Quotes: differences

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  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    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.
  • A linguistic system is a series of differences of sound combined with a series of differences of ideas.
  • Alfred Marshall
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    Again, most of the chief distinctions marked by economic terms are differences not of kind but of degree.
  • Joseph Stowell
    Joseph Stowell
    American Christian author
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    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.
  • Carol Gilligan
    Carol Gilligan
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    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
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
  • Differences challenge assumptions.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
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    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
  • Bob Riley
    Bob Riley
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    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.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
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    Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.
  • Herbert Clark Hoover
    Herbert Clark Hoover
    American - 31st American President 1874-1964
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    Honest differences of views and honest debate are not disunity. They are the vital process of policy making among free men.
  • Bernard Beckett
    Bernard Beckett
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    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.
  • Anne Perry
    Anne Perry
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    I wonder how often in the past I may have missed the good in people because I pre-judged, based on the differences?
  • Mohsin Hamid
    Mohsin Hamid
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    If differences can be hidden, perhaps they aren't differences at all.
    Source: Moth Smoke (2012) 226
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