We have collected the best Correctness Quotes by famous authors including Meghan Daum, Herbert Hoover, Mel Gibson, Shelby Steele, Phyllis Schlafly and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
Let’s face it: every campus has its share of students who can’t quite comprehend that extreme political correctness is often born of the same intolerance and anti-intellectualism as standard-issue bigotry.
With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress, no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system.
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.
Deference has been codified in American life as political correctness. And political correctness functions like a despotic regime. It is an oppressiveness that spreads its edicts further and further into the crevices of everyday life.
National Standards was not a narrative of past events but was leftwing revisionism and Political Correctness.
When political correctness first started coming around, it ruined Andrew Dice Clay and Eddie Murphy’s stand-up career. Sam Kinison died at just the right time, ’cause no one was going to tolerate what he was saying anymore either.
Generals aren’t in the business of commenting on the correctness or incorrectness of the President’s decisions. Anybody who thinks he should be able to do that ought to be fired on the spot.
I just think political correctness is a limitation on our First Amendment freedoms.
Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred.
I can’t stand people who look into the camera and look into the eyes of millions of people and wax political correctness.
Stephen A. Smith
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.
Are your kids learning the right lessons about 9/11? Ten years after Osama bin Laden’s henchmen murdered thousands of innocents on American soil, too many children have been spoon-fed the thin gruel of progressive political correctness over the stiff antidote of truth.
We need less political correctness and more political courage.
I have a distinct memory, dating back to 1989 or so, of sitting around with my college dorm mates talking about a new term that was popping up everywhere: ‘political correctness.’
When people laugh at me, they are not laughing in the way that they normally would at a comedian. They are laughing with relief, because the truth has been spoken, and political correctness has not strangled this particular gigastar.
We were criticized throughout that investigation for being too thorough, for taking too long. But time has proved the correctness of that approach.
Political correctness is a thing of leftist radicals.
When people talk about political correctness, the only element of any value is good manners.
If you look at things historically, Kanye West has really represented the battering ram against political correctness.
Political correctness has become a straightjacket.
I became a conservative for the first dozen years of my professional life in Berkeley, Calif., and it was a reaction against political correctness, so I get it.
As with ‘feminism,’ not to mention ‘liberalism’ and ‘conservatism,’ ‘political correctness’ tends to mean what you want it to mean, which also pretty much amounts to utter meaninglessness.
I am appalled to hear the defence of the niqab or burka in Europe. A bizarre political correctness has tied the tongues of those who would normally rally to defend women’s rights but who are now instead sacrificing those very rights in the name of fighting an increasingly powerful right wing.
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
It’s not hard to see how accusations against Trump as a racist and misogynist would be met with eye rolls and knowing murmurs of ‘political correctness’ by people who have had their worldview constantly caricatured and demonized by the cultural elites in academia, media and politics.
Donald Trump gets it: he’s the genuine article. He’s a doer in a game usually reserved for talkers. And when Donald Trump does his talking, he doesn’t tiptoe around the thousand new rules of political correctness.
The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing, respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country. But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy.
Political correctness kills discussion.
Lars von Trier
BDS is not a typical act of political correctness, undertaken by radical academics whose usual prey is the youth of America. This is a worldwide movement designed to destroy the one democracy in the Middle East and the hopes of people who have occupied that land for over three thousand years.
Many black youths are defying stereotypes, achieving good academic results, finding employment and contributing to their communities. But helping those who fall behind is not an exercise in political correctness, it is a precisely what a compassionate – and sensible – state should concern itself with.
There is a term called political correctness, and I consider it to be a euphemism for political cowardice.
Political correctness is one of the engines of nannyism. Allowing and even encouraging ‘offensive’ ideas is vital for the intellectually health of a free society.
I’m a fan of the kind of political correctness that is about not promoting prejudice. But some people in America are offended by equality because when you’ve had privilege for so long, equality feels like oppression.
It’s this upside-down world that we live in where we afford political correctness to the most intolerant group of individuals on the planet.
This era of political correctness out there needs to go.
We are so beaten down by political correctness that most of us are numb to the surrender of America.
I think political correctness is a moving line.
I worry that we are approaching a time when that which is shocking is squeezed out by the Stalinism of political correctness.
