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60+ Tolerance Quotes

Tolerance means the ability or willingness to tolerate the existence of opinions or behavior that one dislikes or disagrees with. Tolerance is the secret of social peace. Living with harmony and peace is the true practice of tolerance. Check out this beautiful collection of 60+ tolerance quotes and sayings.

1. I think tolerance and acceptance and love is something that feeds every community. Lady Gaga
2. Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun
3. The highest result of education is tolerance. Helen Keller
4. We don't need holy wars. What we need is tolerance and brotherhood and simple humanity. Arlen Specter
5. Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons. Jessica Lange
6. Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence. Pervez Musharraf
7. Tolerance is you saying something crazy and me smiling and saying, 'That's nice.' Penn Jillette
8. In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. Dalai Lama
9. Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. John F. Kennedy
10. Tolerance, compromise, understanding, acceptance, patience - I want those all to be very sharp tools in my shed. CeeLo Green
11. Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun
12. Compromise and tolerance are magic words. It took me 40 years to become philosophical. Hedy Lamarr
13. Rejection is a common occurrence. Learning that early and often will help you build up the tolerance and resistance to keep going and keep trying. Kevin Feige
14. Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions. Gilbert K. Chesterton
15. Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form. Toni Morrison
16. Tolerance, openness to argument, openness to self-doubt, willingness to see other people's points of view - these are very liberal and enlightened values that people are right to hold, but we can't allow them to delude us to the point where we can't recognise people who are needlessly perpetrating human misery. Sam Harris
17. I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance. Stephen Fry
18. Promoting tolerance and human dignity is one of mankind's unfinished challenges. Ehud Olmert
19. Kindness, tolerance, integrity, modesty, generosity - these are attributes that events permit us. They are our holiday moods, and we are as proud of them as of the fine clothes we have hung away to wear on occasions. Ben Hecht
20. The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision. George Eliot
21. Love is not just tolerance. It's not just distant appreciation. It's a warm sense of, 'I am enjoying the fact that you are you.' N. T. Wright
22. Hatred is corrosive of a person's wisdom and conscience; the mentality of enmity can poison a nation's spirit, instigate brutal life and death struggles, destroy a society's tolerance and humanity, and block a nation's progress to freedom and democracy. Liu Xiaobo
23. I have a zero tolerance for sanctimonious morons who try to scare people. Pat Robertson
24. And as I've gotten older, I've had more of a tendency to look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion, a gentler way of looking at things. Martin Scorsese
25. It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling. Pierre Bayle
26. Without tolerance, our world turns into hell. Friedrich Durrenmatt
27. As a vulnerability researcher, the greatest barrier I see is our low tolerance for vulnerability. We're almost afraid to be happy. We feel like it's inviting disaster. Brene Brown
28. Tolerance is not really a lived virtue; it's more of a cerebral ascent. Krista Tippett
29. Broad tolerance in the matter of beliefs is necessarily a part of the new ethics. Lafcadio Hearn
30. The world has to have zero tolerance for naked dictatorship. Asma Jahangir
31. Tolerance - the function of an extinguished ardor - tolerance cannot seduce the young. Emile M. Cioran
32. Tolerance is the price we pay for living in a free, pluralistic society. Robert Casey
33. You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance. W. Somerset Maugham
34. Real tolerance means respecting other people even when they baffle you and you have no idea why they think what they think. G. Willow Wilson
35. Tolerance is another word for indifference. W. Somerset Maugham
36. It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom. Dee Hock
37. Tolerance is a virtue that depends upon peace and strength. Charles Lindbergh
38. Broad-mindedness is related to tolerance; open-mindedness is the sibling of peace. Salman Rushdie
39. Tolerance always has limits - it cannot tolerate what is itself actively intolerant. Sidney Hook
40. Go big or go home. You can either stand for what you believe or fall for what you don't. Above all, make a choice for tolerance and love. Joy Villa
41. Experience is tolerance; but tolerance, when it is induced by apathy, is not in the least a virtue. Ameen Rihani
42. The search for justice and security, the struggle for equality of opportunity, the quest for tolerance and harmony, the pursuit of human dignity - these are moral imperatives which we must work towards and think about on a daily basis. Aga Khan IV
43. Globalisation is happening so fast it's confusing for people, and tolerance is threatened. Bill Pullman
44. We allow each other so little enjoyment or even tolerance for our individualities, our uniquenesses, and yet to me, that's what it's all about. Buffy Sainte-Marie
45. Always try to maintain complete tolerance and always make an effort to give people more than they expect. Scott Hamilton
46. There are few more effective ways to promote tolerance between suspicious neighbours than to force them to eat supper together. Alain de Botton
47. Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding. Agnes Repplier
48. We must teach compassion and tolerance and encourage kindness, selflessness, and loving acceptance of all who are created in the image of God. Ephraim Mirvis
49. The novelist teaches the reader to comprehend the world as a question. There is wisdom and tolerance in that attitude. In a world built on sacrosanct certainties the novel is dead. Milan Kundera
50. Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness. James Goldsmith
51. A man has to have sensibility, wit, mystery, tolerance, and strength... Romance also helps. Carolina Herrera
52. When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee. Helen Hayes
53. If you've ever found yourself pushed to the limits of your tolerance... you find yourself doing some things that, from the outside, can be seen as quite insane. Brandon Lee
54. If you're gay or religious you're always hearing this word tolerance. It's a pathetic word. It's actually just a politically correct word for the term intolerance. Rupert Everett
55. Tolerance is held to be a condition of mind which is encouraged by, and is necessary for, civilization. Arthur Keith
56. Tolerance is the value that was selected to put on here, and tolerance is as American as apple pie. Jay Inslee
57. Those wearing tolerance for a label call other views intolerable. Phyllis McGinley
58. 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
59. We can practice tolerance while still holding true to cultural values that protect the institution of marriage as a union between only a man and a woman. Ken Calvert
60. 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
61. The principle of tolerance and respect for freedom promoted by the reforms of the Second Vatican Council are today being manipulated and erroneously taken too far. Pope Benedict XVI
62. My hope is that we're going to end up with a far more tolerant society, where the erosion of privacy, to the extent it erodes, will be offset by increased tolerance. Peter Thiel
63. I think more tolerance, more people having more access to a chance to be literate, and a chance to stay healthy makes for a more peaceful planet. Henry Rollins
64. Tolerance is important, especially in a democracy. The ability to have honest conversations, even if you come from a different place, a difference perspective, is fundamentally important. Theo Epstein
65. Part of the scientific temperament is this tolerance for holding multiple hypotheses in mind at the same time. David Eagleman
66. 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
67. If tolerance is the best we can do in this moment, then by all means let's be tolerant. But by stopping there, by merely tolerating each other, we miss so much. John Wesley Shipp
68. The spirit of forgiveness should prevail, and there should be tolerance and understanding among all political parties for us to move forward. Roy Bennett
69. No human trait deserves less tolerance in everyday life, and gets less, than intolerance. Giacomo Leopardi

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