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80 Inspirational Quotes on Tolerance (PATIENCE)

Top 10 Inspirational Quotes on Tolerance

“Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings. I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion. We are all in this life together.”

Linda Thompson
What is tolerance It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature. - Voltaire
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other’s folly – that is the first law of nature. – Voltaire
Tolerance isn't about not having beliefs. It's about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you. - Timothy Keller
Tolerance isn’t about not having beliefs. It’s about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you. – Timothy Keller
Rejection is a common occurrence. Learning that early and often will help you build up the tolerance and resistance to keep going and keep trying. - Kevin Feige
Rejection is a common occurrence. Learning that early and often will help you build up the tolerance and resistance to keep going and keep trying. – Kevin Feige
Tolerance, compromise, understanding, acceptance, patience - I want those all to be very sharp tools in my shed. - CeeLo Green
Tolerance, compromise, understanding, acceptance, patience – I want those all to be very sharp tools in my shed. – CeeLo Green
Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons. - Jessica Lange
Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons. – Jessica Lange
Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. - John F. Kennedy
Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one’s own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. – John F. Kennedy
Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions. - Gilbert K. Chesterton
Tolerance is the virtue of the man without convictions. – Gilbert K. Chesterton
In order to have faith in his own path, he does not need to prove that someone else's path is wrong. - Paulo Coelho
In order to have faith in his own path, he does not need to prove that someone else’s path is wrong. – Paulo Coelho
Tolerance is the mindful capacity to love, respect, accept the differences that make people unique. - Byron R. Pulsifer
Tolerance is the mindful capacity to love, respect, accept the differences that make people unique. – Byron R. Pulsifer

2 Quotes on Tolerance in Relationships

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. - Paul Sweeney
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. – Paul Sweeney
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

6 Quotes on Tolerance and Respect

“The search for justice and security, the struggle for equality of opportunity, the quest for tolerance and harmony, the pursuit of human dignity – these are moral imperatives which we must work towards and think about on a daily basis.”

Aga Khan IV
Real tolerance means respecting other people even when they baffle you and you have no idea why they think what they think. - G. Willow Wilson
Real tolerance means respecting other people even when they baffle you and you have no idea why they think what they think. – G. Willow Wilson
Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understand another's beliefs, practices, and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them. - Joshua Loth Liebman
Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understand another’s beliefs, practices, and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them. – Joshua Loth Liebman

“It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom.”

Dee Hock
We must have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, even if the perpetrator is somebody we like and admire. - Ana Navarro
We must have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, even if the perpetrator is somebody we like and admire. – Ana Navarro
Respect everyone who crosses your path, even if you feel they don't deserve it. - Alaric Hutchinson
Respect everyone who crosses your path, even if you feel they don’t deserve it. – Alaric Hutchinson

3 Quotes on Tolerance and Patience

“If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges that each of us faces, I think we would treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance and care.”

Marvin Ashton
Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries. - Shannon L. Alder
Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries. – Shannon L. Alder
When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee. - Helen Hayes
When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee. – Helen Hayes

7 Quotes About Tolerance and Kindness

“Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the wrong. Sometime in life you will have been all of these.”

George Washington Carver
Love is not just tolerance. It's not just distant appreciation. It's a warm sense of, 'I am enjoying the fact that you are you.' - N. T. Wright
Love is not just tolerance. It’s not just distant appreciation. It’s a warm sense of, ‘I am enjoying the fact that you are you.’ – N. T. Wright
Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself. - Robert Green Ingersoll
Tolerance is giving to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself. – Robert Green Ingersoll
Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart, the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance, Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe. - Virginia Woolf
Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart, the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance, Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe. – Virginia Woolf
Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength. - Dalai Lama XIV
Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength. – Dalai Lama XIV
I have learnt silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind. - Kahlil Gibran
I have learnt silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind. – Kahlil Gibran
Christmas gift suggestions To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance… - Oren Arnold
Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance… – Oren Arnold

12 Quotes on Tolerance and Religion

“Religious tolerance is something we should all practice; however, there have been more persecution and atrocities committed in the name of religion and religious freedom than anything else.”

