I was raised to believe that excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism. And that’s how I operate my life.
—Oprah Winfrey (b.1954) American TV Personality
The comfortable people in tight houses felt pity at first, and then distaste, and finally hatred for the migrant people.
—John Steinbeck (1902–68) American Novelist, Short Story Writer, Journalist
That kind of patriotism which consists of hating all other nations.
—Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–65) English Novelist, Short-Story Writer
Remember, remember always that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
—Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945) American Head of State, Lawyer