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Tolerance Quotes and Sayings

The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
Ralph W. Sockman
Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it. No destructive lies. No ridiculous fears. No debilitating anger.
Bill Bradley
In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.
Dalai Lama
It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.
Pierre Bayle
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.
Charlotte Bronte
It is the duty of every cultured man or woman to read sympathetically the scriptures of the world. If we are to respect others’ religions as we would have them respect our own, a friendly study of the world’s religions is a sacred duty.
Mohandas K. Gandhi
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Helen Keller
There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it behooves all of us not to talk about the rest of us.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Albert Einstein
Anger and intolerance are the twin enemies of correct understanding.
Mahatma Gandhi
Tolerance is the oil which takes the friction out of life.
Wilbert E. Scheer
Good humor makes all things tolerable.
Henry Ward Beecher
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
Through the centuries, the history of peoples is but a lesson in mutual tolerance.
Emile Zola
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so too.
Voltaire
Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons.
Jessica Lange
People are very open-minded about new things–as long as they’re exactly like the old ones.
Charles F. Kettering

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