tolerance Quotes

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

Dalai Lama

Through the centuries, the history of peoples is but a lesson in mutual tolerance.

Emile Zola

Toleration is the best religion.

Victor Hugo

The highest result of education is tolerance.

Helen Keller

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.

John F. Kennedy

Whereas each man claims his freedom as a matter of right, the freedom he accords to other men is a matter of toleration.

Walter Lippmann

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

Tolerance and celebration of individual differences is the fire that fuels lasting love.

Tom Hannah

Tolerance is the oil which takes the friction out of life.

Wilbert E. Scheer

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

Giacomo Leopardi

It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own.

Herbert Samuel

Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.

Robert G Ingersoll

Persecution was at least a sign of personal interest. Tolerance is composed of nine parts of apathy to one of brotherly love.

Frank Moore Colby

To think that one's actions could please the masses is indeed a notion bound in irony; someone will inevitably find something wrong in almost everything. So do what it is that you do best and remember to have enough tolerance for two.

Brandon Boyd

I understand that in the UK there have already been 10,000 complaints from viewers about these remarks, which people see, rightly, as offensive. I want Britain to be seen as a country of fairness and tolerance. Anything detracting from this I condemn.

James Gordon Brown

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