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Biography - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

German writer and statesman.
Born: 1749 - Died: 1832
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Tolerance should really only be a passing attitude: it should lead to appreciation. To tolerate is to offend.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
À vrai dire, la tolérance ne devrait être qu'une attitude temporaire : elle doit conduire à la reconnaissance. Souffrir autrui, c'est l'outrager.

German
Toleranz sollte eigentlich nur eine vorübergehende Gesinnung sein : sie muß zur Anerkennung führen. Dulden heißt beleidigen.




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Quotes for: tolerance


Quotes

Quotes about tolerance:


In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.





What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.





Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.





The golden rule of conduct is mutual toleration, seeing that we will never all think alike and we shall always see Truth in fragment and from different points of vision.





Tolerance is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.





Of all religions, the Christian should of course inspire the most tolerance, but until now Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.











Quotes

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe also said...


In all things it is better to hope than to despair.





As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.





The aim of living is Life itself.





It is not enough to take steps, which may someday lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise.





All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,












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