Political correctness, to me, is an enemy.
While many liberals have dismissed the idea of political correctness as a right-wing manufactured hysteria, it is in fact a real thing.
As much as some people like to put down ‘political correctness,’ if it wasn’t for political correctness, I wouldn’t be free right now.
W. Kamau Bell
I think the big problem this country has is being politically correct. I’ve been challenged by so many people, and I don’t frankly have time for total political correctness. And to be honest with you, this country doesn’t have time either.
If you’re a conservative who thinks the culture wars are over (they’re never really over, of course), then you are a lot more open to the idea of a unprincipled blowhard who promises he’s got your back on political correctness.
Britain is obsessed with political correctness.
Political correctness never rears its ugly head independently. It always shows up as a series of actions designed, to this observer, to crush the souls of those blessed with common sense.
One of my goals in life is to watch political correctness shrivel up and die (as it should be for any true conservative).
When we censor our history by disguising our scars, we belittle this process and the struggles our ancestors fought so hard to overcome. America doesn’t cower behind political correctness. It defiantly and courageously moves forward, with its history as a reminder of where we have been.
I missed a lot of decisions. At the time of making such a decision, there was no doubt in my mind as to its correctness. However, a second or two later I felt that I erred and wished I could change my original ruling.
I will never be a fan of any kind of political correctness: I think it’s instant death to creativity.
Bastions of free-flowing discussion with civil exchange are the academic ideal. But during my time in academia, it became increasingly clear that prisons of political correctness with peer-engendered public shaming are now the academic reality.
Just as the humble, unassuming, assenting ‘O.K.’ has deposed the more affirmative ‘Yes,’ so the little cringe and hesitation and approximation of ‘like’ are a help to young people who are struggling to negotiate the shoals and rapids of ethnic identity, the street, and general correctness.
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.
Sometimes political correctness runs amok in our public education system where we think that every kid can go to a four-year university.
George P. Bush
Political correctness is the deadliest of political weaponry.
The power of Political Correctness is demonstrated by the entire political establishment coming to the defense of open immigration from Muslim-majority nations.
I hate political correctness.
I detest politics, to be honest with you. It’s a cesspool. And I don’t think I would fare well in that cesspool because I don’t believe in political correctness and I certainly don’t believe in dishonesty.
My God, war is not about bathrooms. War is not about political correctness or words that are meaningless. War is about winning.
Michael T. Flynn
I don’t do ‘political correctness,’ whatever that means. I write the stories I want to write, featuring the characters I want to feature. I don’t touch demographic bases to appease this group or that. I write what I want. Full stop.
Paul S. Kemp
The heck with political correctness. I’ve never believed in it.
The correctness and quality of what you write do not matter; the act of writing does.
I have absolute faith in the correctness of my course.
Political correctness is evil.
Jesse Lee Peterson
What is political correctness, if not essentially redemptive speech? Soon liberalism had become a cultural identity that offered Americans a way to think of themselves as decent people. To be liberal was to be good.
If we are ever going to rescue our nation from selfish entitlement, political correctness, and collectivism, we must start sending citizen-statesman warriors to fight for us in Washington, and I believe Col. Maness will do just that.
Political correctness means nothing to me. Nothing. It’s the new Puritanism, darling. Preventing us from expressing ourselves.
We’re led to believe everybody opposes it and disagrees with political correctness, but yet everybody’s scared to death of it. So who is it? Well, it’s the power structure wherever you happen to be.
The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed.
It’s one thing to decry and defy political correctness in the name of efficiently achieving clarity or revealing an honest truth. But it’s quite another thing entirely to support name-calling and nastiness.
In an age of political correctness, even the most apparent gender assertions are dismissed as ignorance.
Along with ‘normal’ people in this country, I’m sick and tired of political correctness.
Political correctness is about denial, usually in the weasel circumlocutory jargon which distorts and evades and seldom stands up to honest analysis.
George MacDonald Fraser
I just don’t accept midgets as human beings. There’s only so much political correctness I can accept.
Political correctness? In my humor, I never talk about politics. I was never much into all that.
While liberals are leery of religious fundamentalism in general, they consistently imagine that all religions at their core teach the same thing and teach it equally well. This is one of the many delusions borne of political correctness.