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minority Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about minority
  1. #1
    “The practical reason why, when the power is once in the hands of the people, a majority are permitted, and for a long period continue, to rule, is not because they are most likely to be in the right, nor because this seems fairest to the minority, but because they are physically the strongest. But a government in which the majority rule in all cases cannot be based on justice, even as far as men understand it.”
  2. #2
    “This your island, which seemed as to this particular the happiest in the world, will suffer much by the cursed avarice of a few persons.”
  3. #3
    “It felt as though we always had a white foot pressed against the back of our necks.”
  4. #4
    “It felt as though we always had a white foot pressed against the back of our necks.”
  5. #5
    “Our first impressions are generated by our experiences and our environment, which means that we can change our first impressions - we can alter the way we think-slice - by changing the experiences that comprise those impressions...It requires that you change your life so that you are exposed to minorities on a regular basis and become comfortable with them and familiar with the best of their culture, so that when you want to meet, hire, date, or talk with a member of a minority, you aren’t betrayed by your hesitation and discomfort. Taking rapid cognition seriously - acknowledging the incredible power, for good and ill, that first impressions play in our lives - requires that we take active steps to manage and control those impressions.”