Skin Color Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Skin Color

#1. Some day I'm going to have to stand before God, and if He asks me why I didn't let that [Jackie] Robinson fellow play ball, I don't think saying 'because of the color of his skin' would be a good enough answer. - Author: Branch Rickey
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#2. A snake could shed its skin, but never change its color. - Author: Alexandra Bracken
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#3. I have an IQ that could gain me admission to the damn Mensa Society, but that's not what people see when they look at me. They can't see any of that. They can only see the color of my skin. They see a six-foot-five black man. They see someone they think might be armed and dangerous. - Author: Suzanne Brockmann
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#4. The bottom line about the information possessed by non-Western peoples is that the information becomes valid only when offered by a white scholar recognized by the academic establishment; in effect, the color of the skin guarantees scientific objectivity. - Author: Vine Deloria Jr.
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#5. As I've been telling your, son, you get nowhere looking at clothes and the color of the skin to judge a man. It won't tell you nothing about what's inside. That's where a fellow's mettle is, and that's what counts. - Author: Richard Puz
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#6. The color of somebody's skin or the way he wears his hair or clothes has nothing to do with anything. - Author: Judge Mills Lane
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#7. Can anything good come of a backward way of thinking like judging someone based on skin color? No way. - Author: Adam McKay
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#8. I worship makeup. The basics are always: Stila shadows, LeClerc powder for my crazy shiny skin, Bobbie brown liner pot, Chanel mascara, and Koh Gen Do for foundation, Nars for colors and sparkles. - Author: Mindy Kaling
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#9. I can't see any difference in government between Bush and Obama apart from the color of their skin. - Author: Jesse Ventura
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#10. I have huge admiration for people who think like the effective altruist, who try to rationally think about how they can change the world for the better, and who try not to be swayed by irrational considerations, such as skin color or whether or not someone lives in the same neighborhood. - Author: Paul Bloom
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#11. Sebastian's eyes were the color of smoke and silver. His pale skin, raven hair, and naturally dark red lips, paired with a rebel attitude and a poet's soul, pulled me in like a dark, magnetic force. - Author: Kelly Keaton
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#12. The only color we must be cynical about is never skin color but, the color of character for what character can do, skin color may never be able to do. - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#13. Let's not judge people by the color of their skin but those who makes us feel we are different from each other".
- Abdulazeez Henry Musa. - Author: Abdulazeez Henry Musa
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#14. The fact that my skin color hadn't been an issue for those early years of schooling says everything about where racism originates: it is a cultural issue, a societal and familial problem that children soak up as they become more aware of the world. But - Author: Maajid Nawaz
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#15. I know what she is talking about.
Namely, everything I refused to talk about, in court: what it is like to know that you are a target, because of the color of your skin. What it means to work hard, to be an impeccable employee, and have none of that make a difference in the face of prejudice. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#16. Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, the color of my skin and my rather peculiar background as an Ethiopian immigrant delineated the border of my life and friendships. I learned quickly how to stand alone. - Author: Dinaw Mengestu
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#17. Whether the color of your skin is black, white, yellow, brown or purple
the extent of this tragedy is so incredibly devastating that we had to do something. - Author: Bert McCracken
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#18. Men and women are not limited by the place of their birth, not by color of their skin, but by the size of their hope. - Author: John Johnson
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#19. I don't think because I hang out with enough black people, I'm gonna turn black. What kind of rationalization is that? I'm just friends with people that I like. I don't care what skin color you are. - Author: Khloe Kardashian
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#20. If as a society we place more value on people for their physical appearance; such as weight, skin, eye color, and height, versus their heart and character, then we are draining the wealth and heart out of our society. - Author: Leta B.
