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.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
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.
Toleration is the best religion.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
Whereas each man claims his freedom as a matter of right, the freedom he accords to other men is a matter of toleration.
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.
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.
Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding.
It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own.
Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.
Let us not speak of tolerance. This negative word implies grudging concessions by smug consciences. Rather, let us speak of mutual understanding and mutual respect.
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