Quotes on “Tolerance”

//Quotes on “Tolerance”

Quotes on “Tolerance”

Tolerance … begins by recognizing ways in which another is different from me, and then acts to bear with that individual while avoiding acceptance and appreciation of differences that are contrary to my convictions.

“It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own.”
  Herbert Samuel
1870-1963, British Liberal Statesman, Philosophical Writer
“When tolerance is not afforded to those so well-deserved, it speaks ill of the one who feels he cannot afford to give it.”
  Source Unknown
“No human trait deserves less tolerance in everyday life, and gets less, than intolerance.”
  Giacomo Leopardi
1798-1837, Italian Poet, Scholar
“To tolerate everything is to teach nothing.”
  F.J. Kinsman
“People are very open-minded about new things. As long as they are exactly like the old ones.”
  Charles F. Kettering
1876-1958, American Engineer, Inventor
“Pass no rash condemnation on other peoples words or actions.”
  Thomas ä Kempis
1379-1471, German Monk, Mystic, Religious Writer
Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.”
  Helen Keller
1880-1968, American Blind/Deaf Author, Lecturer, Amorist
Intolerance is the most socially acceptable form of egotism, for it permits us to assume superiority without personal boasting .”
  Sidney J. Harris
1917- American Journalist
Tolerance and celebration of individual differences is the fire that fuels lasting love.”
  Tom Hannah
“The highest result of education is tolerance.”
  Helen Keller
1880-1968, American Blind/Deaf Author, Lecturer, Amorist
Tolerance is a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.”
  Sir James Goldsmith
“I have seen great intolerance show in support of tolerance.”
  Samuel Taylor Coleridge
1772-1834, British Poet, Critic, Philosopher


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