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.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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.
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.
I have learned silence from the talkative; tolerance from the intolerant and kindness from the unkind. I should not be ungrateful to those teachers.
Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.
History balances the frustration of 'how far we have to go' with the satisfaction of 'how far we have come.' It teaches us tolerance for the human shortcomings and imperfections which are not uniquely of our generation, but of all time.
It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.
The only hope of preserving what is best, lies in the practice of an immense charity, a wide tolerance, a sincere respect for opinions that are not ours.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Through the centuries, the history of peoples is but a lesson in mutual tolerance.
Tolerance and celebration of individual differences is the fire that fuels lasting love.
Tolerance is the oil which takes the friction out of life.
No human trait deserves less tolerance in everyday life, and gets less, than intolerance.
Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.
Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.
Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance
Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions.
It is the enemy who can truly teach us to practice the virtues of compassion and tolerance.
We need to promote greater tolerance and understanding among the peoples of the world. Nothing can be more dangerous to our efforts to build peace and development than a world divided along religious, ethnic or cultural lines. In each nation, and among all nations, we must work to promote unity based on our shared humanity.
Tolerance comes of age. I see no fault committed that I myself could not have committed at some time or other.
Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understand another's beliefs, practices, and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them.
Needless fear and panic over disease or misfortune that seldom materialize are simply bad habits. By proper ventilation and illumination of the mind it is possible to cultivate tolerance, poise and real courage.