I hope you find great value in these Quotes about Tolerance from my large collection of inspirational quotes and motivational sayings.
To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
In the practice of tolerance,
one's enemy is the best teacher.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller
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A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love,
trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity.
The order varies for any given year.
- Paul Sweeney
More and more people care about religious tolerance
as fewer and fewer care about religion.
- Alexander Chase
Humor brings insight and tolerance.
Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
- Agnes Repplier
Without tolerance, our world turns into hell.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
Tolerance is held to be a condition of mind which is encouraged by,
and is necessary for, civilization.
- Arthur Keith
Tolerance - the function of an extinguished ardor -
tolerance cannot seduce the young.
- Emile M. Cioran
Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness,
those are life-altering lessons.
- Jessica Lange
Broad tolerance in the matter of beliefs is necessarily
a part of the new ethics.
- Lafcadio Hearn
There is nothing in the genius of America more precious
today than the spirit of religious and political tolerance
in its application to our own people.
- Paul Harris
People have no tolerance.
They think all bugs are bad.
It's the American way.
If you don't like something, kill it.
- Carl Olson
Few businessmen are capable of being in politics,
they don't understand the democratic process,
they have neither the tolerance or the depth it takes.
Democracy isn't a business.
- Malcolm Forbes
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
- George Eliot
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity.
We are all formed of frailty and error;
let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly -
that is the first law of nature.
And as I've gotten older, I've had more of a tendency
to look for people who live by kindness,
tolerance, compassion, a gentler way of looking at things.
- Martin Scorsese
Britons seem to have given up on assimilating their Muslim population,
with many British elites patting themselves on the
back for their tolerance and multiculturalism.
- Linda Chavez
What you do, is you gradually become more and more experienced,
and more and more realistic about dramatic tolerance,
about how long the play should be.
- Ridley Scott
Together with international unity and resolve we can
meet the challenge of this global scourge and work
to bring about an international law of zero tolerance for terrorism.
- Manmohan Singh
I believe with all my heart that civilization has produced
nothing finer than a man or woman who thinks and practices true tolerance.
- Frank Knox
I believe all Americans who believe in freedom,
tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to
oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
- Coretta Scott King
No human trait deserves less tolerance in everyday life,
and gets less, than intolerance.
- Giacomo Leopardi
Those wearing tolerance for a label call other views intolerable.
- Phyllis McGinley
Political correctness does not legislate tolerance;
it only organizes hatred.
- Jacques Barzun
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them.
Humor teaches tolerance.
- W. Somerset Maugham
I have a zero tolerance for sanctimonious morons who try to scare people.
- Pat Robertson
Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance,
respect for differences, conflict resolution,
anger management, and other attributes of peace.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
In a multi-racial society, trust, understanding and
tolerance are the cornerstones of peace and order.
- Kamisese Mara
Always try to maintain complete tolerance and always
make an effort to give people more than they expect.
- Scott Hamilton
Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
Compromise and tolerance are magic words.
It took me 40 years to become philosophical.
- Hedy Lamarr
I suspect that even today, with all the progress we
have made in liberal thought,
the quality of true tolerance is as rare as the quality of mercy.
- Frank Knox
Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance,
but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
Tolerance is the value that was selected to put on here,
and tolerance is as American as apple pie.
- Jay Inslee
Tolerance is carved into the rostrum of the U.S.
House of Representatives and intolerance should not be carved into the U.S.
- Jay Inslee
The value of tolerance is central to living in today's world -
especially in diverse places like the Bronx.
- Jose Serrano
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority.
The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
- Ralph W. Sockman
I think tolerance is something everybody needs to be reminded of,
especially in a reactionary political world.
Well, actually, I should say, a reactionary political climate.
- Bruce Davison
Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.
- Kim Campbell
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
Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music.
- Bruce Springsteen
I have, I admit, a low tolerance for detached chronicling and cool analysis.
- Leslie Fiedler
Hatred is not what Las Vegas is about.
We will have zero tolerance for anyone who is intolerant.
- Oscar Goodman
Tolerance is the price we pay for living in a free,
- Robert Casey
It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace,
and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.
- Pierre Bayle
Tolerance always has limits - it cannot tolerate what
is itself actively intolerant.
- Sidney Hook
Tolerance is another word for indifference.
- W. Somerset Maugham
Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred;
not enmity; peace, and not violence.
- Pervez Musharraf
Let's be careful when we start comparing American to
European tolerance because there isn't necessarily
a lot of European tolerance.
- Montel Williams
Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart,
the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance,
Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe.
- Virginia Woolf
Tolerance is a very dull virtue.
It is boring.
Unlike love, it has always had a bad press.
It is negative.
It merely means putting up with people,
being able to stand things.
- E. M. Forster
Tolerance is giving to every other human being every
right that you claim for yourself.
- Robert Green Ingersoll
Black literature is taught as sociology,
as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form.
- Toni Morrison
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom,
a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
- Stephen Fry
Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate
neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
- James Goldsmith
When traveling with someone, take large does of patience
and tolerance with your morning coffee.
- Helen Hayes
Any one who wants to live in peace and freedom will be to live by toil,
demonstration of high levels of discipline and tolerance for one another.
- Yahya Jammeh
Religious tolerance is something we should all practice;
there have been more persecution and atrocities committed
in the name of religion and religious freedom than anything else.
- Walter Koenig
Let me say this loud and clear.
There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a.
Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life.
And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue.
- King Hussein I
It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective,
ability, and judgment are radically different from yours.
It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility,
tolerance, and wisdom.
- Dee Hock
It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom;
it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect.
Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment,
but of boredom.
- Quentin Crisp
I'll tell you what I did need to learn was tolerance,
and I think I've been actually given a daily opportunity to practice that,
and it's - it's - and I know that that sounds almost like a backhanded slap,
and it is in a way because I haven't been successful at it every day.
- Mel Gibson
Now, I think that in acknowledging that every individual
Member of Parliament and indeed every individual member of the Labour Party,
has rights to express their view in a spirit of tolerance.
- Ron Davies
America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition.
Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress,
tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
- Barack Obama
North Eurasia is one of the best examples of religious
tolerance and peaceful coexistence of Islam and Christianity.
This is a rare thing in today's world,
even in its most liberal parts.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev