John Bargh quotes

  • When we use stereotypes, we take in the gender, the age, the color of the skin of the person before us, and our minds respond with messages that say hostile, stupid, slow, weak. Those qualities aren't out there in the environment. They don't reflect reality.
    -- John Bargh

    #Stupid #Reality #Color

  • The abstract way we think is really grounded in the concrete, bodily world much more than we thought.
    -- John Bargh

    #Thinking #World #Way

  • Stupid people surround themselves with smart people. Smart people surround themselves with smart people who disagree with them.

  • Anyone who meets you and doesn't want to get to know you and be part of your life is stupid. I saw it when I was just a kid." "No. You thought I was a vampire and you wanted to be my friend so I wouldn't eat you." "Well, that too. But I found out soon enough you weren't a blood sucker and I still licked you.

  • The ant, who has toiled and dragged a crumb to his nest, will furiously defend the fruit of his labor, against whatever robber assails him. So plain, that the most dumb and stupid slave that ever toiled for a master, does constantly know that he is wronged.

  • The brands with which we surround ourselves prop us up, make us feel sexy and beautiful, when in reality we're pretty dumpy creatures.

  • Action is the only reality; not only reality, but morality as well.

  • Money has no color. If you can build a better mousetrap, it won't matter whether you're black or white. People will buy it.

  • I hate the color red almost as much as i hate blond hair,"he said with an amused tone. -Dank

  • Love overcomes hate. Love has no color. Love has no orientation. All is love.

  • It will be helpful in our mutual objective to allow every man in America to look his neighbor in the face and see a man-not a color.

  • I want to express the utmost intensity of the color, bring out the quality, make it expressive.