tolerance Quotes

For most of my life I had operated under a simple schematic of winning and losing, but cancer was teaching me a tolerance for ambiguities.
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— Lance Armstrong
Broad tolerance in the matter of beliefs is necessarily a part of the new ethics.
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— Lafcadio Hearn
Tolerance is a good cornerstone on which to build human relationships.
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— L. Ron Hubbard
Religious tolerance does not mean one cannot express his own beliefs. It does mean that seeking to undermine or attack the religious faith and beliefs of another has always been a short road to trouble.
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— L. Ron Hubbard
I think it's important to remember that Christianity was based in love and tolerance and forgiveness and acceptance.
— Kristin Chenoweth
Tolerance is not really a lived virtue; it's more of a cerebral ascent.
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— Krista Tippett
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.
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— Kofi Annan
We need to promote greater tolerance and understanding among the peoples of the world. Nothing can be more dangerous to our efforts to build peace and development than a world divided along religious, ethnic or cultural lines. In each nation, and among all nations, we must work to promote unity based on our shared humanity.
— Kofi Annan
If tolerance, respect and equity permeate family life, they will translate into values that shape societies, nations and the world.
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— Kofi Annan
Tolerance, inter-cultural dialogue and respect for diversity are more essential than ever in a world where peoples are becoming more and more closely interconnected.
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— Kofi Annan
The future of peace and prosperity that we seek for all the world's peoples needs a foundation of tolerance, security, equality and justice.
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— Kofi Annan
No one ever questions the disorder behind her tarantula LA glamour " sociopathy, narcissism " because it's good rock and roll, good entertainment! I have a low tolerance for manipulative, egomaniacal behaviour, and usually have to remind myself that the person might be mentally ill.
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— Kim Gordon
Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.
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— Kim Campbell
Tolerance is love sick with the sickness of haughtiness.
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— Khalil Gibran
Tolerance is a relatively weak virtue; we're called to so much more than that in the body of Christ.
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— Kevin DeYoung
The single greatest world transformation would simply be the embrace of global reasonableness and pluralistic tolerance the global embrace of egoic-rationality (on the way to centauric vision-logic).
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— Ken Wilber
We can practice tolerance while still holding true to cultural values that protect the institution of marriage as a union between only a man and a woman.
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— Ken Calvert
Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society... then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them... We should therefore claim, in the name of tolerance, the right not to tolerate the intolerant.
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— Karl Popper
The moral decisions of others should be treated with respect, as long as such decisions do not conflict with the principle of tolerance.
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— Karl Popper
I have insisted that we must be tolerant. But I also believe that this tolerance has its limits. We must not trust those anti-humanitarian religions which not only preach destruction but act accordingly. For if we tolerate them, then we become ourselves responsible for for their deeds.
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— Karl Popper
If we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them.
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— Karl Popper
If tolerance and kindness and acceptance and love are political, then I guess I am political.
— Karen Fairchild
Ever since the Crusades, when Christians from western Europe were fighting holy wars against Muslims in the near east, western people have often perceived Islam as a violent and intolerant faith - even though when this prejudice took root Islam had a better record of tolerance than Christianity.
— Karen Armstrong
Living here in North America - I have been Americanized. When I go back home now, there are things that I have far less tolerance for in South Africa. We've come such a long way in terms of race relations and the economy as well as people's willingness to move on. There are still a lot of things that are frustrating about being in South Africa.
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— Kandyse McClure
In a multi-racial society, trust, understanding and tolerance are the cornerstones of peace and order.
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— Kamisese Mara
If you want to see what stage comedians did to get laffs a century ago, watch the 1910 'Wizard of Oz.' I hope you have a high tolerance for pratfalls.
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— Kage Baker
Mid-grade readers don't have short attention spans, they just have low boredom tolerance.
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— Judith Viorst
The dinner table is the center for the teaching and practicing not just of table manners but of conversation, consideration, tolerance, family feeling, and just about all the other accomplishments of polite society except the minuet.
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— Judith Martin
Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understand another's beliefs, practices, and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them.
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— Joshua L. Liebman
Tolerance is the worst roar of all, including tolerance for homosexuals, feminists, and religions that don't follow Christ.
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— Josh McDowell
This is the age of the new tolerance and it is producing a bumper crop of anti-Christian and anti-American sentiment.
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— Josh McDowell
I would not preach tolerance, which seems to me another name for condescension and presupposes faults in those to be tolerated ... Nor do I believe in demanding love - that should be the gift of a free will. But simply to be kind - that is not too much to ask of any of us.
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— Josephine Lawrence
The value of tolerance is central to living in today's world - especially in diverse places like the Bronx.
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— Jose Serrano
Black! Black! Black! I am proud of being a Negro. Nor have I ever tried to beg tolerance from anyone. Superiority is not proved by color, but by the brain, by education, by willpower, by moral courage.
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— Jose Celso Barbosa
Being blocked, being uncertain, sitting there not knowing, waiting, abiding with it: this is the work. If you don't have the tolerance for that you're in great trouble. If you want to call it a writer's block... that doesn't seem a very useful name for that kind of abiding that I think is the essence of the work.
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— Jonathan Lethem
There's not a lot of tolerance for people like me... To avoid ignorance and bullying, I've had to hide the fact that I'm a troll. You have no idea how much time and money I've spent on electrolysis and hair dye and reconstructive surgery so I can look like this.
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— Jon Cryer
These are challenging and exciting times. No previous generation of Australians has ever had such an opportunity. No other country in the world has such an opportunity now. So long as we retain faith in ourselves, practise tolerance and reward initiative, we should be in no doubt about succeeding.
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— John Yu
Tolerance is not a spiritual gift; it is the distinguishing mark of postmodernism; and sadly, it has permeated the very fiber of Christianity. Why is it that those who have no biblical convictions or theology to govern and direct their actions are tolerated and the standard or truth of God's Word rightly divided and applied is dismissed as extreme opinion or legalism?
— John Stott
The lawyers' contribution to the civilizing of humanity is evidenced in the capacity of lawyers to argue furiously in the courtroom, then sit down as friends over a drink or dinner. This habit is often interpreted by the layman as a mark of their ultimate corruption. In my opinion, it is their greatest moral achievement: It is a characteristic of humane tolerance that is most desperately needed at the present time.
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— John Silber
As a reader, I have a very short attention span and a low tolerance for boredom, and I find that comes in handy with my writing. If I get bored writing something, I pity the people who will then try to read it.
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— John Scalzi