Quotes: tolerate

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  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    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.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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    Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.
  • Abe Fortas
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    Dissent and dissenters have no monopoly on freedom. They must tolerate opposition. They must accept dissent from their dissent.
  • Arlo Guthrie
    Arlo Guthrie
    American folk singer-songwriter 1947-
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    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.
  • Bernard Berenson
    Bernard Berenson
    American art historian 1865-1959
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    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
    Natalie Clifford Barney
    American-born French Author 1876-1972
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    How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue
  • Reggie Jackson
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    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
    Charles de Gaulle
    French statesman 1890-1970
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    I respect only those who resist me; but I cannot tolerate them.
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    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.
  • Doris Lessing
    Doris Lessing
    British novelist 1919-
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    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
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer 1740-1814
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    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
    William Allen White
    American editor, writer 1868-1944
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    Since others have to tolerate my weaknesses, it is only fair that I should tolerate theirs.
  • Fleur Adcock
    Fleur Adcock
    New Zealand poet and editor 1934-
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    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."
  • 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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