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  • It’s a difficult subject due to her bigotry.
  • Thus, cases of injustice, and oppression, and tyranny, and the most extravagant bigotry, are in constant occurrence among us every day.
    Charles Dickens  --  The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
  • He was a man of narrow mind and imperfect education, and his uncompromising bigotry was made hot and mischievous by violent and hasty passions
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  From Twice Told Tales
  • It’s called bigotry.
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys

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  • Not a big one, just an ordinary turnip-sized bigot.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • The bigoted Polish woman who occupied the bunk below me refused to clean, much to Annette’s fury.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • I knew some of them were bigoted and abusive, but I guess I held out the hope that they could be reoriented.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • I haven’t really heard a bigoted word from anybody.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • He had enough problems with the empty restaurant, a lazy son, and his nagging ulcer; now he had to put up with this bigot.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • She stokes the fire of her hatred, feeding it tidbits about bigoted idiot Dina and spineless mushmouth Ralph, because she knows that just beyond the rage is a sorrow so enervating it could render her immobile.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train

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  • Bigots.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • I always looked forward to these letters, feeling fortunate to have this Southern Lord Chesterfield as an advisor, who so delighted me with his old-fashioned disquisitions upon pride and avarice and ambition, bigotry, political skulduggery, venereal excess and other mortal sins and dangers.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • When you’re grown up, then you can make up your own mind about religion, which has been responsible for a lot of wars and massacres in his opinion, as well as bigotry and intolerance.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Are you a w itch bigot?
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • He was a militant idealist who crusaded against racial bigotry by growing faint in its presence.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • They can’t all be horrible…… It’s the same sort of prejudice that people have toward werewolves…… It’s just bigotry, isn’t it?
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • The hours wore on;—Ahab now shut up within his cabin; anon, pacing the deck, with the same intense bigotry of purpose in his aspect.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • You’re lucky he’s not as much of a bigot as you are, or I’d complain to the Clave and make the whole pack pay for your behavior.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • Revisions that catered to popular bigotry began appearing.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • I mean the timorous or carping few who doubt the tendency of such books as "Jane Eyre:" in whose eyes whatever is unusual is wrong; whose ears detect in each protest against bigotry — that parent of crime — an insult to piety, that regent of God on earth.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • O’Hare read this handsome passage out loud: History in her solemn page informs us that the Crusaders were but ignorant and savage men, that their motives were those of bigotry unmitigated, and that their pathway was one of blood and rears.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • ’It’s part of my official duty to protect them from harm by fools and bigots,’ he snapped.
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • But no one could completely shield the immigrant children from nativist bigotry.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • At the Restoration she had turned bigot, and that with so much energy that the priests had forgiven her her monk.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • People who can fix things are usually bigots.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • The result has been, on the one hand, a general obfuscation of the symbols, and on the other, a god-ridden bigotry such as is unmatched elsewhere in the history of religion.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • He was a racist bigot, but Calloway was also the best chess player I’d ever met.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • With schizophrenia, there’s often bigotry or hyper-religiosity, or both.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • They actually consider me a contemptible bigot, Mr. McLean.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • At some distance opposite, the outer walls of Sarcophagus College—silent, black, and windowless—threw their four centuries of gloom, bigotry, and decay into the little room she occupied, shutting out the moonlight by night and the sun by day.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • They were rank Tories and bigots, every one of them; there were no conservatives like American conservatives.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • Thus, cases of injustice, and oppression, and tyranny, and the most extravagant bigotry, are in constant occurrence among us every day.
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • Although Moody detested Detroit, he found much less bigotry in the metropolitan environment, and he determined that his professional future lay there, in one capacity or another.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • True affection and love have a purity which shall always prevail over bigotry.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • Your daughter is no match for a bigot; He has other schemes to worry about.
    Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere  --  Tartuffe
  • Enthusiasm for liberty is often infected with narrow-minded bigotry and distrust.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • Now she lives in a big house in La Canada and quotes cliched bigotry at me for wanting to marry you.
    Octavia Butler  --  Kindred
  • They were rank Tories and bigots, every one of them; there were no conservatives like American conservatives.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • I knew what she meant by "nice boys"—boys who were not Italian—and the sly knife-thrust of her bigotry infuriated me.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • Instead I averted my eyes from their bigotry, and I avoided the eyes of my friend because I couldn’t stand to face him.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Because it’s not just Negroes, but really it’s all of us, who must overcome the crippling legacy of bigotry and injustice.
    Lyndon B. Johnson  --  We Shall Overcome
  • But Kennedy would go on to become a self-described "dissident at large," writing numberless articles and several books that railed against bigotry.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • He loved his family, he stood up with some courage against the bigotry in the Methodist church, where he was a deacon, and at length had to withdraw because of his remarks on Darwin’s theory.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • They make fine work of me—fanatic, bigot, perfect cypher, not one word of the language, awkward figure, uncouth dress, no address, no character, cunning hardheaded attorney.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • The influence which the bigotry of one female,6 the petulance of another,7 and the cabals of a third,8 had in the contemporary policy, ferments, and pacifications, of a considerable part of Europe, are topics that have been too often descanted upon not to be generally known.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers
  • Stress cultural pride, as modern Irishmen, Jews, or Welshmen in America do, and as for bigotry, the flip side of cultural pride, make laws against it.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • Besides, as I have said, the Reader is himself conscious of the pleasure which he has received from such composition, composition to which he has peculiarly attached the endearing name of Poetry; and all men feel an habitual gratitude, and something of an honorable bigotry for the objects which have long continued to please them: we not only wish to be pleased, but to be pleased in that particular way in which we have been accustomed to be pleased.
    William Wordsworth  --  Preface to Lyrical Ballads
  • What ineffable misery the bigoted Separatists or Pharisees endured at finding themselves elbowed and laughed at in the procurator’s presence in Caesarea by the devotees of Gerizim!
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • It was always the women, and above all the young ones, who were the most bigoted adherents of the Party, the swallowers of slogans, the amateur spies and nosers-out of unorthodoxy.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • You see, people may tell you that Nazi Germany was built on anti-Semitism, a somewhat overzealous leader, and a nation of hate-fed bigots, but it would all have come to nothing had the Germans not loved one particular activity: To burn.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
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