65 Political Correctness Quotes On Success In Life

These political correctness quotes will inspire you. Political correctness is a term used to describe language, policies, or measures that are intended to avoid offense or disadvantage to members of particular groups in society.

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Best Political Correctness Quotes

  1. “This lie of political correctness is bringing this country down. You just want to break through it all.” ~ Jon Voight
  2. “Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred.” ~ Jacques Barzun
  3. “In this era of political correctness, some people seem unaware that being squeamish about words can mean being blind to realities.” ~ Thomas Sowell
  4. “There is a point where political correctness becomes an acid that erodes freedom.” ~ Bill O’Reilly

  5. “Political correctness is just tyranny with manners. I wish for you the courage to be unpopular. Popularity is history’s pocket change. Courage is history’s true currency.” ~ Charlton Heston
  6. “The two pillars of ‘political correctness’ are, a) willful ignorance, and b) a steadfast refusal to face the truth.” ~ George MacDonald Fraser
  7. “Political correctness is the natural continuum from the party line. What we are seeing once again is a self-appointed group of vigilantes imposing their views on others. It is a heritage of communism, but they don’t seem to see this.” ~ Doris Lessing
  8. “Political correctness is the the inability to state certain truths because they may offend certain people” ~ Dennis Prager

  9. “Political correctness is neither political nor is it correct. It amounts to social censorship, and the sooner we spit it out, the better.” ~ Jeff Cooper
  10. “The wussification of America is killing us by teaching us to censor ourselves from what we believe. That’s why I want to see political correctness die in my lifetime, but first… I want to watch it suffer.” ~ Brad Stine
  11. “If the first words out of your mouth are to cry ‘political correctness!’, … chances are very, very high that you are in fact part of the problem.” ~ N.K. Jemisin
  12. “Political Correctness doesn’t change us, it shuts us up.” ~ Glenn Beck

  13. “In a land of freedom we are held hostage by the tyranny of political correctness.” ~ Robert Griffin III
  14. “I am politically incorrect, that’s true. Political correctness to me is just intellectual terrorism. I find that really scary, and I won’t be intimidated into changing my mind. Everyone isn’t going to love you all the time.” ~ Mel Gibson
  15. “Let’s be honest. Who here thinks your professors can say what they really believe? It scares me to death, and should scare you too, that the superstition of political correctness rules the halls of reason. What does all of this mean? It means that telling us what to think has evolved into telling us what to say, so telling us what to do can’t be far behind. Before you claim to be a champion of free thought, tell me: Why did political correctness originate on America’s campuses? And why do you continue to tolerate it? Why do you, who’re supposed to debate ideas, surrender to their suppression?” ~ Charlton Heston
  16. “The truth is that this culture of political correctness has tied the hands of law enforcement around the USA.” ~ Mike Pence

  17. “I believe that political correctness can be a form of linguistic fascism, and it sends shivers down the spine of my generation who went to war against fascism.” ~ P. D. James
  18. “Another plague upon the land, as devastating as the locusts God loosed on the Egyptians, is ‘Political Correctness.'” ~ Charlton Heston
  19. “What I think the political correctness debate is really about is the power to be able to define. The definers want the power to name. And the defined are now taking that power away from them.” ~ Toni Morrison
  20. “One can be inclined to just say, “F this political correctness! I don’t have time for that!”” ~ Quentin Tarantino

  21. “Open discussion of many major public questions has for some time now been taboo. We can’t open our mouths without being denounced as racists, misogynists, supremacists, imperialists or fascists. As for the media, they stand ready to trash anyone so designated.” ~ Saul Bellow
  22. “I got a feeling about political correctness. I hate it. It causes us to lie silently instead of saying what we think.” ~ Hal Holbrook
  23. “Political correctness has become a straightjacket.” ~ Gary Oldman
  24. “Political Correctness is inverted McCarthyism.” ~ Dennis Miller

