Intolerance Quotes

Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.

Mohandas Gandhi

I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance or admit a right of inquiry into the religious opinions of others.

Thomas Jefferson

Once you attempt legislation upon religious grounds, you open the way for every kind of intolerance and religious persecution

William Butler Yeats

Claiming that you have got the truth wrapped up does breed violence and intolerance.

Timothy Radcliffe

Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims.

Morris Raphael Cohen

House music is about love, and lots of hip hop is about hate and intolerance, so in that respect, it's not good at all.

Chris Lowe

Intolerance has been the curse of our country.

James Larkin

It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.

Pierre Bayle

Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.

Voltaire

Tolerance always has limits - it cannot tolerate what is itself actively intolerant.

Sidney Hook

Don't get so tolerant that you tolerate intolerance

Bill Maher

No human trait deserves less tolerance in everyday life, and gets less, than intolerance.

Giacomo Leopardi

Intolerance of ambiguity is the mark of an authoritarian personality.

Theodor W Adorno

The devil loves nothing better than the intolerance of reformers.

James Russell Lowell

To know a person's religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance.

Eric Hoffer

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Updated On : December 06, 2013
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