[PW] ? "Rearranging Their Prejudices" Quote (Quotation Query #751)
fred.shapiro at yale.edu
Tue Sep 20 08:57:25 PDT 2016
In the Yale Book of Quotations, 1st edition, I list the following quotation under Knute Rockne:
Most men, when they think they are thinking, are merely rearranging their prejudices.
Quoted in Reader's Digest, Oct. 1927
While working on the 2nd edition of the YBQ, I have realized that this quote was undoubtedly around before Rockne. I would welcome any citations or leads pushing it back in time. Probably "rearranging their prejudices", "rearrange their prejudices", "rearranging his prejudices," etc. are the key phrases to search for.
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