an outward garb. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  8. The Spaniards wished to retain their privileged position; the Creoles were determined to put an end to discrimination against themselves. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  9. Use the sword of your discrimination Mukunda! – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  10. Information reached him from so many, and such contrary quarters, that with his discrimination and experience, he could almost instantly distinguish the truth. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  11. His selection showed poor discrimination for Moze whipped him before I could separate them. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  12. Dave's conscience led him into a long and confused discrimination between this other lady and the other other lady, who had shared with her the back- seat in that carriage yesterday. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  13. The discussion of the peculiar differences between the lyric and the monologue, and the discrimination of lyric monologues as a special class, should suggest the great variety of lyrics and monologues, how nearly they approach and how widely they differ from each other. – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  14. At the same time, I can't afford to risk my reputation for discrimination and insight over such a simple thing as Peter's character. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  15. Against such discrimination the whole democracy of Chesterton stood in revolt. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  16. He was at one with his father in the essential doctrines of Christianity; and being by nature of a speculative turn, he considered the discrimination of religious truth, the criticism of religious tradition, to be rather a stimulating and agreeable mental pastime than a question of ethics or morals. – Beside Still Waters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  17. But, in doing this, there has been some want of clear discrimination – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  18. The selections in it were made for a public that had been too busy with a great war to learn discrimination and most of them have properly found oblivion. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  19. Mrs. Thrale took it as a discrimination between the two cases. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  20. And to prevent further discrimination between persons or places. – Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 by Franklin Hichborn

Rhymes for discrimination