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American writer 1902-1983
Intolerance is the ''Do Not Touch'' sign on something that cannot bear touching. We do not mind having our hair ruffled, but we will not tolerate any familiarity with the toupee which covers our baldness.
Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.
American lawyer and jurist 1910-1982
Dissent and dissenters have no monopoly on freedom. They must tolerate opposition. They must accept dissent from their dissent.
American folk singer-songwriter 1947-
Everyone has a responsibility to not only tolerate another person's point of view, but also to accept it eagerly as a challenge to your own understanding. And express those challenges in terms of serving other people.
American art historian 1865-1959
German is of stone, limestone, pudding stone, marble, granite even, and so to a considerable degree is English, whereas French is bronze and gives out a metallic resonance with tones that neither German nor English tolerate.
Natalie Clifford Barney
American-born French Author 1876-1972
How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue
I feel that the most important requirement in success is learning to overcome failure. You must learn to tolerate it, but never accept it.
Charles de Gaulle
French statesman 1890-1970
I respect only those who resist me; but I cannot tolerate them.
American writer 1888-1959
I said something which gave you to think I hated cats. But gad, sir, I am one of the most fanatical cat lovers in the business. If you hate them, I may learn to hate you. If your allergies hate them, I will tolerate the situation to the best of my ability.
British novelist 1919-
In university they don't tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools.
It is the custom of the Roman Church which I unworthily serve with the help of God, to tolerate some things, to turn a blind eye to some, following the spirit of discretion rather than the rigid letter of the law.
Marquis de Sade
French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
Murder is a horror, but an often necessary horror, never criminal, which it is essential to tolerate in a republican State. Is it or is it not a crime? If it is not, why make laws for its punishment? And if it is, by what barbarous logic do you, to punish it, duplicate it by another crime?
William Allen White
American editor, writer 1868-1944
Since others have to tolerate my weaknesses, it is only fair that I should tolerate theirs.
New Zealand poet and editor 1934-
Somehow we manage it: to like our friends, to tolerate not only their little ways but their huge neuroses, their monumental oddness: "Oh well," we smile, "it's one of his funny days."
Bryant H. McGill
American journalist and author 1969-
The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them, for this they have seldom dealt with. Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their eyes to more honorable ways.
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