Walter Koenig
I think it's important to remember that Christianity was based in love and tolerance and forgiveness and acceptance. - Kristin Chenoweth
I think it’s important to remember that Christianity was based in love and tolerance and forgiveness and acceptance. – Kristin Chenoweth
More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion. - Alexander Chase
More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion. – Alexander Chase

“We want to lead normal lives, lives where our religion and our traditions translate into tolerance, so that we coexist with the world and become part of the development of the world.”

Mohammad bin Salman
Religion is like a pair of shoes… Find one that fits for you, but don't make me wear your shoes. - George Carlin
Religion is like a pair of shoes… Find one that fits for you, but don’t make me wear your shoes. – George Carlin
If people but knew their own religion, how tolerant they would become, and how free from any grudge against the religion of others. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
If people but knew their own religion, how tolerant they would become, and how free from any grudge against the religion of others. – Hazrat Inayat Khan

“I have good idea, for if you meet some person from different religion and he want to make argument about God. My idea is, you listen to everything this man say about God. Never argue about God with him. Best thing to say is, ‘I agree with you.’ Then you go home, pray what you want. This is my idea for people to have peace about religion.”

Elizabeth Gilbert
There is tolerance within our community, Muslims and Christians living together in harmony. These traditional values we have should be enhanced. - Hailemariam Desalegn
There is tolerance within our community, Muslims and Christians living together in harmony. These traditional values we have should be enhanced. – Hailemariam Desalegn

“For my family, belief in God and in the resurrection of Jesus Christ brings such hope and promise to our lives. It strengthens our family and our marriage as we focus on Christ as our example of pure love, compassion and tolerance towards others. This positive message is one that helps us become better people each day.”

Mercedes Schlapp

“Osama bin Laden’s hijacked planes not only attacked the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. They also attacked Islam as a faith. They attacked the values of tolerance and coexistence that Islam preaches.”

Jamal Khashoggi

“While religious tolerance is surely better than religious war, tolerance is not without its liabilities. Our fear of provoking religious hatred has rendered us incapable of criticizing ideas that are now patently absurd and increasingly maladaptive.”

Sam Harris

“It is no longer a question of a Christian going about to convert others to the faith, but of each one being ready to listen to the other and so to grow together in mutual understanding.”

Bede Griffiths

3 Quotes on Tolerance and Education

“My background is in arts education and we know, absolutely for a fact, that there is no better way for kids to learn critical thinking skills, communication skills, things like empathy and tolerance. This is true across every boundary, across cultural boundaries, across socioeconomic, it’s a great leveler in terms of unifying our world.”

Emma Walton Hamilton
The highest result of education is tolerance. - Helen Keller
The highest result of education is tolerance. – Helen Keller

“It’s an universal law– intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility.”

Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

3 Quotes on Tolerance and Freedom

“It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom.”

Quentin Crisp
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance. - Stephen Fry
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance. – Stephen Fry
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population. - Albert Einstein
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression; in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population. – Albert Einstein

4 Quotes on Tolerance and Democracy

“Liberal democracy – as you know, in the old days, we were saying we want socialism with a human face. Today’s left effectively offers global capitalism with a human face, more tolerance, more rights and so on. So the question is, is this enough or not? Here I remain a Marxist: I think not.”

Slavoj Zizek
We are a country based on democracy, tolerance, and openness to the world. - Angela Merkel
We are a country based on democracy, tolerance, and openness to the world. – Angela Merkel
Tolerance is a basic pillar of democracy and the bulwark against totalitarian patterns of action and regimes. - Willi Mernyi
Tolerance is a basic pillar of democracy and the bulwark against totalitarian patterns of action and regimes. – Willi Mernyi

“Hatred is corrosive of a person’s wisdom and conscience; the mentality of enmity can poison a nation’s spirit, instigate brutal life and death struggles, destroy a society’s tolerance and humanity, and block a nation’s progress to freedom and democracy.”

Liu Xiaobo

9 Quotes on Tolerance and Cultural Differences

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”

Nelson Mandela
Cultural differences should not separate us from each other, but rather cultural diversity brings a collective strength that can benefit all of humanity. - Robert Alan
Cultural differences should not separate us from each other, but rather cultural diversity brings a collective strength that can benefit all of humanity. – Robert Alan
Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form. - Toni Morrison
Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form. – Toni Morrison

“Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated.”