  25. “I think you have to judge everything based on your personal taste. And if that means being critical, so be it. I hate political correctness. I absolutely loathe it.” ~ Simon Cowell
  26. “Political correctness is a war on noticing.” ~ Steve Sailer
  27. “Political correctness has changed everything. People forget that political correctness used to be called spastic gay talk.” ~ Frankie Boyle
  28. “The cornerstone of the political correctness that dominates campus culture is radical feminism.” ~ Phyllis Schlafly

  29. “Obamacare is really I think the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery.” ~ Benjamin Carson
  30. “Al forms of consensus about ”great” books and ”perennial” problems, once stabilized, tend to deteriorate eventually into something philistine. The real life of the mind is always at the frontiers of ”what is already known.” Those great books don’t only need custodians and transmitters. To stay alive, they also need adversaries. The most interesting ideas are heresies.” ~ Susan Sontag
  31. “If you do not regard feminism with an uplifting sense of the gloriousness of woman’s industrial destiny, or in the way, in short, that it is prescribed, by the rules of the political publicist, that you should, that will be interpreted by your opponents as an attack on woman.” ~ Wyndham Lewis
  32. “A lot of people who go into prison go into prison straight – and when they come out, they’re gay.” ~ Benjamin Carson

  33. “I am absolutely opposed to political correctness. You cannot confront hate speech until you’ve experienced it. You need to hear every side of the issue instead of just one.” ~ Jane Elliott
  34. “I worry that we are approaching a time when that which is shocking is squeezed out by the Stalinism of political correctness.” ~ Joe Eszterhas
  35. “It is silly to call fat people “gravitationally challenged”, a self-righteous fetishism of language which is no more than a symptom of political frustration.” ~ Terry Eagleton
  36. “National Standards was not a narrative of past events but was leftwing revisionism and Political Correctness.” ~ Phyllis Schlafly

  37. “Whether it’s people walking off ‘The View’ when Bill O’Reilly makes a statement about radical Islam or Juan Williams being fired for expressing his opinion, over-reaching political correctness is chipping away at the fundamental American freedoms of speech and expression.” ~ Eric Cantor
  38. “The notion of political correctness has ignited controversy across the land. And although the movement arises from the laudable desire to sweep away the debris of racism and sexism and hatred it replaces old prejudices with new one. It declares certain topics off-limits, certain expressions off-limits, even certain gestures off-limits. What began as a crusade for civility has soured into a cause of conflict and even censorship.” ~ George H. W. Bush
  39. “The social disease of political correctness has entered daily life, inverting good to bad and attempting to rewrite proud histories as an imposition of white supremacy for which we all should make contrition.” ~ Robert Agostinelli
  40. “Sufficiently advanced political correctness is indistinguishable from sarcasm.” ~ Erik Naggum

  41. “Things have happened, having to do with many things including political correctness, where people are so worried about being politically correct that they are unable to function.” ~ Donald Trump
  42. “When Donald Trump does his talking, he – he doesn’t tiptoe around the thousand new rules of political correctness.” ~ Mike Pence
  43. “My mother told me if I work hard and I really believed in American principles and I believed in God, anything is possible. That’s why I’m not anxious to give away American values and principles for the sake of political correctness.” ~ Benjamin Carson
  44. “Stand up, speak out, and be bold. Screw political correctness. Never let them tell you to sit down and shut up.” ~ Sarah Palin

  45. “We all know the big elephant in the room. The big elephant in the room is African governments. Africa has been totally mismanaged and misruled, but nobody wants to talk about that because of political correctness.” ~ George W. Bush
  46. “You’re not allowed to call them dinosaurs any more,” said Yo-less. “It’s speciesist. You have to call them pre-petroleum persons.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  47. “Secretly everybody’s getting tired of political correctness, kissing up. That’s the kiss-ass generation we’re in right now. We’re really in a pussy generation. Everybody’s walking on eggshells. We see people accusing people of being racist and all kinds of stuff. When I grew up, those things weren’t called racist.” ~ Clint Eastwood
  48. “America’s problem is too much political correctness.” ~ Donald Trump