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#21. I think a lot of people have a problem with the fact that I've adopted an African child, a child who has a different color skin than I do. - Author: Madonna Ciccone
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#22. It is among the evils of slavery that it taints the very sources of moral principle. It establishes false estimates of virtue and vice: for what can be more false and heartless than this doctrine which makes the first and holiest rights of humanity to depend upon the color of the skin? - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#23. Besides, skin color was skin color, right? It was just the color of your goddamned skin. There was nothing anybody could do about that. You were born with it. Like some people were born with big feet or blue eyes. You didn't make the choice. Your parents did. Or God did. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#24. How do we judge a dark landscape? Is it dark because the ones who already live there won't let humans have their piece of the world? Do we judge who is good and who is bad by the color and shape of their skin - or by what resonates in their hearts? - Author: Anne Bishop
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#25. Whatever the color of a man's skin, we are all mankind. So every denial of freedom, of equal opportunity for a livelihood, or for an education, diminishes me. - Author: Everett Dirksen
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#26. Several shades of the color, cloudy, silvery shades, churn underneath the surface of his skin, making him look marbled, textured. It paints a barely believable portrait. Every feature on him works in harmony to create, well, a person. But he's unlike any person I've ever seen. - Author: Chelsea Scott
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#27. If the nature of human experience changes with the color of a man's skin, then the racists have been right all along. - Author: Athol Fugard
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#28. I'm looking forward to the day when America will mature to the point that we are a color-blind society. I'm not so sure that in politics that will ever be reality, because politics has a way of separating us based on skin color. - Author: J. C. Watts
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#29. Take that one thing you don't like about yourself and more often than not that's the one thing that makes you more special. Whether it's that gap in your teeth, or that mole you never liked, or your skin color. - Author: Shay Mitchell
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#30. I didn't know his middle name or his favorite color, but I knew how his thoughts felt caressing my mind. The bright tang of his adrenaline coursing under my skin. The force of his heart, strong and rhythmic and a bit sad, pumping within my own chest. - Author: Vicki Pettersson
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#31. Her skin is pale as watermelon sucked free of its juices. - Author: Jaclyn Moriarty
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#32. Nor did she believe in identity, certainly not the local nationalistic version of it. She said that man was only smart if he was able to shed his identity.

"Skin color is a little hard to shed," she said, "it's true. But the DNA of your social class is even harder to get rid of. - Author: Sayed Kashua
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#33. Something I had always known - the way I knew my skin was the color brown of a nut rubbed repeatedly with a soft cloth, or the way I knew my own name - something I took completely for granted, "the sun is shining, the air is warm," was not so. - Author: Jamaica Kincaid
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#34. We were taught in school, and I was taught at home and in church, that blacks and whites were equal and we should not discriminate based on skin color, even if my school was almost entirely white. - Author: Kevin DeYoung
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#35. Ranger is Cuban-American with skin the color of a mocha latte, heavy on the mocha, and a body that can best be described as yum. - Author: Janet Evanovich
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#36. Your humans slaughter each other because of the color of your skin, or your faith or your plitics
or for no reason at all
too many of you hate as easily as you draw breath. - Magneto - Author: Stan Lee
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#37. In America we believe that every child, no matter where they live, who their family is, or what the color of their skin, is entitled to as good an education as the richest parent in America can give to their children. - Author: John Edwards
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#38. it always bothered me to know that the right to have a cool drink of water on a hot Alabama day could depend simply on the color of a person's skin. - Author: Toni Tennille
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#39. The color of a person's heart is more important than the color of their skin. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#40. As Conservatives, We Don't Care About The Color of Your Skin, We Care About The Color of Our Flag - Author: Allen West
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#41. That my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character - I have a dream today. - Author: Ken Follett
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#42. Gender or skin color does not of itself determine the nature of a person's thinking. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#43. What price would God demand from the churches for having the audacity to lighten the color of his son's skin, and straighten out his nappy hair? - Author: Dick Gregory
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#44. So all you desi boys and girls, dark skin or not, you are beautiful just the way you are. No need to change your skin to be fair and white. And no need to adapt to one's culture to fit in. If you feel uncomfortable to do what other people are doing, then don't do it! - Author: Simi Sunny
