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Crime and Punishment
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  • Oh, well, brother, but we have to correct and direct nature, and, but for that, we should drown in an ocean of prejudice.
  • Literature is taking a maturer form, many injurious prejudice have been rooted up and turned into ridicule….
  • Moreover, in order to understand any man one must be deliberate and careful to avoid forming prejudices and mistaken ideas, which are very difficult to correct and get over afterwards.
  • "What if man is not really a scoundrel, man in general, I mean, the whole race of mankind—then all the rest is prejudice, simply artificial terrors and there are no barriers and it’s all as it should be."
  • At his first visit, indeed, he told us that he was a practical man, but still he shares, as he expressed it, many of the convictions ’of our most rising generation’ and he is an opponent of all prejudices.
  • For without your support she might not let me come near her now, for she is prejudiced against me, but with your assistance I reckon on….
  • ’nobler’—all those are old-fashioned prejudices which I reject.
  • That’s because you are of incapable of getting away from prejudices.
  • Setting aside the general question of chastity and feminine modesty as useless in themselves and indeed prejudices, I fully accept her chastity with me, because that’s for her to decide.
  • I am sorry, too, that with all the energy and resolution in protesting—which she has already shown once—she has little self-reliance, little, so to say, independence, so as to break free from certain prejudices and certain foolish ideas.

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  • The group works to eliminate racial prejudice.
  • If you don’t overcome your prejudice, you will harm yourself and others.

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