Kofi Annan
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity. - John F. Kennedy
If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity. – John F. Kennedy
Tolerance and celebration of individual differences is the fire that fuels lasting love. - Tom Hannah
Tolerance and celebration of individual differences is the fire that fuels lasting love. – Tom Hannah
Understanding languages and other cultures builds bridges. - Suzy Kassem
Understanding languages and other cultures builds bridges. – Suzy Kassem
Do not let your assumptions about a culture block your ability to perceive the individual, or you will fail. - Brandon Sanderson
Do not let your assumptions about a culture block your ability to perceive the individual, or you will fail. – Brandon Sanderson
Tolerance is accepting differences in other people. It is thinking 'It is OK that you are different from me.' - Cynthia Amoroso
Tolerance is accepting differences in other people. It is thinking ‘It is OK that you are different from me.’ – Cynthia Amoroso

2 Quotes on Tolerance and Apathy

Tolerance is a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness. - James Goldsmith
Tolerance is a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness. – James Goldsmith
Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society. - Aristotle
Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society. – Aristotle

19 Wise Quotes on Tolerance to Ponder

“We hope that the Commonwealth Sports movement is playing a meaningful role in the wider global conversation around tolerance, empowerment, and legal recognition for all.”

Tom Daley
I learned that very often the most intolerant and narrow-minded people are the ones who congratulate themselves on their tolerance and open-mindedness. - Christopher Hitchens
I learned that very often the most intolerant and narrow-minded people are the ones who congratulate themselves on their tolerance and open-mindedness. – Christopher Hitchens
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher. - Dalai Lama
In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher. – Dalai Lama

“I have never written that there is a threat of fascism in America. I always considered the idea overwrought. But now I believe there really is such a threat – and it will come draped not in an American flag, but in the name of tolerance and health.”

Dennis Prager
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority. - Ralph W. Sockman
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority. – Ralph W. Sockman
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision. - George Eliot
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision. – George Eliot

“Together with international unity and resolve we can meet the challenge of this global scourge and work to bring about an international law of zero tolerance for terrorism.”

Manmohan Singh
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance. - W. Somerset Maugham
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance. – W. Somerset Maugham

“It’s not so much what you learn about Mumbai, it’s what you learn about yourself, really. It’s a funny old hippie thing, but it’s true as well. You find out a lot about yourself and your tolerance, and about your inclusiveness.”

Danny Boyle
It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling. - Pierre Bayle
It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling. – Pierre Bayle

“Tolerance is a fundamental character trait of great people and a part of the attitudes and practices of those we admire and respect. People without tolerance are diminished and poor.”

John K. Carmack
I have a zero tolerance for sanctimonious morons who try to scare people. - Pat Robertson
I have a zero tolerance for sanctimonious morons who try to scare people. – Pat Robertson
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I have seen great intolerance shown in support of tolerance. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“I want to be clear. No company is too big to be prosecuted. We have zero tolerance for corporate fraud, but we also recognize the importance of avoiding collateral consequences whenever possible.”

Alberto Gonzales
I think it is important to speak your mind. Tolerance of the ignorance sends the wrong message to kids. - Marley Dias
I think it is important to speak your mind. Tolerance of the ignorance sends the wrong message to kids. – Marley Dias
Tolerance always has limits - it cannot tolerate what is itself actively intolerant. - Sidney Hook
Tolerance always has limits – it cannot tolerate what is itself actively intolerant. – Sidney Hook
My pranks have never been about getting a negative reaction. They've always been a tolerance test for the person I'm engaging with. - Kayvan Novak
My pranks have never been about getting a negative reaction. They’ve always been a tolerance test for the person I’m engaging with. – Kayvan Novak
I have, I admit, a low tolerance for detached chronicling and cool analysis. - Leslie Fiedler
I have, I admit, a low tolerance for detached chronicling and cool analysis. – Leslie Fiedler
Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance. - Kim Campbell
Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance. – Kim Campbell

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