Tolerance Quotes

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.

Father Dominique Pire

To tolerant everything is too teach nothing.

F. J. Kinsman

Tolerance is another word for indifference.

W. Somerset Maugham

The responsibility of tolerance lies in those who have the wider vision.

George Eliot

Be entirely tolerant or not at all; follow the good path or the evil one. To stand at the crossroads requires more strength than you possess.

Heinrich Heine

When travelling with someone, take large doses of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee

Helen Hayes

Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.

Mahatma Gandhi

World peace, like community peace, does not require that each man love his neighbor -- it requires only that they live together with mutual tolerance, submitting their disputes to a just and peaceful settlement

John F. Kennedy

In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.

Doris Lessing

As no roads are so rough as those that have just been mended, so no sinners are so intolerant as those that have just turned saints.

Charles Caleb Colton

Tolerance can lead to learning something.

Jakob Dylan

There is something sinister that stems from the fact that freedom and tolerance are so often separated from truth. This is fuelled by the notion, widely held today, that there are no absolute truths to guide our lives. Relativism, by indiscriminately giving value to practically everything, has made 'experience' all-important.

Pope Benedict XVI

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Updated On : June 25, 2013
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