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#45. I never really had to put much thought into my race, and neither did anybody else. I knew I was black. I knew there was a history that accompanied my skin color, and my parents taught me to be proud of it. End of story. - Author: Issa Rae
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#46. When I was a kid, we said that we were precluded from going to certain neighborhoods because of the color of our skin Now the neighborhoods are the neighborhoods of ideas, youre not supposed to be there because of the color of your skin. - Author: Clarence Thomas
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#47. Freedom is an indivisible word. If we want to enjoy it, and fight for it, we must be prepared to extend it to everyone, whether they are rich or poor, whether they agree with us or not, no matter what their race or the color of their skin. - Author: Wendell Willkie
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#48. Money is human kind's greatest invention. Money doesn't discriminate. Money doesn't care whether a person is poor, whether a person comes from a good family, or what his skin color is. Anybody can make money. - Author: Takafumi Horie
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#49. It is not our sexual preferences, the color of our skin, the language we speak, nor the religion we practice that creates friction, hatred and wars amongst in society. It is our words and the words of our leaders that can create that disparity. - Author: Yehuda Berg
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#50. If a person is homosexual by nature - that is, if one's sexuality is as intrinsic a part of one's identity as gender or skin color - then society can no more deny a gay person access to the secular rights and religious sacraments because of his homosexuality than it can reinstate Jim Crow. - Author: Jon Meacham
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#51. We judge on the basis of what somebody looks like, skin color, whether we think they're beautiful or not. That space on the Internet allows you to converse with somebody with none of those things involved. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#52. My parents had raised me to not judge a person based off the color of their skin but by the composition of their character. A man was nothing if he wasn't true to his word and honorable. - Author: Chelle Bliss
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#53. In a subway car, my skin would typically fall in the middle of the color spectrum. On street corners, tourists would ask me for directions. I was, in four and a half years, never an American; I was immediately a New Yorker. - Author: Mohsin Hamid
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#54. Judge a man not by the color of his skin, but by the content of his character. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#55. Down through the ages man's heart has remained unchanged. Whatever the color of his skin, whatever his cultural or ethnic background, he needs the Gospel of Christ. - Author: Billy Graham
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#56. When we use stereotypes, we take in the gender, the age, the color of the skin of the person before us, and our minds respond with messages that say hostile, stupid, slow, weak. Those qualities aren't out there in the environment. They don't reflect reality. - Author: John Bargh
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#57. Many people who voted for Mr. Obama in the last election did so based on skin color. - Author: Alveda King
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#58. Did the color of his skin matter? No, Lina decided, wouldn't his racial ambiguity be a strength? Wasn't this a history from which they had all emerged, every American, black and white and every shade in between? - Author: Tara Conklin
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#59. Toeing the starting line of a marathon, regardless of the language you speak, the God you worship or the color of your skin, we all stand as equal. Perhaps the world would be a better place if more people ran. - Author: Dean Karnazes
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#60. When the house is on fire, do you argue the color of the skin of the man who brings the water? - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#61. I personally think my sister is so stunning without makeup. And she doesn't wear that much makeup because she has the best skin color. - Author: Gigi Hadid
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#62. There was no single gay point of view. Like skin color or gender or any of those arbitrary, sometimes artificial, difference sexual orientation didn't make us all the same. But it did affect us. It had to. - Author: Kelly J. Cogswell
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#63. Care not what they say about the color of your skin let the brilliant light of your soul blind them. - Author: Michael Dolan
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#64. Smart'n'Civ'lize ain't nothin' to do with the color o' the skin, nay. - Author: David Mitchell
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#65. What's your favorite color?" he whispered against my skin as though he were asking a highly intimate question. "Blue." "Like the ocean or the sky?" "Like your eyes." He turned me - Author: Alyssa Rose Ivy
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#66. Look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, ... - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#67. There are people who were gay and lived the gay lifestyle and aren't anymore. I don't know if that's the similar situation or that's the case for anyone that's black. It's a behavioral issue as opposed to a color of the skin issue, and that's the diff for serving in the military. - Author: Rick Santorum
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#68. Whether you want it or not,
your genes have a political past,
your skin a political tone.
your eyes a political color.
...
