Quotation Explorer - 'Tolerance'

The absence of dissent does not necessarily imply acceptance; just tolerance. - Lakshmy Menon Chatterjee
so often victims end up unnecessarily prolonging their abuse because they buy into the notion that their abuser must be coming from a wounded place and that only patient love and tolerance (and lots of misguided therapy) will help them heal. - George K. Simon
A little love, a little kindness,a little hope, a little joyfulness,a little tolerance, a little gratefulness,brings harmony and creates peacefulness. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes with secret pride I sigh, To think how tolerant am I; Then wonder which is really mine: Tolerance, or a rubber spine? - Ogden Nash
I am more and more convinced that some people are put in our lives solely to try our patience and tamper with our tolerance levels. - Richelle E. Goodrich
I agree with Abhijit Naskar that the path of tolerance is the only way—but it must be accompanied by continued pressure to break down barriers to access to information, so that our tolerance isn’t exploited to further the ends of totalitarian religious groups. - Daniel C. Dennett
God know that a mother need fortitude and courage and tolerance and flexibility and patience and firmness and nearly every other brave aspect of the human soul. - Phyllis McGinley
I am a lover of truth, a worshiper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance. - Stephen Fry
The human heart needs only the bare elements to survive, the human brain wants to the limitlessness of tolerance. Finding yourself is a matter of pitching your tent in the middle. - Zephyr McIntyre
Can we just be grateful for beauty & joy, fascination & tolerance, humour & love, nature & grace, and simply release any anger and pains? - Jay Woodman
Peace is not the absence of intolerance Peace is a way of life with joy of tolerance. - Debasish Mridha
Tolerance only for those who agree with you is no tolerance at all. - Ray A. Davis
At times sun may burn bloody coppery on your skin…But have that charm and smile on your chinIt’s the tolerance and inner strength of your soul that winsIn this wheel of life, with time that spins - Dr Chitra Navada
It's all about Perfection or the tolerance of Imperfection - Stijn Moreels
Tolerance is not a Christian value. Charity, justice, mercy, prudence, honesty--these are Christian values. - Charles J. Chaput
Once lead this people into war and they will forget there ever was such a thing as tolerance. - Woodrow Wilson
For peace, let us teach the humanity, tolerance and nonviolence. - Debasish Mridha
If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding. - Dalai Lama XIV
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. - Francis Maitland Balfour
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
Tolerance is certainly an improvement over hate, but it is not the same thing as freedom. - Janet R. Jakobsen and Ann Pellegrini
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
Tolerance is the price we pay for living in a free, pluralistic society. - Robert Casey
For peace, let us teach humanity tolerance and nonviolence. - Debasish Mridha
Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form. - Toni Morrison
Tolerance of intolerance enables oppression. - DaShanne Stokes
The deepness of human love and dignity will define the tolerance of humanity. - Debasish Mridha
It is called equanimity when one has no attachment with the good (the auspicious) and no abhorrence for the bad (the inauspicious). The one without duality is in equanimity-state. In worldly interactions, people identify tolerance as equanimity! - Dada Bhagwan
Why do we teach our children to hate others when there are so many options to love? Why do we teach hate when kindness, compassion, tolerance, and harmony add such beauty to life? - Debasish Mridha
The happiness of America is intimately connected with the happiness of all mankind; she is destined to become the safe and venerable asylum of virtue, of honesty, of tolerance, and quality and of peaceful liberty. - Marquis De Lafayette
Tolerance is love sick with the sickness of haughtiness. - Kahlil Gibran
What's most important in a friendship? Tolerance and loyalty. - J.K. Rowling
Peace is not the absence of war,but the presence of love and care.Peace is not the absence of agony,but the presence of joy of harmony.Peace is not the absence of poverty,but the presence of love for beauty.Peace is not the absence of intolerance. Peace is a way of life with joy of tolerance. - Debasish Mridha
Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they're sinners can bring democracy the tolerance it requires to survive - Ronald Reagan
...am so deeply impressed with the fair mindedness and tolerance of the American people... - Virchand Gandhi
Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence. - Parwez Musharraf
The purpose of religion is to enhance love, compassion, kindness, and care.It teaches us forgiveness, humility, tolerance, patience, and to share. - Debasish Mridha
Tolerance of intolerance is cowardice. - Ayaan Hirsi Ali
I have seen gross intolerance shown in support of tolerance. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Anybody Can Hate. Hate is Easy...Living Side by Side with Compassion, Tolerance and Respect Takes Real Courage. - Jeffrey A. White
Why is there such madness in our world? Why can’t we stop it? Why do we hate others? Tolerance, harmony, compassion, and kindness are the beauty of life. - Debasish Mridha
The goals of true education are to teach acceptance, tolerance, and nonviolence. - Debasish Mridha
A roof of harmony can only be built on top of pillars of tolerance. - Shilpa Menon
My exploration of the biology of beliefs has taught me universal tolerance. - Abhijit Naskar
Tolerance is NOT acceptance. And that's the problem with ALL religion. It teaches acceptance only for those who believe exactly as you do, and at best, tolerance for the rest of us "sinners." Sorry. Not acceptable. - Quentin R. Bufogle
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance. - W. Somerset Maugham
Let us emulate nature, let us bloom like a flower to fill the world with kindness, tolerance, tranquility, beauty and love. - Debasish Mridha
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
America, it is said, is suffering from intolerance it is not. It is suffering from tolerance. Tolerance of right and wrong, truth and error, virtue and evil, Christ and chaos. Our country is not nearly so overrun with the bigoted as it is overrun with the broadminded. - Fulton J. Sheen
Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardour, for their curiosity and tolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision. - Aldous Huxley
When Your Smile At Someone's Misery, Its Does Not Shows Your Tolerance. Its Reveals lack of Tears For Feeling. - Yaganesh Derasari
Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries. - Shannon L. Alder
The most insidous influence on the young is not violence, drugs, drink or sexual perversion, but our pursuit of the trivial and tolerance of the third rate. - Dr. Eric Anderson Headmaster of Eton. .
With all the strength; Love encompasses compassion, determination, tolerance, endurance, support, faith and acceptance of whom you love. - Auliq Ice
The highest result of education is tolerance. - Helen Keller
Tolerance is an attribute of egoism. - Dada Bhagwan
One's enemy is often the best teacher of tolerance. - Colleen Houck - Ren
Peace can only be achieved by a contrite spirit, open communication and tolerance. - Shannon L. Alder
Tolerance cannot seduce the young. - Emil Cioran
As we live out of such a mind, we become generous, with no sense of tolerance. We become patient, with no sense of putting up with anything. We become compassionate, with no sense of separation. And we become wise, with no sense of having to straighten anyone out. - Steve Hagen
For a peaceful world, the golden rules to live by are mutual understanding, respect, tolerance, forgiveness, and love. - Debasish Mridha
Tolerance isn't about not having beliefs. It's about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you. - Timothy J. Keller
We cannot learn real patience and tolerance from a guru or a friend. They can be practiced only when we come in contact with someone who creates unpleasant experiences. - Dalai Lama XIV
The beauty of the infantry is its ability to truly teach tolerance. At the lowest level, when it is simply a matter of survival to count on everyone around you, regardless of religion or skin color, the only logical option is to ignore the differences. - Adam Fenner
Muhammad adhered meticulously to the charter he forged for Medina, which - grounded as it was in the Quranic injunction, "Let there be no compulsion in religion" (2:256) - is arguably the first mandate for religious tolerance in human history. - Huston Smith
Sitting around fools increases your tolerance - Yash Gupta
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