Intolerance Quotes

Intolerance is a form of egotism, and to condemn egotism intolerantly is to share it.

George Santayana

Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance.

Henry Ward Beecher

Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by the tongue.

Charles Simmons

The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other.

Princess of Wales Diana

Intolerance is the Do Not Touch sign on something that cannot bear touching. We do not mind having our hair ruffled, but we will not tolerate any familiarity with the toupee which covers our baldness.

Eric Hoffer

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

Mohandas Gandhi

Though all society is founded on intolerance, all improvement is founded on tolerance

George Bernard Shaw

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

In overcoming prejudice, working together is even more effective than talking together.

Ralph W. Sockman

I have no color prejudices nor caste prejudices nor creed prejudices. All I care to know is that a man is a human being, and that is enough for me; he can't be any worse.

Mark Twain

Prejudices subsist in people's imagination long after they have been destroyed by their experience.

Ernest Dimnet

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

Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.

Aldous Huxley

Hatred, intolerance, poor hygienic conditions and violence all have roots in illiteracy, so we're trying to do something to help the poor and the needy.

Abdul Qadeer Khan

There are two kinds of people I can't stand. Those who are intolerant of other cultures, and the Dutch.

Michael Caine

If martial law did not prevent people from asserting their rights, how much more this. People will always create ways to circumvent this kind of intolerance ... This will be challenged on all fronts.

Renato Reyes

It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.

Thomas Jefferson

Here among the constant ruins and rebuilding of civilizations lies the coexistence of diversity and intolerance.

David K Shipler

Really a great deal of intolerance for their being stuck in the water and their inability to change.

Richard Fisher

I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.

Samuel Taylor

Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.

Charles de Secondat

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Updated On : December 06, 2013
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