31 Quotes About Favoritism

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Playing favorites and showing favoritism to another can be hurtful and emotionally damaging. Is there really a way to truly be favored and does it even make a difference how it may be perceived from the real truth? Here are some quotes about favoritism that show how we give preference to certain areas of our life.

“Affirmative action was designed originally for”women and other minorities” but the phrase has become just another tortured euphemism. Female conscientiousness and eagerness to please have always made women good students and natural test takers.”

“All experience teaches that, whenever there is a great national establishment, employing large numbers of officials, the public must be reconciled to support many incompetent men.”

“All my life I’d been told what to believe about politics, coloreds, being a girl. But with Constantine’s thumb pressed in my hand, I realized I actually had a choice in what I could believe.”

“Any day spent with you is my favorite day. So today is my new favorite day.”

“But I think that no matter how smart, people usually see what they’re already looking for, that’s all.”

“Favoritism’ is always a factor, and pressure always build for the appointment of friends of influential supporters of the President, or for the nominees of powerful Member of Congress from the incoming President’s party.”

“Favoritism manifests itself in all departments of government, public and private. It is the harder to avoid, because it is so natural.”

“For me to get an award from the press, I know there’s been no favoritism.”

“From secrecy and deception in high places, come home, America. From military spending so wasteful that it weakens our nation, come home, America.”

“I am a great foe of favoritism in public life, in private life, and even in the delicate relationship of an author to his works.”

“I have yet to see a piece of writing, political or non-political, that does not have a slant. All writing slants the way a writer leans, and no man is born perpendicular.”

“If parasitism, favoritism, corruption, and greed for the unearned did not exist, a mixed economy would bring them into existence.”

“In an extroverted society, the difference between an introvert and an extrovert is that an introvert is often unconsciously deemed guilty until proven innocent.”

“In many fields of the administration of interventionist measures, favoritism simply cannot be avoided.”

“It is a well known fact that reality has liberal bias.”

“It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into.”

“It looks perverted and wasteful to us, but then one thing that empires are not about is the efficient use of resources and the spread of happiness; both are typically accomplished despite the economic short-circuiting—corruption and favoritism, mostly—endemic to the system.”

“It’s not at all hard to understand a person; it’s only hard to listen without bias.”

“Let woman’s claim be as broad in the concrete as the abstract. We take our stand on the solidarity of humanity, the oneness of life, and the unnaturalness and injustice of all special favoritism, whether of sex, race, country, or condition.”

“My hope is that digital technology will level things out more and that it will eventually eliminate favoritism. But technology cannot do it alone.”

“Protectionism, socialism, all varieties of state favoritism and restrictions on competition, and the growth of bureaucracy and jobbery were the means by which special interests sought to exploit the public, the great mass of consumers and taxpayers.”

“Savages cling to a local god of one tribe or town. The broad ethics of Jesus were quickly narrowed to village theologies, which preach an election or favoritism.”

“Some of the old refs have favoritism toward some of the fighters that are currently fighting. There should be a changing of the guard with the refs, the same way there are with fighters.”

“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”

“The system happens to be Washington and the way politics works, because whatever it is, it isn’t working. It defies common sense.”

“To say grace, knowing that people on this globe are starving, indicates a highly selfish acquiescence in the arrogantly supposed favoritism of the almighty.”

“We all see only that which we are trained to see.”

“We don’t want insurance companies becoming monopolies looking for favoritism in a cronyistic way at Washington.”

“We find comfort among those who agree with us – growth among those who don’t.”

“We have the incredible privilege of serving in the highest offices in the state. We must prove ourselves worthy of our fellow citizens’ faith.”

“When I look at a person, I see a person – not a rank, not a class, not a title.”

Feel like you are in the middle of a battle for favoritism can be exhausting and emotionally draining.