Quotes by tolerance

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  • Francis Maitland Balfour
    Francis Maitland Balfour
    British biologist 1851-1882
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    The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
  • Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison
    American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
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    Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    If tolerance, respect and equity permeate family life, they will translate into values that shape societies, nations and the world.
  • Carolina Herrera
    Carolina Herrera
    Venezuelan fashion designer 1939-
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    A man has to have sensibility, wit, mystery, tolerance, and strength... Romance also helps.
  • Begum Aga Khan
    Begum Aga Khan
    French Egyptian artist and last wife of Sultan Aga Khan III 1906-2000
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    Families are the best place to learn and practice mutual tolerance and acceptance.
    Source: Interview with FOCUS Magazine, July 2005
  • Malcolm S. Forbes
    Malcolm S. Forbes
    American entrepreneur 1919-1990
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    Few businessmen are capable of being in politics, they don't understand the democratic process, they have neither the tolerance or the depth it takes. Democracy isn't a business.
  • Albert Claude
    Albert Claude
    Belgian-American cell biologist and doctor 1899-1983
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    For this equilibrium now in sight, let us trust that mankind, as it has occurred in the greatest periods of its past, will find for itself a new code of ethics, common to all, made of tolerance, of courage, and of faith in the Spirit of men.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    Giving The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men.
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance.
  • Bruce Davison
    Bruce Davison
    American actor and director 1946-
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    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.
  • Beji Caid Essebsi
    Beji Caid Essebsi
    Tunisian politician 1926-2019
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    I've always maintained there is no incompatibility between Islam and democracy. The Europeans in general confuse Islam and Islamism. Islamism is a political movement that instrumentalises the religion to get to power, which has nothing to do with religion. Islam here in Tunisia is a religion of openness, of tolerance.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    If people can be educated to see the lowly side of their own natures, it may be hoped that they will also learn to understand and to love their fellow men better. A little less hypocrisy and a little more tolerance towards oneself can only have good results in respect for our neighbor; for we are all too prone to transfer to our fellows the injustice and violence we inflict upon our own natures.
  • Brandon Lee
    Brandon Lee
    American actor 1965-1993
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    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.
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