Quotations on Tolerance

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For this equilibrium now in sight, let us trust that mankind, as it has occurred in the greatest periods of its past, will find for itself a new code of ethics, common to all, made of tolerance, of courage, and of faith in the Spirit of men.
- Albert Claude
(Keywords: Faith, Men, Trust, Courage, Ethics, Mankind, Now, Past, Sight, Spirit, Tolerance, Will)

I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Keywords: Intolerance, Support)

The enemy is not just terrorism. It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism, by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion, and distorts both.
- John Cornyn
(Keywords: Politics, Religion, Islam, Enemy, Extreme, Intolerance, Minority, Terrorism, Tradition)

The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one's neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell.
- Aleister Crowley
(Keywords: People, Fact, Hell, Intolerance, Religious, Satisfaction)

I think tolerance is something everybody needs to be reminded of, especially in a reactionary political world. Well, actually, I should say, a reactionary political climate.
- Bruce Davison
(Keywords: Climate, Needs, Tolerance, World)

The focus of tolerance education is to deal with the concept of equality and fairness. We need to establish confidence with children that there is more goodness than horror in this world.
- Morris Dees
(Keywords: Education, Equality, Children, Confidence, Focus, Goodness, Horror, Tolerance, World)

We in the United States should be all the more thankful for the freedom and religious tolerance we enjoy. And we should always remember the lessons learned from the Holocaust, in hopes we stay vigilant against such inhumanity now and in the future.
- Charlie Dent
(Keywords: Freedom, Future, Now, Religious, states, Tolerance, United)

The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other.
- Princess Diana
(Keywords: Intolerance, Today, World)

Without tolerance, our world turns into hell.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Keywords: Hell, Tolerance, World)

Too small is our world to allow discrimination, bigotry and intolerance to thrive in any corner of it, let alone in the United States of America.
- Eliot Engel
(Keywords: America, Bigotry, Discrimination, Intolerance, states, United, World)

Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Keywords: Growth, Intolerance, Spirit, Violence)

Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Keywords: Faith, Cause, Intolerance, Want)

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Keywords: Anger, Enemies, Intolerance, Understanding)

Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
- James Goldsmith
(Keywords: Virtue, Apathy, Neighbors, Tolerance, Weakness)

I want to be clear. No company is too big to be prosecuted. We have zero tolerance for corporate fraud, but we also recognize the importance of avoiding collateral consequences whenever possible.
- Alberto Gonzales
(Keywords: Company, Consequences, Corporate, Fraud, Importance, Tolerance, Want)

Hatred is not what Las Vegas is about. We will have zero tolerance for anyone who is intolerant.
- Oscar Goodman
(Keywords: Hatred, Tolerance, Will)

When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee.
- Helen Hayes
(Keywords: Coffee, Patience, Tolerance, Traveling)

There is a place in this world for satire, but there is a time when satire ends and intolerance and bigotry toward religious beliefs... begins.
- Isaac Hayes
(Keywords: Time, Beliefs, Bigotry, Intolerance, Religious, Satire, World)

To know a person's religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance.
- Eric Hoffer
(Keywords: Faith, Religion, Intolerance, Profession)

Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue.
- King Hussein I
(Keywords: Life, Religion, Lie, Heart, Islam, Difference, Principles, Tolerance, World)

Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
- Aldous Huxley
(Keywords: Intelligence, Vision, Children, Clarity, Curiosity, Intolerance, Remarkable)

Tolerance is the value that was selected to put on here, and tolerance is as American as apple pie.
- Jay Inslee
(Keywords: American, Tolerance, Value)

Any one who wants to live in peace and freedom will be to live by toil, demonstration of high levels of discipline and tolerance for one another.
- Yahya Jammeh
(Keywords: Peace, Discipline, Freedom, Tolerance, Will)

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
(Keywords: Act, Intolerance, Opinions, Religious, Right, Will, Word)

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
(Keywords: Hatred, Help, Intolerance, Poor, Trying, Violence)

I believe with all my heart that civilization has produced nothing finer than a man or woman who thinks and practices true tolerance.
- Frank Knox
(Keywords: Civilization, Heart, Man, Nothing, Tolerance, Woman)

Compromise and tolerance are magic words. It took me 40 years to become philosophical.
- Hedy Lamarr
(Keywords: Compromise, Magic, Tolerance, Words, Years)

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
(Keywords: Music, Love, Hate, Intolerance, Respect)

In a multi-racial society, trust, understanding and tolerance are the cornerstones of peace and order.
- Kamisese Mara
(Keywords: Peace, Society, Trust, Order, Tolerance, Understanding)

Tolerance is another word for indifference.
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Keywords: Indifference, Tolerance, Word)

Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.
- Pervez Musharraf
(Keywords: Peace, Islam, Brotherhood, Hatred, Tolerance, Violence)

North Eurasia is one of the best examples of religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence of Islam and Christianity. This is a rare thing in today's world, even in its most liberal parts.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Keywords: Christianity, Islam, Liberal, Religious, Today, Tolerance, World)

Claiming that you have got the truth wrapped up does breed violence and intolerance.
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Keywords: Truth, Intolerance, Violence)

Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
- Agnes Repplier
(Keywords: Humor, Irony, Tolerance, Understanding)

Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both to preserve the traditional definition of marriage and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians.
- Mitt Romney
(Keywords: Marriage, Americans, Intolerance, Majority)

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
(Keywords: Religion, Fact, Intolerance, Reason, Religious, Spirit)

The value of tolerance is central to living in today's world - especially in diverse places like the Bronx.
- Jose Serrano
(Keywords: Living, Today, Tolerance, Value, World)

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
(Keywords: Argument, Bigotry, Fire, Intolerance, Old, Persecution, Silence, Tongue)

Together with international unity and resolve we can meet the challenge of this global scourge and work to bring about an international law of zero tolerance for terrorism.
- Manmohan Singh
(Keywords: Work, Challenge, Law, Terrorism, Tolerance, Unity)

It was under a solemn consciousness of the dangers from ecclesiastical ambition, the bigotry of spiritual pride, and the intolerance of sects... that is was deemed advisable to exclude from the national government all power to act upon the subject.
- Joseph Story
(Keywords: Government, Power, Act, Ambition, Bigotry, Consciousness, Intolerance, Pride, Spiritual)

A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
- Henry A. Wallace
(Keywords: Money, Power, Deceit, Intolerance, Lust, Nations, Violence)

Once you attempt legislation upon religious grounds, you open the way for every kind of intolerance and religious persecution.
- William Butler Yeats
(Keywords: Intolerance, Legislation, Open, Persecution, Religious)

Liberal democracy - as you know, in the old days, we were saying we want socialism with a human face. Today's left effectively offers global capitalism with a human face, more tolerance, more rights and so on. So the question is, is this enough or not? Here I remain a Marxist: I think not.
- Slavoj Zizek
(Keywords: Capitalism, Democracy, Rights, Liberal, Old, Question, Saying, Socialism, Today, Tolerance, Want)









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