you walk with political steps
on political ground. - Author: Wislawa Szymborska
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#69. A person's disposition should serve as a narrative of their lives not the pigmentation of their skin. - Author: Henry Johnson Jr
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#70. Like the color of one's skin, the shape of one's genitals is a neutral biological fact that acquires meaning from society, which prides or devalues certain biological differences. - Author: Richard Caldwell
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#71. Skin color doesn't make you different,' Melody said. 'We're all the same on the inside.' 'The only people who ever say that,' Raymon replied, 'are white. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#72. yet that one thing - the color of their skin - would, in the real world, change everything. Sarai - Author: Laini Taylor
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#73. The beauty of the infantry is its ability to truly teach tolerance. At the lowest level, when it is simply a matter of survival to count on everyone around you, regardless of religion or skin color, the only logical option is to ignore the differences. - Author: Adam Fenner
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#74. If I describe a person's physical appearance in my writing, which I often do, especially in fiction, I never say someone is "black" or "white." I may describe the color of their skin - black eyes, beige skin, blue eyes, dark skin, etc. But I'm not talking about race. - Author: Jamaica Kincaid
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#75. I have a dream. I have a dream that one day, people will be judged by the content of their character, not by the color of their skin. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#76. The color of your dress really brings out the extraordinary paleness of your skin tone. Are you unwell? Dying, perhaps? - Author: T.J. Klune
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#77. Now I had won the gold medal. But it didn't mean anything, because I didn't have the right color skin. - Author: Muhammad Ali
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#78. I'm quite British; I've got big, flat feet, and I can't wear heels. I've got very, very pale Celtic skin, so my legs are always a frightening blue color. So when you take out clothes that reveal your legs, shoes that have any kind of heel, no shop will actually take my money. - Author: Caitlin Moran
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#79. Rosa Parks showed us all that one little person can make a whole bunch of noise without so much as a whisper. She showed the world that the color of your skin shouldn't determine what part of the bus you sit in ... as you ride through life. - Author: Richard Pryor
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#80. And certainly unchristian, to hate someone for the color of his skin, yet such trivial things can change the pattern of a life. - Author: Mary Jo Putney
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#81. Here, in my dreams, we love whom we love,
blinded not by the color of their skin,
worried not by the details of their gender,
nor about the book in which they find their god. - Author: Sarah Tregay
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#82. When Ben turned, his dark eyes danced with yellow light. Already handsome, flaring took his attractiveness to a whole new level. Ben's coppery skin practically glowed in the evening light. I turned quickly, surprised by the color rising to my cheeks. - Author: Kathy Reichs
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#83. I'm hurting because the color of my skin makes me perfect for their target practice. - Author: R H Sin
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#84. I feel that if you can transcend the color of your skin, with your talent, why carry that as a badge or a label? - Author: Giancarlo Esposito
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#85. Why hate someone for the color of their skin when there are much better reasons to hate them. - Author: Denis Leary
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#86. Liberate yourself from the white/black dichotomy! - Author: Ed Morales
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#87. The sway in Mala's waist, the curve of her hip beneath the folds of her sari, have caught the eye of many young men, each of whom is secretly willing to denounce the colonial prejudice of skin color by falling in love with her. - Author: Nayomi Munaweera
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#88. Because of writers like Chinua Achebe and Camara Laye ... I realized that people like me, girls with skin the color of chocolate, whose kinky hair could not form ponytails, could also exist in literature. - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#89. I can't understand
why dark northern soldiers
and light ones
are seperated into different brigades.
The dead are all buried together
in hasty mass graves,
bones touching. - Author: Margarita Engle
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#90. The world looks down on you, expects nothing from you because of the color of your skin and your mother's family name. They don't want you to fail. They want you to not even try. If you try, you will never disappoint me. - Author: Leah Raeder
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#91. The color of its skin reminded him of Zone's whores; - Author: William Gibson
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#92. He finds his fellow guilty of a skin
Not color'd like his own, and having pow'r
T' enforce the wrong, for such a worthy cause
Dooms and devotes him as his lawful prey. - Author: William Cowper
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#93. If you can judge a wise man by the color of his skin
Then mister you're a better man than I - Author: Steven Tyler
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#94. I may be a famous writer but when white people clinch to their wallet and stare at me with scorn I need to ask my skin why. - Author: Daniel Marques
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#95. Fibers in a variety of colors protrude out of my skin like mushrooms after a rainstorm. They cannot be forensically identified as animal, vegetable, or mineral. - Author: Joni Mitchell
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#96. Relying on the face might be human nature - even babies prefer to look at attractive people. But, of course, judging someone based on the geometry of his features is, from a moral and legal standpoint, no better than judging him based on the color of his skin. - Author: Paul Bloom
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#97. Color" is skin-deep and not soul-deep. Quit making it soul-deep. All souls are mine saith the Lord. As the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is His. What matters is that, the soul who sins is the one who will die (ref. Ez. 18:4) - Author: Josephine Akhagbeme
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#98. My parents taught me never to judge others based on whom they love, what color their skin is, or their religion. - Author: Taylor Swift
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#99. If anyone makes you feel less than you are, for the color of you skin, for where you come from, for the gender of the person you love, for the religion you have faith in, stand up, speak up, roar. No silence till we are equal. - Author: Thisuri Wanniarachchi
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#100. If whiteness were of no particular advantage, then having a fuller color wheel of skin tones would be purely a matter of celebration. But whiteness - just a drop of it - does still carry privilege. You learn that very young in America. - Author: Eric Liu
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