Quotes About Tolerance

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In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.  ~ Dalai Lama XIV

It's an universal law-- intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.  ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated.  ~ Kofi Annan

If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.  ~ John F. Kennedy

Tolerance is only another name for indifference.  ~ W. Somerset Maugham

Don't be in a hurry to condemn because he doesn't do what you do or think as you think or as fast. There was a time when you didn't know what you know today.  ~ Malcolm X

If I do not believe as you believe, it proves that you do not believe as I believe, and that is all that it proves.  ~ Thomas Paine

The highest result of education is tolerance.  ~ Helen Keller

It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are 20 gods, or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.  ~ Thomas Jefferson

Tolerance of intolerance is cowardice.  ~ Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Don't get so tolerant that you tolerate intolerance.  ~ Bill Maher

People tolerate those they fear further than those they love.  ~ E.W. Howe

Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.  ~ Frank Moore Colby

Tolerance only for those who agree with you is no tolerance at all.  ~ Ray Davis

In the world it is called Tolerance, but in hell it is called Despair...the sin that believes in nothing, cares for nothing, seeks to know nothing, interferes with nothing, enjoys nothing, hates nothing, finds purpose in nothing, lives for nothing, and remains alive because there is nothing for which it will die.  ~ Dorothy L. Sayers

Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.  ~ Albert Einstein

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