Quotes by differences
Quotes 1 till 15 of 51.
Harry S. Truman
American president 1884-1972
It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
American Christian author
As we mature spiritually, we exhibit a growing capacity to care for and appreciate one another in the body of Christ, regardless of our differences.
A linguistic system is a series of differences of sound combined with a series of differences of ideas.
British economist 1842-1924
Again, most of the chief distinctions marked by economic terms are differences not of kind but of degree.
American feminist, ethicist and psychologist 1936-
At a time when efforts are being made to eradicate discrimination between the sexes in the search for social equality and justice, the differences between the sexes are being rediscovered.
W. H. Auden
American poet 1907-1973
Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
Anne Wilson Schaef
American clinical psychologist and author
Differences challenge assumptions.
American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
Differences must be not merely tolerated, but seen as a fund of necessary polarities between which our creativity can spark like a dialectic.Source: Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches (2012) 111
American politician 1944-
For too long, we have focused on our differences - in our politics and backgrounds, in our race and beliefs - rather than cherishing the unity and pride that binds us together.
French writer 1869-1951
Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.
Indian politician 1917-1985
Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.
Herbert Clark Hoover
American - 31st American President 1874-1964
Honest differences of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy making among free men.
New Zealand writer 1967-
Human spirit is the ability to face the uncertainty of the future with curiosity and optimism. It is the belief that problems can be solved, differences resolved. It is a type of confidence. And it is fragile. It can be blackened by fear and superstition.
English author 1938-
I wonder how often in the past I may have missed the good in people because I pre-judged, based on the differences?
British Pakistani novelist, writer 1971-
If differences can be hidden, perhaps they aren't differences at all.Source: Moth Smoke (2012) 226