  49. “‘Fair’ is one of the most dangerous concepts in politics. Since no two people are likely to agree on what is ‘fair,’ this means that there must be some third party with power – the government – to impose its will. The road to despotism is paved with ‘fairness’.” ~ Thomas Sowell
  50. “Political correctness is a bit like a granny, a maiden aunt arriving at a party when everyone’s having a good time. And she comes in, they all start sort of buttoning up and becoming self-conscious and behaving properly and then when she leaves, you can have fun again.” ~ John Cleese
  51. “I think political correctness really does help us when it serves us but it doesn’t help us when it silences us.” ~ Margaret Cho
  52. “Political correctness kills discussion.” ~ Lars von Trier

  53. “If political correctness has achieved one thing, it’s that it has made the Conservative party cloak their inherent racism behind more creative language” ~ Stewart Lee
  54. “Innovation doesn’t come from one big thing, it comes from a piece at a time, from combining existing technology. We have in a sense a stagnation, in all those areas where we have cronyism and political correctness and the precautionary principle. Get all of those together, then yeah, you have stagnation, and that’s what we’re seeing.” ~ Charles Koch
  55. “When my dreams showed signs
    of becoming
    politically correct
    no unruly images
    escaping beyond borders

    then I began to wonder” ~ Adrienne Rich
  56. “Socialist writers are made of sterner stuff than those who only let their characters steeplechase through trouble in order to comeout first in the happy ending of moral uplift.” ~ Christina Stead
  57. “We’re gonna get away from political correctness .” ~ Donald Trump

  58. “Love begets wisdom, thus it is, as often misconceived, more than vain layers of tenderness; it is inherently rational and comprehensive of the problem within the problem: for instance, envy is one of the most excused sins in the media of political correctness. Those you find most attractive, or seem to have it all, are often some of the most insecure at heart, and that is because people assume that they do not need anything but defamation.” ~ Criss Jami
  59. “Goldilocks
    [There] lived a family of bearstogether anthropomorphically in a little cottage as a nuclear family. They were very sorry about this, of course, since the nuclear family has traditionally served to enslave womyn, instill a self-righteous moralism in its members, and imprint rigid notions of heterosexualist roles onto the next generation. [They named] their offspring the non-gender-specific “Baby.” ~ James Finn Garner
  60. “Political correctness is a concept invented by hard-rightwing forces to defend their right to be racist, to treat women in a degrading way and to be truly vile about gay people. They invent this idea of people who are politically correct, with a rigid, monstrous attitude to life so they can attack. But we have all had to learn to modify our language. That’s all part of being a decent human being.” ~ Clare Short
  61. “Political correctness is driving machismo underground and recalling effeminacy from exile.” ~ Mason Cooley

  62. “One of the problems with NPR is that there is so much political correctness that if you’ve got a name that looks like it was made up by Rudyard Kipling, you’ve got a better chance of getting hired. I’m a white guy named Tony Snow for heaven’s sake. That’s as white as it goes.” ~ Tony Snow
  63. “The success [of the X-Men], I think, is for two reasons. The first is that, creatively, the book was close to perfect … but the other reason is that it was a book about being different in a culture where, for the first time in the West, being different wasn’t just accepted, but was also fashionable. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that gay rights, black rights, the empowerment of women and political correctness all happened over those twenty years and a book about outsiders trying to be accepted was almost the poster-boy for this era in American culture.” ~ Mark Millar
  64. “At a time when political correctness is valued over honesty I would also like to say right on motherfuckers!” ~ Madonna Ciccone
  65. “For the sake of democracy, vigorous, civilized debate must replace the law of silence that political correctness has imposed.” ~ Anthony Daniels

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